Craftsy Custom Colors Yarn + Pattern
Recently I had a dream opportunity to create some custom yarn colors with Craftsy and Cascade. They are finally here and now I can share!
I chose Cascade Ultra Alpaca, a super soft and drapey yarn that’s squishy and warm. The colors were really tough to choose– Cascade already has soooo many! So I decided to pick an inspiration point of root vegetables and these three colors were born: Sweet Potato (orange), Blue Potato (purple), and Red Onion (maroon)! Each comes in a generous 220 yard skein and they are available exclusively at Craftsy (just follow the links!).
The best part? When you buy a skein of any color, you get my LoHi Hat pattern PDF for free! I named it after the neighborhood where our offices are located, and designed it specifically for the yarn, of course. It’s satisfying because it uses nearly the entire skein. Even though the yarn is technically a worsted weight, it drapes like a sport weight and doesn’t feel bulky at all.
The pattern is written for four sizes, for toddlers, children, adults, and…..watermelon head adults (you know who you are). You can add a flower or pom-pom with the remaining yarn (speaking for the adult hat and smaller sizes). What I love is that it’s lacy, yet warm, and squishy from all of the puff stitches. It’s been a hit around the office so I hope you like it too! If you have enough stash, you could also just buy the pattern, but what’s the fun in that?. Besides, at the time of this post, the yarn is such a steal, so go check it out. I’d love to see what you come up with on Craftsy and Ravelry!