2019 Fiber Flux Fall CAL, Autumn Farmhouse Throw, Week 1: Intro & Supplies

Welcome to the 2019 Fiber Flux Fall Crochet Along…hooray! Today marks week one of the CAL and we’ll be learning about the beautiful project we’ll be making…the Autumn Farmhouse Throw!  This project is perfect for the fall and winter seasons, as the chilly weather sets in!  We will be going over a few things today to begin:

  • Introduction to the project
  • Supplies
  • Schedule of the CAL
  • Blanket sizing overview
  • Where to connect with other makers

The CAL will be divided over the next few weeks, so we’ll tackle each part bit by bit. Scroll down for the schedule with actual dates and what we’ll be doing on each day/week.

*This is a self-paced project, so definitely go at the speed you feel most comfortable. The instructional videos and posts will be up forever and you will always be able to go back and watch again and again!

Here is a quick video introduction to the CAL and more information about supplies too:

Add this project to your Ravelry queue by clicking on the button below:

First things first…the supplies!

Materials Needed:

  • 6.5 mm “K” crochet hook
  • 8 Skeins Red Heart With Love-I used 2 skeins of “Mallard” 2 skeins of “Aran” 2 skeins of “Sage” 2 skeins of “Tan”
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure

Let’s move on to sizing…the blanket as pictured measures approximately 50 inches wide and 72 inches long, a great size for a personal throw blanket and a lovely addition to toss over a sofa to give it an autumnal touch.  However, check out the sizing chart below to get an idea of some standard blanket sizes if you wish to change the dimensions a bit.   Next week we’ll talk about how to customize the size of your blanket!

Here’s our CAL schedule below for easy reference:

  • Wednesday October 16 (that’s today!): Introduction to the CAL, the project, approximate size of finished project, yarn, and supplies needed.
  • Tuesday October 22: Stitch pattern + changing colors
  • Tuesday October 29: Finish work 
  • Tuesday November 5: The big fall CAL reveal!

Last part…let’s connect! You can connect at any of the social media platforms below, and don’t forget to use the hashtag #fiberfluxcal

Also we have two special communities for our CAL makers! Each has a welcome area/thread, so please hop on and introduce yourself. You can get info, ask questions, help each other, see what everyone is doing, and show off your work too!

Click HERE to join the Facebook group!

Click HERE to visit and join the Ravelry group!

Also, don’t forget to use the hashtag, #fiberfluxcal to share your work on social media!

I can’t wait to see all of your gorgeous blankets…please share those pictures and above enjoy, take some time to relax with your hook, and have fun! That’s all for today lovelies, see you next week for part two!!

© Jennifer Dickerson 2019

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