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I know, from experience, how beneficial crafts such as knitting and crochet can be in times of trauma – and so this is my gift to the crochet community to help us all through our Corona Days.

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You might like to read this blog post first – then prepare yourself for a project that’s challenging enough to distract you from almost anything…

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      1. Never too late for Crojoretro! Sign up to my Newsletter and you will receive the patterns when I next send out a blog.

          1. Hi Donnalyn, please do contact us or subscribe to the Newsletter on the website which will give you the Crojoretro pattern!

    1. This is magnificent, can’t wait for the challenge! I suspect finding such fantastic colours could be my first obstacle. Bring it on

    2. Hello der Amanda Wilkinson,
      I am so pleased to read about your crochet courses and events.
      I love knitting and crochet vers much, but have no experience in crochet of granny squares or flowers.
      Thank you very much for offering such events.
      Best regards, Gisela

      1. Thank you Gisela – Thanks you for you comment, please note it is Sue Maton who runs the courses, not Amanda. I hope you enjoy them.

  1. merci de m’adresser vos explications du sublime ouvrage crojoretro pour que je puisse moi aussi essayer de le réaliser depuis la FRANCE !! Félicitations pour vos magnifiques réalisations. MERCI d’avance ! Isabelle AGRAIN (

    1. Hi, the patterns are on their way to you now 🙂
      Be sure to check your junk mail/spam and if you add me to your contacts list my emails won’t get caught in your spam filters!

      1. Thank you for your kind words. Sign up to my Newsletter and you will receive the patterns when I next send out a blog.

  2. Such a beautiful masterpiece. I would love to make one of these beauties for my granddaughter. May I join in this wonderful adventure with you! In my 44 years of crocheting I have never seen a more beautiful afghan. If this pattern is still available I would most certainly love to make it. Thank you!

    1. Hi Jannie, I hope you’ve received all the patterns now – I sent them out to you yesterday. Have fun! x

    1. I would like to have the pattern for some of your crojo retro so I can have a go. Looks lovely. Hope I can manage the style! Thank you.

  3. I have just signed up to receive the newsletter. Would love to receive the crojoretro pattern. It is absolutely beautiful!!

    1. Hi Bili, apologies for the very later reply! I hope you received the Crojoretro patterns- and thanks for subscribing.

  4. I have just signed up to receive the newsletter.
    I would love to crochet a carpet with the crojo pattern! Would love to receive the crojoretro pattern for my next project. Thank you!

  5. Crojo Retro sounds like an amazingly creative way to start 2021 -still rocky in the USA- would love to join if still possible. I did sign up.
    Thanks for sharing so gracefully. Alicia

    1. Hi Alicia,
      I’m sending some emails out today – so keep an eye on your inbox.
      And I’m sending you my warmest wishes across the big pond. x

  6. Late to discover this, but have signed up for the newsletter. I would love to join as a way to banish the winter gloom. Thanks for sharing!

  7. HI Sue, is it still possible to receive and start on the crojoretro pattern please? I’ve been using my basics (its a while since my courses with you at Norfolk Yarn!) all through lockdown (I’ve essentially been in shield since March, so crochet has proved a bit of a lifesaver already) but I really would love to ‘break out ‘ a bit more creatively now.

    1. Hi Karen, I sent the Crojoretro patterns to your email address on 2nd December and when I’ve written the next pattern you’ll receive the next instalment – you may want to check your spam. Let me know if you can’t find it and I’ll resend. x

  8. Hi! I’m receiving your newsletters, but not seeing this pattern. How do I get this lovely pattern? Thank you!

    1. Hi Jo, have you now received the pattern? You should have received this after signing up to the Newsletter.

  9. Hello!
    I’m Elisabet, from Spain. I have just signed up to receive the newsletter. Can I still join Cojoretro pattern? I really love it!

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words. Now that you have signed up you will receive the patterns when I next send out a blog.

  10. I would love to sign up for this if I could! I’ve signed up for the newsletters but I missed or forgot the notice of the GDPR so haven’t been getting them for a while!

    1. Yes! Never too late for Crojoretro! Sign up to my Newsletter and you will receive the patterns when I next send out a blog.

  11. I just came across your site today and I am in LOVE with your Crojoretro project and designs. I hope it’s not too late to request/join your project patterns. The criteria is right up my alley and I need another project to work on away from making face masks. If possible please would you allow me access to your patterns for the Crojoretro project. Thank you for sharing your art.

    1. Hello Gwendolyn, you can sign up to my Newsletter to receive the patterns, which will be when I next send out a Newsletter.

  12. Hi , I love your crojo retro pattern! Its so beautiful! Please, could You send me the pattern?! Thank you very much!

  13. Oh, I fell in love with this design. I just subscribed to the newsletter, and IAM really excited at the idea of receiving such a challenge and start. Thank you so much!

  14. Oh my goodness, you exist in your own glorious category of artists!

    Thank you for creating and sharing this gorgeous project. I’m in The States, but have purchased all the Rowan Felted Tweed from Wool Warehouse. When it arrived (very promptly too!), I made an audible gasp at the beauty of the colors.

    I’m in the midst of another project, but will be starting this soon. Thank you so much again, and I’ll be repeating those thanks as I go through all the videos and steps in making this terrific creation.

    Kindest regards, and wishing you and yours great health and contentment,


  15. Hello Mercerie!
    I did sign up for the newsletter and I have received an edition of the newsletter, but I haven’t seen any pattern or email for the pattern (Crojoretro) that came through. I checked junk and spam. Did I forget a step? I can’t find it and I would LOVE to start it <3

  16. Hello. I just discovered you and signed up for your newsletter. I’m so excited! How can I receive this pattern? Thank you so very much

    1. Hello Iliana, Thats good to hear! Now that you have signed up for the Newsletter, you will receive Crojoretro soon. We email these out in monthly batches.

  17. Hi Sue I’d love to crochet this beautiful pattern but I think I need to get my Wallflowers Blanket finished first. X

  18. Hello, I signed up for your newsletter, but I can’t find out where I can find the pattern of the Crojoretro
    Kind regards Maartje

    1. Hello Maartje, We will email you the Crojoretro Pattern now that you have subscribed to the Newsletter. Best wishes

  19. Hi! I’m receiving your newsletters, but not seeing this pattern. How do I get this lovely pattern? Thank you!

    1. Hi Joanna
      I’ve just checked and this pattern went out to you on July 16th. You might want to do a thorough search for it in your junk spam. They do sometimes get caught in spam filters.
      Let me know you don’t see it and I’ll resend next time I send a batch out. Best wishes, Sue

  20. I would love to make the Crojoretro. It is beautiful!! You’re very talented. I have subscribed to your newsletter.

    1. Hi Lauren, Yes if you have signed up to our Newsletter then you will receive crojoretro soon by email. Please check your spam/junk just in case after a few days of subscribing. Many thanks, Lee-Anne

    1. Hi Niki – we’d love you to join us! I can see that you have signed up to The Mercerie’s newsletter – I have just emailed you the pattern for Crojoretro – have a great day!

    1. Hello Margaret – please follow the link in the blog to join the waitlist so you will be the first to know when the bookings open for the Retreats!

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