Moogly CAL 2018 Block 20 is light, lovely and just a little bit challenging! And it's free courtesy of Andee Graves and M2H Designs!
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The 2018 Moogly CAL Schedule
JANUARY: Flower Burst
FEBRUARY: Gretchen & Clown Car
MARCH: Crocodile Dahlia & Doubles and Stripes & Purple Plaid
APRIL: Dahlia Bloom & Tuscan Flower Square
MAY: Coral and Stone & Metamorphosis Square
JUNE: Loopy Flower & Upbeat Simple Square
JULY: Twists & Turns & Clusters in the Corner
AUGUST: Flower and Leaf Afghan Square & Casablanca & Faux Cable Square
SEPTEMBER: Moogly CAL Square & Textured Twist
OCTOBER: THIS POST & 25
NOVEMBER: 8 & 21
Block #20: Mountain Wildflower Afghan Square
by M2H Designs (link below)
Above is the original made in 4 colors! Below, you can see my version, made with my 6 colors!
CLICK HERE for the pattern! To print or download the pattern for free CLICK HERE for PrintFriendly.com and enter the pattern URL there. If you need help with Print Friendly, please see the tutorial here.
This pattern includes some unique stitches - be sure to read all the Special Stitches and Notes before you begin! It's a little tricky, but with patience it creates a beautiful square!
Techniques and tutorials you might find helpful: Crochet Abbreviations; Magic Circle; Standing Double Crochet.
I almost went to big with this one! So I skipped Rnd 13 and worked Rnd 14 as single crochet instead. But everyone's gauge and tension level are different so be sure to measure as you go, and check your gauge. 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 US-J, 6.0 mm hook and Red Heart With Love, and my color scheme was as follows – Rnd 1: Tigerlily; Rnd 2: Holly Berry; Rnd 3 and 4: Lettuce; Rnd 5-7: Hot Pink; Rnd 8 and 9: Iced Aqua; Rnd 10 and 11: Tigerlily; Rnd 12: Holly Berry; Rnd 13: skipped; Rnd 14: Fruit Punch.
This square benefited from a very mild blocking. To block this square, I used the wet blocking method and a Chetnanigans BlocksAll Ultra blocking board and Perfecting Strips.
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