Category Archives: BAWJ2019

BAWJ2019 Week 29

Blooming Lily of the Water Square by Joanita Theron

Welcome to Week 29 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

Joanita Theron is the creative force behind the Creative Crochet Workshop blog and has contributed a beautiful block for our CAL called Blooming Lily of the Water Square.  It is a fun and interesting design, and Joanita has recently updated the patterns last rounds to fit our CAL.  I also love Joanita’s Four Point Butterfly Granny Square.  Check out all her designs!

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

BAWJ2019 Week 28

Rebirth Square by Magdalene Lee



Welcome to Week 28 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week we have a beautiful and intricate square, Rebirth by Magdalene Lee. This is a well-designed square that will keep you on your toes with a satisfying result. Maggie is a talented designer – I love her Blair Road blanket – and I look forward to seeing her future designs.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.



#BAWJ2019 Week 27

Patriotic Plaid Square by Cylinda Mathews

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Welcome to Week 27 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

Belated best wishes for Independence Day in the US – this week we have Patriotic Plaid Square by Cylinda Mathews of Crochet Memories.com. I was lucky enough to participate in one of Cylinda’s Crochet Alongs a few years back and now she is kindly returning the favor.  Patriotic Plaid is an interesting twist on the granny square, and really enjoyable to stitch.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

#BAWJ2019 Week 26

Canada Square by Tania Leis

Welcome to Week 26 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

Happy Canada Day!  This week we feature Canada Square by Tania Leis of Ontario, Canada.  Tania has created a fun sampler block celebrating the Provinces of Canada.  You will enjoy this very well-thought out pattern from a new designer; I look forward to seeing more from Tania!  Tania is releasing the pattern in her Ravelry Store and also created a You-tube video. Thank you, Tania!

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

#BAWJ2019 Week 25

Berrylicious Afghan Square by Marie Segares

Welcome to Week 25 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week we feature Berrylicious Afghan Square designed by Marie Segares of UndergroundCrafter.com.  Marie is a prolific designer and great spokesperson for our craft, with her blog, podcasts, teaching, and public speaking engagements, all championing the art of crochet.  Berrylicious has a lovely central berry design surrounded by fun and easy V-Stitch rounds. Enjoy the free pattern, found on Marie’s Blog.

After last week’s post featuring FrostBloom by Shan Sevcik,  Shan offered us a free download of any one of her other designs on Ravelry, with Coupon Code BAWJ2019, good until Dec 31, 2019.  Thank you, Shan!

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

#BAWJ2019 Week 24

Frostbloom 12” Afghan Square by Shan Sevcik

Welcome to Week 24 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week we have a beautiful and easy design by Shan Sevcik called Frostbloom 12” Square, a free Ravelry download.  I have always admired Shan’s beautiful work and miss their designs! But Shan is busy now with two little ones but hopefully will get back to designing one of these days.  Because this block has been used in several CALs in the past, many of you may have already stitched it, so I am offering a bonus square, my Daisy Girl Design, FREE for a LIMITED time, only to readers of this blog, with Coupon Code daisy19, good for 30 days, until July 16, 2019.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

#BAWJ2019 Week 23

Encompass Me by Heather Gibbs

Welcome to Week 23 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week we have a fun and well-designed block by Heather C. Gibbs of the Keep Calm and Crochet On UK blog called Encompass Me Afghan Block.  Heather is an experienced designer and has a fun and informative blog.  I love the name! (Encompass Me is free on the blog and available on Ravelry for a nominal fee.)  Some other popular designs you must check out are Moroccan Tiles Afghan Block and Bavarian Beauty Block.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

BAWJ2019 Week 22

Aurora by Vanessa Phillips

Welcome to Week 22 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week we feature Aurora, a free afghan block from Vanessa Phillips of Hooked on Sunshine fame.  Vanessa is based in South Africa and has designed many of the big gorgeous crocheted blanket CALs of the past few years such as Atlanticus and  Lilliana.  You can find more of her work on her website, Hooked on Sunshine and her Facebook group.  Aurora is an easy and straightforward design.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

#BAWJ2019 Week 21

Sydney by Shelley Husband

Welcome to Week 21 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week I am excited to feature the work of a crochet artist who specializes in afghan squares, Shelley Husband of spincushions.com.  Shelley has provided Sydney Afghan Square for us, and it is a lovely addition to our collection.  Shelley has a recent book of granny squares which is a must-see, called Granny Square Flair, which is widely available.  Some other favorites from Shelly are the GREG Mystery Afghan, and the Mayan Blanket.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.

#BAWJ2019 Week 20

BAW Dream Square by Ineke Mooijenkind

Welcome to Week 20 of our 2019 Block of the Week Crochet Along.  Don’t forget to join in chatting and sharing photos on my Ravelry board and my Facebook Crochet-A-Long group.  Feel free to jump in any time. Please use hashtags #BAWJ2019 and #crochetalongwithJulieanny.

This week I am excited to feature the work of an inventive crochet artist from the Netherlands, Ineke Mooijenkind, called BAW Dream Square.  Ineke will release the pattern on Monday morning in her Ravelry Designer Store; please allow for time differences.  This block is beautiful and well-written and will excite you with some new techniques!  I had never tried the folding stitch and it makes quite a stunning effect. Ineke has other beautiful patterns available on Ravelry such as Something Magic and Angel Wings.

Have you purchased your CAL bag yet – only a few left – my custom heavy-duty canvas tote bag. NEW: For the bag alone without included patterns, see this Etsy listing. For a free bag with pattern purchase see here for more information.

If you purchase yarn through any of my links, I will receive a commission. If you need help with color coordination, check out pre-made palettes at Wool Warehouse and Deramores. Look for good prices at Michaels, Joann, Lion Brand, Hobby Lobby, Red Heart, Annies, and Consumer Crafts.