Mountain Streams Baby Blanket… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Mountain Streams Baby Blanket… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Mountain Streams Baby Blanket

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Living in a mountain community is so beautiful… We have 4 seasons and lots of colors and wonderful areas to hike…  This cute baby blanket reminded me of the fascinating colors of our clear streams near my home…  Using Red Heart’s new self-striping yarn called Red Heart Stripes in Cool Stripes gave this the perfect effect!!

Materials:

Red Heart Super Saver Stripes in Cool Stripes – 3 skeins 236 yards each

150 Yards of  Red Heart Super Saver yarn in White

100 Yard Red Heart Super Saver in Blue Hawaii

J – Hook

Scissors and Yarn Needle

Stitches:

Fdnsc- Foundation Single Crochet     Sp – Space     Sk – Skip     St – Stitch     Ch – Chain     Sl St – Slip Stitch     Sc – Single Crochet     Hdc – Half Double Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet

Size:

36″ x 36″

Tip:

Odd rows are the right side

Instructions:

Row 1:  103 Fdnsc(or ch 104 and sc in 2nd ch from hook and each st across) = 103 sts

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 2 sts, *ch 2, sk 3 sts, sc in next st*, repeat * to * across, sc in last st. = 28 sc & 25 ch 2 sps

Row 3:  Ch 4(counts as dc + ch 1 now and through out), turn, sk st, *3 dc in next ch 3 sp, ch 1, sk st*, repeat * to* across, dc in last st. = 77 dc & 26 ch 1’s

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *hdc in st 2 rows below, ch 3, sk st*, repeat * to * across sc in last st. = 2 sc 26 hdc, 25 ch 3 sps

Rows 5-87:  Repeat rows 3 & 4

Row 88:  Ch 1, turn, sc in each st & ch across. Finish off. = 103 sc

Edging

Join white yarn to Right top corner st right side facing

Round 1:  Ch 1 3 sc in 1st st, sc in next 101 sts, 3 sc in next st,working down side of rows, sc in 107 sts evenly, 3 sc in 1st st of Fndsc, sc in next 101 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc 107 sts evenly up side of rows, join with sl st  to 1st sc. = 428 sc

Round 2:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and through out), turn, hdc in next 108 sts, 3 hdc in next st, hdc in next 103 sts, 3 hdc in next st, hdc in next 109 sts, 3 hdc in next st, hdc in next 103 sts, 3 hdc in last st, join to top of beginning ch 2. = 436 sts

Round 3:  Join Blue Hawaii yarn to top right corner st, turn, Ch 1, sc in next st {*sk st, 5 dc shell in next st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st*, repeat * to * 16 more times, sk 2 sts, 5dc shell in next st, sk 1 st, (sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in next st, sk st, *5dc shell in next st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat * to * 17 more times, 5dc shell in next st, sk 1 st, (sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in next st}, repeat { to } one more time -ending by joining with sl st in the beginning sc(not making the last sc in ( ). = 78 5dc shells

Round 4:  Join White yarn to any corner st, turn, Ch 3(counts as dc), 6 dc in same st, *sk to center st of next shell, 7 dc in center st*, repeat * to * around. Join to top of beginning ch 3, finish off. = 78 7dc shells

Weave all ends in and block blanket into shape.

*To soften project wash before use.

Congratulations!!! You now have a beautiful Mountain Streams Baby Blanket!!!

Make sure to share your finished projects on my Facebook Page!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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Crochet Living… My Journey of Crochet Decor!

Crochet Living… My Journey of Crochet Decor!

I am so excited to present you with my latest Weekly Post Series!!!

CROCHET LIVING… MY JOURNEY OF CROCHET DECOR

Recently I have moved into a new Condo and have had so much fun decorating!!  I thought it would be really fun to show you my new home and how I decorate with my crochet!!  It is a work in progress and you will get to join me in my fun!

Each week I will post a picture of an area in my new home that I have either decorated with previous crochet projects and talk about where the crochet project came from, what pattern was used and how you too can use your handmade crochet projects in your home!…  Also, I will share  Free Patterns that I will be making to decorate my home with, you will be able to make it right along with me! These projects will be CAL’s, finished or new free patterns or taking a finished project and turning it into a whole new home decor item!!! I hope to inspire you and show you what you can do with the most popular fiber arts craft in America ~ Crochet!


THE BEDROOM

Let’s start in my Master Bedroom… It is fairly a blank slate, no pictures yet on the walls… And not much color!  I am doing the room in white shades and teal shades.. On the nightstand you can see a teal doily I made a couple of years back…

This is a free pattern by Denise Owes and it is called Summer Splendor!

To kick off this new, fun journey… I have decided to make a super simple, chunky, colorful afghan!  This weekend when I was doing a little shopping therapy, I found my self in Michael’s!  Their Loops & Threads ~ Country Loom Yarn was on sale and exactly what I was looking for… I chose the color ~ Clear Skies!

This fabulous yarn is a #6, Super Bulky Acrylic Yarn, and a N Hook is recommended.  Each Skein is 104 yards.

I purchased 12 skeins for a total of just over 1200 yards.

Next week, I will post a finished picture of the afghan and the Free Crochet Pattern… Along with some other decorations adorning the room!


This Week's Coupon at Michaels.com
 Grab your coupons and get your yarn ready to start this fun project next week!!


Tune in weekly for more beautiful crochet, decorating ideas and inspiration!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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Crochet with Me… 2017 CAL Grand Prize Winner!

Crochet with Me… 2017 CAL Grand Prize Winner!

This year was so much fun!!  Our afghans turned out so beautiful and I am blessed you all joined me!!

My 2017 afghan is happily resting in my new living room and I love the way it brightens up!


Here are the photos submitted for the Red Heart Grand Prize Package!!

Ashley M #1

Sue P #2

 

Elaine R #3

Kat B #4

Elaine B #5

Susan F #6

Carolyn B #7

Adeline C #8

Terry Brown #9

Sandra S #10

Lindsay S #11

Judy S #12

Patti A #13

Sheri Downey #14

Judy S #15

Pam W #16

These are all beautiful!!!


Now if you are ready for the Grand Prize Drawing – A $50 prize package of Red Heart Yarn…

Using a number randomizer to pick between numbers 1-16… The WINNER is….

Number 6… Susan F!!!!  Congrats Susan… I will be passing off your info so Red Heart Yarns can send you the $50 Grand Prize..

A big thank you to Red Heart Yarns for sponsoring this giveaway!

If you would still like to have your project shown off on this page… Just email me the picture and permission to post it to – [email protected]!! I will be adding them as they come in to this  post!!

Stay tuned for my next CAL!!  You can join the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group to get the latest information!!


 

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