[FREE Pattern + Photo & Video Tutorial] Learn Crochet Color Pooling Using Caron Simply Soft Stripes Yarn and Make a Gorgeous Blanket!

Curious about planned color pooling? This tutorial is for you!

You can learn this popular technique and make a fabulous crochet blanket. Caron Simply Soft Stripes Yarn is just one of many varieties of variegated yarn that are perfect for this technique.

If you’ve ever seen the enticing argyle motifs of planned color pooling that are seemingly everywhere on Pinterest and Facebook you may have thought to yourself, well, some day I’ll set aside some time and figure this out. Well, that someday can be today!

There’s nothing like a very specific tutorial with a very specific yarn that can break the technique down and make it achievable and that’s exactly what crochet designer and crafts blogger Sarah Zimmerman of Repeat Crafter Me has provided. Her wonderful pattern, photo and video tutorial is free.

You’ll learn how to use the granny stitch to create the beautiful argyle pattern of this blanket thanks to a helpful photo tutorial and a YouTube tutorial. So whether your preference is visual learning or written instructions you’ll find it all!

Click here to get the free pattern and tutorial at Repeat Crafter Me

And if you’re curious to learn more about planned color pooling and you enjoy learning from videos, you can check out one of the best tutorials out there. It’s by Glamour4You and you can watch it below.

Also, author, crochet designer, and instructor Marly Bird has created an excellent series that will give you an overview and a primer on creating the argyle pattern using this technique.

You can see the full play list of YouTube videos below!

And while you’re here do check out some more free patterns for DIY accessories, including scarves and ponchos, hats and more that we’ve previously featured at Crochet Maze. Links are below!

As always, happy crocheting!

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