I have finally started on my new project. I have chosen to use Scheepjes’ Colour Crafter, which has just been launched. I first saw a sneak peek of ththis yarn on the Scheepjes Bloggers Weekend I attended in June. I immediately asked when I could get my hands on the yarn and I am so excited to have finally received some.
The yarn itself is gorgeous to work with. The most important thing (for me) is that it doesn’t squeak at all when you work with it. It also doesn’t split.
There are 63 gorgeous colours, but I will only be using 15 shades. I say ‘only’, but actually 15 shades is quite a lot. Having said that, I think that 15 shades is reserved for me, because I seem to work on the premise that more is more.
I will be using 5 shades of blue…
… along with 3 sandy-coloured shades and 6 bright shades.
I am on the fence about the grey (middle top) and am toying with using white as an accent instead (although I usually avoid white like the plague).
It is an odd combination, but in my mind it will work. And like I always say (probably learnt from my mom): “There’s only one way to find out.”
Scheepjeswol Colour Crafter is slightly softer than most of the acrylics I have worked with, and the twist is tighter. It also reflects light in a different way. The colours change remarkably depending on if they are viewed inside or in full sunlight.
If you would like to buy the new Colour Crafter, you can find it on Scheepjeswol.com (NL) or Deramores.com (Internationally).
If you already have some of the yarn and you’ve made something with it, please share it on Instagram using #Scheepjes #Colourcrafter.
I’ve already completed the first part of my project and I cannot wait to share it with you next week, so check back then if you want to see what I am up to :) Hint: It is as far removed from Sophie as it is possible to be!
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I am a beach girl, don’t live by one but love the water, so my pool will have to do. Hoping you share this pattern with us coz I absolutely love it. Loving your work!
We can promise that good things are on the way :)
Oooooh I hope there will be a CAL, pretty please !
Time will reveal all ;)
Sharon Poole says
I love the arguammi hippo & would love the pattern. I’ve done the puzzle balls for my great-grandkids & they love them.
It’s a shame this lovely looking yarn is only available from Deramores here as I will no longer use them as they are having so many problems with their deliveries.
Dedri Uys says
Teresa, Wool Warehouse now also sells Scheepjes yarn.
I am in the U.S. and we are having serious problems with Deramore’s here lately. Hoping their troubles are only temporary, but until then many of us won’t order from them. Any suggestions as to why they are having so many problems?
Best to direct all queries to Deramores themselves, Ellen, as we don’t have any direct involvement with the company regarding any issues customers have. Jenny :)
Sandra Sebastian says
Thank you for sharing! I love all the colors, even the grey that you wrote about!! Excited to see what you’re making!
Whoop whoop can’t wait, I love the colours
Dedri Uys says
I am SO excited about the new project!! I can’t wait to get my hands on some of that yarn – it sounds awesome!!
Dedri Uys says
It’s lovely :)
I can’t wait to see what you’re going to make! I agree about leaving white out, the grey fits in perfectly. I’d rather leave out the red/pink ( although I’m fond of pink ) but that could be a great accent too… Just go for it!
The yarn looks good on the pictures, I’m certainly going to try it out as soon as possible.
Have a nice day, Sigrid
Isn’t the mystery exciting? I am eager to see what appears out of the 15 colours, too :)
Yay! I’m excited! I love seeing what you make :)
Samantha Andes says
Will it be a CAL?! I love your projects! Thanks for sharing your love of crochet. I currently have several projects going, using block a week patterns, did Sophies universe<3! I love mandalas, anything full of color and hippy!
Heehee as Dedri says, it will be as far removed from Sophie as you can imagine, whatever it turns out to be :)