The Marly Bird Granny Square Motif Cardigan Section 3 Edging
Time to give yourself a pat on the back. You have made it to section 3 of the Marly Bird Granny Square Motif Cardigan Crochet-along. I want to make sure you take a moment and understand all of the work that you just did. Although the cardigan isn’t finished you are getting to the home stretch. It is time to get started on the edging of the project.
Once the CAL is complete the full pattern will be available at RedHeart.com
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Find all the CAL details you need on the announcement page here http://www.marlybird.com/announcing-2017-crochet-along-marly-bird
Marly Bird Granny Square Motif Cardigan MATERIALS:
- RED HEART® Boutique Unforgettable®:, Art. E793, available in 3½ oz (100 g), 270 yd (247 m) balls; 6 (9, 11) balls [sample shown in Regatta 3968]
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 4 mm [US G-6]
- Susan Bates® split lock stitch markers
- Bent Tip Tapestry needle
Directions are for size S/M; changes for sizes L/XL and 2X/3X are in parentheses.
Cocoon measures 48 (56, 64)” (122 (142, 163) cm) in width including cuffs, and 21½ (25, 28½)” (55 (64, 72) cm) in length not including collar.
Please make a note that the schematic only shows the dimensions of the body of the garment, it does NOT include cuffs or collar!
Need help choosing which size to make? Not a problem, I can help with that. CLICK HERE
1 Motif = 3½ x 3½” (9 x 9 cm) CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Picot – Ch 3, slip st in last dc made
Below you will find the Marly Bird Granny Square Motif Cardigan Section 3 Edging instructions.
Right handed–With right side facing, join yarn with slip st in upper rightmost picot of any Motif along edge.
Left handed–With right side facing, join yarn with a slip st in upper leftmost picot of any Motif along edge.
Round 1: Ch 1, * sc in picot and in each of next 4 dc, hdc in next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next ch-7 space, ch 1, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in each of next 4 dc and in next picot; repeat from * across each Motif edge, join with slip st in first sc.
Designer note: when you get to a corner of the body of the cardigan you will be starting the repeat in that same picot you finished with…resulting in 2 sc in the corner picot allowing it to turn the corner nicely.
ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
Marly Bird Granny Square Motif Cardigan Section 3 Edging Right Handed:
Marly Bird Granny Square Motif Cardigan Section 3 Edging Left Handed:
Be sure to finish up the edging of the whole project before next week.
Once you finish your section be sure to post pictures to the facebook group as there will be a prize given away from RedHeart.com to one lucky person (who is randomly chosen) that has finished his or her homework during the week of Sept. 20, 2017 – Sept 26, 2017 @ 11:59pm MDT. Good luck!
CROCHET ALONG SCHEDULE:
Each week on Wednesday during the CAL you will be able to get the new section of the pattern here on my blog. At the end of the CAL you will be able to get the full pattern in PDF form for FREE on the Red Heart website. Even after the CAL the information will be available for FREE on my blog.
Along with the new written pattern each week there will be a video released to help explain the new section. Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel to be sure you are notified as soon as the video goes live.
Introduction Wednesday, August 30
Learn about the CAL and get your materials ready to get started
Week 2 Wednesday, September 13
Join as you go motifs
Week 4 Wednesday, September 27
Cuffs and seaming
Week 5 Wednesday, October 4
Week 6 Wednesday, October 11
Finishing, styling, altering, and how to use this as blueprint
CROCHET ALONG GIVEAWAYS:
We can’t finish this post without talking about the giveaways that are available throughout the CAL. I bet you are glad that you made it this far in the post to hear about this!!!
Each week Red Heart will be offering a $25 prize package to one lucky person who posts a photo of their progress in the Facebook group.
Only photos posted in the Facebook group will be counted as an entry for the giveaway.
After the final video is released you will have one week to finish and post your final project photo to be entered to win a $50 prize package from Red Heart! Best of all there will be 3 winners selected from the finished projects.
To enter: Post your picture of your in-progress sweater in the Facebook group before Tuesday at 11:59pm Mountain Time (my time zone) to be entered. Winners will be announced on Wednesdays.
Week 1: Post your progress picture by Tuesday, September 12; 1 winner of a $25 prize pack announced Wednesday, September 14 Week 2: Post your progress picture by Tuesday, September 19; 1 winner of a $25 prize pack announced Wednesday, September 20
Week 3: Post your progress picture by Tuesday, September 26; 1 winner of a $25 prize pack announced Wednesday, September 27
Week 4: Post your progress picture by Tuesday, October 3; 1 winner of a $25 prize pack announced Wednesday, October 4
Week 5: Post your progress picture by Tuesday, October 10; 1 winner of a $25 prize pack announced Wednesday, October 11
Week 6: Post your completed sweater picture by Tuesday, October 17; 3 winners of $50 prize packs announced Wednesday, October 18
OH, One last thing!
Be sure to use the hashtag #MarlyBirdCAL when you post about it on social media
so we can find what you are saying 🙂