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Mystery Cal | Part 3

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Part 3 of Mystery Cal already (!) and today I have several clues for you! But, don’t worry, they are small and easy to make, so they wont take much time. And if you can’t wait to solve this puzzle, today’s parts will bring (some) light into this mystery 😉

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Clues – Part 1 & 2

If you are not sure what this is all about, you can find general info and details on the Mystery Cal post. And if you ‘ve just decided to join us, find the first clues on Mystery Cal | Part 1 and Mystery Cal | Part 2.

What you need 

supplies for mystery cal - part 3

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

* about the colours take a look at the Mystery Cal 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

inc – increase: work 2 sc in same stitch

dec – decrease: work 2 sc together as 1. *Tip: do this by putting your hook only through the front loops of the stitches

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 3

Clue 1: 

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 3

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. 3. For rnd 4, work only in back loops.

turorial mystery cal - part 3 - decrease

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 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 3

Clue 3:

With colour A, make 1. *This clue should be the last one you crochet with this colour!

Rnd 1. 6sc in mr (6)

Rnd 2. [inc] x 6 (12)

Rnd 3. [sc, inc] x 6 (18)

Rnd 4. sc, inc, [2sc, inc] x 5, sc (24)

Rnd 5. [3sc, inc] x 6 (30)

Rnd 6. 2sc, inc, [4sc, inc] x 5, 2sc (36)

Rnd 7. [5sc, inc] x 6 (42)

Don’t cut the yarn!

Clue 4:

With colour B & C, make 1. Start with colour B.

Rnd 1. 6sc in mr (6)

Rnd 2. [inc] x 6 (12)

Rnd 3 – 4. (2 rnds) 12sc (12)

Rnd 5. [dec] x 6 (6)

Rnd 6. Change to colour C, in back loops only: 6sc (6)

Rnd 7 – 10. (4 rnds) 6sc (6)

Rnd 11. [inc] x 6 (12)

Rnd 12. [sc, inc] x 6 (18)

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

tutorial mystery cal - part 3

That’s for today!

See you next Monday – until then, have fun!

Don’t forget to use #iwannamysterycal on Instagram, so we can share our makes and guesses 😉

Happy crocheting!

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