Variegated yarn afghan pattern
Posted 22 February 2011 - 09:11 AM
Afghan with blue variegated yarn
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Posted 22 February 2011 - 10:51 AM
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Posted 02 March 2011 - 07:57 AM
Here is a free one:
Train Tracks Afghan http://anonymousmomm...725C7!848.entry
I used this Basketweave pattern with camo variegated for my son: http://www.crochetki...asketweave.html Thanks to Kim Guzman!
Posted 07 March 2011 - 10:50 AM
I find fancy stitches get "lost" with varigated yarns, so the simpler the better.
Posted 20 March 2011 - 04:49 AM
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Posted 20 March 2011 - 09:05 AM
you can make it any size you want! and add stripes of solid if you want to break it up. The twisting action and small "blocks" usually prevents "pooling"
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Posted 18 July 2012 - 01:15 PM
I'm a newbie crocheter myself (just started in December 2011). On yarn shopping trips those variegated yarns always look so beautiful, like candy. But when you try out any sophisticated pattern, the intricate stitches get lost. E.g., I tried making a Catherine's Wheel Throw (http://www.redheart....e’s-wheel-throw) in a Loops & Threads Impeccable medium weight yarn in neopolitan (http://www.ebay.com/...3-/370622104859, so pretty, looks like neopolitan ice cream!) and it came out scary looking!
Posted 18 July 2012 - 05:31 PM
I also second the corner to corner throw someone linked to. The yarn used in the one on the pattern is Monet Print, with very short color runs, but it seems to work well with regular ombres too. The only one I have not liked it with is RHSS Peruvian that has quite long runs of some colors and it make it look too stripey for my taste. The alternating directions of these stitches make more distinct blocks of color than some other patterns.
I also agree with the round ripple suggestion.
I agree with how gorgeous these yarns look in the skein. I''m a real sucker for them in the stores, but it has taken me a long time to find patterns for them.
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