It’s summer fun time, and CAL squares make the ideal summer projects – small and perfect for your travel bag! So let’s keep going with square #14, courtesy of A Crocheted Simplicity!
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First some important links:
- Just getting started? Welcome! Now… CLICK HERE!
- There is a Ravelry group for the CAL HERE, and a Facebook group HERE – Thank you to all of the amazing volunteer moderators!
And please note that squares need blocking! It makes all the difference when assembling your finished blanket. To block your squares, I recommend using a Chetnanigans blocking board like those shown in the clickable image below! Just put it on the board (the premeasured holes make it super easy!) and spritz it with water. When it’s dry… it’s blocked! Thank you to Chetnanigans for sponsoring this CAL post!
The 2017 Moogly CAL Schedule
January 5 – Fantastic!; January 19 – Danyel’s Square
February 2 – Crumpets and Tea; February 16 – Crossed Square
March 2 – All Aflutter; March 16 – Vintage Garden; March 30 – Beach Ball
April 13 -Simbelmyne; April 27- Buds-a-Blooming
May 11- Summer Wood; May 25 – Shells a Flutter
June 8 – Mock Bullion Flames; June 22 – Ombre Flower Garden Square
July 6 – THIS POST; July 20
August 3; August 17; August 31
September 14; September 28
October 12; October 26
November 9; November 22
Block #14: Cabled Blooms by A Crocheted Simplicity! (link below)
Above are the originals, made in 2 great looks! Below, you can see my version, made with my 6 colors!
This pattern is free – CLICK HERE! To print or download the pattern for free, open a second tab on your browser to PrintFriendly.com and enter the URL there. If you need help with Print Friendly, please see the tutorial here.
There are some super helpful video tutorials for the trickier stitches listed and linked at the top of the pattern – be sure to check those out if cables are new to you. And don’t miss the Special Stitch section! This is a great way to learn crochet cables if you haven’t made them before – they create such a great effect!
Techniques and tutorials you might find helpful: Magic Circle; Post stitches; Seamless/Invisible Join.
My square was coming out a bit large – so I omitted the final round and that left me right at 12″! But everyone’s gauge and tension level are different so be sure to measure as you go. Learn how to adjust for size HERE to make sure all your squares are the same size. Remember that the 12″ is measured across and up and down – not diagonally corner to corner.
I used a Furls Odyssey hook and Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice, and my color scheme was as follows – Rnd 1-5: Aqua; Rnd 6-8: Aquamarine; Rnd 9 and 10: Radiant Lime; Rnd 11 and 12: Lemon; Rnd 13 and 14: Rose Shocking; Rnd 15 Silver Grey (Rnd 16 was eliminated for space, but would have been made in Silver Grey).
To block this post, I used the wet blocking method and a Chetnanigans BlocksAll Ultra blocking board.
Thanks so much for crocheting along with me! I can’t wait to see all the beautiful blankets you crochet this year! You can follow Moogly on Facebook, Twitter, G+, Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr, and don’t forget to sign up for the free newsletter at the top of the page! Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for providing the yarn for this crochet along.
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