Well, friends!! Let’s keep this CAL flying! I have loved the #gobigorgourdhomecal so far!! We are so excited to be able to continue to work with you!! We hope you are enjoying this CAL as much as we are!! Now we are going to work on finishing our lovely lady! Enjoy!!

Pattern Part Links-

Part 1- Aug 1st

Part 2- Aug 4th

Part 3- Aug 7th

Part 1- Aug 10th

Part 2- Aug 13th

Part 3- Aug 16th

Part 1- Aug 19th

Part 2- Aug 21st

Part 3- Aug 23rd

Pattern Bundle

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US Terminology-

Abbreviations- 

  • Rd(s)- Round(s) 
  • MR- Magic Ring 
  • St(s)- Stitch(s) 
  • Sl St- Slip Stitch
  • Sc- Single Crochet 
  • Hdc- Half Double Crochet
  • Dc- Double Crochet
  • Inc- Increase
  • Dc Inc- Double Crochet Increase
  • Dec- Invisible Decrease  
    • In front loops only pick up the next two loops, yarn over, and pull through 2 loops.  
  • P- Picot 
    • Ch 3, sl st in the 3 ch from the hook.
  • FO- Fasten Off 
  • BLO- Back Loop Only
  • FLO- Front Loop Only- for closing up holes. 

Pattern Bundle

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Body- 

You will be placing your st marker in a new spot in this round. 

Rd 23: Line up the legs, making sure that the feet are pointing the same direction, sc 4, ch 2, sc on the other leg and place your st marker, sc 14, sc 2 across the ch, sc 15 around the other leg, sc 2 on the other side of the ch (34)

Rd 24-31: sc around (34) (8 rounds) 

Change to shirt color

Rd 32: BLO sc around (34)

Rd 33: sc 3, dec, sc 7, dec, sc 7, dec, sc 6, dec,  sc 3 (30)

Rd 34-35: sc around (30)

Rd 36: sc 3, dec (24)

Rd 37-38: sc around (24)

Rd 39: sc, dec, sc 2, this is where you will add the 1st arm (pictures below), insert your hook through the 1st st of the arm and body doing (dec, sc 2, dec), sc 2, dec, sc 2 (weaving your ends in as you sc), this is where you will add the 2nd arm, insert your hook through the 1st st of the arm and body doing (dec, sc 2, dec), sc (weaving your ends in as you sc) (18)

Rd 40-41: sc around (18)

Rd 42: sc, dec (12) 

Rd 43-44: sc around (12) Stuff

FO, leave a long tail for sewing the head

To make the cuff insert your hook into the FLO of rd 21 from undies through the st toward the leg and sc around, sl st to the first st, FO, and sew in the ends. 

Attach the head.

Skirt-

Blue

Rd 1: attach to FLO of rd 32 and dc, dc inc (51)

Rd 2: dc 2, dc inc (68)

Rd 3-4: dc around (68)

Switch to Shirt Color

Rd 5-6: sc around (68)

FO and sew in the ends

Pattern Bundle

If you don’t want to wait or want to have a printable PDF version of all our patterns we got you! We have a pattern bundle available for you! You can get it with an affiliate link from one of our designers! Here are each of our affiliate links. Click on one of our pictures and gut your amazing Go Big or Gourd Home CAL Bundle!

We would love to see each of your parts for all of the patterns! Make a post on Instagram and tag us at @gobigorgourdhomecal. When you do that we will share your post in our stories for all to enjoy with you! Make sure you keep coming back here for each of the different parts for all of the patterns! Use this hashtag to share your different parts, #gobigorgourdhomecal!

Make sure you are following all of the designers to stay in on the know for all of their fun things! @crochetwizzard, @cocoknittedcreations, and @cbfiberworks

Here are some of the upcoming events on the books so far! @crochetwizzard has an amazing CAL coming up on Sept 19th her Mystery Christmas Advent Calendar CAL! This will be a longer CAL, but totally worth it in the end! @cocoknittedcreations has an amazing CAL coming up in December! She hasn’t disclosed what it will be yet. And both are doing a Collaborative CAL with a couple of other designers starting on January 8th for the Adorable World of Arctic Animals CAL. So stay tuned for all of these amazing events coming up!