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2019 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!

2019 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!

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2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Week 4!

This week is easy-going, and simple stitching. There is a photo tutorial of the special stitch used.. So don’t worry if you have never used an X-Stitch before!  We are now 1/3 done.. Can you believe it??  I love this afghan, it is so easy to do one week at a time and in 12 weeks.. Voila.. An afghan!!!  If you are just joining me, you can still catch up, all the weeks including the Material List are in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of this page… Each week is just a few short hours of crochet.. Super manageable!

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So here is the skinny on this project.. It is 12 weeks of crocheting, each weeks link is posted for safe keeping in the Crochet with Me!! tab at the top of the page…  You start with the Material List  .. Lots of great details about how the CAL works and the great Grand Prize Giveaway from our friends at Red Heart Yarns!!

See all the other fun details at the bottom of the post!!

Let’s get started…

This weeks stitches:

Ch – Chain

St – Stitch

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sc – Single Crochet

Blsc – Back Loop Single Crochet

Blhdc _ Back Loop Half Double Crochet

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

X St – X Stitch : Sk 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, dc in the 1st sk st (Photo tutorial below round 27)

This Weeks Size

30″ x 38″ smoothed, but not stretched

*This week we will be only working on the Right Side(side with texture).. No turning

Let’s Get Started!

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Round 25:  Ch 2, Blhdc in next st, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 97 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 69 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 97 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 67 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2 bl. = 344 blhdc

Round 26:  Ch1, blsc in same st, blsc in next 2 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 99 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 71 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 99 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 68 sts, join with sl st to bl of beginning sc. = 352 blsc

Finish off

Join Color B in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 27:  Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, dc in next st, *X-st(see pic below for tutorial){Xst explanation above in stitch directory} over next 3 sts, dc in next st after X-st*, repeat *to* 24 more times, 5 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat *to* 18 times, 5 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat *to* 25 times, 5 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat *to* 18 times, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 86 X-sts & 110 dc’s

Finish off

Join Color A in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 28:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 105 sts(including the ch1’s), 3 sc in next st, sc in next 77 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 105 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 77 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 376 sc’s

Finish off

Join Color C in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 29:  Ch 3, 4 more dc in same st, dc in the next 4 sts, *X-st over the next 3 sts, dc in next st after X-st*, repeat *to* 24 more times, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in the next 4 sts, repeat *to* 18 times, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in the next 4 sts, repeat *to * 25 times, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in the next 4 sts, repeat *to* 18 times, dc in the last 3 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 86 X-sts & 134 dc’s

Finish off

Join Color A in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 30: Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 111 sts(including the ch1’s), 3 sc in next st, sc in next 83 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 111 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 83 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 400 sc’s

Round 31:  Ch 2, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 113 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 85 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 113 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 84 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 408 blhdc

Finish off..

That’s it.. You just finished week 4!!! I can’t wait to share week 5 with you!

Make sure to join the Join the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook to see all the great progress pictures.. share yours,,, ask questions and have fun with us!!

Please make sure to share you project on your own Facebook Page to get the Love of Crochet spread!!

More details coming soon about the fabulous Red Heart Yarns Grand Prize Giveaway.. Stay tuned!!   

Here are the pics and links from previous weeks!!

2019 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Material List and Promo Information!!!  Click Here…

2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 1!! 

2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 2!!

2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 3!!

This shows how fast we are growing our Afghan’s!!!!!


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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 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 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.

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Week 4!!

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Week 4!!

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2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!!

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Welcome back to the 2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Crochet Along… This is week 4 instructions.. And that takes us to 1/3 of the way done with this 12 week CAL!!!  This week is easy and will be a quick work up… I hope you are loving this as much as I am!

If you miss a post, you can find all of the instructions at the top of the page in the Crochet with Me tab!

This year, we are making a solid afghan, I am using Premier Yarns Everyday Yarn in Glass… For the Material List.. Click Here!!

** Due to the different crochet tensions, you may want to increase your yarn yardage up to 3400-3600**

And to top it off… Premier Yarns has provided a special coupon code just for my fans to receive a 10% savings when you purchase Premier® Everyday Collection online between  01/14/18 thru 04/30/18.

Get your yarn at premier yarns.com to receive your 10% discount using coupon code EH001.. One use per customer.. Buy as much yarn as you want, this promotion expires April 30th 2018!!

Also, Premier Yarns will be providing a great Grand Prize Package at the end of our CAL… Stay tuned for details!!

To stay connected, you can join our Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group… Click Here!

You can also subscribe to have all posts sent to your email!! In the right-hand sidebar in the “Stay Connected” box, just add your email and the next post will be on its way.

Let’s get going with week 4!!


This Weeks Stitches:

St – Stitch     Sp – Space    Ch – Chain     Sk – Skip     Sc – Single Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     FPtrc – Front Post Treble Crochet

** You will be reusing rows 16 & 17.. here are the rows so you don’t have to go back to week 1…

Row 16:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in next 144 sts,{ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc in next st }, repeat {to} 2 times. 157 sc, 6 ch2, 6 ch3

Row 17:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 143 sts,{Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp},  repeat {to} 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st. 12 Fptrc, 175 dc


Row 50 & 51: Repeat row 16 & 17

Row 52: Repeat row 16

Row 53:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 6 sts, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 6 sts, (Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp),  repeat (to) 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st. = 161 dc, 14 ch 1 sps, 12 Fptrc

Row 54: Repeat row 16

Row 55:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 5 sts, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 7 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 5 sts, (Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp),  repeat (to) 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st. = 147 dc, 28 ch 1 sps, 12 Fptrc

Row 56:  Repeat row 16

Row 57:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 4 sts, {ch1, sk 1, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 5 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1 sk 1, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 4 sts, (Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp),  repeat (to) 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st.  =147 dc, 28 ch 1 sp, 12 Fptrc

Row 58:  Repeat row 16

Row 59:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 3 sts, {ch1, sk 1, dc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 3 sts}, repeat {to} 13 more times, (Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp),  repeat (to) 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st.  =147 dc, 28 ch 1 sp, 12 Fptrc

Row 60:  Repeat row 16

Row 61:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, dc in next 2 sts, ch 1, sk 1, {dc in next 7 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1}, repeat {to}12 more times, dc in next 7 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 2 sts, (Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp),  repeat (to) 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st. =147 dc, 28 ch tsp, 12 Fptrc

Row 62:  Repeat row 16

Row 63:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch 3 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in next ch2 sp, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* 2 more times, Dc in next st, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 13 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, (Fptrc around next st 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, Fptrc around the next st 2 rows below, 3dc in next ch 3 sp),  repeat (to) 2 more times, ending with a dc in Last st. = 160 dc, 15 ch1 sp, 12 Fptrc

Rows 64-67:  Repeat rows 16 & 17

Row 68: Repeat row 16

That’s it… you have just competed week 4!!

I can’t wait to see all your progress pics,, make sure to post them in the Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Group!!
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Use  #2018CrochetWithMeCAL on all your social media mentions to stay connected!
Come back next week for the 2nd weeks instructions!!

Happy Crocheting!!

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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