Crochet Pattern: Crochet Spot Square

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A Guest Post by Claire G.

This versatile square can be used for anything you like – pillows, bags, scarves, afghans, and more! It can be made any size and with any yarn and hook size, and offers lots of possible color arrangements as well.

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 5″ (12 cm) wide

crochet spot square

Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 5 yards of color A and 12 yards of color B)
Crochet Hook K (6.50 mm)
crochet yarn size 4

Rounds 1 – 2 in pattern measure 2.5″ (7 cm) in diameter

Special Stitches:
exdc (extended double crochet – yarn over, insert hook in next st, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through one loop on hook, *yarn over, pull through two loops on hook, repeat from * 1 more time)

corner-dc (corner double crochet – Always made after an exdc. Double crochet through the two loops at the base of the exdc, see photo below)
corner double crochet

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Crochet Pattern: Crochet Spot Square
Note: Turning chains do not count as stitches in this pattern. Do not pull slip stitches tight so that you can work into them later.

Round 1: With color A, make magic adjustable ring, ch 2, 12 dc in ring, sl st in first dc: 12 dc

Round 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each dc around, making last 2 dc in sl st from previous round, join color B with sl st in first dc: 24 dc

Round 3: ch 1, hdc in next dc, *dc in next dc, (dc, exdc) in next dc, corner-dc, (exdc, dc) in next dc, dc in next dc, hdc in next 2 dc, repeat from * 3 more times, omitting last hdc at end of last repeat, sl st in first hdc: 36 sts

Round 4: ch 2, dc in next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, (dc in next 8 sts, 5 dc in next st) 3 times, dc in next 5 sts, making last dc in sl st from previous round, sl st in first dc: 52 dc
Finish off and weave in ends.

I hope you enjoy the pattern! Have fun crocheting.

Claire has been crocheting for around two years. She is obsessed with yarn and loves speaking French. She blogs at Cogaroo Crafts where she is known as ‘the Cogaroo’.

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  1. Sweet Petunia says:

    I really like this granny square. The circle really pops out at you. Nicely designed and written pattern. I could see this making a very nice baby afghan!

  2. AnnieM says:

    Simple and pretty design–I can see using this for so many different things!

  3. Brenda says:

    Thank you much!

  4. Patty says:

    Thank you for the nice email welcoming me to your site. I was on here a few years ago and rec’ing emails but for some reason they stopped, and I was missing them, so I came back to see why and I guess I got misplaced. hehe

    Anyways I’m enjoying your patterns and lil tips. Thanks so much!

  5. Sandi says:

    1.I was given a beautiful throw 12×12 crocheted throw pillow that was a huge pick rose w/green leaves and then white boarder… Does anyone know how to make this.
    2. A friend helped me make a mouse head w/long tail book mark years ago. of course, I didnt write the pattern down. Would anyone know how to do this.

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