Simply Crochet 117

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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United Kingdom
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English
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Immediate Media Company London Limited
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Monthly
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magic crochet makes

It’s Christmas time and crochet is here to help you decorate your home and create gorgeous presents for all. If you’re after quick and useful gifts our chunky accessories collection on page 14 will help you tick items off your gift list, quick-smart. Wintery and cosy makes keep coming with the textured jumper on page 44 and checked blanket on page 49. Feel the call of the wild with our Endangered Animals patterns and raise awareness by hooking unique creatures. 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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contributors

ANA DIAKOVA Ana has been a designer for last 10 years. Her style is a balanced combination of traditional stitches, and modern constructions and textures. See her jumper on page 44. SHARNA MOORE Crochet designer Sharna always has a hook and yarn in her hand and has a penchant for making lovely things for the home. Look out for her quick-hook hat on page 21. KWANNIE CHENG Kwannie’s trademark crochet is a miniature world that reflects her daily life. She also loves an occasional over-the-top XL project though. Find her resolution decorations on page 70. MARIA JĘCZMYK Maria fell in love with crochet during her geography studies. She unites both passions by designing patterns inspired by travel, nature and folk art. Find her rug on page 78. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Caroline Bawn, Natalie Beard, Kim Bengtsson Friis, Jess Bennett, Carolyn…

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magical skies

In need of a new festive project? Deramores have got you cosily covered with the Night Before Christmas Blanket Crochet-Along. This detailed design is sure to become a family favourite for the snowy season, with Christmas trees, Santa’s sleigh and more. Ideal for the intermediate crocheter and up, learn how to hook a different part of the blanket over five weeks until it’s complete. Get your yarn pack (and mini pompoms for Rudolph’s nose!) from www.deramores.com and you’ll receive the digital pattern via email. Keep up with the CAL conversations on Facebook group Deramores: The Projects.…

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vibrant nature

This bold, statement colour collection from West Yorkshire Spinners is the result of their exciting collaboration with iconic British fashion designer Zandra Rhodes. With a career over 50 years long, Dame Zandra is famous for her vivid colours and daring designs; here she created a core palette of solid colours, experimenting with different combinations and a digital painting technique to make six unique designs in the ColourLab DK and Signature 4ply ranges. “My inspiration was the lovely wild flowers and British countryside. I made my choices so people could add colour to their wardrobe and really feel fabulous.” www.wyspinners.com Don’t miss our Zandra Rhodes crochet garment and accessories collection, coming soon.…

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it’s big knit time!

Calling all crochet connoisseurs – it’s time to get wild about wool. The innocent Big Knit campaign is in full swing and together with Age UK they’re calling on you to help raise urgent funds for older people most in need. This is the 18th year that innocent has been running the Big Knit in partnership with Age UK, and woolly warriors are needed to craft some little hats to sit on innocent smoothie bottles. For each be-hatted smoothie sold, Age UK receives 25p, which will help the charity make a big difference to the lives of older people. Find patterns and details at www.ageuk.org.uk/bigknit…

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maggie trunkhill

My mom has always loved handmade items. When I was young, she bought a crochet flower garland and hung it on my wall. When I was in high school, I wanted to try crocheting, so I could learn how to make one. I became obsessed with crocheting, so I created a crochet Instagram account. As I was making mostly daisy garlands at that time, I named it daisy girl crochet. Seeing everyone’s crochet makes on Instagram has motivated me to crochet lots of items like blankets, potholders, and pillows. I like to tell stories with my crochet patterns. A lot of my pillows are inspired by my favourite books and TV shows. I am currently making my Main Street Blanket where each square is inspired by a small business from my…

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