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2018 Crochet with Me.. Crochet Along Finale, Giveaway and Project Gallery!!

2018 Crochet with Me.. Crochet Along Finale, Giveaway and Project Gallery!!

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2018 Crochet with Me.. Crochet Along Finale, Giveaway and Project Gallery!!

 

The 2018 Crochet with Me.. Mystery Afghan Crochet Along was so much fun this year!!!  In this post you will have the opportunity to enter the Premier Yarns Grand Prize Giveaway and see some of the finished fan projects!

And there is still time to purchase Premier Yarns Every Day with a special discount…

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, Make sure you join the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group for future Crochet Alongs!!

Now, on to the giveaway…

Premier Yarns has a fun yarn package with 8 beautiful skeins that they will be sending to the winner of this giveaway!  The giveaway runs today through April 28th at 11: 59pm.  *This giveaway will be for US Residents only*. Stay tuned next Sunday the 29th for the announcement of the winner an another chance for an open country giveaway of an Amazon Gift Card.

 a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Fan Project Gallery 2018 … Come back often to see more additions!!

Suzzanne V

Renee B

Rebecca C

Korin C

Stephanie J

Missy N

K

Susan F

Joyce E

Carolyn B

Carolyn B

Jamie V

Tokkie D

Susan B

Michelle C

Grace D

Barbara N

Marie S

Melissa S

Sandra P

Christina T

Simone C

Cheryl C

Judy S

Peggy A

Peggy A

Diane H

Kimberly M

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.

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Week 1!!!

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Week 1!!!

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2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 1!!

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Welcome to the 2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL!!!  This is the 5th annual event and we always have so much fun and end up with beautiful afghans…!

Over the next 12 weeks, I will post a weekly section of the afghan for all of us to complete.  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.

Ok.. Let’s get started.. Grab your yarn and hook let’s create a beautiful afghan!!

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This Weeks Stitches:

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

** Video Tutorial for Foundation Single Crochet by my good friend at Moogly!!

**Odd rows will be the right side of this project

*Width 1st week, approx 66″

**There were edits made to row 2, 3, 16 & 17 due to website issues that wouldn’t hold the last repeats of each row because of special characters used… All fixed now** 1-30-18

Row 1:  Make 187 fsc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *Ch3, sk 3 sts, sc in next st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st*, Repeat *to* across, end with ch 3, sk 3, sc in last st.. =54 sc, 26 ch 2, 27 ch 3

Row 3:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, *3 dc in  ch3 sp, dc in next sc, 2 dc in ch2 sp, dc in next sc*, repeat *to* across, end with  3 dc in ch3 sp, dc in last st. = 187 dc

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *ch 3, sk 3 dc, sc in next st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st*, repeat *to* across to end, end last repeat with ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc in top of beginning ch 3. =54 sc, 26 ch2 sp, 27 ch3 sp

Row 5:  Ch 3, turn, *3 dc in ch3 sp, Fptrc around dc 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch2 sp, Fptrc around dc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* across, end last repeat with 3 dc in ch3 sp and dc in last st. = 135 dc & 52 Fptrc

Row 6:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc in Fptrc, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in Fptrc*, repeat *to* acros, end last repeat with ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc in top of beginning ch 3. = 54 sc, 26 ch2 & 27 ch3

Row 7:  Ch 3, turn, *3dc in ch3 sp, Fptrc around Fptrc 2 rows below, 2 dc in ch 2, Fptrc around next Fptrc 2 rows below*, repeat *to* across, end last repeat with 3 dc in ch3, dc in last st. =135 dc & 52 Fptrc

Rows 8-15:  Repeat rows 6 & 7

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

That’s it.. You have now completed week 1….

I can’t wait to see all your progress pics,, make sure to post them in the Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Group!!

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.


Boreal Bun Hat… Free Crochet Pattern!

Boreal Bun Hat… Free Crochet Pattern!

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Boreal Bun Hat

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Super simple messy bun hat!!  The  Boreal Bun Hat uses simple stitching and self stripping Boreal yarn by Premier Yarns to make this a quick and easy project…  Do you need to get out the door quickly?? Just pull your hair up through the top and whip it into a messy bun… Quick, Simple and you are out the door looking fashionable this season!!

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Materials ~

Yarn ~ 150 Yards of worsted weight wool yarn.  I used Premier Yarns Boreal in Kingfisher -2 Skeins

Hook ~ K

Elastic Hairband

Size ~

22″ circumference un-streatched  and 9″ height

Stitches ~

St – Stitch     Ch – Chain      Sp – Space      Sk – Skip      Sl St – Slip Stitch      Sc – Single Crochet     Hdc – Half Double Crochet     Dc – Double Crochet     Fpdc – Front Post Double Crochet

*Shell – 3 dc in designated st.

*Reverse Sc

Instructions~

Round 1:  52 foundation sc (or ch 53, turn sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across), join with sl st to beginning sc being very careful not to twist the project = 52 sc.*The foundation sc is a bit more stretchy and will make a better base.

Round 2:  Ch 3(counts as Dc now and throughout), sk st, 3dc in next st, *sk st, dc in next st, sk st, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* around, join around beg dc(this will make the joining st look like a fpdc by going around and not in the st). = 13 shells & 13 dc

Rounds 2 – 15:  Ch 3, *3dc shell in next st(this will be the 1st st of shell from previous round), sk 2 sts, fpdc around the next dc*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st around beginning dc. = 13 shells & 13 fpdc

*Attaching hairband – Ch 1, sc around the hairband into each st around, join with sl st to beginning sc.

BRIM

With right side still facing(outside of hat), join yarn in any st of beginning foundation sc row

Round 1:  Ch 1, sc in each st around, join to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Round 2 & 3:  Ch 2(counts as hdc), hdc in each st around, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 52 hdc

Round 4:  Ch 1, reverse sc around, join with sl st to beginning st. = 52 rev sc

Finish off, weave in ends.

Congratulations, you now have a Boreal Bun Hat!!!

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 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.

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