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Winter Wonder Squares

Winter is the busiest time of year for makers. We spend alot of time making for our loved ones, participating in craft fairs, or even selling on etsy. Whoever you make for it might be time to make for yourself a little. Throughout December me and 16 other designers have come together to create a unique blanket making experience.

How does it work?

From December 1st until December 22nd each designer will present an 8×8 inch square representing what the winter season means to them. All these squares can be combined together to create a personalised blanket.
Each days featured designer will be giving their design away as a FREE PDF download. To get these free downloads come to this page each day, where the pattern will be posted daily at 8am EST. 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.
Spread the word. Pin this page to your favourite Pinterest Board.

What do I need to do?

Every day you will visit this post where you will find the latest pattern. Under each pattern there will be instructions including a CODE to get the FREE PDF. You will be lead through to the designers blog where you will find within their page text that reads “Click HERE to download the free Ravelry download”.


Our friends at Lovecrafts have been nice enough to donate a 10 pack of the Paintbox yarns of your choice to one of our lovely followers. For more information on our giveaway and how to enter it head over to my Instagram

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.

Square Patterns

Day 1. Snowman Wonder by Claire @bearrye

This cute little snowman makes the perfect kick off to a wintery blanket. You can still view this pattern for free over on my blog, and the pattern is at a reduced rate until the end of the day!

Day 2. Present Winter Wonder Square by Samantha @creatinginthemitten
Samantha has made this lovely square. the simplistic design really gives of that present vibe and helps us think of the coming holidays! This pattern is now available on her site for free if you want to follow alone with this pattern.
Don’t forget to join our Facebook group to share your completed squares!!

Day 3. Alpine Wintery Forest Square by Ashley @edythblayn

Todays square really experiments with front post double crochet and gives an amazing textured look to the trees. Ashley does not have Ravelry, so you can still access the square for free by clicking here.  

Day 4. Mt. Rainier Wonder Square by Kelsie @craftingforweeks 

I really love Kelsies use of colour and tapestry crochet in her square. To get her free PDF go to her website here where you will find a link for Ravelry page to buy the PDF.

Day 5: The Pine Wreath Square by Sarah @stitchandhound

Look at how cute this square is. The use of crocheting in the round to create her square is so clever. To get her free pattern head over to her website here where you will find a link to her Ravelry page to buy the PDF.

Day 6: A pineapple-y winter by Sarah @theplushpineapple

Ok,  so anyone who knows Sarah, knows she would put her own twist on her square. I just love the texture on this square! Should we all make pineapples our winter fruit?
Get Sarah’s square here
Day 7: Cozy Cables Blanket Square by Bernadette of @apurposeandastitch
I love a good cable. This square screams cozy and will combine perfectly with the other squares we have so far. You can get your free pattern by going to her site here.
Day 8: C2C Christmas Stocking Square by Ashley of @edythblayn
Ashley has released her second design today. The technique for todays square is C2C. Her pattern is a little different because her pattern is available directly from her website. 

Day 9: Classical Bobble Square by Tonja of @pinkplumeriamaui

Tonja has designed this gorgeous classically textured bobble square. I really love her choice of colours. To see her pattern visit her blog here

Day 10: Trendy Torque Square by Janine of @capital.crochet

Omg! Just look at how adorable this pom pom is!! Janine has created this lovely square with a cute extra 3D touch. 

Day 11: Holly Jolly Lights by Arunima of @KnitterKnotter
Arunima has used surface crochet to create this amazingly detailed string of lights. Go to her blog to read more about her inspiration behind this square. You can find her pattern over on her blog.
Day 12: The Pointsettia Afghan Square by Melanie of @countingcraftysheep
Melanie has crafted this beautiful flower to add to our blanket today. You know the drill by now, head over to Melanies blog for the free pattern. Where you will also find the link to here Ravelry Page to buy the PDF.
Day 13: Cutie Patootie Owl by Faydra of @knottiehooks
This super cute tapestry owl is the next in our series of squares. I just love his colour scheme, don’t you? Head over to Faydras blog to get your FREE Pattern.
Day 14: The Nordic Snowflake Square by Nicolle of @thetravelinghooker

Nicolle has used C2C to give us this Norweigen style snowflake. This will really compliment the other squares we have so far. You can get her pattern by heading over to her blog here

Day 15: Misty Mountain Square by Bonnie of @Woodland.Stitchcraft

Who doesn’t love a good bobble? The misty mountain square by Bonnie gives some lovely texture and would make an amazing repeat square throughout your blanket. 
To get the free square head to Bonnie’s blog here

Day 16: Skate away by Jonetta of @crochetbossonline
Omg! Isn’t this skate super cute? I love how I unique all these squares are. Head over to Jonettas post to see her inspiration for this adorable skate. 
Day 17: The Mod Tree Square by Sarah of @stitchandhound
Sarah has made this amazing super modern style tree square today. To get her pattern head over to her site here.   
Day 18: The great Star square by Kelsie of @craftingforweeks
Today is time for another filler texture square. Using three stitches, Kelsie has given us a beautiful square we can repeat for the perfect blanket. To get the square just head over to her blog
Day 19 The Winter Mittens Square by Jessica of @JessicaPazCreates

Jessicas square is this adorable pair of Mittens. They will go great with the torque and Ice Skating squares! Im just loving all the little 3D accents our designers are giving their squares. To get her pattern head over to her blog and check out the story behind these mitts.

Day 20. Tinsel Bobbles Square by Noorain @noorsknits
We have even more texture from Noorain. Look at these cute frosty little bobbles. I think I would love this design as a scarf! To get her pattern you can head over to her blog were her pattern will be permanantly free. 

Day 21: Cozy Cocoa Square by Noorain of @noorsknits
We are drawing close to the end of our squares of the month and Noorain is turning the tables with her cute tunisian squares. I just love how many techniques we have been able to demonstrate in such a short space of time. To get her square, head over to her blog for the free pattern.
Day 22:Wheelie Wonderful square by Claire of @bearrye
Today is the last day of our winter wonder squares. Check out my second pattern for the CAL here.
Final announcement 
Thank you so much for following along with our CAL. All our squares have been released. This page will stay active indefinitely with links to each of the free and paid patterns to be able to finish your blankets. 
As thanks to everyone who participated in our Cal I am holding a 30% off sale on my Ravelry store until midnight December 26th. No code needed!
If you are looking to enter out giveaway you have until January 10th to make a square and tag it #winterwondersquares on Instagram. Each square counts as an entry. Head over to the giveaway post for all the details. 

Don’t forget to tag #winterwondersquares on Instagram, and follow the tag to see other makers blankets!! You can also join us in our Facebook group for any questions on the squares or to just join in the fun of making together. 

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  1. […] being hosted by Claire at BearRye. You can find more info, plus the links to all the other squares here! Check out this little mini collage that I put together from some of the squares that have been […]

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