Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Pattern

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This lovely Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Pattern was designed by Carol Hegar of Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. It is available in 3 different sizes and it can be crocheted in a single yarn color, or in multiple yarn colors. Both written instructions and charts are included.


[disclaimer]I received a copy of this pattern to review from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. The opinions expressed in this review are my own.[/disclaimer]


Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Pattern

Title: Butterfly Bouquet Afghan ePattern
Author: Carol Hegar

Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Pattern Review

This month, Carol Heggar from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs has donated a copy of her ePattern for the Butterfly Bouquet Afghan to be given away to one of my readers!
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The Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Pattern is available in three different afghan sizes.
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Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Sizes

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BABY-SIZE AFGHAN
(approximately 42 inches square)
Size E (3.50 mm) crochet hook (or size needed for gauge)
Yarn Amounts:  Use baby yarn.
Solid Color Panels:  3 oz. white, 6 oz. pink, 14 oz. mint green.
Multi Color Panels: 4 oz. white, 8 oz. pink, 16 oz. mint green
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CHILD-SIZE AFGHAN
(approximately 48 inches square)
Size F (3.75 mm) crochet hook (or size needed for gauge)
Yarn Amounts: Use sport or baby yarn.
Solid Color Panels: 4 oz. white, 7 oz. pink, 16 oz. mint green.
Multi Color Panels: 5 oz. white, 9 oz. pink, 19 oz. mint green
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ADULT-SIZE AFGHAN
(approximately 56 inches square)
Size G (4 mm) crochet hook (or size needed for gauge)
Yarn Amounts: Use worsted weight yarn
Solid Color Panels:  8 oz. white, 15 oz. pink, 52 oz. mint green.
Multi Color Panels:  9 oz. white, 18 oz. pink, 56 oz. mint green
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Easy to Learn Crochet Technique.

This pretty afghan design includes flowers and butterflies and it uses her popular single crochet and dropped double crochet technique. You can watch her quick video to learn this technique right here: Step-By-Step Video for Dropped DC
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Instead of trying to juggle more than one color of yarn at a time for each round you work, this technique allows you to crochet your stitches into the remaining front loop of a stitch 2 rows prior and add a different color simply! This means you only work with a single color of yarn for each row you are working!
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The pattern can be crocheted in a single color, or in multiple colors. Instructions are provided for both options. To learn how to easily change colors using this technique please watch this video tutorial from Carol: How to Change Colors
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Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Pattern by Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs Review by ODC

Some other special stitches are also used in this project and specific directions are included on pages 5 and 6.
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Special Stitches

  • Beginning Tr-Cluster
  • Tr-Cluster
  • Ending Tr-Cluster
  • Dc-Cluster
  • Double Crochet Bobble (DB)

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American Crochet Terms

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The patterns are written out in full, in American crochet terminology. Graphs have been included, for both the solid panels and the color afghan, along with full written instructions for the afghan.

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The Butterfly Bouquet Afghan #612 pattern is available for purchase from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. The current price (which is subject to change) at the time of this post being written is $7.95 USD. If you would like to get your own copy today, you can use this coupon to receive 15% off: OOMB and the coupon works for all the patterns on her site!  If you win the raffle and you have already purchased the booklet, Carol will be happy to substitute another crochet e-Booklet of your choice from her designs!

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The Butterfly Bouquet Afghan is a very pretty design that includes summertime flowers and butterflies. I love that the project is worked in the round and that Carol has it available in 3 different sizes. You can choose from a solid-color panel option, or the multi-color option for a more dramatic look.

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Giveaway!

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Would you like to win a PDF copy of the Butterfly Bouquet Afghan e-Pattern?

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Here’s how you can enter for a chance to win!

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Giveaway Butterfly Bouquet Afghan ePattern from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs ends June 18 2019

 

This Giveaway is open worldwide where allowed by law. Void in Quebec.

Start Date: June 11, 2019; 12:00 am ET
End Date: June 18, 2019, 11:59 pm ET

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If you are not the lucky winner of the giveaway and you would like to purchase your own copy of the Butterfly Bouquet Afghan e-Pattern, you can get it directly from Carol’s site. Be sure to use this coupon code for 15% off (for a limited time!) any of her patterns from her shop! Browse her patterns here. Coupon Code: OOMB

Please note: refunds will not be given for incorrectly applied, or the failure to remember to apply the coupon code before purchase. Please double check and message us if you have questions about using the coupon code. We are happy to help resolve issues that arise before you complete a purchase! Thank you for your understanding, Rhondda

I’d like to thank Carol Hegar for providing me with the review copy of the Butterfly Bouquet Afghan e-Pattern and for the giveaway copy for my readers!

All images are used with permission from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. For more information about Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs, please visit their website!

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15 Comments

  1. Beautiful pattern and book to have. I haven’t tried anything quite like this. Thank you

  2. I love the intricate details on the butterflies in this book. Such talent!

  3. This is such a lovely pattern. I would love to be able to make this.

  4. I love them all so much! The Native American themed ones are so bright and colorful. It’s hard to go with just one item. I’ll pick the baby toys afghan.

  5. My favorite pattern by Shady Lanes is The Texture Tiles Afghan.

  6. I love Shady Lanes Endless heart and Kitty Cat afghans. I don’t usually purchase things online, (yes a bit paranoid from a bad experience ), but might consider buying these two.