Well, we’re back from intermission and hitting the ground running with square number 13 – I Got Rhythm.
I hope you had a productive break from the crochet along and did some catching up with this or other projects. My camping vacation completely bombed. Everything we tried to plan around got in the way. So, eventually, we just gave up and stayed home. I did a bunch of unnecessary yarn shopping to ease my disappointed heart and designed some new patterns. It turned out pretty great in the end. I think. Mr. Plum may disagree.
Back to today’s pattern…
I know you’ve been waiting for this one. It was one of the first squares I designed before I even realized this would be a crochet along.
This square is a free-for-everyone pattern which means the pattern is available free to view and print from everytrickonthehook.com and the video tutorial is free to view via YouTube.com. If you purchased the Stardust Melodies eBook you’ll received an update with a printable PDF version of the pattern and the chart that is exclusive to the eBook.
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I’ve rated this pattern as intermediate. There are places where a keen understanding of stitch anatomy really help. The alternative to that is to USE STITCH MARKERS. Seriously, don’t fight me on this one. Even if you just use them for the first few rounds, they WILL help you find the stitches and your rhythm.
This one is also a yarn eater. I would avoid using any yarn if you don’t have a little extra lying around in that particular colorway. I didn’t and I had to take apart another square to finish mine.
Finally, watch your gauge. I put this one in the second half of the crochet along because you should have found your grove by now and your squares should be coming out at least close to the same size fairly consistently. This one can destroy that, so if you’re just starting out with our crochet along, make a few squares before jumping in on this one.
I think that is all the yarny wisdom I have for this pattern today. Have fun!
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