Simple stitches combined with color-changing yarn yield a quick project which is snug and warm.

The Designer: Susan Carlson

Susan describes herself as a cheerful, creative, crochet designer and collector of all things colorful. She was taught to crochet as a young girl by her granny, but got distracted by running track, traveling, family, and teaching high school science until 2011. When she picked up her hook again to quiet her noisy mind, the creativity simply flowed. Susan particularly enjoys designing blankets because they allow her to “paint with colorful yarn on a canvas”. She opened Felted Button in 2012 and has been designing with color as her inspiration ever since.

About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – Scheepjes Whirl

Scheepjes Whirl, fingering weight #1 yarn (60% cotton/40% acrylic; 1094 yds/1000m per 7.6 oz/215g skein)

1 cake Dark Grape Squish (A)

1 cake Watermelon Hell Raiser (B)

1 cake Night Time Bubbles (C)

1 cake Dandelion Munchies (D)

Scheepjes Whirlette, fingering weight #1 yarn (60% acrylic/40% cotton; 498 yds/455m per 3.5 oz/100g cake)

1 cake Liquorice (E)

Yarn Substitutions

Red Heart It’s a Wrap

Knit Picks Stroll Gradient

Hook & Other Materials

US Size D/3 (3.25mm) crochet hook 

Yarn Needle

Sizes/Finished Measurements

57” x 65”


Square Motif = 5”

Gauge is not critical for this project.

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Emily is a WAHM of 4 children. She is the Editor of Happily Hooked Magazine and Pattern Pack Pro and the owner of Em’s Corner. She spent her years before children as a middle school math teacher, but now enjoys crocheting at her kids’ sporting events and spoiling her nieces and nephews. She loves to teach her children and her nieces and nephews to crochet. When she’s not crocheting, she’s outside with her camera. She was raised in San Diego but now finds herself in the very hot Southern California desert.

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