Afghan Squares and Blocks
Crochet Afghan Squares
If you would like to crochet an afghan made up of afghan squares, this page of free patterns is just what you need. These free afghan square patterns are organized by size.
Free Crochet Granny Square Patterns
There are zillions of different ways to crochet a granny square. Here you'll find a bunch of free patterns for traditional grannies plus more contemporary interpretations and variations.
Squares are satisfying to crochet. You can use them so many different ways. If you make one square at a time, eventually you'll have enough squares to create an afghan; if you only make one, you're sure to find a use for it. Crocheted squares are portable and fun projects. Finished size is specified for each square. Please keep in mind that...
Free Crochet Patterns for Mix and Match Afghan Squares
You're creative; if you weren't, you wouldn't be here looking at this page. Want to create your own special afghan, using an interesting mix of afghan squares that you can select and arrange however you want to? The hard part of the design work is done for you; there are free patterns and/or charts for all the designs in the series. All you have...
Granny Square -- Free Pattern and Tutorial
The granny square is the quintessential afghan square. If you'd like to see pictures and step by step instructions showing every step in the process of crocheting a granny square, be sure to visit this granny square tutorial.
Aster Flower Granny Square
The center of this granny square features a lovely aster flower. This design could be used to create a cheerful afghan, pillow or pillow cover.
Summer Bedspread Granny Square
Would you like to crochet a summer bedspread? If so, enjoy this free crochet pattern for a summer bedspread granny square. The design is similar to a basic granny square, but it is more airy and open.
Rainbow Outlines Granny Square
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for a granny square with rainbow outlines. Use it for making afghans, blankets, bedspreads, dishcloths, kitchen accessories, bags, scarves, sweaters, garments, etc. This granny square has a wide variety of possible uses.
V-Stitch Granny Square
This all-purpose granny square design can be used for crocheting afghans, baby blankets, or any other project that utilizes crocheted squares. This version of the granny square is made using V-stitches. It's similar to traditional granny squares, but looks a bit more "open" and "airy." If you're bored with regular grannies, this one is a nice...
Easy Baby Afghan Square - Free Crochet Pattern
This is beginner-friendly crochet pattern for an easy baby afghan square worked in single crochet. The design is gender-neutral, and can be used in many different types of projects -- including baby afghans, pillows or anything else that can be made out of squares.
Scrap Afghan Square -- Free Crochet Pattern
Here's a beautiful color-block pattern worked in easy single crochet stitch.
Striped Heart Baby Afghan Square
Use single crochet stitch plus the tapestry crochet technique to create this lovely striped heart baby afghan square. Then join multiple squares to create your baby afghan.
Free Printable Striped Op-Art Checkerboard Chart for Tapestry Crochet
Use this free striped checkerboard chart for creating crochet projects; the chart is also useful for other needlecrafts. This chart is unique because the striped pattern creates an optical illusion. The op art effect is noticeable with certain color combinations, and not so prominent with others. Overall, this is a fun crochet pattern, and its...
Free Crochet Pattern for a Striped Double Rainbow Square
Here's a beautiful but easy rainbow square pattern that could be used as an afghan square, a dishcloth, or in many other ways.
Diamond Afghan Squares
A diamond is the focal point of this crocheted afghan square. It's part of my series of mix and match afghan squares, a colorful series of designs which are all crocheted using three different colors of worsted weight yarn (or the yarn of your choice.)
Crocheted Afghan Squares Resembling Picture Frames
This afghan square looks sort of like an abstract picture frame.
Photos of the Aster Flower Granny Square
These photos go along with our free crochet pattern for an aster granny square.
Free Crochet Pattern for a Cupcake Afghan Square
This pretty afghan square features a cupcake motif as the focal point. The piece makes a fantastic afghan square, although there are many other ways you could use the design. The project is crocheted using the tapestry crochet technique.
Ideas for Using Crocheted Squares
You've got crocheted squares. Stacks and stacks and stacks of them. What are you going to do with them? Need some ideas? Our readers to the rescue! We've collected tons of ideas for using crocheted squares in all kinds of different ways. You're sure to find an idea you can use.
Free Patterns for Pine Tree and Christmas Tree Afghan Squares
These pine tree squares belong to our ever-growing list of mix and match afghan squares. I tried something a little different with this design; I crocheted it in two different colorways, one of which is a Christmas theme.
Criss Cross Granny Square
Here's an innovative way to make a granny square. This little granny has lots of open space in the middle surrounding an eye-catching criss-cross design. Sound interesting to you? If so, the free pattern is yours for the taking.