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Octagonical Part 1

(11 customer reviews)


Welcome to Part 1 of the Octagonical 2020.

A journey starts with the first step, and this is a journey of love and friendship.

A journey where there will always be someone to hold your hand and to help and support you.

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♥ Please remember this is my design and is covered by copyright law, you can download the pattern for your own use, and you may do whatever you like with your finished Octagonical blanket. However, you may not copy any part of the pattern or make any publication using any part or whole of the pattern, nor is anyone authorised to make any video tutorials. You may not use any of my photographs for your own promotional purposes.

To let anyone know about this or any of my designs, cals [crochet a-long], or patterns please only share a link to my website for the appropriate design. Pdf’s should never be shared with anyone.

 Please love and respect me as a designer, as I love and respect each of you.

If you have not read the post Introducing Octagonical, please do.
It has all the information on yarn requirements and the details for the 3 official yarn packs, Harmony, Peace, and Balance, including a colour per round downloadable pdf.

Before you go rushing off to start please have a little read through the helpful hints and tips below.

Take your time, this is a journey, not a race, enjoy every moment of each stitch you create. Remember new skills take time to learn.

Read the pattern carefully, familiarise yourself with the abbreviations, all special stitches are listed at the beginning of the pattern.

Follow the hints, they are there to help you.

Use stitch markers, they are your friend and will keep you on the right path.

Check your stitch count after every repeat, it is essential to the shape of this design and will save having to rip/frog your work.
The only frogs we want are the kind that turns into a Prince!

Use the videos to help you if you need to.
Video tutorials are in US terms.
Those of you familiar with my designs will recognise some of my signature stitches, like the Ruffle Stitch, and Folding Single Crochet.

Round 26 is worked using two colours, refer to the 3rd video to help you.

Remember you can always ask for help, the best place to do that is in my Facebook group Helen’s Hookaholics.
If you do not use Facebook, then please email me using the contact form here on my website.

Make sure you download the correct terminology for you.

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This pattern is Free, but you will still need to check out to receive the download via email.

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Octagonical Part 1 is available as

♥ US terms Photo Tutorial -US terms written pattern – Video tutorial US terms.
 UK terms Photo Tutorial – UK terms written pattern

And also in the following languages
 Danish – Dansk  Dutch – Nederlands  French – Francais  German – Deutsche  Hebrew – עברית   Italian – Italiano  Russian – русский  Spanish – Español Swedish – Svenska  Urdu – اردو

Enormous thanks to the amazing ladies who translated this cal for so many people from around the world to join us.

There are 3 video tutorials for Part 1.   All video tutorials are in US terms.

 Please remember all of my patterns are covered by copyright law and may not be copied or shared in any way. You may share a link to my website or Ravelry store with anyone, you may print the PDF for your own use, but please do not alter, change or share in any way.

 Please love and respect me, as I love and respect you. 

 The best way to be in the know with all I am up to, is to follow crystalsandcrochet on Facebook.

 If you need help and advice, the quickest way to find support is to join Helen’s Hookaholics Facebook group. There you will find a very supportive group of likeminded people. It’s also a great place to share your crystalsandcrochet makes, and see what others are making, and see what I am up to.

 If you are not a fan of Facebook you can always email me with any questions you may have by using the contact form here.

 Please feel free to sign up to my YouTube channel for lots of helpful video tutorials.

11 reviews for Octagonical Part 1

  1. Brenda Perlman (verified owner)

    I love your designs. Made Mandala Madness three years ago whike recovering from knee replacement surgery. Kept me occupied and out of trouble. I loved making it. Thank you!!

  2. Rebecca Shields (verified owner)

    Loving this so far. The pattern is so well written, the photos and the YouTube tutorials are great additions. Thanks Helen!

  3. Kristen Gant (verified owner)

    This was a lot of fun and I’m looking forward to part 2 .. which just came out!

  4. Donna Durkee (verified owner)

    Your review *Love all designs

  5. Ashley LENTON (verified owner)

    What a wonderful pattern pure genius.

  6. veronique pantocrator (verified owner)


  7. Martie James

    Love Helen’s patterns

  8. Melissa Key (verified owner)

    Absolutely Stunning !!!! This is only my third CAL but am learning new techniques with every row, and best of all its turning out beautiful. Thank you Helen for a well designed and well presented/explained throw.

  9. Ethel Lavalley


  10. Melissa Russell (verified owner)

    Thank you Helen & all of your team, very much looking forward to starting this over then weekend.
    Cheers, from Newcastle NSW Australia.
    JassyJay xx

  11. Billie Leveillee


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