It’s the last day in our I Love Yarn Day week-long celebration! Thank you to everyone who’s participated in our giveaways and enjoyed the new patterns this week! And a special thanks to our sponsors: Red Heart, Lion Brand, and Spin Rite!
Remember, you have until the end of today to enter our grand prize giveaway! Don’t miss out!
Today we have a pattern that’s one of our own, designed by the one and only Roseanna Beck! Check out the pattern below, plus enter for your chance to win a stash of yarn from our prize closet in today’s giveaway!
Today’s Pattern: Mint Julep Crochet Afghan
On Wednesday, we shared a picture of our new mascot on our Facebook page and asked you guys to name it! So we’re here to present the Mint Julep Crochet Afghan. Thank you to everyone who put in their two cents. It’s a pretty beautiful afghan, if we do say so ourselves. And you’ll be able to work up this pattern in no time at all! It’s a must-have for any home.
Skill Level: Easy
Measurements: 45” x 54”
- RED HEART Super Saver: 5 skeins 0668 Honeydew
- Crochet Hook: 5.0 mm (US H-8) crochet hook or size needed for gauge
Gauge: 4 rows – 3 1⁄4”
6 dcs, 3 dcs, 6 dcs (ripple) – 4 1⁄2”
Note: All rows are worked in back loop only.
Row 1: Ch 152 , dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 5 chs, *3 dcs in next ch, 1 dc in each of next 6 chs, skip 2 chs, 1 dc in each of next 6 chs, repeat from * across to last 7 chs, 1 dc in each ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of next 6 dcs, *3 dcs in next dc**, 1 dc in each of next 6 dcs, skip 2 dcs, 1 dc in each of next 6 dcs, repeat from * across ending last repeat at**, 1 dc in each of next 6 dcs, skip 1 dc, dc in turning ch, turn.
Continue repeating Row 2 for a total of 68 rows. Do not fasten off after last row.
Work long left side edge (sc, ch 3, sc) in each side dc space and fasten off.
Repeat along opposite side edge starting at bottom side dc space.
Today’s Prize: Lion Brand and Red Heart Yarn from Our Yarn Stash
Prize consists of:
- 6 skeins of Lion Brand Da Vinci yarn
- 3 skeins of Red Heart Boutique Dash in Alpine, Rainbow, and Twilight
How to Enter
To win this stellar giveaway, just answer the question below by commenting!
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES:
There is a maximum of one entry per person. The entry will be based upon a comment left on this blog post.
Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
Winner will be selected at random from the comments on this blog post below.
Winner will be announced here on the blog, as well as contacted by the email address provided.
You have until October 11, 2014 at 11:59p EST to leave your comment on this post. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada.
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