Crochet With Me!!  Week 8 Crochet~Along….

Crochet With Me!! Week 8 Crochet~Along….

Week 8 Crochet With Me is now really turning into a fun CAL!!  Our Crochet A Long Afghan is really looking like the real thing!!!  I hope you are enjoying this simple, classic, Free Crochet Pattern!

Here is my Week 8 progress picture… What do you think??  17 Rows of our Vintage Ripple Fan Blanket done and I am well on my way to a completed afghan!  This pattern is a vintage pattern that has been re worked by our friend at A Creative Being… You can hop over and get all the instructions by clicking here

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How is yours coming along??? Shoot me an email with a progress picture!!  I would love to see and share!!

Week 9 Crochet With Me Assignment…

  • Lets get this thing done!!  This week let do 3 Color sections… that will bring us up to Row 20!  I can’t wait to see it at the end of the week!!
  • To get all the Crochet With Me weekly assignments… Click on the Crochet With Me tab at the top of the page!!
  • In the next couple weeks… I will be posting a poll for you to vote for our next Crochet With Me Project… So stay tuned!!

 

Happy Crocheting!

Elena

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Hop, Skip, Jump…!  Find out where I am today!!

Hop, Skip, Jump…! Find out where I am today!!

Today I have the pleasure of Guest Posting something very special over at Skip to My Lou!!!  And,,, There is a fantastic Giveaway too!!

 

I joined forces with Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along. I am sharing a wonderful crochet pattern perfect for holiday gift giving. In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..AND I get to be part of an amazing giveaway too.  Click here to Read My Post with a Skip to My Lou exclusive Free Pattern... Simple and Elegant Crochet Cowl!!  And… Keep reading…

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You can enter to win a $300 Michaels gift card. Yes, you can buy yarn until your heart is content! Follow along with us and you can enter to win each day!

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Mountain Berry Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern

Mountain Berry Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern

If you are looking for a quick and simple hat… Here is the perfect one just for you… One Skein,,, One Sitting and you will have this Great Free Crochet Hat ready to wear or to give as a gift!!!

 

Mountain Berry Beanie

Mountain Berry Beanie

by Beatrice Ryan Designs

If you love this hat, You can add it to your Ravelry queue and favorites… Click Here!

 

Materials

Extra Bulky Yarn ~ 99 Yards (Lion Brand Woolease Thick & Quick in Flamingo pictured above)

Hook ~ N

Stitches
  • Ch ~ Chain
  • Sl St ~ Slip Stitch
  • HDC ~ Half Double Crochet
  • DC ~ Double Crochet
  • Rev Sc ~ Reverse Single Crochet
  • Dec Hdc ~ Decrease Half Double Crochet : (yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop) 2 times, yarn over, pull through all 5 loops on hook.
Instructions

*You will be working in the round for this project

Ch 3

1: HDC in 3rd Ch from hook,  7 Hdc in the same Ch space. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 8 Hdc

2: Ch 2(Counts as beginning Hdc now and throughout), Hdc in same stitch,  2 Hdc in each St around. Join to beginning with Sl St. = 16 Hdc

3: Ch 2, Hdc in same St, Hdc in next St, *2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St*, Repeat * * Around. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 24 Hdc

4: Ch 2, Hdc in Same St, Hdc in next 2 Sts, *2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 2 Sts*, Repeat * * around, Join with Sl St to beginning. = 32 Hdc

5: Ch 2, Hdc in Same St, Hdc in next 3 Sts, *2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 3 Sts*, Repeat * * around, Join with Sl St to beginning. = 40 Hdc

6: Ch 2, Hdc in each St around. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 40 Hdc

7: Ch 2, Hdc in Same St, Hdc in next 4 Sts, *2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 4 Sts*, Repeat * * around, Join with Sl St to beginning. = 48 Hdc

8: Ch 2, Hdc in each St around. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 48 Hdc

9: Repeat Row 8

10: Ch 2, *Hdc in next 20 Sts, Dec Hdc,* Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 3 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 46 Hdc

11: *Working in Back Loops for this row only* Ch 1, Hdc in each St around. = 46 Hdc in back loops

12: Ch 3(Counts as beginning Dc), Dc in Previous St (working in the stitch to the right, this will now form an X St),* Skip next unworked St, Dc in next St, Dc in Previous Skipped St(forms X)*. Repeat * * Around. Join to begging Dc. 23 X Sts

13: Ch 1, Rev Sc in each St Around. Join to beginning with Sl St. = 46 Rev Sc

Finish off and weave in the ends.

Enjoy!!

 

*** You may make and sell products from my patterns but if you do I ask that you link back to my post. Please do not copy and post these patterns and claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***

 

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Crochet With Me…  Week 7 CAL!

Crochet With Me… Week 7 CAL!

Welcome back to Beatrice Ryan Designs Weekly Crochet~A~Long Segment!!

Weeks 1-6 … We have made our way through the first 15 rows of this great Vintage Ripple Fan Afghan by A Creative Being…  Make sure to hop over and check out her blog and get the Free instructions!!

My afghan is really taking shape quickly!!!  I am thinking only  8-10 more rows and I will be happy with the size!!  That means I may be done by Thanksgiving!! Yippee…

Here is what my first 6 weeks looks like!!

Week 7 Crochet with Me

Here is a great photo from one of our participants…  I love how she is just using 2 colors!!!!

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Week 7 Crochet With Me assignment…  Let’s do 2 rows this week so we don’t burn out!  This will take you through rows 16-17!!  We are getting so close!!

In the next couple weeks I will be having a poll right here so we can choose our next afghan for our 2nd Crochet With Me series!!!  So stay tuned and make sure to get your vote in when you see it!!

For past Crochet With Me posts, you can click on the tab at the top of the page… Join in anytime!!!  And don’t forget to share your photos with us,,, email me at [email protected]!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

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Crochet With Me… Week 6 CAL!!

Crochet With Me… Week 6 CAL!!

Welcome back to our weekly Crochet~A~Long segment… Crochet with Me!!

Our current CAL is coming along so nicely!!  12 fabulous rows of this Vintage Ripple Fan Afghan are really starting to show off the fun design!!  This pattern is design by A Creative being and each week we do a couple more rows together…  So join in the fun and Crochet with Me!!

week 6 crochet with me CAL

 

 

If you would like to join in with our group… you can get all the past segments by clicking on the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page… If you are already part of this fun group… Keep up the good work!!  Don’t forget to email me your progress pictures each week!!  To check out this free pattern you can head over to A Creative Being!!

 

Here is one of our friends progress pictures from last week… It is coming along wonderfully!!

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Now… On to this weeks CAL assignment…

This week let’s do 3 more rows… This will bring us up to row 15!!  I cant wait to see more pictures!!

 

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

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