Tuesday, April 9, 2019

2019 Fiber Flux Spring CAL, Flowering Herbs Shawl, Week 2: V Stitch Section


Welcome to the 2019 Fiber Flux Spring Crochet Along...hooray! Today marks week two and we'll be jumping right into the Flowering Herbs Shawl!  Here's what we'll be doing today:

  • Stitch multiples
  • Starting chain + v stitch
  • Changing colors/joining new yarn
  • Schedule of the CAL
  • Where to connect with other makers


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:


Instructions:

Chain 61 (multiple of 3+1)

Row 1: (worked in "Linen"): In the 4th ch from the hook, work a (dc, ch 1, dc), *skip 2 ch then work a (dc, ch 1, dc) in the next ch.  Repeat from * across until 3 ch are left.  Skip 2 ch, then work a dc in the last ch.
Rows 2-6 (worked in "Linen"): Ch 3 and turn.  *Work a (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space from the previous row (center of the "v").  Repeat from * across.  Work a dc in the topmost chain of the turning chain.

Row 7 (worked in "Polo"): Ch 3 and turn.  *Work a (dc, ch 1, dc) in the ch 1 space from the previous row (center of the "v").  Repeat from * across.  Work a dc in the topmost chain of the turning chain.

Tune in next week to learn how to create the puff stitch flowers!

OK, let's take a quick peek at the schedule...last week we talked a little bit about the shawl and went over supplies needed:


  • Wednesday April 3: Introduction to the CAL, the project, approximate size of finished project, yarn, and supplies needed.
  • Tuesday April 9 (that's today!): V-Stitch Section of the Shawl
  • Tuesday April 16: Puff Stitch Flowers
  • Tuesday April 23: Tassels & Finish Work 
  • Tuesday April 30: The BIG CAL reveal!



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


Also we have 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 see all of your beautiful projects in the next few weeks...please share those pictures and above enjoy, take some time to relax with your hook, and have fun! That's all for today lovelies, see you next Tuesday for part three of the CAL!!



© Jennifer Dickerson 2019

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