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Chenille Chevron Baby Blanket… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Chenille Chevron Baby Blanket… Free Crochet Pattern!!

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Chenille Chevron Baby Blanket

Chenille Chevron Baby Blanket is a super soft and cuddly afghan.  Easy stitch repeats make this a great project to make while watching TV or sitting around chatting with your fellow crocheters! This would make the perfect baby shower gift for any little one in your life…

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I love the yarn I used too… A big thank you to Yarnspirations for sending me Bernat Baby Blanket Tiny Yarn to whip up this adorable pattern.. This yarn is a small, soft chenille and is very easy to work with!!! Even more importantly… They have given all of you a special coupon to use for your purchase of this fantastic baby chenille yarn…

Just head over to Yarnspirations and enter coupon code BRDBERNAT20 for a 20% savings!!! This coupon code is good through May 14th through May 28th…

 


Supplies:

Yarn ~ Bernat Baby Blanket Tiny – 2 Skeins each of Tea Rose and Polar Bear (316 yds each) total 1264 yards. This is a worsted weight yarn.

Hook ~ I

Stitches: 

St – Stitch

Ch – Chain

Sk – Skip

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

X St – X Stitch: Sk st, dc in next st, dc in previously sk st.

Size:

48″ x 36″ after blocking

Instructions:

Color A: Tea Rose     Colr B: Polar Bear

*Change colors according to the chart below*

With Color A

Ch 122

Row 1:  Dc in 2nd ch from hook,* dc in next 6 chs, sk 2 chs, dc in next 6 chs, 3 dc in next ch*, repeat * to * 6 more times, dc in next 6 chs, sk 2 sts, dc in next 6 chs, 2 dc in last st. = 121 dc changing colors as indicated below:

Row 2-69:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and through out), turn, dc in same st, *3 X sts over next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, 3 X sts over next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st*, Repeat *to* 6 more time, 3 x sts over next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, 3 X sts over next 6 sts, 2 dc in last st. = 48 X sts, 25 dc

Color Change Chart:

Row 1-5 Color A

Row 6-7 Color B

Row 8-9 Color A

Row 10-13 Color B

Row 14-15 Color A

Row 16-17 Color B

Row 18-21 Color A

Row 22-23 Color B

Row 24-25 Color A

Row 26-29 Color B

Row 30-31 Color A

Row 32-33 Color B

Row 34-37 Color A

Row 38-39 Color B

Row 40-41 Color A

Row 42-45 Color B

Row 46-47 Color A

Row 48-49 Color B

Row 50-53 Color A

Row 54-55 Color B

Row 56-57 Color A

Row 58-61 Color B

Row 62-63 Color A

Row 64-65 Color B

Row 66-69 Color A

Edging:

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in same st, *sc in next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in next st*, Repeat *to* 6 more times, sc in next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in next st, working down the side of the rows, sc 145 sts evenly, 3 sc in 1st st of row 1 of blanket, *sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in ch space, sc in next 6 sts, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 6 more times, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in ch sp, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in last st of row 1 of blanket, sc 145 sts evenly up side of rows, sc in same st as beginning. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 539 sc

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in st, sc in next 147 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts*, Repeat *to* 6 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in next st,  sc in next 147 sts, 3 sc in next st, {sc in next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 6 more times, sc in next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 6 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 547 sc

Finish off

Block blanket into shape.

Congratulations!! You now have a Chenille Chevron Baby Blanket

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2018 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 blogwebsite 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.

Coral and Stone Square… Free Crochet Pattern!

Coral and Stone Square… Free Crochet Pattern!

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Coral and Stone Square

The Coral and Stone Square is a fun and whimsical project that can be used to make fun afghans, pillows or a creative tote bag!!!  The pattern is easy and quick using several textual crochet stitches… Best of all it is another free crochet pattern!

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I loved designing  this lovely square and can’t wait to whip up several to join into a bright and fun afghan!!  Each square measures 12″ x 12″, but you can adjust the size by stopping at any point to make it smaller or adding additional double crochet and single crochet rounds to make it larger!

If you love this free pattern… Add it to your Ravelry queue and favorites for easy access!!  Click Here…

Materials:

Yarn – 50 yards each worsted weight yarn.  You can use 1-16 colors to make this your own.  I used the following:

Red Heart  with Love – Papaya(Color A), White(Color B) and Pewter(Color C)

 

Hook – Size J, I love the Clover Soft Touch Hooks!!

The only other item you will need is a pair of scissors…


Stitches:

St – Stitch

Ch – Chain

Sk – Skip

Sp – Space

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Trc – Treble Crochet

Special Stitch: Dc X St- Skip next st, dc in next st, dc back in previous sk st to form X st.

Instructions: 

Start with a Magic Circle and Color A… Click Here for a video tutorial from my good friend at Moogly!

Row 1:  Ch 1, 8 sc in center of magic circle, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 8 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, *ch 1, sk st, (sc,ch 2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, sk st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 4 ch1, 4 (sc,ch 2,sc) Finish off

Join Color B in any ch2 sp

Row 3:  Ch 3(Counts as dc now and throughout), 4 dc in same sp, *ch 1, 5 dc in next ch 2 sp*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 20 dc, 4 ch1  Finish off

Join Color C  in any ch1 sp

Row 4:  Ch 1, sc in same st, *sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc in next ch1 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 32 sc Do not finish off.

Row 5:  Ch 1, sc in same st, trc in next st(push st to the front to create a bobble), sc in next st, trc in next st, {3 sc in next st, *trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, trc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, trc in next st, sc in next st, trc in next st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 16 trc, 24 sc  Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 6:  Ch 3, 2 more dc in same st, *(dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 16 dc X sts, 16 dc Finish off

Join Color B in any middle st of a corner

Row 7:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 4 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 5 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 24 trc, 32 sc  Finish off

Join Color C in any middle st of a corner

Row 8:  Ch 3, 2 more dc in same st, *(dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 24 dc X sts, 16 dc  Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 9:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 6 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 7 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 32 trc, 40 sc  Finish off

Join Color B in any middle st of a corner

Row 10:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 17 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 17 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 80 sc  Do not finish off

Row 11:  Ch 3, *3 dc in next st, dc in next 19 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 dc in next st, dc in last 18 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 88 dc

Row 12:  Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, * 3 sc in next st, sc in next 21 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in last 19 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 96 sc  Finish off

Join Color C in any middle st of a corner

Row 13:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 10 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 11 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. =48 trc, 56 sc Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 14:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 25 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 25 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 112 sc Do not finish off

Row 15:  Ch 3, * 3 dc in next st, dc in next 27 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 dc in next st, dc in last 26 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 120 dc  Do not finish off

Row 16:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 29 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in last 27 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc  Finish off

Block your square using either the wet or steam method.

Congratulations!!  You now have a Coral and Stone Square!

If you make the Coral and Stone Square, Make sure to tag me in your social media photos so I can see them too!! @BeaRyanDesigns(Twitter), @beatriceryandesigns(Instagram) or #beatriceryandesigns(Facebook)!  or #coralandstonesquare

And make sure you join in the fun with me on all my social media sites

FacebookTwitter, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest


©Copyright 2018 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 blogwebsite 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.

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12 Finale!!

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12 Finale!!

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2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 12 Finale!!

Here we are… The last week of our 2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along!! The last 12 weeks have been so fantastic and fun putting this textual afghan together.  Lots of great crochet stitches were used and our favorite yarns will show off our finished projects beautifully!

I can’t wait to see all of your finish projects… Make sure to scroll to the bottom to learn about the Premier Yarns Prize Package Giveaway and how you can have your project added to this years project gallery!!!

Above is my finished project… I am in love with it!!  The edging is super simple and if you prefer, you can leave the edging off or make another…  Make sure to post in the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Group to show off your work!!

Make sure to add your project to Ravelry too!!

Ok.. Let’s get started on Week 12!!

We will be adding Hdc – Half Double Crochet  and Rev Sc – Reverse Single Crochet to this weeks pattern!

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Border:

Continuing using the yarn from row 165.

Row 1: You will be working down the side rows. 2 sc in the same st as the the last st in row 165, this makes the 1st corner. sc 244 sts evenly down the side rows of the blanket, 3 sc in the 1st st of row 1(2nd corner made), finish off.  Join yarn to the last stitch of row 1 on the opposite end, ch 1, 3sc in same st (3rd corner made), sc 244 sts evenly up the side rows of the blanket, 3 sc in the 1st st of row 165(4th corner made), join to next st with sl st.

Row 2:  Ch 2 (counts as hdc), Hdc in next 185 sts, 3 hdc in next st(corner made), hdc in the next 246 sts, 3 hdc in next st(corner made), hdc in next 187, 3 hdc in next st(corner made), hdc in next 246 sts, 3 hdc in next st(corner made), hdc in next st, join to top of beginning ch 2. =869 hdc If you are off a couple of stitches due to slight errors.. no worries.. it will all work.

Row 3:  Ch 1, rev sc around(you do not need to do 3 in each corner). = 869 rev sc

Finish off and weave in any ends.

Block your afghan for best results by wet method or carefully use the steam method.

Finished Approximate Size can be different for each person. Mine measured 72″ x 78″ flat.

That’s it.. you now have your 2018 Crochet with Me… Mystery Afghan CAL finished…!!!  Congratulations…

 


Now for some additional fun!!

Make sure to post on your personal pages so your friends can see your great work… Post in the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group and for even more fun,,, Email me your finished project so I can add them to a gallery post right here on my page on April 30th!! [email protected]

Now for the information on how you can win the Premier Yarn Grand Prize Giveaway!! Come back next Sunday, April 22nd for the Giveaway Post.. You will have a few entry choices to enhance your chance on winning…  Super Easy!!

Thanks for joining me for the last 12 weeks!!  You all have been amazing!

Elena


©Copyright 2018 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All 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, 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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