Afghan Square UK

The Afghan square uk format version is a free crochet pattern for a simple easy design with a raised stitch effect, which gives a lovely textured finish, it’s also super quick to crochet.

Make several of them and sew together to use for lots of projects, such as cushion covers, blankets, tea cozy’s, placemats, coasters, bags etc.

afghan square UK format

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Afghan Square UK                                CNC06

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Abbreviations
WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side
ch.     Chain
dc.     Double Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
ss.      Slip Stitch

fptr.    Front Post Treble Crochet
Work tr around front post of the tr on row below

3ch counts as first tr

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Finished size approx:  5 x 5 Inches

Materials (Per Square)
10 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in Colour 1
Small amount of Stylecraft Special DK in Colour 2
Double knitting yarn is 8ply in Australia

5.00mm crochet hook

TENSION – 4tr and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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crochet afghan square uk

Made in rounds without turning.

With colour 1 make a magic circle, (RS) make 3ch, work 3tr into ring, * make 2ch, work 4tr into ring, * rpt from * to * twice more, make 2ch, pull loose thread to close circle, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (4, 2ch spaces, 15tr + 3ch)

Row 2 – 3ch, fptr loosely around next 2tr (see abbrev) 1tr into next tr, * (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) into next 2ch space, 1tr into next tr, fptr loosely around each of next 2tr, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) into 2ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Row 3 – 3ch, fptr loosely around next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) into next 2ch space, 1tr into each of next 2tr, fptr loosely around each of next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) into 2ch space, 1tr into next tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Row 4 – 3ch, fptr loosely around next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr, * (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) into next 2ch space, 1tr into each of next 3tr, fptr loosely around each of next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) into 2ch space, 1tr into each of next 2tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2

Row 5 – 3ch, fptr loosely around next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 4tr, * (1tr, 4ch, 1tr) into next 2ch space, 1tr into each of next 4tr, fptr loosely around each of next 2tr, 1tr into each of next 4tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, (1tr, 4ch, 1tr) into 2ch space, 1tr into next each of next 3tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Row 6 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 7tr, * (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into next 2ch space, 1dc into each of next 12tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into last 2ch space, 1dc into each of last 4tr, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends and trim, you can if you prefer make the squares in one colour to alternate with colour edged ones, sew them together to make blankets, placemats coasters etc.

Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for afghan square.

Crochet afghan square UK format, free crochet pattern

Happy crocheting until the next free crochet pattern.

 

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