Simply Crochet 116

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!***Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not include the covermount items you would find on the printed newsstand copies. ***

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full-on festive vibes

Christmas and crochet are simply made for each other – working up colourful and cosy yarn of an evening to create a welcoming, festive atmosphere or give as a gift to loved ones. Our Christmas Eve collection on page 14 will add traditional touches to your home while the Nordic-style jumper on page 28 or sparkly reindeer on page 33 would make super presents. And don’t miss the adorable Santa hat and mitts set on page 51 for a mini-me make. Please share your makes on Instagram tagged #sctreblemaker, or on our Facebook group Simply Crochet SCtreblemakers, as we love to see them!…

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FRAN MORGAN Not only does Fran have an enviable eye for colour, but she’s also a dab hand at inventing brand new stitches. Take a look at her Christmas tree skirt on page 58. ELISABETH DAVIS DE HERRAIZ Elisabeth is a self-taught crocheter living in Madrid. She is a complete shawl addict and is always planning her next project. Check out her indie yarn shawl on page 76. ELEONORA TULLY Eleonora loves sharing her designs with people worldwide through her annual blanket CAL. She also enjoys hosting crochet workshops. Find her hat and mittens set on page 51. BOWIE AND GEORGE Jacinta Bowie and Lucy George have collaborated on designs for the past five years. The Nordic-style jumper is a combination of their skills and styles; see it on page 28. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Natalie Beard, Jess Bennett, Ellie’s Craft…

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festive stocking filler friends

IDEAS ❤ INSPIRATION ❤ ACCESSORIES ❤ WEBSITES ❤ EVENTS ❤ STUFF PRECIOUS CREATURES Red Panda, Fiji Banded Iguana, Humboldt Penguin – these unusual and beautiful animals join nine more in Simply Crochet’s Endangered Animals calendar for 2022. Made with Sirdar Happy Cotton, the figures raise awareness of the many mammals, aves, amphibians, reptiles, insects and molluscs that are in danger of extinction across the world. Don’t miss your chance to hook up and highlight these special creatures – get your calendar with issue 117 on sale 2 December. As a bonus for new subscribers* you will receive all the Sirdar Happy Cotton needed to make the 12 animals. Hooks at the ready! CROCHET CHRISTMAS Hook yourself a happy Christmas with this super-festive collection of makes from Simply Crochet. Packed with new and classic patterns…

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skimming stones

Rowan’s latest yarn is not only inspired by, but derives from Pebble Island, located in the Falkland Islands archipelago. It is home to a farming family and several thousand Merino sheep who graze freely on the luscious natural vegetation and breathe in the rich sea air. This special location is where some of the world’s finest pure Merino wool is grown, and then carefully shorn by hand before shipping to the UK where it is then spun and dyed in a family-owned Yorkshire mill. The beautiful palette is inspired by stones, flora and fauna found on Pebble Island. It’s hypoallergenic, soft, resilient and elastic, making it comfortable to crochet with and to wear. Experience Pebble Island at…

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subs stars!

EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUBSCRIBERS! Every month, three subscribers win a prize as thank you for their loyalty to Simply Crochet. This month, the winners (below) will each receive not only this gorgeous amigurumi ‘Nora’ unicorn kit from Hoooked, but also a KnitPro Waves crochet hook set, in total worth over £46! Check next month to see if you’re a winner! Micky Jamieson, East Sussex Yvette McKern, Cheshire Cheryl Naisbitt, County Durham Immediate Media Company, publishers of Simply Crochet, Subs Stars giveaway Terms and Conditions. Prizes were dispatched before the on sale date of this issue. There are no cash alternatives. Three winning entries will be chosen at random from all current subscribers. The draw is final and no correspondence will be entered into.…

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inspiring books

DRESS-UP AMIGURUMI MADELENΟN (£13.95, Meteoor Books) Dress to impress! Hugo the Bear, Becca the Deer, Duncan the Dog and Ray the Elephant have opened their wardrobes and it’s up to you to make, mix and match. The four huggable amigurumi friends can change into 25 adorable outfits. You can make the most stunning combinations, as everything fits on every animal character in the book – there’s an outfit for every occasion. A MERRY CROCHET CHRISTMAS ANNIE’S CROCHET (£11.99, Annie’s) Looking to add a traditional and fun Christmas touch to your home? There are more than 20 designs included that will add that perfect festive touch to your holiday decor! Choose from an adorable gnome wall hanging, a whimsical pocket shawl, winter scene cushion, snow bear, placemats, afghans, ornaments and more. WEEKEND MAKES: CROCHETED BAGS EMMA OSMOND (£14.99, GMC Publications) Whether you…