Delicious Desserts C2C CAL: The C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square

[Image description] Top down view of the the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square with skeins of yarn on the bottom left corner and a white woman's hand holding the bottom right corner.

And here it is again, the end of April. How do we keep doing this? Ya know? Well at least to finish out the month we have something sweet, a sweet treat or a delicious dessert one might say. This week’s new free pattern is for the 4th in this year’s C2C CAL – the Root Beer Float Afghan Square.
As I’ve said before, this year’s CAL was supposed to be the “sweet treats” theme but before I could post my first square, someone contacted me saying she had a similar CAL going on (it was also named “sweet treats” and her first square was a cupcake too… what are the odds) so before I hit “publish” on that first post I had to think about a new name. And that’s why this year’s squares are more delicious treats than super fancy desserts. Although, dessert is in the eye of the fork holder, is it not?

Anyway, for this month’s square I wanted to lean into the hotter weather that’s coming our way and brought to you one of my favorite desserts from my childhood, the Root Beer Float. I have always loved the way the tangy root beer interacted with a classic creamy vanilla ice cream to make a really delicious treat that felt so refreshing to mix and drink. As research for this square I did buy a bottle of root beer and a carton of ice cream to make sure that I was really capturing the essence of this tasty treat. I think I nailed it TBH. 😀

Anyway, I do hope you like this square and check it out. I really do love how it turned out and had a lot of fun designing it. See ya in May for more new patterns 🙂
I hope you like this year’s theme and join in using the hashtag #DeliciousDessertsC2CCAL and #DivineDebris so I can share your makes!

Want more CALs? Check out 2021’s Plant CAL here, 2020’s C2C Coffee CAL, 2019’s Coffee Tapestry Squares, and the 2018’s Tapestry Afghan Squares.

I hope you all are healthy and happy and like this new design. Please be kind to one and other, wear your masks, wash your hands, and be safe friends!

Please note: I was provided the yarn for this pattern by Lion Brand Yarn for the purposes of making the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square, without compensation. I wasn’t provided the yarn with the expectations of positive or negative reviews but I did enjoy using this yarn, I’ve used it many times and it’s always a great worsted acrylic yarn.


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[Image description] Top down view of the the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square half finished with skeins of yarn on the top left and a white woman's hand holding the bottom right corner.

-Details-
12 squares (one each month)
16″ x 16″
New square will be released on the last Tuesday of each month
Graphs will be free on my blog (although there will be pdfs available for purchase for the written instructions)
Use the tag #DeliciousDessertsC2CCAL or #DivineDebris so I can see the projects – I might share them on my social media

Where to buy the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square

COMING SOON

Level

Intermediate (must know how to C2C) and read a graph

Materials

Gauge

  • 5 squares x 5 rows = 4” (blocked)

Notes

[Image Description] top down view of the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square on a wood grain background.

Finished product dimensions (measurements may vary by gauge and yarn used)
Approx 16″ x 16″

Graph for C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square

Key: Color A is off-white, color B is silver, color C is brown, color D is tan, color E is red, and color F is white.

[Image description] Graph for the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square

Seaming

I plan on using the join method I used on my Concentric Squares Throw to join this new CAL, you can check it out here.

Don’t forget, you can buy an ad-free pdf of the written instructions for this pattern in my Ravelry shop or in my LoveCrafts shop (coming soon).

Tada! There it is, the C2C Root Beer Float Afghan Square! I hope you love it and use the hashtag #DivineDebris on Instagram and I’ll share it in my stories!

Learn to make April's brand new Delicious Desserts C2C square the Root Beer Float Afghan Square from a free graph on DivineDebris.com

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