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Amy’s Designs in Mountain Colors Yarn!

Patty's Fall Knitting Challenge Information

Celebrating 25 Years of Mountain Color Yarns ...
Revisit a favorite project or discover a design you missed!

For the last 25 years, the creative team at Mountain Colors Yarn has brought us beautiful fiber in colors inspired by the Rocky Mountain West! Diana and Leslie each have a unique color sense.  By combining their individual aesthetics they are continually introducing amazing new colorways that sparks creativity in both knitters and crocheters.

We are proud to have supported Mountain Colors in our LYS since we opened in Galena, Illinois in May of 2004. Watching them add to their color and yarn lines has been a continual source of inspiration for many of Amy's designs.

Creating new colors are another way we've enjoyed working with Mountain Colors over the years. To date we offer 15 FiberWild custom colors in 10 yarns, most of which have patterns Amy specifically designed to show off their gorgeous hues! Below is a sampling of Amy's "best of" designs worked in Mountain Colors yarns. We hope you will revisit a favorite project or discover a design or color you missed!

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Happy 25th Anniversary
to Diane, Leslie and the entire team at
Mountain Colors Yarn!

"Best of" Amy's designs in Mountain Colors


Cloud Crystal Hat Kits in Rowan Yarn’s Pure Wool DK

Warmth with a touch of sparkle ... knit the Cloud Crystal Hat ...
Featuring Rowan's Pure Wool DK and Swarovski crystal beads!

This will quickly become your go-to winter hat with a puffy pompom, simple colorwork and Swarovski crystals ... just for a little bling! We've put together five colorways, so pick your favorite "Cloud Crystal" hat kit and knit something warm and twinkly for you or someone you love!

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Cloud Crystal Hat Kit

by Amy Loberg

Knit in the round, this fun and simple colorwork hat features a wide turned up cuff, mohair and bead accents and a complementary colored top. Add a two-color pompom and you'll have the perfect topper!

Finished Size 21" unstretched
Materials Cloud Crystal Hat Kit
Shown in Damson / Majestic / Dew
16″ Size US 4 [3.50mm] and US 6 [4.00mm] circular needles and US 6 [4.00mm] double point needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge 22 sts = 4″ in stockinette stitch with larger needle
Notions 1 stitch marker
Skill Level Intermediate

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"Cloud Crystal Hat"   |   Pure Wool Superwash DK Kits  | Shown in Damson / Majestic / Dew

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Cloud Crystal Hat Kits

We've put together five color combos ... each with a neutral color and a splash of color and shine!​ The kit contains two full skeins of "Pure Wool Superwash DK" yarn and one skein "Kidsilk Haze Shine" with pre-strung Swarovski crystals, plus the pattern.

"Pure Wool Superwash DK" is a 100% superwash wool yarn that comes in a great variety of colors. Soft but durable, this yarn is ideal for projects for your family or for the home. "Kidsilk Haze Shine" yarn is created by plying three strands of Kidsilk Haze together with one strand of fine cotton.  Then Swarovski crystal beads are added about every four inches​ ... how "twinkly"!

Pure Wool DK Fiber Content 100% Superwash Merino Wool
Kidsilk Haze Shine Fiber Content 61% Kid Mohair / 27% Silk / 13% Cotton
Yardage / Weight 137 yards in 50g and 11 yards in 6.25g
Gauge 20 - 22 sts over 4″ on US 4 - 6 [3.50 – 4.00mm]
Care Instructions Hand Wash, Cold, Dry Flat

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Projects in Tahki Navajo Yarn … Patterns are Free!

Fall projects in Tahki's popular Navajo self-striping yarn ...
Choose from 7 Free Patterns with Purchase!

Last year, Tahki introduced Navajo, a soft self striping aran weight yarn ... and it was an instant hit!  Now that fall is here, you might be ... dare I say it, thinking of cold weather wear for you ... or a favorite family member?

The girls pullover is very cute, the knit or crochet shawls are right in fashion, and the accessories are quick 1-2 ball knits ... take a look ...! Bonus: Choose from 7 ePatterns, Free with purchase of Navajo yarn!​

Girl's Sunset Pullover

by Irina Poludnenko

This adorable, multi-color striped pullover uses 2 colors of the Navajo self striping yarn.  A unique "Dash Stitch" pattern adds fun detail and is worked using a simple slipped stitch technique.  The pattern is sized from a child's 4 to a child's 10.  The sweater is worked flat with inset sleeves ... then it's stitched together ... Easy!

Finished Size Chest: 26 (28½, 31, 33½, 36)”
Length: 14½ (16, 17½, 19, 20½)”
Materials 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) x Tahki Navajo
in color color #06 Sunset (A)
2 (2, 3, 3, 4) x Tahki Navajo
in color color #04 Midnight Sky (B)
Size US 7 [4.50mm] knitting needles and 16″ Size US 7 [4.50mm] circular needles for neckband or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge 19 sts and 28 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch
Notions yarn needle, stitch markers
Skill Level Easy

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Tahki Navajo

Navajo is soft, self-striping aran-weight yarn that comes in eight different colorways, so there is something for everyone. Because Navajo is not a plied yarn, the acrylic adds durability as well as stability to the wool. This yarn is somewhat lofty, you can expect it to be warm, light-weight and soft to the touch. You also get more yardage compared to plied yarns of the same gauge.

Fiber Content 53% Wool / 47% Acrylic
Yardage / Weight 190 yds in 50g.
Gauge 17 sts × 24 rows over 4″ on US 7 [4.50mm]
Care Instructions Hand Wash, Dry Flat

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Simple Knit Shawl

by Teresa Chorzepa

This simple shawl features eyelet rows and an elegant picot bind-off.

Finished Size One Size
Width: 58" at widest point
Height: 24" at center back
Materials 2 × Navajo
Shown in Birchbark color #01
40″ Size US 7 [4.50mm] circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge 13 sts and 22 rows = 4″ in pattern
Skill Level Easy

Simple Crochet Shawl

by Teresa Chorzepa

This crocheted shawl exudes a retro inspiration!​

Finished Size One Size
Width: 56" at widest point
Height: 24" at center back
Materials 3 × Navajo
Shown in Horizons color #03
Size US G [4.00mm] crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge 15 dc and 8 rows = 4″ in pattern
Skill Level Easy

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