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. ***
That festive feeling…
CONTRIBUTORS • Well done to the amazing designers in this issue!
I’ll be home for Christmas • Welcome to Ricorumi Elf World, the new booklet from Rico Design, filled with patterns to help you create a cosy home in miniature. Hook up little homewares, boots and even a front door to create a hygge tableau that celebrates all the comforting joys of winter. Discover this tiny yet perfectly formed world by visiting www.rico-design.de/en/home
HAPPY SCraPmAs! • Whether you make gifts with scrap yarn, create reusable alternatives to holiday favourites or upcycle a would-be throwaway item, you'll have lots to feel good about this season
Warm wishes • Diamond patterns are a girl’s best friend in this cosy open cardi designed by Fran Morgan
DOWN UNDER DARLING • Meet Irene Strange’s studious echidna, also known as a spiny anteater, here on a visit from sunny Australia
CATHERINE’S JOURNAL …from the studio • Welcome in the colder months with Crochet Cloudberry’s Catherine Venner as she shares her love of cosy winter crochet sessions
Join the band • Breathe new life into a favourite cardi by adding this pretty button band by Emma Friedlander-Collins
Christmas kisses • Steal a smooch under this bunting by Kate Eastwood
Happy holidays • Fill the festive season with joy with this cheerful Christmas tree jumper by Ana Diakova
HOOK UP A COSY CHRISTMAS! • Don’t miss this 2022 collection, featuring patterns for garments, gifts and decor from the makers of Simply Crochet
Carry on • We heart this tote from Olympian and yarn enthusiast Tom Daley
POSITIVELY CREATIVE • When it comes to cuteness, Anitha Domacin of A Little Love Everyday is an expert! Her popular, easy-to-make amigurumi creations burst with creativity and character
BABY BUMPS • Give little ones a sensory experience with Lianne Taylor’s delightful bobbly blanket
WIN Bold cushions • We challenged two designers to come up with a fab design, each using the same yarn… which is your fave?
Winter’s eve • You’ll look graceful all night long in Fran Morgan’s lovely lacy shawl
REACHING FOR THE STARS • When a savvy crocheter dreamed of creating the world’s tallest supported crochet structure, she had no idea how many lives it would transform!
Arts & crafts • This 70s-style blanket by Teri Hamilton will keep your living room looking groovy
Gift Subscriptions from only £23.99 • Christmas comes around only once, but our magazines can last all year. Celebrate the holidays with our special bestsellers and give a gift they will really appreciate.
Ginger snaps • Keep your toes warm in Anna Nikipirowicz’s super-cosy socks
ELF MADE • Stay warm and festive in this jolly hat by Marianne Rawlins, complete with adorable pompom tips!
urth yarns • Meet an indie dyer and indulge in a design with their skeins
Pretty in patchwork • This charming shawl by...