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2019 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!

2019 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 4!

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2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Week 4!

This week is easy-going, and simple stitching. There is a photo tutorial of the special stitch used.. So don’t worry if you have never used an X-Stitch before!  We are now 1/3 done.. Can you believe it??  I love this afghan, it is so easy to do one week at a time and in 12 weeks.. Voila.. An afghan!!!  If you are just joining me, you can still catch up, all the weeks including the Material List are in the Crochet with Me tab at the top of this page… Each week is just a few short hours of crochet.. Super manageable!

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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

Blhdc _ Back Loop Half Double Crochet

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

X St – X Stitch : Sk 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, dc in the 1st sk st (Photo tutorial below round 27)

This Weeks Size

30″ x 38″ smoothed, but not stretched

*This week we will be only working on the Right Side(side with texture).. No turning

Let’s Get Started!

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Round 25:  Ch 2, Blhdc in next st, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 97 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 69 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 97 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 67 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2 bl. = 344 blhdc

Round 26:  Ch1, blsc in same st, blsc in next 2 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 99 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 71 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 99 sts, 3 blsc in next st, blsc in next 68 sts, join with sl st to bl of beginning sc. = 352 blsc

Finish off

Join Color B in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 27:  Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, dc in next st, *X-st(see pic below for tutorial){Xst explanation above in stitch directory} over next 3 sts, dc in next st after X-st*, repeat *to* 24 more times, 5 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat *to* 18 times, 5 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat *to* 25 times, 5 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat *to* 18 times, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 86 X-sts & 110 dc’s

Finish off

Join Color A in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 28:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 105 sts(including the ch1’s), 3 sc in next st, sc in next 77 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 105 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 77 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 376 sc’s

Finish off

Join Color C in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 29:  Ch 3, 4 more dc in same st, dc in the next 4 sts, *X-st over the next 3 sts, dc in next st after X-st*, repeat *to* 24 more times, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in the next 4 sts, repeat *to* 18 times, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in the next 4 sts, repeat *to * 25 times, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, dc in the next 4 sts, repeat *to* 18 times, dc in the last 3 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 3. = 86 X-sts & 134 dc’s

Finish off

Join Color A in Right Hand Corner Stitch of the long side

Round 30: Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 111 sts(including the ch1’s), 3 sc in next st, sc in next 83 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 111 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 83 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 400 sc’s

Round 31:  Ch 2, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 113 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 85 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 113 sts, 3 blhdc in next st, blhdc in next 84 sts, join with sl st to top of ch 2. = 408 blhdc

Finish off..

That’s it.. You just finished week 4!!! I can’t wait to share week 5 with you!

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!!   

Here are the pics and links from previous weeks!!

2019 Crochet with Me!!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Material List and Promo Information!!!  Click Here…

2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 1!! 

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

2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 3!!

This shows how fast we are growing our Afghan’s!!!!!


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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.

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!!   


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

FacebookTwitter, Google+, Instagram, 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 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 CAL… Week 9!

2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL… Week 9!

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2018 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 9!!

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Welcome back to our Winter Crochet Along!!!  This year has flown by and we are already on week 9.. Wow!  I have enjoyed seeing all of the progress pictures in the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group… To join – Click Here!

On a fun note… Premier Yarns is sponsoring a fun Yarn Prize Package Giveaway at the end of the CAL… Stay tuned on how you can enter!!

So, if you are ready to get started… Let’s get week 9 on our hooks!!

** Due to the different crochet tensions, you may want to increase your yarn yardage up to 3400-3600**

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This Weeks Stitches:

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

** You will be reusing row 16.. So here it is so you don’t have to skip back to week 1!

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 111: 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 5 sts, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 7 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 5 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. = 147 dc, 28 ch 1 sps, 12 Fptrc

Row 112: Repeat row 16

Row 113: 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 6 sts, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 6 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. = 161 dc, 14 ch 1 sps, 12 Fptrc

Row 114: Repeat row 16

Row 115: 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

Row 116: Repeat row 16

Row 117: 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

Row 118: Repeat row 16

Row 119:  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 6 sts, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 6 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. = 161 dc, 14 ch 1 sps, 12 Fptrc

Row 120: Repeat row 16

Row 121: 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 5 sts, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 7 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 5 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. = 147 dc, 28 ch 1 sps, 12 Fptrc

Row 122:  Repeat row 16

Row 123:  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 4 sts, {ch1, sk 1, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 5 sts}, repeat {to} 12 more times, ch 1 sk 1, dc in next 3 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 4 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.  =147 dc, 28 ch 1 sp, 12 Fptrc

Row 124: Repeat row 16

Row 125: 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 3 sts, {ch1, sk 1, dc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 3 sts}, repeat {to} 13 more times, (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.  =147 dc, 28 ch 1 sp, 12 Fptrc

Row 126: Repeat row 16

Row 127: 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 2 sts, ch 1, sk 1, {dc in next 7 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, ch 1, sk 1}, repeat {to}12 more times, dc in next 7 sts, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 2 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. =147 dc, 28 ch tsp, 12 Fptrc

Row 128: Repeat row 16

Row 129: 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 st, {ch 1, sk 1, dc in next 9 sts}, repeat {to} 13 more times, ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st, (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. = 160 dc, 15 ch1 sp, 12 Fptrc

Row 130: Repeat row 16

That’s it… Week 9 is now complete.. only 3 weeks left!!

I can’t wait to see all your progress pics,, make sure to post them in the Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Group!!
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Come back next week for the 10th 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.

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