MooglyCAL2022 Block #7 is a floral delight! The Zinnia Blossom Square is courtesy of Kirsten Holloway Designs, and it’s a wonderful square with great details! 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, THIS POST
April 14, 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
Zinnia Blossom Square
by Kirsten Holloway Designs
Above is her square, made in 1 colorway per square! Below is my CAL square, in my 6 colors!
My Notes: This square is so fun – and has so much texture! You can see just how different it looks when worked in different colors vs one color – I can’t wait to see your versions! Do be sure to read through all the special stitches and terms, and check out the wonderful helpful closeup photos!
Helpful Links and Tutorials: Magic Circle; Post Stitches; Popcorn Stitch; Center Sc (Waistcoat Stitch); Psc – Picot Sc; Standing Double Crochet; Standing Single Crochet; and Seamless Finishing.
Sizing: My square was coming out a tiny bit big, so I skipped Rnd 19 and that got me to 12″. 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.
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:
Rnd 1-5: Lettuce
Rnd 6-8: Cornsilk
Rnd 9-10: Tangerine
Rnd 11-13: Iced Aqua
Rnd 14-15: White
Rnd 16-18: Pewter
Rnd 19: skipped for size
This square required mild blocking. I used the wet blocking method, or you could use a light steam.
CLICK HERE FOR THE PATTERN FOR BLOCK #7!
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.
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