I knitted an afghan for my granddaughter and had bought 3 skeins each (bought 2 diffirent colors), and had to buy one more skein each in order to finish and I only used 1/2 of the fourth skein. I just love how soft it is and the way the shades blend. I'm buying more.
Help! I can't find a scarf pattern using this yarn!
I crocheted a scarf with the bright multi. The stitch I used is one from the 1800s called the diagonal box orcrazy or brick stitch,it turn out so beautifully that I made a throw with the same color and stitch for a friend who is going to be having surgery. My only complaint is that I had to go to several Joanns to get enough.
I have made two prayer shawls with this yarn and the pattern is wonderful. The colors change slowly and gives a stunning pattern I have not found before. The only flaw for me was the knotting up as it came off the large skein. I fixed that by having my husband unroll the skein as I rolled it in a ball. Also, did not have that much trouble undoing the stitch if I made a mistake. If it does tangle, just splice and go on, it is forgiving. I'm now back to get some more colors. I've had more complements on the shawls than on anything I've made in 40 years.
I have been using a triangle shawl pattern from the Prayer Shawl Ministry book. It is crocheted. Although we do not recommend using this yarn to teach with, it is the yarn everyone wants to use. I belong to two crochet groups. So far we have about nine in one group and we meet in the middle of one of our malls. Lots of people stop and ask us what we are making. The boucle has great colors and is just the right weight for South Texas. I haven't tried the Granny Square but thanks for the tip. Have fun and God bless.
I'm here buying more of this....bought it on sale at local Joann's, but they didn't have a great selection. I'm working on my third scarf (crochet), am planning on a light throw, the feel is great!! And the self-patterns are eye-popping!
I made a shawl for my mother with this yarn. It is light weight enough for her not to feel over burdened, yet warm enough to replace a sweater. It is super soft, knits up beautifully. As other reviewers noted, it can be difficult to unravel if you make a mistake. I used an open lace pattern that was pretty forgiving. I love the shading from one color to the next. My mom loves the shawl, says she gets lots of compliments on it at church!
I brought this in the "neutral" color, which is actually less yellow than it appears in the photo. It is actually shades of cream and warm beige. I made an ample shrug from 1.5 skeins, using a simple mesh stitch (*yo, k2tog*), and k1,p1 rib for cuffs. The finished shrug (made for a teen) looks great with white tank/white jeans or warm browns. The mesh stitch hides any boo-boos. The other reviewers say that this yarn is difficult to frog if you make a mistake; it's true. So choose an open stitch and have fun with it! Sure, it is priced higher than the large skeins of Rainbow Boucle, but unless you are making an afghan, you'll soon grow tired of 850 yards. Make a $12 sweater from two of these 270 yard skeins? Try to beat it!