Mystery Afghan 2015

Late last year I discovered The Crochet Crowd on Facebook. I have grown to love the community for the projects that everyone shares, the positive comments and feedback, and the advice that the host, Michael Sellick (Mikey), shares. During the month of January, I watched as people posted photos of their attempts at the January challenge. It was interesting to see the different colour combinations as well as how people extended the challenge.

kitimage-crochetThis month the people at The Crochet Crowd are crocheting a Mystery Afghan – and I have decided to join in. The Afghan was created by the designers of Yarnspirations and Mikey is leading the way. After I signed up (in order to receive the clues), I had to go shopping for yarn. I looked at the suggested colours but the colour combinations did not suit my tastes. I decided instead to choose my own and hope that the colours will be suitable for the final result.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015
Colour combination for the Mystery Afghan 2015. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

I decided to use the recommended yarn: Caron Simply Soft, 170 g / 6 oz Balls, 288 meters / 315 yards. This yarn can be washed and dried in the machine. I bought the following:

  • Contrast A – 4 Balls (white).
  • Contrast B – 2 Balls (purple)
  • Contrast C – 2 Balls (cerise)
  • Contrast D – 2 Balls (lilac)

Contrast A is the main colour of the afghan and will be the dominant colour. In addition to the yarn, I need a size 5.0mm or H/8 Crochet Hook which I already have in my drawer. I look forward to unravelling the mystery as I crochet along with many people around the world.

Have you made a Mystery Afghan?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

26 thoughts on “Mystery Afghan 2015

    1. It is never to late to join the crochet along. We are now into our second week and you could easily catch up. Nice to make a connection with you – and I will be following your work 🙂


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