Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square

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Are you ready for another fun, easy crochet square pattern ?? Here you go!!!  This is a 12″ square using worsted weight yarn. It can easily be made in one sitting!!

Using this 12″ Square you can make many sizes of beautiful afghans by making several blocks and crocheting them together, Or…  This Ziggidy Zag Summer Square along with my Rainbow Burst Reversible Square and my Festival of Fall Square are all made to work together to make a fun sampler afghan if you want to spice it up!


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn – 2 to 9 colors. 50 – 75 yards total.  I used Vanna’s Choice Yarn

Colors in order

A: Kelly Green    B: Mustard   C: Cranberry   D: Fern   E: Terra Cotta   F: Aqua

 

Hook- Size J

Stitches:

St – Stitch     Sp – Space     Ch – Chain    Sl St – Slip Stitch     Sc – Single Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     Trc – Treble Crochet     Dec – Decrease (insert hook in st, yo and pull up loop, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up loop, yo, pull yarn thru all 3 loops on hook)

Special Stitches:  

V Stitch – 2 dc in one stitch

Puff Stitch ~ Yo, insert hook in sp, pull up loop, yo, insert hook in same sp, pull up loop, yo, draw yarn through all 5 loops on hook.

Decorative Stitch (sc,trc,sc) in one st. When making this st, make sure to pop the trc to the front of the square. This will make a nice decorative stitch.

Size:

12″ x 12″

Instructions:

Using Color A

Begin with a Magic Circle(video tutorial by Moogly)

Round 1:  Ch 1, *puff st, ch 1*, repeat * * 8 times. Join with sl st to beginning puff st. Finish off. = 8 puff sts & 8 ch1 sps

Color B

Round 2:  Join yarn with sl st in any ch1 sp, ch 3(counts as dc), (dc, ch-1, 2 dc) in same sp, *(2dc, ch-1, 2dc) in next ch-1 sp*, Repeat * to* around. Join with sl st to beginning of ch-3. Finish off. = 32 dc & 8 ch-1 sps

Color C

Round  3:  Join yarn in any ch-1 sp, ch 4(counts as trc), 8 trc in same sp, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, 9 trc in next ch-1 sp*, repeat *to * 2 more times, (dc, ch 1 dc)  in last ch1 sp. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3. Finish off. =36 trc and 4-(dc,ch-1,dc)

Color D

Round 4:  Join with sl st in the 5th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from row 3, ch 4, 6 more trc in same st, *sk st, V st in next st*, repeat *to* one more time, sk st, V st in ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 2 times, sk st, {7 trc in next st, repeat *to* 2 times, sk st, V st in ch 1 sp, repeat *to* 2 times,  sk st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. = 4- 7 trc and 20 V sts

Color E

Round 5:  Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle of corner st) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 5 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 28 V sts and 4- 7 dc

Color F

Round 6:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 7 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color A

Round 7:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 9 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 44 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color B

Round 8:   Join with sl st in 4th st of any corner (middle st of corner ) from previous round, ch 3, 6 more dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, V st in center of next 11 V sts, sk st, V st in next st, sk 2 sts*, {7 dc in next st, repeat *to* one time}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 52 V sts and 4 – 7 dc

Color C

Round 9:  Join with sl st to 4th st of any corner(middle st of corner) from previous round, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 3 sts, (sc,trc,sc) in the center of each of the next 13 V sts, sk st, sc in next 3 sts, 3 sc in next st*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in the next 3 sts, (sc,trc,sc) in the center of each of the next 13 V sts, sc in the last 3 sts, join with sl st to the beginning sc. = 52 (sc,trc,sc) and 36 sc  *you will continue to use Color C*

Round 10:  Ch 1, sc in same st, {3sc in next st, sc in the next 4 sts, *dec over next 2 sts, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 12 more times, sc in next 4 sts}, Repeat {to} 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 13 times, sc in last 3 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 148 sts

Weave in ends

That’s it… You now have a Ziggidy Zag Summer Square!!!

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.

 

Steel Ridge Wristlet’s… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Wristlet’s… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Wristlet’s

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One of the many things I love is to add crochet to is my wardrobe… Have you ever had a long sleeve shirt that is just slightly to short in the arms…  These Steel Ridge Wristlet’s add style, beauty and a touch of creativeness, along with a fix for the sleeve problem!!
Recently I designed the Steel Ridge Beanie, and immediately I saw the shell pattern draping on my wrists…  This fun, whimsical styled pattern is a quick project that you can whip up with your stash of yarn…  Wear these Steel Ridge Wristlet’s with the Steel Ridge Beanie for a great fashion look!!

Materials:

Yarn:  Approximately 200 yards worsted weight yarn ~ 2 Colors of Lion Brand Yarn Heartland Worsted Weight Yarn. Shown here in Great Smokey Mountains and Glacier Bay

Hook: J

Scissors and yarn needle

Stitches:

St ~ Stitch      Ch ~ Chain      Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet      Dc ~ Double Crochet      FP ~ Front Post      BP ~ Back Post

Tips:

*You will be working in the round

*Use even, slightly loose tension

*Using a darker color and a lighter color will show off the pattern

*It is easiest to carry your yarn up each round as you change color


Instructions:  Make 2

Color A ~ Great Smokey Mountain   Color B ~ Glacier Bay

Using Color A Chain 25

Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. Join to beginning being careful not to twist your work. = 24sc

Round 2:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in each st around, join with sl st around top of beginning ch 2. = 24 hdc

Round 3-10:  Ch 2, Bphdc around next st, *Fphdc around next st, Bphdc around next st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st around beginning ch 2. = 12 Bphdc & 12 Fphdc

Round 11:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sk st, 5dc(shell) in next st, sk st, * sc in next st,  sk st, 5dc shell in next st, sk st*, repeat *to* around, join to beginning sc. = 6 5dc shells & 6 sc

Change to Color B

Round 12:  Join yarn in same st as ending round 11, ch 1, sc in same st, *ch 6, sk 5dc shell, sc in next sc*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 6 –  ch6 & 6 sc

Change to Color A

Round 13:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 4 dc in same st, *sc around ch6 into 3rd dc of previous 5dc shell(see photo at bottom), 5 dc in next sc*, repeat *to* around. sc around last ch 6 into 3rd dc of previous 5dc shell, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 6 5dc shells & 6 sc

Rounds 14-19: repeat rounds 12 & 13.

Finish off Color A

Change to Color B

Join yarn in the sc you finished color A off in.  Ch 1, sl st in same st, *(sc,ch2,sc) in next 5 dc sts, sl st in next sc*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to the beginning sl st. = 30 (sc,ch2,sc) & 6 sl sts

Finish off and weave in ends.


Crochet with Me Week 4 Stitches

Photo of sc around ch 6 into 3rd dc of previous round.


Congratulations!!  You now have Steel Ridge Wristlet’s…  

Happy Crocheting…

Elena

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Steel Ridge Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Beanie

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Steel Ridge Beanie is a fun easy shell and chain pattern beanie… Pick 2 of your favorite colors and make one today!! Perfect for a cool afternoon or chilly evening.

Materials:

200 yards  total ~ 2 Colors of Lion Brand Yarn Heartland Worsted Weight Yarn. Shown here in Great Smokey Mountains and Glacier Bay

K Hook

Scissors

Pom Pom Maker

Stitches:

St ~ Stitch      Ch ~ Chain      Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet      Dc ~ Double Crochet      FP ~ Front Post      BP ~ Back Post

Gauge:

6 dc x 3 rows

Hat Size:

22″ around un-stretched 11″ tall(not including pom pom)

Tips:

*You will be working in the round

*Use even, slightly loose tension

*Using a darker color and a lighter color will show off the pattern

*It is easiest to carry your yarn up each round as you change color


Instructions:

Color A ~ Great Smokey Mountain   Color B ~ Glacier Bay

Using Color A Chain 61

Round 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. =60 sc

Carefully join with out twisting, you will secure the project when you make the brim

Round 2:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sk 2 sts, 5dc(shell) in next st, sk 2 sts, *sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5dc in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around, Join with sl st to beginning. = 10 5dc shells & 10 sc

Change to Color B

Round 3:  Join yarn in same sc as joining last round. Ch 1, sc in same st, *ch 6, sk 5dc shell, sc in next sc*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 10 ch6 & 10 sc

Change to Color A

Round 4:  Join yarn in same st as joining last round.  Ch 3(counts as dc now and through out), 4 dc in same st, * sc around ch6 from previous round and into 3rd dc of 5dc shell in round below(see picture at bottom), 5dc shell in next sc*, repeat *to*  around, sc around last ch6 into the 3rd dc of 5dc shell. Join to top of beginning ch 3. = 10 5dc shells & 10 sc

Rounds 5-26:  Repeat rounds 3 & 4

Finish off leaving long tail for securing top of beanie.

Weave tail in and out of each middle dc of 5dc shells. Draw closed and secure.

Crochet with Me Week 4 Stitches

Brim

Join Color A in any st of bottom of beanie

Round 1:  Sc 60 sts evenly around the bottom of the beanie. Join with sl st to beginning sc

Round 2:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in each st around. Join with sl st around the top of beginning ch 2. = 60 hdc

Round 3-5:  Ch 2, bphdc around next st,* fphdc around next st, bphdc around next st*, repeat *to* around. Join around top of beginning ch 2.

Finish off and weave in ends.

*Optional* Make a Pom Pom and secure it to the top of your new Steel Ridge Beanie


Congratulations, You now have a Steel Ridge Beanie… Make sure to share you pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2016 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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