Stitch Story (Crochet-A-Long 2018)


The Stitch Story crochet along was inspired by the myths and legends of Geansaí Árann jumpers (sweaters) that originate from the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.

The Stitch Story CAL was sponsored by Scheepjes Yarns Scheepjes is available worldwide – you can find a list of Scheepjes stockists here.

This pattern is free here on the blog but it’s also available in an e-book on Ravelry   There is a small charge for the downloadable 46 page PDF e-book (payable once). This PDF has the full pattern descriptions, charts and information all in one place without adverts (as requested).

Supporting tutorial videos for the CAL can be found on It’s All in a Nutshell blog by the fabulous Esther.

The Schedule:

6 June 2018CAL details
20 June 2018CAL Planning
4 July 2018Design 1: The Gauge Block
18 July 2018Design 2: Irish Moss
1 August 2018Design 3: Diamond Pop
15 August 2018Design 4: Pilgrim’s Pathway
29 August 2018Design 5: The Institution of Marriage
12 September 2018Design 6: The Ladder of Life
26 September 2018Design 7: Blarney Bobbles
10 October 2018Design 8: Garden Trellis
24 October 2018Design 9: Fisherman’s Basket
7 November 2018Design 10: Cabled Ropes
21 November 2018Design 11: Six Stitch Braid 
5 December 2018Design 12: The Bee Keeper
19 December 2018Joining the blocks together and the border
09 January 2019Finished Blanket Inspiration

Social Media Links:

The hashtag for this years CAL is #SSCAL18 for Twitter and Instagram. Though you you can join in with any progress photos by linking your projects on your favourite social media sites: Ravelry, Facebook page or Facebook group and Pinterest.