Scrap Buster Scrapghan Crochet Along!!  Week 2 instructions!!

Scrap Buster Scrapghan Crochet Along!! Week 2 instructions!!

Scrapbuster Scrapghan CAL.. Week 2

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Are you ready for Week 2 of our Scrap Buster Scrapghan CAL??  I am loving using up the bins of all my extra yarn.. This will be a perfect blanket for this winter too.. Very plush, thick and warm!!

Last week we started the blanket and worked through row 11… This week, more V stitches,, But we are adding in a new element.. The Trc X Stitch… This adds a nice subtle change and will make this a more unique afghan!

Also, This week in our Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group everyone was posting tons of great pics,, Keep them coming,,, I love it… I also held the 1st Amazon Gift Card Prize Drawing… That was a lot of fun!!!  If you would like to join the group and participate in the group chat, pics and prizes,,, Click Here!!

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Week 2 Instructions

Rows 12 – 21:  Change 1 color out, Chain 3, turn, *sk st, V st in center of previous rows V st*, repeat *to* across to end, dc in last st. = 41 Vsts and 2 dc.

Row 22:  Change out the 2 alternate colors to your base color, you now will have 3 strands of the base color.  Chain 4(counts as trc now and throughout), turn,  *Sk st, trc in next st, trc in st just skipped to create the X stitch*, Repeat *to * across, trc in last st. = 41 X stem 2 trc

Row 23: Join 2 alternating colors back in dropping the 2 extra strands of your bases color, Chain 3, turn, *sk st, V st in center of previous rows V st*, repeat *to* across to end, dc in last st. = 41 Vsts and 2 dc.

That’s it for week 2!!!!  Easy-Peasy!!  I hope you are loving this project. Don’t forget to  add your pictures to the our Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group!!  and Ravelry!!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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Scrap Busting Scrapghan Crochet Along!

Scrap Busting Scrapghan Crochet Along!

Scrap Busting Scrapghan Crochet Along

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How would you like to use up your yarn stash and  end up with a beautiful project??  Grab your totes of yarn and let’s get started!!

 

This easy to make Scrapghan will be made over the course of just a few weeks… It will be thick and warm, Plush!  All you need is your yarn, a hook and a pair of scissors!!  A few simple instructions and off we go!!

Join me each week here on beatriceryandesigns.com to see the progress pictures and any tips you may need… and the weekly prize winners in the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group. Post your progress pictures and chat about the fun we are having… Fun incentives to answer weekly questions in that group setting!!! Don’t miss out.. Prizes are involved!!!

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Let’s get started!

Materials~

Yarn – All worsted weight, exact brands do not matter.

2500+ yards of your base color, any solid color will do. I am using my white scraps as my base color.

2500+ yards of various colors

Hook – P

Scissors

Tips~

You will be holding 3 strands together, one of your base color(white in my case) and 2 other colors

You will change one of the colors after each row, leaving the 2nd color for one more row. After changing the first color, you will change the second color on the next row. You will keep rotating colors out. Each color will stay in the pattern for 2 rows. You can add them back in at any point. Always leave your base color in the pattern.

There is no color rules, we will be changing colors often, but if you prefer to make less color changes there is no problem!

You are welcome to make the Scrapghan larger or smaller, this is done by adding or subtracting in increments of 2 chains and more or less rows.

This afghan can be made smaller and lighter by using 2 strands and going down to an N hook.

I work my ends in as I go.. at the end of the row when you change colors, weave the loose ends in and then crochet over them as you start the next row… this will secure them nicely and avoid the dread of doing it at the end!

Size~

60″ x 80″

Stitches~

St – Stitch

Ch – Chain

Sp – Space

Sk – Skip

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Trc – Treble Crochet

V- St ~ V Stitch: 2 dc in sp or st indicated

Instructions~

Holding your base color and 2 other colors together, chain 86 with an even medium tension.

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from hook and each across. =85 sc

Row 2:  Chain 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, *sk st, V st in next st*, repeat *to* across to last st, dc in last st. = 41 V sts and  2 dc

Row 3: Change 1 color out, Chain 3, turn, *sk st, V st in center of previous rows V st*, repeat *to* across to end, dc in last st. = 41 Vsts and 2 dc.

Rows 4-11:  Continue to repeat row 3, changing one color per row, rotating the colors out after 2 rows.

Join me back next week for a progress photo and more crochet fun!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2017 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog, website or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

Amazing Grace Simple Slouchy… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Simple Slouchy… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Simple Slouchy

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This Amazing Grace Simple Slouchy is the 22nd pattern in the Amazing Grace Series that is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness! This fun and comfortable slouchy hat works up quickly in the standard Amazing Grace Stitch.  To read more about my story and the other free Amazing Grace Patterns… Click Here!


Supplies ~

Yarn: 150 Yards Worsted Weight Yarn

Pictured here using Red Heart Dreamy in Rose, this is a soft, slightly fuzzy yarn.

Hook: N

Yarn Needle

 

Size ~

24″ around brim & 11 1/2″ from brim to top

Gauge ~

Double Crochet 9 dc x 5 rows = 4″ x 4″

Stitches ~

St – Stitch     Ch – Chain      Sl St – Slip Stitch     Sk – Skip      Sc – Single Crochet      Hdc – Half Double Crochet      Dc – Double Crochet     Dec – Decrease

Foundation Single Crochet

Instructions ~

Round 1:  Make 40 foundation sc, join with sl st to form ring. Be very careful not to twist the round.  Foundation sc tutorial

Round 2:  Ch 1, (sc,ch2,sc) in 1st st, *sk st, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 19 more times, sk last st,  join with sl st to 1 sc. = 20 (sc,ch2,sc)

Round 3:  Sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same st, 3 dc in each ch2 sp around, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3.  = 20 3dc shells

Round 4:  Sl st in next st(middle st of 3dc from previous round), ch 1, (sc,ch2,sc) in same st, *sk 2 sts, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 19 more times, sk last 2 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 20 (sc,ch2,sc)

Rounds 5-14: Repeat rounds 3 & 4

Round 15:  Sl st in next ch 2sp, ch 3, dc in same sp, 2 dc in each ch2 sp around, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 dc

Round 16:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in next st, dec hdc over next 2 sts (yo, insert hook in st, pull up loop, yo, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull through all 5 loops on hook), *hdc in next 2 sts, dec hdc over next 2 sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to top beginning ch 2. = 20 hdc & 10 dec hdc.

Finish off leaving a long tail for drawing hat closed

With yarn needle, weave long tail in and out of top 30 sts, draw top closed and secure.

Brim ~

With right side facing, join yarn with sl st  to any st at bottom edge foundation sc

Round 1 – 3:  Ch 1, sc loosely in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 40 sc

Finish off and weave in ends.

Congratulations!!! You now have an Amazing Grace Simple Slouchy!!

Happy Crocheting!

Elena


©Copyright 2017 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All of my patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog, website or social media, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.


 

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