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101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes

101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes

101 Quick & Easy Crochet Makes 2016

Start a creative new season of crochet with 101 Quick and Esy Crochet Makes. We've packed 132 pages with some of our favourite projects from simply crochet magazine to take your hook form autumn into Christmas and all through winter. From novices to experts, every level of crocheter can enjoy our simple projects, including fashion, accessories, childrenswear, toys, homewares and Christmas makes for all the family. Happy Hooking!

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3 min
sherbet dip

TREBLE, HALF TR DK WEIGHT 3MM HOOK YOU WILL NEED Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino (55% wool, 33% acrylic, 12% cashmere, 50g/125m), 6 balls of Yarn A Ecru (101) 1 ball of each: Yarn B Candy Pink (06), Lilac (10), Amber (66), Apple (02), Pool (71), Peach Melba (68) 1 ball of Yarn C Chocolate (11) A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook For yarn stockists, contact Designer Yarns 01535 664222 www.designeryarns.uk.com MEASUREMENTS Finished blanket: approx 73x91cm (28¾x36in) Each square measures approx 9.5cm (3¾in) ABBREVIATIONS For a full list, see page 126. Snuggly, soft and sweet, this lovely blanket is a must-make for baby. Designer Nicki Trench says: “The beautiful colours of the squares remind me of Liquorice Allsorts and sherbert dips of the 1960s. It’s a really simple pattern in a tight stitch, so no little holes for babies…

3 min
light & lacy

DOUBLE, TREBLE DK WEIGHT 4MM HOOK YOU WILL NEED Stylecraft, Life DK Heather (2309), 1 x 100g/298m ball A 4mm crochet hook One button For yarn stockists, visit www.stylecraft-yarns.co.uk or call Stylecraft on 01535 609798. ABBREVIATIONS For a full list, see page 126. Pretty and cheap to make, this hat is ideal if you want to make yourself something without breaking the bank or are looking for a lovely gift idea. Designer Kirstie McLeod has used Stylecraft Life DK, a really good value yarn, to make it. You should be able to get two or three hats out of each ball of Life DK, or if you only need one hat you could use the remaining yarn to make a matching pair of mittens or gloves. “Life DK is a really nice yarn,” Kirstie says, “and the 20%…

2 min
pretty posy

DOUBLE, TREBLE DK WEIGHT 3MM HOOK YOU WILL NEED Small quantity of colourful DK weight cottons, such as Drops Muskat, for flowers Small quantity of green DK weight cotton, such as Drops Muskat, for leaves A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) crochet hook 4 x 30cm (12in) craft pipe cleaners 18 x 10mm colourful craft buttons Sewing thread (for stitching on buttons) Hot glue gun, or strong craft/fabric glue For yarn stockists, contact Wool Warehouse 01926 882818 www.woolwarehouse.co.uk MEASUREMENTS Length 20cm (7¾in) Width 18cm (7¼in) ABBREVIATIONS For a full list, see page 126. FLOWERS 01 02 Make 18 in different colours. Round 1 Ch2, 6dc in 2nd ch from hook, ss to first dc: [6 sts] Round 2 (Ss, ch2, tr, ch2, ss) in each st. Fasten off and weave in ends. With a sewing needle and thread, stitch a button into the centre…

1 min
flutter by

BUTTERFLY PATTERN Ch6 and join with ss to form a ring. Row 1 (RS) Ch5 (counts as tr and ch2), (2tr into ring, ch2) 3 times, tr into ring, turn. [8 tr, 4 ch-2 sp] Row 2 Ch3 (counts as first tr), (tr, ch3, 2tr) into ch-2 sp, *(2tr, ch3, 2tr) into next ch-2 sp; repeat from * twice, turn. [16 tr, 4 ch-3 sp] Row 3 (9tr into next ch-3 sp) twice, ss between central 2 tr from Row 2, (9tr into next ch-3 sp) twice, ss to beg ch-3 of Row 2. Ss into end of Row 1, ss into foundation ring. Antennae (Ch8, ss into third ch from hook and in each remaining ch back to foundation ring, ss in foundation ring) twice. Fasten off and weave in ends.…

24 min
granny cool

WEAR YOUR SQUARES… Hook a delicate top that’s perfect for the summer. The dainty edging and super-flattering empire line waist make for an easy-to-wear vest. It’s worked in luxurious Egyptian cotton in beautiful jewel tones. …AND SHOW OFF YOUR BUNTING Use granny squares to put a quirky spin on your bunting. Gone are the traditional triangles and in their place is a set of colourful squares. Their simple geometry is clear to all when they’re hung up high. CUSHION SOFT The clean white and soft grey used in our duo of comfy cushions give them an understated feel, while highlighting their fantastic texture. Toss them on the sofa or bed to update your interiors for summertime. DREAMY DRAPING Wrap yourself in cosy granny squares, or use this colourful blanket to brighten up your bedroom. The sumptuous blend…

7 min
pieces of eight

BASIC CIRCLE PATTERN Notes These circles are made in a spiral so each round is not closed with a ss at the end. It may help to place a marker in the first st of the round and move it up as you work. Experienced crocheters may wish to stagger the increases to obtain a smoother circle. SMALL CIRCLE Make a magic loop. Round 1 (RS) 6dc into loop. [6 sts] Round 2 2dc into each st. [12 sts] Round 3 (1dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times. [18 sts] Round 4 (2dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times. [24 sts] Round 5 (3dc, 2dc in next st) 6 times. [30 sts] Fasten off, weave in ends. OTHER CIRCLE SIZES For a Medium (Large: Extra Large) Circle, work a total of 6 (9: 15) rounds, increasing 6 sts evenly on…