Hook yourself a very happy Christmas 2020 with this collection of festive favourites from Simply Crochet magazine. Packed with patterns for gifts and decorations, plus cosy winter accessories, it’s the perfect crochet compendium for the holiday season for now and years to come. Each project features stunning photography and easy-to-follow patterns plus if you need a little help, there’s a whole section of help step-by-steps. For your 2020 winter wardrobe, choose from cosy mittens, scarves and ponchos, to stylish shawls for evening wear. When it comes to décor, we’ve got that covered too, with tree decorations, garlands, stockings and a stunning wreath designed exclusively for us by Kate Eastwood. And if it’s quick-to-hook gifts you’re after, take your pick from a cute festive doll and snuggly Santa or handy accessories. BONUS GIFT! Plus, this edition includes a fabulously gorgeous Moomin 2021 calendar with beautiful photography for each month, plus 15 patterns to hook your own family of Finnish favourites. Find it on page 133.
Your Crochet Christmas 2020
NEWLY MINTED • This season’s hottest shade is also one of the coolest around. Feel the snowflake vibe and get that crochet underway!
WHAT CROCHET CAN BRING TO YOUR Christmas • Discover why crochet really is the craft that keeps on giving!
Winter wonder • This cabled poncho by Fran Morgan hits the high notes for both comfort and style.
A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND • For evening elegance, layer this stunning little number over your festive party dress.
SNOW DEAR • Snowflakes get snuggly in this adorable child’s jumper, designed by Cara Medus.
Gran design • Wrap up for a winter walk with Karen George’s granny square scarf.
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Mind-bobbling • Hats off to Alessandra Hayden’s multi-coloured marvel!
FRINGE BENEFITS • Chase the winter blues away in these super-cool fringed socks
Do the foxtrot • Hook, smile, repeat and you’ll be able to wrap yourself in this elegant, whisper-light wonder
STAR GAZING • Mix up a star motif with bobbles and hook yourself this magic-kissed casual jumper
SWIFT GIFTS • Shoot through the gift list with our super-quick-hook Christmas treats.
Tiny teardrops • Put the petal to the metal and hook up a micro-crochet pair of earrings
Festive friends • Let kids’ imaginations take flight with these friendly winged beasts
Christmas cutie • Hook up little Santa keyrings for sweet stocking fillers
A LOTTA BOTTLE • Swap the plastic gift bag for this festive bottle holder
HAPPY HOLLY-DAYS • This timeless festive blanket by Kate Eastwood is the perfect antidote to chilly winter evenings.
SANTA BABY • Take Santa with you wherever you go! Little ones will love this snuggle toy
Soft lines • Get hooking Kate Alinari’s gorgeous cowl for someone special this Christmas.
Christmas Carol • This sweet Christmas girl, designed by Magali Poumeyrol, is a playful alternative to a festive fairy.
ALL IS BRIGHT • We’re dreaming of a bright Christmas with these colour-blast festive accessories.
A WARM WELCOME • Crochet Kate Eastwood’s showstopping, sparkly wreath to hang on your door each year.
Table banners • Vicky Gorry’s ice queen ombré runner will be the talk of the table.
Star motif • Hook up these pretty stars by Matt Spiers in no time at all! Ideal for gift tags, decs and cards.
WINTER BLOSSOM • Try your hand at Lucy Croft’s beautiful folksy florals for your decorations this season.
MERRY MERMAIDS • Under the sea and on the tree – make a trio of winged pretties
FESTIVE TEATIME • Time for a Christmas cuppa with this fun striped tea...