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Crochet with Me Winter CAL…. Cast Your Vote!!

Crochet with Me Winter CAL…. Cast Your Vote!!

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We are winding down and finishing up the Fall Crochet with Me CAL…  So,,, Now it is time to choose our next CAL project!!

This go around,,, I decided to let it be FAN CHOICE!!  I have made a list of 7 really great afghans to choose from… I bet you will love all of them,,, So I provided the links to each on just in case you want to make one a little later…  The Poll will be open until December 20th, 2014… Then I will post the winner and the materials needed to get started in January 2015!!

So… Check out the afghan choices,,, Then head to the Poll at the bottom to cast your vote!!


1. Neat Ripple Pattern Afghan.. By Lucy at Attic 24  This is a simple, fun afghan and color choices are limitless!!!  If you haven’t stopped by Attic 24, Make sure you do!  Lots of great crocheting going on over there!!


2. Lumberjack Flannelghan Posted on Crochetville,  This fun, rustic afghan is one I have admired for several years…  Crochetville did this as a Crochet along too…


3. Arrowhead Striped Afghan by Caron, Fresh and clean… With a unique look… This afghan would be a one of a kind piece in any room!!


4. Moroccan Tile Afghan by Moogly,  This is another colorful afghan that has fun stitching to make each project turn out unique!!


5. Wool Eater Afghan by Sarah London, This fun afghan is a great winter project and will keep you warm all year-long!


6. Rainbow Dash Afghan… by ME… Beatrice Ryan Designs!  If chosen,, We will make this into a full size afghan!!

Rainbow Dash Baby Blanket Free Pattern

7.  Beatrice Ryan Designs Original Design… Last year our CAL  was designed week by week and was a Surprise Pattern!  This is fun… And you don’t know what you will get until the end…lol

winter surprise


Ok… Now for the voting!!  You can vote for you top 3 choices,,, Let’s have some fun!!!

Vote for the next Crochet With Me Winter CAL!

  • 7. Surprise Winter CAL Afghan by Beatrice Ryan Designs (22%, 189 Votes)
  • 3. Arrowhead Stripped Afghan by Caron (16%, 137 Votes)
  • 6. Rainbow Dash Afghan by Beatrice Ryan Designs (14%, 120 Votes)
  • 5. Wooleater Afghan by Sarah London (14%, 118 Votes)
  • 4. Moroccan Tile Afghan by Moogly (13%, 113 Votes)
  • 1. Neat Ripple Pattern by Attic 24 (11%, 96 Votes)
  • 2. Lumberjack Flannelghan by Crochetville (10%, 88 Votes)

Total Voters: 517

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Happy Crocheting!!


Crochet with Me… Week 10 CAL!!

Crochet with Me… Week 10 CAL!!

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The finish line is in sight!!!  We have been crocheting for 10 weeks and this week we will be finishing up this fun Vintage Fan Ripple Blanket!!!  I hope you have had fun watching and crocheting along!!!  I love mine and it will be a treasure for sure around my house…

Here is my progress picture showing 22 sections completed… And our family dog Charlie,,, Always trying to get in the action!!  I think he would crochet if he could!!!


week 10 cal

Week 10 Crochet with Me Weekly Assignment…

This is it,,, We will be doing 2 more sections to make it 24 color sections and then the final rows as described in the pattern by A Creative Being… Click here to get the instructions!!

When you are done… Make sure to email me your picture to [email protected]!!  It has been fun seeing this great afghan in different color versions!!!


Next week I will post a final picture of mine and any others that have decided to share!!

Stay tuned tomorrow to begin our voting for Winter 2015 Crochet With Me CAL… I will be posting 7 different pictures and afghans to choose from… So don’t miss out!!


Happy Crocheting!!


Queen’s Cowl… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Queen’s Cowl… Free Crochet Pattern!!

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This Royal Looking Crochet Cowl is just that,, Queen’s Cowl will turn any wardrobe into a fashion statement fit for a Queen!  Not only is it beautiful… This Free Crochet Pattern is Simple and Quick to make… You can wear it several ways! And… It is another one skein project too!


Queen’s Cowl

Queens Cowl

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      • 99 Yards of Bulky Yarn ~ Pictured above in Premier Yarns, Isaac Mizrahi Craft Yarn in Carnegie Hill
  • Hook ~ N
  • 1 1/2″- 2″ Button


Ch ~ Chain

Sc ~ Single Crochet

Dec Sc ~ Decrease Single Crochet:  Insert hook in next stitch and pull up a loop, again-insert hook in the next stitch and draw up another loop (you should now have 3 loops on hook), Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Decrease made.

*This pattern is made by crocheting in the back loop of each stitch.



Chain 21

Row 1:  Working in one loop of each chain, Sc in 2nd Ch from hook and each chain across. = 20 Sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, Turn, Sc in the Back Loop of each stitch across now and throughout. = 20 SC

Rows 3-45:  Repeat Row 2

Row 46:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc in the next 16 Stitches, Dec Sc. = 18 Sc

Row 47:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc in the next 14 Stitches, Dec Sc. = 16 Sc

Row 48:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc in the next 12 Stitches, Dec Sc. = 14 Sc

Row 49:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc in the next 10 Stitches, Dec Sc. = 12 Sc

Row 50:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc in the next 8 Stitches, Dec Sc. = 10 Sc

Row 51:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc in the next 6 Stitches, Dec Sc. = 8 Sc

Row 52 (Buttonhole Row):  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, Sc 1, Ch 2, Skip next 2 Stitches, Sc 1, Dec Sc. = 6 Stitches(includes chains)

Row 53:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc, 2 Sc in the Ch 2 Space, Dec Sc. = 4 Sc

Row 54:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc 2 times. = 2 Sc

Row 55:  Ch 1, Turn, Dec Sc. = 1 Sc

Finish off and weave in ends.

Sew button in the center of Row 8.


Queens Cowl Free Pattern

This Queen’s  Cowl would be a great gift too!!  So get your hooks out and fancy yarns and whip up a few just in time for Christmas!!

Queens Cowl Free Pattern


This pattern was originally posted on Skip to My Lou as a Guest Post!!!  Hop over and check her site out,,, Lot’s of great DIY ideas!!

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