Wednesday Facebook Fan Favorite… Week 30

It’s time again to show off a Free Pattern Find that was chosen by my Facebook fans!!  This last week was filled with tons of great Free Pattern Finds…  Hard to choose a favorite… With the voting being close once again,,, Your likes, comments and shares of this great pattern made it this weeks winner!!!

So here is this weeks Fan Favorite…  This is the Lacy Trellis Poncho by Jennifer at Tw-In Stitches… I love this soooo much!  I am definitely going to make this project!!! What about you??  Hop over to Tw-In Stitches and check out all of  Jennifer’s great crochet projects and ideas!!

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Also… Our Crochet-A-Long is coming along great… So many great CAL projects being posted on Facebook Show and Tell Friday evenings… I love it!!!  Stop by and check it out this coming Friday at 5pm EST!

I am working on a really great project… It is a colorful baby blanket… The shower is coming up soon… I would love to show it to you now…But the mother-to-be occasionally hangs out with us here at Beatrice Ryan Designs!!  So,,, I will show you after the baby shower!!  You will love it!!

I hope you have a great crochet week… What are you working on??  

 

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL… Week 8

Almost to the finish line with this fun Crochet Afghan!!!  I hope you are all loving your projects… I am absolutely loving all the ones being posted to Facebook!!!  If you forgot to post last night… head over anytime and add to the most recent Show and Tell… Or email me you picture and I will add them for you!!

Are you ready for Week 8??  This is another easy week, we will be repeating the Granny Stripe to tie it all together! And don’t forget… If your are working on this CAL, and you finish it within the time frame… You will be eligible for the CAL Giveaway… A $25 gift card for Jo Anns!!  Details are posted on the Crochet-A-Long tab…

Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan…

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*Tip~ You will want the same number of 3Dc Clusters on Top/Bottom and Right/Left. Make sure you double-check this before you move to the next row.

*Tip~For the Granny Strip section you will be turning after each row and no longer working in the round.

Row 25:    With non-neutral color – Join with Sl St to Second Stitch from corner, Chain 3 (counts as Dc now and throughout) and  2 DC in same stitch,* Sk 2 stitches, 3 Dc in next stitch(3Dc Cluster)*, Repeat ** across, until you reach the last 2 stitches from the next corner(you may be short a stitch and end up with only 1 stitch before the center stitch of the corner. In this case just skip the 1 stitch), 3 Dc in center stitch of the corner, Ch 2, 3 Dc in same stitch(Corner Cluster made), Sk 2 stitches. Repeat 3Dc Clusters, Sk 2 stitches and Corner Cluster, Sk 2 stitches, around. Join to beginning Ch 3 with Sl St. Finish off.

Row 26-29:    Change to next color, Turn work over and Join with Sl St between any two 3Dc clusters. Ch 3 and  2 Dc in same space,* 3 Dc Cluster in next space*, Repeat * *across to corner, 3Dc Cluster, Ch 2, 3Dc Cluster in chain 2 space of previous row. Continue around with 3Dc Clusters in spaces and  3Dc Cluster, Ch 2, 3Dc Cluster in each corner. Join with Sl St to beginning Ch 3. Finish off.

 

This completes Week 8…  Congrats… You are so close to finishing your afghan!!!

 

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Fun Friday Crochet!!

Once again it’s Friday and I love Friday’s!!!!  First… Our CAL Show and Tell is this evening over on Facebook at 5pm EST... Stop by to post your progress pictures or just see what fun we are having!!  A couple of weeks ago… I mentioned there is a Giveaway at the end of the CAL!!  So, would you like to know what is up for grabs??    A yarn lover’s favorite thing…

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So here is how you can win…

1. Make the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan during the January-March 2014.

2. Finish your Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan within 10 days of the last pattern post. Date will be posted soon.

3. Email your completed Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan picture to [email protected] or post your completed Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan picture to Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Final Show and Tell which will be held 10 days after the final pattern section is posted.

*This giveaway is donated by Beatrice Ryan Designs and has no affiliation with Jo~Anns.

One winner will be drawn at random and announced here!  Your final pictures will be posted here, on Facebook and Pinterest!  Good luck and I can’t wait to see all the Afghans!!

Also…

Our monthly charity drive is once again coming up quickly… I will be sending my hats  for this months ELK Studio From The Heart to my friend Carolyn at The Purple Poncho… She has organized this months drive and we are donating to St Baldricks Foundation…They are having a fundraiser to raise funds for childhood cancer… Children participating are shaving their heads to raise money and our hats will keep them warm until their hair grows back…

Here is what I am sending…

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4 Great Hats for the St Baldricks Foundation!!

I reviewed another pattern while making these hats…and I would love to share it with you!!

Here are 2 Easy HDC Beanies from Carolyn The Purple Poncho,, These are super easy to make and her instructions are great!!  If you are looking for a hat to make in an evening… This is a great choice… Click here for the pattern link!

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2 Surface Braid Hats that I featured the free pattern for a couple weeks ago… Click here for the pattern!

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I loved making all four of these hats and can’t wait for next months charity drive!!  Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

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