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. ***

Paese:
United Kingdom
Lingua:
English
Editore:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frequenza:
Monthly
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66,67 €(VAT inclusa)
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the next big project

If you’re like us, the longer nights mean more sofa time (our fave crochet spot), so we’re putting it to good use by starting festive projects. The nature-themed Christmas decorations on page 14 will ease you into your prep with their calming colour palette. Do some early pressie making with a cute gingerbread doll on page 32 or a Christmas pudding blanket on page 58 for a sweet treat. Too soon to mention the big day? Then the comfy batwing jumper on page 46 is an early gift to yourself. 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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coutributor

KELLY WILSON MOORE Kelly has been crocheting for over 30 years. She loves designing colourful makes and sharing them on her blog. Take a look at her snowflake bunting on page 76. VICTORIA KAIRIS Victoria is completely amigurumi-obsessed and loves the challenge of making her characters as cute as they can possibly be. Check out her gingerbread doll on page 32. VICKIE SMITH Vickie finds crocheting very therapeutic and enjoys creating. She loves seeing the many different ways yarn can be used. Find her dog stocking on page 56. MILLIE MASTERTON Millie is the crochet designer behind Ruby and Custard. She’s been busy creating the star baby wrap on page 50. Gifts for babies need to be cute and cuddly and this design is both! OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Balkis Agrebi, Suzi Ashworth, Natalie Beard, Jess Bennett, Esme Crick, Sarah Csiacsek,…

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7 min
it’s stitch and treat time!

Halloween is creeping closer so you’ve just got time to hook up these adorably scary amigurumi toys! Designed in soft Paintbox Cotton Aran by Irene Strange, the free patterns include Pips the Pumpkin, Oscar the Little Bat, Bernard the Dinosaur and Boo the Fiendishly Friendly Ghost. Find these fangtastic Halloween projects at www.lovecrafts.com BEST BEASTS Does your home decor need a fun upgrade? In Rico Design’s Animal Pot Covers booklet, you’ll find out how to turn simple planters into super cool animals. The crocheted accessories are not only for plant pots in your home jungle, but are also ideal for utensils in the kitchen, bathroom and hobby corner. The 10 cute animals are crocheted with Rico’s Creative Cotton Aran as the wide range of colours is suitable for animals in naturalistic tones…

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1 min
subs stars!

Every month, three subscribers win a prize as thank you for their loyalty to Simply Crochet. This month, the winners (below) will each receive will each receive this Lily Sugar ‘n Cream yarn pack, including a ‘Let’s Dish’ pattern book, worth £39.99! Enjoy! Rachel Hadley, Lincolnshire Susan Emerson, County Durham Jane Warner, Shropshire 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

CROCHET AT WORK KATE MC CULLY (£14.99, GMC Publications) This book contains 20 fun, customisable dolls to crochet – you can choose the body shape, skin and hair colour, hair style, and outfit. Each doll has been dressed in clothing that reflects an aspirational career, so they’re perfect for adults wanting to crochet for little ones who say, ‘When I grow up, I want to be a…’ Projects include: chef, doctor, vet, explorer, astronaut, soldier, teacher and firefighter. COMFORTABLE CROCHET SOCKS SASCHA BLASE-VAN WAGTENDONK (£18.95, Stackpole Books) Here are the secrets to perfect-fitting, soft, stretchy crochet socks. You’ll find 10 patterns designed for the ultimate in style and comfort. All patterns are in a range of sizes from babies through to adult. Try cable and lace stitches, chevrons, or a cute little bear sock. Change…

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1 min
5 fab finds

Halloween Get into the spirit of this spooky time of year 1 GUYS AND GHOULS For a more subtle nod to all things ghostly, hook up the BOO-tiful Throw Pillow pattern from Etsy shop Hooked On Hawley for £2.74. It’s covered in some rather cute ghosts that you can actually cuddle up to! 2 SECRET STASH Head to Folksy shop Twinkle Twells for this Spooky Skull Trick or Treat Bag that’s £5.50. The fearsome skull design should stop sweet stealers in their tracks. 3 DIY WITCH Brew up some fun with a Witch Hat Headband. It’s great for kids and adults and is a super stashbuster too. The pattern is £3.50 at Ravelry store Crafty Kitty Crochet. 4 HIDE AND PEEK Doilies get a creepy makeover with this stunning Witches and Skeletons in Cauldrons pattern from Etsy shop vjf25…

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