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Simply Crochet

Simply Crochet

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

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frequency:
Monthly
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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
work space, happy place

Hello Hooksters! We don’t know about you guys but we’ve been spending a lot of time at our home work stations recently! For those of you glued to the kitchen table or spare bedroom, and for the many soon returning to schools and offices, we thought it was high time our work spaces were shown some love. Our desk buddies (on page 14) are so cute and practical and will inspire you to keep up the good work. Elsewhere in this issue you’ll find plenty of projects to occupy you. We’ve got the gorgeous, easy-to-wear cardigan (see page 26) on our hook ready for autumn, and the stunning blanket (on page 65) is at top of our to do list! Whichever project you decide on, share your pictures on Instagram tagged…

1 min.
contributors

FRAN MORGAN Not only does Fran have an enviable eye for colour, but she’s also a dab hand at inventing brand new stitches. Check out her cute ‘case with a face’ on page 21. CLAIRE GOODALE Claire has been crocheting for 17 years. She loves creating intarsia and tapestry patterns that push the boundaries of colour work. See her rug on page 77. ROSINA PLANE Rosina loves colour and geometric patterns, and draws inspiration from the bold shapes and prints used in textiles, and particularly quilting. Check out her blanket on page 65. VICKI ROBERTS Vicki is a versatile crocheter who moves from hats to homewares with ease. Bold projects or intricate details, her brilliant designs are truly off the hook! Check out her scarf on page 68. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Kate Alinari, Chrissie Asbridge, Lucy Croft, Hannah Cross, Lucy…

1 min.
simpley crocet

ADVERTISING Call 0117 300 8206 Senior Advertising Manager Penny Stokes Business Development Manager UK and International Rachael Hawkins MARKETING & SUBSCRIPTIONS Senior Direct Marketing Executive Kate Jones CIRCULATION Head of Newstrade Marketing Martin Hoskins Newstrade Marketing Manager Janine Smith International Account Manager Richard Jefferies PRODUCTION Production Co-ordinator Lizzie Ayre Production Manager Emma McGuinness / Siân Rodgers Production Director Sarah Powell BUYING TEAM Paul Torre, Karen Flannigan, Jennifer Morgan LICENSING Director of International Licensing & Syndication Tim Hudson PUBLISHING Managing Director, Craft Kerry Lawrence Managing Director, Bristol Andy Marshall Chief Executive Officer Tom Bureau SUBSCRIPTIONS Call 03330 162 146 or subscribe online at www.buysubscriptions.com/craft NEED TO GET IN TOUCH? EDITORIAL TEAM simplycrochet@immediate.co.uk SUBSCRIPTIONS TEAM www.buysubscriptions.com/contactus…

8 min.
the wilds of shetland are calling

Rich heritage and colourful landscape… no wonder the Shetland Islands continue to inspire West Yorkshire Spinners. The Croft 100% Shetland Wool is now available in DK, with 12 solid shades and six complementary tweeds. New to The Croft family is Wild Shetland, four aran-roving yarns influenced by the ever-changing colours found in this unique and breathtaking location. Visit www.wyspinners.com to see The Croft’s full range and to purchase. If that’s not enough, West Yorkshire Spinners have launched Crafter’s Hub, a private closed Facebook group for sharing your WYS makes. There will be monthly mystery giveaways, so head to the West Yorkshire Spinners Facebook page, show off your crocheted creations, and be in with a chance of winning! COLOURFUL CARESS Last issue we introduced Cygnet’s new yarn Silcaress DK, super-soft with a silky…