MooglyCAL2022 Block #8 is an elegant square with delightful, subtle textures! The Elizabeth Rose Afghan Square is courtesy of Julie Yeager Designs, and is so satisfying to crochet! Get all the details for this free crochet along, as well as the free pattern link below!
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The 2022 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 Layered Cake Square and Darla's Daisy
February Heart Filled Square and Expectation Square
March Echo Square, Rocky Mountain Spiral, and Zinnia Blossom
April THIS POST and 28
May 12 and 26
June 9 and 23
July 7 and 21
August 4 and 18
September 1, 15, and 29
October 13, and 27
November 10 and 23
Elizabeth Rose Afghan Square
by Julie Yeager Designs
Above is her square, made in 4 colors. Below is my CAL square, in my 6 colors!
My Notes: Julie is known for her squares, and the Elizabeth Rose is a gorgeous addition to her collection. I wouldn't call the pattern easy, but the instructions are very clear - just take each round one bit at a time. It's a little bit challenging but very much worth it!
Sizing: My square came out the right size as written. However, everyone's gauge and tension levels 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.
Rnd 1: Lettuce
Rnd 2 and 3: White
Rnd 4 and 5: Cornsilk
Rnd 6 and 7: Tangerine
Rnd 8 and 9: Lettuce
Rnd 10 and 11: White
Rnd 12 and 13: Iced Aqua
Rnd 14 and 15: Pewter
This square required very little blocking. I used the wet blocking method, or you could use a light steam.
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