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Scheepjes 2020 CAL

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Scheepjes proudly presents the d'Histoire Naturelle Official Scheepjes 2020 CAL & Read-A-Long designed by Scheepjes Blogger Christina Hadderingh from A Spoonful of Yarn.

The design for this spectacular Crocheted blanket is inspired by the many galleries of the breathtakingly beautiful Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Museum of Natural History) in Paris, which is highlighted in the book All The Light We Cannot See by the award winning author, Anthony Doerr.


Scheepjes has put together a choice of 8 official kits for the CAL, each including the required yarn to complete the blanket as well as extra goodies! They have created 4 spectacular colour ways, each based on colours and elements from a different department of the Natural History Museum: Herbarium, Mineralogy, Conchology and Entomology. These 4 colour ways are available in Scheepjes Stone Washed & River Washed (78% Cotton, 22% Acrylic, yarn weight Sport) or Scheepjes Colour Crafter (100% Premium Acrylic, yarn weight DK).


The Scheepjes Colour Crafter kit includes:

  • 17 x 100g balls of Scheepjes Colour Crafter
  • 1 x pack of Toho Glass Beads
  • 1 x beading needle
  • 1 x official CAL souvenir bookmark
  • 1 x letter from the designer
  • 1 x YARN The After Party booklet
  • Stitch markers

The book All the Light we Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is not included in the kit.


The Scheepjes Stone Washed & River Washed kit includes:

  • 38 x 50g balls of Scheepjes Stone Washed & River Washed
  • 1 x pack of Toho Glass Beads
  • 1 x beading needle
  • 1 x official CAL souvenir bookmark
  • 1 x letter from the designer
  • 1 x YARN The After Party booklet
  • Stitch markers

The book All the Light we Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is not included in the kit.

The most important facts at a glance:

  • CAL Duration: September 23 – December 9, 2020 (11 weeks, 6 pattern parts)
  • Design inspired by the book All The Light We Cannot See by author Anthony Doerr
  • Tips & Tricks CAL preparation PDF released in the Facebook groups on September 16, 2020
  • Each week reading material will be shared for the Read-A-Long in preparation for Book Club Sundays, hosted in the Official Facebook groups. Participation in the Read-A-Long is optional
  • Exclusive Interviews (in English) with Anthony Doerr every week for Book Club Sunday.
  • The crochet pattern will be available for FREE and released in parts via the Official Scheepjes Facebook groups and on Scheepjes.com
  • The pattern parts will cover a period of 1 or 2 weeks, rather than weekly pattern releases
  • The pattern will be available in Dutch, English (UK & US) and German, with additional languages possibly becoming available during the CAL
  • There will be English and Dutch video tutorials for right and left-handed crafters available from Esther from It's all in a Nutshell blog
  • Yarns used: Scheepjes Stone Washed & River Washed OR Colour Crafter
  • 8 kits available: 4 colourways in 2 Scheepjes yarns varieties
  • Measurements Stone Washed & River Washed blanket: 140-145 x 140-145cm after blocking
  • Measurements Colour Crafter blanket: 145-150 x 145-150cm after blocking