King Cole Harvest DK yarn review and giveaway

I’m sharing my review of King Cole Harvest DK yarn today, along with a collection of patterns using this yarn, and a giveaway for your chance to win a skein along with a bamboo crochet hook. Read on for details!

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King Cole Harvest DK Yarn Review

As a King Cole Brand Ambassador, I get the opportunity to play with many yarns. Recently, I was introduced to Harvest DK, a newish yarn that was introduced last fall.

I used just one skein of Harvest DK to design the Antonella Shawl, a long and lacy rectangular shawl pattern. (By the way, Harvest DK is available from your local yarn shop or online at Wool Warehouse UK.) Harvest DK was fun to work with, but before I get into my review, let me share some yarn facts.

King Cole Harvest DK is available in 5.3 ounce (150 gram) center-pull cakes. Currently, there are eight different colorways (with more on the way). The fiber content is 90% acrylic and 10% alpaca. Each skein includes a generous 585 yards (535 meters) of yarn. The colorways are very long color repeats that are shown to best effect in the yarn cake rather than while wound into a skein. As the name suggests, Harvest DK is a DK yarn (#3/light) weight category. Harvest DK projects can be machine washed at up to 30 degrees Celsius/86 degrees Fahrenheit and machine dried on low temperature. I would recommend washing on a cold, delicate cycle (such as woolens) and drying briefly on a delicate cycle and removing promptly. Watch Susan and Joanne from King Cole introduce Harvest DK in the video below. They also show off some of the crochet and knitting patterns using Harvest DK that you can get through your local yarn shop.

Harvest DK is very soft and the colors have a heathered look which I really like. I enjoyed watching the colors change while I was crocheting. It’s definitely a yarn you can wear next to the skin.

You can use Harvest DK for all the types of patterns you would make with soft, light weight (DK/#3) yarns in an acrylic and alpaca blend: shawls, scarves, blankets, garments, and so on. There are some lovely cardigans and pullover sweaters in the video above!

King Cole Harvest DK Pattern Roundup

If you’re looking for projects to make with Harvest DK, I’ve pulled together several I found online to get you started.

Going Granny Scarf © Oombawka Design Crochet.
Cedar Mill Tunisian Poncho © Creations by Courtney.

Check your local yarn shop for King Cole pattern leaflets featuring Harvest DK.


After reading my review of King Cole Harvest DK, you are probably ready to get your hands on this yarn! You can buy it now from your local yarn shop or online at Wool Warehouse UK, or enter the giveaway below by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, August 7, 2022 for your chance to win one skein of King Cole Harvest DK yarn in 5203 Heather, a ChiaoGoo bamboo crochet hook in size US G-6/4 mm, and Knitty City measuring tape. This is just enough yarn to make the Antonella Shawl.

While the skein of yarn was provided by King Cole, the giveaway is organized by Underground Crafter. Enter using any of the options on the Rafflecopter widget below. One winner will be chosen from the entries at random to win the prizes described above. Winner will be contacted approximately 1 week after the entries close. Winner will have 3 days to claim the prize. If winner does not respond within 3 days, prize will be awarded to an alternate. By entering this giveaway, you are agreeing to share your contact information with Rafflecopter and/or Underground Crafter. You can read the Rafflecopter Privacy Policy here and the Underground Crafter Privacy Policy here to understand how this information is used. This giveaway is open worldwide, except where prohibited by law. Good luck!

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