MooglyCAL2023 Block 12 is an ever-changing and entertaining square by Stitches n Scraps! The Shapeshifter Square starts as a triangle and transforms a few times on the journey! Get all the details for this free crochet along, as well as the free pattern link below!
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The 2023 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 squares' posts.
January: That 70s Square and Jan's Joy-full Jamboree Block
February: Garden Gables and Bluebell Afghan Square
March: Granny Around the Block, Framed Carnation Square, and Framed Tidal Moon Square
April: All Lined Up Blanket Square and Fairy Wings Square
May: Celtic Blanket Square and In the Middle Square
June: THIS POST and 22
July: 6 and 20
August: 3, 17, and 31
September: 14 and 28
October: 12 and 26
November: 9 and 22
by Stitches n Scraps
Above you can see the square that she made, featuring 4 colors - and just one color! Below is my CAL square, in my 3 colors!
My Notes: Pia has created a wonderful design, full of color, texture, and sure to hold your interest! There's a video tutorial to help and lots of great pictures, as well as a chart. She has rated this one as intermediate, but with the videos and photos, a determined beginner can definitely make this one.
Helpful Links and Tutorials: Magic Circle, Post Stitches, Standing Post Stitches, Chainless Starting Double Crochet, Treble Crochet, Double Treble Crochet, Standing Single Crochet, and Seamless Finishing.
Sizing: My square was coming out a bit small, so I worked Rnd 14 in double crochet instead of single crochet, working (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) at the corners. But everyone's gauge is 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 and 2: White
Rnd 3 - 6: Light Gray
Rnd 7 - 10: Pewter
Rnd 11 - 14: White
This square required mild blocking. I used the wet blocking method, or you could use light steam.
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.
To print or download the pattern for free you can use the Print Friendly button (if provided on the site) or CLICK HERE for PrintFriendly.com and enter the pattern URL there. If you need help with Print Friendly, please see the tutorial here. Or you can copy and paste it to a word style document. Alternatively, if you are on a mobile device or tablet, you can bookmark the live page (which always guarantees you'll see the latest version) or take screenshots.
Show Off Your Squares!
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And finally, here's a pin of MooglyCAL2023 - Block 12 for your own Pinterest boards!
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