Toymaker of the Year IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

Want to be crowned the ultimate toymaking champion? You've come to the right place

It's time for your crafty skills to get the recognition they deserve. We're encouraging you to enter our Toymaker of the Year competition in partnership with King Cole for the chance to win incredible prizes. Whether you've made hundreds of toys, or never tried before, all skill levels are welcome. We want to hear from YOU. Read on to find out how simple it is to enter. Now is your time to shine.

How To Enter

Knit or crochet ANY toy you like. It can be your own design, a pattern from a book or even one of your favourite Let's Get Crafting or Let's Knit projects. It can be any shape or size and can be used with materials of your choice.

Download the form below, attach it to your toy, and post it to: Toymaker, LGC Knitting & Crochet, 1 Phoenix Court, Hawkins Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8JY no later than 9th October 2017.


How does it work?

If you're contacted as our winner and the design is your own, we would love it if you could share the written pattern with us so that readers can recreate your toy! It will then be published in issue 97 of Let's Get Crafting magazine, on sale 14th December 2017. If your entry is a precious toy, just let us know and we will gladly send it back to you. All other projects will be donated to Woolly Hugs for their Christmas Hugs project with the Friends of Chernobyl Children Charity. For more information visit

The Prize

If you're crowned our champion, not only will you have the amazing accolade of being our Toymaker of the Year 2017, but you'll also win 3,000g of exclusive Let’s Get crafting yarn!


Meet the judges

Sachiyo Ishii

Hannah Cooper

Sue Stratford

Terms & Conditions

This competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 or over, excluding employees or agents of the associated companies and their families. One entry per person (duplicates will be void). The prizes detailed in each competition cannot be exchanged for goods, or towards the purchase of goods at any retail outlet and are subject to availability. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash, or replaced if lost or damaged. Automated entries are disqualified. Illegible entries and those that do not abide by these terms and conditions will be disqualified. The decision of the judge is final and no correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility held for entries lost, delayed or damaged in the post, proof of posting is not proof of delivery. All entries become the property of Aceville Publications Ltd & sister companies and you agree to be contacted by completing the form. Winners will be notified within 28 days of the closing date, a list of winners will be available in writing on request from Marketing Department, 21/23 Phoenix Court, Hawkins Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8JY.

Entrants should enter by completing the entry form above. Entries received after the closing date of the promotion will not be considered. The Promoter will use entrants’ personal details in accordance with the Aceville Privacy Policy. This is a limited offer and may be withdrawn at any time and subject to change.