CALs Stylecraft Carousel CAL by Sue Pinner on the LoveCrochet blog

Published on August 9th, 2016 | by Merion


Enjoy all the fun of the fair with Stylecraft’s Carousel CAL!

Get ready for a gorgeous new CAL from Stylecraft – Susan Pinner’s carousel blanket is a fabulous way to improve your crochet skills!

stylecraft carousel CAL on the LoveCrochet blog

Inspired by fairgrounds, carousels and the circus, Susan Pinner’s new blanket is a geometric feast made from octagons, pentagons and elongated hexagons. Many of you will know Susan from her fabulous books about granny square techniques, Granny Squares, and Granny Squares & Shapes, and this CAL is a wonderful way to improve your crochet skills by creating shapes that are a few steps away from traditional squares. You can read all about Susan’s crochet inspiration and look at her free patterns and tutorials on her blog here!

The CAL begins on 13th September, and will be published in six instalments over three months. All the patterns will be FREE to download from www.stylecraft-­ once the CAL begins, with a Facebook group where you can share your progress.

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The Stylecraft DK colour pack for Carousel contains 17 balls of yarn and qualifies for FREE delivery!

CAL: Stylecraft Carousel Colour Pack on the LoveCrochet blog

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About the Author

Merion dreams in colour and adores crochet! From glorious granny blankets to ethereal shawls and lace cardies, she's never very far from her hooks! She loves cake, knitting, heavy horses, books and Mozart. Her favourite colour is duck egg blue.

10 Responses to Enjoy all the fun of the fair with Stylecraft’s Carousel CAL!

  1. Bunni DeHart says:

    Do you think a beginner will be able to do this pattern? Will there be videos to watch?
    I love all the colors!

  2. Debbie says:

    Is the full pattern included with the yarn pack or do you still have to download it in instalments

  3. Nicky says:

    Which size will the blanket be?

    • sian says:

      Hello Nicky,

      I’m afraid we don’t have any further information on the Carousel CAL, Stylecraft will release more information on the pattern once it begins. I’d suggest contacting them directly to find out the finished dimensions of the blanket 🙂

  4. Debbie says:

    wanted to know if beginners could do this work too?? The ones I’ve seen are gorgeous!! thanks,

  5. Debbie says:

    wanted to know if beginners could do this work too? all that I’ve seen are gorgeous!

    • sian says:

      Hi Debbie,

      Stylecraft have advised in the introduction to the CAL that this project is aimed at people looking to improve their skills rather than complete beginners. Why not have a look at some of our free crochet patterns and get hooking ahead of the CAL? It will build your confidence!

  6. Christine says:

    There is an option to make this in Stylecraft Batik DK but I cannot see a colour pack for that option – only the Special DK. Will you be adding one of do I need to buy the yarns individually?

    • sian says:

      Hello Christine,

      Unfortunately we will not be selling the Stylecraft Batik in a colourpack for this CAL, I’m sorry about that 🙁

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