Square 15 of the Tunisian Crochet Blanket CAL of 2022 is designed by Beatrix from Btrix Designs. I found her during her Tunisian Patchwork Blanket CAL and, with time, we have shared our experiences and have become really good friends. I am so excited to share her square with you!
Disclaimer: Materials provided by KnitPicks, Denise, and Walnut Farm Designs; this post contains affiliate links.
If you are new to the CAL, click here to find all the introductory information for the 2022 CAL including the schedule, supplies, and giveaways.
If you are new to Tunisian crochet, I hosted a CAL in 2020 that was designed to teach Tunisian crochet to beginners. If this one seems advanced, you are welcome to check that out and practice a few basic stitches before you come back to this one.
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You can follow this Pinterest board to find all the squares and other information related to the CAL in one place.
- January 5 – Square #1
- January 19 – Square #2
- February 2 – Square #3
- February 16 – Square #4
- March 2 – Square #5
- March 16 – Square #6
- March 30 – Square #7
- April 13 – Square #8
- April 27 – Square #9
- May 11 – Square #10
- May 25 – Square #11
- June 8 – Square #12
- June 22 – Square #13
- July 6- Square #14
- July 20 – Square #15 – Scroll down for the details in this post.
- August 3 – Square #16
- August 17 – Square #17
- August 31- Square #18
- September 14 – Square #19
- September 28 – Square #20
- October 12- Square #21
- October 26 – Square #22
- November 9 – Square #23
- November 23 – Square #24
Square #15 – Mosaic Lace Block designed by Btrix Designs
Here is the designer’s version of the square. She made it with two colors, changing color after every row.
Here is my square – I made it with 2 colors of the Preciosa Tonal Worsted yarn by KnitPicks.
Scroll down for the link to the free pattern.
The patterns in this CAL will also be available for purchase as a bundle. If you purchase the bundle, you will receive the PDF version of all the squares as they are released (you pay less than a dollar per pattern!). This is a mystery CAL so, if you purchase the bundle, you will NOT receive all the patterns at once. You will receive a new pattern every 2 weeks as the squares are released in the CAL.
- I’ve been using a 8 mm hook to make all my squares in this CAL unless the pattern specifically calls for a smaller hook but I used a 6.5 mm hook to make this one because the stitches were too loose with a 8 mm hook and there was very little stitch definition.
- I made my dc stitches by picking up 2 bars (front and back vertical bars) instead of the one mentioned in the pattern.
- This pattern is a little hard to set up, once you have made a few rows, you will understand the pattern.
- This pattern requires your complete attention, do not stop counting! I wasn’t able to memorize the pattern so I had to refer to the instructions for every row.
- Do not forget to yarn over for dc stitches after yarn overs. It took me a while to find a rhythm so I wouldn’t forget it.
- I am extremely impressed by the design. This is my first time working a mosaic pattern this way, I love how the stitches come together and create the beautiful lace pattern.
- Beatrix was working on a video tutorial for this square but, due to some unforeseen circumstances, she wasn’t able to complete it. She will release it as soon as she can.
- My square: I followed the designer’s pattern exactly and ended up with a square that was slightly smaller than 12″ so I added a wide border:
- One round of sc (single crochet) stitches – one sc per stitch or row and 3 sc stitches in the corners. I aim to get equal number of stitches on all edges so I accommodated for that here.
- Two rounds of hdc (half double crochet) stitches in back loop only – one hdc per stitch and 3 hdc stitches in the corners.
- One round of sc (single crochet) stitches in back loop only – one sc per stitch and 3 sc stitches in the corners.
Pattern repeats and Adjustments
See pattern for repeats and adjustments.
Helpful Links and Tunisian Crochet Tutorials (Left and Right handed)
- How to change color
- Tunisian Full Stitch
- Tunisian Double Stitch
- How to bind off a Tunisian Crochet project
- How to block a crochet blanket / afghan
- Tunisian crochet hooks’ review
- Tunisian crochet basics
- Tunisian Blanket CAL 2022 Pattern bundle – you will receive a new PDF pattern every 2 weeks as the squares are released in the CAL.
Yardage and Size
My square is 12″ x 12″ in size (along the edges) and used about 160 yards (145 m) of yarn and weighs 2.05 oz (58 gms).
Front and Back
The free pattern
The copyright for each pattern is held by the designer. You may ask for additional resources and tutorials from the designer of the square only. No one else can make a full tutorial of the pattern unless permitted by the designer. I have included my notes and links to my tutorials that I think might be helpful in making the square but those do not supersede the instructions and tutorials provided by the designer.
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