Are you looking for a new crochet project? Have a look at our roundup of 27 crochet squares to make! We’ve discovered a variety of crochet designs, ranging from simple squares to more intricate designs.
If you’re new to crocheting, be sure to check out our how-to crochet beginners guide first. This will teach you the basic steps needed to create any of the crochet square free patterns below.
What is a Crochet Square?
A crochet square is an easy crochet pattern that can be made in many ways with a variety of different crochet stitches in the shape of a square. It’s that simple to crochet a square pattern!
It can also be made by crocheting multiple squares together to make bigger squares, and can be used for a range of projects, from blankets to afghans to purses and even a crocheted granny square sweater.
Materials to Make a Crochet Square
To make a crochet square, you will need:
Crochet hook: Any size will do, but a smaller hook is recommended for more intricate squares
Yarn: Any weight will do, but a light/medium weight yarn is recommended for easy crocheting
Stitch markers (optional)
The supplies listed above are all easy to find and available at most local craft stores or online.
Which Crochet Square is Right for You?
Still not sure if you want to make one of these crocheted squares? Crochet squares are a great way to practice your crochet skills, increase your confidence and build your stitch pattern knowledge. Plus, once you make these, you’ll have a beautiful square to show off to your friends.
Our roundup includes a range of crochet squares that are perfect for any skill level. If you are a beginner, try our simple square (the basic crochet granny square is the easiest). If you are a more experienced crocheter, try the more intricate designs.
Grab your crochet hook and let’s get started on these fantastic crochet square patterns.
27 Free Crochet Squares
You might want to explore this list of over 27 easy crochet squares to make, some of which are great for beginners as well.
If you're looking for a basic crochet square to begin with, have a look at this tutorial on how to crochet a square. The instructions are easy to follow, and the completed square measures about 4 inches wide by 4 inches tall.
The moss stitch has always been one of my favorite stitches, so I was excited when I found this linen stitch square that is quite stunning! The linen stitch and the moss titch are the same stitch, just different names. 🙂
Sunburst crochet squares are a great way to add a pop of color to any project. They are also versatile and can be used for a variety of purposes, such as blankets, afghans, and pillows. They are easy to make and take little time to complete.
Heart crochet squares make an excellent Valentine's Day gift for loved ones! Crochet squares can be made in any color or style, so your loved ones can choose the perfect one to match their personality. Whether you're new to crochet or a seasoned pro, heart crochet squares are a fun project to work on!
The Sintra Square uses the embossed crochet technique, where front and back post stitches are used together to create a raised pattern.
Common Questions About Crochet Squares
How to Crochet Granny Squares Together?
If you love crocheting granny square patterns as much as we do, then you’re going to love this easy tutorial on how to crochet them together! Just follow the simple steps, and soon you’ll be joining a granny square pattern together like a pro. How to Join Crochet Squares
How to Block Crochet Squares
If you’ve been crocheting squares and haven’t had the chance to block them yet, now is the time to learn. Blocking your squares will help them look their best and last longer. Learn more about blocking with our free how to block guide. How to Block Crochet Squares
Want to Crochet More Granny Square Patterns?
Take a look at our collection of crochet granny square patterns below if you want all things’ granny squares!