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Sunstar CAL by Jo Smith in Stylecraft Yarns

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My Country Garden Colour Pack by The Patchwork Heart
My Sun & Stars Colour Pack
My Vintage Colour Pack
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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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Tsui M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Quick delivery

I was extremely pleased with how quick this kit arrived. I have not used the Stylecraft Life before but feels squishy. Making a start on the pattern, colours are beautiful!

joanne P.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Sunstar CAL

Love the yarn for this CAL

Linda B.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

The yarn is soft and doesn't split and the colours are vibrant. Lovely to work with.

Stephanie B.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Twilight CAL

Excellent. Very efficient. Thank you

Emma S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Awful slow delivery

It took 6 working days for my parcel to be delivered. Spoke to customer services who refused to help me until the delivery was more then 6 working days late! Although the delivery chart says UK delivery in 3days if you read above it also says it can take upto 3days to prepared the order. I’ve used many online yarn shops and this is by far the worst