What to do with Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

What to do with Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

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Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

Caron x Pantone Bamboo

Introducing for spring 2019 is the Caron x Pantone Bamboo exclusively at Michael Stores in Canada and USA. Originally, the Caron x Pantone was part acrylic and merino wool with precision colour due to partnership with Pantone.

So there were a couple changes to Caron x Pantone. Now available is the Bamboo version. If you thought the Merino Wool was soft, feel the Caron x Pantone Bamboo. It’s night verses day.

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The yarn is made up of 60% acrylic, 20% nylon and 20 viscose from bamboo. It’s really lovely. The yarn has a somewhat lustre (aka shine) to the yarn.

Also, this time around, instead of dividing up the solid colours into 5 smaller balls, the solid colours are one continuous hank. Great improvement.

Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn

A huge colour selection with an inspiration card on each braid is provided. My own observation tells me that there are no colours that seem to really jump into your face. Meaning, the colour mixing is really well done and in colours that appeal to most.

  • There is 3.5 oz / 100 g with 180 yards / 165 m per braid.
  • The product is machine washable and dryable.
  • It’s classified as a medium weight #4 project.

Look for this product in participating Michaels.

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Mikey, aka Michael Sellick, of The Crochet Crowd, started this online journey back in 2008. A mere hobby in trying to reach out to others as he was mentally struggling with his own issues. His goal was simple, find others in the yarn communities, like him, that have a common interest.

The journey and main baby of the whole idea started with a YouTube Channel and then in 2011, an official website was developed. Michael is not only the face of The Crochet Crowd but also the working engine behind the crowd in self-taught programming, social media and so much more.

Enjoy the stitching journey. Life is short, enjoy this wonderful hobby and all of the learning opportunities that come with it.

12 thoughts on “What to do with Caron x Pantone Bamboo Yarn”

  1. judith says:

    when I came across this yarn was impressed with the softness but so glad I only bought 1 Hank of solid color because when I opened it to make a cabled winter hat, found it was in 5 separate
    pieces. I guess that’s ok if you don’t mind working in a lot of ends……..

  2. Jackie Cauthron-Schafer says:

    I just opened up a hank, and it is definitely not one big hank. Each color is a different ball. Very soft and will be fun to play with!

  3. Laura Denton says:

    I love bamboo, and it is so versatile. I can’t wait to make a new basket/purse/scarf/amigurumi (omigoodness!). AFGHAN!!!!

  4. Reba says:

    Really sounds interesting to work with and I love the colors, definitely something to look forward to working with!!!

  5. Bess Jennings says:

    It will be perfect for a comforting lap blanket!

  6. Ilene says:

    Can’t wait to knit or crochet with this yarn!

  7. Lina Bolin says:

    I just found out that what was happening to my arms was that I’m allergic to wool so I’m very excited about some new bamboo

  8. Marsha Smith says:

    I don’t use animal fibers so I’m really happy about bamboo. I love the softness and the drape. I’m looking forward to trying it.

  9. Stacey Arledge says:

    These colors will make beautiful blankets

  10. Sharon Terrell says:

    It sounds interesting. I will most definitely want to try it out on some new creations.

  11. Monique says:

    I love the feel of bamboo yarn. Cant wait to try this yarn out.

  12. Linda Woods says:

    Since there’s no wool I Can’t wait to buy some of this yarn!

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