Mayan CAL – Part 7 – the last one!

Hi folks!

Welcome to the last Part of the Mayan Crochet Blanket CAL!

Multi Mayan Crochet Blanket by Shelley Husband7

Inspired by the mystical geometry of the ancient Mayan people, this intricate blanket is an exploration of the Yucatan peninsula through crochet. The radiating lines of the central hexagon reflect the pyramids at Chichen Itza, while the surrounding shapes are reminiscent of the Mayan calendar. Enclosing it all are the rippling forms of the subtropical forest and the clear blue skies.

If you missed the earlier parts, the links to all parts of the CAL are here, the FAQ are here.  If you haven’t got your yarn yet, you’ll find the yarn requirements here.

Let’s get straight into it!

Part 7

Border Mayan CAL by Shelley Husband

PATTERN

Click on your the button with your preferred terms below to download Part 7 of the pattern. We’ll be joining our squares and making the border and finishing our Mayan Crochet Blankets! Hooray!

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If you’ve enjoyed making your Mayan blankets, please consider purchasing the Mayan Crochet Blanket Pattern in one document right here for A$5.99 and help me continue to design new patterns for you to play with. Select your preferred terms from the buttons below and you’ll be taken straight to checkout. You can pay with Paypal or a credit card. Easy!

HINTS AND TIPS FOR Part 7

There is nothing new to you here so it’s just a time commitment you need this time around/ That can be tricky a this time of year so good luck!

Stitches and Techniques

The stitches and techniques we’ll use for this part are (US/UK terms):

sc/dc  (YouTube Video)
hdc/htr  (YouTube Video)
tr/dtr (YouTube Video)
lbv = loop behind v (YouTube Video)
fp = front post (YouTube Video)

Video of Part 7

To see me joining and making Part 7, check out the video here.

 

General Tips

Your stitch counts don’t really matter at this point if you’ve been on track up to now.  I honestly didn’t count at this point.  If you find yourself a stitch short or a have a stitch too many along in the front post round when making your border, don’t stress, fudge it! No one will know.

If you have too many stitches and can’t do the last st of the side as a fp, tr2tog/dc2tog (UK/US) before the last st.  Easy fix!

HELP!

I am here to help you if you get stuck.  Check out the video of Part 7 first as the answer you need may be there, but if it’s not, feel free to head over to my Facebook group, email me or just add a comment on this post.

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Now that the CAL is officially over, you can sign up to hear about my next CAL – just click the Mayan CAL box and I’ll let you know when the next one is coming up. (I’ll change the name of it soon)

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Share your finished Mayan Crochet Blankets!

If you’d like to share your finished Mayan Crochet Blanket blanket, there are lots of ways to do that:

So there you go!  I hope you enjoyed making your Mayan Crochet Blanket. Don’t forget you can get the entire pattern now right here. Much easier to work from one document next time you make it.

xx Shelley

2 thoughts on “Mayan CAL – Part 7 – the last one!

  1. Donna Rowan

    I purchased the Mayan crochet along ebook through Amazon. I really enjoyed myself. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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