Simply Crochet 106

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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new year, we’re here

January has arrived and I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited to see it! 2021 may involve some unknowns, but your favourite crochet magazine is always here, brimming with projects to see you through. With plenty of fresh air a perfect recipe for positivity, we bring you a collection on page 14 full of outdoor wardrobe ideas to keep you cosy and stylish. There’s also the super coatigan on page 26 – a rewarding make to wear right through into spring. Homebodies can find fantastic boho-inspired projects for a perfect pad (pages 51 and 61). Don’t forget to 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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ERINNA LEE Scientist by day and amigurumi pattern designer by night, Erinna loves creating super-cute kawaii characters that’ll make you say ‘awww’. See her Syd the seal on page 30. CAROL IBBETSON Carol is a tech editor and designer who loves giving workshops. She is obsessed by colourwork and loves designing bags with a vintage vibe. Find her chevron bag on page 56. JESS BENNETT Jess loves to design and make crochet garments for children. Her aim is to create clothes that are modern, practical and fun. Check out her kids’ hoodie on page 73. PIA THADANI Pia’s life-long love of crochet has evolved into a passion for designing. She uses a variety of techniques and likes finding new ways with simple stitches. See her ribbed skirt on page 47. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Natalie Beard, Hannah Cross, Elisabeth Davis de…

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flower power ballad

CHANGE MAKERS Love Crafts have teamed up with Black Makers Matter to bring crafters a collection of projects that celebrate 12 of modern history’s most inspirational movers and shakers, through the Black Change Makers collection. For hooksters there is the amigurumi Oprah Winfrey by Yolonda Jordan and Michelle Obama by Whitney Marie Anderson. Crocheting a little Oprah or Michelle doll may be one of the most powerful projects you crochet all year, and all the patterns are just one pound to make them accessible for all. Find the patterns at engb/c/article/black-change-makers SUN DAYS W Looking for a blanket project to kick off 2021? Lucy of Attic24 has created the colourful Aria Blanket which might fit the bill. Inspired by the days of early summer (we can’t wait for those) this is sure…

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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 this Lily Sugar’n Cream yarn pack, including a ‘Let’s Dish’ pattern book, worth £39.99. Enjoy! Check next month to see if you’re a winner! Karen Kennan,Scottish Borders Jennifer Templar, Norfolk Silvia Insley, Pembrokeshire Immediate Media Company, publishers of Simply Crochet, Subs Stars giveawayTerms 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

MINI AMIGURUMI ANIMALS SARAH ABBONDIO (£6.99,SearchPress) Prepare to adore these wonderful little creatures! There are 26 cute animals, such as a dog, cat, camel, monkey and rabbit, that can be crocheted with small amounts of yarn in your stash – all you need is a crochet hook and some yarn. The animals can be used to hang on keyrings, baby buggies, bag pendants, as little toy figures for a doll’s house; there are so many options! TWO-BY-TWO CROCHET BENDY CARTER (£8.99, Annie’s) Learn to create two-colour designs using a two-row repeat, by an established crochet designer and author. Discover crochet where two colours of yarn are crocheted into textured stitches using only a two-row or round repeat. The book includes instructions for eight projects including blankets, winter garments and a ruana, a poncho-style garment. TINY TOYS TO CROCHET SACHIYO…

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5 fab finds slippers

FAUX FUR FOOTWORK Looking to make the ultimate cosy slipper for cold days and chilly nights? Something from TheCozyKnotCrochet should do it! Find this Ugg-style boot pattern on her Etsy shop for £5.15. No more cold ankles! SNEAKY SOLES These trainer-style slippers may get the thumbs up from those who don’t like traditional designs. Get the intermediate level pattern from ShowroomCrochet’s Etsy shop for £5.75. STRIPY STUNNERS Put your best foot forward in a bold and beautiful Tunisian crochet design. Find the Leslie Tunisian slippers pattern for £2.44 at www. DAINTY FEET If delicate shoes are your thing, or you’re looking for summer slippers, these T-strap ballet flats should suit you to a T. Lisa van Klaveren’s Ravelry store has the pattern for £4.31. TOASTY TOOTSIES Keep little feet warm with these booties which won’t slip off. The…