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Breath of Life Shawl CAL – Section 1

Welcome to the Breath of Life shawl CAL. The pattern has two sections broken into two separate stitch combos. Below are the instructions for the first section of the shawl. If you’re not sure where to start you can see the Getting Started post which […]

Breath of Life Shawl CAL

I love making accessories, but when temps get warm it’s harder to work with yarn. The new Breath of Life shawl is the perfect pattern for spring ro summer because it uses lightweight yarn. This gorgeous shawl will be introduced as a CAL and will […]

Ava Shell CAL Crochet Pattern

A shell is the perfect garment for so many things. It is very similar to a tank top but usually worn over a cami or tank top. The Ava Shell CAL was designed with the beginner in mind. If you’ve never worked a garment, this is […]

Crocheted Snowflake Pattern

Heidi from Snappy Tots is putting together a CAL Advent Calendar and asked if I would be interested in designing something for it.  Here is the snowflake pattern I made.  If you’re interested in joining the CAL visit Snappy Tots blog here. Snappy Snowflake   Finished […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 12

This is going to be the last section of the CAL.  If you’d like the scarf to be longer you can just repeat any/all of the sections we’ve done.  I will do a separate post on how to end your tunisian project.  When you are […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 11

The tunisian honeycomb stitch is a combination of TSS & TPS stitches alternatively worked across the row.   Section 11 –  Honeycomb Stitch   TSS = insert hook behind next vertical bar, yo, pull up a loop (section 1 of scarf) TPS = move yarn […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 10

The tunisian net stitch is worked between stitches, as opposed to most of the stitches which are worked with the vertical bar.   Section 10 –  Net Stitch (also known as the Tunisian full stitch)   TSS = insert hook between next 2 vertical bars, […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 9

The tunisian berry stitch is made very similar to the regular crocheted berry stitch. You use a regular TSS (section 1) and add some texture. It looks like a lot of rows, but once you get the pattern going it doesn’t take long.   Section […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 8

By changing the order in which you add the vertical bars to your hook you can create different looks and textures. Let’s try a slanted pattern. (I once saw this called the “Fabric Pattern” but not sure if that’s what it’s officially called.)   Section […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 7

We had a few people interested in starting the CAL last week. Yay! I know, for myself, if a project is too far under way, I won’t jump on board, so I decided to give them a few days to catch up. Today let’s try […]