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Designer June

Designer June

A Different Designer Featured Every Day of June

This month we have been celebrating the designers who provide our knitting and crochet customers with so much inspiration and are part of the reason that Deramores is such a success.

Scroll through and find out who was featured this month and take a peek at our top-picks out of their most popular designs or click through to their dedicated Designer Shop to find more creations from them.


Saturday 1st June

Sunday 2nd June

Monday 3rd June

Zoe Protrac - Crochet Designer Jenny Watson Designer Shop Heather Gibbs Designer Shop

Zoe Potrac

Jenny Watson Keep Calm and Crochet on UK (Heather Gibbs)

Starfin in the Waves by Zoe Potrac

Cardigan with Lacey Peplum by Jenny Watson

Amagarumi DeraDog Poppy the Poodle
Zo√ę Potrac takes you on an adventure Under the Sea! This Starfish in the Waves Blanket and Cushion is designed in our very own Deramores Studio DK. Zo√ę Potrac loves designing crochet homewares and accessories and says crochet is her way of releasing all the creative energy in her brain out onto the world. Cardigan with Lacey Peplum is full of delightful lacey detailing that will provide hours of satisfaction, knitted with our very own soft acrylic, Deramores Studio DK, this delicate piece will actually prove quite hardy being suitable for both machine washing and tumble drying. Adding a slightly different feel to the already classic Dera-Dogs family. Heather Gibbs from Keep Calm and Crochet on UK has created Poppy the amigurumi poodle. This design gives a different take on our collection and if you're a crochet only person and always wanted your own Dera-Dogs, here's your chance to get a bit of the action.
Tuesday 4th June

Wednesday 5th June

Thursday 6th June

Nicole Valiji Crochet Designer Susan Carlson of Felted Button Sarah Murray Designer Shop

Knitola (Nicola Valiji)

Felted Button (Susan Carlson) Sarah Murray

Unicorn Baulble

Royal Icing Blanket by Felted Button

Chunky Rug
Add a touch of magic to the tree with this adorable Unicorn Bauble in Deramores Studio DK. Doubling-up as a cute accessory for any girls room throughout the year. A delightful blanket featuring a series of intricate crowns, this Royal Icing Blanket is perfect for all those princesses and lovers of all things royal. Designed by Susan Carlson from Felted Button using Scheepjes Colour Crafter. This beautiful, modern Chunky Rug will add some glamour to your home decor. Knitted in our very own Deramores Studio Chunky. Designed by Sarah Murray from the Cornish Knitting Company.
Friday 7th June

Saturday 8th June

Sunday 9th June

Hannah Cross of Han Jan Crochet Jo Allport of Jo Allport Designs Carmen Heffenan

HanJan Crochet (Hannah Cross)

Jo Allport Carmen Heffernan

HanJan Crochet Kaleidoscope CAL

Hariette Hooded Scarf by Jo Allport Designs

Hannah Cross from HanJan Crochet brings you her vibrant Kaleidoscope Mandala Mini Crochet Along. Using Scheepjes' Cahlista, a 100% natural cotton, Aran weight yarn with a rainbow of colours in the range. Cahlista means beautiful one and this range definitely is. Craft up this super chunky Harriet Hooded Scarf from Jo Allport. This scarf can be doubled up as a hooded scarf and comes with thick eye-catching cable stitch design and with tasseled ends to add a bit of fun to your design. S soft blend using Rico Design Alpaca Blend Chunky. Crochet this exciting Flower Square Blanket in Deramores Studio DK by Carmen Heffernan. This colourful yarn is a wonderfully soft acrylic yarn which has been developed with anti-pilling technology. Using this yarn, you can create well-defined stitches, either plain or textured to suit an array of patterns.

Monday 10th June

Tuesday 11th June

Wednesday 12th June

Ruth Dorrington Designer Shop MissNeriss Design Shop Sarah Shrimpton of Annaboo's House

Ruth Dorrington

MissNeriss Annaboo's House (Sarah Shrimpton)

Fair Isle Beanie and Scarf

YARN 5 - Woman - Whispering Wind Chimes

Colour Blend C2C Cushion by Sarah Shrimpton
This nature-inspired Fair Isle Beanie and Scarf design is ideal for those chilly morning walks in early Spring. The pattern is designed by Ruth Dorrington using our very own Deramores Studio DK. Add a soothing ambiance to your home with YARN 5 - Woman - Whispering Wind Chimes created by the celebrated MissNeriss in Scheepjes Sunkissed. From the Stylecraft's Blog Tour Sarah Shrimpton brings you Colour Blend C2C Cushion in Stylecraft Bellissima's Autumn Leaves colours. Stylecraft Bellissima is a gorgeous DK weight yarn that has a merino like twist which means you get great stitch definition and drape.

Thursday 13th June

Friday 14th June

Saturday 15th June

Emma Leith Designer Shop Kirsten Ballering of Haak Maar Raak Lisa Richardson for Rowan Designer Shop

Emma Leith

Haak Maar Raak Lisa Richardson for Rowan
Liquorice Rose Blanket & Cushion Lake Shawl by Haak Maar Raak Dupion by Lisa Richardson
Add some boldness into your house with this Liquorice Rose blanket and cushion. This 100% wool West Yorkshire Spinners ColourLab DK is exquisitely brilliant and the quality is second to none.  The crocheted Lake Shawl by Haak Maar Raak is inspired by pictures of beautiful sunsets on the great lakes of the world. With the choice of two Scheepjes colourways, Stone Washed and River Washed, you can choose a wonderfully soft yarn with superb stitch definition with a unique twist. This Dupion scarf is the perfect accessory full of distinctive designs designed by Lisa Richardson in Rowan Silky Lace. This lightweight yarn is perfect for creating breathable garments for the warmer months. Made from Mulberry Silk this yarn has a soft to the touch feel to it which gives your garments that premium look.

Sunday 16th June

Monday 17th June

Tuesday 18th June

Kaffe Fassett for Rowan Fran Morgan Designer Shop Kate Rowell of Jellybean Junction

Kaffe Fassett

Fran Morgan Jellybean Junction
Earth Stripe Wrap by Kaffe Fassett Childs Chunky Cat Jacket by Fran Morgan Candy Stripe Blanket by Jellybean Junction
Keep cosy with this super warm Earth Stripe Wrap designed by Kaffe Fassett. Using Rowan Kidsilk Haze this scarf has a luxuriously feel to it with the brighter aspects of this pattern making the scarf stand out without blinding. Childs Chunky Cat Jacket by Fran Morgan in our very own Deramores Studio Chunky, this character jacket is perfect for little ones who love their feline friends.  Crochet this beautiful, bright, bold Candy Stripe Blanket, good enough to eat! Designed by Kate Rowell, owner of Jellybean Junction and is the ideal pop of colour you'll need to brighten your homemade with the popular Stylecraft Special Aran.

Wednesday 19th June

Thursday 20th June

Friday 21st June

Veronika Cromwell of Blue Star Crochet Rachele Carmona of Cypress Textiles Jane Burns Designer Shop
Blue Star Crochet (Veronika Cromwell) Cypress Textiles Jane Burns
Summer Shawl by Blue Star Crochet Happy Little Tree Blanket by Cypress Textiles Teasel Socks by Jane Burns
Take time out to create this gorgeous lightweight Summer Shawl in sunset hues from the popular designer Blue Star Crochet. Created in Rowan Summerlite 4-ply.  Happy Little Tree Blanket is an engaging, yet stunningly simple piece that you’ll enjoy making as much as you enjoy the finished product. This vibrant, floral piece is designed and Crocheted by Rachele Carmona from Cypress Textiles. Made using Scheepjes Stone Washed and River Washed colour pack. Jane Burns has created these wonderful Teasel Socks using West Yorkshire Spinners Florist Collection Signature 4-ply. A recent trip to Scotland inspired her to knit these deceptively easy to knit socks and now you can too. 

Saturday 22nd June

Sunday 23rd June

Monday 24th June

Amanda Berry of Fluff and Fuzz Julia Marsh of Hand Knitted Things Leonie Morgan of WoolnHook

Fluff and Fuzz (Amanda Berry)

Hand Knitted Things (Julia Marsh) WoolnHook (Leonie Morgan)
Dera-Dog collection by Amanda Berry Sheep Cushion by Hand Knitted Things Indian Summer - The Official Deramores 2018 CAL by WoolnHook
Designed by the ever-talented Amanda Berry, each of these canine creations is full of personality and would be the perfect present for any dog owner. The Dera-Dogs collections are all made using the fantastic anti-piling Deramores Studio DK so will stand up to lots of playing. Julia Marsh from Hand Knitted Things brings you this cute, soft, cuddly Sheep Cushion in Rowan Big Wool, is an utter pleasure to use, this pure wool yarn is a great choice for beginners as it knits and crochets on larger needles and hooks easily for a super-speedy result. The creator of our official Deramores CAL 2018 'Indian Summer' Leonie Morgan has continued to wow us and our customers with bold colours and patterns.

Tuesday 25th June

Wednesday 26th June

Thursday 26th June

Sue Stratford Designer Shop Esther Dijkstra of It's All in a Nutshell Val Pierce of Crossed Needles

Sue Stratford

It's All in a Nutshell Val Pierce (Crossed Needles)
Simple Fingerless Mits by Sue Stratford Trinity Mandalas MAL by It's All in a Nutshell Shirley Bear by Val Pierce
Keep warm and stylish with these Simple Fingerless Mitts designed by Sue Stratford. They are an ideal project if you are new to knitting in the round and need to add a splash of colour to your autumn wardrobe. Knitted in West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 Ply Cocktails.

From a challenge set by Dedri Uys, Esther Dijkstra from It's All in a Nutshell has created these beautiful, Trinity Mandalas in the colourful Scheepjes Catona 50g. The mandalas consist of a small, medium and large mandala, which are mounted in a ring so that they can be hung on a wall or in front of a window. This sweet Shirley Bear teddy is perfect for children where you can take it wherever you go and once you're back, pop the bag and you have a ready-made bed for the teddy. Knitted-up in a fabulous Deramores Studio DK!

Friday 28th June

Saturday 29th June

Sunday 30th June

Crystals and Crochet Julie Yeager Designs Polly Plum of Every Trick on the Hook

Crystals & Crochet

Julie Yeager Designs Every Trick on the Hook
Radiance by Crystals and Crochet Midday Mandala by Julie Yeager Shadowcat by Every Trick on the Hook

Radiance is a firey colourway of one of Helen Shrimpton's most popular designs, perfect for warming up any room. Created with Stylecraft Special DK. 

Having begun life as the Mystery Afghan in 2017, the Midday Mandala is now a complete pattern with hundreds of finished sections. This eye-catching afghan has been created with Stonewashed XL fand achieves a remarkable effect. Shadowcat by Every Trick on the Hook is an infinity shawl that plays with colour to create the illusion of shadow as the garment folds and drapes. Created with the ever-popular Lion Brand Mandala yarn.


Finally, the team here at Deramores would like to thank all of our designers for their hard work and the aspiring creations they share with us on a daily basis. If you're a talented individual who produces your own original creations, take a look at our Designer Submissions page to see how you could become involved with Deramores.