Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Fall CAL Color Inspiration! 40 Color Palette Ideas for Your Shawl...


Good morning crocheters!  As we are gearing up for the Fall CAL (in case you missed yesterday's post, here's week 1, intro and supplies), I created this post to give you some ideas and inspiration for your project!  We've done this in past crochet alongs, so I thought it would be fun to do it once again!

Lots of you have been sharing your color choices and others have been asking about additional colors to be used...I though it would be lots of fun to put some additional palettes together.  Some are 3 colors like the shawl in the tutorials, but I also grabbled a bunch of the 4 color combinations from the last CAL, because there were some great ones in there too!  Pick and choose what you like, or use them as a springboard for your own inspirations!  Which one is your favorite?

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All of the yarn shown below is Red Heart Super Saver, for those of you who can't get this yarn in your country, Red Heart Super Saver is a "4" medium weight yarn that recommends a 5.5 mm "I" crochet hook.  Stick with those guidelines and you'll be fine!  Please be aware not all colors are available everywhere.  If you love the Red Heart Soft yarn too (I'm using that for the green color in my tutorial shawl), check out those colors HERE.

As for the Super Saver, I'm using both a solid ("real teal") and a heathered ("gray heather"), but I've also included some of the multis, prints, etc for more ideas...please note that their yardage is slightly different:


  • No Dye Lot Solids: 364 yards
  • Prints & Multis: 236 yards
  • Flecks: 260 yards
  • Stripes: 236 yards
  • Accent: 202 yards
  • Ombre: 482 yards
  • Plus, Red Heart makes jumbo versions of the Super Saver too--solids are 744 yards and multis are 482 yards.

Check out my color ideas below!  There are 3 and 4 color color combinations.  Which is your favorite?


"Turquoise Ring"
antique, mushroom, jade, soft white

"Alpine Tweeds"
hunter green, buff fleck, claret, coffee fleck

"Misty Lavender"
dove, lavender, dusty gray

"Green Bean"
desert camo, hunter green, tea leaf

"Beach Ball"
glowworm, shocking pink, lemon, turqua

"Lakeside"
minty, royal, banana berry print, bright yellow

"Olive You"
hot red, desert camo, hunter green

"Berries"
almandine, lavender, orchid, shocking pink

"Icy Delight"
icelandic, dusty gray, turqua

"Classic Holiday"
mistletoe, white, paddy green, hot red

"Happy Home"
lovey, tea leaf, turqua

"Cotton Candy"
shocking pink, perfect pink, turqua, bonbon print

"Country Kitchen"
turqua, white, french country, cornmeal

"Deep Brights"
shocking pink, amethyst, grape fizz, royal

"Cool Waters"
turqua, tea leaf, lavender

"Desert Flower"
medium purple, pumpkin, tea leaf, bikini

"Early Harvest"
royal, sunrise, rouge, coral

"Key Lime"
tea leaf, green tones, honeydew

"Earth & Sky"
carrot, reef, redwood, denim

"Soft Blossoms"
perfect pink, cornmeal, melonberry, orchid

"Star Spangled"
blue, americana, hot red

"Forest Flowers"
paddy green, butterfly, amethyst, flamingo

"Fruity Punch"
grenadine, flame, bright yellow, spring green

"Fair Winds"
blue, dusty gray, turqua

"Garden Bouquet"
spring green, pretty 'n pink, shocking pink, lavender

"Sparkling Gems"
lavender, wildflower, blue suede, minty

"Neon Lights"
shocking pink, neon stripes, spring green

"Land & Sea"
peruvian print, redwood, carrot, turqua

"Muted Autumn"
carrot, cafe latte, burgundy, fall

"Bold Stripes"
panther pink, black, shocking pink

"Muted Multi"
carrot, primary, royal, lavender

"Pool Party"
shocking pink, minty, cornmeal, day glow

"Strawberry Passion"
pink tones, perfect pink, rouge

"Soft Light"
country blue, melonberry, orchid, perfect pink

"Fall Leaves"
cherrycola, carrot, hunter green

"Softest Pastels"
mulberry mix, orchid, country blue, petal pink

"Tones of Blues"
royal, blue suede, minty, macaw

"Ultra Neutral"
shaded brown, mushroom, warm brown, buff

"Vivid"
amethyst, flame, minty, heartfelt

"Soft Tones"
blue tones, pink tones, almandine

Last part...let's connect! You can connect at any of the social media outlets below:

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Also we have a special group for us on Ravelry, the "Fiber Flux CAL Group" There is a welcome area, so please hop on and introduce yourself. You can get info, ask questions, help each other, see what everyone is doing, and show off your work too!


I can't wait to see which color YOU choose...please share those pictures and above all enjoy, take some time to relax with your hook, and have fun! 

© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

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