Corner To Corner Crochet Square – FREE Sunflower Pattern

This is a free corner to corner crochet square with a beautiful sunflower motif. You can use this square for blankets, pillows, and many more projects.


Corner to corner crochet technique is a fun way to create beautiful projects with pictures. It is sometimes referred to as C2C which is short for corner to corner.

It is a fun way to turn everyday objects and designs into graphs which you can then crochet from. The possibilities for different designs are endless.

You can make this beautiful corner to corner crochet square featuring a bright sunflower and use it for blankets, pillows, or wall hanging.

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corner to corner crochet square with sunflower

About This Corner To Corner Crochet Square

I love designing crochet C2C graphs as they turn objects into crochet projects.

I was so excited when I got the invitation to join the Community Blanket Crochet CAL organized by Helen from Sunflower Cottage Square.

It is a collaboration of different crochet designers where each of us designed a square inspired by “allotments”.

In the UK, allotments are a plot of land where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables. They bring people together and there is a real sense of community. People help each other and share tips and advice on how to grow things.

That is where the inspiration for this crochet along comes from. The CAL runs from September into October and you can join in and collect the individual square designs as they are released.

However, if you love the design, you do not have to wait and you can purchase the whole eBook which contains all 20 square designs.

What does the eBook contain?

  1. all 20 corner to corner square designs with written instructions, graphs
  2. Written and photo tutorial of joining method and border
  3. you will also get 4 bonus squares not available anywhere else

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Alternatively, you can visit the main round-up page for the CAL where you can see all the other designs and join in at your own pace!

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You can download a free PDF copy of this pattern from 16th September until the end of the CAL, scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the download button and follow the instructions.


Sunflower Corner To Corner Crochet Square

I was so excited to design this sunflower c2c square. When I was deciding on the theme for my square, I was instantly drawn to flowers.

And what better flower to use for the fall theme than the sunflower? My boys absolutely love sunflowers because they look so cheerful and are majestically tall!

We even planted a few sunflower seeds and enjoyed watching them grow together. It was also a holiday project for my older boy’s school.

We enjoyed watching it grow from the seed and also measuring its height as it grows.

c2c crochet sunflower square pattern

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MATERIALS

FINISHED SIZE

The pattern is 25 x 25 blocks. Using HDC you will get 13″ square, using DC it will be 17-18″ square.

TENSION

For corner to corner blanket projects, the gauge is not necessarily important, but you can adjust to specific requirements. As long as your tension is consistent gauge does not matter for this project.

STITCHES AND ABBREVIATIONS (US CROCHET TERMS)

ch = chain

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

PATTERN NOTES

  • the square uses the corner to corner crochet technique
  • you can either use double crochet stitch for a classic corner to corner
  • alternatively, you can use hdc for a mini corner to corner
  • keep color changes to the same side so there is a definite front and back to the square
corner to corner crochet sunflower square

Corner To Corner Crochet Square Pattern

STANDARD CRONER TO CORNER

This is a written pattern for a standard corner to corner crochet technique using dc stitch. It explains both increase and decrease rows.

To make the sunflower crochet square please follow the color changes from the chart or the written instructions for color changes.

INCREASES

Chain 6.

Row 1 (RS): 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in next ch, turn. [1 c2c block].

Row 2 (WS): 6 ch, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in next ch, sl st into 3 ch-sp on next block, (3 ch, 2 dc) into same 3 ch-sp, turn. [2 c2c blocks].

Row 3: 6 ch, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in next ch, *sl st into 3 ch-sp on next block, 3 ch, 2 dc into same sp; rep from * to end, turn. [3 c2c blocks].

Rows 4- 25: repeat Row 3 following the color changes [ 25 c2c blocks].

DECREASES

Row 26: sl st into next 2 sts, sl st into next 3 ch-sp on the previous block made, *3 ch, 2 dc into the same ch-sp, sl st into next 3 ch-sp across; rep from * to the last c2c block, sl st into the 3 ch-sp of the last block, turn. [24 c2c blocks].

Rows 27 -49: repeat Row 26 following the color changes. [1 c2c block]

c2c crochet square with sunflower

MINI CORNER TO CORNER

This is a written pattern for a mini corner to corner crochet technique using hdc stitch.

INCREASES

Chain 4.

Row 1 (RS): 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next ch, turn. [1 c2c block].

Row 2 (WS): 4 ch, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next ch, sl st into 2 ch-sp on next block, (2 ch, 2 hdc) into same 2 ch-sp, turn. [2 c2c blocks].

Row 3: 4 ch, 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next ch, *sl st into 2 ch-sp on next block, 2 ch, 2 hdc into the same sp; rep from * to end, turn. [3 c2c blocks].

Rows 4- 25: repeat Row 3 following the color changes [ 25 c2c blocks].

DECREASES

Row 26: sl st into next 2 sts, sl st into next  2 ch-sp on the previous block made, *2 ch, 2 hdc into the same ch-sp, sl st into next 2 ch-sp across; rep from * to the last c2c block, sl st into the 2 ch-sp of the last block, turn. [24 c2c blocks].

Rows 27 -49: repeat Row 26 following the color changes. [1 c2c block]

Sunflower Corner To Corner Crochet Square Graph

sunflower pixel graph

Corner To Corner Crochet Sunflower Square Written Instructions

↙ Row 1 [RS]: (w) x 1 (1 square)

↗ Row 2 [WS]: (w) x 2 (2 squares)

↙ Row 3 [RS]: (w) x 3 (3 squares)

↗ Row 4 [WS]: (w) x 4 (4 squares)

↙ Row 5 [RS]: (w) x 5 (5 squares)

↗ Row 6 [WS]: (w) x 6 (6 squares)

↙ Row 7 [RS]: (w) x 7 (7 squares)

↗ Row 8 [WS]: (w) x 8 (8 squares)

↙ Row 9 [RS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 1, (w) x 4 (9 squares)

↗ Row 10 [WS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 2, (w) x 4 (10 squares)

↙ Row 11 [RS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 1, (w) x 5 (11 squares)

↗ Row 12 [WS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 2, (w) x 5 (12 squares)

↙ Row 13 [RS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 1, (y) x 3, (o) x 1, (w) x 4 (13 squares)

↗ Row 14 [WS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 2, (y) x 2, (o) x 2, (w) x 4 (14 squares)

↙ Row 15 [RS]: (w) x 2, (y) x 2, (w) x 1, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (w) x 1, (y) x 2, (w) x 2 (15 squares)

↗ Row 16 [WS]: (w) x 3, (y) x 2, (o) x 2, (y) x 2, (o) x 2, (y) x 2, (w) x 3 (16 squares)

↙ Row 17 [RS]: (w) x 3, (y) x 3, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (y) x 3, (w) x 3 (17 squares)

↗ Row 18 [WS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 3, (o) x 1, (b) x 2, (o) x 1, (y) x 3, (w) x 4 (18 squares)

↙ Row 19 [RS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 2, (b) x 5, (y) x 2, (w) x 5 (19 squares)

↗ Row 20 [WS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (b) x 6, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (w) x 4 (20 squares)

↙ Row 21 [RS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 3, (b) x 7, (o) x 3, (w) x 4 (21 squares)

↗ Row 22 [WS]: (w) x 5, (o) x 3, (b) x 6, (o) x 3, (w) x 5 (22 squares)

↙ Row 23 [RS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (b) x 7, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (w) x 5 (23 squares)

↗ Row 24 [WS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 4, (b) x 8, (y) x 4, (w) x 4 (24 squares)

↙ Row 25 [RS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 5, (b) x 7, (y) x 5, (w) x 4 (25 squares)

c2c square

CORNER

↗ Row 26 [WS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 4, (b) x 8, (y) x 4, (w) x 4 (24 squares)

↙ Row 27 [RS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (b) x 7, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (w) x 5 (23 squares)

↗ Row 28 [WS]: (w) x 5, (o) x 3, (b) x 6, (o) x 3, (w) x 5 (22 squares)

↙ Row 29 [RS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 3, (b) x 7, (o) x 3, (w) x 4 (21 squares)

↗ Row 30 [WS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (b) x 6, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (w) x 4 (20 squares)

↙ Row 31 [RS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 2, (b) x 5, (y) x 2, (w) x 5 (19 squares)

↗ Row 32 [WS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 3, (o) x 1, (b) x 2, (o) x 1, (y) x 3, (w) x 4 (18 squares)

↙ Row 33 [RS]: (w) x 3, (y) x 3, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (y) x 3, (w) x 3 (17 squares)

↗ Row 34 [WS]: (w) x 3, (y) x 2, (o) x 2, (y) x 2, (o) x 2, (y) x 2, (w) x 3 (16 squares)

↙ Row 35 [RS]: (w) x 2, (y) x 2, (w) x 1, (o) x 2, (y) x 1, (o) x 2, (w) x 1, (y) x 2, (w) x 2 (15 squares)

↗ Row 36 [WS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 2, (y) x 2, (o) x 2, (w) x 4 (14 squares)

↙ Row 37 [RS]: (w) x 4, (o) x 1, (y) x 3, (o) x 1, (w) x 4 (13 squares)

↗ Row 38 [WS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 2, (w) x 5 (12 squares)

↙ Row 39 [RS]: (w) x 5, (y) x 1, (w) x 5 (11 squares)

↗ Row 40 [WS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 2, (w) x 4 (10 squares)

↙ Row 41 [RS]: (w) x 4, (y) x 1, (w) x 4 (9 squares)

↗ Row 42 [WS]: (w) x 8 (8 squares)

↙ Row 43 [RS]: (w) x 7 (7 squares)

↗ Row 44 [WS]: (w) x 6 (6 squares)

↙ Row 45 [RS]: (w) x 5 (5 squares)

↗ Row 46 [WS]: (w) x 4 (4 squares)

↙ Row 47 [RS]: (w) x 3 (3 squares)

↗ Row 48 [WS]: (w) x 2 (2 squares)

↙ Row 49 [RS]: (w) x 1 (1 square)

Total: (y) x 112, (w) x 344, (b) x 89, (o) x 80

crochet square using corner to corner

Corner To Corner Crochet Square Written Graph Instructions

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written graph instruction
written instructions for crochet c2c square

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About Veronika Cromwell

Hi, I’m Veronika! I design modern and wearable crochet garments, accessories and homewares. Grab your hook and find your next project!

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