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Simply Crochet

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Magazine

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!

Spring marches in

CONTRIBUTORS • The jolly good hooksters this issue

Simply Crochet

Hooked • IDEAS INSPIRATION ACCESSORIES WEBSITES EVENTS STUFF

SUBS STARS!

INSPIRING BOOKS

5 FAB FINDS March makes • Yarn creativity is springing up all around you

Spring fling • Channel those romantic countryside vibes and nostalgia for a simpler time as you make time for tea, cottage style

Go granny! • Fans of the classic granny square will love Cassie Ward’s larger-than-life jumper design

Pikachu for you • Catch the tiny but mighty star of Pokémon on your hook, if you can!

JESS’ JOURNAL ...from the studio • Jess Bennett of Rock Salt Plum has plenty of experience designing for little ones and shares her practical tips for making wearable garments

JESS’ MAKES THIS MONTH

Collar holla • Dainty blooms combine to make a stunning embellishment to shout about, by Millie Masterton

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO DECREASE IN TREBLE CROCHET (TR2TOG)

Yay for bouclé • Kristen TenDyke’s jumper has a feminine shape and soft yarn

SAVE OR SPLURGE

See shells • Shell stitches are picked out in pink within Pat Strong’s pretty baby dress design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO CHANGE COLOUR IN ROWS

A New Way With Yarn • Bespoke garments and yarn vending machines – Emani Outterbridge is the young entrepreneur bringing fresh ideas to the crochet world

A few of her favourite things

Emerald cut • Diamonds as far as the eye can see are what’s in store with Esme Crick’s throw

Fancy footwork • Hook up Kristen TenDyke’s pair of charming socks and you’ll be the ace of lace

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO WASH YOUR CROCHET PIECES

Baby blankie • We challenged two designers to come up with a fab design, each using the same yarn… which is your fave?

CROCHET AROUND THE WORLD • Meet six designers who are all fluent in the universal language of crochet

Rain or shine • Marjan Gouda’s purse design is a constant companion to carry your little essentials

SAVE OR SPLURGE

Ball belles • Lantern-like decorations hang from Vickie Smith’s celebration bunting design

Winning! • Score points with Heather C Gibbs’ retro Space Invaders-inspired cushion design

Greet your feet • This is not just a rug, it’s under-foot heating! Helen Smith’s design is food for your soles

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO ADD FRINGING

River Knits • Meet an indie dyer and indulge in a design with their skeins

Star burst • This stellar display by Emma Leith is one you’ll want to get your hooks into

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO BLOCK YOUR CROCHET PIECES

HOW DO I WORK SPIRAL ROUNDS? • Brush up on your technique with our simple guide…

DOUBLE TAP • We’ve been double tapping on Instagram and admiring your makes. Tag us @simplycrochetmag and use the hashtag #SCtreblemaker

UNIQUELY ELAINE’S

Show us yours • JOIN OUR GANG OF TREBLE MAKERS AND SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS AND MAKES WITH US, FOR A CHANCE TO BE FEATURED HERE, USE OUR HASHTAG # SCTREBLEMAKER

JOIN US ONLINE!

TALK TO US!

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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!

Spring marches in

CONTRIBUTORS • The jolly good hooksters this issue

Simply Crochet

Hooked • IDEAS INSPIRATION ACCESSORIES WEBSITES EVENTS STUFF

SUBS STARS!

INSPIRING BOOKS

5 FAB FINDS March makes • Yarn creativity is springing up all around you

Spring fling • Channel those romantic countryside vibes and nostalgia for a simpler time as you make time for tea, cottage style

Go granny! • Fans of the classic granny square will love Cassie Ward’s larger-than-life jumper design

Pikachu for you • Catch the tiny but mighty star of Pokémon on your hook, if you can!

JESS’ JOURNAL ...from the studio • Jess Bennett of Rock Salt Plum has plenty of experience designing for little ones and shares her practical tips for making wearable garments

JESS’ MAKES THIS MONTH

Collar holla • Dainty blooms combine to make a stunning embellishment to shout about, by Millie Masterton

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO DECREASE IN TREBLE CROCHET (TR2TOG)

Yay for bouclé • Kristen TenDyke’s jumper has a feminine shape and soft yarn

SAVE OR SPLURGE

See shells • Shell stitches are picked out in pink within Pat Strong’s pretty baby dress design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO CHANGE COLOUR IN ROWS

A New Way With Yarn • Bespoke garments and yarn vending machines – Emani Outterbridge is the young entrepreneur bringing fresh ideas to the crochet world

A few of her favourite things

Emerald cut • Diamonds as far as the eye can see are what’s in store with Esme Crick’s throw

Fancy footwork • Hook up Kristen TenDyke’s pair of charming socks and you’ll be the ace of lace

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO WASH YOUR CROCHET PIECES

Baby blankie • We challenged two designers to come up with a fab design, each using the same yarn… which is your fave?

CROCHET AROUND THE WORLD • Meet six designers who are all fluent in the universal language of crochet

Rain or shine • Marjan Gouda’s purse design is a constant companion to carry your little essentials

SAVE OR SPLURGE

Ball belles • Lantern-like decorations hang from Vickie Smith’s celebration bunting design

Winning! • Score points with Heather C Gibbs’ retro Space Invaders-inspired cushion design

Greet your feet • This is not just a rug, it’s under-foot heating! Helen Smith’s design is food for your soles

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO ADD FRINGING

River Knits • Meet an indie dyer and indulge in a design with their skeins

Star burst • This stellar display by Emma Leith is one you’ll want to get your hooks into

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO BLOCK YOUR CROCHET PIECES

HOW DO I WORK SPIRAL ROUNDS? • Brush up on your technique with our simple guide…

DOUBLE TAP • We’ve been double tapping on Instagram and admiring your makes. Tag us @simplycrochetmag and use the hashtag #SCtreblemaker

UNIQUELY ELAINE’S

Show us yours • JOIN OUR GANG OF TREBLE MAKERS AND SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS AND MAKES WITH US, FOR A CHANCE TO BE FEATURED HERE, USE OUR HASHTAG # SCTREBLEMAKER

JOIN US ONLINE!

TALK TO US!

Yarn...


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