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Hearts Full of Love Square

Good morning everyone, today is the turn of the lovely Debby, I hope you get to know her a little more and check out some of her other designs after you get your square pattern for today!

Meet the Maker

Hi everyone,

I taught myself to crochet when I was 30.  My Mother was a great Crocheter and I wanted to learn.  Later I taught my daughter to crochet when she was 8.  We now crochet together and do Craft fairs.  

I design patterns that appeal to me.  I have finger puppets, bags, sweaters, stuffed animals, hoodies for both adults and children.  I have a great shark hoody for kids.  I love making things and the challenge of designing.  I have had 2 patterns published in Annie’s Crochet! And I will have two more coming out in Crochet World next year.  

Hearts full of Love Square

For Todays square you will need;

5mm (H) crochet hook

~100yards of red worsted weight yarn (or the colour of your choice. I used premier everyday red yarn. 

The pattern reminds me of little hearts.  As I made this square I thought of all my family and how much I love them. I am reminded of how much family means to us during the holidays and all year.  That is why I call it hearts full of love.  I hope you love it too.  

To get todays free pdf, click here to find my Ravelry (12/8/2021 8am est until 8am est 12/9/21).

To get the code for today’s square head back over the the round up page here

If you would like to support all the amazing designers in this CAL please consider purchasing the mystery bundle. For just $10 you will receive all 31 patterns.

To go back to the blog hop page to find the rest of the squares click here.

To learn more about my designs please follow me on;

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This is my first blog hop and I am so happy to be participating!  Please check me out on raverly , I also would love for you to check out some of my favourite creations. Thanks, happy crafting!

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The Holiday Gnome Square, Guest Design by Moras Crochet

Good morning everyone, today I am so happy to introduce an amazing new maker Jessica of Mora’s crochet. Today she is the featured designer in our Love and Joy Blog Hop. I hope you enjoy getting to know a new designer, scroll down to learn more about her and her designs and to get your FREE Pdf for the day!

Meet the Maker

Hi, I’m Jessica, I learnt to crochet when I was 8 from my great grandma (who is still around today!). The first full project I crocheted was a scarf and after that, I’ve been hooked. At 27 I started to create my own patterns and post them online to share with others and love seeing others create my creations. I love creating one of a kind pieces for people to enjoy.  My favorite things to create patterns for are things for my little who is 2 years old. She loves to touch all of mommies squishy yarn and look at all the colors.

I design hats, blankets, pillows and wearables for toddlers.  My favorite thing I have designed so far was a car seat poncho. It made putting my little in and out of the car so my easier. Check out all these designs in my Ravelry store.

The Holiday Gnome Square

for today’s square, I created a gnome on a corner to corner background. Gnomes immediately make me think of the holidays and I feel I see them everywhere now.  You will need: 

  • 100 yards of a worsted weight (4) yarn in Color A (I used Loops and Threads Impeccable in Forest Green)
  • 50 yards of a worsted weight (4) yarn for Color B (I used Loops and Threads color Garnet )
  • 150 yards of a worsted weight (4) yarn for Color C (I used Loops and Threads Impeccable in Gold)

and 1 yards of a worsted weight yarn for Color D (I used some scrap white)

Yarn needle

Size G (6) 4.00mm hook

Optional small tooth comb (for brushing the beard).

To get todays free pdf, click here to find my Ravelry (12/5/2021 8am est until 8am est 12/6/21).

If you would like to support all the amazing designers in this CAL please consider purchasing the mystery bundle. For just $10 you will receive all 31 patterns. Click here to find out more.

To go back to the blog hop page to find the rest of the squares click here.

Second Feature Square,

The Holiday Reindeer

For today’s Reindeer, you will need: 

  • 100 yards of a worsted weight (4) yarn in Color A (I used Loops and Threads Impeccable in Garnet)
  • 50 yards of a worsted weight (4) yarn for Color B (I used Loops and Threads color Gold )
  • 20 yards of a worsted weight (4) yarn for Color C (I used Loops and Threads Impeccable in Forest Green)

Yarn needle

Size G (6) 4.00mm hook

Optional small tooth comb (for brushing the beard).

To get todays free pdf, click here to find my Ravelry (12/9/21-12/10/21 est).

If you missed the code, head back over to the main round up page here.

If you would like to support all the amazing designers in this CAL please consider purchasing the mystery bundle. For just $10 you will receive all 31 patterns. Click here to find out more.

To go back to the blog hop page to find the rest of the squares click here.

Day 14: The Ornament Square

Get today’s ornament square by clicking the link here to Jessicas Raverly page.

Thankyou.

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This is my first blog hop and I am so happy to be participating!  Please check me out on raverly where I will have the pattern free for today only! I also would love for you to check out my Tik tok.  Help me reach my 1,000 followers, hopefully by the end of today so we will be able to finally do lives and chit chat!

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Love and Joy Blanket CAL 2021

Here we are, back again for the third year in a row with our winter mystery blanket! This year I’m happy to bring back some familiar faces along with some new designers.

If you haven’t followed along with one of our mystery blankets before I’m sure you are wondering what makes it a mystery. Well, every day for the month of December you can come to this page to grab a free PDF pattern for an 8×8 inch blanket square. Each pattern will be free for 24 hours only, after their feature day each pattern will be available at the price decided at the individual designer’s discretion. If you do not have time to ‘Hop the blogs’ each day you can purchase our PDF bundle at any time for access to all of the previous day’s patterns and access to each following pattern at pattern release. There is no early access as this helps keep the mystery of the CAL alive!

For this CAL you will need;

All you will need is 3 colours of worsted weight yarn of your choice. We went with; Red, Green and Gold.

Hooks will differ between pattern squares, so just make sure you check your gauge.

Here are the estimated amounts for what we used:

Red; 1000yrds

Green: 900- 1000yrds

Yellow: 900-1000yrds

Hooks: 4.5mm, 5mm, 5.5mm, or whatever hook you need to meet the pattern gauge.

I hope you all enjoy our Crochet Along, please join our Facebook group if you would like to get help on any of the squares or to share your progress so far!!

Click here to join the Facebook Group

Day 1: Bear Rye Crochet Popcorn Tree. By Claire of Bear Rye

It’s time for the first square of the season. Use code LOVE to get todays free square over on my Ravelry.

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/3/2021)

Don’t forget to tune in daily for a new free PDF download. If you would like to join in the CAL head over to our Facebook group to work through the patterns with other makers just like yourself.

Day 3: The Striped Moss Square by Erin of Juniper and Oakes.

Today’s Beauty comes from Juniper and Oakes Designs. Head over to her blog to find your link for today’s free download. Use code LOVEJOYMOSS on the link in here page.

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/4/2021)

Click here.

Day 2: Popcorn Gift Square by Claire of Bear Rye

Time for Day 2!! Sorry, they are out of order, but here it is. Head over to my Ravelry Store and use code JOY to get today’s square for free.

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/4/2021)

Click here for the free download!

Day 4: The Jolly Holly Square by Nicolle of Traveling Hook Creative.

It’s day 4 already! Use code ‘JOY’ to get the free downloadable PDF. Check out Nicolle’s blog here to get the link to her Ravelry account.

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/5/2021)

Day 5: The Holiday Gnome Square by Jessica of Moras Crochet

Ok, but isn’t he cute? For today’s square, you do not need a code. The PDF is up for free all day in Jessicas Ravelry Store. Click here to learn more about Moras Crochet and to get the link for today’s square!!

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/6/2021)

Day 6: Celtic Chain Heart by Crazy Cow Creations

Here is the lovely Celtic Heart by Betheny. Head over to her Ravelry today and use code ‘Celtic Heart’ to get the free PDF download Click here to find out how to get the pattern.

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/7/2021)

Day 7: The Christmas Joy Square by Jacqui of CatKitBob

Here is today’s square, this beautiful flower design that has all the Christmas vibes. Use code JOY directly on Jacquis blog cart. The square is also available on Ravelry as an automatic discount.

Click here to find today’s square.

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Day 8: Hearts Full of Love by Debby Pincumbe

Today’s square is by the lovely Debby Pincumbe, Head over to her blog page here to learn about this new designer.

Use code FAMILY on her Ravelry to get the pattern for free until 8 am EST 12/8/21

THIS CODE IS EXPIRED (12/9/12

Day 9: The Holiday Reindeer Square by Jessica of Mora’s Crochet

Todays Reindeer is the second of Mora’s crochets designs! To get the information for this square make sure to scroll all the way down her blog post.

You can use code RED in her Ravelry to get this PDF for free today only 12/9/21 8 am until 12/10/21 8 am EST

THIS COUPON IS NOW EXPIRED (12/10/21)

Day 10: The Christmas Granny Square by Barbara of BFancy

Today’s gorgeous square is bought to us by Barbara of Bfancy designs. Head over to her page and use code ‘GRANNY’ to get your pattern for free today.

Use code GRANNY over on my Ravelry.

THIS COUPON IS EXPIRED (12/11/21)

Day 11: Christmas Angels Square by Jo of Jos Crafty Hook

Jo today has made this adorable mesh pattern. How cute is it that they look like little Angels?

Head over to her blog here to find her Ravelry link. Use code LOVEANDJOY to get today’s square for free today only (12/11/21) EST

Click here to find out more.

Day 12: The Star of Wonder by Rashmi of SaiASmi – Dreamz in Yarn

Our next square is this adorable Star-shaped Granny. Head over to Rashmi’s blog and use code Wonder to get your free PDF today only.

Click here

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED (12/13/21)

Day 13: Hope, Love Peace and Joy by Jessica of Jessica Paz

How cute is this square? I love the use of colours in the pattern! Head over to Jessica’s blog to get the free PDF pattern for the next 24 hours (8 am 12/13/21 EST until 8 am 12/14/21 EST)

Use code JOY to get your free PDF

Click here

Day 14: Holiday Ornament Square by Jessica of Moras Crochet

Jessica has made another adorable c2c square to add to our blanket! Head over to the link below to learn more about Jessica and get you free PDF for today. Use code ‘LOVE’ to get your square for free today only 12/14/21-12/15/21 8 am EST

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Click Here for your square

Day 15: The Joyful Square by Pam of Pams Cozy Corner

Today’s square encompasses the overall feeling of this wonderful CAL. Head over to Pam’s blog and use code ‘FREEJOY’ to get the pdf download for free, today only (12-15-21 until 12/16/21 8 am EST)

Click here for your pattern.

THIS CODE HAS EXPIRED.

Days 16-31

Thanks for following along this far everyone! For days 16-31 the lovely Faydra of Knottie Hooks will be hosting these on her website. Head over there for the following squares.

If you missed any of our previous squares or would love to support our great designers for bringing you this fun event for October, click below to learn more about the Bundle. It is only $10USD for all 31 patterns. That is only 32c per pattern.

If it isn’t in your budget to purchase the bundle, or if you followed along thus far, you can still support all our designers in these FREE, no-cost ways.

  1. Join our Facebook group to share all your blanket makes. We love seeing what everyone is making and would love your feedback on the patterns!
  2. Share the CAL on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest!
  3. Follow us on Social Media
  4. Sign up for our mailing lists to hear about new patterns and CALS.

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Winter Spruce Square

Here is my fourth and THE final square for the Hope in the Holidays CAL. There was a bit of a delay in releasing the square due to family issues. I want to thank everyone who reached out to check-in. If you want to join in the CAL head over to the main page here. I can’t wait to see everyone’s colour combinations!

What is the Hope in the Holidays CAL?

Throughout the month of December, we will be releasing each pattern for free for the first 24 hours. After that period each pattern will cost between $1- $3 at the designers discretion on their personal page. If you don’t feel like you have time to follow along with the blog hop daily. Or if you have missed out on any of the patterns don’t worry. We have put together the option to purchase all of our patterns together in one convenient bundle.

If you would like to join in on the CAL and receive your pattern for free today. Click the button below.

Winter Spruce Square

What Do I need?

For all the squares in our bundle the lovely people over at WeCrochet were kind enough to donate the yarn. Without them we would not be able to bring you this CAL.

We will all be using Mighty Stitch worsted weight yarn.

This Square uses the colours, Spruce (Main Colour), White (Colour A) and Chocolate (Colour B)

Hook: 4mm hook I used my Furls Streamline hook. If you suffer from wrist pain these hooks are invaluable!

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x 4= 16sts by 20rows

After grabbing your coupon code head to my Ravelry here to purchase the pattern for free. OFFER ENDS DECEMBER 2020.

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Dc. Double Crochet

Hdc. Half Double Crochet

Sc. Single Crochet

St. Stitch

In Main Colour (MC) Ch 36

Row 1: In 4th ch from hook, 2dc, *skip 3chs, (sc, chs, sc) in next ch, skip 3, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next ch.*

Repeat * across until 4chs remain. Skip 3ch, 3dc in the last ch.

Row 2: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st.

Row 3: Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 4: (CA) Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st.

Row 5: Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 6: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st.

Row 7: (CB) Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 8: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st.

Row 9:  Ch3, 2dc in the first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 10: (CA) Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st

Row 11: Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 12: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st

Row 13: (CB) Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 14: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st

Row 15: Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 16: (CA) Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st

Row 17: Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 18: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st

Row 19:(CB) Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

Row 20: Ch 3, sc in first dc. *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in the next ch3 space. (Sc, ch3, sc) in the next ch 2 space.*

Repeat * across until 4 sts remain, skip 3, (sc, ch1, hdc) in last st

Row 21: Ch3, 2dc in first Hdc, *(sc, ch3, sc) in ch2 space, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch 3 space.*

Repeat * across until 4sts remain, 3dc in last st.

For edging use Colour B. Dc evenly around all sides. In each corner dc, ch2, dc. To create an even look do a second row of dc in each stitch on the vertical sides of the square. Cut and bind off.

This Blanket Square is part of the Hope in the Holidays Blanket CAL. Head over to www.bearrye.com/crochet-a-longs/hope-in-the-holidays.html to get the rest of our squares.

Don’t forget to tag your makes in Ravelry as well as using #bearrye, #bearryecal and #hopeintheholdayscal on Instagram and Facebook so we can all see your lovely makes.

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Candy Cane Filet

Here is third square for the Hope in the Holidays CAL. There was a bit of a delay in releasing the square due to family issues, but thanks to everyone who reached out to check in. If you want to join in the CAL head over to the main page here. I can’t wait to see everyone’s colour combinations!

What is the Hope in the Holidays CAL?

Throughout the month of December we will be giving you the opportunity to download each pattern as it is released for the first 24hours. After that period each pattern will cost between $1- $1.50 through the designers personal page. But if you don’t feel like you have time to follow along with the blog hop daily, or if you have missed out on any of the patterns don’t worry. We have put together the option to purchase all of our patterns together in one convenient bundle for a limited time.

If you would like to join in on the CAL and receive your pattern for free today. Click the button below.

Candy Cane Filet

What Do I need?

For all the squares in our bundle the lovely people over at WeCrochet were kind enough to donate the yarn to all our designers so we could bring you this CAL. We will all be using Mighty Stitch worsted weight yarn.

This Square uses the colours, Love Letter (Main Colour), White (Colour A) and Silver (Colour B)

Hook: 4mm hook I used my Furls Streamline hook. If you suffer from wrist pain these hooks are invaluable!

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x 4= 16sts by 20rows

After grabbing your coupon code head to my ravelry here to purchase the pattern for free.

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Dc. Double Crochet

St. Stitch

In Main Colour (MC) Ch 30. 

Row 1: (MC) Dc in 4th ch from hook.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2 chains, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2 chains, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2 chains, dc in last 5.

Row 2: (CA) Ch2, skip first dc, dc in 6 sts.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in last st. 

Row 3: (CA) Ch2, dc in 7, ch 2.

(MC) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(CA) skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) ch1,  dc in last st.

Row 4: (MC) Ch2, skip first dc, dc.

(CA) Ch 2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 6.

Row 5: (CA) Ch2, skip first dc, dc in 3, ch2.

(MC) skip 2, Dc in 7, ch2.

(CA) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(MC) skip 2, dc in last 4.

Row 6: (MC) Ch2, skip first dc, dc in 5.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, dc in last 2.

Row 7: (CA) Ch 3

(MC) Skip 1, dc in 7, ch2.

(CA) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2,

(MC) skip 2, dc in 8.

Row 8: (MC) Ch4, skip 3, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch 2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in last 7.

Row 9: (MC) Ch2, skip first dc, dc in 4, ch2.

(CA) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(MC) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(CA) skip 2, dc in last 3.

Row 10: (CA) Ch2, skip first dc, dc in 4.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in last 3.

Row 11: (MC) Ch4.

(CA) Skip 3, dc in 7, ch2.

(MC) Skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(CA) Skip 2, dc in last 7.

Row 12: (MC) Ch 3

(CA) Skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 8.

Row 13: (CA) Ch2, dc in 5, ch2

(MC) dc in 7, ch2

(CA) dc in 7, ch2

(MC) dc 2

Row 14: (MC) Ch2, skip 1, dc in 3.

(CA) Ch2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, dc in last 4.

Row 15: (CA) Ch2, skip 1, dc, ch2.

(MC) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(CA) skip 2, dc in 7, ch2.

(MC) skip 2, dc in 6.

Row 16: (MC) Ch2, skip 1, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(MC) Ch2, skip 2, dc in 7.

(CA) Ch1, skip 1, dc in 1.

Cut and bind off.

For edging use Colour B. Dc in every stitch around all sides. In each corner 2dc, ch2, 2dc. Repeat this for a second row. Cut and bind off.

This Blanket Square is part of the Hope in the Holidays Blanket CAL. Head over to www.bearrye.com/crochet-a-longs/hope-in-the-holidays.html to get the rest of our squares.

Don’t forget to tag your makes in Ravelry as well as using #bearrye, #bearryecal and #hopeintheholdayscal on Instagram and Facebook so we can all see your lovely makes. 

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Oh Christmas Tree

Here is my second square for the Hope in the Holidays CAL. I really liked creating this design and spent some time choosing my colours. If you want to join in the CAL head over to the main page here. I can’t wait to see everyones colour combinations!

What is the Hope in the Holidays CAL?

Throughout the month of December we will be giving you the opportunity to download each pattern as it is released for the first 24hours. After that period each pattern will cost between $1- $1.50 through the designers personal page. But if you don’t feel like you have time to follow along with the blog hop daily, or if you have missed out on any of the patterns don’t worry. We have put together the option to purchase all of our patterns together in one convenient bundle for a limited time.

If you would like to join in on the CAL and receive your pattern for free today. Click the button below.

Oh Christmas Tree

What Do I need?

For all the squares in our bundle the lovely people over at WeCrochet were kind enough to donate the yarn to all our designers so we could bring you this CAL. We will all be using Mighty Stitch worsted weight yarn.

This Square uses the colours, White (Colour A), Chocolate (Colour B) and Spruce (Colour C)

Hook: 4mm hook I used my Furls Streamline hook. If you suffer from wrist pain these hooks are invaluable!

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x 4= 16sts by 20rows

After grabbing your coupon code head to my ravelry here to purchase the pattern for free.

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Sc. Single crochet

A: Colour A

B: Colour B

C: Colour C

Pattern Notes

  1. All stitches will be done in SC.
  2. After a colour change carrying the yarn under your stitches is the easiest way to switch between the colours.
  3. The written pattern will be abbreviated as ‘A13, B5’, this translates to ‘single crochet 13 in white, single crochet 5 in Chocolate.
  4. Every row will start with a ch 1.

Written Instructions

In Colour A (A), ch 34. 

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook, sc across. Turn (33sts)

Row 2: A33. 

Row 3: A33

Row 4: A7, B3, A13, B3, A7 

Row 5: A7, B3, A13, B3, A7

Row 6: A1, C15, A1. C15, A1

Row 7: A2, C13, A3, C13, A2

Row 8: A3, C11, A5, C11, A3

Row 9: A4, C9, A7, C9, A4

Row 10: A5, C7, A9, C7, A5

Row 11: A3, C11, A5, C11, A3

Row 12: A4, C9, A7, C9, A4

Row 13: A5, C7, A9, C7, A5

Row 14: A6, C5, A11, C5, A6

Row 15: A7, C3, A13, C3, A7

Row 16: A6, C5, A11, C5, A6

Row 17: A7, C3, A13, C3, A7

Row 18: A8, C1, A15, C1, A8

Row 19: A33

Row 20: A33

Row 21: A33. 

Row 22: C33

Row 23: C7, B3, C13, B3, C7 

Row 24: C7, B3, C13, B3, C7

Row 25: C1, A15, C1. A15, C1

Row 26: C2, A13, C3, A13, C2

Row 27: C3, A11, C5, A11, C3

Row 28: C4, A9, C7, A9, C4

Row 29: C5, A7, C9, A7, C5

Row 30: C3, A11, C5, A11, C3

Row 31: C4, A9, C7, A9, C4

Row 32: C5, A7, C9, A7, C5

Row 33: C6, A5, C11, A5, C6

Row 34: C7, A3, C13, A3, C7

Row 35: C6, A5, C11, A5, C6

Row 36: C7, A3, C13, A3, C7

Row 37: C8, A1, C15, A1, C8

Row 38: C33

Row 39: C33

Row 40: C33. 

Cut long tail to join to other square. Finish.

This Blanket Square is part of the Hope in the Holidays Blanket CAL. Head over to www.bearrye.com/crochet-a-longs/hope-in-the-holidays.html to get the rest of our squares.

Don’t forget to tag your makes in Ravelry as well as using #bearrye, #bearryecal and #hopeintheholdayscal on Instagram and Facebook so we can all see your lovely makes. 

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Modern Snowflakes

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After the success of our last two mystery blankets I am so excited to share our second Christmas blanket crochet a-long. This year I have joined up with 23 other designers and trust me, the designs we have to show you will not disappoint. To follow along with our CAL head straight over to the main CAL page here.

Throughout the month of December we will be giving you the opportunity to download each pattern as it is released for the first 24hours. After that period each pattern will cost between $1- $1.50 through the designers personal page. But if you don’t feel like you have time to follow along with the blog hop daily, or if you have missed out on any of the patterns don’t worry. We have put together the option to purchase all of our patterns together in one convenient bundle for a limited time.

If you would like to join in on the CAL and receive your pattern for free today. Click the button below.

What Do I need?

For all the squares in our bundle the lovely people over at WeCrochet were kind enough to donate the yarn to all our designers so we could bring you this CAL. We will all be using Mighty Stitch worsted weight yarn.

This Square uses the colours, Love Letter (Main Colour), White (Colour A), Silver (Colour B)

Hook: 5.5 hook I used my Furls Streamline hook. If you suffer from wrist pain these hooks are invaluable!

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x 4= 13 x 14rows

After grabbing your coupon code head to my ravelry here to purchase the pattern for free.

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Dc. Double Crochet

Mc. Magic Circle

Sc. Single crochet

Slst. Slip Stitch

Set up Make base square

In Main Colour, ch 27, turn. 

Row 1: Skip first Ch, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 2: Ch1, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 3: Ch 2, dc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 6- 29: Repeat rows 3-5

Cut long tail to join to other square. Finish.

Make Snowflake Number 1

Make a Magic Circle, Ch 2

Row 1: *2Dc, ch2* Repeat 5 more times in ring. Join in the first ch 2. Turn ( 12sts)

Row 2: Slst into first ch space. Ch2, dc, ch 3, 2dc into same ch space. *In the following ch2 space 2dc, ch 3, 2dc*. Repeat * 4 more times. Join in the first ch2. (24sts). 

Finish and cut long tail to sew onto base square.

Make Snowflake Number 2

In mc, Ch 5.

Row 1: *Hdc, ch 3* Repeat * 4 more times. Join in the 2nd ch of beginning ch5 (the remaining 3chs act as your first Hdc). (6sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining ch. 2sc, ch 5, 2sc in the following ch space, *sc in hdc, (2sc, ch5, 2sc) in following ch3 space. Repeat * Join in first sc. (6 ch5 spaces)

Row 3: Ch 1, *sc, ch3, (sc, ch5, sc, ch7, sc, ch5, sc) in 3rd ch of the following ch5 space, ch3 skip next 2 sc* Repeat * around, ending the final repeat at the final ch3. Join in first sc. (6 ch7 points).

Finish and cut a long tail to sew onto base square. 

This Blanket Square is part of the Hope in the Holidays Blanket CAL. Head over to the main CAL page to get the rest of our squares.

Don’t forget to tag your makes in Ravelry as well as using #bearrye, #bearryecal and #hopeintheholdayscal on Instagram and Facebook so we can all see your lovely makes. 

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Hope in the Holidays

Hope in the holidays

How does it work?

After a successful turnout for the Spring CAL we have decided to host another Holiday themed blanket. This years theme was based upon the prompt ‘Home for the Holidays’. So from December 2nd until January 1st each designer will be presenting an 8×8 inch square with their own personalised design. All these squares can be combined together to create a blanket. You can use all of them, or a combination of your favourites to create an amazing heirloom. 

Each days featured designer will be giving their design away as a FREE PDF download. To get the free downloads you will need to visit this page each day of the month, where the pattern will be posted at 8am EST with the coupon code required to download their pattern. On each designers blog you will find the following button to lead you to their store.

Make sure you apply the coupon code in your shopping cart as prompted.

If you would like to get daily reminders for your squares you can follow this page by signing up to my newsletter and follow along on Instagram.

Supplies
To make it easier to follow along all designers worked from the same yarn palette. Some squares could include up to 4 colours, while others may have only 1.
We used Mighty Stitch yarn, which we were very lucky to have donated to us by We Crochet.

The colours chosen were as follows,

Black, Chocolate, Love Letter, Oyster, Silver, Spruce and White.

If you would like to join in the CAL, join the CAL group over on Facebook. This is where you can ask any questions you may have on the patterns and share your blanket progress. You can also Make along with us on Instagram using the hashtags #bearryeCALs #Hopeintheholidays and #bearrye . I will be sharing all your makes in my stories so everyone can make together!

Day 1: Hearts come home for the Holidays by Faydra of Knottie Hooks

Hope in the Holidays Day 1

Our first square this year is brought to us by Faydra of Knottie Hooks. Her free pattern is available directly on her own site store. So head down to the end of her post to add the pattern into your cart.

Use code ‘Hope’ for your free download until 8am EST December 4th THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 2: Modern Snowflakes by Claire of Bear Rye

Todays Square is by me. I had so much fun designing this Square. Head over to the design page here.

Use the code Hope to receive the PDF for free until 10am December 5th 2020. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 3: Unwind and Grit it by Faydra of Knottie Hooks

Today marks the first texture square in our blanket. Head over to Faydras website and use code ‘unwind’ until 8am est December 6th. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 4: Elf 2020 by Steph of Classy Lady Crochet

I think this is my favourite square so far. Steph has some amazing wall hangings. Head over to her blog to grab the free pattern.

For her free pdf download head over to her blog and use the code ELF2020CAL until 8am December 7th EST. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 5: The Cozy Scottie Blanket Square by Nicolle of Travelling Hook Creative

This cute Scottie Dog Was made by Nicolle of Travelling Hook Creative and can be found on her blog. Click here to see the pattern for free or purchase a cost effective PDF version.

Use code SCOTTIE to download the PDF for free, today only. (12/7/2020). THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 6: Oh Christmas Tree by Claire Rye of Bear Rye

Here is my own personal second entry into our CAL this year. Check out the free pattern here.

For today only (12/9/2020) until 11am EST 12/10/2020 use code Trees in my ravelry store. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 7: Textured Snowflake Square by Suzanne Carlson of Crafting each Day

Suzanne has made this beautifully textured snowflake. Head over to her blog to get the free pattern.

Get the free PDF today only (12/9/2020 until 8am 12/10/2020) use code SNOW at checkout. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 8: Simsple stripes by Christine Botelho

Today Marks our first Tunisian square! Christine has made us this simple, but elegant square for todays contribution.

Head over to Christine’s page and use the code STRIPE to get the square for free today only (12/10/2020 until 8am EST 12/11/2020). THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 9: Merry Tree by Amber Bliss Calderon of Bliss this

Amber has presented us with this beautiful raised design. I just love the way the texture makes the design. Head over to her blog for the free pattern.

For your free PDF head over to Amber’s blog here and use code ‘hope2020’ available until 11.59pm est 12/12/2020 THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 10: My Favourite Holiday Mug by Jan Yuill

Jan’s given us another beautiful colour work piece. Head over to her blog to see the free pattern.

Head over to her blog today for the free PDF, use code ‘MUG’ until 12/13/2020 8am EST. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 11: Gift Wrapped Square by Jade Wald

Jade of Jaded Crafts and Creations has made this adorable gift square. Head over to her blog to get the free pattern.

For today only 12/13/2020 until 8am est 12/14/2020 use the code GIFT to get the free PDF from Jades blog. THIS PDF IS NO LONGER FREE

Day 12: Winter Wreath Square by Jessica Paz

This square is super easy to make. But so cute. Head over to Jessica’s blog to grab the free pattern

For the free PDF, use code WREATH today only. 12/14/2020 until 8am est 12/15/2020

Day 13: Plaid and Gift Box square by Tae Nomura

How cute is this square? Head over to Taes blog for this gorgeous square!

As part of our CAL, use code BOX between the dates of 12/15/2020 until 8am EST 12/16/2020

Day 14: Candy Cane by Hortense Maskens

This square is so simple, yet fun. Check out the square on her website.

Get the free PDF today using the code CANDY. Available between 8am est 12/16/2020 until 8am est 12/17/2020

Day 15: Christmas Stocking Cap by Debbie Field

Look at the beautiful pompom hat! Debbie’s square is available over on her blog for free.

Grab the free PDF using the code STOCKINGCAP by 12/18/2020 8am est

Day 16: Tunisian Cookie Square by Noorain

Noor has given us this super cute Tunisian addition to our blanket. Head over to her blog for the free pattern.

Use code ‘HOME’ to get the PDF free between the dates of 12/18/2020 to 8am EST 12/19/2020.

Day 17: Letter to Santa by Raffaela

Isn’t this letter to Santa beautiful? I just love the detail that has gone into the design. Head over to the Raffamusa Blog for the free pattern.

Get the free PDF today only using the code ‘tosanta’ only available between 12/19/2020, until 8am est 12/20/2020

Day 18: Winter Waves by Sarah of Ned and Mimi

Todays square is a beautiful filler square. This is the perfect subtle texture for our blanket. Get the free pattern here.

To get the free PDF, head over to her blog and follow the link to Ravelry. Use the code HOPE. Make sure you grab it before 8am est 12/21/2020

Day 19: The Monogrammed Square by Jamie

Today’s square is this beautiful monogrammed piece. Jamie has supplied us with instructions on how to pick your own letter. Head over to her blog to get the free pattern.

Use code HOLIDAY on her blog to get the free PDF. The code is only valid until 8am EST 12/22/2020

Day 20: Serene Snowflake by Janine Mudge

Here’s another tunisian square, with a twist. This square uses both Tunisian crochet and cross stitch. Head over to Janines blog to get the free pattern.

As part of our CAL use code ‘SNOWFLAKE’ to get the PDF free until 8am est12/23/2020

Day 21: Holiday Gnome square by Brittany Garber

Isn’t this square just classic?? I just love this little gnome Brittany of KnotbadBritt made. Head over to her blog for the free pattern.

Use code ‘gnomefree’ until 8am Est 12/24/2020 to recieve your free PDF pattern.

Day 22: Holly Square by Ashley Edmonds

This design is so classic, I can just see it being a blanket on its own. Head over to the Through the Loop blog to get the free pattern.

Use the code HOLLY to get the free PDF download today only, free until 8am EST 12/25/2020.

Day 23: In Excelsior Natalis by Faydra Kenning

Merry Christmas everyone, todays square is this gorgeous star. This square can be found for free over on the Knottie Hooks blog.

Make sure you grab the free pdf today (12/25/2020- 8am est 12/26/2020). Use code noel in Faydras store.

Day 24: Christmas Rainbow Granny Square by Raffaella

The next square in our series is this beautiful Granny square, courtesy of Raffaella. Head over to the Rafamusa blog to get the free pattern.

Make sure you grab the free pdf today (12/26/2020- 8am est 12/27/2020). Use code hopefulrainbow on Ravelry

Day 25: Mosaic Blanket Square by Caleb Poole

Todays square is a beautiful mosaic look square from Caleb of Crocheting in the Poole. Head over to his blog to grab the pattern.

Use code MOSAIC in his store to get the pattern free 12/27/2020 – until 8am EST 12/28/2020.

Day 26: Snowman Square by Pam Kuloba

How cute is this little guy? We are closing in on our last days of the CAL, but the squares are still just getting better and better. Head over to Pam’s blog for the pattern.

Use code Snowman11 until 8am est 12/29/2020 for your free PDF download

Day 27: Candy Cane Snowflake Square by Malena Straight

This awesome snowflake is made in a granny square style. Head over to Malenas blog to get the pattern.

Get the pattern for free using code CandyCane before 8am est 12/30/2020

Day 28: Wintery Wheels by Steph Wallick

Steph has given us this beautiful texture square to add to our blanket. Head over to her blog now to get the pattern.

Use code ‘BEARRYECAL’ on ravelry between 12/30/2020 until 8am est 12/31/2020

Day 29: Candy Cane Square by Claire Rye-Koswener

Thanks so much for your patience in waiting for todays square. This is my third square for the series. Click here to check out the pattern.

Use code HOPE to grab your free download until 8am EST 01/04/2021

Day 30: Winter Spruce Square by Claire Rye-Koswener

Thanks so much for your patience in waiting for todays square. This is my fourth and final square for the series. Click here to check out the pattern.

Use code HOPE to grab your free download until 8am EST 01/04/2021

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Falling For Textures Blanket CAL

Textured Crochet 
Blanket

As Summer is over and it turns to Autumn its time for another blanket CAL! For those who missed our Winter Wonderland Blanket or don’t know, CAL is short for Crochet Along This time I am part of a 5 designer team working with the Pineapple and Pine CAL group. For 5 weeks each designer will be releasing 3 blanket squares that can be seamlessly combined to make a beautiful blanket.

How it works

Each week a new designer will be releasing 3 10 x 10 inch texture patterns for free on their blog, with an option to purchase a PDF format. For my squares, you will head back to this page to see the new squares as they release. Alternatively, if you do not want to wait to receive each design, or would just love to support the designers you can also purchase a bundle of all the patterns right now at a 50% discount!

Buy the bundle now!

The Yarn

The lovely team over at Wecrochet was kind enough to donate the yarn needed to create this project. We used approximately 4576yards of Mighty Stitch yarn in Cream. All the designs together will make a 50 x 70 inch blanket, but if you don’t want to make something quite as large head over to Kelsies page below, where she has detailed some alternative sizes and how many squares you will need to make.

Week 1

August 31st- September 6th

The first week was hosted by Kelsie of Crafting for Weeks. You can go over to her page to see the first three patterns and to learn a lot more detail about the CAL, as well as some alternative blanket sizes.

Week 2

September 7th- September 13th Hosted by Claire at Bear Rye.

See all three squares below.

Week 3

September 14 – September 20 hosted by Emily of Hooked Hazel

Week 4

September 21 – September 27 hosted by Rachel of Cozy Nooks Designs

Week 5

September 28 – October 4th hosted by Sarah of A Plush Pineapple

Step up – Low Texture Blanket Square

Step up Blanket Square for Falling for Textures CAL

 Supplies

Yarn: Mighty Stitch, Cream by Wecrochet.

Hook: 5mm.

Notions: Yarn needle, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x4inches: 12sts x 11 rows of 5dc, 5sc repeat.

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Dc. Double crochet

Sc. Single crochet

St. Stitch

Set up

Ch 31,

Row 1: In the second ch from hook sc. Sc in next 4 sts, dc in the following 5 sts. *5 sc, 5 dc*. Repeat * across until the end of the row. (30sts).

Row 2: Ch 1, turn. *5 sc, 5 dc* Repeat * across until the end of the row. (30sts).

Row 3- 28: Repeat Row 2.

Bind off and cut yarn.

Adding border:

To add your border, Dc in each stitch across, adding a dc, ch 2, dc in each corner space. Join in the round, bind, and cut yarn.

There you have it! Your first Blanket Square. Do not forget to tag any of your completed makes to @bearrye, or #bearrye so I can see your creations!! To follow along with our CAL follow @pineapple.and.pine and check out the Facebook Community to join in with the group.

Crossed over DC – Medium Texture Blanket Square

 Supplies

Yarn: Mighty Stitch, Cream by Wecrochet.

Hook: 5mm.

Notions: Yarn needle, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x4inches: 12sts x 9 rows of dc

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Dc. Double crochet

Sc. Single crochet

St. Stitch

St instructions:

Crossed DC: Yo, insert hook into previous skipped stitch before 3dc, Yo. Pull st to height with the previous dc, yo, pull through 2 hoops, yo pull through remaining hoops.

Set up

Ch 31,

Row 1: In the second ch from hook sc. Sc in every st across. (30sts).

Row 2: Ch 1, Turn. Sc in each st across. (30sts).

Row 3: Ch 2, Turn. *Skip next st, Dc in the next 3 sts. Crossed Dc to the previous skipped st. Dc in the next 3 sts*. Repeat across. Dc in the last st of the row. (30sts).

Row 4: Ch 1, Turn. Sc in every st across. (30sts).

Row 5: Repeat Row 3.

Row 6: Repeat Row 2.

Row 7: Ch 2, Turn. *Dc in 3sts, skip 1st, Dc 3, crossed Dc to the previous skipped st space*. Repeat across. Dc in the last st of the row. (30sts).

Row 8: Repeat Row 2.

Row 9: Repeat Row 7.

Row 10: Repeat Row 2.

Row 11: Repeat Row 3.

Row 12: Repeat Row 2.

Row 13: Repeat Row 3.

Row 14: Repeat Row 2.

Row 15: Repeat Row 7.

Row 16: Repeat Row 2.

Row 17: Repeat Row 7.

Row 18: Repeat Row 2.

Row 19: Repeat Row 3.

Row 20: Repeat Row 2.

Row 21: Repeat Row 3.

Row 22: Repeat Row 2.

Row 23: Repeat Row 7.

Row 24: Repeat Row 2.

Bind off and cut yarn.

Adding border:

To add your border; Turn your project sideways and Dc in each st across. In the last st (which will become your corner) Dc, ch2. Repeat this procedure on the right and left sides of the square respectively.

There you have it! Your first Medium textured Blanket Square. Do not forget to tag any of your completed makes to @bearrye, or #bearrye so I can see your creations!!

Herringbone Double Crochet- High Texture Blanket Square

 Supplies

Yarn: Mighty Stitch, Cream by Wecrochet.

Hook: 6mm.

Notions: Yarn needle, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge

4x4inches: 12sts x 9 rows of dc

Abbreviations

Ch. Chain

Dc. Double crochet

Sc. Single crochet

St. Stitch

St instructions:

Waistcoat St: This is my favourite guide to the waistcoat stitch.

Herringbone St: Follow for my favourite guide to the Herringbone DC

Set up

Ch 32,

Row 1: In the second ch from hook sc. Sc in every st across. (30sts).

Row 2: Ch 1, Turn. Waistcoat st in every st across. (30sts).

Row 3: Repeat Row 2.

Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

Row 5: Ch 1, Turn. Waistcoat st 4 times. Herringbone Dc until 4 sts remain. Waistcoat St in the remaining 4sts. (30sts).

Row 6: Repeat Row 5.

Row 7: Repeat Row 5.

Row 8: Repeat Row 5.

Row 9: Repeat Row 5.

Row 10: Repeat Row 2.

Row 11: Repeat Row 2.

Row 12: Repeat Row 2.

Row 13: Repeat Row 2.

Row 14: Repeat Row 5.

Row 15: Repeat Row 5.

Row 16: Repeat Row 5.

Row 17: Repeat Row 5.

Row 18: Repeat Row 5.

Row 19: Repeat Row 2.

Row 20: Repeat Row 2.

Row 21: Repeat Row 2.

Row 22: Repeat Row 2.

Row 23: Repeat Row 5.

Row 24: Repeat Row 5.

Row 25: Repeat Row 5.

Row 26: Repeat Row 5.

Row 27: Repeat Row 5.

Row 28: Repeat Row 2.

Row 29: Repeat Row 2.

Row 30: Repeat Row 2.

Row 31: Repeat Row 2.

Bind off and cut yarn.

Adding border:

To add your border; Make 2 rows of Sc on both the top and bottom of your square. Turn your project sideways and Dc in each st across. In the last st (which will become your corner) Dc, ch2. Repeat this procedure on the right and left sides of the square, respectively.

If you would like to purchase the discounted bundle for all our squares, you can do so here for 50% off throughout the CAL. Supporting the designers allows us to supply you with free patterns all year round and helps to pay for the admin of running CALS. Thanks so much for supporting us.

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Sneaky Embroidery

Embroidered Roses 

This is my second square for the In Bloom Blanket CAL. Today I chose to use a mix of crochet and embroidery. I love doing crossover projects and the best part of this is the embroidery is so simple you do not need to be an expert sewer to make these roses!
To grab this square as a free PDF download, head over to the main CAL page to grab the download code, then use that code in my Ravelry store. (Valid 4/27/2020 until 11am EST 4/28/2020).


Supplies

This pattern uses Mighty Stitch which was generously donated by WeCrochet to each of the designers in the In Bloom CAL

For this square you will need the colours;
Alfalfa, Cream, Mulberry and Sky
Hook: 4mm
Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, measuring tape, scissors.

Gauge
4×4’ = 19 stitches by 20 rows of sc.

Abbreviations
Ch. Chain
Dc. Double crochet
Sc. Single crochet
St. Stitch

Set up

To make main square.
In Cream Ch 36. Turn.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook, sc 4, *dc 5, sc 5*. Repeat * across. Ch3, turn (36sts).
Row 2: Skip first sc, dc 4, *sc 5, dc 5*. Repeat * across. Ch 1, turn (36sts).
Row 3: Sc 5 * dc 5, sc 5*. Repeat * across. Ch 3, turn (36sts).
Row 4-30: Repeat rows 2-3 until you reach row 30.
Finish leaving a long tail. Weave in ends.

To Add Roses.
For the roses we are incorporating an embroidery technique. You can add as many or a few roses to the square as you like. I chose to add 5 to my square.
Step 1: Create a star shape using 5 straight stitches, I made mine roughly 1 inch each, if you want smaller roses make these stitches shorter. Using a contrasting colour of yarn (this makes it easier to see where you are weaving in the next step).
Step 2: Using your main colour for your rose, thread a yarn needle with a generous amount of yarn. Start by weaving under your first stitch, then over the second. Continue this around the 5 stitches.
Step 3: Continue weaving under and over each consecutive stitch until your rose is nice and full and the guide stitches are covered.
Step 4: Finish off by stitching under the rose a couple of times and cut yarn.
Adding Leaves


Using Alfalfa attach yarn to square as close to the edge of the rose using a surface sc. Surface Sc 3 more times. Ch 1, turn, going down one side of the previous sc, sc, dc, hdc, sc in each sc across. Slip st into main square, cut yarn and weave in ends.
In my example I have shown what it looks like to have two leaves on each rose, one leaf or non. I personally prefer the one leaf, but this is completely customizable.
This Square is part of the In-Bloom Blanket CAL. Head over to my blog to view all of the floral squares we have on offer! Don’t forget to tag any of your completed makes with #bearrye, #inbloomblanketcal or #springbloomsblanketcal