MooglyCAL2021 Block 14 is a graphic tapestry crochet design by Briana Kepner of Briana K Designs! The Monstera Crochet Square is right on trend - so totally 2021! Read on for all the details, and for the link to Block #14 in this free year-long crochet along!
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The 2021 Moogly CAL Schedule
Each number represents the date of that month that the square will be shared here on Moogly. After its release, the number will be replaced with a link to that square's post on subsequent square's posts.
January Come Together and Quilt Ladies Square
February Resilience and Diagonal Chevrons
March Ternion Square and Guiding Light
April All Fool's Day, Striped Hourglass Square, and Galaxy Flower Square
May Planet Earth Square and Secret Handshake Block
June Celtic Knot Square and Elmview Afghan Square
July THIS POST and 22
August 5 and 19
September 2, 16, and 30
October 14, and 28
November 11 and 24
Monstera Crochet Square
by Briana Kepner on Briana K Designs
Above are her squares, made in her 2 colors. Below is my square, in my 4 colors!
My Notes: In order to get all my colors in here without ruining the design, I kept color B consistent throughout, color-blocking the color A background! I really like the effect. The one thing this square is missing is texture - try working the color B stitching in a puff or in the BLO if you're only using one color!
Helpful Links and Tutorials: Crochet Abbreviations; Tapestry Crochet; BLO (back loop only); Working into the Edge.
Sizing: My square wanted to be really big, so I dropped down to a 5.5mm crochet hook, and omitted the final round of the edging. 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.
What I Did: I used a Furls US-J, 6.0 mm hook, and Red Heart With Love, and my color scheme was as follows:
Color A, Rows 1 - 13: Celtic
Color A, Rows 14 - 26: Tangerine
Color A, Rows 27 - 39: Eggshell
Color B: Lettuce
This square required minimal blocking! I used the wet blocking method, or you could use light steam.
CLICK HERE FOR THE PATTERN FOR BLOCK #14!
PLEASE NOTE: The designers all hold individual copyrights for their patterns. They may choose to make videos of their patterns, and you can certainly request them from the designers. In addition, there are videos linked in the notes for specific stitches and techniques that may help you with the pattern.
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