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Eye of the Storm Square… Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Eye of the Storm Square… Free Crochet Pattern!!!



This fun, whimsical square was so much fun to make!! I couldn’t decide on which color scheme I wanted, so I have made it in two different sets… I hope you love both! For both squares, I used Red Heart With Love Yarn..

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For this square I used the following colors:

  • A – White
  • B – Sand
  • C – Light Gray
  • D – Light Pink
  • E – Dark Pink
  • F – Dark Gray

For this square I used the following colors:

  • A – Daffodil
  • B – Mango
  • C – Hot Pink
  • D – Jadite
  • E – Mallard
  • F – Aubergine

This is a 12 x 12 Square once blocked.

Supplies:

Yarn – 7 colors of your choice, approximately 20- 25 yards of each color.

Hook – J


*Tip – You will be working in the round

*Tip – You will not turn work over every row, only when indicated

*Tip – This square will need to be blocked when done to get a nice shape.


Stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Bl – Back Loop
  • Fl – Front Loop
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • Dec – Decrease
  • V St – Dc, Ch 1, Dc in designated stitch

Instructions:

Starting with color A

Round 1: Ch 2, 6 blsc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st to beginning blsc. =6 blsc

Round 2: Ch 1, 3 blsc in st, blsc in next st, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 12 blsc Finish off

Join color B in any middle 3blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 3: Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 3 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 3 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 24 bldc Finish off

Join color C in any middle 5bldc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 4: Ch 1, 5 blsc in st, *blsc in next 7 sts, 5 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, blsc in next 7 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 36 blsc Finish off

Join color D in any middle 5blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 5: Ch 3, 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 11 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 11 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 48 bldc Finish off

Join color E in any middle 5bldc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 6: Ch 1, 5 blsc in st, *blsc in next 15 sts, 5 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, blsc in next 15 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 60 blsc Finish off

Join color F in any middle 5blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 7: Ch 3, 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 19 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 19 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 72 bldc Finish off

*Tip – Place markers in the 3 corner stitches

*Tip – To fill in the square you will work in rows

Working down the side of the triangle on the right side, join color E to the 1st st to the left of any middle corner 5bldc group

Row 8: Ch1, blsc in 23 sts. = 23 blsc

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 19 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 21 flsc

Row 10: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 17 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 19 blsc

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 15 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 17 flsc

Row 12: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 13 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 15 blsc

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 11 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 13 flsc

Row 14: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 9 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 11 blsc

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 7 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 9 flsc

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 5 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 7 blsc

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 3 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 5 flsc

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 1 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 3 blsc Finish off

Working down the left side of the triangle on the right side, join color D in the 1st st to the left of the middle corner 5bldc

Row 19: Ch 3, bldc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 6 sts, blsc in next 6 sts, blslst in next 5 sts(make sure they are not tight), . =6 bldc, 6 blhdc, 6 blsc & 5 blslst

Row 20: Turn, flslst in 1st 6 sts, flsc i next 6 sts, flhdc in next 6 sts, fldc in next 5 sts. = 6 flslst, 6 flsc, 6 flhdc & 5 fldc

Row 21: Ch 3, turn, bldc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 5 sts, blsc in next 4 sts, blslst in next 5 sts, leave remaining 3 sts unworked. = 6 bldc, 5 blhdc, 4 blsc, 5 blslst. Finish off

Working down the last side , join color C in the bl of the 1st st to the left of the middle st.

Row 22: Blslst in next 9 sts, blsc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 4 sts, bldc in last 4 sts. = 10 blslst(includes joining slst), 5 blsc, 4 blhdc & 4 bldc

Row 23: Ch 3, turn, fldc in next 4 sts, flhdc in next 4 sts, flsc in next 3 sts, flslst in next 2 sts, leave remaining sts unworked. = 5 fldc, 4 flhdc, 3 flsc & 2 flslst. Finish off

Block Edging

Join on right side with color F in corner st where color F is the only middle st of the original triange left as a corner(top right corner in the picture above) and working across row 23

Round 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in st, sc in next 22 sts, 3 sc in top of ch 3 st, sc 22 sts evenly across 2nd edge of square in sides of the rows, 3 sc in middle corner st of row 18, working down the 3rd side, sc 22 sts evenly in the sides of rows, 3 sc in top of the ch 3 from row 21, sc in next 22 sts, join with sl st to the beginning sc. = 100 sc

Round 2: Ch 1, blsc in st, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 24 sts*, Repeat *to* 3 more times ending with 23 blsc’s instead of 24. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 blsc Finish off

Join color C in any corner st

Round 3: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, {*sk 2 sts, Vst in next st*, Repeat *to* 7 more times, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to*8 times, sk 2 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 32 Vsts & 4- 5 dc groups Finish off

Join color B in middle corner st

Round 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *sk 1 st, Vst in next st, Vst in next 8 Vsts, Vst in next st, Sk st(also sk dc of Vst), 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sk st, Vst in next st, Vst in next 8 Vsts, Vst in next st, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 Vsts & 4 – 3dc groups Finish off

Join Color A to any middle corner st

Round 5: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, *Vst in next 10 Vsts, sk st, 5 dc in next st, sk st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, Vst in next 10 Vsts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 Vsts & 4 – 5dc groups Finish off

Join color F in any middle corner st

Round 6: Ch 1, 3 sc in st, sc in next 34 sts, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 34 sts*, repeat *to* 3 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 148 sc Finish off

Congratulations,,, You now have an Eye of the Storm Square!!! Make as many as you like to make pillows, afghans and other fun projects!


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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 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.

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12!!

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12!!



2020 Crochet with Me, Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 12!! The final stitching week! It has been so much fun stitching this afghan with all of you, I hope you enjoyed it too… With the crazy pandemic year, this has seemed to help get me through the Shelter-In Place and I hope it has helped you too… I love this years afghan so much.. Each year I say that lol. As you finish up this last week, I hope it will bring you joy and peace… And when we look back next year when we start the 8th Annual Project… We will see a whole new future! And stay tuned soon for this pattern to be available as a PDF in full!

If this is your first Mystery CAL with me… Check out the past 6 years of the Winter Mystery Afghans and all of the other CAL’s we have done in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page! Each week I will post a easy section for you to complete, and in 12 weeks… You will have a fun, whimsical afghan! And don’t worry, this project will stay posted in case you want to start it anytime!

Don’t forget to add this project to your Ravelry favorites… Click Here!!


There are a few prizes involved in this years 2020 Winter Mystery Afghan CAL..

Grand Prize – There will be a $50 Amazon Gift Card for 1 lucky winner at the end of the CAL. The grand prize will be drawn on Sunday May 31st 2020. To be eligible, you must email a picture and permission by Friday May 29th, 2020 to [email protected] showing your completed project. I previously had the Grand Prize entry to be due by May 22nd, but since that is Memorial day weekend, I bumped it out another week. Entries will be numbered by the order they arrive and the number will be drawn using a random number generator.

Monday Treasure Hunt Weekly Prize – Each Monday starting March 2nd, 2020 a $10 Amazon Gift Card will be given away to one member in the Beatrice Ryan Designs C AL Group on Facebook. Each Monday, a post will be made explaining the rules to enter. The entry time will only last part of the day… so stay tuned in the group! This upcoming Monday will be the last Monday Treasure Hunt.


Here is my color line up… You can choose your colorway to be in any order you like… The way my eye liked my colors was from lightest to darkest… A~White B~Stone C~Sweet Pink D~Light Gray E~Cameo F~Pewter


Stitches:

  • Ch – Chain
  • St – Stitch
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Picot ~ Sc in st, ch 3, sl st in base of sc just made

Instructions:

*This week we will be once again working on side edging using one of my favorite stitches… Moss Stitch and the Picot stitch… Super easy and quick! We will be finishing both edges

We will be starting with working around the end of edging rows… I have some pics to follow to help with placement.

With Right side facing, join color F with a sl st in the last stitch of color F picot row(see pic below) where the Picot is closest to the edge.

Row 156: Ch 1, working in the end of border rows, work 1 sc in each color F, A, B, C & D(5sc total), in last color end of row(color E) work 3 picot sts and 1 more sc in same st(this finishes the corner), *sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk st*, repeat *to* across to the last st, (sc, 3 picot sts) in the last st, turn to work on the end of row border, 1 sc in each of the next 5 colors D, C, B, A, F, sl st in the next st and finish off. = 2- 3picot groups, 121 sc & 104 ch 1 sps.

Turn to work on the opposite boarder with right side facing.

Join Color F in the side row edge in color F(see pic)

Row 157: Repeat row 156 ending with a sl st in the base of the last picot from the row, similar to how you joined in row 156.

Just block the project into shape and you are all set!!!

Below are pics of the 2 different final corners.

That’s it!!! You now have completed your 2020 Crochet with Me Mystery Winter Afghan!!! I can’t wait to see all of your projects!!



Don’t forget to follow me on my social media sites for more fun!

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I hope you love this project!!  Make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page and make sure to share around social media too! Why share?? Because it shares our Love of Crochet!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 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.

Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Winter Afghan Crochet Along… Week 11!!

Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Winter Afghan Crochet Along… Week 11!!



Well, this week really brings us close to the end of our 12 Week project.. We will be working on the opposite side border and with only one week to go, our 2020 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along is almost complete… Almost not a mystery any longer!

If this is your first Mystery CAL with me… Check out the past 6 years of the Winter Mystery Afghans and all of the other CAL’s we have done in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page! Each week I will post a easy section for you to complete, and in 12 weeks… You will have a fun, whimsical afghan! 

Don’t forget to add this project to your Ravelry favorites… Click Here!!


For the Material List and all of CAL details…

Click HERE!!! For Week 1 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 2 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 3 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 4 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 5 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 6 Instructions…

Click Here!!! for Week 7 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 8 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 9 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 10 Instructions…


There are a few prizes involved in this years 2020 Winter Mystery Afghan CAL..

Grand Prize – There will be a $50 Amazon Gift Card for 1 lucky winner at the end of the CAL. The grand prize will be drawn on Sunday May 24th 2020. To be eligible, you must email a picture and permission by Friday May 22nd, 2020 to [email protected] showing your completed project. Entries will be numbered by the order they arrive and the number will be drawn using a random number generator.

Monday Treasure Hunt Weekly Prize – Each Monday starting March 2nd, 2020 a $10 Amazon Gift Card will be given away to one member in the Beatrice Ryan Designs C AL Group on Facebook. Each Monday, a post will be made explaining the rules to enter. The entry time will only last part of the day… so stay tuned in the group!


Here is my color line up… You can choose your colorway to be in any order you like… The way my eye liked my colors was from lightest to darkest… A~White B~Stone C~Sweet Pink D~Light Gray E~Cameo F~Pewter


Stitches:

  • Ch – Chain
  • St – Stitch
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet

Instructions:

*This week we will be once again working on side edging using one of my favorite stitches… Moss Stitch. Super easy and quick! This week is the opposite side!

Working with the Right Side Facing, join Color F to the opposite side edge in the far righthand sc.

Row 150: Ch 1, working down the side edge, 2 sc in 1st sc of side row, *ch 1, sk 1, sc in next st*, repeat *to* across, sc in last sc of side row. =107sc & 104 ch 1. *Keep this sided Marked as your right side for future reference*

Finish off

Join Color A with sl st where you FO

Row 151: Ch 1, turn, sc in st, *ch 1, sk 1, sc in ch 1*, repeat *to* across ending with ch 1, sk st, sc in last st. = 106 sc & 105 ch 1

Finish Off

Join Color B with sl st where you FO

Row 152: Ch 1, turn, sc in st, *sc in ch 1, ch 1, sk st*, repeat *to* across ending with sc in ch 1, sc in last st. = 107 sc & 104 ch 1

Finish Off

Join Color C with sl st where you FO

Row 153: Repeat row 151

Finish Off

Join Color D with sl st where you FO

Row 154: Repeat row 152

Finish Off

Join Color E with sl st where you FO

Row 155: Repeat row 151

Finish off

That’s it.. You now have completed Week 11.. Join me next week for the final Week 12 as we move closer to our finish line!!! Next week is fairly quick and easy giving everyone a chance to catch up and get ready for showing off their projects in the upcoming Grand Finale Fan Picture Post and Grand Prize Drawing!



Don’t forget to follow me on my social media sites for more fun!

FacebookTwitterInstagramMy CAL Facebook Group, and Pinterest

I hope you love this project!!  Make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page and make sure to share around social media too! Why share?? Because it shares our Love of Crochet!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 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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