Edgemerc Sampler Afghan, crochet pattern Square 11

Sampler afghan pattern, Edgemerc Square 11

Hello! So glad to have you. It is, once again, release day! Welcome to the crochet sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc and square 11! Hard to believe we’re almost done. If you’re new here, this is what you need to know– We are in progress of a year-long Crochet-A-Long. We’re making 4 each of 12 different designs, ultimately ending with 48 squares. Finally, in December (so soon!!), we will join them together to make a slightly oversized throw; 60″ x 80″ [152.5 x 203 cm]. Certainly if you want to join as you go, you are welcome to do that. For a calendar of the release schedule and links to other active squares, click HERE.
Keep reading for the FREE pattern and all the details of this crochet sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc Square 11.

Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc

Sizing for Edgemerc Afghan

Do you have to make the afghan the full 60″ x 80″ [152.5 x 203 cm] ? 
Because the afghan is made of individual squares, you can absolutely make it larger or smaller! In fact, I made this little graphic below to guide you on the number of sampler squares you’ll need to reach the size blanket you want to create. By all means, add it to your pinterest board of helpful yarny information. 😄

Informational graphic listing standard sizes for knit & crochet blankets by RevelCrochet.com

facebook forum(s)

There are 2 specialty groups that you are officially invited to join ☻

First, there is a private group for those of us making the Edgemerc afghan. This is specifically where you’ll need to ask any questions you may have about the sampler squares. It’s also going to be a place to share progress pictures, get opinions on color options & placement and ooooh and ahhhh over everyone’s project!

Also is an invite to join the Revel group ! It’s the best way to reach me regarding any of my patterns. It’s also a place to share project pictures, ask questions, share your favorite yarn memes, and in general chit-chat with the rest of us.

Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc

Sampler square info

Each Edgemerc square for this sampler crochet afghan is written for 1 size, 10″ [25.5 cm]. You will need to create each sampler square pattern 4 times. At the end of the CAL, you will have a total of 48 squares. 

Easy crochet between sampler squares...

the yarn i'm using for my edgemerc

Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc

Fiber Content – 33% Alpaca 34% Wool 33% Acrylic
Amount – 219 yd [200 m]; 3.54 oz [100 g]
Weight – #4 Medium│Worsted

“When our mills spin our yarns, a small amount is left over from each batch. Instead of wasting it, we work with our mills to create new limited-edition yarns, and this year’s Upcycle Alpaca Worsted, a worsted weight blend of alpaca, wool, and acrylic, lends itself to sweaters, cowls, hats, and much more. It’s soft enough for next to skin wear, but rugged enough to keep you warm all winter long.

Upcycle is made with recycled fibers that vary in size, causing slight variations in yarn thickness from skein to skein. We recommend swatching before starting a project.”

More patterns that will be great in this yarn

Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc                                                                         

the skills you need

This is for Edgemerc crochet afghan square 11 pattern only, for a complete list of techniques the Edgemerc afghan uses (updated with each square release) see HERE.

The posts for the Edgemerc 2023 Afghan crochet-a-long will have complete directions – or – you can inexpensively purchase the pattern as a download. The pdf is exclusively available through the WeCrochet website. If you purchase the pdf, you will be sent an updated version on the date of every square release.

You will receive a linked pdf

  • AD-FREE pdf, formatted for printing and optimized for tablet | digital use
  • WRITTEN PATTERN – Fully written, line by line instruction (English, US terminology with imperial and metric measurements)
  • STITCH DIAGRAMS – Complete illustration(s) of stitches │ placement
  • SCHEMATIC – illustration(s) of shape │ measurements │ construction graphics*
  • ILLUSTRATIONS – drawn graphics of special stitches*
  • SIZING │ EASE CHARTS – tables to quickly determine sizing options*
  • TUTORIALS – picture │ written │ video instruction for specialty stitches*
  • INTERACTIVE – document internally linked throughout as well as to additional external resource information

*where applicable

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the pattern

edgemerc, square 11

A free crochet pattern, by Rebecca Velasquez

Stack of squares showing detail stitching for the sampler afghan, Edgemerc, crochet pattern CrochetALong run by RevelCrochet.
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Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc

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materials & tools

This is for Square 11 only. For more information on complete blanket materials, go HERE

HOOK I│9 [5.50. mm]; or size(s) needed to obtain gauge

YARN Worsted weight (#4 medium)

amount totals* 91 yd [84 m] each square; make 4– 364 yd [333 m] total

shown WeCrochet, Upcycle Alpaca Blend, (33% alpaca 34% wool 33% acrylic; 219 yd [200 m]│3.54 oz [100 g]), 2 skeins Pistachio

*Amount given is for blanket square as shown│written. Yardage will vary with any alterations of pattern or deviations of gauge.

Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc

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NOTIONS 1 Removable stitch marker, yarn needle

For a complete list of all the tools & supplies I use, find it HERE .

Gauge

16 sts and 9 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stitch pattern with and without blocking

Finished square Measurements

WIDTH 10” [25.5 cm] after blocking

HEIGHT 10” [25.5 cm] after blocking

Crochet Sampler afghan pattern Edgemerc

Project Level

Easy

TECHNIQUES USED

chain – single – half double 

NOTES

GENERAL

  • Pattern is written in US terms with imperial and metric measurements.
  • Yarn amount given is for square as shown│written. Yardage [m] will vary with any alterations of pattern or gauge deviations.
  • Read through each line before beginning to avoid any confusion during stitching.
  • The Special Stitches instructions‭ ‬are detailed│written directions on how to complete specialty stitches as worked within this pattern.

CONSTRUCTION

Edgemerc squares are worked flat, turning after every row, bottom up. Afghan can be sewn as adjoining squares are made or when all squares are completed.

(Pattern pdf provides Layout│Assembly Chart – labeled graphic for square placement & Custom Layout│Assembly Chart – blank graphic for custom square placement│color chart, complete stitch diagram & illustrations for specialty stitches)

UNDERSTANDING THE PATTERN

  • Pattern is written for 1 size.
  • Number after period (.) at the end of rows is the stitch count; 12 sts. This means the row just completed should have 12 stitches.
  • If no stitch count is given at the end of row, stitch total did not change from previous listing.
  • PM as instructed for identification│future stitch placement│reference.
  • Sample squares shown were lightly blocked at corners and across top│bottom edges only, without stretching│pinning, laid flat and steamed  and left until cool│dry to shape│relax stitches│yarn prior to joining. Refer to Blocking: A Guide for basic blocking methods│instructions.
  • Sample shown is exactly as written with no alterations to pattern.

ABBREVIATIONS & SPECIAL STITCHES

Ch – chain

Ea – each

Hdc – half double crochet

PM – place marker

Rep – repeat

RS – right side

Sc – single crochet

Sq(s) – square(s)

St(s) – stitch(es)

Yo – yarn over (hook)

SPECIAL STITCHES

Back ridge Rather than working under the top loops or ‘V’ of foundation chain, turn chain upside-down, insert hook under the single strand of yarn that is bump│ridge-like in appearance, work stitch as normal.

PM (place marker) Place marker in│around│through stitch just made or as instructed.

Hdc in 3rd loop (half double crochet in 3rd loop) Yo, insert hook under 3rd loop; bottommost, full, horizontal bar– NOT part of top loops “V”, from bottom to top; lifting the loop, of next│indicated stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo, draw through 3 loops on hook.

Single, pale green colored Square 11 for the Revel Crochet blog's sampler afghan, Edgemerc, crochet pattern laid flat.
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SQUARE

Row 1 (RS) Ch 41, sc in back ridge of 2nd ch from hook, sc in back ridge of ea ch across to end, PM through front of any stitch on row just made to mark as Right Side, turn. 40 sc

Row 2 Ch 1, hdc in first sc, hdc in ea sc across to end, turn. 40 hdc

Row 3 Ch 1, hdc in first hdc, hdc in 3rd loop across, hdc in last hdc, turn. 40 hdc

Stack of pale green squares showing detail of stitching for the sampler afghan, Edgemerc, crochet pattern CrochetALong run by RevelCrochet.

Rows 4-22 Rep Row 3.

Row 23 Ch 1, sc in ea hdc across to end. 40 sc

Finishing

Do not remove marker. Weave in ends.   ♦

Stack of squares showing detail stitching for the sampler afghan, Edgemerc, crochet pattern CrochetALong run by RevelCrochet.
Row of 12 balls of yarn for the Revel Crochet Edgemerc Blanket sampler afghan.

Stitch & Share Your Edgemerc Squares!

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Do you have socials accounts for sharing your stitching progress? If so, please use the hashtags and tag me (@ RevelCrochet) so I will be notified – not only do I truly love seeing all the amazing pieces from everyone but also it is a great way to get new people to join in the Edgemerc CrochetALong! I’m so very excited about getting to see all the different colors of blankets!

If you are on Ravelry and you create from one of my patterns, help fellow stitchers and fill out a project page of your squares.

QUESTIONS about this pattern? 
Join the Edgemerc & Revel design group on facebook. It’s the best way to ask questions and of course you get to also share project pictures and teach│learn with the rest of us 😍

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