Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Autumn Landscapes Throw CAL...Big Reveal & Recap!


It's here! The BIG fall crochet along reveal...Presenting the Autumn Landscapes Throw!

Just joining us? Scroll down for links to each week of the CAL, plus the video for each week too!

If you haven't joined us on our Ravelry group, click below to join the fun! There is a special welcome area, so please hop on and introduce yourself. You can get info, ask questions, help each other, see what everyone is doing, and show off your work too!



To make it easy for quick reference, I've put everything on one page, so here you go! So whether you're just joining us, halfway through, or putting the finishing touches on your tree skirt, help along each step of the way is below!

Starting with Week 1: Introduction to the project, sizing, and supplies (Click HERE for post or click on the video below):


On week 2, we learned how to work the stitch pattern & change colors (Click HERE for post or click on the video below):


For week 3, we learned how to do add a simple edge (Click HERE for post or click on the video below):


For week 4, we added tassels & completed the finish work (Click HERE for post or click on the video below):


Some special notes to add:

  • Share your pictures!  Show them off in the Ravelry Fiber Flux group and/or use the #fiberfluxcal tag on social media.
  • Love participating in crochet alongs?  Stay tuned...next up is the Holiday CAL!  Announcements will be made with more details as we move into the holiday season!
Let's connect!



© Jennifer Dickerson 2018

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

2018 Fiber Flux Fall CAL, Autumn Landscapes Throw: Week 4 Tassels + Finish Work


Welcome back for week 3 of the 2018 Fiber Flux Fall Crochet Along! Today we'll be adding some fun tassels and doing all of the finish work...we're in the home stretch!

Add this project to your Ravelry queue by clicking on the button below:




*This is a self-paced project, so definitely go at the speed you feel most comfortable. The instructional videos and posts will be up forever and you will always be able to go back and watch again and again!


Because there are those of you who prefer a written pattern and those who prefer a video tutorial, below are both. Either way, be sure to check out the video for additional information, plus helpful tips too!

Here's this week's CAL video:



Ok so once your blanket has gotten to be as big as you'd like it to be and you've added the edging, it's time for the tassels and finish work!  Still not sure how big you want it?  Check out my blanket sizing guide below for help!


OK, let's take a quick peek at the schedule...so far we've gone over supplies, sizing, the blanket stitch tutorial, color changes, and edging.  Next week, we'll add all of those finishing touches:


  • Tuesday October 16: Introduction to the CAL, the project, blanket sizing, yarn, and supplies needed.
  • Wednesday October 17: Color palette inspiration on the blog!
  • Tuesday October 23 : Blanket stitch tutorial and color changes.
  • Tuesday October 30 (that's today!): Blanket edging
  • Tuesday November 6: Tassels & finish work
  • Wednesday, November 7th: The BIG reveal!  See the finished piece on the blog!

Last part...let's connect! You can connect at any of the social media outlets below:

Let's connect!

Also I have set up a special group for us on Ravelry, the "Fiber Flux CAL Group" There is a special welcome area, so please hop on and introduce yourself. You can get info, ask questions, help each other, see what everyone is doing, and show off your work too!





I am so super excited to keep seeing all of those beautiful projects...please share those pictures and above enjoy, take some time to relax with your hook, and have fun! That's all for today lovelies, happy crocheting and see you for the Holiday CAL!



Also, a very special thanks to Red Heart for sponsoring this CAL with their amazing yarn!  

Get yarn for this project here!

(Affiliate link)

© Jennifer Dickerson 2018

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Monday, November 5, 2018

Free Crochet Pattern...Beginner School Spirit Scarf!



The Beginner School Spirit Scarf is an easy as pie scarf that celebrates school and/or team spirit!  Made in school colors or a team you like to cheer for, I wanted this to be an easy project that beginners can make.  This makes a very thoughtful gift too and is a perfect first project...fun to make and fun to wear!

Need a little extra help?  There's a full video tutorial too!

Let's connect!


Click below to watch the full video tutorial:


Click the button below to add this project to your Ravelry queue:


This scarf can be made in any colors you like...school, team, favorites, seasonal, holiday, the possibilities are endless!  Once you know which colors you want, here are a few ways you can work the striping.  Keep scrolling for instructions for each one below.



Tutorial Links:

Materials:
  • 2 Skeins of Red Heart Super Saver in school or team colors of your choice.
  • 6.5 mm "K" crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure

Note: If you need to substitute yarn, look for a "4" medium on the yarn weight scale.

Sizing:
  • 9 Inches Wide
  • 70 Inches Long

Ok, like I mentioned above there are several different striping options you can do (or create one of your own!)  Pick your favorite and move on down to the instructions below...

Chunky Stripes-6 rows of color A and 6 rows of color B, then repeat.  (I used "Cherry Red" and "Blue" for this swatch:


Pin Stripes-6 rows of color A, 2 rows of color B, 2 rows of color A, 2 rows of color B, then repeat.  (I used "Claret" and "Gold" for the swatch below:


Thin Stripes-1 row of color A, 1 row of color B, then repeat.  (I used "Gold" and "Blue" for this swatch):


Beginner School Spirit Scarf
By Jennifer Dickerson


Instructions:

Ch 26

Row 1: Work a dc in the 4th ch from the hook and in each ch across, then in the top of the turning chain at the end of the row.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as a dc) and turn.  Work a dc in each st across and into the top of the turning chain at the end of the row..

Fasten off and weave in and ends that remain.




© Jennifer Dickerson 2018

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)
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