Friday, July 1, 2016

In the Yarn Garden CAL - Part 1, rounds 1-10




Finally it is time to start this CAL! I'm not much of a writer but I do like flowers a lot (you might have noticed). So let's just start this project by making a big flower :)



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© Charlotta Wadman, In the Yarn Garden, 2016. All rights reserved.


Index




Materials and colors


For this tutorial I am using the yarn Järbo Nova and a 3.00 mm crochet hook.

Colors used on part 1 rounds:


Round 1 - Natural
Round 2 - Pistachio green
Round 3 - Lime
Round 4 - Coral
Round 5 - Yellow
Round 6 - Pink
Round 7 - Pink
Round 8 - Coral
Round 9 - Pink
Round 10 - Coral

You'll find more information about material and finished size in the introduction post.


Abbreviations



US terms used!


R
Round
Tr
Treble crochet
St, sts
Stitch, stitches
Flo
Front loop only
Ch
Chain
Blo
Back loop only
Sl st
Slip stitch
Fp
Front post
Sc
Single crochet
Bp
Back post
Hdc
Half double crochet
Sk
Skip
Dc
Double crochet





Instruction symbols



** – Repeat instructions between asterisks the amount of times specified.
      This repeat will consist of multiple instructions.

() – Instructions inside parentheses are made in the same stitch.

Hint: Hints are written in blue.




Special stitches, part 1



Puff stitch  (puff st) :
Yarn over, insert hook into specified st, yarn over again and pull up a long loop (3 loops on hook),
*yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again and pull up a long loop*,
repeat * to * 4 times (11 loops on hook) {image 1}. 
Yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook {image 2}. Ch 1 to close the puff stitch {image 3}.

puff st



Front post single crochet  (fpsc):
Insert hook from front to back around post of specified st, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all loops on hook.


Front post treble crochet  (fptr) :
Yarn over twice {image 1}, insert hook from front to back around post of specified st {image 2}, yarn over and pull up a loop, *yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook*, repeat *to* 3 times {image 3}.

fptr


Standing stitches –  You'll find a great tutorial on how to crochet standing stitches here.


Magic ring – Tutorial (images and video) on how to make a magic ring here.




Instructions



Round 1

Start with a magic ring. Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc) and make 7 sc into the magic ring {image 1}. Join to the first ch with a sl st. Fasten off and weave in ends {image 2}.

Stitch count: 8 sc.


Round 1



Round 2


Start in any sc. Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) or make a standing dc {image 1}. Ch 1 and dc in the same st {image 2}.

* (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st * repeat from * to * 7 times. {image 3}

Join to the third st of the beginning ch-3 or to the standing dc with a sl st.
Fasten off and weave in ends {image 4}.


Stitch count: 16 st's (
16 dc) and 8 ch-1 spaces .


Round 2



Round 3


Start in any ch-1 space. Ch 2 (counts as 1 hdc) or make a standing hdc {image 1}. Make 1 hdc in the same ch-1 space {image 2}.

* hdc in next 2 st's {image 3}. Make 2 hdc in next ch-1 space. *

Repeat from * to * 8 times, omitting the last 2 hdc on the last repeat {image 4}.

Join to the second st of the beginning ch-2 or to the standing hdc with a sl st. 

Fasten off and weave in ends {image 5}.

Stitch count: 32 hdc.


Round 3


Round 4


Start in any hdc. Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc) or make a standing sc {image 1}.

* ch 2, sk 1 st, sc in next st {image 2}. *

Repeat from * to * 16 times, omitting the last sc on the last repeat {image 3}.

Join to the beginning ch-1 or standing sc with a sl st. 

Fasten off and weave in ends {image 4}.

Stitch count: 16 st's (16 sc) and 16 ch-2 spaces.


Round 4



Round 5


Start in any ch-2 space. Ch 2 (counts as the first 3 loops of a puff st) {image 1}, make the rest of the puff st (instructions between ** of the puff st description found under special stitches above) {image 2}.

* Ch 2, Puff st in next ch-2 space {image 3} *

Repeat from * to * 16 times, omitting the last puff st on the last repeat {image 4}.

Join to the closing ch-1 of the beginning puff st with a sl st. 

Fasten off and weave in ends {image 5}.

Stitch count: 16 st's (16 puff st) and 16 ch-2 spaces.


Round 5




Round 6


Start in any ch-2 space. Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc) or make a standing sc {image 1}.

* Fptr around sc right below from r4 {image 2, 3 and 4}, sc in same ch-2 space {image 5}, fpsc around next puff st {image 6 and 7}, sc in next ch-2 space


Repeat from * to * 16 times, omitting the last sc on the last repeat.

Join to the beginning ch-1 or standing sc with a sl st. 

Fasten off and weave in ends {image 8}.

Stitch count: 64 st's (32 sc, 16 fpsc, 16 fptr).


Round 6



Round 7


Note! To make the it clearer I have used a different colour than the final one for this round in the first three images.

Start in any fptr. Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc) or make a standing sc {image 1}.

* dc in next 3 st's {image 2}, sc in next st {image 3}


Repeat from * to * 16 times, omitting the last sc on the last repeat {image 4}.

Join to the beginning ch-1 or standing sc with a sl st. 
Fasten off and weave in ends {image 5}.

Stitch count: 64 st's (16 sc, 48 dc).

hint: all sc's of this round are done in a fptr.


Round 7


Round 8


Start in any first dc of a 3 dc group. Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) or make a standing dc {image 1}.

* Ch 1, (dc, ch 2, dc) in the next st {image 2}, ch 1, dc in next st {image 3}, ch 5 {image 4}
sk 5 st, dc in next st {image 5}


Repeat from * to * 8 times, omitting the last dc on the last repeat {image 6}.

Join to the third st of the beginning ch-3 or to the standing dc with a sl st. 
Fasten off and weave in ends {image 7}.

Stitch count: 32 st's (32 dc) and 16 ch-1 spaces, 8 ch-2 spaces and 8 ch-5 spaces.


Round 8


Round 9


Start in any ch-1 space before a (dc, ch 2, dc) group. Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc) or make a standing sc
{image 1}.

* Sc in next st, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next ch-2 space {image 2}. Sc in next st, sc in next ch-1 space, sc in next st {image 3}. The following 5 st's are made in front of the ch-5 and in the skipped st's from r7 {image 4}
{dc, hdc, sl st, hdc, dc } in the next 5 st's {image 5 and 6}. Jump back to r8. 
Sc in next st {image 7}, sc in next ch-1 space


Repeat from * to * 8 times, omitting the last sc on the last repeat.

Join to the beginning ch-1 or to the standing sc with a sl st. 
Fasten off and weave in ends {image 8}.

Stitch count: 112 st's (8 sl st, 48 sc, 32 hdc, 24 dc).

Hint: It can be a bit tricky to work in front of the ch-5's of r8. Fold them back to make it easier.

Round 9


Round 10



This round is worked in the back loop only, BLO!

Start in any dc of a (hdc, dc, hdc)-group. Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc) or make a standing sc {image 1}. Ch 2 and sc in the same st {image 2}.

* Sc in the 6 next st's {image 3}. Sk the sl st but make a long sl st in the same st as the skipped sl st was made in {image 4 and 5}. Sc in the next 6 st's {image 6}, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next st


Repeat from * to * 8 times, omitting the last (sc, ch 2, sc) on the last repeat {image 7}.

Join to the beginning ch-1 or standing sc with a sl st. 
Fasten off and weave in ends {image 8}.

Stitch count: 120 st's (8 sl st, 112 sc) and 8 ch-2 spaces.


Round 10




Congratulations you have completed the first part of In the Yarn Garden CAL ! :)

Approximate size after part 1: 14 cm wide






Please tag your posted images with #intheyarngardencal so that I get a chance to see all creations and share some of them on my instagram :)




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7 comments :

  1. Såg den här CAL på Instagram...måste nog vara med:))@handarbetsgumman

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  2. love this pattern! you will soon see my version on instagram! kind regards Esther (essiebirdies on IG)

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    1. Thank you! I'm looking forward to see your version :)

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    1. Yes, in the index list on top of this page you can find a printer friendly pdf :)

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    2. Awesome!
      Thank You!
      beautiful pattern <3

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