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Crochet Celebrations

Crochet Celebrations

Crochet Celebrations

MAKE THE MOST OF SUMMER WITH OVER 90 FAB PROJECTS! • Hook yourself a holiday wardrobe – for festivals or the beach • Great ideas for tea parties, picnics and outdoor living • Inspiration for a crochet wedding!

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Immediate Media Company London Limited
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1 Min.

W e think getting out the hook and yarn is the perfect way to mark a special occasion, which is why we loved putting together this fab collection. Featuring our favourite designs from Simply Crochet, plus some extra treats, it’s all you need to make your summer celebration go with a bang! We’ve created three different sections: TEA PARTIES & PICNICS (p7), WEDDINGS (p51) and HOLIDAY TIME (p83), all packed full of fun projects. You’ll find stylish accessories to wear to special events, from a chic fascinator (p76) to a FESTIVAL_READY FLOWER CROWN (p103) and daisy chain necklace (p100). There are plenty of ideas to help set the scene for your celebration, from a string of chilli bunting (p33) to BRIGHT MAKES FOR YOUR TABLE (p46). And a wedding for a…

42 Min.
secret garden

AFTERNOON TEA Picnic the proper way – with doilies and comfy cushions spread out under the biggest tree. Keep your sweet treats cool with little linen covers trimmed with lacy crochet. Everything tastes better outdoors. AND NIGHTTIME CANDLELGHT Hang flickering tea light lanterns in the lower boughs of the trees to light your way at dusk. The cool cotton covers with their long ties keep your jam jars safe and secure and cast hazy shadows all around. SITTING PRETTY A single squashy cushion worked in a cool, cottonblend DK is just the thing for your garden chair. When evening draws in, wrap up in a lacy, fringed shawl. Cream goes with absolutely everything. TIME FOR TEA Scatter traditional doilies across your table for instant vintage style. With a crocheted jar cover, the simplest posy becomes a pretty…

3 Min.
ray of sunshine

YOU WILL NEED Q__DMC Petra (100% cotton, 100g/280m), 1 ball of each: 5272 (yellow), 5722 (orange), 5742 (mustard) and 5907 (green) Q__A 2.5mm crochet hook Q__Pipe cleaners Q__Spray starch For yarn stockists, contact DMC 0116 275 4000 www.dmccreative.co.uk MEASUREMENTS Daffodil head meas 9x9cm (3½x3½in) Stalk length meas 20cm (8in) ABBREVIATIONS Trbl (treble crochet in back loop) Treble crochet into the back loop only of stitch(es) indicated For a full list, see page 130 Nothing heralds the return of spring more than a host of golden da_odils. And now you can enjoy a display of their cheerful trumpets, sunshine petals and tall proud stems all year round with Lara Messer’s beautiful project. Da_odils have been immortalised in paintings and poems, so why not make them everlasting in crochet? Make a few blooms, pop them in a jam jar and keep on…

2 Min.
flower power

YOU WILL NEED Q__DROPS Muskat (100% mercerised Egyptian cotton, 50g/100m), 1 ball of each: Vanilla Yellow (30), Dark Orange (49), Apple Green (53), Old Pink (29), Coral (40), Lilac (04), Purple (14) Q__A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook Q__Tapestry needle For yarn stockists, contact Wool Warehouse 01926 882818 www.woolwarehouse.co.uk MEASUREMENTS Large Flower measures 7.5cm (3in) in diameter Small Flower measures 5cm (2in) in diameter ABBREVIATIONS For a full list, see page 130 Need a hit of bright, zingy colour? Get your fix with this quick and easy floral garland by Hannah Cross. It will bring a fresh burst of flowery goodness to your tea party or picnic. It’s also a great stashbuster, so get creative with your own colourways and combinations! SMALL FLOWERS Make one of each colour. Ch6, ss in the first ch to join into ring. Round 1 (RS)…

4 Min.
pack a picnic!

YOU WILL NEED Q__DMC Natura XL (100% cotton, 100g/75m), 5 balls of 07 (turquoise) and 1 ball of 03 (white) Q__A 6mm (US J/10) crochet hook Q__A cardboard box Q__1 metre cotton fabric for lining Q__Needle and thread in colour to match fabric Q__2 small buttons Q__2 leather straps (we got ours from www.bag-clasps.co.uk) For yarn stockists, contact DMC 0116 275 4000 www.dmccreative.co.uk MEASUREMENTS To fit a cardboard box meas 32x24x20cm (12½x9½x7¾in) (pattern gives advice on customisation) TENSION 11 stitches and 13 rows in dc using Natura XL and a 6mm hook ABBREVIATIONS Htr bar (half treble bar stitch) Make one half treble into the front bar of each stitch (this is located just below the ‘V’ of the stitch on the side facing you) For a full list, see page 130 When summer arrives it’s time to head to the park for some al…

4 Min.
cherry on top

YOU WILL NEED Q__Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK (75% extra fine merino, 20% silk, 5% cashmere, 50g/116m), 1 ball of each: Yarn A Vanilla (003) Yarn B Pebble (006) Yarn C Cheeky (048) Plus a small amount of: Yarn D Teddy Red (192) Q__Small amount of toy stuffing Q__A standard 6-cup teapot, approx 15cm diameter Q__A 4mm (US G/6) hook For yarn stockists, contact Sublime 01924 369666 www.sublimeyarns.com TENSION 22sts and 28 rows over 10x10cm (4x4in) in dc MEASUREMENTS Teapot measurements are 25x15x17cm (10x6x7in) ABBREVIATIONS FPhtr Yrh, starting at the front, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of the indicated st, complete as for htr BPhtr Yrh, starting at the back, insert hook from back to front to back around the post of the indicated st, complete as for htr For a full list, see…