You need to cut out the knot as the knot may not be at the right interval for colourway or the distance of the colour is compromised by the knot. Question!!! With exception to the starting row where you will work only 3 clusters of the first color. I ended up using a size 4 hook and finished my blanket. After three attempts I’m finally getting the pattern to show correctly. Like one of the multi-color rolls and smaller, I love making dishcloths and hand towels ?? This will leave unused chains that you will undo later. I’ve had trouble with color pooling but I found the granny stitch to be much easier. Hi I'm Donna Wolfe from Naztazia. Repeat * Across. The one I used was time square. Caron Simply Soft Stripes is one of those yarns! My Moma taught me how to crochet. Planned Pooling with Red Heart Zebra. First you have to plug in the actual stitch count for each color. Also can you write out the 3 repeating rows? For some reason I’ve Stripes of colour should be about. This is Row 1. Yes this App was originally for Knitting but it will work for our project in Crochet. Such a neat twist on color pooling! Please do not copy and post this pattern and claim it as your own. – One skein of solid color yarn (for starting chain and border). It just took some trial and error…and little breaks in between. Might not work for such a narrow item though. You sure it’s 95? Blog Pattern Store GlamSpun Yarn Store Free Patterns Crochet School Young Living Yarn Goddess Merch Affiliates About Red Heart Super Saver. You will stop when the colour sequence is completed. Then you join in your yarn at the spot needed. I would like to buy caron soft stripe pooling yarn but since i live in malta i can t find a site that ships to malta. I used about 4.5 skeins for this blanket. I doubled the starting chain and I have the right amount of chains to end with the last color having 3 clusters. Shop all the colors HERE on Yarnspirations.com. She struggled to get a design going and it took her 9 tries. Moss Stitch Across. Ah well, I guess this project just isnt meant to be for me . Please let me know, ty Manufacture’s knot then shorted a full color. I am using Central Park Caron Simply Soft Stripes, and ch 185 for the foundation chain. Look for the colours to be a minimum of 6″ but no greater than 12″. Thank you so much for making this video and for all your wonderful patterns. The “stripes” created in the pools will just be a little narrower…? Crocheting is a very delicate art. The only problem I’ve been having is that every skein of yarn has had one or two places where the manufacturer has tied the yarn. At least now I know to to do when I attach the next skein! Did you give a try? I get 7 cluster out of each color, I tried switching to a 5.5mm hook and STILL got 7 clusters. This will get you started an on your way! I just wanted to say that your comment is one of the more positive ones that I read. I’m having to do one color so loose to make it work that the stitches are sloppy and the next so tight just to get the right number of clusters … and the colors are still blending together …. Made with by: Peashooter Media. I have been careful to count stitches and adjust tension, but my changing of colors is jumping to several stitches each cross….not the one more step as in my first blanker…so the color changes and transpostioning is much too quick. If you have never heard this term used before, you may be wondering: "What is planned pooling?" Planned Pooling Top. Then I got some skeins of Jersey shore on sale (the new stock 25% more) and it simply wont work. I am using color Times Square. I was so excited. Here is a video tutorial on how to crochet the first 3 rows of this project! Let’s just do it! She kept changing her hook and finally got it but the hook size was smaller than recommended. I used a 5.5 hook for the first row, but was having an issue with the next row matching, so I changed to a 5.0 hook and it is working perfectly…some of the colours, I have to pull a little tighter and some looser. what am I doing wrong?? A great yarn suggestion with great colourway lengths and contrasting colours is Caron Simply Soft Camo. I have been following you for years now! You’ve truly helped me so very much. Also starting with a solid makes so much more sense. Now this is the problem with your site….how do you chooose!? You should see your colors start to stagger. But in the same brand of yarn, the length of the repeat cycle of colour may be the difference and the lengths of the colours may be different. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***. For the record, I never stated I created this concept but I did research. Many thanks for this amazing pattern!! I’m finding I’m needing lots of finagling. Should I go down a hook size? Having same issue. The others will only give me 5 clusters. Will that throw it all off even though it will make it stagger like it’s suppose to? I love this! Are there direction for making this in different sizes? My math came up with 184, so 185 to tie off the last makes so much sense. I can’t wait to see the end result. Like adjust your tension with each different color? Repeat step 5 until your project is complete. Planned Pooling Crochet Throw "This is a large throw/afghan that is made using the multi-sequence color pooling technique. Hi! *** You may make and sell products from my patterns but if you do I ask that you link back to my post. In first chain (this will be the one next to where you fastened off because you really can’t get your hook into the spot where you fastened off your chain) join yarn IN THE MIDDLE of the first color you decide to use. So as you can see I am at the end of my starting chain and back to the dark purple. (using the same as in your tutorial btw) You CAN make your blanket wider! You must end on the same color you started with (in this case dark purple). Below you can find my video tutorial for a crochet top made with Katia Magic Diamonds in size S up to 5XL. It’s because she relaxed and understood the concept. TIA. I used the planned pooling app and discovered that a chain of 104 will get you the same argyle outcome…still a work in progress, I hope this is helpful. Crochet Plaid Neck Warmer, Planned Pooling Cowl, Crochet Cowl, Crochet Scarf, Argyle Scarf, Plaid Scarf, Boston Harbor Cowl - Ready to Ship PeachtreeCottage. Shop all the colors HERE on Yarnspirations.com. Crochet Plaid Neckwarmer, Planned Pooling Cowl, Crochet Cowl, Crochet Scarf, Argyle Scarf, Plaid Scarf, Boston Harbor Cowl - Ready to Ship PeachtreeCottage. Not sure if I’m going to continue or just move on to another project. Do you know if you can make this pattern for like a dishcloth with cotton yarn? What would my starting chain be? You wasn’t considered a “lady” until you could make a doily. Sorry, thought I got a better photo of this. It is so CUTE! How planned color pooling works Color pooling is based on the principle that when a color changing yarn is manufactured it is done with a steady rhythm in the colorway. How funny! Thank you for posting this pattern. It doesn’t matter which colour you start with. thanks T. Me too, I’m only getting 5 clusters. And come back and then get it done. Thank you so much for this pattern! Review the yarn by pulling out the yarn and looking for the sequence of variegated yarn colourway. Have fun with it. I have been tugging it tightly to make the six clusters, and it is apparent. I found that if you crochet 3 stitches for every cluster + space next to it, you will have an even border. Thank you for this pattern. HELP PLEASE!!!! Did you end up using 5 clusters and does I’ve been able to follow your instructions easily, and by going all the way down to a 4mm hook, I’m having success! Got the first four rows done with minimal frogging but no only does my my Caron simply soft stripes have a lot of knots but it skips a color at each knot. Sarah, my first try went pretty well. It is going to take a lot of yarn, but I think it will be worth it. i found the first row you had to crochet realllly loose and then after the first row, everything lined up. So doubling the size was not as simple as doubling the length of the chain. The navy, green, black and gray colors create one of the most iconic plaids, Blackwatch. Thank you for the great directions. Has anyone yet tried to triple the width? Today is the day. I’m using an H hook, tried an I, still didn’t come out…I give up…. I was almost done with mine and it started going straight up too, I missed something on one of the ends and it threw the pattern off. You can slowly wade in from the shallow end, learning how things work and taking your time to carefully plan or you can just go ahead and jump into the deep end. Say you are ending and there is a black/red switch of colour. Unravel your stripes yarn a bit to find a good color to start with. Now on my second blanket and it’s just not working! You can choose to add whatever border you’d like and you can make it much wider if desired! When attaching the next strand, pinpoint an exact same colour transition point. From shop PeachtreeCottage. You will need to double the starting chain count and then follow the tutorial the same way. I crochet all the time and have seen these knots before but one or two in each skein is excessive I think! On this row you are going to leave the chain 3 as is and make a cluster (3 DC) in the next space. I bought it in the 25% more and it is not working, stripes are not even! This technique requires planning. Would just doubling the chain amount, from 95 to 190 work? How To Crochet Planned Color Pooling with Video Planned Pooling Video I used Red Heart Variegated Yarn and a H Size Hook. This pattern shows you the technique of Planned Pooling to make crochet items that look like Argyle using variegated yarns. This is working out fine with the Times Square colourway but I’m struggling to make it work with Madison Avenue. I just bought the yarn yesterday and have tried with multiple skeins and different size hooks and its not working. I’ve tried a variety of hook sizes etc. i am using jersey shore yarnspirations. What is it? Chain until the complete colour sequence is complete. With different tensions and types of yarn, it will make a difference if it works for you. I have some pretty yarn that I’d thought I’d try color-pooling with ~ but I keep reaching past it to get some other thing. This means you cannot have the same thing across multiple brands and colour schemes. I am using Caron Simply Soft in white. I decided to make a simple SC border. That is how you know it is working! We realized that we have to cycle through the colour scheme and be one stitch off so that the colours can shift by one stitch in this design. Turn, chain 3 (counts as part of your first cluster) and make 2 DC over the first space between DC and Cluster from previous row. By switching to a granny stitch I am able to keep tabs on tension without ever having to rip out more than six clusters. That’s one problem I’ve seen over the years, some crocheters have a tendency to give up too soon. Can you share that information? I cut off a full color pattern joined the correct color pattern and continued. I bought some yarn, but the stripes are too long. Either you enjoy trying to make the projects or you don’t. My name is Marie. I decided to roll the yarn into a ball starting with the inside end and again came across a knot and it was not correct! Thank you so much for the great tutorial and video! 4) When asked, share patterns by using a link to the original source in the comments section of your post. Continue pattern by making 3 DC between each 3 DC cluster from previous row. Next, the written pattern will download into your phone, tablet, or computer. 6) Include pictures of your work/attempt when asking for help. At the end of your 3rd row you will see that you now have no place to make a cluster like you did on the previous row. This means you will stop once the colour sequence begins to repeat. Love the way it turned out. I’m not sure what I am doing wrong but I am not ending on the same color! The project measures approx. im going to try this in the yarn called Jersey Shore colours for Yarnspirations! All you need is 2 skeins of Carnival Pooling color to complete it as shown. Nevermind. Hi there! Chances are, you may need to try an example to become comfortable and then your 2nd version will be more consistent in colour. 52 inches wide. Almost any variegated yarn can be used (a list of workable yarns is provided) with any crochet hook! I have several reasons why: All of the concepts will be shown in the tutorial for those who need a visual and further description of steps. You can make a Scarf, afghan, washcloth, coaster, table runner, mats, and so much more! Working on mine now. You will be making 6 granny stitch clusters with each color length. Written Pattern. What other yarns do you think you could do this pattern with? Kristen Mangus Yarn color, color pooling, Crochet, everyday plaid, planned pooling, pooling, Premier, premier everyday plaid, yarn. With solid color yarn, chain 95, fasten off. This top is made with Katia Magic Diamonds, a special yarn that can be used for planned pooling. It is something to experiment with. I tried 5.5 for the first row, but it was too loose for my stitches, so I ended up using 5 in inline hook and the rest of the blanket is being done in 5 tapered. I did find a knot in my yarn that broke up the color order so I just had to cut out that yarn until I could get the pattern to start over again. Such a great idea but the yarn itself is frustrating me. Love your blog! If you are not careful here, you will ruin the pooling effect of the work already done. ❤. Stitch using Red Heart With Love and Red Heart Super Saver yarns to achieve the popular design on this pattern. I would like to make this for my daughter bed. So I’m thinking I’ll try for five clusters and double the pattern… fingers crossed! SC 4th Chain from hook. Recommended to you based on your activity and what's popular • Feedback I too would like to make this as a scarf, if I knew how. I am using color Times Square. Red Heart Super Saver Stripes in Neon Stripe and Primary Stripe work for this method. When I added the new skein, the yarn coming from the center was wrong, so I had to use the outside end to match up the pattern. Where did you get your fun crochet hook?!?! I don’t want to give up, but I’m already crocheting way tighter than I normally do and not feeling comfortable with it. In my case this was dark purple. Starting as close as you can to where colour is changing abruptly from one to another to create your slip knot. In addition Mikey from The Crochet Crowd has also written up a helpful post HERE on this technique! This does not work with Redheart Striped yarn. I get 7 cluster out of each color, I tried switching to a 5.5mm hook and STILL got 7 clusters. Begin learning to crochet and expand on basics in this helpful article. Using a simple method you can learn to create this argyle pattern using just about any variegated yarn!" That’s what I’m thinking of trying… started one with the Golden Gate color and it was working out with six clusters just fine. Its as if the colours are shorter and I was only getting 5 really tight clusters using a 4.5 mm hook. If I want to do a scarf do you think it is possible?? Bernat® Blanket™ Color Pooling (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m) Buffalo Plaid (38005) 6 balls Size U.S. N/15 (10 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Materials: I love it! She has a full size bed. I had some colors long enough for 6 clusters, and other only long enough for 5… There were only two skeins of the old one and 5 of the new, so I got the new one, that’s really disappointing! These add dramatic impact to your designs. I want to try this so much but this yarn is not available in my country , check out my instagram @jprms_ for my colorpooling blanket. For example. I am guessing this has to do with dye lot (which is a bummer because I have to order the yarn online). I always shake my head and mutter I really want to play color-pooling tricks with this … but something else mutter excuse mutter mutter. Ch 2, sc into next ch-1 space, *ch 1, 1 sc in next ch-1 space. The result is that you create "pools" of color. One with 42 stitches and the other with 30. Hi Sarah You need 90 + 5 for the original pattern, so to double it you need (90*2) + 5 = 185. I only get 6 clusters with my yellow and turquoise. I’m trying to figure how much yarn to get, too possibly make it larger. I had 3 clusters of the first colour and the same 3 clusters at the end of the row like Sara did…seems to be working for me. Continue to skip 2 chains and make 3 DC in the next, repeating until you come to (almost) the end of your chain. That is how you want it! My biggest trouble with color pooling attempts has been changing skeins, even when lining up the color, how to get it so exact as to not throw off the pooling. This prevents you from having to constantly restart your chain and will get you on your way quicker. She is the Owner, Host and Creative Director of GoodKnit Kisses. I doubled the size also but am not seeing yhe pattern come out.. Either you love it or you don’t . You may not sell our patterns or re-upload them elsewhere. NO one seems to answer questions here….. I’m just trying this pattern and finding nothing works. Planned pooling is a style of crochet or knitting that involves a bit of counting, and strategically placing stitches so they create a pattern that ends up being a mix of argyle and plaid. I think you’d need 185. And the first thing you were taught to make was a very lacy doily. Thank you for your time. I would make another one in the future. That part comes quicker than you might think! Even though you just turned, you should still have 6 dark purple clusters (3 on the previous row and 3 clusters on the new row. Remember that you should have 6 granny stitch clusters (3 DC) for each color (6 blue, 6 light purple, 6 pink, etc as in picture below) except for your starting color. Sandy, I bought the yarn today, it’s hard to tell where new color begins, I can’t get it to work, I have too much left after the six clusters. I’m also wondering if there are other types of yarn that would work for this effect. I’m trying again and it just isn’t working. The clusters are working beautifully, and going much faster! FRUSTRATING! *Ch 1, skip next chain, sc into next. The final pattern for this collection of Crochet Planned Pooling Patterns is the Crochet Planned Pooling Argyle Wristers pattern they are practical and handy to have on you if you get cold hands often but want to keep your fingers free. Know where the colours begin to repeat. So far so good! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. And how many chain?? While creating this blanket, more than half way through the skein there was a knot where yarn was added, and much to my chagrin it didn’t match the sequence of colors thar was already in place! I changed my hooks 3 times and nothing works. Doubling the chain to 190 made the entire pattern off because the corners didn’t fill in like they should have. But you see how I ran out of light purple after 4 clusters. It turned out nice, and I was able to do the six clusters. For Row 2, pull out the last single crochet and chain one of Row 1 and turn. I’m using Caron Simply Soft Stripes – Jersey Shore and a 5mm hook usually I’d use a 4.5 for this yarn. His goal was simple, find others in the yarn communities, like him, that have a common interest. I am just wondering if you ran into this issue? Can anyone help with this? Red heart has decent selection, google yarn for color pooling. If any credit is to be extended for the conceptual execution, it should be to Glamour4You. You will want to make a SC + chain 2 + SC in all 4 corners. There was a knot, and then the colours were in a different order. The next ball should be at the black/red switch to begin. Now for the border! If you aren’t using this yarn, you need to find your “magic number.” It needs to be an even number usually between 20-34 stitches. Chain 2, single crochet in the chain one of the row below, chain one, skip one, continue the moss stitch to the end. – Size H Crochet Hook I still get 6 sts per color…as before but it jumps in the next run across ( not next row but every other row) it starts about 3 sts later……what do I need to adjust? That tiny bit of difference seems to have done the trick. Surely it isn’t a group of moms bringing our kids to the local pool for a quick dip. It’s the length of the colour that is more critical. I used the exact same yarn and hook as Laura Jean and it just wouldn’t work. I have one skein that switched the spot of the light purple and the blue. try doing that. It was so annoying. I tried everthing but that. 2) Treat everyone with kindness and respect. Is there anyway I could use this idea to make a scarf? I am using the caron stripes Golden Gate Bridge and the colors are longer! You can get about 22 rows with one skein (if your blanket is this wide) and I have a total of 96 rows. Glamour4You YouTube Tutorial solved the issues in a simple way to adapt on the fly. And you can do it too! Thank you for publishing these details! No, because the colors in Caron Cakes are so much longer. Follow the video tutorial below on adding in a new skein of yarn. You are welcome to sell any finished crochet projects you make with our patterns. Help! Continue pattern until it’s time to add in a new skein. Please help me. How many stitches would I need to make this, but in a scarf size? Just as before the chain 3 will act as part of your next cluster (because you see now that you have a space to make a cluster). Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. This will keep your sequence in line and at the same colour point. So fun to see a different twist on color pooling with the granny stitch! Download Planned Pooling and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. I’m thinking of going back to my original hook size and making five clusters of each color. Your email address will not be published. I am using the caron stripes Golden Gate Bridge and the colors are longer! Thanks for being the Pro that you are, and sharing your techniques! I have doilies that my Grandmother crocheted. What is Planned Pooling? The turning rows will now alternate between having a space to make one last cluster or needing make a DC in the last stitch. Can’t wait to try this technique! Bummer. The pooling will automatically change to something new and will look different than what you have established. This granny stitch planned pooling pattern will guide you on how to use the granny stitch / granny stripe with the crochet planned pooling technique. Good luck! This is a large throw afghan that is made using the multi-sequence pooling technique then a beautiful solid color border is added to really frame the beautiful argyle look of the throw. The colours don’t need to be equal in lengths for the colour transitions but keep an eye that no colour is less than 6″ in length. First, click on the below link. I am doing this very same afghan and it is working beautifully, but just very curious how you determined that number. ‎Crochet or knit like a professional with variegated yarn by finding the perfect pattern for your yarn project. I think it’s working, but did you have to force some colors to work? 5) Share planned pooling tutorials by linking directly to YouTube. Because of the yarn, some colors seemed shorter, while others were longer. It seems that you should chain, do your three clusters, do two sets of colors for row one and make sure you end with three clusters. I couldn’t figure out how many to ch. I wonder if they changed something with the yarn because the color changes are not even. Turn. With different tensions and types of yarn, it will make a difference if it works for you. I ended up with chain 180, not 190. You may download our patterns and/or use our free tutorials to help you. Finally I had to take a break and try again. I finally think I got it, I am using a smaller hook…but now my clusters are spot on. it work out? I’m using the color Martha’s Vineyard and this pattern is working will for me! For myself, I tried this 6 times and I couldn’t get it to work. We are Canadian and based out of Nova Scotia, Canada. She is a great host and is a worthy YouTube Channel to subscribe to. Any ideas? While other colors were longer, so I crochet the clusters looser. It is not my tensions, the length of the stripes differ from color to color! Continue pattern as you have been. Finished Size: Approximately 30 inches wide by 40 inches tall with border. Did you have any problems like that? Stop on the colour before the next colour (which is repeating) begins. Planned pooling is basically planning ahead of time to make your variegated yarn come together in a way that creates a color pattern. Here I am using Caron Simply Soft Stripes yarn and the granny stitch to create this really neat color pooling effect! 9/19/2016 29 Comments Planned pooling is not a new concept. Or is it just a bad skien??? Feeling intimidated? I love the soft shades of this super saver colorway combined with the matching solids. Crochet Planned Color Pooling Blanket and Scarf. The common denominator of success is the stitch counts to start. Planned Color Pooling with Long Color Changing Variegated Yarn using the half double crochet in the 3rd loop at front 1) First of all you need to find a yarn with long color changes that can pool; that means the color sequence repeats consistently. I keep getting a bit confused with the endings of each row. Planned Pooling Crochet 101 – The Basics There are two ways to get into the pool. How many clusters should be in each row? to make it bigger because 190 wasn’t working (double the 95 as suggested). There are only a few variegated yarns that will allow you to color pool. I’m having this problem with one color but not another… I went down a hook size AND was tight and it still barely worked and looked funky. This is an exciting technique to get variegated yarns to “pool” the colours so that you get a tartan or harlequin effect. Crochet this satisfying argyle throw using the planned pooling technique. Hi – can this pattern be adapted to do a throw? So many excellent patterns and ideas it’s almost impossible to decide which one to do next! Chain 3, *Skip 2 chains, and make 3 DC in the next stitch, repeat * two more times and now you should be at your first (natural) color change as in the picture below. Love your videos they really help to understand how to do it!!! Time to play. I didn’t finish the first sentence, did the red heart yarn do well pooling I know it has been several years but I am really wanting to try it. I was wondering if there are any yarn color ways other than the Caron Simply Soft Stripes that would work for this particular color pooling technique? I’m on my thrid frog out…tried adjusting hook size…no luck, I don’t know what I’ve done…I’m getting them to pool but it is making squares instead of the rectangles. Thanks for the instructions. There’s no reason that shouldn’t work, right? 5 out of 5 stars (459) 459 reviews $ 35.00 FREE shipping Only 1 available and it's in 1 person's cart. This is a very unique approach to working with variegated yarns. So for some colors I crochet tighter to get the six clusters. The blanket looks amazing…. I always thought my tension was pretty even but I could not make the pooling consistent. You have the best way of teaching new skills plus I love all your patterns! I’m pretty new to crochet though so I may have done something funky but I’m making it work now . Back when I learned to crochet, you were taught with very fine yarn or some called it thread. Your email address will not be published. So see on the picture below how the blue color is now one off from the 6 blue clusters from row 2? It’s typically done with simple stitches such as single crochet or double crochet. You don’t have to be a crochet expert, although you need to be able to have a consistent tension. This site does not use affiliate links. I found the granny stitch pooling very interesting and I like being able to use Caron yarn instead of the other brand lol. It happened to me in the middle of a skein but they were just reversed. I’ve always admired the pooling and had never gotten it to work using the moss stitch. The only way I could make it work and keep it staggering is getting rid of a cluster in the beginning. Once you’ve learned the basics of planned color pooling I think this throw is a great next step. But I am ending on the next color after my starting color! I had the exact yarn! If you don’t know how to crochet the argyle pattern, first read Color Pooling 101 and make a few swatches.. Color Pooling 102 teaches you how to crochet a zigzag print, or half of an argyle/crisscross.. Color Pooling 103 explains how to make wider argyle patterns with multiple Xs.. Color Pooling 104 shows you how to color pool in the … Repeat * across. Then I tried a different one in Madison Avenue and I could barely get six even going down hook sizes and crocheting really tight! Just finished this blanket using Caron Simply Stripes “The Keys”. For example, the yarn will be repeating the colors red – grey – green – blue – orange . See pictures and written pattern below. There is only room for 3 clusters and then I skip 2 stitches and I make a DC in the last chain. 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