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Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Yazmin Vigus

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Are These the Best Pink Yarns?

We’re going PINK this February! With blushing tones taking centre stage for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Valentine’s Day around the corner we’ve rounded up the color of the moment! Whether you’re channeling your inner punk, softening your gaze on petal shades or indulging in a strawberry and cream moment – here is our pick of the bunch for that next blooming crochet project!

Bubblegum – Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky

As crochet is all about color, Paintbox serves up a exquisite palette of pink hues in their glorious chunky collection, from delicious Candyfloss and dainty Ballet Pink to zingy Neon! Mix and match tones, play with colorways and create inspired crafts, from homewear, toys and accessories, that you can easily pop in the washing machine! We particularly love this sumptuous shade of Bubblegum in Paintbox Simply Chunky that’s full of pop!

Don’t take our word for it! Try this fantastic yarn for yourself with this brilliant FREE Chunky Popcorn Cushion pattern by independent designer Red Agape and Paintbox!

 

Rose – Phildar Super Baby

Made with 70% acrylic, and 30% lambs wool – Phildar offers this gorgeous soft 4-ply in this glorious shade of Rose, perfect for cute baby clothes, gentle blankets and adorable pink toys – perfect for the crib!

Hot Punk Pink – Wool and the Gang Crazy Sexy Wool

Looking for an impact? Pack a punch with this high voltage Hot Punk Pink wool for that seriously sumptuous crocheted accessory or garment. Made from 100% Peruvian wool, Wool and the Gang’s thick and indulgent super bulky yarn is fabulous for satisfyingly quick-to-build projects that are modern and chic!

Strawberries and Cream – Cascade Magnum

So thick and indulgent, this Strawberries and Cream shade in Cascade Magnum looks almost good enough to eat! Wonderfully cozy, this is a real treat for thick blankets, super bulky scarves and woolly hats!  

Plum Wine in Caron Simply Soft

Mom and baby will adore this rich shade of Plum Wine in Caron Simply Soft. So soft and gentle, it’s made from 100% acrylic, which means it’s machine washable not to mention so soft to touch it’s a joy to knit with.

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Why not take your pick of five of your favorite pink shades from berry to candy, and try your hand at this blissful crocheted aran Painterly Pinks blanket pattern, by One Loop Shy Designs?

Which shade of pink are you channelling this month? Why not share your favorite hues and pink crochet projects with us over on our community!

 

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is writer, filmmaker and coffee addict who loves anything crafty and creative! Her writing has featured on numerous publications including Elite Daily, Amor Magazine and Huffington Post. She also founded the award nominated collective blog aliljoy.com.




One Response to Are These the Best Pink Yarns?

  1. Janet says:

    Thanks for the yummy pink inspiration!

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