Giveaways in Simply Crochet issue one

I’m excited to announce we have a very special giveaway inside the first issue of Simply Crochet! We are giving you the chance to win one of three Rico patchwork family crochet kits. Rico’s candy-coloured animals are a great way to share a love of crochet. The collection includes Bruno the bear (pictured above), Lenny… Continue reading

Free Pattern! Trained toy seal

Our friends at Crochet Today! have a fantastic range of patterns on their website. Today we thought we’d share with you one of our favourite seaside friends, this adorable seal! Here is what you need to make your very own… Yarn RED HEART Soft Yarn, 5oz/140g balls, each approx 256yd/234m (acrylic) 1 ball #9440 Light… Continue reading

Weekly inspiration: glitter and celebrations

column one Beaded mohair yarns from Fabulous yarn. column two Ladder ribbon glitter yarn from crochetgal, metallic glitter ribbon yarn from Gigayarn, yellow gold yarn Lion Brand. column three DIY fairy jar from Velvetacide, DIY safety sparkler cake-toppers eighteen25.

We love leftovers….

A round-up of some of the most creative ways you can use up your leftover yarn from this year’s projects. Learn all the techniques and tips to create these stunning and complex God-Eyes as Jay Mohler shows us how to update this campfire favourite into a real piece of art. See more of his stunning… Continue reading

Win £200 worth of crochet goodies with Simply Crochet!

Projects, tools and yarn from Black Sheep Wools

To celebrate the launch of Simply Crochet, we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win crochet goodies worth over £200. With the project books and yarn to make three complete projects courtesy of Black Sheep Wools and a year’s subscription to Simply Crochet, you’ll have everything you need to get crocheting! We’re also throwing… Continue reading

The Making Spot’s Christmas countdown

The Making Spot launch a Facebook advent calendar that’s filled with crafty treats! The countdown to Christmas has officially begun as our friends at The Making Spot have launched a new interactive Facebook advent calendar with a crafty giveaway everyday until Christmas Eve! To be able to open each door on the calendar, simply visit… Continue reading

Weekly inspiration: Monday blues

Column one: blue pigment, crochet doily, bright blue flowers column two: small crochet flower heads, afghan blanket column three: yarn, vila dress