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#rainBOOMMAL – pinks!

First things first.  Did you know that I’m hosting a giveaway this month on top of the rainBOOM! MAL?

I have the most adorable set of rainbow blocking pins from KnitPro to giveaway. These are going to be invaluable when it comes time to block your rainBOOM!

The set contains two blockers of each colour; 12 with 6 pins and 8 with 4 pins. And they’re just gorgeous!

To be in with a chance to win the set, you need to share your rainBOOM! pics on Instagram or Facebook (or both for more chances), use the hashtag #rainBOOMMAL in your post, and follow MissNeriss and Scheepjes on the platform you choose to share. For an extra chance to win, tag your friends! Scroll to the bottom of this post for the rest of the info.

Now, on with the show!

We’re almost half way through the #rainBOOMMAL and I’m blown away by all the projects I’m seeing on Facebook and Instagram.

My Instagram feed has been filled with a wave of pinks, as people are sharing their first halves of the their rainBOOMS and so I’m sharing some that I’ve loved. There are many, many pics that I’ve loved, by the way!

Aren’t these all just beautiful?

See more of #rainBOOMMAL images on Instagram by following hashtag #rainBOOMMAL

https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/rainboommal/

Next up I want to see all the cool shades!  The blues, the purples, the greens!  

And don’t forget the giveaway; details below.

Here’s a taste:

Giveaway Details

The retail price of these is €26.95, and in NL you can get them from bol.com* and de Breibar if you don’t want to wait! Internationally, check with your favourite retailer and if they don’t have them; you can always ask them to order them in for you.

The giveaway will run for the duration of the MAL, and I’ll announce a winner on the 28th of Feb. Make sure you’re following me @miss__neriss for all the latest.

The fine print: The giveaway is thanks to the lovely team at Scheepjes and is not affiliated with Facebook or Instagram in any way. The giveaway is open to everyone, no matter where you live in the world.

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rainBOOM! Wrap MAL – It’s Launch Day!

I’ve been truly overwhelmed over the last two weeks since the team at Scheepjes announced this exciting collaboration.

Overwhelmed by the positive response, overwhelmed by the number of people who want to participate, overwhelmed to hear that retailers are already selling out of colour packs!

For those of you who have waited until today to start, I have a few resources to help you on your way.

The home page for all things rainBOOM! is here. It has everything consolidated in one place, so you’ll be able to find everything easily:

#rainBOOMMAL

Patterns

The patterns are available in a couple of places. If you want to show me some financial support, you can buy the printable pattern from Ravelry for a small fee, or you can get your hands on it via my blog. There are three versions: US terms, UK terms, and in Dutch. Here are the links:

English US

English UK

Dutch

Once you have the pattern, you need to make sure you take a look at the tips and tricks. There are a few points you need to take care to remember, the most of which is your tension. I sound like a broken record, but if you are a loose crocheter, you will run out of yarn in the diagonal rows!

So, if you know from the outset that you crochet loosely, please try a half or full hook size smaller. I have specifically chosen to use a larger hook size for this design to increase the drape, but there is very little yarn left at the end of each diagonal row, it’s an exercise in yarn chicken – especially if you crochet on the looser side.

This, and more tips, plus a couple of videos are all in the post that I’ve written. Do please bear in mind that I talk and crochet really fast, but thankfully you can change the speed settings in the video by clicking the little cog or the three vertical dots, depending on your device.

Tips, Tricks and a some video help

Facebook Groups

Don’t forget that to make the most of this MAL, head over to one of the Scheepjes Facebook groups to join the fun. We’re all going to be sharing our progress pics and helping each other with the tricky bits there.

If you’re not a member, you can join the international group (English language) here, or if you’re more comfortable in Dutch, you can join that one here.

All the announcements and support will be via those two groups, and I will be around each day along with the fabulous unsung heroes who make up the admin team to answer any questions and offer advice when needed. You can contact me directly via email, but the fastest response will be in one of those two groups. Feel free to tag me if you would like me to specifically see your post. I’ll be doing my best to keep up, but those groups are so busy that it’ll be a challenge to see even half of the posts!

Still don’t have your yarn?

I know that retailers are selling packs fast! If you haven’t been able to order yours yet, here is a list of recommendations for you:

 Scheepjes has a complete list on their website of global retailers for you
Wool Warehouse* ships all over the world
Deramores* also ships globally
Black Sheep Wools* in the UK 
Caro’s Atelier* is my local yarn shop here in Almere
Be Inspired in South Africa
Knotty House* in North America
Yarn Inspired, BelleMae Yarns and Knit Spin Weave in Australia

You can also shop the yarn via my designer shop on Deramores.com! From there you can also get your hands on kits for more of my patterns with yarn + patterns all in one place.

Sharing

Every day during the MAL we’ll be sharing our progress pics. I really want to be able to see what you are sharing, so here are some suggestions on how and where to share:

On Instagram, please follow me @miss__neriss and @Scheepjes and use hashtags #rainBOOMMAL, #missneriss, #obsessedwithcrochet and #scheepjes. I’ll be resharing a couple of photos each day, because I find all your shots so far to be really inspiring!

If sharing on Facebook, use the same hashtags, and don’t forget to mention me @madebymissneriss and @scheepjeswol. Don’t forget to share your progress pics in the Facebook groups because people are very eager to share you joy and to help you out if you need it!

Most importantly: don’t forget to share your project on Ravelry! Also use tags #rainBOOMMAL and #rainBOOM

Giveaway!

Before I forget, I’m also hosting a giveaway!

I have the most adorable set of rainbow blocking pins from KnitPro to giveaway. These are going to be invaluable when it comes time to block your rainBOOM!

The set contains two blockers of each colour; 12 with 6 pins and 8 with 4 pins. And they’re just gorgeous!

To be in with a chance to win the set, you need to share your rainBOOM! pics on Instagram or Facebook (or both for more chances), use the hashtag #rainBOOMMAL in your post, and follow MissNeriss and Scheepjes on the platform you choose to share. For an extra chance to win, tag your friends!

The retail price of these is €26.95, and in NL you can get them from bol.com* and de Breibar if you don’t want to wait! Internationally, check with your favourite retailer and if they don’t have them; you can always ask them to order them in for you.

The giveaway will run for the duration of the MAL, and I’ll announce a winner on the 28th of Feb.

The fine print: The giveaway is thanks to the lovely team at Scheepjes and is not affiliated with Facebook or Instagram in any way. The giveaway is open to everyone, no matter where you live in the world.

Special Thank You Discount

Lastly, to show you how thankful I am that you’ve taken the time to spend your hard earned money to join me in this exciting adventure by purchasing a Colour Pack* and maybe even the printable, I want to give you a discount on all of the patterns that are in my Ravelry store.

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There is no limit on the amount of patterns you purchase, and the discount is valid from right now through to the end of Feb 2019.

Just use code rainBOOMMAL at checkout for 15% off.

Ok, that’s it. Now let’s get our hooks and crochet!

*Affliate link

rainBOOM! Wrap Tips and Tricks, and Video Help

Welcome to my tips and tricks post for the rainBOOM! Wrap.

Choosing Your Yarn Pack

When Scheepjes first released their Stone and River Washed colour packs in 2018, they were a roaring success, selling out in short order. I know that there are a lot of you who bought a pack just to look at, or to display, or to use, but no sure what to actually make with it.

Also, since then Scheepjes has brought out 8 new ochre based river washed colours, and the packs have been out of stock almost everywhere for a little while now.

Some great news is, the packs are all available to purchase again, and the new packs all contain the 8 new colours!

As a result of this, I’ve created two versions of the rainBOOM! pattern. One using the original pack, and the other with the 8 new colours blended in!

So it doesn’t matter which pack you have, there’s a rainBOOM! for you. And if you want to make the extended version, but have the original colour pack, these are the colours you need to get your hands on:

And here’s what the new colour pack looks like:

Getting Started

While the pattern is straight forward with only a couple of different stitches being used, there are a few little parts which you might find a little bit tricky.

I’ve created a couple of videos if you want to have a look. The first shows you how to get started, by making your magic ring and working the first few rows back and forth:

You’ll see that in the pattern I’ve noted that at the beginning of each row you should chain 2. This never counts as a stitch. When changing colours, feel free to use a standing treble (US double) crochet if you prefer. I’m a ch2 kinda girl myself.

Matching Gauge

Once you get going, the pattern is really very simple. You just need to pay close attention to your gauge (or tension), because if you crochet loosely you’ll need to go down a half or full hook size. The wrap is made using a 5 mm hook although the yarn itself calls for a 3-3.5mm. I did this on purpose. I wanted to increase the drape, as if you’re working with a 3mm hook, the fabric will remain quite dense and not drape as well.

If you find your stitches to be very open and loose, and you’re unable to match gauge, please do try again with a smaller hook because otherwise you will come into trouble when it comes to making your diagonal rows – there is only very little yarn left over after making each set of rows when matching gauge.

Working the diagonals

Speaking of the diagonal rows, I’ve made a second short video to show you how and where you need to increase and decrease to make sure you get a flat parallel edge:

In the instructions you’ll see:

Repeat rows Repeat rows 38, 37 and 38 (as a set of three rows) 16 times, changing colour every 3 rows

This means you should work sets of three rows; starting with row 38, then repeat row 37 and 38 again. These three rows make up your diagonal stripes. What it basically means is, on the first row of the set you increase, work to the last 2 then decrease in the last two. Then turn and work row 37 by decreasing in the first 2, then working to the last, increasing in the very last stitch. Turn one more time and work row 38 again, increasing in the first stitch, and then work each stitch across as normal to the last 2, then decrease. From there, tie off and weave in the ends.

Repeat this for each colour of the diagonal stripes, except the last colour. With that last colour you need to only work 38 then 37, leaving a long tail (about 40cm) to whip stitch the diagonal to the first triangle.

Don’t forget: when making the diagonals, you will always start each set of three rows on the longest side, and tie off on the shortest.

Tassels

Once you’re all finished, it’s time to add the tassels, which are arguably my favourite part. What you should do is, gather up all the remaining ends and divide them into warm and cool colours, and then with lengths of between 30 and 40 cm, knot them double stranded onto each end of the wrap.

I didn’t bother cutting my tassels perfectly. I just broke each into lengths and left the ends to be soft and layered, but if you prefer, you can trim them all to the same length once you’re done.

Blocking

We all agree that blocking is essential to finishing off your crochet project to that higher level, and the rainBOOM! Wrap is no exception. Your long sides may have small bumps from your ch2 at the beginning of each row, so what you should do is soak your rainBOOM! in a tepid wool wash bath, and squeeze out the excess, pinning the wrap out making sure you pull your long sides so the bumps become invisible and the stitches are able to relax beautifully.

Alternatively, if you’re impatient like I am, pin your rainBOOM! out while it’s dry, making sure the sides are all straight, and your tassels are laid out smoothly, then using a spray bottle with a mixture of your favourite wool wash and water and soak it that way. Then the rainBOOM won’t take quite as long to dry and the results are just as good.

Either way, at least a day’s patience is needed because the stone/river washed takes a while to dry thanks to the cotton content.

Get the yarn

Have you purchased your yarn for this yet? There are loads of fabulous retailers all over the world where you can buy your yarn packs. Scheepjes has a complete list on their website and I have a few recommendations for you too:
Wool Warehouse* ships all over the world
Deramores* also ships globally
Black Sheep Wools* in the UK
Caro’s Atelier* is my local yarn shop here in Almere
Be Inspired in South Africa
Knotty House* in North America
BelleMae Yarns and Knit Spin Weave in Australia

You can also shop the yarn via my designer shop on Deramores.com! From there you can also get your hands on kits for more of my patterns with yarn + patterns all in one place.

Over to you!

Now I want to open the floor to you! Do you have any tips for others making the rainBOOM! Wrap? Or alternatively, do you have any questions that you’d like me to answer that aren’t covered here?

Let me know in the comments below, or head to either the International or Dutch Facebook groups where there are a bunch of people who are on hand basically round the clock to help each other out. Don’t you just love the community that Scheepjes has created for their customers?

rainBOOM! Wrap – Crochet Pattern with US Terms

Welcome!

I’ve updated the the rainBOOM! Wrap pattern, just in time to kick off the #rainBOOMMAL in collaboration with Scheepjes. Is this the first you’ve heard of it? All the info can be found in this post.

Before we start, if you’re looking for the version which uses UK terms go here, and the Dutch translation can be found here.

In this version you can find the pattern using UK terminology. I also have a tips and tricks post (which will be online Wednesday 30th Jan) which talks about all the little things that you may find to be a bit challenging, including a couple of short videos which should help if you get stuck at all.

Ready to go?

Materials

One Stone Washed River Washed Colour Pack (all fifty colours)
5mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Blocking mats/pins

Measurements

Original version: 200cm point to point (78 ¾ in) x 50cm (19 ½ in) wide
Extended version: 220cm point to point (86 1/2 in) x 50cm (19 ½ in) wide

Tension

16 stitches by 8.5 rows in 10cm by 10cm (4in) using a 5mm (H) hook in pattern.

Abbreviations

(US Terms)
DC double crochet
Ch chain stitch
Inc increase – two double crochet stitches in one stitch
DC2tog decrease – double crochet made over 2 stitches from previous row.
(…)
repeat instructions between brackets as directed.
[801] denotes colour number from the yarn label.

Notes

This is a beginner friendly pattern, designed touse all 50 colours of the Scheepjes Stone Washed and River Washed colourpack. 

The wrap will be constructed in two pieces,working back and forth in rows. First making two triangles, then diagonal rows,and finally joining the two pieces and adding tassels from the leftovers.  There will be minimal yarn left over, so do payattention to your tension. Use either colour 801 or 803 and make a swatch.

At the start of each row you should ch2, thiswill not count as a stitch throughout. At the end of each row you should turnyour work. The instruction is only mentioned in rows 1 and 2, as a reminder.

While making the triangle, the rows willincrease by 3 stitches each side (6 per row), with an increase at the flatedge, and in the ch space. Weave in your ends as you go, this will vastlyreduce the amount of work at the end of the project.

Where the colour number is noted at the beginning of a row [801], you should tie off at the previous row and start using the next colour.

Find the Yarn

There are loads of fabulous retailers all over the world where you can buy your yarn packs. Scheepjes has a complete list on their website and I have a few recommendations for you too: 
Wool Warehouse* ships all over the world
Deramores* also ships globally
Black Sheep Wools* in the UK
Caro’s Atelier* is my local yarn shop here in Almere
Be Inspired in South Africa
Knotty House* in North America
Yarn InspiredBelleMae Yarns and Knit Spin Weave in Australia

Original Colour Pack Instructions

  1. [801] ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2DC, ch2, 2DC in a magic ring, turn.
  2. Ch 2, inc in the 1st st, DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, DC, inc in the last, turn.
  3. Inc, 4DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 4DC, inc
  4. [821] Inc, 7DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 7DC, inc
  5. Inc, 10DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 10DC, inc
  6. Inc, 13DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 13DC, inc
  7. [820] Inc, 16DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 16DC, inc
  8. Inc, 19DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 19DC, inc
  9. Inc, 22DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 22DC, inc
  10. [836] Inc, 25DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 25DC, inc
  11. Inc, 28DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 28DC, inc
  12. Inc, 31DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 31DC, inc
  13. [835] Inc, 34DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 34DC
  14. Inc, 37DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 37DC, inc
  15. Inc, 40DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 40DC, inc
  16. [943] Inc, 43DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 43DC, inc
  17. Inc, 46DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 46DC, inc
  18. [945] Inc, 49DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 49DC, inc
  19. Inc, 52DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 52DC, inc
  20. [942] Inc, 55DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 55DC, inc
  21. Inc, 58DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 58DC, inc
  22. [807] Inc, 61DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 61DC, inc
  23. Inc, 64DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 64DC, inc
  24. [946] Inc, 67DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 67DC, inc
  25. Inc, 70DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 70DC, inc
  26. [823] Inc, 73DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 73DC, inc
  27. [944] Inc, 76DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 76DC, inc
  28. [816] Inc, 79DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 79DC, inc
  29. [947] Inc, 82DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 82DC, inc
  30. [834] Inc, 85DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 85DC, inc
  31. [817] Inc, 88DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 88DC, inc
  32. [833] Inc, 91DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 91DC, inc
  33. [809] Inc, 94DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 94DC, inc
  34. [832] Inc, 97DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 97DC, inc
  35. [812] Inc, 100DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 100DC, inc

Tie off, start new triangle.
Repeat rows 1-35 inthe following order:

  1. [803]ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2DC, ch2, 2DC in a magicring, turn.
  2. Ch2, inc in the 1st st, DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, DC, incin the last st, turn.
  3. Inc,4DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 4DC, inc
  4. [802]Inc, 7DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 7DC, inc
  5. Inc,10DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 10DC, inc
  6. Inc,13DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 13DC, inc
  7. [829]Inc, 16DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 16DC, inc
  8. Inc,19DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 19DC, inc
  9. Inc,22DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 22DC, inc
  10. [822]Inc, 25DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 25DC, inc
  11. Inc,28DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 28DC, inc
  12. Inc,31DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 31DC, inc
  13. [804]Inc, 34DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 34DC, inc
  14. Inc,37DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 37DC, inc
  15. Inc,40DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 40DC, inc
  16. [831]Inc, 43DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 43DC, inc
  17. Inc,46DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 46DC, inc
  18. [814]Inc, 49DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 49DC, inc
  19. Inc,52DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 52DC, inc
  20. [811]Inc, 55DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 55DC, inc
  21. Inc,58DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 58DC, inc
  22. [810]Inc, 61DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 61DC, inc
  23. Inc,64DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 64DC, inc
  24. [808]Inc, 67DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 67DC, inc
  25. Inc,70DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 70DC, inc
  26. [818]Inc, 73DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 73DC, inc
  27. [830]Inc, 76DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 76DC, inc
  28. [949]Inc, 79DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 79DC, inc
  29. [941]Inc, 82DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 82DC, inc
  30. [950]Inc, 85DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 85DC, inc
  31. [805]Inc, 88DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 88DC, inc
  32. [828]Inc, 91DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 91DC, inc
  33. [813]Inc, 94DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 94DC, inc
  34. [824]Inc, 97DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 97DC, inc
  35. [952]Inc, 100DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 100DC, inc
  36. [948]Inc, DC up to the 2nd last stitch before the corner, DC2tog in lastst and ch space, turn
  37. Ch2, DC2tog, DC to last stitch, inc in the last st, turn
  38. Inc,DC up to the 2nd last stitch, DC2tog in last 2 stitches, tie off

Repeat rows Repeat rows 38, 37 and 38 (as a setof three rows) 8 times, changing colour every 3 rows in the following order:

[815]
[825]
[953]
[951]
[954]
[826]
[806]
[819]

Make sure you always start your new colour on the long side, not where you tied off on the short side. This will ensure that you always have a straight edge on both sides.

Repeat rows 38 and then 37 with colour [827], then saving a long tail, whip stitch the two pieces together, with the long edge of piece two matching up with the point of piece one. Don’t pull the stitches too tight, otherwise a ridge will appear.

Extended Colour Pack Instructions

Since the original release of this Pattern,Scheepjes has added eight new river washed colours to their colour packs.  To take full advantage of that, here are theinstructions to make the extended RainBOOM!

  1. [801] ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2DC, ch2,2DC in a magic ring, turn.
  2. Ch 2, inc in the 1st st, DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the chspace, DC, inc in the last st, turn.
  3. Inc, 4DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 4DC, inc
  4. [821] Inc, 7DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 7DC, inc
  5. Inc, 10DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 10DC, inc
  6. Inc, 13DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 13DC, inc
  7. [820] Inc, 16DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 16DC, inc
  8. Inc, 19DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 19DC, inc
  9. Inc, 22DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 22DC, inc
  10. [836] Inc, 25DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 25DC, inc
  11. Inc, 28DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 28DC, inc
  12. Inc, 31DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 31DC, inc
  13. [835] Inc, 34DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 34DC
  14. Inc, 37DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 37DC, inc
  15. Inc, 40DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 40DC, inc
  16. [943] Inc, 43DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 43DC, inc
  17. Inc, 46DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 46DC, inc
  18. [945] Inc, 49DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 49DC, inc
  19. Inc, 52DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 52DC, inc
  20. [942] Inc, 55DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 55DC, inc
  21. Inc, 58DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 58DC, inc
  22. [807] Inc, 61DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 61DC, inc
  23. Inc, 64DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 64DC, inc
  24. [946] Inc, 67DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 67DC, inc
  25. Inc, 70DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 70DC, inc
  26. [823] Inc, 73DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 73DC, inc
  27. [956] Inc, 76DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 76DC, inc
  28. [944] Inc, 79DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 79DC, inc
  29. [961] Inc, 82DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 82DC, inc
  30. [816] Inc, 85DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 85DC, inc
  31. [947] Inc, 88DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 88DC, inc
  32. [960] Inc, 91DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 91DC, inc
  33. [834] Inc, 94DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 94DC, inc
  34. [817] Inc, 97DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 97DC, inc
  35. [833] Inc, 100DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 100DC, inc

Tie off, start new triangle.
Repeat rows 1-35 in the following order:

  1. [803] ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2DC, ch2, 2DC in a magic ring, turn.
  2. Ch2, inc in the 1st, DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, DC, inc in the last st, turn.
  3. Inc, 4DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 4DC, inc
  4. [802] Inc, 7DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 7DC, inc
  5. Inc, 10DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 10DC, inc
  6. Inc, 13DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 13DC, inc
  7. [829] Inc, 16DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 16DC, inc
  8. Inc, 19DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 19DC, inc
  9. Inc, 22DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 22DC, inc
  10. [822] Inc, 25DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 25DC, inc
  11. Inc, 28DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 28DC, inc
  12. Inc, 31DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 31DC, inc
  13. [804] Inc, 34DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 34DC
  14. Inc, 37DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 37DC, inc
  15. Inc, 40DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 40DC, inc
  16. [831] Inc, 43DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 43DC, inc
  17. Inc, 46DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 46DC, inc
  18. [814] Inc, 49DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 49DC, inc
  19. Inc, 52DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 52DC, inc
  20. [811] Inc, 55DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 55DC, inc
  21. Inc, 58DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 58DC, inc
  22. [810] Inc, 61DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 61DC, inc
  23. Inc, 64DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 64DC, inc
  24. [957] Inc, 67DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 67DC, inc
  25. Inc, 70DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 70DC, inc
  26. [808] Inc, 73DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 73DC, inc
  27. [818] Inc, 76DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 76DC, inc
  28. [830] Inc, 79DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 79DC, inc
  29. [949] Inc, 82DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 82DC, inc
  30. [941] Inc, 85DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 85DC, inc
  31. [950] Inc, 88DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 88DC, inc
  32. [805] Inc, 91DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 91DC, inc
  33. [828] Inc, 94DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 94DC, inc
  34. [813] Inc, 97DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 97DC, inc
  35. [824] Inc, 100DC, (2DC, ch2, 2DC) in the ch space, 100DC, inc
  36. [952] Inc, DC up to the 2nd last stitch before the corner, DC2tog in last st and ch space, turn.
  37. Ch 2 DC2tog, DC up to the last stitch, inc, turn.
  38. Ch 2, Inc, DC up to the 2nd last stitch, DC2tog in last 2 stitches, tie off.

Repeat rows Repeat rows 38, 37 and 38 (as aset of three rows) 16 times, changing colour every 3 rows in the followingorder:

[948]
[815]
[825]
[953]
[958]
[955]
[951]
[954]
[826]
[806]
[819]
[827]
[962]
[812]
[959]
[832]

Make sure you always start your new colour on the long side, not where you tied off on the short side. This will ensure that you always have a straight edge on both sides.

Repeat rows 38 and then 37 with colour [809],then saving a long tail, whip stitch the two pieces together, with the longedge of piece two matching up with the point of piece one. Do not pull thestitches too tight, otherwise a ridge will appear.

Tassels

Separating the leftover colours from piece one and piece two, cut 30-40cm lengths, and double stranded, knot tassels in each stitch along both short (diagonal) sides. Adjust spacing according to the amount of remaining yarn. Block to size, enjoy!

Chart

Do note: the chart is just an example of how you should begin, and how the diagonal rows are worked. Please do not follow this exactly from the start, but instead use it as a guide

Still looking for your yarn pack? There are loads of fabulous retailers all over the world where you can buy your yarn packs. Scheepjes has a complete list on their website and I have a few recommendations for you too: 
Wool Warehouse* ships all over the world
Caro’s Atelier* is my local yarn shop here in Almere
Be Inspired in South Africa
Knotty House* in North America
Yarn Inspired, BelleMae Yarns and Knit Spin Weave in Australia

Or you could check out my designer store on Deramores.com* – where you can get your hands on the kit AND a pdf of the pattern at the same time. They also ship worldwide, so that’s a win-win!

Now, I do hope you’re joining the #rainBOOMMAL that’s running through all of February 2019. In collaboration with the amazing people at Scheepjes, we’ll be crocheting together, from all corners of the world, bringing some more colour into our lives.

rainBOOM! Wrap – Crochet Pattern with UK Terms

Welcome!

I’ve updated the the rainBOOM! Wrap pattern, just in time to kick off the #rainBOOMMAL in collaboration with Scheepjes. Is this the first you’ve heard of it? All the info can be found in this post.

Before we start, if you’re looking for the version which uses US terms go here, and the Dutch translation can be found here.

In this version you can find the pattern using UK terminology. I also have a tips and tricks post (this will be live on Wednesday 30th January) which talks about all the little things that you may find to be a bit challenging, including a couple of short videos which should help if you get stuck at all.

Ready to go?

Materials

One Stone Washed River Washed Colour Pack (all fifty colours)
5mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Blocking mats/pins

Measurements

Original version: 200cm (point to point) x 50cm wide
Extended version: 220cm (point to point) x 50cm wide

Tension

16 stitches by 8.5 rows in 10cm by 10cmusing a 5mm hook

Abbreviations

(UK Terms)
Tr treble crochet
Ch chain stitch
Inc increase – two treble crochet stitches in one stitch
Tr2tog decrease – Treble crochet made over 2 stitches from previous row. (…) repeat instructions between brackets as directed.
[801] denotes colour number from the yarn label.

Notes

This is a beginner friendly pattern, designed touse all 50 colours of the Scheepjes Stone Washed and River Washed colourpack. 

The wrap will be constructed in two pieces,working back and forth in rows. First making two triangles, then diagonal rows,and finally joining the two pieces and adding tassels from the leftovers.  There will be minimal yarn left over, so do payattention to your tension. Use either colour 801 or 803 and make a swatch.

At the start of each row you should ch2, thiswill not count as a stitch throughout. At the end of each row you should turnyour work. The instruction is only mentioned in rows 1 and 2, as a reminder.

While making the triangle, the rows willincrease by 3 stitches each side (6 per row), with an increase at the flatedge, and in the ch space. Weave in your ends as you go, this will vastlyreduce the amount of work at the end of the project.

Where the colour number is noted at the beginning of a row [801], you should tie off at the previous row and start using the next colour.

Find the Yarn

There are loads of fabulous retailers all over the world where you can buy your yarn packs. Scheepjes has a complete list on their website and I have a few recommendations for you too: 
Wool Warehouse* ships all over the world
Deramores* also ships globally
Black Sheep Wools* in the UK
Caro’s Atelier* is my local yarn shop here in Almere
Be Inspired in South Africa
Knotty House* in North America
Yarn InspiredBelleMae Yarns and Knit Spin Weave in Australia

Original Colour Pack Instructions

  1. [801] ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2tr, ch2,2tr in a magic ring, turn.
  2. Ch 2, inc in the 1st st, tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, tr,inc in the last, turn.
  3. Inc, 4tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 4tr, inc
  4. [821] Inc, 7tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 7tr, inc
  5. Inc, 10tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 10tr, inc
  6. Inc, 13tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 13tr, inc
  7. [820] Inc, 16tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 16tr, inc
  8. Inc, 19tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 19tr, inc
  9. Inc, 22tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 22tr, inc
  10. [836] Inc, 25tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 25tr, inc
  11. Inc, 28tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 28tr, inc
  12. Inc, 31tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 31tr, inc
  13. [835] Inc, 34tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 34tr
  14. Inc, 37tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 37tr, inc
  15. Inc, 40tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 40tr, inc
  16. [943] Inc, 43tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 43tr, inc
  17. Inc, 46tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 46tr, inc
  18. [945] Inc, 49tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 49tr, inc
  19. Inc, 52tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 52tr, inc
  20. [942] Inc, 55tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 55tr, inc
  21. Inc, 58tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 58tr, inc
  22. [807] Inc, 61tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 61tr, inc
  23. Inc, 64tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 64tr, inc
  24. [946] Inc, 67tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 67tr, inc
  25. Inc, 70tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 70tr, inc
  26. [823] Inc, 73tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 73tr, inc
  27. [944] Inc, 76tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 76tr, inc
  28. [816] Inc, 79tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 79tr, inc
  29. [947] Inc, 82tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 82tr, inc
  30. [834] Inc, 85tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 85tr, inc
  31. [817] Inc, 88tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 88tr, inc
  32. [833] Inc, 91tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 91tr, inc
  33. [809] Inc, 94tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 94tr, inc
  34. [832] Inc, 97tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 97tr, inc
  35. [812] Inc, 100tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 100tr, inc

Tie off, start new triangle
Repeat rows 1-35 in the following order:

  1. [803]ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2tr, ch2, 2tr in a magicring, turn.
  2. Ch2, inc in the 1st st, tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, tr, incin the last st, turn.
  3. Inc,4tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 4tr, inc
  4. [802]Inc, 7tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 7tr, inc
  5. Inc,10tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 10tr, inc
  6. Inc,13tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 13tr, inc
  7. [829]Inc, 16tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 16tr, inc
  8. Inc,19tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 19tr, inc
  9. Inc,22tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 22tr, inc
  10. [822]Inc, 25tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 25tr, inc
  11. Inc,28tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 28tr, inc
  12. Inc,31tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 31tr, inc
  13. [804]Inc, 34tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 34tr, inc
  14. Inc,37tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 37tr, inc
  15. Inc,40tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 40tr, inc
  16. [831]Inc, 43tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 43tr, inc
  17. Inc,46tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 46tr, inc
  18. [814]Inc, 49tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 49tr, inc
  19. Inc,52tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 52tr, inc
  20. [811]Inc, 55tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 55tr, inc
  21. Inc,58tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 58tr, inc
  22. [810]Inc, 61tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 61tr, inc
  23. Inc,64tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 64tr, inc
  24. [808]Inc, 67tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 67tr, inc
  25. Inc,70tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 70tr, inc
  26. [818]Inc, 73tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 73tr, inc
  27. [830]Inc, 76tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 76tr, inc
  28. [949]Inc, 79tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 79tr, inc
  29. [941]Inc, 82tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 82tr, inc
  30. [950]Inc, 85tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 85tr, inc
  31. [805]Inc, 88tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 88tr, inc
  32. [828]Inc, 91tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 91tr, inc
  33. [813]Inc, 94tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 94tr, inc
  34. [824]Inc, 97tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 97tr, inc
  35. [952]Inc, 100tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 100tr, inc
  36. [948]Inc, tr up to the 2nd last stitch before the corner, tr2tog in lastst and ch space, turn
  37. Ch2, Tr2tog, tr to last stitch, inc in the last st, turn
  38. Inc,tr up to the 2nd last stitch, tr2tog in last 2 stitches, tie off

Repeat rows Repeat rows 38, 37 and 38 (as a set of three rows) 8 times, changing colour every 3 rows in the following order:

[815]
[825]
[953]
[951]
[954]
[826]
[806]
[819]

Make sure you always start your new colour on the long side, not where you tied off on the short side. This will ensure that you always have a straight edge on both sides.

Repeat rows 38 and then 37 with colour [827], then saving a long tail, whip stitch the two pieces together, with the long edge of piece two matching up with the point of piece one. Don’t pull the stitches too tight, otherwise a ridge will appear.

Extended Colour Pack Instructions

Since the original release of this Pattern,Scheepjes has added eight new river washed colours to their colour packs.  To take full advantage of that, here are theinstructions to make the extended RainBOOM!

  1. [801] ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2tr, ch2, 2tr in a magic ring, turn.
  2. Ch 2, inc in the 1st st, tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, tr, inc in the last st, turn.
  3. Inc, 4tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 4tr, inc
  4. [821] Inc, 7tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 7tr, inc
  5. Inc, 10tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 10tr, inc
  6. Inc, 13tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 13tr, inc
  7. [820] Inc, 16tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 16tr, inc
  8. Inc, 19tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 19tr, inc
  9. Inc, 22tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 22tr, inc
  10. [836] Inc, 25tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 25tr, inc
  11. Inc, 28tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 28tr, inc
  12. Inc, 31tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 31tr, inc
  13. [835] Inc, 34tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 34tr
  14. Inc, 37tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 37tr, inc
  15. Inc, 40tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 40tr, inc
  16. [943] Inc, 43tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 43tr, inc
  17. Inc, 46tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 46tr, inc
  18. [945] Inc, 49tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 49tr, inc
  19. Inc, 52tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 52tr, inc
  20. [942] Inc, 55tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 55tr, inc
  21. Inc, 58tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 58tr, inc
  22. [807] Inc, 61tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 61tr, inc
  23. Inc, 64tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 64tr, inc
  24. [946] Inc, 67tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 67tr, inc
  25. Inc, 70tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 70tr, inc
  26. [823] Inc, 73tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 73tr, inc
  27. [956] Inc, 76tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 76tr, inc
  28. [944] Inc, 79tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 79tr, inc
  29. [961] Inc, 82tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 82tr, inc
  30. [816] Inc, 85tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 85tr, inc
  31. [947] Inc, 88tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 88tr, inc
  32. [960] Inc, 91tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 91tr, inc
  33. [834] Inc, 94tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 94tr, inc
  34. [817] Inc, 97tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 97tr, inc
  35. [833] Inc, 100tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 100tr, inc

Tie off, start new triangle
Repeat rows 1-35 in the following order:

  1. [803]ch2 (does not count as a stitch here or throughout), 2tr, ch2, 2tr in a magicring, turn.
  2. Ch2,inc in the 1st, tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, tr, inc in the last st,turn.
  3. Inc,4tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 4tr, inc
  4. [802]Inc, 7tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 7tr, inc
  5. Inc,10tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 10tr, inc
  6. Inc,13tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 13tr, inc
  7. [829]Inc, 16tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 16tr, inc
  8. Inc,19tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 19tr, inc
  9. Inc,22tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 22tr, inc
  10. [822]Inc, 25tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 25tr, inc
  11. Inc,28tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 28tr, inc
  12. Inc,31tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 31tr, inc
  13. [804]Inc, 34tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 34tr
  14. Inc,37tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 37tr, inc
  15. Inc,40tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 40tr, inc
  16. [831]Inc, 43tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 43tr, inc
  17. Inc,46tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 46tr, inc
  18. [814]Inc, 49tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 49tr, inc
  19. Inc,52tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 52tr, inc
  20. [811]Inc, 55tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 55tr, inc
  21. Inc,58tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 58tr, inc
  22. [810]Inc, 61tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 61tr, inc
  23. Inc,64tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 64tr, inc
  24. [957]Inc, 67tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 67tr, inc
  25. Inc,70tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 70tr, inc
  26. [808]Inc, 73tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 73tr, inc
  27. [818]Inc, 76tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 76tr, inc
  28. [830]Inc, 79tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 79tr, inc
  29. [949]Inc, 82tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 82tr, inc
  30. [941]Inc, 85tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 85tr, inc
  31. [950]Inc, 88tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 88tr, inc
  32. [805]Inc, 91tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 91tr, inc
  33. [828]Inc, 94tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 94tr, inc
  34. [813]Inc, 97tr, (2tr, ch2, 2tr) in the ch space, 97tr, inc
  35. [824]Inc, 100tr, (2tr, ch2,2tr) in the ch space, 100tr, inc
  36. [952]Inc, tr up to the 2nd last stitch before the corner, tr2tog in lastst and ch space, turn.
  37. Ch2 Tr2tog, tr up to the last stitch, inc, turn.
  38. Ch2, Inc, tr up to the 2nd last stitch, tr2tog in last 2 stitches, tieoff.

Repeat rows Repeat rows 38, 37 and 38 (as a setof three rows) 16 times, changing colour every 3 rows in the following order:

[948]
[815]
[825]
[953]
[958]
[955]
[951]
[954]
[826]
[806]
[819]
[827]
[962]
[812]
[959]
[832]

Make sure you always start your new colour on the long side, not where you tied off on the short side. This will ensure that you always have a straight edge on both sides.

Repeat rows 38 and then 37 with colour [809], then saving a long tail, whip stitch the two pieces together, with the long edge of piece two matching up with the point of piece one. Do not pull the stitches too tight, otherwise a ridge will appear.

Tassels

Separating the leftover colours from piece one and piece two, cut 30-40cm lengths, and double stranded, knot tassels in each stitch along both short (diagonal) sides. Adjust spacing according to the amount of remaining yarn. Block to size, enjoy!

Chart

Do note: the chart is just an example of how you should begin, and how the diagonal rows are worked. Please do not follow this exactly from the start, but instead use it as a guide.

Still looking for your yarn pack? There are loads of fabulous retailers all over the world where you can buy your yarn packs. Scheepjes has a complete list on their website and I have a few recommendations for you too: 
Wool Warehouse* ships all over the world
Deramores* also ships globally
Caro’s Atelier* is my local yarn shop here in Almere
Be Inspired in South Africa
Knotty House* in North America
Yarn Inspired, BelleMae Yarns and Knit Spin Weave in Australia

Or you could check out my designer store on Deramores.com* – where you can get your hands on the kit AND a pdf of the pattern at the same time. They also ship worldwide, so that’s a win-win!

Now, I do hope you’re joining the #rainBOOMMAL that’s running through all of February 2019. In collaboration with the amazing people at Scheepjes, we’ll be crocheting together, from all corners of the world, bringing some more colour into our lives.

*affiliate link