FLASH CAL… Today’s Fun Crochet Along!!

FLASH CAL… Today’s Fun Crochet Along!!



Grab your hooks and yarn and join me at 4pm today to make one of my most popular free patterns… Thick & Quick Bumpy Scrubby!!

At 4pm, join me live on my Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Group page…  I will be chatting for about 10 mins about this CAL via Facebook Live Video!!

If you haven’t joined the group yet… There is still plenty of time… Click Here to join!!

We will be hanging out posting pictures of our FLASH CAL project in the group in a fun group thread between 4pm & 6pm…

Rejoin me at 6pm live again in the group to see my finished projects and chat about the FLASH CAL!!

Don’t miss out on the fun!!

Material List:

Cotton yarn is your main material… This is a 2 strand project 100 yards each color… So your second strand can be a complimentary color in cotton yarn.. Or you can try the new Red Heart Cotton Scrubby Yarn as your second strand to add some fun texture!!!  Also… I am going to try a fun variegated acrylic as an alternative for one of my second strands…

Hook- I

Pattern link:

Thick & Quick Bumpy Scrubby… Click here for the pattern!!

Lets have some fun… see you at 4pm pst!!

Happy Crocheting!!



Fades of Purple Shawl… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Fades of Purple Shawl… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Fades of Purple Shawl


If you love this pattern, save it to your Ravelry queue and favorites!!  Click here….

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..!


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

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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


Even rows are the right side


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


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.


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!!


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Help Choose our Amazing August CAL Bag Project!!!!

Help Choose our Amazing August CAL Bag Project!!!!

Are you ready to start another Crochet Along??  Starting in early August, we will be making a bag/purse project… This will be a 4 Week CAL.  I have several bag designs on the drawing board… Help me choose which one will be our next CAL!!!!

Choose up to 3 answers on each poll and help decide what our project will be!!!

Amazing August CAL... Help Choose the style of bag for our Crochet Along!!!

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On August 1st, I will reveal the project and material list!!!

Happy Crocheting!!!


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