Afghan Square

Here is my Afghan square free crochet pattern, it’s been a busy week but finally I have made this simple easy design. I love the raised stitch effect which gives a lovely textured finish, it’s also super quick to crochet.

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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. Scroll down the page to get the free crochet pattern in UK and USA format.

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SEE MORE FREE CROCHET PATTERNS FOR
GRANNY SQUARES & MOTIFS

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1. Pretty Flower / 2. Small Bow
3. Project Square

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Afghan Square Crochet Pattern UK

Pattern Number CNC06

Scroll down the page for the USA format

Abbreviations UK
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 Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 4tr and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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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.

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See more free blanket squares and motif patterns:-
Afghan Hexagon Afghan Blanket MotifProject Square
Star MotifBlanket Afghan SquareAfghan Motif Afghan Square

hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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Afghan Square Crochet Pattern USA

Pattern Number CNC06

Abbreviations USA
RS.      Right Side

ch.      Chain
sc.      Single Crochet
dc.     Double Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
sl st.  Slip Stitch

fpdc.   Front Post Treble Crochet
Work dc around front post of the dc on row below

ch3 counts as first dc

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Finished size approx:  5 x 5 Inches

Materials (Per Square)
10 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in Color 1
Small amount of Stylecraft Special DK in Color 2
Or suggested equivalent Red Heart Baby Hugs Yarn
0.5oz of Worsted Weight #3 in Color 1
Small amount of Worsted Weight #3 in Color 2

5.00mm Clover Crochet Hook

You can if you prefer make the squares in one color.

GAUGE – 4dc and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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Made in rounds without turning.

With color 1 make a magic circle, (RS) ch3, work 3dc in ring, * ch2, work 4dc in ring, * rpt from * to * twice more, ch2, pull loose thread to close circle, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (4, ch2 spaces, 15dc + ch3)

Row 2 – ch3, fpdc loosely around next 2dc (see abbrev) 1dc in next dc, * (1dc, ch2, 1dc) in next ch2 space, 1dc in next dc, fpdc loosely around each of next 2dc, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, (1dc, ch2, 1dc) in ch2 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

Row 3 – ch3, fpdc loosely around next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * (1dc, ch2, 1dc) in next ch2 space, 1dc in each of next 2dc, fpdc loosely around each of next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, (1dc, ch2, 1dc) in ch2 space, 1dc in next dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

Row 4 – ch3, fpdc loosely around next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, * (1dc, ch2, 1dc) in next ch2 space, 1dc in each of next 3dc, fpdc loosely around each of next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, (1dc, ch2, 1dc) in ch2 space, 1dc in each of next 2dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Join in color 2

Row 5 – ch3, fpdc loosely around next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 4dc, * (1dc, ch4, 1dc) in next ch2 space, 1dc in each of next 4dc, fpdc loosely around each of next 2dc, 1dc in each of next 4dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, (1dc, ch4, 1dc) in ch2 space, 1dc in next each of next 3dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

Row 6 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 7dc, * (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in next ch2 space, 1sc in each of next 12dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in last ch2 space, 1sc in each of last 4dc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends and trim.

Hope you make lots of fun things with the afghan square.

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