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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Red Panda C2C Square Free Crochet Pattern + Graph | Wildllife Graphghan CAL Block 26

A new animal is joining our Wildlife family!
It's the Red Panda, the 6. additional animal block to the original 20 animal blocks of the Wildlife Graphghan!

Red Panda C2C Square - Free Pattern

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I find that Red Pandas are super adorable creatures! Each time I'm designing a new animal block, I love to read about that specific animal.

Did you know that the Red Panda is an endagered species with less than 10,000 left in the wild? I didn't knew before! That's such a shame! I hope humans will help conserving their habitat!

Maybe I can make a very small contribution by bringing awereness with this Red Panda C2C Square! I think it came out super cute and I hope you will love it as much as I do!

Red Panda C2C Square

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Red Panda C2C Square - Free Pattern

Make sure to visit the Wildlife Graphghan CAL page for the other animal blocks, detailed instructions and video tutorials for the corner to corner method with the half double crochet used + crisp color changes!

GAUGE: 6 C2C tiles = 10 x 10 cm (4 inches x 4 inches)

SIZE: the square is 25 tiles x 25 tiles and approx. measures approx. 15 inches X 15 inches (38 cm x 38 cm)

SUPPLIES :

  • yarn: Red Heart Super Saver ( yarn weight: Medium 4) in following colors:
    1. Light Blue for the background approx. 176.32 yds (161.5 m)
    2. White approx.42.65 yds (39 m)
    3. Black approx. 8.75 yds (8 m)
    4. Charcoal approx. 7.65 yds (7 m)
    5. Baby Pink approx. 1.09 yds (1 m)
    6. Buff approx. 22.96 yds (21 m)
    7. Red Heart Super Saver Stripes, colorway Latte Stripe 1 or 2 skeins
    8. I have deconstructed 2 skeins of the striped yarn, Red Heart Super Saver Latte Stripes because I thought the colors in the skeins are perfect for my red panda.
      See the colorways I got in the picture below!

      Deconstructing yarn

      The colorways of the deconstructed yarn are named by me by suggestion of a fellow crocheter in my crochet group on Facebook.

      After deconstructing Latte Stripe yarn you will need the following colorways (see above the picture with the deconstructions of yarn):
      ~ Mocha, approx. 22.96 yds (21 m)
      ~ Mocha Light, approx. 12.02 yds (11 m);
      In the picture above there is only Mocha listed, because I have took them both as one color at first, then seppareted them in 2 colorways, because there is a bit of a difference in shade.
      ~ Cinnamon, approx. 37.18 yds (21 m)
      ~ Sandstone, approx. 9.84 yds (21 m)

      Note: You could totaly replace the Red Heart Super Saver Buff colorway with the Latte colorway obtain from the deconstructed yarn. You could also replace the Mocha and Mocha Light with the Chestnut colorway for the darker parts on panda's face and around the head.

  • 5.5 mm crochet hook (I have used Furls Wooden Hook, Cocobolo)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:
- RS: right side
- WS: wrong side

Color abbreviations: (See the color legend in the graph below the written row by row color counts!

  • lb = Light Blue - this is the background color - if you like, you can replace it with any contrasting color of your choice
  • w = White
  • bl = Black
  • ch = Charcoal
  • p = Pink (Baby Pink)
  • m = Mocha - from deconstruction of Red Heart Super Saver Late Stripe
  • ml = Mocha Light - from deconstruction of Red Heart Super Saver Late Stripe
  • c = Cinnamon - from deconstruction of Red Heart Super Saver Late Stripe
  • s = Sandstone - from deconstruction of Red Heart Super Saver Late Stripe
  • bf = Buff

NOTES:
1. You will use the C2C with the hdc, working the square on the diagonal starting from bottom right corner to top left.

Red Panda C2C Square in work

2. The even rows will be worked on the right side of work.

3. The uneven rows will be on the wrong side of work.

4. On the graphic you will read the even rows from top to bottom ↙ and the uneven rows from bottom to top ↗!

5. For the even rows (right side) you will place the yarns to the back of the work!

6. For the uneven rows (left side) you will place the yarns to the front of the work!


WRITTEN ROW BY ROW COLOR COUNTS

Row 1 [WS]: lb

Row 2 [RS]: (lb) x 2

Row 3 [WS]: (lb) x 3

Row 4 [RS]: (lb) x 4

Row 5 [WS]: (lb) x 5

Row 6 [RS]: (lb) x 6

Row 7 [WS]: (lb) x 7

Row 8 [RS]: (lb) x 8

Row 9 [WS]: (lb) x 9

Row 10 [RS]: (lb) x 10

Row 11 [WS]: (lb) x 11

Row 12 [RS]: (lb) x 12

Row 13 [WS]: (lb) x 5, m4, (lb) x 4

Row 14 [RS]: (lb) x 2, w, lb, m, w3, m, (lb) x 5

Row 15 [WS]: (lb) x 5, m3, w2, m, w2, (lb) x 2

Row 16 [RS]: (lb) x 2, w, bf, ml, s, w, m3, (bf) x 2, (lb) x 4

Row 17 [WS]: (lb) x 4, bf, w2, bf, m2, w, c, ml, bf, (lb) x 3

Row 18 [RS]: (lb) x 3, w, bf, c, s, w, m, bf, w, (bl) x 2, bf, (lb) x 4

Row 19 [WS]: (lb) x 4, bf, bl, p, w2, m2, w, c, ml, bf, w2, (lb) x 2

Row 20 [RS]: (lb) x 2, w, (bf) x 2, ml, c, s2, m, bf, w2, p, w, (lb) x 5

Row 21 [WS]: (lb) x 5, bf, bl, w, bl, w, m, bl, s, c2, bf, ch, bf, w, (lb) x 2

Row 22 [RS]: (lb) x 2, w, bf, (ch) x 2, ml, c, s, (bl) x 2, bf, (bl) x 2, w2, m, (lb) x 5

Row 23 [WS]: (lb) x 5, m2, w2, bl, w, m, bl, w, c2, bf, (ch) x 2, bf, w, (lb) x 2

Row 24 [RS]: (lb) x 3, w, bf, (ch) x 2, ml, c, s, w, ml, bf, w3, bf, m2, (lb) x 5

Row 25 [WS]: (lb) x 6, w, m, (bf) x 4, c, ml, w, c2, w, bf, w2, (lb) x 4

Corner - start decreasing!

Row 26 [RS]: (lb) x 4, w3, ml, c5, m6, (lb) x 5

Row 27 [WS]: (lb) x 5, w, m3, bl, ml, c5, (ml) x 2, (lb) x 5

Row 28 [RS]: (lb) x 5, c6, ml, (bl) x 2, m2, w, m, (lb) x 4

Row 29 [WS]: (lb) x 4, w3, s, bl, w, c6, (lb) x 5

Row 30 [RS]: (lb) x 5, s, c4, w2, s, w3, m, (lb) x 3

Row 31 [WS]: (lb) x 3, m, s5, c4, s, (lb) x 5

Row 32 [RS]: (lb) x 5, c9, m, (lb) x 3

Row 33 [WS]: (lb) x 3, ml, c8, (lb) x 5

Row 34 [RS]: (lb) x 5, s, c5, (ml) x 2, w, (lb) x 2

Row 35 [WS]: lb, w, (bf) x 2, (ml) x 4, c, s, (lb) x 5

Row 36 [RS]: (lb) x 5, c, ml, w, (bf) x 4, w, lb

Row 37 [WS]: lb, w2, bf, (ch) x 2, w, c, (lb) x 5

Row 38 [RS]: (lb) x 5, ml, bf, (ch) x 2, w, (lb) x 2

Row 39 [WS]: (lb) x 2, bf, (ch) x 2, w, (lb) x 5

Row 40 [RS]: (lb) x 5, w, ch, bf, w, lb

Row 41 [WS]: lb, w, (bf) x 2, w, (lb) x 4

Row 42 [RS]: (lb) x 4, w, bf, w, lb

Row 43 [WS]: lb, w2, (lb) x 4

Row 44 [RS]: (lb) x 4, w, lb

Row 45 [WS]: (lb) x 5

Row 46 [RS]: (lb) x 4

Row 47 [WS]: (lb) x 3

Row 48 [RS]: (lb) x 2

Row 49 [WS]: lb

Red Panda C2C Graph

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Red Panda C2C Graph

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Red Panda C2C Square
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Copyright © September 2020 Kinga Erdem

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1 comment:

  1. These patterns are absolutely adorable. What an idea for a special gift.

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