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How to make the SQUARE for the BloomScape CAL 2023

August 24, 2023 4 min read

How to make the SQUARE for the BloomScape CAL 2023 - Secret Yarnery

 Hello, fellow crochet enthusiasts! I'm Christa, and I'm delighted to be your crafting companion on this crochet-along adventure. In this blog, we're diving into the heart of the BloomScape CAL 2023 by creating its foundational square. As a passionate crocheter, I'm excited to share my insights and expertise, ensuring you have all you need to make your square shine. Let's pick up our hooks and embark on a journey that will fill the Bloomscape with beauty and creativity!

Welcoming Blooms

Watch the LEFT-HANDED video tutorial here!!



As we embark on this journey of creativity, I'm delighted to walk you through crocheting the square for the BloomScape CAL 2023. This square is not just a part of a project; it's a symbol of community, shared passion, and the beauty that emerges when crocheters come together.

Embracing the CAL

The BloomScape CAL 2023 is more than just a crochet-along—it's an opportunity to contribute to a collective masterpiece. Learn why this square holds a special place in the CAL and how it represents a tapestry of creativity.

Crafting the Essential Square: A Step-by-Step Guide

Gathering Your Supplies

Start by gathering the yarn and hook specified in the BloomScape CAL 2023 easy-to-follow instructions. Ensuring the right tools will set you up for crochet success. I am using Favorite size 4 worsted-weight yarn which you can access it here. I am also using a 5.0mm hook which you can access here!

Beginning with the Magic Ring

Master the magic ring technique as we kick off our square. This foundation will give your square a neat and seamless starting point.

Here is the Magic Ring right handed video tutorial!!

Watch the LEFT-HANDED video tutorial here!!



Stitching Through the Rounds

Follow the step-by-step written pattern's stitch instructions diligently, watching your square grow and take shape. Every stitch contributes to the vibrancy of the Bloomscape.

Incorporating Texture and Depth

Texture adds dimension and allure to any crochet piece. Discover how to incorporate textured stitches and details that make your BloomScape square a true work of art.

Adding a Personal Touch

Colors are a language of expression. Learning how to select and combine hues that resonate with you, infuses your BloomScape square with your personal touch.

Piece by Piece

As crocheters across the community complete their squares, it's time to assemble them into a grand masterpiece. Join in the joy of creating something beautiful together.

Sharing the Joy

Once your BloomScape square is complete, display it with pride. Share your creation on social media, within crochet groups, and within the BloomScape CAL community, celebrating your part in this creative journey.

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Answering Your Questions about Making the Square for the BloomScape CAL 2023

Q: Can I use different yarn colors for my square?

A: Absolutely! Experimenting with colors adds your personal touch to the BloomScape CAL. Just ensure you follow the color changes as per the pattern.

Q: How do I maintain consistent tension throughout my square?

A: Practice is key. Pay attention to your tension as you crochet, making sure your stitches are even for a polished look.

Q: Can beginners participate in the BloomScape CAL?

A: Certainly! The step-by-step instructions and the supportive crochet community make the CAL a wonderful learning opportunity for all skill levels.

Q: Is there a specific stitch count to follow for each round?

A: Yes, the pattern will guide you on the stitch count for each round. Following it accurately ensures your square turns out as envisioned.

Q: Can I personalize my square with additional embellishments?

A: While the BloomScape CAL's instructions set the foundation, feel free to add your personal flair with embellishments, provided they align with the pattern's structure.

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Your Questions Answered

Q: Can I use a different crochet hook size than recommended in the pattern?

A: While using the recommended hook size ensures gauge accuracy, feel free to experiment with hook sizes to achieve the desired square dimensions.

Q: How can I ensure my square matches the intended measurements?

A: Check your gauge by crocheting a swatch of the pattern and comparing it to the gauge specified in the CAL instructions.

Q: Can I join the BloomScape CAL 2023 even if I'm not experienced in crocheting?

A: Absolutely! The CAL community is a supportive space where beginners can learn and grow alongside seasoned crocheters.

Q: What's the significance of the BloomScape CAL 2023 square in the larger project?

A: The square acts as the cornerstone of the entire CAL project, connecting different motifs and themes to create a cohesive and visually appealing piece.

Q: Can I adjust the size of my square to create different project dimensions?

A: Indeed! Alter the number of rounds and stitches to customize your square's size, allowing you to create blankets, cushions, or even garments.

With this guide, you're not just crocheting a square; you're adding your unique touch to the breathtaking Bloomscape CAL 2023. Each stitch is a brushstroke that colors the garden of creativity. So, let your passion for crochet flourish as we create squares that form a tapestry of beauty and unity.

I am a passionate crocheter with years of experience, sharing my expertise and love for the craft through my YouTube channel and online community. Join me in discovering the joy of crochet and immerse yourself in the art of creating beautiful, handcrafted pieces that bring joy to your heart and warmth to your home.