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Nymphaea Capensis

 Nymphaea Capensis, or the cape blue waterlily is native to Africa, but grows as an introduced species in other tropical regions.  This bulb of this aquatic plant is able to survive long periods of time without water.  It lays in dry riverbeds until rain and runoff fill the beds.  When this happens the bulbs sprout leaves and bloom.


Hook size- H 5 mm

Yarn- Paintbox Simply Aran (100% acrylic; 3.5 oz, 201 yd) or any worsted weight yarn  

Yardage- 8,597 total yds. **Please Note: Weights and measurements are for Paintbox Simply Aran.  If you choose to use another brand of yarn, which is perfectly ok, your amounts used could vary greatly from what is listed.**

  • Color 1- Daffodile (221) approximately 359 yds
  • Color 2- Buttercup (222) approximately 124 yds
  • Color 3- Pale Lilac (245) approximately 404 yds
  • Color 4- Dusty Lilac (246) approximately 240 yds
  • Color 5- Pansy Purple (247) approximately 221 yds
  • Color 6- Rich Mauve (244) approximately 432 yds
  • Color 7- Dark Aubergine (248) approximately 402 yds 
  • Color 8- Racing Green (227) approximately 804 yds
  • Color 9- Evergreen (230) approximately 307 yds
  • Color 10- Duck Egg Blue (235) approximately 964 yds
  • Color 11- Dolphin Blue (236) approximately 932 yds
  • Color 12- Sailor Blue (239) approximately 872 yds
  • Color 13- Royal Blue (240) approximately 1246 yds
  • Color 14- Midnight Blue (237) approximately 848 yds 
  • Color 15- Stormy Grey (204) approximately 442 yds

Finished size- Approximately 90 inches. 

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