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

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

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

If you are just joining in the fun, there is still plenty more time to start this crochet along with us!!  Week one was a lot of fun.. had some new crochet techniques for many of us!  Week 2 is a much more calming section… I think you will love it.. And, at the end of the 2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery CAL you will have a beautiful afghan and something to be very proud of!! So follow along and have fun crocheting!

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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

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Fpdc – Front Post Double Crochet

Fptrc – Front Post Treble Crochet

 

Size at the end of Week 2: 18″ x 28″

 

We are starting on the right side.. Some of the rounds we will be turning. So remember the textural side is the right side…

Round 11:  Sl st in next st(this puts you in the corner st), ch 3, 2 dc in same st,  *Fpdc around next st, hdc in next 2 sts*, Repeat *to* 20 more times, Fpdc around next st, 3 dc in next st, Repeat *to * 11 times, Fpdc around next st, 3 dc in next st, repeat *to* 21 times, fpdc in next st, 3 dc in next st, repeat *to* 11 times, fpdc around the last st, join with sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. = 12 dc, 68 fpdc & 128 hdc ** there was a correction made in the pattern just after posting.. you will see it in Italic**

Round 12:  Ch 3, turn, dc in next 35 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 66 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 36 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 66 sts, 3 dc in last st, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 216 dc

Finish off

Turn to Right Side

Join Color B in corner st on the righthand side of the long edge in the same st you finished off

Round 13:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts, *fptrc around the fpdc 2 rounds below(see pic tutorial below), sc in next 2 sts(make sure to not sc in the st where you did the fptrc)*, repeat *to* 21 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, repeat *to* 12 times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, repeat *to* 22 times, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, repeat *to* 12 times, join with sl st to beginning sc. =68 fptrc & 144 sc

 

In the photo tutorial it shows 1sc between Fptrc’s. We are doing 2 sc in this pattern.

The photo below shows a sk st, this indicates the placement of the Fptrc and you will not do a sc in this st.

Round 14:  Ch 3, turn, dc in next 39 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 70 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 40 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 70 sts, 3 dc in next st,  join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 232 dc

Finish off

Turn to Right Side, Change to Color C in the right hand side long edge corner st as before.

Round 15:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts, *fptrc around the fptrc in the round below(See photo below), sc in next 2 sts*, repeat *to* 21 more times, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 12 times, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 22 times, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, repeat *to* 12 times, sc in last 2 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 172 sc and 68 fptrc

Round 16:   Ch 3, turn, dc in next 43 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 74 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 44 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 74 sts, 3 dc in next st,  join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 248 dc

Finish off

Turn to right side.  Change to Color A, join in back loop of righthand side corner st of the long side as before.

Round 17:  Ch 1, 3 blsc  in same st, blsc in next 76 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 46 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 76 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in last 46 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. = 256 blsc

Finish off

Do not turn

Change to Color B, join with sl st in bl of right hand corner stitch of long side as before

Round 18:  Ch 1, 3 blsc  in same st, blsc in next 78 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 48 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 78 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in last 48 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. =264 blsc

Finish off

Do not turn

Change to Color C, join with sl st in bl of right hand corner stitch of long side as before

Round 19:  Ch 1, 3 blsc  in same st, blsc in next 80 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 50 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 80 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in last 50 sts, join with sl st to beginning blsc. =272 blsc

Finish off

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That’s it… I hope you love this week!! I do and I can’t wait to share week 3 with you next week!

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!!   


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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.

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

Ziggidy Zag Summer Square… New Free Crochet Pattern

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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.

 

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