Crochet Planned Pooling is the art of intentionally crocheting with variegated yarn using the moss or granite stitch. The way the variegated works up will automatically create the plaid/gingham look.
It's a rather tricky concept as the hook size and tension matters the most. For myself, I find it took me several tries but when referencing a pattern, the gauge is extremely important.
I will take you through the basics of Planned Pooling.
Marly Bird can also take you through the basics of planned pooling.
Let's Talk Patterns
Some patterns have matching dedicated tutorials found on Yarnspirations Learning Channel. Click the pictures to get the free patterns.
- Crochet Delicate Shells Shawls Pattern
- Crochet Preemie Octopus Pattern
- Crochet Three Little Pumpkins Pattern