Free Pattern – Beach Ball Square

Jump into summery fun with this Beach Ball Square! Vibrant colors and a raised edge make the beach ball really pop on a neutral, sandy background. Finished off with a fast and colorful border, this square is sure to add a little sunshine to your project. This pattern was designed for the Moogly 2017 afghan CAL.

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Free Pattern – Contours Square

Contours - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

There’s very little that’s square about this unique square! It’s made in 4 separate, half-circle pieces that are then joined with an edging and sewn together in the middle. It looks complicated, but the actual crochet is very easy. This square is shown here in 3 colors, but can be made all in 1 color, or in as many as 5 or … Continue reading →

Tutorial – Crochet Mitered Square

Mitered Squares Tutorial on StitchesNScraps.com

Crochet mitered squares are super easy and versatile. They look great in solid colors, but are even more dramatic in self striping yarn, or with each row a different color. Make small squares for a set of coasters, or larger squares as washcloths. If you put several together to make a blanket, you can get some neat effects by rotating them … Continue reading →

Beautiful Afghan Squares ~ 12 FREE Crochet Patterns

Beautiful Afghan Squares Round up on StitchesNScraps.com

This round-up of crochet afghan patterns is compiled by Rhelena of Crochet Pattern Bonanza – a free crochet pattern directory. Rhelena was kind enough to write this up as a guest post for me to share with you. Thanks Rhelena! Afghan squares are a fun way to relax at the end of the day. They are often mindless to crochet, … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Red Eye square

Red Eye Square

This is the last of four 5 inch squares I made as homework for a crochet retreat. It does have more ends to weave in, but it’s still fun to make and goes quickly. You may be surprised to know, those raised blue lines are NOT post stitches. How do they work then? Read on and find out! This pattern is protected by copyright. … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Merry-go-round square

Merry Go Round blanket square

This is the third of four 5 inch squares I made as homework for a crochet retreat. It’s much easier than it looks, with alternating accent rows on top of a background of dc stitches. The accent rows are worked in the front loop, so they stand up on top of the background, creating an interesting texture. Since the color changes with … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – A little twisted square

A little twisted square

This is the second of four 5 inch squares I made as homework for a crochet retreat. It’s a fun, asymmetrical pattern made with angled post stitches. This pattern is protected by copyright. Please do not distribute or share this pattern in any way other than by sharing a link to this page or to the pattern page on Ravelry. Click … Continue reading →