Beautiful Afghan Squares – Free Crochet Patterns

What is your go-to crochet pattern for an afghan square? Not sure yet? Have you got plans for your next project? You might be interested in Beautiful Afghan Blocks as an inspiration. These squares are exciting and colorful but also have a great texture. They will easily catch your eye, so even if you are not keen on afghans as such, you can still use these ideas for smaller projects too. And I`m talking about potholders and dishcloths or even bags and cushions. The blocks are also great for practicing new stitches and techniques. So start small and let your imagination lead you on. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!




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Aviva Afghan Square Free Crochet Pattern

The beautiful flower center is worked in cluster stitch and then framed with a filet border. Although easy to make, this square by Joanita Theron looks classic and would be perfect for a bigger project such as a blanket.

Level: beginner Author: Joanita Theron

The original pattern and the photos are on Creative Crochet Workshop. More info on Ravelry.

Wild Puff Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern

This granny square has an amazing texture and the colors really make the design pop. This crochet afghan square is very feminine, yet still suitable for most projects. Dominika Karpińska from Tally’s Crafts rocks!

Level: upper beginner Author: Tally’s Crafts (Dominika Karpińska)

The original pattern and the photos are on Tally’s Crafts. More info on Ravelry.

Northern Diamond Square Free Crochet Pattern

An interesting square with a diamond center will make a brand new pattern when you join four blocks together. Try it out, as it will be suitable for blankets or cushions. Sounds fun, right? Just follow the instructions by Torun Johansson!

Level: beginner Author: Torun Johansson

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Northern Diamond Square Free Crochet Pattern

This is such an awesome square-based blanket! Colorful, cozy, and warm, it will keep you company at the beginning of 2022. And all year round! If you need more inspiration for blankets, afghans, and more, follow the Instagram of Trisha Ramos.

Level: upper beginner Author: Trisha Ramos, trishs_peaceful_crochet

The original pattern is on Ravelry. The photos are on Instagram.

Jewels of Jaipur Free Crochet Pattern

The Guy with the Hook is back with yet another impressive crochet pattern! This square will certainly become the crown jewel in your collection of patterns. Use it to spice up your afghans and blankets and add them extra elegance.

Level: intermediate Author: The Guy with the Hook

The original pattern and the photos are on The Guy with the Hook.

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