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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.

Coral and Stone Square… Free Crochet Pattern!

Coral and Stone Square… Free Crochet Pattern!

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Coral and Stone Square

The Coral and Stone Square is a fun and whimsical project that can be used to make fun afghans, pillows or a creative tote bag!!!  The pattern is easy and quick using several textual crochet stitches… Best of all it is another free crochet pattern!

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I loved designing  this lovely square and can’t wait to whip up several to join into a bright and fun afghan!!  Each square measures 12″ x 12″, but you can adjust the size by stopping at any point to make it smaller or adding additional double crochet and single crochet rounds to make it larger!

If you love this free pattern… Add it to your Ravelry queue and favorites for easy access!!  Click Here…

Materials:

Yarn – 50 yards each worsted weight yarn.  You can use 1-16 colors to make this your own.  I used the following:

Red Heart  with Love – Papaya(Color A), White(Color B) and Pewter(Color C)

 

Hook – Size J, I love the Clover Soft Touch Hooks!!

The only other item you will need is a pair of scissors…


Stitches:

St – Stitch

Ch – Chain

Sk – Skip

Sp – Space

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Trc – Treble Crochet

Special Stitch: Dc X St- Skip next st, dc in next st, dc back in previous sk st to form X st.

Instructions: 

Start with a Magic Circle and Color A… Click Here for a video tutorial from my good friend at Moogly!

Row 1:  Ch 1, 8 sc in center of magic circle, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 8 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, *ch 1, sk st, (sc,ch 2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, sk st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 4 ch1, 4 (sc,ch 2,sc) Finish off

Join Color B in any ch2 sp

Row 3:  Ch 3(Counts as dc now and throughout), 4 dc in same sp, *ch 1, 5 dc in next ch 2 sp*, Repeat *to* 2 more times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 20 dc, 4 ch1  Finish off

Join Color C  in any ch1 sp

Row 4:  Ch 1, sc in same st, *sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc in next ch1 sp*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 32 sc Do not finish off.

Row 5:  Ch 1, sc in same st, trc in next st(push st to the front to create a bobble), sc in next st, trc in next st, {3 sc in next st, *trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, trc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, trc in next st, sc in next st, trc in next st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 16 trc, 24 sc  Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 6:  Ch 3, 2 more dc in same st, *(dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 2 times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 16 dc X sts, 16 dc Finish off

Join Color B in any middle st of a corner

Row 7:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 4 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 5 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 24 trc, 32 sc  Finish off

Join Color C in any middle st of a corner

Row 8:  Ch 3, 2 more dc in same st, *(dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, 3 dc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, dc in next st, (dc X st over next 2 sts) 3 times, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 24 dc X sts, 16 dc  Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 9:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 6 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 7 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 32 trc, 40 sc  Finish off

Join Color B in any middle st of a corner

Row 10:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 17 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 17 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 80 sc  Do not finish off

Row 11:  Ch 3, *3 dc in next st, dc in next 19 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 dc in next st, dc in last 18 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 88 dc

Row 12:  Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, * 3 sc in next st, sc in next 21 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in last 19 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 96 sc  Finish off

Join Color C in any middle st of a corner

Row 13:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, {*trc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* 10 more times, trc in next st, 3 sc in next st}, repeat {to} 2 more times, repeat *to* 11 times, trc in last st, join with sl st to beginning sc. =48 trc, 56 sc Finish off

Join Color A in any middle st of a corner

Row 14:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 25 sts, 3 sc in next st*, repeat *to* 2 more times, sc in last 25 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 112 sc Do not finish off

Row 15:  Ch 3, * 3 dc in next st, dc in next 27 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 dc in next st, dc in last 26 sts, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 120 dc  Do not finish off

Row 16:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, *3 sc in next st, sc in next 29 sts*, repeat *to* 2 more times, 3 sc in next st, sc in last 27 sts, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 128 sc  Finish off

Block your square using either the wet or steam method.

Congratulations!!  You now have a Coral and Stone Square!

If you make the Coral and Stone Square, Make sure to tag me in your social media photos so I can see them too!! @BeaRyanDesigns(Twitter), @beatriceryandesigns(Instagram) or #beatriceryandesigns(Facebook)!  or #coralandstonesquare

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©Copyright 2018 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.

Green Tea Scarf… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Green Tea Scarf… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

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Green Tea Scarf

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Fun, Fresh and a Free Crochet Pattern!!  The Green Tea Scarf is a simple chevron pattern made with  “X” stitches…. This gives it a nice lacy, feminine look!! Using Caron Cakes Yarn lets all the color work happen before your eyes without having to weave in the ends too!!

SUPPLIES~

Yarn: 2 – Caron Cakes in Pistachio, 766 yards total(worsted weight)

Hook: H

STITCHES~

St – Stitch     Ch –  Chain     Sk – Skip       Dc – Double Crochet

X Stitch: Working over 2 stitches- Sk St, Dc in next St, Dc in previous st to create an X.

SIZE~

Approx. 8′ long using both Caron Cakes in full and 12″ wide

INSTRUCTIONS~

Ch 48

Row 1:  Dc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next 6 chs, sk 2 chs, dc in next 6 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 6 chs, sk 2 sts, dc in next 6 chs, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 6 chs, sk 2 chs, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in last st. = 46 dc.

Row 2:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and through out), turn, dc in same st, *3 X sts over next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, 3 X sts over next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st*, Repeat *to* 1 more time, 3 x sts over next 6 sts, sk 2 sts, 3 X sts over next 6 sts, 2 dc in last st. = 18 X sts, 4 dc

Rows 3- 135: Repeat row 2.

Finish off.

Congratulations!!!

You now have a Green Tea Scarf!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2017 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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