Mystery CAL
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Mystery CAL | Part 1

mystery cal - part 1

Dear crochet (or not) fellows, the first day of the Mystery Cal has arrived and I am superexcited (and a little bit nervous too)! What about you? Can’t wait to begin? If so, I shouldn’t keep you any longer – first clues are here! Have fun 😉

If you are not sure what this is all about, you can find more details on the previous Mystery Cal post. 

What you need 

supplies for mystery cal - part 1

– Cotton yarn (or any other yarn you prefer) in colour Α & C

* about the colours take a look at the previous post

– crochet hook for yarn you use

– scissors

– tapestry needle

– stitch marker or thread of yarn (whatever works for you) as you will work in continuous rounds (spiral)

– soft toy stuffing

Abbreviations (US Terms)

mr – magic ring

ch – chain

sc – single crochet

inc3 – increase: work 3 sc in same stitch

dec3tog – decrease 3 sc together *Tip: do this by putting your hook only through the front loops of the stitches

rnd(s) – round(s)

(…) – number of stitches in this round

[] x … – repeat instructions within [] x … times

Mystery Cal | Part 1

Clue 1:

With colour Α, make 2

Rnd 1. 4sc in mr (4)

Rnd 2. [inc3] x 4 (12)

Rnd 3. in back loops only: 12sc (12)

Rnd 4. – 16. (13 rnds) 12sc (12)

Rnd 17. in back loops only: 12sc (12) *Stuff

Rnd 18. [dec3tog] x 4 (4)

Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving a long tail – we will need this later.

tutorial mystery cal - part 1 -arms

1. When you finish rnd 1, do not pull the yarn tail too tightly. This way, it’s easier to put your hook in the 1st sc (for rnd 2). Work 3sc in each stitch. 2. Pull the yarn tail tightly when you finish rnd 2. For rnd 3, work only in back loops.

turorial mystery cal - part 1 - decrease

Rnd 18: decrease 3 sc together by putting your hook only through the front loops of these 3 sc. Yarn over and pull through 3 loops on hook (2 loops on hook). Yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.

Clue 2:

With colour A, make 1

Rnd 1. 4sc in mr (4)

Rnd 2. [inc3] x 4 (12)

Rnd 3. [sc, inc3, sc] x 4 (20)

Rnd 4. in back loops only: 20sc (20)

Rnd 5. – 8. (4 rnds) 20sc (20)

Rnd 9. in back loops only: 20sc (20)

Rnd 10. [sc, dec3tog, sc] x 4 (12) *Start stuffing

Rnd 11. – 14. (4 rnds) 12sc (12)

Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving a long tail – we will need this later.

tutorial mystery cal - part 1

Clue 3:

With colour C, make 1

1. Ch 10

2. Starting in the 2nd ch from hook, work 9sc along the chain, then ch 1. Turn.

3. 9sc

Fasten off and cut the yarn leaving a long tail – we will need this later.

tutorial mystery cal - part 1

See you next Monday,

Happy crocheting 😉

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