Tuesday, April 7, 2020

2020 Fiber Flux Spring CAL, Blue Skies Granny Tee, Week 1: Intro & Supplies


Welcome to the 2020 Fiber Flux Spring Crochet Along...yippee! Today marks week one of the CAL and we'll be learning about the beautiful project we'll be making...the Blue Skies Granny Tee!  This easy project is a fabulous piece for warmer weather ahead, and later when fall and winter comes back around you can layer it with long sleeves...definitely a four season garment!  We will be going over a few things today to begin:


  • Introduction to the project
  • Supplies
  • Schedule of the CAL
  • Where to connect with other makers


The CAL will be divided over the next few weeks, so we'll tackle each part bit by bit. Scroll down for the schedule with actual dates and what we'll be doing on each day/week.

*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!



Here is a quick video introduction to the CAL and more information about supplies too:


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


First things first...the supplies!


Materials Needed:
  • 5.0 mm "H" crochet hook
  • 3 Skeins of Caron Simply Soft (I used the "Country Blue" colorway) Don't have this yarn on hand?  No worries...check out my Yarn Substitutions Guide here!
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure

Let's talk about sizing...we will be crocheting two granny squares designed to fit YOU.  Next week when we make the granny squares, we'll learn how to make the square so it fits across the bust and has a good length too.  Later on in the CAL, we'll also learn how to add some length to the tee too.  This is a very easy to customize project!

Here's our CAL schedule below for easy reference:


  • Tuesday April 7 (that's today!): Introduction to the CAL, sizing information, yarn, and supplies needed.
  • Tuesday April 14: The granny squares
  • Tuesday April 21: Assembly & seaming 
  • Tuesday April 28: Bottom extension & finish work
  • Tuesday May 5: The BIG reveal!

Last part...let's connect! You can connect at any of the social media platforms below, and don't forget to use the hashtag #fiberfluxcal


Also we have two special communities for our CAL makers! Each has a welcome area/thread, 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!




Also, don't forget to tag me and use the hashtag, #fiberfluxcal to share your work on social media!

I can't wait to see all of your gorgeous 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, see you next week for part two!!



© Jennifer Dickerson 2020

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