Sunstar CAL by Jo Smith in Stylecraft Yarns

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Stylecraft is thrilled to bring you this new Crochet-Along (CAL) by designer Jo Smith. Published in 7 instalments over 3 months starting on the 3rd September 2019, all the patterns will be available to download free from here and comes in US, UK & Dutch terms. This CAL comes in an option of three different colourways ready for you to get crafting with, two from Jo and a third colour recipe from The Patchwork Heart.  Below shows the yarns included in each colourway and the inspiration behind them as stated from Jo and Patchwork Heart.

Measurements: approximately 122cm (48in) x 122cm (48in) square

My Sun & Stars

My Sun and Stars was quite literal; it started with a sun in the sky – the triangles were added as an experiment and I liked them so then it just needed to be softened by adding circles which looked to me like planets. Therefore it became a sun in the middle with planets around. My imagination saw the sun in the night sky

  • 1 x Stylecraft Batik - Coral (1903)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Batik - Cherry (1904)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Batik - Teal (1909)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Lily (2417)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Daffodil (2394)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Melon (2359)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Aqua (2357)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Life DK - French Blue (2447)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Life DK - Deep Purple (2495)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Charcoal (2323)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Cream (2305)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Teal (2416)

My Vintage

In the second colourway, ‘My Vintage’ the colours are no longer literal and remind me of a vintage tile or carpet with washed colours reminiscent of faded rugs of Eastern origin. Not being my usual colour palette, it was both intriguing and exciting to challenge myself and extend my usual colour range and I love it! The more I used these colours the more I loved their richness and depth and subtlety.

  • 1 x Stylecraft Batik - Raspberry (1905)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Batik - Plum (1907)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Batik - Pistachio (1910)
  • 3 x Stylecraft Batik Elements - Krypton (1933)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Cranberry (2319)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Cardinal (2306)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Fuchsia (2344)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Zing (2356)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Life DK - Mint (2342)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Charcoal (2323)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Cream (2305)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Life DK - Fern (2311)

My Country Garden - Colour Recipe by The Patchwork Heart

It has long been my dream to live in a cottage, growing flowers to fill jugs for my home. Picking shades for a colour recipe which evoked this dream, gave me weeks of pleasure, as I hooked these pretty shades together. It is my hope that you too will have a wonderful adventure as you work with the Country Garden colour recipe.

  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Raspberry (1023)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Pale Rose (1080)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Grape (1067)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Clematis (1390)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Violet (1277)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Lavender (1188)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Parma Violet (1724)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Powder Pink (1843)
  • 2 x Stylecraft Special DK - Storm Blue (1722)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Duck Egg (1820)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Sage (1725)
  • 1 x Stylecraft Special DK - Lincoln (1834)

Please Note: These three colour packs include the yarn only. You will find the CAL patterns by clicking on the link at the top of the description that will take you to the Stylecraft website. For extras materials and hook sizes, please see the pattern.

  • Yarn weight: DK

  • Length: Special DK - 295m per ball Life DK - 298m per ball Batik, Batik Elements - 138m per ball

  • Ball weight: Batik, Batik Elements - 50g per ball Special DK, Life DK - 100g per ball

  • Fibre: Special DK - 100% Acrylic Life DK - 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool Batik, Batik Elements - 80% Acrylic 20% Wool

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United States United States
Great experience!

The yarn is gorgeous, and so is the pattern. I am in love with it! Shipping was incredibly speedy!

Patricia D.
United States United States
Wrong item and took longer than promised to arrive

I was sent a wrong skein of yarn for the CAL. Deramores sent a replacement skein, but without any communication, so I didn’t know it was coming. I do appreciate receiving it. I ordered fro Deramores US, but it was shipped from the UK. It was supposed to arrive in a week and it took over 2. A friend ordered from another UK company after I did and received her package a week ahead of me. Disappointing when I paid extra for faster delivery.

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Shelley C.
United States United States

Love love love the colors and the ease of making this blanket. It's my first CAL with Deramore and Im enjoying it. Thank you so much!