The Southern Diamonds Collection has really been lots of fun to crochet so why not combined beautiful stitching with some really fun colors from the Loops and Threads Color Wheel selection? Here we have the 3rd project in our 5 project campaign sponsored by Michael’s.
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The Colorwheel color choices are beautiful and guess what???? You can NOW buy the Colorwheel yarn online!!! I loved used the “Taupe” family and loved adding the splash of color with the Mauve. Which color would be your pop color?
Would you like to see the other 2 projects?
Let me give you a recap of the yarn if this is the first time you’ve seen it.
The yarn is a new addition to the Loops and Thread brand and is called Colorwheel. There are 54 colors in the line, and I can tell you by the ones they sent me….you are gonna love it! There are so many shades that compliment one another, you could spend hours trying to figure out a color scheme for your project. You’ll even get 12 variations of the color blue! At this time it is only available in the stores but is expected to be available on line very soon! I’ll be sure to come back and let you know as soon as it is available on line for sure!
Here are the specifications:
- The yarn is a (#4) worsted weight yarn
- 90 yards/1.75 oz/50 grams
- Machine wash/tumble dry low
- 100% anti-pilling
The yarn is super soft and would be what I would describe as a full #4 weight yarn. I know some worsted weight can feel lighter but this yarn is a true worsted weight.
The Colorwheel yarn was released in over 800 stores throughout the U.S. and Canada. If you want to know whether the yarn is in your local stores, Michael’s has a store finder on their page. You can easily find the store closest to you and give them a call to see if they have it!
If you aren’t a member of the ELK Studio Crocheter’s FB group…whatcha waiting on? We have all skill levels in there, so you can get your questions answered by a very supportive group of people! We actually call ourselves the ELKies!
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- Loops and Threads Colorwheel, #4 Worsted Weight Yarn, 100% Anti-pilling Acrylic, 90 yards/50g, Colorways: Taupe (2 skeins), Mauve (2 skeins), Dark Taupe (2 skeins), Pale Taupe (2 skeins)
- Hook Size: H/5.00
- Tapestry Needle for Weaving in the ends.
Gauge: 6 V-sts and 7 rows = 4″
Finished Measurement: 106″ x 7 1/2″
● Ch 3 at beginning of pattern counts as double crochet unless otherwise stated. (Check out an alternative to the chain 3 method)
● Ch 1 at beginning of pattern does not count as single crochet.
V stitch (V-st): (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or sp
shell: (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or sp
Multiples of 5
Row 1 (RS): Using Pale Taupe, ch 30, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch and each rem ch across, turn. (29 sc)
Row 2: Ch 3 (See Pattern Notes), dc in next st and each st across. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Row 3: Join Taupe, ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st and each rem st across, turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, skip next 2 sts, shell (See Special Stitches) in next st, *skip next 4 sts, shell in next st, repeat from * across until last 4 sts, skip next 2 sts, dc in last 2 sts, turn. (5 shells, 4 dc)
Row 5: Ch 3, dc in next st, skip next st and ch-1 sp, 5 dc in next st, *skip next (ch-1 sp, 2 sts, ch-1 sp), 5 dc in next st, repeat from * across until last ch-1 sp and 3 sts, skip ch-1 sp and next st, dc in next st, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (29 dc)
Rows 6-8: Repeat Rows 4-5 ending last repeat on Row 4
Row 9: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each st and ch-1 sp across to ch-3, sc in top of ch-3, turn. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Row 10: Join Pale Taupe, ch 3, dc in next st and each rem st across, turn.
Row 11: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st and each rem st across to ch-3, sc in top of ch-3, turn. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Row 12: Using Mauve, Ch 3, skip next st, V-st (See Pattern Notes) in next st, *skip next 2 sts, V-st in next st, repeat from * across until last 2 sts, skip next st, dc in next last st, turn. (9 V-sts)
Row 13: Ch 3, 3 dc in each ch-1 sp across to last 2 sts, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (29 dc)
Row 14: Ch 3, skip next st, V-st in next st, *skip next 2 sts, V-st in next st, repeat from * across until last 2 sts, skip next st, dc in top of ch 3, turn.
Row 15-33: Repeat Rows 13-14, ending last repeat on Row 13. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Rows 34-51: Using Pale Taupe, Repeat Rows 13-14, ending last repeat on Row 13. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Rows 52-65: Using Taupe, Repeat Rows 13-14, ending last repeat on Row 13. Fasten Off. Weave in the ends.
Rows 66-85: Using Dark Taupe, Repeat Rows 13-14, ending last repeat on Row 13. Leaving a long tail 8-10″. Fasten Off but do not weave in the end. You will use this tail to sew the 2 parts of the project together. Place this part of the project to the side.
You will repeat Rows 1-84 for the “other” side of the project. You will end your project one row short because you want to end on a V-st row for the second half of the project. Once you’ve finished the second half, use the long tail from the first part of the project to sew the ends together. You will want right sides facing each other.
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