When crocheted in red and white, this diagonal stripe design resembles a candy cane. You can go with the candy cane theme, or adapt the design in other ways.
Another idea: Add blue accents in surface crochet, cross stitch or embroidery to create a Fourth of July design.
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This chart was designed to coordinate with other free crochet patterns. If crocheted using the same yarns at the same gauge, squares made from this design will turn out to be the same size as the following patterns:
If you use this chart to crochet afghan squares, you might want to make some of your squares in the other designs. Then you can join the crocheted squares together to create your own original one-of-a-kind afghan.