2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Join the fun!!

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Join the fun!!

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL

Join me for my 5th annual Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL…

If you love afghans and would like a fun way to make a beautiful treasure in 12 weeks, along with hundreds of other crocheter’s… This Crochet Along is for you… Over the last 5 years, we have made some great afghans.. Below you will see the 4 previous years examples…

Each week beginning January 28th, I will post an easy to do weekly homework section of the afghan.   As we work through the weeks you will end up with a beautiful afghan.  You can also join the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Group on Facebook to join the fun, post pics and get input from all of the group members!!

All you need to do is tune in each Sunday here on beatriceryandesigns.com to get the weekly instructions… You can also subscribe to my posts by email in the right sidebar where it says “Stay Connected” and the posts will automatically come to your email!!!

This week the material list is in this post..

And to top it off… Premier Yarns has provided a special coupon code just for my fans to receive a 10% savings when you purchase Premier® Everyday Collection online between  01/14/18 thru 04/30/18.

So.. If you are ready to join the fun.. Here is the information on materials and a few other fun details…

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Materials:

Yarn ~ One color – 3000 yards of worsted weight yarn – Premier® Everyday Collection 15 Skeins (This afghan will be made in a solid theme this year!!)

Get your yarn at premier yarns.com to receive your 10% discount using coupon code EH001.. One use per customer.. Buy as much yarn as you want, this promotion expires April 30th 2018!!

Hook ~ J

Easy ~ Peasy… You have 2 weeks to get your yarn… Week 1 will post January 28th!

I am using  Premier® Everyday Collection in the color Glass


Now… If you follow along there will be GIVEAWAYS throughout the CAL… With a Grand prize from Premier Yarns.. So make sure to tune in each week!!

You can also get all the weekly posts at the top of the page in the Crochet with Me!! tab… I hope you will join me and have fun with the  2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan…

Here are the previous years just so you can see what you have to look forward too!!


Happy Crocheting… And I can’t wait to see your afghans!!

Elena


 

Mittens for Mommy… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Mittens for Mommy… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Mittens for Mommy

Add this Free Crochet Pattern to your Ravelry Favorites for easy access… Click Here!!


Here is a feminine, ladies mitten that is fashionable and fun to make… A fun bobble pattern on the top of the mitten adds to the stylish look!!!

Materials ~

Yarn:  1 skein (166 yards) of Premier Yarns Aurora Yarn in Anemone – Worsted Weight Yarn

Hook: I

Size~

10″ cuff to top x 8″ around palm

Stitches ~

St – Stitch     Sl St – Slip Stitch      Sk –  Skip      Ch – Chain      Sp – Space      Dec – Decrease      Sc – Single Crochet      Hdc – Half Double Crochet      Flhdc – Front Loop Half Double Crochet      Blhdc – Back Loop Half Double Crochet      Bphdc – Back Post Half Double Crochet      Fphdc – Front Post Half Double Crochet

Popcorn St – Work 3 hdc in indicated sp or st, drop loop off hook, insert hook in 1st hdc and pick loop up, draw loop through and pull 3 hdc together

Gauge ~

6 hdc x 5 rows = 2″ x 2″

Instructions ~

Left Mitten

Chain 24, join with sl st being careful not to twist chain.

You will be working in the round and not turning unless other wise indicated

Round 1-3:  Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st. = 24 sc

Round 4: Ch 2(Counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in each st across, do not join. = 24 hdc

Round 5-7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 24 hdc

Round 8: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st around, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 24 hdc

Round 9:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk st, popcorn st in next st, ch 1, sk st, hdc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sk st, popcorn st in next st, ch 1, sk st, hdc in last 10 sts. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 18 hdc, 2 popcorn sts, 4 ch 1 sp

Round 10:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, *, blhdc in next 5 sts, repeat *to* 1 time, hdc in last 10 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 13 hdc, 4 popcorn sts, 5 blhdc, 2 ch 1 sp

Round 11: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st*, blhdc  in next 5 sts, repeat * to * 1 time, hdc in last 10 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 13 hdc, 5 blhdc, 4 ch 1 sp, 2 popcorn sts.

Rounds 12 – 14:  Repeat rounds 10 & 11

Round 15: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st*, blhdc in next st, dec blhdc over next 2 sts, blhdc in next 2 sts, repeat *to* 1 time, hdc in next 2 sts, dec hdc over next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 2 popcorn sts, 4 ch 1 sp, 11 hdc, 4 blhdc

Round 16: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, *, blhdc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 1 time, hdc in last 8 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 11 hdc, 4 popcorn sts, 4 blhdc, 2 ch 1 sp

Round 17:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st*, blhdc in next st, dec blhdc over next 2 sts, blhdc in next st,  repeat *to* 1 time, hdc in next 3 sts, dec hdc over next 2 sts, hdc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 10 hdc, 3 blhdc, 4 ch 1 sp, 2 popcorn sts

Round 18:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *popcorn in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1 sp *, blhdc in next st, dec blhdc over next 2 sts, repeat *to* 1 time, hdc in next 2 sts, dec hdc over next 2 sts, hdc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 9 hdc, 2 blhdc, 2 ch 1 sp, 4 popcorn sts.

Round 19:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, sk popcorn st, popcorn in next ch 1 sp, sk popcorn, sk st, blhdc in next 2 sts, sk popcorn st, popcorn in next ch 1 sp sk popcorn st, hdc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 8 hdc, 2 blhdc, 2 popcorn sts

Round 20:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, sk popcorn st, dec hdc over next 2 sts, sk popcorn st, hdc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, hdc in last st, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 8 hdc

Finish off leaving long tail, weave tail through 8 sts and draw close. Secure.

Right Mitten

Ch 24, join with sl st

Round 1-3:  Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st. = 24 sc

Round 4: Ch 2(Counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in each st across, do not join. = 24 hdc

Round 5-7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 24 hdc

Round 8: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st around, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 24 hdc

Round 9:  Ch 2, hdc in next 12 sts, ch 1, sk st, popcorn st in next st, ch 1, sk st, popcorn st in next st, ch 1, sk st, hdc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sk st, popcorn st in next st, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 18 hdc, 2 popcorn sts, 4 ch 1 sp

Round 10:  Ch 2, hdc in next 12 sts, popcorn st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1, blhdc in next 5 sts, popcorn in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in ch 1, join to top of ch 2. = 13 hdc, 4 popcorn sts, 5 blhdc, 2 ch 1 sp

Round 11:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, blhdc in next 5 sts, ch 1 sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, join with sl st to top of ch 2. =13 hdc, 5 blhdc, 4 ch 1 sp, 2 popcorn sts.

Round 12-14: repeat rounds 10 & 11

Round 15:  Ch 2, hdc in next st, dec over next 2 sts, hdc in next 5 st, dec over net 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, blhdc in next st, dec blhdc over next 2 sts, blhdc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn set in ch 1, ch  1, sk popcorn st. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 4 blhdc, 2 popcorn st, 11 hdc, 4 ch 1 sp

Round 16:  Ch 2, hdc in next 11 sts, popcorn st in ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1, blhdc in next 4 sts, popcorn in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in ch 1, join to top of ch 2.= 12 hdc, 4 blhdc, 4 popcorn sts

Round 17:  Ch 2, hdc in next 3 sts, dec hdc over next 2 sts, hdc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in next ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, blhdc in next st, dec blhdc over next 2 sts, blhdc in next st, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 3 blhdc, 10 hdc, 2 popcorn st, 4 ch 1

Round 18:  Ch 2, hdc in next 3 sts, dec hdc over next 2 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, popcorn st in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, pocorn st in ch 1, blhdc in next st, dec blhdc over next 2 sts, popcorn st in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 4 popcorn sts, 2 ch 1, 9 hdc, 2 blhdc

Round 19:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, ch 1, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, blhdc in next 2 sts, sk popcorn st, popcorn st in ch 1, ch 1, sk popcorn st, join with sl st in top of ch 2. = 8 hdc, 2 blhdc, 2 popcorn, 4 ch 1

Round 20:  Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, sk popcorn st, dec hdc over next 2 sts, sk popcorn st, join with sl st to top of ch 2. =8 hdc.

Finish off leaving long tail, weave tail through 8 sts and draw close. Secure.

Thumbs- Repeat on both mittens

Join yarn at bottom center of thumb opening

Round 1:  Ch 2, 11 hdc evenly around opening, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 12 hdc

Round 2:  Ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, sc dec over next 2 sts, hdc in last 5 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 10 hdc & 1 sc

Round 3:  Ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, sc dec over next 2 sts, hdc in last 4 sts. = 9 hdc & 1 sc

Round 4:  Ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, sc dec over next 2 sts, hdc in last 3 sts. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 8 hdc & 1 sc

Rounds 6 – 9: Ch 2, hdc around, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 9 hdc.

Finish off leaving long tail, weave tail through 8 sts and draw close. Secure.

Cuffs – Repeat on both mittens

Join yarn in st directly below base of thumb in round 1.

Round 1: Ch 1, sc  in each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 24 sc

Round 2: Ch 2, bphdc around next st,*fphdc around next st, bphdc around next st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st around beginning ch 2. = 12 bphdc & 12 fphdc

Round 3-6 repeat round 2.

Finish off and weave in ends.

Congratulations!! You now have a pair of Mittens for Mommy!!

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.

Boreal Bun Hat… Free Crochet Pattern!

Boreal Bun Hat… Free Crochet Pattern!

Boreal Bun Hat

Add this Free Crochet Pattern to your Ravelry favorites for easy access…  Click Here!!


Super simple messy bun hat!!  The  Boreal Bun Hat uses simple stitching and self stripping Boreal yarn by Premier Yarns to make this a quick and easy project…  Do you need to get out the door quickly?? Just pull your hair up through the top and whip it into a messy bun… Quick, Simple and you are out the door looking fashionable this season!!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Materials ~

Yarn ~ 150 Yards of worsted weight wool yarn.  I used Premier Yarns Boreal in Kingfisher -2 Skeins

Hook ~ K

Elastic Hairband

Size ~

22″ circumference un-streatched  and 9″ height

Stitches ~

St – Stitch     Ch – Chain      Sp – Space      Sk – Skip      Sl St – Slip Stitch      Sc – Single Crochet     Hdc – Half Double Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     Fpdc – Front Post Double Crochet

*Shell – 3 dc in designated st.

*Reverse Sc

Instructions~

Round 1:  52 foundation sc (or ch 53, turn sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across), join with sl st to beginning sc being very careful not to twist the project = 52 sc.*The foundation sc is a bit more stretchy and will make a better base.

Round 2:  Ch 3(counts as Dc now and throughout), sk st, 3dc in next st, *sk st, dc in next st, sk st, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* around, join around beg dc(this will make the joining st look like a fpdc by going around and not in the st). = 13 shells & 13 dc

Rounds 2 – 15:  Ch 3, *3dc shell in next st(this will be the 1st st of shell from previous round), sk 2 sts, fpdc around the next dc*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st around beginning dc. = 13 shells & 13 fpdc

*Attaching hairband – Ch 1, sc around the hairband into each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc.

BRIM

With right side still facing(outside of hat), join yarn in any st of beginning foundation sc row

Round 1:  Ch 1, sc in each st around, join to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Round 2 & 3:  Ch 2(counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 52 hdc

Round 4:  Ch 1, reverse sc around, join with sl st to beginning st. = 52 rev sc

Finish off, weave in ends.

Congratulations, you now have a Boreal Bun Hat!!!

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 blogwebsite 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.

%d bloggers like this: