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Simply Crochet

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Magazine

Simply Crochet is full of creative ideas for anyone who loves - or would love to learn - crochet. Crochet is a wonderfully versatile craft with endless possibilities of creative things to make. Inside you will find beautiful designs for the home, fashionable accessories to wear and gift ideas for all occasions. From lampshade covers to shawls, toys to blankets and gadget cosies to cardigans, Simply Crochet is a must-buy for creative crafters looking for new things to make. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions to ensure the best possible results every time, you'll be hooked on handmade from the very first page!

Simply Crochet • Our cute amigurumi fox is a friendly creature, and instead of rifling through your rubbish this one actually prefers to sit quietly indoors and watch you crochet, knit, sew or quilt – it’s that type of crafty fox! You see, it even hooked up its own little scarf. Aw.

Back to cool

CONTRIBUTORS • This issue's crochet champions…

Simply Crochet

Spiralling structures

TWO-TONE TREAT

Marvel at Merino

HAUS PAINTING

A VERY BRITISH YARN

KRISZTINA MATEJCSOK-EDÖMÉR

SUBS STARS!

INSPIRING BOOKS

AWE-NING INSPIRING

BABY’S FIRST WAVES

Wool and Crafts • Each issue we explore a UK yarn shop

ALL ABOUT GRANNIES

PLAYING HOOKY

FIRST FESTIVE FORAY

HARVEST FESTIVAL

Skills & virtual events

5 FAB FINDS Autumn falls • Bring the sights of the season into your crochet

COSY CABLES • Welcome the falling leaves and fresh breeze in the air with textured, classic accessories hot off your hook

Chict unique • Whichever way the wind is blowing, Fran Morgan’s chunky tunic design will keep you warm

FANTASTIC FOX • Ellie’s Craft Boutique has designed a perfect autumn toy so you won’t be outfoxed

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO CHANGE COLOUR IN A SPIRAL

Simple Crochet • SAVE TIME, MONEY AND HASSLE WITH AN ANNUAL SIMPLY CROCHET SUBSCRIPTION

EMILY’S JOURNAL …from the studio • Emily Penn of The Loopy Stitch loves designing and crocheting mandalas, and shares her tips and reasons for making this versatile motif

Super stars • Make your dull denim sparkle again in a star-struck cushion design by Emma Friedlander-Collins

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO OVERSEW MOTIFS TOGETHER

Mosaic masterpiece • This work of art by Simone Francis uses cool and warm shades to exhibit a dynamic crochet stitch

Sweet stripes • Snuggly cuddles are on their way with this essential baby garment by Pat Strong

BAG OF TRICKS • Carol Ibbetson is a multi-talented maker who, when she’s not designing crochet creations or presenting on TV, uses her technical skills to double-check patterns and teach others…

Pommes & pompoms • Keep it all together with a storage basket from DROPS

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO DECREASE IN TREBLE CROCHET (TR2TOG)

Party at the back • Packing your bag is fun with Natalie Beard’s bold design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO WORK TAPESTRY COLOURWORK

Cosy mitts • We challenged two designers to come up with a fab design, each using the same yarn… which is your fave?

Rise of the INDIE CAL • Big yarn brands aren’t the only ones to run crochet-alongs; independent designers are increasingly doing their own too. We find out what’s to love about an indie CAL

MAGIC CARPET THROW • Transport yourself to a world of beautiful patterns with the magic of mosaic crochet in Rosina Plane’s seven-part crochet-along

CHECK MATE • Ideal for layering, this floral design by Cassie Ward is what your cool weather wardrobe is looking for

Twist it, sister! • A granny square with a twist is all you need in Marjan Gouda’s...


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Simply Crochet is full of creative ideas for anyone who loves - or would love to learn - crochet. Crochet is a wonderfully versatile craft with endless possibilities of creative things to make. Inside you will find beautiful designs for the home, fashionable accessories to wear and gift ideas for all occasions. From lampshade covers to shawls, toys to blankets and gadget cosies to cardigans, Simply Crochet is a must-buy for creative crafters looking for new things to make. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions to ensure the best possible results every time, you'll be hooked on handmade from the very first page!

Simply Crochet • Our cute amigurumi fox is a friendly creature, and instead of rifling through your rubbish this one actually prefers to sit quietly indoors and watch you crochet, knit, sew or quilt – it’s that type of crafty fox! You see, it even hooked up its own little scarf. Aw.

Back to cool

CONTRIBUTORS • This issue's crochet champions…

Simply Crochet

Spiralling structures

TWO-TONE TREAT

Marvel at Merino

HAUS PAINTING

A VERY BRITISH YARN

KRISZTINA MATEJCSOK-EDÖMÉR

SUBS STARS!

INSPIRING BOOKS

AWE-NING INSPIRING

BABY’S FIRST WAVES

Wool and Crafts • Each issue we explore a UK yarn shop

ALL ABOUT GRANNIES

PLAYING HOOKY

FIRST FESTIVE FORAY

HARVEST FESTIVAL

Skills & virtual events

5 FAB FINDS Autumn falls • Bring the sights of the season into your crochet

COSY CABLES • Welcome the falling leaves and fresh breeze in the air with textured, classic accessories hot off your hook

Chict unique • Whichever way the wind is blowing, Fran Morgan’s chunky tunic design will keep you warm

FANTASTIC FOX • Ellie’s Craft Boutique has designed a perfect autumn toy so you won’t be outfoxed

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO CHANGE COLOUR IN A SPIRAL

Simple Crochet • SAVE TIME, MONEY AND HASSLE WITH AN ANNUAL SIMPLY CROCHET SUBSCRIPTION

EMILY’S JOURNAL …from the studio • Emily Penn of The Loopy Stitch loves designing and crocheting mandalas, and shares her tips and reasons for making this versatile motif

Super stars • Make your dull denim sparkle again in a star-struck cushion design by Emma Friedlander-Collins

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO OVERSEW MOTIFS TOGETHER

Mosaic masterpiece • This work of art by Simone Francis uses cool and warm shades to exhibit a dynamic crochet stitch

Sweet stripes • Snuggly cuddles are on their way with this essential baby garment by Pat Strong

BAG OF TRICKS • Carol Ibbetson is a multi-talented maker who, when she’s not designing crochet creations or presenting on TV, uses her technical skills to double-check patterns and teach others…

Pommes & pompoms • Keep it all together with a storage basket from DROPS

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO DECREASE IN TREBLE CROCHET (TR2TOG)

Party at the back • Packing your bag is fun with Natalie Beard’s bold design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO WORK TAPESTRY COLOURWORK

Cosy mitts • We challenged two designers to come up with a fab design, each using the same yarn… which is your fave?

Rise of the INDIE CAL • Big yarn brands aren’t the only ones to run crochet-alongs; independent designers are increasingly doing their own too. We find out what’s to love about an indie CAL

MAGIC CARPET THROW • Transport yourself to a world of beautiful patterns with the magic of mosaic crochet in Rosina Plane’s seven-part crochet-along

CHECK MATE • Ideal for layering, this floral design by Cassie Ward is what your cool weather wardrobe is looking for

Twist it, sister! • A granny square with a twist is all you need in Marjan Gouda’s...


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