If you have been looking for an easy beginner-friendly design then this crochet mitered square pattern is it!
Scroll on down to learn how to make this fun square as your next project.
What is a Mitered Square?
A mitered square is similar to C2C crochet in the fact that it is worked from one corner to the next. This square will be worked from the corner out with decreases added later to finish it.
Sometimes you can find these squares worked in a variety of stitches like the half double crochet or double crochet. This particular square is going to be worked using a single crochet stitch which is perfect for new crocheters.
Easy Crochet Square Pattern for Beginners
This simple one stitch square is quite easy to crochet because it uses just the single crochet like I mentioned before! Do you need a refresher on this stitch?
You’ll love using this crochet mitered square pattern because it’s great for beginner crocheters!
The Yarn That is Perfect for This Square
I used Lily Sugar’n Cream Yarn from Yarnspirations. This is a 100% USA grown cotton yarn that is available in a large variety of colors. The best part is that is easy to find and a breeze to crochet with.
Even though I used a cotton yarn for my example you can make this in any type of yarn.
I could imagine multiples of these squares all sewn together in a beautiful crochet mitered square afghan, or just the way they are as a gorgeous washcloth set for a baby.
Scroll on down to find the full, free tutorial for this unique Crochet Mitered Square!
Crochet Mitered Square Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
- Two different colors of yarn. I used lily sugar’n cream stripes in natural and soft ecru or any medium weight #4 cotton yarn.
- Crochet hook size as indicted on yarn. I used a size J 6.00 mm.
- Yarn needle
- You will need to know how to change colors in crochet.
- Sc3tog = Draw up a loop in each of the next 3 stitches, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops on hook (see picture)
- This pattern is written in Standard US terms.
Mitered Square Pattern Steps
With first color chain 33
Foundation Row: with first color, 1 single crochet in second chain from the hook, 1 single crochet in the next 14 stitches, sc3tog in next 3 chains, 1 single crochet the next 15 stitches, turn.
Row 1: ch 1, (counts as a single crochet) skip first single crochet, 1 single crochet in next 13 stitches, sc3tog in next 3 stitches, 1 single crochet in next 14 single crochets, turn, change colors here if you choose (see tutorial)
Row 2: with new color ch 1, 1 single crochet in the next 12 single crochet, sc3tog in next 3 stitches, 1 single crochet in each of the next 12, 1 single crochet in the top of the turning chain, turn.
Row 3: ch 1, skip first single crochet, 1 single crochet in each of the next 11 single crochets, sc3tog in next 3 stitches, 1 single crochet in each of the next 11 single crochets, 1 single crochet in the top of the turning chain, change colors here to first color.
Row 4-14: repeat row 3 but working 1 fewer stitch before and after the sc3tog in each row, until 3 stitches remain and changing color ever other row.
Row 15: ch 1, sc3tog in next 3 stitches. fasten off and weave in ends throughout.
Finishing: I finished mine with a single crochet border of 15 single crochets around each side with 3 single crochets in each corner (optional)
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