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2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12!!! Final Week and time for Grand Prize Entry!

2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan Crochet Along… Week 12!!! Final Week and time for Grand Prize Entry!

I am happy, sad and excited all in one… This years Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL has flown by! I love all the years and my collection of 6 afghans… But this may be my favorite! I love seeing all the pictures of your progress in our Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group! So many amazing color choices!

If you are not finished yet or just starting, I love that you are joining in the fun.. I hope all of you will send me your finished photos for my Grand Finale Post on April 20th!! The Grand Finale post will have a gallery of all of the fan pictures and the announcement of the Red Heart Grand Prize Winner!! You can email me your finished photos to [email protected], also include permission to use your photo in the post.. And Enter for the Giveaway at the bottom of the post!!!

Also.. Don’t forget to add your project to Ravelry!!!! And you can also check out 80+ project, Click Here!!

So here is the skinny on this project.. It is 12 weeks of crocheting, each weeks link is posted for safe keeping in the Crochet with Me!! tab at the top of the page…  You start with the Material List  .. Lots of great details about how the CAL works and the great Grand Prize Giveaway from our friends at Red Heart Yarns!!

Well Let’s get started with the final week…

This weeks stitches:

  • St – Stitch
  • Sp – Space
  • Sl St – Slip Stitch
  • Ch – Chain
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Dc – Double Crochet

This week is super easy,, one round and blocking.. That’s it!

Finished size after blocking… 72″ x 84″

You will be using your I hook

Round 79: (Hdc,dc,hdc) in next st, sl st in next 2 sts, (hdc,dc,hdc) in next st, sl st in next 3 sts, (hdc,dc,trc,dc,hdc) in next st(corner), sl st in next 3 sts, *(hdc,dc,hdc) in next st, sl st in next 2 sts*, repeat *to* 86 more times, sl st in next st, (hdc,dc,trc,dc,hdc) in next st, sl st in next 3 sts, repeat *to* 76 times, sl st in next st, (hdc,dc,trc,dc,hdc) in next st, sls st in next 3 sts, repeat *to* 87 times, sl st in next st, (hdc,dc,trc,dc,hdc) in next st, sl st in next 3 sts, repeat * to* 73 times, (hdc,dc,hdc) in next st, sl st in last st, join with sl st to beginning sl st. = 326 (hdc,dc,hdc), 4 (hdc,dc,trc,dc,hdc) and 668 sl sts

That is it.. you have now completed the 2019 Crochet with Me!! Mystery Afghan CAL.. Congratulations!!!

The final step is blocking.. We have talked about this in our group,, your project may be a little wavy, puckered or something.. So blocking will solve this. Two ways to block..

Wet Method-Get your afghan damp by spraying it lightly with water on both sides… lay it out and carefully pull it into shape, pin it into place if you like or if you are on carpet or a bed, it may stay in place.. Let it dry and you are done…

Steam method (this is what I do), lay your project out and shape it as much as possible.. lightly steam it and carefully pull it into shape… Be very careful not to over heat or you will ruin the yarn. Let it cool and your are done!

I am so happy you all joined me this year!! It has been a pleasure designing this year project and you all inspire me! I hope you email me your finished photos!

Now for your chance to win the Red Heart Grand Prize… This giveaway entry period is from today 4/6/2019 through 12:00am on 4/20/19 pst. This will be a $75 yarn grand prize from my favorite yarn company… Red Heart Yarns… *The giveaway is open to US residents only

Red Heart Grand Prize- $75 value, yarn may vary

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Here is the progression of my afghan.. I am in love!

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I hope you love this project!!  Make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page and make sure to share around social media too! Why share?? Because it shares our Love of Crochet!!

Happy Crocheting!!


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Simply August Boho Bag ~ Red Heart Grand Prize Winner Announced!!!

Simply August Boho Bag ~ Red Heart Grand Prize Winner Announced!!!

Simply August Boho Bag 

Red Heart Grand Prize Winner 

We had so much fun making our Simply August Boho Bag CAL… Lots of great finished projects… Today the Grand Prize Winner of the Red Heart Yarn Prize Package is announced and there are lots of pictures being added to the gallery…  12 finalists made entries… each numbered as they came in.. I used a number randomizer to draw the lucky winning number 8!!!

Congratulations to Lydia W.!!  Just email me your address and Red Heart Yarns will get the yarn coming your way!!!

If you loved this bag… But missed out on the CAL, Later today I will have the pattern in PDF form available for $2 on Ravelry and Craftsy… Watch for the post!!!  The CAL directions will remain available for free posted in the Crochet With Me, Crochet Along tab at the top of the page.

Here are the 12 entries in order

  1. Sally O.

2. Brenda T.

3. Barbara Z.

4. Megan S.

5. Pattie A.

6. Deborah R.

7. Heather G.

8. Lydia W.

9. Lindsay S.

10. Theresa R.


11. Gena F.

12. Carolyn B.

That is the 12 entries.. Love them all!!!

Here is my finished bag that has been the Promo Picture.. My lovely daughter was home for college and grabbed the bag and threw it over her shoulder for a quick photo-op… I loved it and decided to use it for the main photo!!  Lucky to have such great children!!

Happy Crocheting and make sure to send your finished photos to my email **[email protected]** with permission to add them to this photo gallery!!!


Happy Crocheting!!




Crochet with Me… 2017 CAL Grand Prize Winner!

Crochet with Me… 2017 CAL Grand Prize Winner!

This year was so much fun!!  Our afghans turned out so beautiful and I am blessed you all joined me!!

My 2017 afghan is happily resting in my new living room and I love the way it brightens up!

Here are the photos submitted for the Red Heart Grand Prize Package!!

Ashley M #1

Sue P #2


Elaine R #3

Kat B #4

Elaine B #5

Susan F #6

Carolyn B #7

Adeline C #8

Terry Brown #9

Sandra S #10

Lindsay S #11

Judy S #12

Patti A #13

Sheri Downey #14

Judy S #15

Pam W #16

These are all beautiful!!!

Now if you are ready for the Grand Prize Drawing – A $50 prize package of Red Heart Yarn…

Using a number randomizer to pick between numbers 1-16… The WINNER is….

Number 6… Susan F!!!!  Congrats Susan… I will be passing off your info so Red Heart Yarns can send you the $50 Grand Prize..

A big thank you to Red Heart Yarns for sponsoring this giveaway!

If you would still like to have your project shown off on this page… Just email me the picture and permission to post it to – [email protected]!! I will be adding them as they come in to this  post!!

Stay tuned for my next CAL!!  You can join the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Facebook Group to get the latest information!!


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