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Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Amazing Grace Crochet Charity Drive…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Amazing Grace Crochet Charity Drive…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and you all know how much I like to support the cause!!!  Are you participating in the Amazing Grace Crochet Charity Drive and your chance for the fun Prize Package??

Amazing Grace Prize Package Giveaway

Only 4 more weeks to get your donations mailed into me for the big donation to Crochet For Cancer!!

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Hopefully you will try to make a few of the Amazing Grace Free Patterns for this event!!

Amazing Grace Collage

Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf

For all the details on this event… Click Here or on the Amazing Grace Crochet Charity Drive Tab at the top of the page!!

 

Crochet with Me!!  Brand new weekly crochet segment…

Crochet with Me!! Brand new weekly crochet segment…

Crochet with Me

Join me each week  for my new segment.. Crochet with Me!!

How would you like to hang out with a group of girlfriends and make fun, fabulous afghans??  You have found the right place!!  Every couple of months I will pick a fun afghan to make… I will post the link to the free pattern by a great designer and we will get hookin’!!   Each week I will assign a few rows to complete by our next segment,,, Yep.. You guessed it~ This is a Crochet Along!

I will post a new “Crochet with Me” segment each week to show my progress with the featured afghan…  I will talk about the pattern, the designer, the yarn and stitches used in the  project… For those of you who join me on this fun adventure… You can email me you progress photos and I will include your photos in the segment too!!

Are you ready to Crochet with Me??  Let’s get started!!

For our first project I have chosen an afghan I have been wanting to make for years… The Vintage Fan Ripple Afghan!

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Vintage Fan Ripple Afghan…

 Photo is  from ~ A Creative Being’s version of this great afghan…

 

This pattern has been around forever, You can find several patterns for this around the web!  I have chosen to use the pattern and tutorial that was provided by Wink over at A Creative Being!!  She has a great eye for color and her photo tutorial is wonderful too!! So… Let’s get started!!  Here is what you will need to get started…

Head over to A Creative Being’s website to grab the instructions… and make sure you say hi while you are there!! Click Here for the pattern…

Next… Gather your supplies… Yarn, hook and other crochet necessities!

Then… Get Hookin’!!

Weekly Row Assignment…  Choose how large you would like your afghan to be and Complete 2 color segments… She has this listed in steps instead of rows… So it will be step one, then repeat step 2-5 twice for two color sections… Each section of color is a repeat of steps 2-5!

I cant wait to see how we do with our first couple rows… Make sure to email me you pictures for next weeks Crochet with Me segment!!

 

Yarn

Here is the yarn I have chosen… It is Red Heart Yarn… I am sooooo excited to see how this turns out!!

Happy Crocheting… See you next week for Crochet with Me!!

Elena

Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf ~ Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf ~ Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf

The Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf is the 11th free pattern in the Amazing Grace Series!!  This is a versatile pattern that can be worn in may ways! You can be warm and cozy while still being fashionable!!

 

Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf - Free Crochet Pattern

If you love this pattern… You can save it to your Ravelry favorites and queue……Click Here!


Keeping in the style of the Amazing Grace Stitch Pattern… This infinity scarf pattern is the same great style, with a fashionable multi purpose effect!  The Amazing Grace Free Crochet Pattern Series is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness and my dearest friend Sandra Kay Gilb who passed away in 2007 from this unfortunate disease.  Please consider paying it forward to those who are suffering or recovering from cancer by donating items made from my free patterns

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Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf

Materials

Yarn ~ 250-300 yards Worsted Weight Yarn Total(Cascade Yarns Pacific Color Waves #315, 1.5 balls)

 

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Hook ~ K

Scissors and Yarn Needle

 

Stitches

St – Stitch      Sl St – Slip Stitch      Sp – Space       Sk – Skip       Ch – Chain      Sc – Single Crochet      Dc – Double Crochet      Rev Sc -Reverse Single Crochet

 

Instructions

Ch 150

Join to the beginning with a Sl St… Being very careful not to twist the chain!

You will be working in the round

Row 1:  Ch 1, Sc in each St around. Join with Sl St to beginning Sc. = 150 Sc

Row 2:  Ch 1,  Sc in the 1st St, Ch 2, Sc in the same St, Sk 2 Sts, *(Sc,Ch2, Sc) All in the next St, Sk 2 Sts*. Repeat * * Around. Join with Sl St to beginning Sc. = 50 Ch 2 Sps

Row 3:  Sl St in next Ch 2 Sp, Ch 3(Counts as 1st Dc now and throughout), 2 Dc in same Ch 2 Sp as beginning Ch 3, *3 Dc in next Ch 2 Sp*. Repeat * * Around. Join with Sl St to the top of beginning Ch 3. = 50 3Dc Clusters

Row 4:  Sl St in next St (Center Dc of previous row 3Dc cluster), Ch 1, (Sc,Ch2,Sc) all in the same St, Sk 2 Sts, * (Sc,Ch2,Sc) in next St, Sk 2 Sts*. Repeat * * Around. Join with Sl St to beginning Sc. = 50 Ch 2 Sps

Rows 5-14: Repeat Rows 3 & 4 five more times

Row 15: Repeat Row 3 one more time

Top Edging:

Ch 1, Rev Sc Around, Join to beginning. Finish Off. = 150 Rev Sc

Bottom Edging:

Join with Sl St to any stitch on the bottom edge. Ch 1, Rev Sc Around. Join to beginning. Finish Off. = 150 Rev Sc

Weave ends in.

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Congratulations!!!! You have completed your Amazing Grace Infinity Scarf… Enjoy!

Stop by the Amazing Grace Crochet Charity Page to see how you can make a difference!! Click here or on the tab at the top of the page

 

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

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