ZINIO logo
Simply Crochet

Simply Crochet 90

Voeg toe aan favorieten

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. ***

Meer lezen
United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
€ 7,59(Incl. btw)
€ 69,66(Incl. btw)
13 Edities

in deze editie

1 min.
full -on festivity

Crochet and the festive season go hand in hand – from hooking up decorations (see our colourful Christmas collection from page 14) to warm winter wearables (like our cover star red jumper on page 28), to downright adorable gifts (just wait until you see our poseable Christmas doll on page 43!). With so much festive craft to do, it can be hard to look ahead to next year. Step forward our Moomin calendar, chock-full sweet scenes made up in crochet. The calendar also features all the patterns, so you can spend 2020 hooking the whole Moominvalley gang!…

1 min.

HATTIE RISDALE Hattie loves to combine pretty colours and flowers in her crochet designs. After trying every craft going, crochet is the one that stuck. Check out her mandala tree on page 14. CATHERINE VENNER It was love at first sight when Catherine picked up a crochet hook five years ago. Since then, it’s barely left her hand! See her horse and bauble decorations on page 14. ILARIA CALIRI Crochet teacher and amigurumi book author Ilaria loves to draw quirky characters and turn them into amigurumi. Textured stitches are her addiction! See her festive basket on page 14. CASSIE WARD Cassie loves to design garments! Her pieces are inspired by her love of fashion and desire to be different. Crochet is a great therapy for her anxious mind. Find her cardigan on page 52. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Sarah-Jane Hicks, Kate…

7 min.

Snoop doggy-dog Hook up an amigurumi Snoopy with Stitch & Story’s second Peanuts collection. Featuring 100% merino wool, the kit is suitable for beginners and contains everything you need to make Charlie Brown’s best friend, including a basic guide on how to crochet. Pick up your kit from www.stitchandstory.com, but be quick – there’s only limited stock! EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT! The Knitting & Stitching Show in Harrogate is coming up fast! The Nov 28-Dec 1 event is a highlight of any hookster’s calendar and a great way to keep abreast of all things yarn. Tickets are £15.50 each, but use our discount code SIMPCRO19 for £2.50 off standard prebooked tickets (£1 discount on concs). Book tickets at www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/ harrogate or by calling 0844 209 7325. TRIMITS KITS Trimits’ range of Christmas crochet kits are back! This year…

1 min.
inspiring books

AMIGURUMI TREASURES ERINNA LEE (£12.99, Meteoor Books) In her first book, amigurumi expert and long time Simply Crochet contributor Erinna Lee has created a treasure chest of 15 adorable critters. Each creatures comes with its own darling back story, plus patterns for adorable accessories to amp up the ‘awww!’ factor. Additionally, QR codes lead through to video tutorials for support on trickier techniques. CROCHET STASHBUSTERS NICKI TRENCH (£9.99, Cico Books) We ‘ve all reached SABLE (Stash Beyond Life Expectancy), so this new book by Nicki Trench has been sent from the yarn gods. With 25 makes all using one ball or less, you’re sure to have used up your leftovers in no time! The smaller projects like booties and bunting also make great gifts. RICORUMI CRAZY CUTE FAMILY RICORUMI (£4.50, Rico Design) Make a mini-me for every member…

1 min.
5 fab finds hooky holidays

1 DECK THE HALLS If all you want for Christmas is a set of crochet decorations then look no further! These 14 fabulous patterns are sure to brighten up your tree this festive season. From Etsy – search for VliegendeHollander. 2 BAUBLELICIOUS Give your house a boho makeover with these beginner-friendly, granny-tastic baubles. Pick up the pdf pattern from Etsy shop TheLittleBeeNZ. 3 THAT’S A WRAP Add a homemade touch to your gifts this year by using these Christmas present decorations as gift tags. A quick and simple pattern from Etsy – search MellyEllyCrafts. 4 SWEET TREAT If you’re looking for something a little different, festive cupcakes are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face. Find the pattern on Etsy – search for OnesCreativeMind. 5 CUTEY PUDS These adorable amigurumi Chistmas puddings look good enough to eat (but…

32 min.
all is bright

FESTIVE GIFT BASKET Lift the living room this Christmas with this ultra-bright gift basket by Ilaria Caliri Scheepjes Namaste (50% acrylic, 50% wool, 100g/85m), 2 balls of each: Dolphin (606), Crane (601) 1 ball of each: Locust (604), Handstand (620), Garland (612), Eagle (602) A 5mm (US H/8) hook Short length of plastic tube or rope to fit around rolled top (optional) 30cm square of 5mm thick felt (optional) Stitch marker TENSION Tension is not critical for this project but may affect the yarn quantities required MEASUREMENTS 30cm (11¾in) diameter, 25cm (9¾) tall ABBREVIATIONS FPdtr (front post double treble) (Yrh) twice, starting from the front, insert hook from front to back to front around post of st in row below, complete as double treble st 6-tr cl (6 treble cluster) *Yrh, insert hook into st, yrh and pull…