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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!

Give our throw a go

CONTRIBUTORS • Hooking up a storm this month are...

Simply Crochet

Hooked • IDEAS INSPIRATION ACCESSORIES WEBSITES EVENTS STUFF

INSPIRING BOOKS

Skills & virtual events

5 FAB FUBDS Father’s Day • Hooky gifts for all the great dads out there

RELEASE THE YARN • When there’s tons of yarn lurking in your cupboards, take your pick of these makes to bust your stash

Waist no time • Jump into the world of waistcoats with Cassie Ward’s traffic-stopping design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO OVERSEW MOTIFS TOGETHER

Lovely lambkin • Ellie’s Craft Boutique made a little lamb, its fleece was as soft as yarn

CATHERINE’S JOURNAL ...from the studio • Catherine Venner of Cloudberry Crochet tells us how seasonal colour changes play a major part in every step of her designs

Finishing flourish • Elevate your outfit for those special occasions with Millie Masterton’s bow-tiful fascinator headband

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO SEW SEAMS

EARN YOUR STRIPES • Get that Father’s Day gift straight from your hook with Fran Morgan’s timeless jumper design

SAVE OR SPLURGE

Summer lovin’ • Be effortlessly cool when it heats up in this poncho by Hannah Cross

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO WORK A PUFF STITCH

FOR THE LOVE OF CROCHET • Rosina Northcott of Zeens and Roger gives her many admirers a bold, fun and honest dose of crochet through the colourful projects she designs

A few of her favourite things

Rain -grow • You’ll always see rainbows with Hannah Cross’cheery design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO SEW ON A BUTTON

Falling flowers • Get comfy on a bed of beautiful blossoms with Kelly Wilson Moore’s floral throw

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO DECREASE IN TREBLE CROCHET (TR2TOG)

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

Support your local yarn shop • As lockdown rules are lifted and UK retailers can open their doors once more, we look at all the benefits you get when you visit your local yarn shop

WALL’S ICE CREAM • If you scream for ice cream when it heats up, keep Sarah-Jane Hicks’ wall hanging on standby

MAGIC CARPET THROW • Transport yourself to world of beautiful patterns with the magic of mosaic crochet in Rosina Plane’s brand new seven-part crochet-along

Colour it beautiful • Vickie Smith’s design shows pride for rainbow shades

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO BLOCK YOUR CROCHET PIECES

Cat and Sparrow • Meet an indie dyer and indulge in a design with their skeins

Curved air • This vase-like decorative lantern by Emma Leith will add feminine shape wherever you display it

WHAT IF I WANT TO USE A DIFFERENT YARN? • Brush up on your technique with our simple guide…

Let Becky solve your hooky conundrums!

THE LOWDOWN

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!

Cool cottons • Summer’s nearly here, so it’s the perfect...


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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!

Give our throw a go

CONTRIBUTORS • Hooking up a storm this month are...

Simply Crochet

Hooked • IDEAS INSPIRATION ACCESSORIES WEBSITES EVENTS STUFF

INSPIRING BOOKS

Skills & virtual events

5 FAB FUBDS Father’s Day • Hooky gifts for all the great dads out there

RELEASE THE YARN • When there’s tons of yarn lurking in your cupboards, take your pick of these makes to bust your stash

Waist no time • Jump into the world of waistcoats with Cassie Ward’s traffic-stopping design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO OVERSEW MOTIFS TOGETHER

Lovely lambkin • Ellie’s Craft Boutique made a little lamb, its fleece was as soft as yarn

CATHERINE’S JOURNAL ...from the studio • Catherine Venner of Cloudberry Crochet tells us how seasonal colour changes play a major part in every step of her designs

Finishing flourish • Elevate your outfit for those special occasions with Millie Masterton’s bow-tiful fascinator headband

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO SEW SEAMS

EARN YOUR STRIPES • Get that Father’s Day gift straight from your hook with Fran Morgan’s timeless jumper design

SAVE OR SPLURGE

Summer lovin’ • Be effortlessly cool when it heats up in this poncho by Hannah Cross

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO WORK A PUFF STITCH

FOR THE LOVE OF CROCHET • Rosina Northcott of Zeens and Roger gives her many admirers a bold, fun and honest dose of crochet through the colourful projects she designs

A few of her favourite things

Rain -grow • You’ll always see rainbows with Hannah Cross’cheery design

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO SEW ON A BUTTON

Falling flowers • Get comfy on a bed of beautiful blossoms with Kelly Wilson Moore’s floral throw

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO DECREASE IN TREBLE CROCHET (TR2TOG)

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

Support your local yarn shop • As lockdown rules are lifted and UK retailers can open their doors once more, we look at all the benefits you get when you visit your local yarn shop

WALL’S ICE CREAM • If you scream for ice cream when it heats up, keep Sarah-Jane Hicks’ wall hanging on standby

MAGIC CARPET THROW • Transport yourself to world of beautiful patterns with the magic of mosaic crochet in Rosina Plane’s brand new seven-part crochet-along

Colour it beautiful • Vickie Smith’s design shows pride for rainbow shades

SIMPLE STEPS HOW TO BLOCK YOUR CROCHET PIECES

Cat and Sparrow • Meet an indie dyer and indulge in a design with their skeins

Curved air • This vase-like decorative lantern by Emma Leith will add feminine shape wherever you display it

WHAT IF I WANT TO USE A DIFFERENT YARN? • Brush up on your technique with our simple guide…

Let Becky solve your hooky conundrums!

THE LOWDOWN

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!

Cool cottons • Summer’s nearly here, so it’s the perfect...


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