The Leap Day Mystery continues with the Leap Day Mystery Make Along! Get the scoop below, as well as the link back to Clue 1 if you missed it... and of course, Clue #2!
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What is the Leap Day Mystery Make Along?
It's a fun way to celebrate a special day! Here's how it's set up:
- The project we are making is a wearable.
- The clues will be given every over the course of today, Feb. 29, 2020, every two hours.
- Clues will be given at 9am, 11am (THIS POST), 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm EST.
- Tamara Kelly of Moogly designed the crochet piece.
- Marly Bird designed the knitting piece.
- Both the crochet and knit pieces resemble one another!
- Don't have time today? No worries - follow along any day of the year! Each post will link to the others. An ad-free PDF of the completed pattern will also be added to Ravelry soon.
Want to Make the Knit Along with Marly Bird?
CLICK HERE to go to the main Make Along page on Marly's site where you'll find links to all the knit clues (as well as the crochet ones)! There is a lot of info there, so do check it out if you have any other questions about how this mystery along works!
The Leap Day Mystery Crochet Along
Yarn: Bernat Softee Chunky (100g / 3.5 oz, 99 meters / 108 yards)
Color A: 108 yds (all sizes)
Color B: 216 (216, 216, 324, 324, 324, 432, 432, 432) yds
Notions: Stitch Markers, Yarn Needle
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) - be sure to scroll down to the instructions for your size, starting with Clue #2.
These sizes are based on Craft Yarn Council Standards, with minimal ease. If you prefer a looser fit to your wearables, you may wish to go up a size.
Helpful Links and Tutorials:
Clue #2 Instructions
Continue with Color A, remember not to turn after the last row of Clue #1. First we work around 3 sides of our rectangle, then we go to the set up for the final side of the rectangle. Place a stitch marker in the last sc stitch of the Set Up.
Edging Rnd: Ch 1, sc 7 along side of previous Rows, ch 2, sc across bottom of Row 1, ch 2, sc 7 along next side of previous rows, ch 2, then go to Set Up to finish this rnd for your size:
SET UP - Be sure to follow Set Up instructions for your size.
XS and XL Set Up: Working along Row 7, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 17 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 8 sts, ch 2, break yarn and invisible join to first sc of Edging Rnd, place marker. (88 sc)
S Set Up: Working along Row 7, sc in each st across, ch 2, break yarn and invisible join to first sc of Edging Rnd, place marker. (86 sc)
M and 3X Set Up: Working along Row 7, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * until 2 sts rem, sc in last 2 sts, ch 2, break yarn and invisible join to first sc of Edging Rnd. (92 sc)
L and 4X Set Up: Working along Row 7, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * until 4 sts rem, sc in last 4 sts, ch 2, break yarn and invisible join to first sc of Edging Rnd. (90 sc)
2X Set Up: Working along Row 7, *sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * until 4 sts rem, sc in last 4 sts, ch 2, break yarn and invisible join to first sc of Edging Rnd. (94 sc)
5X Set Up: Working along Row 7, sc in first 2 sts, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * until 4 sts rem, sc in last 4 sts, ch 2, break yarn and invisible join to first sc of Edging Rnd. (96 sc)
And that's it for Clue #2! CLICK HERE to go to Clue #3 - link will be live at 1pm EST!
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