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Elements CAL Part 1 Video Tutorial

I always enjoy days like today. Today we are starting a new crochet along called “Elements” designed by Sandra from Hooks and Yarn. I hope you are just as excited about this amazing project.


Video tutorial Part 1

In part 1 of Elements we learn two new stitch combinations; a granny special and a granny corner. These two stitches is what makes the Elements CAL so unique and give it the textured look. I take you step-by-step through these special stitches and show you how to make part 1.

Yarn & kits

There are official kits available from Hooks and Yarn. However, as always, I am very bad at following a preset colorway so I have made my own colorway using Scheepjes Stone Washed yarn in 5 colors.

Scheepjes Stone Washed is available from Wool Warehouse (UK/International), Love Crochet (US), Knotty House (CA) or your local Scheepjes Stockist. In addition to the yarn you will also need a 4mm hook. Thank you for supporting my work by buying your yarn through the links on my blog. ❤


I have used my 5 colors in the following way for Part 1. Sometimes I follow the order of the pattern, but not always. I used the Scheepjes Stone Washed yarn in combination with a 4mm hook.

  • Round 1 – Moonstone 801
  • Round 2 – Moonstone 801
  • Round 3 – Moonstone 801
  • Round 4 – Moonstone 801
  • Round 5 – Lilac Quartz 818
  • Round 6 – Lilac Quartz 818
  • Round 7 – Deep Amethyst 811
  • Round 8 – Deep Amethyst 811
  • Round 9 – Lepidolite 830
  • Round 10 – Lepidolite 830
  • Round 11 – Lepidolite 830
  • Round 12 – Boulder Opal 804

At the end of round 12 my square is about 15cm (6in). The leaf stitch marker shown in the photographs is by Beth from Koru Clay Studio and was part of the Devon Sun yarn box last month.

Hope to see you next week for part 2

With love,


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7 thoughts on “Elements CAL Part 1 Video Tutorial”

  1. Hi I am loving watching this and watching to have a go . I’m not very good at reading written patterns . Do you back a drawn one ? Also just watched part of your video , may I ask is the stitches an Elisha version or American version?
    Many thanks x


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