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Camel and Blue Variegated Crochet Dishcloth

Photos of a Variegated Crochet Dishcloth Made Using Camel and Blue Yarns

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Variegated Crochet Dishcloth in Menswear Colors - Camel, Blue, and Shaded Brown

Variegated Crochet Dishcloth in Menswear Colors - Camel, Blue, and Shaded Brown

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This dishcloth is crocheted using a color palette borrowed from menswear. It features solid blue and solid camel-colored yarns paired with a shaded brown variegated yarn.

The dishcloth is worked in afghan stitch, and has an edging of single crochet.

This is a new colorway of my earthtone ombre dishcloth. Use the same pattern to crochet this version, but make the necessary color substitutions as follows:

  • Color A: Light Blue worsted weight Peaches & Creme cotton yarn (a solid color)
  • Color B: Shaded Brown worsted weight Peaches & Creme cotton yarn (an ombre color)
  • Color C: Camel worsted weight Peaches & Creme cotton yarn (a solid color)

In this colorway, the restful blue color helps to tone down the "busy-ness" of the variegated yarn.

Pairing solid yarns with multicolored yarns can give you some interesting effects. You may still get some color flashing, as I did in the sample. Interestingly enough, the flashing is much more noticeable in the photo than it is in the real dishcloth; in the actual sample, the color flashing is not as distracting as it appears on your monitor.

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This dishcloth is included in an image gallery featuring photos of variegated crochet projects. Browsing through the photos in the gallery is a great way to find even more ideas for how to incorporate variegated yarns into your crochet projects.

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