It's time for lucky number seven - and we got lucky indeed! Square #7 in the 2018 Moogly Crochet Along is an absolutely lovely block, courtesy of Petals to Picots!
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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: THIS POST & 26
MAY: 10 & 24
JUNE: 7 & 21
JULY: 5 & 19
AUGUST: 2 & 16 & 30
SEPTEMBER: 13 & 27
OCTOBER: 11 & 25
NOVEMBER: 8 & 21
Block #7: Dahlia Bloom Afghan Square
by Petals to Picots! (link below)
Above is the original made in 5 colors! Below, you can see my version, made with my 6 colors!
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This pattern features a variety of stitches - be sure to check the Special Stitches section for the unique clusters. And I want to point out Round 6 - just trust this one! It seems odd at first, but it does work out! And beautifully, I might add.
My square was coming up small, so I bumped up Round 12 to dc, and added another round of dc before working Rnd 13 as written - and that got me to 12". 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 – Color A: Tigerlily; Color B: Hot Pink; Color C: Holly Berry; Color D: Lettuce; Color E: Iced Aqua; Extra Rnd: Tigerlily; Rnd 13: Fruit Punch.
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