Crochet Ombré Jumper

Going on from my Crochet Clothing post it seems I’ve accidently joined in with another crochet trend in making this jumper for my sister’s birthday – Crochet Ombré.

Crochet Ombre - yellow

She’s a big fan of the colour yellow. She quite likes the muted tones but she REALLY likes the bright, bold, hit you in the face kinda yellows! I swear my nephew should be wearing sunglasses every time he goes into his bedroom!

PatternPiper Crochet Jumper_01

After she expressed a liking to my green jumper it seemed logical to make a yellow one for her for her birthday. I couldn’t bring myself to make the whole jumper in the brightest yellow that I knew she’d love though. I started out with that intention but I’m a bit more colour resevered and some kind of psychological barrier prevented me from doing it.

So, I went for an Ombré approach instead – and this gave me the perfect excuse to set up a new pinterest board!

PatternPiper Yellow Ombre Crochet Jumper

I made this jumper using the same pattern as my green jumper but as I’m still experimenting with the pattern I made it longer, with a bigger hook and a looser tension. There’s that impatient crocheter coming out again!

PatternPiper Yellow Ombre Crochet Jumper - Full Length

The finished result came out lovely and snuggly – perfect for chilling out in leggings and big fluffy socks.

PatternPiper Yellow Ombre Crochet Jumper - Loose Tension

And, I think the ombré pattern works really well. I used a bright yellow, a more muted tone and then a cream. I’m really pleased with the finished result and this won’t be the last ombré item I make – I like this trend! It might help me to make bolder colour choices.

PatternPiper Yellow Ombre Crochet Jumper - Sleeve

Keep an eye out for the jumper pattern – it’s coming soon!

This post is my submission to the Deramores Craft Blog Competition 2015. Deramores is the UK’s number one online retailer of knitting and crochet supplies. Visit for more details.


9 thoughts on “Crochet Ombré Jumper

    • PatternPiper says:

      Thanks Kate – am starting to wish I’d kept it and sent my sister a gift card instead! 😂 I’m not usually keen on yellow but the Ombre effect has definitely changed my mind.

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