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2019 Block-A-Week : Week 8

Hello! Welcome to Couch Surfer Crochet! We are now on Week 8 of the 2019 Block-A-Week Project! You can find the first few weeks here:
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7

The pattern for Week 8 will look like this when it’s finished!

This pattern is called Celeste’s Garden from Stuck With Ewe!

I’m using a size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook, and worsted weight size 4 yarn for every one of these squares to keep stitch sizing consistent. My squares don’t always look completely “square” at the end of each pattern. I intend to block them all at the end of this project before I sew them together!

I changed colors at random with this square. However!! Feel free to change colors as few or as many times as you want!! Color changes listed in pattern are just my suggestion, please feel free to stretch your creativity and make these squares any way you want to. I think it would even be pretty amazing in one solid color!

The colors I used are:

Color 1: Impeccable Yarn in Bright Sky Blue
Color 2: Red Heart Super Saver in Pale Yellow
Color 3: Impeccable Yarn in Grape Punch
Color 4: Red Heart Jumbo in Pretty N’ Pink
Color 5: Red Heart Super Saver in Aruba Sea

Whenever I use another designer’s square I will ALWAYS follow copyright rules and intellectual property requirements. This pattern is copyrighted to it’s original designer. I am using this project in part to try new things and introduce you all to new designers! I want to make sure everyone is properly credited and attributed for any work they have done!

I will share my step by step photos for this pattern, but I am not able to share each step of the pattern. Please click the link to see the pattern!


After Round 1 and Round 2
After Round 3
After Round 4
After Round 4 and Round 5
After Round 6
After Round 7 and Round 8
After Round 9
After Round 10
After Round 11

Apologies for some of the photos this week. We recently adopted a precious pit bull puppy, and he is still so eager to be in my lap that sometimes getting a straight on photo can be challenging! I am currently working on a blocking board plan so I can block all of these squares. I will share how I do that in a couple of weeks!

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Looking for other patterns to try?! Check out my ETSY shop or my Ravelry store!

Please, please, please feel free to share your work with me! I would love to see your progress and finished pieces. Half the joy of creating is sharing it! You can post your work here in the comments, on my Facebook page, or you can join the Couch Surfer Crocheters FB Group!

I hope you have fun making this square! I am happiest when I am creating. I love to see how all these bit and bobs of color can turn into this amazing work of art! Don’t forget to come back next Friday to get the pattern for Week 7!

If you’re looking for a new color palette to try out for your squares, check out this post all about Color Combinations for Spring!

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