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Whimsical Autumn Afghan.. Mystery CAL Week 2!!!

Whimsical Autumn Afghan.. Mystery CAL Week 2!!!

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Wow.. Week 1 flew by and so many beautiful squares are now complete! I have loved seeing all of them in our Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group!

This is week 2 of the 10 week Whimsical Autumn Afghan Mystery CAL!!! Join me over the next 9 weeks to make this whimsical project! Finish just in time for Thanksgiving.

You can find all of the details for Materials and CAL info by clicking here! And you can get Week 1 by Clicking Here! Or they will all be listed permanently in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page!! If you are ready… Let’s get started on Week 2…

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

This week you will make 5 of the Second Style of Granny Squares… There will be a total of 4 different square styles in different color combinations… Each week I will list the color sequence to follow and how many, plus the written instructions! I hope you enjoy this Fall Project as we make it together!!

And don’t forget, for the fans who finish their project by November 30th, 2019… There is a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card!!!! More details at the end of the CAL…


Yarn Colors ~ 

A – Claret B – Gold(or Sunflower) C – Ocean D – Deep Purple(or Deep Violet) *You can you your own color combinations if you like!

Stitches ~

St – Stitch Sk – Skip Sp – Space Sl St – Slip Stitch Ch – Chain Sc – Single Crochet Dc – Double Crochet Hdc – Half Double Crochet Trc – Treble Crochet Dtrc – Double Treble Crochet

Size ~

9″ x 9″ each square – Finished Afghan approx. 48″ x 66″

Make 5 Squares in the following color sequences:

1: A,B,C,D,A,B,C,D 2: B,C,D,A,B,C,D,A 3: C,D,A,B,C,D,A,B 4: D,A,B,C,D,A,B,C 5: A,C,B,D,A,C,B,D

Instructions ~

*You will be changing colors each round, follow the color sequences above for each square.

*You will only turn the last 2 rounds

Round 1:  Ch4, 9 Dc in the 4th Ch from hook (The first 3 chains count as a Dc), Join with Sl St to top of Beginning Ch. = 10 Dc Finish off

Round 2: Join in any st, Ch 3 (Counts as Dc now and throughout), Dc in the same St as Beginning, 2 Dc in each St around. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 20 Dc Finish off

Round 3: Join in any st, Ch 3, Dc in same St, Dc in the next St, *2 Dc in the next St, Dc in the next St*, Repeat * * around. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 30 Dc Finish off

Round 4: Join in any st, Ch 3, Dc in same St, Dc in the next 2 Sts, * 2 Dc in the next St, Dc in the next 2 Sts*, Repeat * * Around. Join with Sl St to beginning. = 40 Sc Finish Off

Round 5: Join in any st, Ch1, Sc in the same St, Sc in the next St, *Hdc in the next 2 Sts, Dc in the next St, (Trc, Dtrc, Trc) all in the next St(Corner Made), Dc in next St, Hdc in the next 2 Sts, Sc in the next 3 Sts*, Repeat * * around 3 more times, ending with a Sc in the last St (Instead of Sc in next 3 Sts), Join with Sl St to beginning Sc. Finish off = 48 Sts

Round 6: Join in any dtrc, ch 3, (2dc, ch2, 3dc) in same st, * ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next dtrc*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4 – ch 2 sp, 16 – ch 1sp & 20 – 3dc groups. Finish off

Round 7: Turn, Join in any ch 2 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3dc) in ch 2 sp, *ch1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch 2 sp, 20-ch 1 sp & 24-3dc groups Finish off

Round 8: Turn, join yarn in any st, ch 1, sc in each st, sc in each ch 1 sp & 3 sc in each ch 2 sp, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 104 sc Finish off

That’s it!! You now have Square Style 2 complete! Make 4 more in the color sequences.

You will want to block your squares in to shape.. I did mine as they were finished using the wet method on blocking squares…

Meet me back here next week for Week 3, Square Style 3!! I hope you are loving your first 10 squares.. I love mine and can’t wait to see how all of our mystery afghans turn out!!



*Join Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Group for all the latest post, fan pictures and community help!

*Add your project in Ravelry, Click here!


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

FacebookTwitterGoogle+InstagramMy CAL Facebook Group, and Pinterest

Sign up for a great Crochet Newsletter from All Free Crochet for access to more great patterns.. Click Here!!

And don’t miss out with one of my favorite crochet sites.. All Free Crochet.. Check out my designer page.. Click here!


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 2019 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.


Whimsical Autumn Afghan… Mystery Crochet Along!  Week 1

Whimsical Autumn Afghan… Mystery Crochet Along! Week 1

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Are you ready to start a fun, Fall afghan? This is week 1 of the 10 week Whimsical Autumn Afghan Mystery CAL!!! Join me over the next 10 weeks to make this whimsical project! Finish just in time for Thanksgiving.

You can find all of the details for materials and CAL info by clicking here! Or they will all be listed permanently in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page!! If you are ready… Let’s get started on Week 1…

Dont forget to add this project to your Ravelry favorites!!! Click here…

This week you will make 5 of the first style of Granny Squares… There will be a total of 4 different square styles in different color combinations… Each week I will list the color sequence to follow and how many, plus the written instructions! I hope you enjoy this Fall Project as we make it together!!


Yarn Colors ~

A – Claret B – Gold(or Sunflower) C – Ocean D – Deep Purple(or Deep Violet) *You can you your own color combinations if you like!

Stitches ~

St – Stitch Sp – Space Sl St – Slip Stitch Ch – Chain Sc – Single Crochet Dc – Double Crochet

Gauge ~

3″x 3″ = 9 dc x 5 rows of Double Crochet – I recommend doing a gauge swatch to help assure your afghan turns out approximately the same size as designed .

Size ~

9″ x 9″ each square – Finished Afghan approx. 48″ x 66″

Make 5 Squares in the following color sequences:

1: A & B 2: B & C 3: C & D 4: D & A 5: A & C

Instructions ~

*Odd rounds are the right side, even rounds are the wrong side

Color 1

Round 1: Ch 4, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 2, 3 dc in same sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 2, join with sl st to the top of beginning ch. = 4-ch 2 sp & 4-3dc groups

Round 2: Turn, sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), (2dc, ch 2, 3dc) in sp, *ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 4-ch2 sp, 4-ch1 sp & 8-3dc groups Finish Off

Color 2

Round 3: Turn, join new color with sl st in any ch 2 sp, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch2 sp, 8-ch1 sp & 12-3dc groups

Round 4: Turn, sl st in ch 1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch2 sp, 12-ch1 sp & 16 3dc groups Finish Off

Color 1

Round 5: Turn, join new color yarn in any ch 2 sp, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3dc) in sp, *ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp *, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch 2sp, 16-ch1 sp & 20-3dc groups

Round 6: Turn, sl st in ch1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, *ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch 2 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 4-ch2 sp, 20-ch1 sp & 24-3dc groups Finish Off

Color 2

Round 7: Turn, join yarn in any st, ch 1, sc in each st, sc in each ch 1 sp & 3 sc in each ch 2 sp, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 104 sc Finish off

That’s it!! You now have Square style 1 complete! Make 4 more in the color sequences.

You will want to block your squares in to shape.. I did mine as they were finished using the steam method on blocking squares…

My first 5 squares blocking!
Love using blocking boards for granny squares!

Meet me back here next week for Week 2, Square Style 2!!


*Join Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Group for all the latest post, fan pictures and community help!

*Add your project in Ravelry, Click here!


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

FacebookTwitterGoogle+InstagramMy CAL Facebook Group, and Pinterest

Sign up for a great Crochet Newsletter from All Free Crochet for access to more great patterns.. Click Here!!

And don’t miss out with one of my favorite crochet sites.. All Free Crochet.. Check out my designer page.. Click here!

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 2019 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.

Whimsical Autumn Afghan Mystery Crochet Along

Whimsical Autumn Afghan Mystery Crochet Along

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Are you ready for a fun, Fall Crochet Along?? This 10 week mystery CAL is made up of 4 different granny square style patterns, 35 squares total and once it is put together, you will have a beautiful Whimsical Autumn Afghan!!!

I hope you will join me in all the fun… It begins with the Material List today.(this does not count in the 10 weeks).. Then on September 15th, the first set of instructions will be posted… The final set of instructions will be November 17th, just in time to finish by Thanksgiving!!! Also a great holiday gift idea!!!

Here are the details:

*10 Weeks beginning September 15th

*All weekly instructions will be available in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of this page

*Approx size ~ 48″ x 66″

*Grand Prize – $50 Amazon Gift Card – Open to all participants who finish the project by November 30th. More details coming.

*Join Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Group for all the latest post, fan pictures and community help!

*Add your project in Ravelry, Click here!

*Material List: The pattern is based on 4 colors and will turn out best if you stick with this. But if you want to use more or less.. Your unique afghan will be awesome [email protected]

Yarn ~ Caron One Pound 812 Yards Each in Claret, Gold(or Sunflower), Ocean and Deep Purple(or Deep Violet) 3200 yds recommended

Hook ~ I or size to meet gauge. I used a Laurel Hill Hook, my favorite!

Yarn Needle

Blocking Mat (Optional)

My favorite hooks.. Start your collection today!

That’s it… Grab your yarn and hook and meet me back here on Sunday Afternoon September 15th!


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

FacebookTwitterGoogle+InstagramMy CAL Facebook Group, and Pinterest

Sign up for a great Crochet Newsletter from All Free Crochet for access to more great patterns.. Click Here!!

And don’t miss out with one of my favorite crochet sites.. All Free Crochet.. Check out my designer page.. Click here!

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 2019 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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