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Eye of the Storm Square… Free Crochet Pattern!!!

Eye of the Storm Square… Free Crochet Pattern!!!



This fun, whimsical square was so much fun to make!! I couldn’t decide on which color scheme I wanted, so I have made it in two different sets… I hope you love both! For both squares, I used Red Heart With Love Yarn..

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For this square I used the following colors:

  • A – White
  • B – Sand
  • C – Light Gray
  • D – Light Pink
  • E – Dark Pink
  • F – Dark Gray

For this square I used the following colors:

  • A – Daffodil
  • B – Mango
  • C – Hot Pink
  • D – Jadite
  • E – Mallard
  • F – Aubergine

This is a 12 x 12 Square once blocked.

Supplies:

Yarn – 7 colors of your choice, approximately 20- 25 yards of each color.

Hook – J


*Tip – You will be working in the round

*Tip – You will not turn work over every row, only when indicated

*Tip – This square will need to be blocked when done to get a nice shape.


Stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Bl – Back Loop
  • Fl – Front Loop
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • Dec – Decrease
  • V St – Dc, Ch 1, Dc in designated stitch

Instructions:

Starting with color A

Round 1: Ch 2, 6 blsc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st to beginning blsc. =6 blsc

Round 2: Ch 1, 3 blsc in st, blsc in next st, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 12 blsc Finish off

Join color B in any middle 3blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 3: Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 3 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 3 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 24 bldc Finish off

Join color C in any middle 5bldc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 4: Ch 1, 5 blsc in st, *blsc in next 7 sts, 5 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, blsc in next 7 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 36 blsc Finish off

Join color D in any middle 5blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 5: Ch 3, 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 11 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 11 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 48 bldc Finish off

Join color E in any middle 5bldc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 6: Ch 1, 5 blsc in st, *blsc in next 15 sts, 5 blsc in next st*, repeat *to* 1 more time, blsc in next 15 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 60 blsc Finish off

Join color F in any middle 5blsc group with sl st into the bl.

Round 7: Ch 3, 4 bldc in same st, *bldc in next 19 sts, 5 bldc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, bldc in next 19 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 72 bldc Finish off

*Tip – Place markers in the 3 corner stitches

*Tip – To fill in the square you will work in rows

Working down the side of the triangle on the right side, join color E to the 1st st to the left of any middle corner 5bldc group

Row 8: Ch1, blsc in 23 sts. = 23 blsc

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 19 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 21 flsc

Row 10: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 17 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 19 blsc

Row 11: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 15 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 17 flsc

Row 12: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 13 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 15 blsc

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 11 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 13 flsc

Row 14: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 9 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 11 blsc

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 7 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 9 flsc

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 5 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 7 blsc

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, dec flsc over the 1st 2 sts, flsc in the next 3 sts, dec flsc over the last 2 sts. = 5 flsc

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the 1st 2 sts, blsc in the next 1 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. = 3 blsc Finish off

Working down the left side of the triangle on the right side, join color D in the 1st st to the left of the middle corner 5bldc

Row 19: Ch 3, bldc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 6 sts, blsc in next 6 sts, blslst in next 5 sts(make sure they are not tight), . =6 bldc, 6 blhdc, 6 blsc & 5 blslst

Row 20: Turn, flslst in 1st 6 sts, flsc i next 6 sts, flhdc in next 6 sts, fldc in next 5 sts. = 6 flslst, 6 flsc, 6 flhdc & 5 fldc

Row 21: Ch 3, turn, bldc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 5 sts, blsc in next 4 sts, blslst in next 5 sts, leave remaining 3 sts unworked. = 6 bldc, 5 blhdc, 4 blsc, 5 blslst. Finish off

Working down the last side , join color C in the bl of the 1st st to the left of the middle st.

Row 22: Blslst in next 9 sts, blsc in next 5 sts, blhdc in next 4 sts, bldc in last 4 sts. = 10 blslst(includes joining slst), 5 blsc, 4 blhdc & 4 bldc

Row 23: Ch 3, turn, fldc in next 4 sts, flhdc in next 4 sts, flsc in next 3 sts, flslst in next 2 sts, leave remaining sts unworked. = 5 fldc, 4 flhdc, 3 flsc & 2 flslst. Finish off

Block Edging

Join on right side with color F in corner st where color F is the only middle st of the original triange left as a corner(top right corner in the picture above) and working across row 23

Round 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in st, sc in next 22 sts, 3 sc in top of ch 3 st, sc 22 sts evenly across 2nd edge of square in sides of the rows, 3 sc in middle corner st of row 18, working down the 3rd side, sc 22 sts evenly in the sides of rows, 3 sc in top of the ch 3 from row 21, sc in next 22 sts, join with sl st to the beginning sc. = 100 sc

Round 2: Ch 1, blsc in st, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 24 sts*, Repeat *to* 3 more times ending with 23 blsc’s instead of 24. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 blsc Finish off

Join color C in any corner st

Round 3: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, {*sk 2 sts, Vst in next st*, Repeat *to* 7 more times, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to*8 times, sk 2 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 32 Vsts & 4- 5 dc groups Finish off

Join color B in middle corner st

Round 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *sk 1 st, Vst in next st, Vst in next 8 Vsts, Vst in next st, Sk st(also sk dc of Vst), 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sk st, Vst in next st, Vst in next 8 Vsts, Vst in next st, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 Vsts & 4 – 3dc groups Finish off

Join Color A to any middle corner st

Round 5: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, *Vst in next 10 Vsts, sk st, 5 dc in next st, sk st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, Vst in next 10 Vsts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 40 Vsts & 4 – 5dc groups Finish off

Join color F in any middle corner st

Round 6: Ch 1, 3 sc in st, sc in next 34 sts, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 34 sts*, repeat *to* 3 more times, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 148 sc Finish off

Congratulations,,, You now have an Eye of the Storm Square!!! Make as many as you like to make pillows, afghans and other fun projects!


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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2020 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.

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 8!!!

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 8!!!



Welcome to Week 8 of the 2020 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along!!! I’m so excited to start the edging of this Mystery Afghan, It is fun, whimsical and easy!

If this is your first Mystery CAL with me… Check out the past 6 years of the Winter Mystery Afghans and all of the other CAL’s we have done in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page! Each week I will post a easy section for you to complete, and in 12 weeks… You will have a fun, whimsical afghan! 


Don’t forget to add this project to your Ravelry favorites… Click Here!!


For the Material List and all of CAL details…

Click HERE!!! For Week 1 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 2 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 3 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 4 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 5 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 6 Instructions…

Click Here!!! for Week 7 Instructions…


There are a few prizes involved in this years 2020 Winter Mystery Afghan CAL..

Grand Prize – There will be a $50 Amazon Gift Card for 1 lucky winner at the end of the CAL. The grand prize will be drawn on Sunday May 24th 2020. To be eligible, you must email a picture and permission by Friday May 22nd, 2020 to [email protected] showing your completed project. Entries will be numbered by the order they arrive and the number will be drawn using a random number generator.

Monday Treasure Hunt Weekly Prize – Each Monday starting March 2nd, 2020 a $10 Amazon Gift Card will be given away to one member in the Beatrice Ryan Designs C AL Group on Facebook. Each Monday, a post will be made explaining the rules to enter. The entry time will only last part of the day… so stay tuned in the group!

Congrats to Corrine M., last weeks Monday Treasure Hunt winner!!!


Here is my color line up… You can choose your colorway to be in any order you like… The way my eye liked my colors was from lightest to darkest… A~White B~Stone C~Sweet Pink D~Light Gray E~Cameo F~Pewter


Stitches:

  • St ~ Stitch
  • Sl St ~ Slip Stitch
  • Sk ~ Skip
  • Ch ~ Chain
  • Bl ~ Back Loop
  • Dec Sc ~ Decrease Single Crochet *Insert hook in next st, pull up loop, insert hook in next st, pull up loop, Yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook*
  • Sc ~ Single Crochet
  • Blsc ~ Back Loop Single Crochet
  • Dc ~ Double Crochet
  • Picot ~ Sc in st, ch 3, sl st in base of sc just made

Instructions:

**Each week you will be repeating the blsc row 3 several times(in the color indicated for the row repeat) … Here it is so you don’t have to go back to week 1…

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 8 sts, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 9 sts, sk 2 sts, blsc in next 9 sts*, repeat *to* 9 more times, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 8 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. =231 blsc

Join Color F in stitch where you left off

Rows 131 – 132: Repeat row 3

Row 133: Ch 3, turn, sk st, bldc in next 8 sts, *3 bldc(peak) in next st, bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 sts, 3 bldc in next st, sk 4 sts(valley), 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 sts, 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, bldc in next st*, repeat *to* 9 more times, 3 bldc in next st, bldc in next 8 sts, sk st, bldc in last st. = 40 ch 1 & 191 bldc

Row 134 – 135: Repeat row 3

Row 136: Ch 1, turn, dec sc, sc in next 8 sts, *3 picots in next st, sc in next 9 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 9 sts*, repeat *to* 9 more times, 3 picots in next st, sc in next 8 sts, dec sc. = 33 picots & 198 sc

Side Edge:

Working down the side of rows, ch 1, sc in side of last st, sc 202 sts evenly down the side of rows to the bottom of afghan, sc in side of beginning st of bottom. = 204 sc along side edge *Tip~place marker half way down and sc half sts to marker then 2nd half after marker

DO NOT Finish off.

That’s it… you have completed week 8!! Meet me back here next Sunday for Week 9, more color, more fun stitching!!!



Don’t forget to follow me on my social media sites for more fun!

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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 2020 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.

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Winter Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!!

2020 Crochet with Me!!! 7th Annual Mystery Winter Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!!


Welcome back to Week 4 of our 2020 Crochet with Me Mystery Winter CAL!!! At the end of this week you will be 33% completed with your project and well on your way to a beautiful afghan!

If this is your first Mystery CAL with me… Check out the past 6 years of the Winter Mystery Afghans and all of the other CAL’s we have done in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the page! Each week I will post a easy section for you to complete, and in 12 weeks… You will have a fun, whimsical afghan! 

Don’t forget to add this project to your Ravelry favorites… Click Here!!


For the Material List and all of CAL details…

Click HERE!!! For Week 1 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 2 Instructions…

Click Here!!! For Week 3 Instructions…Don’t forget to add this project to your Ravelry favorites… Click Here!!


There are a few prizes involved in this years 2020 Winter Mystery Afghan CAL..

Grand Prize – There will be a $50 Amazon Gift Card for 1 lucky winner at the end of the CAL. The grand prize will be drawn on Saturday May 9th 2020. To be eligible, you must email a picture and permission by Friday May 8th, 2020 to [email protected] showing your completed project. Entries will be numbered by the order they arrive and the number will be drawn using a random number generator.

Monday Treasure Hunt Weekly Prize – Each Monday starting March 2nd, 2020 a $10 Amazon Gift Card will be given away to one member in the Beatrice Ryan Designs C AL Group on Facebook. Each Monday, a post will be made explaining the rules to enter. The entry time will only last part of the day… so stay tuned in the group!

Congrats to Trish S., last weeks Monday Treasure Hunt winner!!!


Here is my color line up… You can choose your colorway to be in any order you like… The way my eye liked my colors was from lightest to darkest… A~White B~Stone C~Sweet Pink D~Light Gray E~Cameo F~Pewter

Stitches:

  • St ~ Stitch
  • Sl St ~ Slip Stitch
  • Sk ~ Skip
  • Ch ~ Chain
  • Bl ~ Back Loop
  • Dec Sc ~ Decrease Single Crochet *Insert hook in next st, pull up loop, insert hook in next st, pull up loop, Yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook*
  • Sc ~ Single Crochet
  • Blsc ~ Back Loop Single Crochet
  • Dc ~ Double Crochet

Instructions:

**Each week you will be repeating the blsc row 3 several times(in the color indicated for the row repeat) … Here it is so you don’t have to go back to week 1…

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, dec blsc over the next 2 sts, blsc in next 8 sts, *3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 9 sts, sk 2 sts, blsc in next 9 sts*, repeat *to* 9 more times, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 8 sts, dec blsc over the last 2 sts. =231 blsc

Finish off with color F

Join Color A with sl st where you left off

*Tip… Watch your ch1’s and sk’s… They are different throughout the peak and valley

Row 59: Ch 3, turn, sk st, bldc in next 8 sts, *3 bldc(peak) in next st, bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 sts, 3 bldc in next st, sk 4 sts(valley), 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 3 sts, 3 bldc in next st, ch 1, sk 2 sts, bldc in next st*, repeat *to* 9 more times, 3 bldc in next st, bldc in next 8 sts, sk st, bldc in last st. = 40 ch 1 & 191 bldc

Row 60-61: Repeat row 3

Row 62-73: repeat rows 59-61 – 4 times

** The approx. length at the end of this week is 32″ laid flat not stretched


That’s it… you have completed week 4!!! You are 33% done!!! Meet me back here next Sunday for Week 5, more color, more fun stitching!!!

Week 4
Week 3
Week 2
Week 1

Don’t forget to follow me on my social media sites for more fun!

FacebookTwitterInstagramMy CAL Facebook Group, and Pinterest

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 2020 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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