Welcome to day 5 of the Hope in the Holiday's blanket CAL. Thank you to Bearye.com for hosting this amazing event. I have participated in each one of her blanket CALs and have loved each one of them! The designers that Claire gathers for these events are so talented and creative. I am so blessed to be able to work along side of them
Today's square is a filler square. Sometimes it is nice to just wind down a bit and do some crocheting that does not require a whole lot of time or attention. So lets do that today...
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I hope you are enjoying the Hope in the Holiday's blanket CAL hosted so far, Claire has certainly done an amazing job getting us all together and the squares for this CAL will not disappoint!
Yarn: I used KnitPicks Mighty Stitch, #4 worsted weight, 80% acrylic 20% wool (this yarn is light for a worsted weight yarn). The abbreviations in the parenthesis is what is used in the pattern to represent which color to work with.
You can get all the yarn for this project at We Crochet!
1 skein KnitPicks Mighty Stitch in Love Letter (LL)
1 skein KnitPicks Mighty Stitch in Oyster (O)
1 skein KnitPicks Mighty Stitch in Spruce (Sp)
1 skein KnitPicks Mighty Stitch in Black (B)
1 skein KnitPicks Mighty Stitch in Chocolate (Ch)
1 skein KnitPicks Mighty Stitch in Silver (S)
Hook(s): 5mm H-8. I used my Furls Odyssey
If you need to substitute with an other yarn and are not sure what to look for here are some tips...
What you will look for between labels
Is the weight the same?
Are the fibers similar, such as Acrylic, wool, alpaca, nylon, etc.?
Is the gauge similar or close enough to make it work?
Are the recommended hook sizes the same?
Another piece of information you can look for is the number of wpi (wraps per inch). This information is not always available so me be more difficult to compare.
You can read more about this in my blog post for Happily Hooked Magazine!
gauge is not overly important for this square, just as long as it is 8X8" to match your other Hope in the Holiday's square's, then you are good.
The chain at the beginning of each round does not count as a stitch.
Row 1- ch41 (or desired amount in multiples of 2); 2sc in 2nd ch from the hook; *sk1, 2sc in next*, repeat from * to * across; ch2 turn. (40)
Row 2-40: sk1, 2sc in next
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Add a border of single crochet to clean up the edges and also makesit easy to attach to the other squares
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