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Wee houses

4th November 2021

Have you seen our latest Make Along on Facebook and Instagram?  It is the most gorgeous scarf and cowl pattern by Blogstar Julia Marsh, from the blog Hand Knitted Things, called Wee Houses.   Knitted in...

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Mindful crochet with Polly Plum

26th August 2021

One of our lovely Blogstars, Polly Plum from Every Trick on the Hook is launching an absolutely beautiful new Mandala CAL called Wild, Wild Wallflower on 1st September and finishing on Sunday September 15th. We...

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Southwold Summer

8th July 2021

Our July MAL is a gorgeous wrap by Helen Kurtz called Southwold Summer, launching on 8th July in the Stylecraft Make Along group. We asked Helen what how she came up with such a lovely design: “The...

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Bargello

25th February 2021

Have you been tempted by the latest project in our Makealong group? The Bargello Blocks Throw has been designed by Blogstar Michelle Westlund who is based in Australia. It features an amazing optical...

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Resilience in bloom

19th January 2021

Emily Littlefair is our newest Blogstar and she has been part of our family for just over a year.  Her blog is called The Loopy Stitch, where she explores her love for crochet from the beautiful Sunshine Coast in...

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Christmas Giveaway

10th December 2020

It's time for our Christmas giveaway and this year we have come up with a humdinger! We are giving one lucky knitter or crocheter the chance to win the yarn and pattern for each one of the MALs we ran this year...

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Blogstar Spotlight Emma Varnam

26th November 2020

It’s always a happy day at Stylecraft HQ when one of Emma Varnam’s books lands on our desk.  We just love her designs and the elegant styling of all the photos, but most of all they are just plain...

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Granny Shawl Make Along

12th November 2020

Today you can join us for a brand new Make Along over in our group, created by our Blogstar, Heather Leal. Heather has an amazing eye for colour putting together different palettes of Stylecraft yarns...

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Octagonical

1st October 2020

Have your heard about Octagonical, the new Cal from Helen Shrimpton aka Crystals and Crochet?  It’s an amazing project that launches on 8th October, runs for 8 weeks and is an octagonal shape so no prize for guessing...

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September Make Along

17th September 2020

This month we have a beautiful Make Along project starting today in our group, specially designed by Jane Crowfoot. Most of you will be familiar with Jane’s Fruit Garden CAL that launched earlier in the...

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Blogstar Spotlight Emma May

11th September 2020

Emma May is the brains behind the enormously successful Pippin Poppycock website and blog and Pippin Crochet Facebook group which has over 35,000 members. Many of you will have been crocheting the Floralia blanket or...

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The Folk Queen

27th August 2020

A couple of weeks ago we were beyond excited to announce our collaboration with crochet superstar Tinna Thorudottir Thorvaldar.  We are sponsoring her eagerly awaited Queen CAL which launches in September and features...

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Blogstar Spotlight - Hand Knitted Things

13th August 2020

Blogstar Spotlight This month’s Blogstar Make Along is for the knitters among you.  Called The Special Stripy Blanket, Julia Marsh from Hand Knitted Things has released a new colour way called Sea Breeze...

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Deckchair stripes

6th August 2020

We are really delighted to launch a fun competition for you with our Blogstar Julia Marsh from Hand Knitted Things. Launching today, Julia has re-coloured her very popular Special Stripy Blanket especially for...

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Toy Story

30th July 2020

Making toys is a great way to hone your knitting and crochet skills and can be quick and fun to make.  But, if you have never made them, they can be really daunting.  All those little bits that you have to try and fit...

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Blogstar Spotlight Helen Kurtz

18th June 2020

This month we have something for the knitters among you with a spotlight on Helen Kurtz whose blog is called The Knitting exploits of Josie Kitten.  You may remember Helen’s wonderful Good Striations blanket...

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Blogstar Spotlight – Every Trick on the Hook

14th May 2020

Our Blogstar Spotlight today welcomes Polly Plum from Every Trick on the Hook.  Crocheters will know her work, full of colour and texture. She describes her blog as ‘Crochet for the adventurous’ and her designs help you...

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Blogstar Spotlight – Jane Crowfoot

23rd April 2020

We know that many of you already have your yarn for the Stylecraft Fruit Garden crochet along designed by Jane Crowfoot, and that many of you are eagerly awaiting your yarn delivery. So, we thought this was a great...

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Location, Location, Location

16th April 2020

When Jane Crowfoot told us her latest Crochet Along with us was heavily influenced by May Morris, whose father, William, was one of the founders of the Arts and Crafts movement, we knew we had to find a very special...

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Blogstar Spotlight – Helen Shrimpton

2nd April 2020

Helen Shrimpton, from Crystals and Crochet, is an amazing crochet designer, based in Cornwall, and this month she is the focus of our Blogstar Spotlight.  Helen has an incredible global following and her CALs are a...

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The Fruit Garden CAL

19th March 2020

Exciting times at Stylecraft HQ as we get ready for the new Crochet Along designed for us by Jane Crowfoot - an extraordinarily beautiful project called The Fruit Garden CAL, which will be available as a free download...

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Peerie Blooms

12th March 2020

We are delighted to let you know about our new Make Along project that launches over in our dedicated Facebook group today – our Blogstar Lucia Dunn’s Peerie Blooms blanket. This is such a cheerful blanket with its...

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Naturally gorgeous

27th February 2020

Ever since we first placed a ball of our Naturals Bamboo+Cotton in the hands of our Blogstars at the beginning of 2019 and saw their excited faces we knew we were on to a winner. Bamboo+Cotton is the first yarn to...

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Blogstar Spotlight – Heather from The Patchwork Heart

20th February 2020

The Stylecraft Blogstars programme has now been running since 2016 so we thought we would start a new series of blog posts where you can rediscover what makes each and every one of them so special. First up is Heather...

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Kosetsu Shrug

6th February 2020

Our Make Along group is such a vibrant place to join in with other crafters and this year we are planning a new project each month with special discounts on patterns for our members. This month we have been making a...

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The Loopy Stitch joins our family of Blogstars

16th January 2020

We are delighted and very excited to welcome a new Blogstar to the fold to kick off 2020 – we know you are going to love her work. Emily Littlefair is also known as The Loopy Stitch on social media, where she...

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Cornish Comfort

21st November 2019

From the comfort of her new home in Cornwall, Blogstar Helen Shrimpton, aka Crystals and Crochet, has created another blinder of a blanket design in Special DK – Cornish Comfort. Every time we hear that Helen has a new...

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Good Striations!

24th October 2019

The next project to hit our MAL group will be the Good Striations blanket and cushion from the very talented Helen Kurtz from The Woolly Adventures of a Knitty Kitty and it is a real treat for knitters. We thought we...

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Climbing Rose CAL

17th October 2019

Jane Crowfoot is one of the UK’s most exciting crochet designers and we are fortunate enough to work with her as one of our Blogstars – how lucky are we? Jane’s CAL’s are legendary and we all eagerly await each new...

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Prickly friends

19th September 2019

At the recent Stylecraft Purl Anniversary party, the delightful Emma Varnam held a workshop to teach 10 lucky people how to crochet succulents. That’s not as random as it sounds because Emma has a new book out called...

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Make Along

12th September 2019

Have you seen our new Stylecraft Make Along (MAL) group on Facebook? From next week there will be a new, specially designed project from one of our talented Blogstars roughly every 3 weeks, so we wanted to create a...

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Ametsa Shawl

22nd August 2019

Kathryn from Crafternoon Treats is one of our lovely Blogstars.  If you haven’t seen her podcasts, they are packed full of ideas for crochet as well as really useful hints and tips. [gallery ids="2010,2011,2012"...

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Crafty adventures with the Blogstars

11th July 2019

We love working with our Blogstars. They are such an incredibly talented and inspirational bunch. Here are some of the wonderful things they have been up to recently. Lucy from Attic 24 has shared a lovely pattern...

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Janie Crow Delft Colour Competition Finalists

11th April 2019

Following a very exciting and gruelling judging process in March with Sara Huntington, Commissioning Editor Simply Crochet Magazine, Jane Crowfoot and graphic designer Luise Roberts from Janie Crow and Stylecraft’s...

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Blogstars get together

21st March 2019

The weather was definitely inclement on Saturday 9th March, with high winds and hail battering our mill building, but we hardly noticed because we were warm and snug inside with lots of new yarns to look at and the...

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Colour Your Own Delft

23rd January 2019

Last year, the lovely Jane Crowfoot came to us with a really exciting idea. After the success of the recoloured Persian Jewels blanket by Lucia Dunn called Eastern Jewels, Jane became intrigued by the idea of...

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Breidagen Zwolle

26th October 2018

We’ve just had a fantastic weekend in The Netherlands with some of the Stylecraft Blogstars.  Not just a girly weekend, you understand, we were actually all working really hard! On a beautiful sunny Thursday Jane...

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And The Results are in!

26th April 2018

You may remember we launched and exciting colour competition for our Head over Heels yarn with an air of mystery.  Our Blogstars, inspired by the artist David Hockney, had put together the colour combinations and which...

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Blogstars Meet-up

9th February 2018

Early February usually means we have some very special guests visiting our Yorkshire mill. There is a buzz around the office as though royalty are on their way. On February 3rd we had our highly anticipated Blogstar...

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Lucia's Eastern Jewels Workshop at Poppy's

30th November 2017

When we were given the opportunity to attend a workshop by Lucia of Lucia's Fig Tree, we jumped at the chance. Little did we know that it would be in the most perfect setting. On Saturday 18th of November, we set off to...

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Blogstars

26th July 2016

Blogging is a great way to share your crafty world. We have chosen what we think are some of the best crafty bloggers around to work with, we are calling this Stylecraft Blogstars! Not only will we be telling...

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The Special DK Limited Edition Pack Blog Tour

15th October 2015

There are a few of us here at Stylecraft who had never heard of a blog tour before ours started a few weeks ago, and we certainly didn’t know that they are usually associated with authors as a way of promoting...

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Deck the halls

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Now that it’s December we don’t feel at all guilty about cranking up the Christmas music, getting the Christmas card list out and starting to plan our decorations. There are lots of...

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Festive knits

18th November 2021

Have you spotted our Head Over Heels Festive yarn packs in your local yarn shop? The limited edition pack includes one ball of solid red, one ball self-striping yarn, one ball of Fair Isle...

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Wee houses

4th November 2021

Have you seen our latest Make Along on Facebook and Instagram?  It is the most gorgeous scarf and cowl pattern by Blogstar Julia Marsh, from the blog Hand Knitted Things, called Wee Houses....

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