Crochet an octagonal blanket with floral motifs 🏵️ 2023 Caleidoflor CAL

17 October, 2023

If you love crochet, join the next 2023 Caleidoflor Katia CAL. Learn how to make a spectacular floral octagonal crochet blanket with the Caleidoflor pattern by @gallimelmas. 

Floral octagonal crochet blanket

Floral octagonal crochet blanket 

Like a kaleidoscope of textured flowers with overlapping leaves! For this new Caleidoflor CAL, Gallimelmas suggests a crochet pattern inspired by the plants that grow in the patios of her hometown, Granada.

Floral octagonal crochet blanket

Crochet-Along Katia 

To take part in the Caleidoflor CAL, get your Caleidoflor CAL Kit. And look for the Crochet-Along Katia group on Facebook. Join thousands of crochet fans from around the world! 

Caleidoflor CAL Kit Katia Baby Ultrasoft


Project: An octagonal crochet blanket with flowers worked in the round with overlapping motifs that create a spectacular 3D effect. 

Level: Intermediate. 

Designer: Mel @gallimelmas. 

Start: November 8, 2023. 

Duration: 4 weeks. 

Pattern with charts and videos: Every week, we share a section of the pattern in PDF format along with demo videos. 

Materials: As well as this Katia Caleidoflor CAL Kit, consisting of 20 balls of Katia New Ultrasoft / Baby Ultrasoft, you need a 4-mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, stitch markers, and scissors.  

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How to participate in a Katia CAL?

If you have any questions about how to participate in the Katia CAL, here is everything you need to know for this group activity:

Pattern in 4 parts

  • Once the event has started, go to the group’s Files or Featured section to easily find each part of the pattern.
  • We share one PDF per language, so if you want the pattern in English, download the files ending in EN.

Demo videos

  • You can access the videos by clicking on the red button included in each PDF or subscribe to our YouTube and activate notifications to receive a notice with each new video.
  • Tip to follow videos on YouTube: Slow down the video by clicking Settings ⚙️ > Playback speed > 0.5 – 0.75

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Instructions and subtitles in 6 languages 

The videos will be narrated in Spanish by Mel. Thay also include subtitles in 6 languages: English, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, and Italian. Therefore, the instructions and subtitles are available in 6 languages to easily make this project. To turn on the subtitles on YouTube: 

  1. Click on the Subtitles icon to activate this tool.
  2. Next, click on the Settings ⚙️ icon (right next to it).
  3. Click on Subtitles and then English.

 On your phone, turn on the subtitles by clicking on the three dots in the top right-hand corner and then click on Subtitles. 

One hashtag per language

  • Check the hashtag #caleidoflor_en within the Facebook group to easily find publications in English with useful information.

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Share and learn in community

  • If you have any questions, leave a comment in the group to receive help from other participants. Of course, you can also answer other people’s questions.
  • Have fun sharing tips, experiences, and also photos or videos with your progress and the result of the CAL star pattern.

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