Simply August Boho Bag… Join the Crochet  Along!!!

Simply August Boho Bag… Join the Crochet Along!!!

Simply August Boho Bag

August 2017 Crochet Along

** Now available in PDF Format as a full pattern.. Click Here** 

Simply Chic Boho Bag is approximately 14″ x 12″ 4″ after blocked

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Are you ready for another Crochet Along??

Get ready for some fun,, An awesome Giveaway from Red Heart… And also a nice discount code provided by our friends at Red Heart Yarns!!!!

Today is the Material List Post… Head off and grab everything you need and come back and join me on August 20th to start the 3 week project!!!

Here is what you will need…

YARN:   2 Skeins of Red Heart with Love Yarn in Aran – 370 Yards each…

This bag will be made using 2 strands together.. So 2 skeins is the way to go!

Red Heart has been generous enough to give all of my Simply August Boho Bag Crochet Along participants a 20% Discount when ordering from Red Heart Yarns now through August 18th!!!

Buy it now!!!

 
HOOK:  J Hook

BUTTON: Decorative Button, 3/4″ – 1″

Yarn Needle and Scissors.

Plastic Container for blocking approximately 15″ x 13″ x 4″

That’s it… Super easy and simple…


Now the Giveaway!!!  

All the participants who finish their project by September 9th at 11:59pm PST and send me a photograph of the finished project along with permission to use the photo to [email protected]You will be entered into the Grand Prize Giveaway sponsored by Red Heart Yarns!!!   This is a $50 prize package of lovely yarns…

*Giveaway open to US resident only

4 Skeins of Red Heart Super Saver Ombre Yarn
3 Skeins of Red Heart Super Saver Stripes Yarn

Isn’t that awesome!!!!  I can’t wait to get started and see all of your bags…

You can also join my Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group to have chats about the  CAL.. Live Broadcasts each week. The first Facebook Live will be tonight, August 12th at 5pm PST.. Don’t miss a chance to see the Simply August Boho Bag live!!!


Also… All the post will be available in the Crochet with Me CAL Tab at the top of the page.. And.. When we are all done, This pattern is available in full as a PDF also… Click Here!!

Let’s have some fun!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


 

Touch of Teal Afghan… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Touch of Teal Afghan… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Touch of Teal Afghan

If you love this free crochet pattern… Save it to your Ravelry Queue and Favorites for easy access!!!!  Click Here…


This simple and quick afghan is part of my Decorating Your Home with Crochet series!!!  Touch of Teal Afghan is my first project made exclusively for this series to decorate my new home… Teal, beige and white are the color scheme for my new bedroom… Stay tuned for more crochet decor in this room.. Of course~ I do have some previously made doilies made by myself and my grandmother(Beatrice Ryan Ramshaw) decorating this room… When the room is done, I will post a full story along with the pictures of everything crochet in this room!!!

Now to the Touch of Teal Afghan… This is a super easy crochet pattern using only front loop single crochet and back loop double crochet to create the base… The edging is a simple shell pattern.  Using  a super bulky yarn, this really goes quickly!!!

Let’s get started decorating our homes!!!!


Materials~

Yarn: 1050 yards of super bulky(size 6) yarn. In this pattern I used Michael’s Loops and Threads Country Loom Yarn in Clear Skies. It took 10 skeins.. But, one reason I love Michael’s.. They have great yarn pricing and coupons!!!!This Week's Coupon at Michaels.com

 

 

 

Hook: N

Stitches~

Ch ~ Chain      St ~  Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sp ~ Space     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet     Fl ~ Front Loop     Bl ~ Back Loop     Trc ~ Treble Crochet

Size~

105″ x 40″   ** This design is very stretchy so the afghan will be able to cover a much larger area.

*Tip ~

Even rows are the right side.


Instructions~

Chain 131

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 130 sc

Row 2:  Ch 3(Counts as Dc now and throughout), turn, bl dc in each st across.= 130 dc

Row 3:  Ch 1, turn, fl sc in each st across. = 130 sc

Rows 4-59:  Repeat rows 2 & 3.

Do not finish off

Edging~

*You will repeat on both short ends of the afghan

*Working on the wrong side, turn your project so you will be working down the side of the rows.

Row 1:  Ch 1, sc 91 evenly down the end of rows. = 91 sc

Row 2:  Ch 5(counts as trc + ch 1), turn, (trc, ch1, trc, ch 1, trc) all in the same st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, sk 2 sts, *(trc, ch1, trc, ch1, trc, ch1, trc, ch1, trc) in next st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 13 more times,  (trc, ch1, trc, ch 1, trc) in last st. = 14 shells,  2 half shells & 15 sc

Row 3:  Ch 1, turn, (sc,ch1,sc) in same st, *sk ch 1, (sc,ch1,sc) in next trc, sk st, (sc,ch1,sc) in next trc, sl st in next sc, {*(sc,ch1,sc)in trc, sk ch 1*, repeat * to * 3 more times, sk ch 1, (sc,ch1,sc) in next st, sl st in next sc}, repeat {to} 13 more times, (sc,ch1,sc) in next dc, sk ch 1, (sc,ch1,sc) in next trc, sk ch 1, (sc,ch1,sc) in last st. = 76(sc,ch1,sc)

Finish off

Join yarn on opposite end with wrong side facing at the top right edge.

Repeat rows 1-3.

Finish off.

Congratulations!!! You now have a Touch of Teal Afghan!!

Please make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page... I love to see your work!!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2017 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.


 

Fades of Purple Shawl… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Fades of Purple Shawl… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Fades of Purple Shawl

 

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From deep purple to the light shades of lilac… This beautiful shawl is easy to make and fun to wear!!!  Simple stitching and decreases make this shawl a crescent triangle shape… It easily wraps over the shoulders for a comfortable fit!!

Using Red Heart Super Saver Ombre in  Violet, this yarn does all the work for you..!

Materials:

Yarn – 850 yards of worsted weight yarn. This pattern took almost 2 full skeins of Red Heart Super Saver Ombre Yarn to complete the project.

Hook – J

Stitches:

St ~ Stitch     Ch ~ Chain     Sk ~ Skip     Sp ~ Space     Bl ~ Back Loop     Fl ~ Front Loop     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet     Trc ~ Treble Crochet     Fnd Hdc ~ Foundation Half Double Crochet     Dec Sc ~ Decrease Single Crochet

Tips: 

Even rows are the right side


Instructions:

Row 1:  Ch 3, Fnd hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 99 Fnd Hdc. = 100 Fnd hdc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, Bl sc in next 98 st, dec sc over the last 2 sts. = 99 sts

Row 3:  Turn, sl st in first 2 sts, ch 4(counts as trc now and throughout), trc in each st across. = 98 trc

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, sc across to the last 2 sts, dec sc over the last 2 sts. = 97 sc

Row 5:  Turn, sl st in 1st st, fl sl st in next st, ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), fl hdc in each st across. = 96 sts

Row 6: Ch 1 turn, sc across to the last 2 sts, dec sc over the last 2 sts. = 95 sc

Row 7-90:  Repeat rows 3-6, continue decreasing each row until having 3 sts at the end of row 90.

Row 91:  Sl st in first 2 sts, ch 2, hdc in last st. = 2 sts

Row 92: Ch 1, turn, dec sc over 2 sts. = 1 st

Finish off

Border:

With RS facing join yarn in beginning fnd hdc

Row 1:  Ch 1, sc in first st and next 98 sts,  3 sc in stitch at tip, sc 172 evenly down side of rows to next end tip of shawl, (sc, ch1, sc) in  tip of shawl, sc 168 evenly down side of rows, 2 sc in same as beginning sc, join with sl st to beginning. = 446 sc & 1 (sc,ch1,sc)

Row 2:  Turn, sl st in 1st st(this is the middle of the corner st), ch 1, (sc,ch1,sc) in same st, *sc in next 8 sts, dec sc over the next 2 sts*, repeat *to*16 more times, (sc,ch1,sc) in ch 1 sp(2nd corner), ^sk 2 sts, 5 dc shell in next st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st^, repeat ^to^ 28 more times, (sc,ch1,sc) in next st(3rd corner), sc in next st, sk st, 5 dc shell in next st, repeat ^to^ 14 more times, sk st, sc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 46 5dc shells, 3(sc,ch1,sc) & 201 sc

Row 3:  sl st in ch 1 sp of corner, ch 4, turn, 5 trc in same sp, *sc in next sc, 2 trc in each of the next 5 dc sts*, repeat *to* 16 more times, sc in next st, sk sc, 11 trc in next ch 1 sp, sc st, repeat *to* 29 times, sc in next sc, 6 trc in last ch 1 sp. (do not work across sc edge). = 483 trc

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, (sc,ch1,sc) in each dc st, sl st in each sc st, repeat across.

Finish off.

Weave in ends.

Block Shawl – When blocking the shell edging. slightly fold one over the other and block into place. The shell edging is wide enough and will have a wavy ripple effect if not blocked flat to have a nice accordion look.

Congratulations!!!

You now have a Fades to Purple Shawl!!!  Make sure to post your finished projects on Ravelry and my Beatrice Ryan Facebook page!!

To see a sneak peek video on Instagram … Click here…

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena!


©Copyright 2017 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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