Friday, June 26, 2020

Yarn Life - Free Graphghan




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Friday, June 19, 2020

Freshly Squeezed Lemonade Dishcloth





It's summer, so I'm dreaming of a freshly squeezed glass of lemonade.   OK, truthfully the name for this dishcloth came about from the stitches used: lemon peel stitch and crossed double crochet.  The crossed double crochet stitches look like they are squeezed together.  Don't you just love the texture from the Lemon Peel stitch?  It is my favorite!  The crossed double crochet border really highlights the beautiful center.  

This pattern is easy to make yet looks complex.  Win, win!  

If you love the lemon peel stitch as much as I do, check out the Lumpy Lemonade Dishcloth or the Northern Lights Winter Scarf.  


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Supplies:
Cotton yarn, approximately 70-80 yards
Size H or I hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sl-st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
st = stitch
sts = stitches
hk = hook
xdc = crossed double crochet  (see instructions below)

Special Stitch:
xdc = Crossed double crochet.  To make xdc, sk 1 dc, dc in next, go back and dc in skipped st.

Notes:
-Chain stitches do not count as a stitch, except where noted
-I use an H with I Love This Cotton and Premier Home and an I hook with Peaches & Creme.
-Gauge is not important.

Instructions:

Lemon Peel Center:
ch 23
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each ch across (22 sts)
Row 2: sc in first [dc in next, sc in next] repeat, hdc in last st
Rows 3-18; repeat row 2 until square

Border 1: 
ch 1, sc in each stitch around, place [sc-ch-sc] at each corner, sl-st to join;  placing 20 stitches evenly along the sides.  Mark the ch sp each corner with a stitch marker.

Border 2: 
ch 3 (counts as a stitch) 3 dc in ch sp, dc in sc, [10 xdc (side), dc in next, 3dc in next, dc in next (corner)] repeat, sl-st to join.  There will be 10 xdc on each side and dc-3dc-dc at each corner

Border 3:
ch1, sc in each st, place [sc-ch-sc] into the middle dc in each corner from the previous round, sl-st to join

Construction Notes:
-The Lemon Peel stitch center ends with a hdc in each row.  This keeps the dishcloth square.  
-On my two samples, I needed 18 rows on one and 19 rows on the other to make the center square.
-Border 1: I use stitch markers to mark the ch spaces at each corner to help place the dc stitches in the next round.  
-Border 2:  The sc-ch-sc at each corner will have a dc, 3dc, dc above.

Close Up View of Corner


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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Ferris Wheel Coasters



This coaster pattern is quick, yet it turns out so pretty!  Originally I wanted to make a fancier looking facial round (and yes, you could use this as a face scrubbie) but my friends told me that this was much too pretty for a facial round that instead, it needed to be a coaster.  

If you like the look of this, be sure to check out the Ferris Wheel Dishcloth pattern for a beautiful round dishcloth.

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Supplies:
Cotton yarn, approximately 6 yards
Size H or I hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sl-st = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
blo = back loop only
st = stitch
sts = stitches

Notes:
-Chain stitches do not count as a stitch.
-I use an H with I Love This Cotton and Premier Home and an I hook with Peaches & Creme.
-Gauge is not important.

Instructions:

Ch 4, sl-st to join or use the magic circle

Round 1: ch 2, 12 dc into ring, sl-st to join (12 stitches)

Round 2: [Every other is blo] ch 2, 2dc into first st, 2dc blo into next st,{2 dc into next st through both loops, 2dc blo into next st} sl-st to first dc to join (24 stitches)

Round 3: [All stitches blo]  ch 2,  2hdc into first st, 1hdc blo into next st,{2 hdc blo into next st, 1hdc blo into next st} sl-st to first dc to join (36 stitches)

Round 4 - decorative edge: ch 3, skip 1 st, sl-st in next {ch 3, sk 1 st, sl-st in next} repeat around.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Snippets & Scraps Flower Facial Rounds


Welcome to the fourth part of my series - Snippets & Scraps.  If you missed the other three you can find them here: Snippets & Scraps #1Snippets & Scraps #2 and Snippets & Scraps #3.   It has been so fun to come up with ideas to use cotton yarn scraps!  

I love how these flowers looked paired with one of the other Snippets & Scraps patterns.  Wouldn't it make a cute spa set for a gift or to keep for yourself?  These pretty flowers would also make a fantastic baby washcloth!  I gave one to my granddaughter for her to wash her face and she loves it.  It would also make a pretty coaster.  

Do you use cotton facial rounds/facial scrubbies?  I really like using them in the evening to wash up before bed.  I have a stack in a pretty glass jar in my bathroom.  If you are looking for patterns for other facial rounds, try Herringbone Facial Rounds or Fairy Rings Face Scrubbies

Flower Facial Rounds
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Supplies:
Cotton Yarn about 25 yards
Crochet Hook - size H or I or the size you are most comfortable using with cotton yarn
Scissors
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sl-st = slip stitch
dc=double crochet
sc = single crochet
BLO = back loop only
sk = skip
st = stitch
sts = stitches

Notes:
ch 3 at the beginning of each round does not count as a stitch throughout all patterns.
There are four design options.  


Option 2 and Option 1

Option 1: All one yarn

ch 4, sl-st to join or use magic circle
Round 1: ch 3, 12 dc in circle, sl-st to join (12 sts)
Round 2: ch 3, 2dc in each st, sl-st to join (24 sts)
Round 3: ch 3, 1 dc in same stitch, 2dc in next [1 dc, 2dc in next] repeat around, sl-st to join (36 sts)
Round 4: sl-st in next st, sk 1, 5dc in next, sk 1 [sl-st in next, sk 1 st, 5 dc in next, sk 1 st] repeat around, sl-st to join (45 dc, 9 sl-st)

Option 2: Two yarns - flower center and flower petals

Using yarn A:
ch 4, sl-st to join or use magic circle
Round 1: ch 3, 12 dc in circle, sl-st to join (12 sts)
Round 2: ch 3, 2dc in each st, sl-st to join, secure end and weave in (24 sts)

Using yarn B
Round 3: sl-st to join B, ch 3, 1 dc BLO in same stitch, 2dc BLO  in next [1 dc BLO, 2dc BLO in next]  repeat around, sl-st to join (36 sts)
Round 4: sl-st in next st, sk 1, 5dc in next, sk 1 [sl-st in next, sk 1 st, 5 dc in next, sk 1 st] repeat around, sl-st to join (45 dc, 9 sl-st) 


Option 3 and Option 1

Option 3: Two or three yarns - flower center, flower petals, and outline

Using yarn A:
ch 4, sl-st to join or use magic circle
Round 1: ch 3, 12 dc in circle, sl-st to join (12 sts)
Round 2: ch 3, 2dc in each st, sl-st to join, secure end and weave in (24 sts)

Using yarn B:
Round 3: sl-st to join B, ch 3, 1 dc BLO in same stitch, 2dc BLO  in next [1 dc BLO, 2dc BLO in next] repeat around,  sl-st to join (36 sts)
Round 4: sl-st in next st, sk 1, 5dc in next, sk 1 [sl-st in next, sk 1 st, 5 dc in next, sk 1 st] repeat around, sl st to join (45 dc, 9 sl-st)  secure end and weave in

Using yarn C or A:
Round 5: sl-st to join C, [sl-st in next] repeat around, sl-st to join
         
  

Option 4: Two yarns - flower with one yarn, coordinating yarn outline (not pictured)

Using Yarn A:
ch 4, sl-st to join or use magic circle
Round 1: ch 3, 12 dc in circle, sl-st to join (12 sts)
Round 2: ch 3, 2dc in each st, sl-st to join (24 sts)
Round 3: ch 3, 1 dc in same stitch, 2dc in next [1 dc, 2dc in next] repeat around, sl-st to join (36 sts)
Round 4: sl-st in next st, sk 1, 5dc in next, sk 1 [sl-st in next, sk 1 st, 5 dc in next, sk 1 st] repeat around, sl st to join (45 dc, 9 sl-st) secure end and weave in

Using yarn B:
Round 5: sl-st to join B, [sl-st in next] repeat around, sl-st to join




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Snippets & Scraps Series #3 Scrappy Dishcloths



Welcome to the third part in my series of scrappy dishcloths.  If you missed the other two you can find them here: Snippets & Scraps #1 and Snippets & Scraps #2.  This has been my favorite "go-to" scrap yarn pattern over the past 3 years.  

This pattern is more of a method than an actual pattern, but there are three patterns included below.  Gather up your supplies and follow along with the fun!  This scrap method works for short lengths of yarn.  When you reach the end of one scrap, add your next scrap yarn and continue working.    

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Supplies:
Cotton Yarn about 70-80 yards
Crochet Hook - size H or I or the size you are most comfortable using with cotton yarn
Scissors
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc=double crochet
hdc=half double crochet
st = stitch
sts = stitches
hk = hook
ch-sp = chain space


Snippets and Scraps Series #3 Suzette Stitch

 

Suzette Version:
Use three coordinating yarns

With yarn A
ch 28
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across, ch 1, turn (27 stitches)
Row 2: [sc, & dc in 1st st, sk next st] repeat across, sc in last st, ch 1, turn  (27 stitches)
Change to yarn B, but do not cut yarn A.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn B
Row 3: repeat row 2
Change to yarn C, but do not cut yarn A.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn C
Row 4: repeat row 2
Change to yarn A, but do not cut yarn C.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

Continue repeating row 2, changing colors at the end of each row until the cloth is the desired size.


This shows the yarn carried up the side

Snippets & Scraps Series #3 Lemon Peel

  

Lemon Peel Version:
Use 3 coordinating yarns.

With yarn A
ch 29
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across (28 stitches)
Row 2: sc in 1st st, dc in next [sc in next, dc in next] repeat across, hdc in last st (28 stitches)
Change to yarn B, but do not cut yarn A.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn B
Row 3: repeat row 2
Change to yarn C, but do not cut yarn B.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn C
Row 4: repeat row 2
Change to yarn A, but do not cut yarn C.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

Continue repeating row 2, changing colors at the end of each row until the cloth is square or the desired size.

Border Option:
The pink striped cloth pictured above has an optional border of sc around with sc-ch-sc at each corner.  



Snippets & Scraps Series #3 Mesh Dishcloth



Mesh Dishcloth Version:
Use 3 coordinating yarns

With yarn A
Chain 28
Row 1: sc in the fourth ch from the hook, (ch 2, skip one ch, sc in next) repeat across row, turn.
Change to yarn B, but do not cut yarn A.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn B
Row 2: ch 3, sc in the first ch-sp, ch 2 (sc in next ch-sp, ch 2) repeat across row, sc in last ch-sp, turn.
Change to yarn C, but do not cut yarn B.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn C
Row 3: repeat row 2
Change to yarn A, but do not cut yarn C.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

Continue repeating row 2, changing colors at the end of each row until the cloth is square or the desired size.

Note: On this sample, I used 5 different yarns, adding the next scrap piece when I ran out of the current yarn.  



The General Pattern for Snippets & Scraps Series #3

Use three coordinating yarns

With yarn A 
Foundation chain and row 1 of pattern
Change to yarn B, but do not cut yarn A.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn B
Row 2: pattern row
Change to yarn C, but do not cut yarn B.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

With yarn C
Row 3 repeat row 2
Change to yarn A, but do not cut yarn B.  Yarn will be carried up the side.

Continue repeating row 2, changing colors at the end of each row until the cloth is square or the desired size.


Tips and Suggestions:

You can use more than 3 yarns if you have smaller scraps to use up.  See the mesh dishcloth for an example.

To change the foundation chain length
  • Suzette stitch - start with an even number of chains
  • Lemon Peel stitch - start with an odd number of chains
  • Mesh stitch - start with an even number of chains


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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Scrappy Dishcloths



Out of all the dishcloths I designed for the Snippets and Scraps Series, the purple one pictured above is my absolute favorite.  It might be that is is my favorite color or that it uses my favorite stitch or it might be that the combination works perfectly together.  I loved it so much I made a second one.  You can see a picture of it at the very bottom of this post.  

Snippets & Scraps Series Number Two has three patterns plus general directions to turn your favorite stitch into a beautiful scrappy dishcloth.  For this series, I used the following stitches: Suzette, Lemon Peel, and Sedge stitch.  All three patterns are below.  In addition, there are instructions to create your own Snippets & Scraps Series #2 version using your favorite stitch and tips to modify the pattern based on the amount of scrap yarn you have.  

To view other fun scrap patterns, check out Snippets & Scraps Series #1 and my other dishcloth and washcloth designs.

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Supplies:
Cotton Yarn about 70-80 yards
Crochet Hook - size H or I or the size you are most comfortable using with cotton yarn
Scissors
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc=double crochet
hdc=half double crochet
st = stitch
sts = stitches
hk = hook
sk=skip


Notes: 
  • The turning chain does not count as a stitch in any of the patterns.  
  • Throughout this pattern, your main color is referred to as "Yarn A" and your accent color (scrap yarn) is referred to as "Yarn B."

Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Suzette Stitch

Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Suzette Stitch


Suzette Version:
Use two coordinating yarns,

With yarn B
ch 28
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across, ch 1, turn (27 stitches)
Row 2-4: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (27 stitches)

With yarn A
Row 5: [sc, & dc in 1st st, sk next st] repeat across, sc in last st, ch 1, turn  (27 stitches)
Row 6-22: repeat row 5
*To adjust for different hook or tension, repeat row 5 until the cloth is 1 inch from desired finished size

With yarn B
Rows 23-26 sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (27 stitches)



Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Lemon Peel

Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Lemon Peel

Lemon Peel Version:
Use 2 coordinating yarns.

With yarn B
ch 29
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across (28 stitches)
Row 2-4: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)

With yarn A
Row 5: sc in 1st st, dc in next [sc in next, dc in next] repeat across, hdc in last st (28 stitches)
Row 6-23: repeat row 5
*To adjust for different hook or tension, repeat row 5 until the cloth is 1 inch from desired finished size

With yarn B
Row 24-28: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)



Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Sedge Stitch  

Snippets & Scraps #2 Sedge Stitch

Sedge Stitch Version:
Use two coordinating yarns.

With yarn B
ch 29
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across (28 stitches)
Row 2-4: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)

With yarn A
Row 5: sc, hdc & dc in first stitch, sk 2 sts [sc, hdc & dc in next st, sk 2 sts] repeat across, sc in last st (28 stitches)
Row 6-21: repeat row 5
*To adjust for different hook or tension, repeat row 5 until the cloth is 1 inch from desired finished size

With yarn B
Row 23-27: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)

The General Pattern for Snippets & Scraps Series #2

Use two coordinating yarns

With yarn B
Foundation chain the number needed for your stitch pattern
Rows 1-4 single crochet

With yarn A
Middle section
Rows 5 Stitch pattern row
Repeat the stitch pattern row until the cloth is about 1 inch from desired finished size 

With yarn B
4 rows of single crochet

Tips and Suggestions:

  • Increase or decrease the number of single crochet rows based on the amount of scrap yarn you have on hand.
  • Use a solid as yarn B and a variegated as yarn A
  • Use coordinating solid scraps in place of the variegated yarn
  • To change the foundation chain length
    • Suzette stitch - start with an even number of chains
    • Lemon Peel stitch - start with an odd number of chains
    • Sedge Stitch - start with a multiple of 3+2

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Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Lemon Peel

Snippets & Scraps Series #2 Samples

Snippets & Scraps Series #1 Scrappy Dishcloths


I crochet a lot of dishcloths.  One thing that means is that I end up with a lot of small pieces of leftover cotton yarns.  Periodically I go on a scrap making binge and make what I call "ugly" dishcloths for my own use.  But, I got to thinking this time.  Do they really have to be ugly?  Can't I plan the scrappy dishcloths so that they are pretty?  So I set off on this journey to create some pretty scrap-friendly dishcloths.  I happen to have a lot of variegated yarn scraps, so these are all done with variegated scraps.  You could also use two solid yarns or complete the small stripe with a sold and the main part of the dishcloth with variegated yarn.  

Snippets & Scraps Series Number One has three patterns plus general directions to turn your favorite stitch into a beautiful scrappy dishcloth.  For this first series, I started with three of my favorite stitches: Suzette, Lemon Peel, and Double Lemon Peel.  All three patterns are below.  In addition, I give instructions to create your own Snippets & Scraps Series #1 version using your favorite stitch and tips to modify the pattern based on the amount of scrap yarn you have.  

Not only do I crochet a lot of dishcloths, but I also design a lot of dishcloths.  Please check out my other dishcloth designs here: Grandma Duck Designs Dishcloths & Washcloths

Updated: Be sure to check out Snippets & Scraps Series #2 now available!

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Supplies:
Cotton Yarn about 70-80 yards
Crochet Hook - size H or I or the size you are most comfortable using with cotton yarn
Scissors
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc=double crochet
hdc=half double crochet
st = stitch
sts = stitches
hk = hook

Note: The turning chain does not count as a stitch in any of the patterns.  Throughout this pattern, your main color is referred to as "Yarn A" and your accent color (scrap yarn) is referred to as "Yarn B."


Snippets and Scraps Series #1: Suzette Stitch

Snippets & Scraps Series #1 Suzette Stitch


Suzette Version:
Use two coordinating yarns,

With yarn A
ch 28
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across, ch 1, turn (27 stitches)
Row 2: [sc, & dc in 1st st, sk next st] repeat across, sc in last st, ch 1, turn  (27 stitches)
Row 3: repeat row 2

With yarn B
Row 4-7: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (27 stitches)

With yarn A
Row 8: Repeat row 2
Repeat Row 2 until the dishcloth is square or desired size
Last row: sc in each st across



Snippets and Scraps Series #1: Lemon Peel Stitch

Snippets & Scraps Series #1 Lemon Peel

Lemon Peel Version:
Use 2 coordinating yarns.

With yarn A
ch 29
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across (28 stitches)
Row 2: sc in 1st st, dc in next [sc in next, dc in next] repeat across, hdc in last st (28 stitches)
Row 3: repeat row 2

With yarn B
Row 4-7: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)

With yarn A
Row 8: repeat row 2
Repeat Row 2 until the dishcloth is square or desired size
Last row: sc in each st across





Snippets and Scraps Series #1: Double Lemon Peel Stitch

Snippets & Scraps Series #1 Double Lemon Peel

Double Lemon Peel Version:
Use 2 coordinating yarns

With yarn A
ch 29
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across, ch1 turn (28 stitches)
Row 2: sc in 1st st, sc in next, dc in next, dc in next {sc, sc, dc, dc} repeat across ending with dc, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)
Row 3: repeat row 2

With yarn B
Row 4-7: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)

With yarn A
Row 8: repeat row 2
Repeat Row 2 until the dishcloth is square or desired size
Last row: sc in each st across



The general pattern for Snippets & Scraps Series #1 

Use two coordinating yarns

With yarn A
Foundation chain the number needed for your stitch pattern
Row 1 single crochet
Row 2-3 stitch pattern rows

With yarn B
Rows 4-7 single crochet rows

With yarn A
Rows 8  stitch pattern row
Repeat row 8 until desired size
Last row sc in each st across

Tips and Suggestions:

  • Increase or decrease the number of single crochet rows based on the amount of scrap yarn you have on hand.
  • To change the foundation chain length
    • Suzette stitch - start with an even number of chains
    • Lemon Peel stitch - start with an odd number of chains
    • Double Lemon Peel stitch - start with a multiple of 4 + 1 


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Friday, May 15, 2020

Double Lemon Peel Stripe Dishcloth


Not that long ago I shared the pattern for the Double Lemon Peel Dishcloth.  This is a version of that pattern that includes rows of single crochet to show off the pretty texture of the double lemon peel stitch.  The single crochet rows could be done in a second yarn to really highlight the stripes.  

The cream-colored one pictured above was done with a slightly narrower cotton yarn using a size H hook.  The green variegated pictured below is a slightly thicker cotton yarn so I used a size I crochet hook.  You can see that because of the hook size, I needed a different number of rows to make the dishcloth square.  Review the notes below the pattern to adjust your dishcloth if needed.  

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Supplies:
Cotton yarn
Crochet hook size H (Size I)
Yarn needle
Scissors

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc=double crochet
st = stitch
sts = stitches
hk = hook

Notes: 
  • The turning chain does not count as a stitch.
  • Gauge is not important.  Continue the repeats until your dishcloth is square.
  • In the second double lemon peel row the single crochet stitches are above the double crochet stitches and the double crochet stitches are placed above the single crochet stitches.
  • To change the size, use a starting chain of a multiple of 4 +1


Pattern Instructions:

ch 29

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in ch across (28 stitches)

Row 2:  sc in each st across (28 stitches)

Row 3: (Double Lemon Peel) sc in 1st st, sc in next, dc in next, dc in next {sc, sc, dc, dc} repeat across ending with dc, ch 1, turn (28 stitches)

Row 4: repeat row 3 (28 stitches)

Row 5: sc in each st across (28 stitches)

Row 6: repeat row 5

If using H hook:
Rows 7-26: repeat rows 3-6

If using I hook:
Rows 7-22: repeat rows 3-6 

Bind off.  Weave in ends.

If you start with a different number of chains in your foundation row, continue repeating rows 3-6 until your dishcloth is square or desired size.  

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Fun on the Farm





Who doesn't love farm animals?  This would be cute done as a toddler blanket.  

I'm slowly going through my archived graphghan patterns and sharing those that I think people might like.  It's a good project while I'm spending extra time at home.  

Free Graphghan 150 x 200.
Written for single crochet.
Pattern: Farm Scene
Pinterest Link:  Pin the blanket pattern

You can find my other free graphghan patterns here: Grandma Duck Designs Graphghan Designs.

If you download a copy, please consider leaving me a comment. I appreciate the feedback.  If you have a suggestion for an item you'd like to see, drop me a comment or email.  I would love to hear from you!  If you want to connect with me, you can email me at grandmaduckdesigns@gmail.com.


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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Camping Crochet-A-Long

Do you love to camp?  Do you have friends or family that camp?  This CAL is sure to have something for everyone!  Don't want to make a blanket or throw?  You could make one or two blocks and make a fun tote bag!

These graphghan blocks are 60x60 unless otherwise noted.  Patterns include both row-by-row instructions and a full-color graph.

Blocks will be released 1-2 each week starting May 1st.  Bookmark this post, because blocks will be added here as they become available.

Don't miss the bonus 120x120 camping block - Happy Camper


 

June 15: Owls & Binoculars

 



 


May 30: Squirrel & Canoe

 


May 23:Backpack  May 20: Fishing Pole

          


May 15: Don't Feed the Bears.  May 13, 2020: Bear

  


May 10, 2020 blocks: Campfire Lantern 

  

May 1, 2020 blocks:  Tent & Camper

   

You can find my other free graphghan blocks and sets of blocks here: Grandma Duck Designs Graphghan Designs.

If you download any blocks, please consider leaving me a comment.  I would love to hear from you!  If you want to connect with me, you can email me at grandmaduckdesigns@gmail.com.


Happy Crafting
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