In Simply Crochet Issue 20
Whether your summer’s shaping up to be more fiesta or siesta, we've got the motherlode of brilliant patterns and projects for your holiday hooking. Before you set off, stock up on the essentials – hook a sun hat, a stripy sunglasses case and a collection of pretty kitty travel accessories.
Heading to a festival? Catch guest columnist Matthew Spiers’s musings on festival crochet must-dos.
Bring a bit of the beach inside with Emma Varnam’s wonderful beach hut doorstop, or decorate your home with pretty shell makes. There’s a 1940s-inspired nautical bikini to be made, too, and this month’s vintage find is a gorgeous bit of swimwear.
If you’re not sure what to hook while you’re away, check out Lucy from Attic 24’s guide to exactly that. Then why not get started on Nicki Trench’s exclusive summer blanket, a light and lacy scarf, or a cute radish brooch? And that’s not all. Learn about amigurumi from the experts, tackle Tunisian crochet, and indulge in gorgeous hand-dyed yarn to make Joanne Scrace’s beautiful cardigan.
Plus, read about record-breaking crochet, make pretty party chains, a Frank & Olive dress and more.