Simply Crochet 110

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. ***

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
kr 69,17
kr 635,02
13 Utgaver

i denne utgaven

1 min
give our throw a go

The Magic Carpet Throw CAL has landed! Rosina Plane has designed our beautiful throw using the intricate yet easy mosaic crochet technique, so take a look on page 71. Get all the WYS yarn to hook it FREE when you subscribe – see page 36. Or, if too much yarn is your problem, then our stashbusting collection on page 14 is for you. And don’t miss the summery poncho on page 50 to get you in the mood for sunshine. Please share your makes on Instagram tagged #sctreblemaker, or on our Facebook group Simply Crochet SCtreblemakers, as we love seeing them!…

1 min

ROSINA PLANE Rosina started crochet designing in 2018. She uses many techniques, but her absolute favourite is mosaic crochet. Find part one of her mosaic crochet throw CAL on page 71. LISA STURMEY Lisa is the designer behind Ellie’s Craft Boutique and loves all things amigurumi. Once she went from knitting toys to crocheting them, she never looked back. See her lamb on page 33. 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 striped jumper for men on page 46. CASSIE WARD Cassie loves to design garments, inspired by a love of fashion and desire to be different. Crochet is good therapy for her anxious mind. Find her long-line waistcoat on page 27. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS Janice Anderson, Natalie Beard, Juliet Bernard,…

7 min

Watch it blossom Why not grow something of your own this spring with Sirdar’s Sweet Blossom Blanket crochet-along. Sue Rawlinson, known as @sweetpeafamily and famous for her pastel palette, has designed an easy, relaxing project for crocheters of all levels. The five-week CAL uses 10 beautiful shades of Sirdar Bonus DK. For more information visit HOOKING A TALE Use crochet to tell a story with West Yorkshire Spinners Folk Tales Blanket crochet-along. This stunning block design is by Anna Nikipirowicz using WYS ColourLab DK in five strong colours that’ll give you a modern blanket to set the tone of your room. ColourLab DK is a 100% British wool yarn that is also machine washable, essential for a blanket. All five parts of the CAL are available on where you can also…

1 min
inspiring books

MODERN GUIDE TO TEXTURED CROCHET LEE SARTORI (£14.99,SearchPress) Learn how to create tactile, textured crochet for making wonderful items for the home and wardrobe with this collection of 40 versatile stitches. Expand your crochet know-how as you move from basic techniques, through an array of fascinating new stitches designed to introduce inspiring dimensional effects into your crochet work. 150 FAVORITE CROCHET MOTIFS YOKO HATTA (£14.99, Tuttle Publishing) Popular knitwear designer Yoko Hatta shows you creative ways to use yarn scraps and your own sense of design. You’ll find really simple to deliciously intricate motifs all waiting to be incorporated into your latest crochet projects. There’s plenty of ideas for using colour, from offbeat mono-and duo-chromatic arrangements to splashy, multicoloured pieces. CUDDLE BUDDIES SHARON COMPTON (£3.60 aprox, Leisure Arts) The little one in your life will be the most…

1 min
5 fab fubds father’s day

A SLICE OFF THE OLD BLOCK Go large and get a slice on the side! This matching Pizza Pie Sweater for two will bring a cheesy grin to their faces. This pattern includes instructions for both sweaters. Grab yours from for £4.49. WINNING MOVE For competitive dads hook up this portable Draughts Set and bond over a round or two of real old school gaming. Make a set with the free pattern at www. ailsa COFFEE CRUSADER If he needs caffeine to revive his special powers then the Super Dad Mug Cosy is the project for you. Go to www.bit. ly/SuperDadCosy for the free pattern by Hooked On Patterns. GREEN TEAM Are you and your dad like two peas in a pod, or is he a big fan of the round pulse? Either way this…

28 min
release the yarn

BLANKET Use Emma Leith’s design as an excuse to let loose on those bright yarns you’ve not got around to using yet • Approx 400g of any white DK• Approx 600g of any DK in multiple colours• A 4mm (US G/6) hook TENSION Tension is not critical for this project, but it may affect the yarn quantities required MEASUREMENTS Large Squares measure 15x15cm (6x6in) Medium Squares measure 10x10cm (4x4in) Small Squares measure 5x5cm (2x2in) Blanket measures approx 120x120cm (47¼x 47¼in) NOTES Blanket is made up of Square motifs, which are joined as you go (JAYG). Beginning with the central section, make and join 36 Large Squares. Edging is worked around this section before making and joining 80 Small Squares. Edging is worked again before making and joining Medium Squares. It’s vital that the Squares are worked to the measurements listed to…