Easy pattern for a fall crochet square that would make a beautiful crochet project. You can use this pattern for blankets, cushion covers and even garments.
Fall is such a magical time of the year! Although, I do love summer there is something quite appealing about autumn.
However, let’s get it right. I do enjoy the start of the fall season, when the weather is still quite warm. The sun is still shining although it is not as intense.
I do not particularly enjoy the rainy cold days, but they are also important. Wonder why? Nothing to do with natural cycles. Rainy days are made for crochet, right?!
Fall Crochet Square Inspiration
So I am bringing you a beautiful fall crochet square pattern. I have been inspired by quite an unusual and often overlooked flower.
Rudbeckia is sometimes referred to as black-eyed Susan or coneflower. I personally think it should be called the sunflower of fall!
My fall inspired crochet square is loosely based on this understated flower. I remember Rudbeckia growing at the side of my grandma’s house! It was such a low maintenance flower that came back every year.
And every year when Rudbeckias appeared, I knew the summer was over and it was time to go back to school.
My Rudbeckia Fall Crochet Square pattern is a beginner friendly pattern. The flower motif is created by using color changes too. The square works up really quick.
You can use this lovely square for many projects. The most obvious would be crochet blankets or cushion covers.
However, you can also use it for bags, table runners, coasters and even sweaters or cardigans.
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Stylecraft Special Aran (worsted weight/10-ply/aran weight; 196 m per 100g ball; 100% acrylic)
1 ball each in Gold (yarn A), Spice (yarn B) and Khaki (yarn C)
5 mm crochet hook
FINISHED SIZE OF THE FALL CROCHET SQUARE
8 x 8 inches / 20 x 20 cm
The circle after completing round 1 measures 1.5 inches / 4 cm across.
STITCHES AND ABBREVIATIONS (US CROCHET TERMS)
ch- chain stitch
sc- single crochet
hdc- half double crochetdc- double crochet
tr- treble crochet
sl st- slip stitch
V st- (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) worked in same stitch or space
ch-sp – chain space
the finished square benefits from blocking
always join yarn in the first st of last round unless instructed otherwise
FALL CROCHET SQUARE MAIN PATTERN
With yarn A create a magic circle.
Rnd 1: 3 ch (counts as first dc st), working into a magic circle 15 dc, sl st to top of beg 3 ch. 16 dc
Fasten off, join yarn B.
Rnd 2: 5 ch, 1 dc in same st at the bottom of 5 ch (counts as first V st), *miss next st, 1 V st in next; repeat from * around, sl st to 3rd ch of beg 5 ch. 8 V sts
Fasten off, join yarn C.
Rnd 3: 1 ch, 1 sc in same st, *3 hdc into next 2 ch-sp, 1 sc into each of the next 2 dc; repeat from * around omitting the last sc, sl st to first sc. 40 sts
Fasten off, join yarn A.
Rnd 4: 3 ch (counts as first dc), *miss next hdc, 1 sc into next hdc, miss next hdc, 1 dc into next sc, 3 ch **, 1 dc into next sc; repeat from * around ending last repeat **, sl st to top of beg 3 ch.
Fasten off, join yarn B in any sc stitch. 24 sts and eight 3 ch-sps
Rnd 5: 1 ch, 1 sc in the same st, *7 dc into the next 3 ch-sp, 1 sc into the next sc; repeat from * around omitting the last sc, sl st to first sc. 64 sts
Fasten off and join yarn C.
Rnd 6: 4 ch (counts as first tr), (2 tr, 2 ch, 3 tr) in same st at the bottom of 4 ch, *3 ch, miss 3 dc, 1 sc in next, 3 ch, miss 3 dc, 1 dc into next sc, 3 ch, miss 3 dc, 1 sc in next, 3 ch, miss next 3 dc **, (3 tr, 2 ch, 3 tr) into next sc st; repeat from * around ending last repeat at **, sl st to top of beg 4 ch.
Rnd 7: sl st across to the corner 2 ch-sp, 3 ch (counts as first dc), (2 dc, 2 ch,3 dc) in same corner 2 ch-sp, *(1 ch, 3 dc into next 3 ch-sp) repeat across to next corner 2 ch-sp, 1 ch, (3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc) into next corner 2 ch-sp; repeat from * around omitting the last (3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc), sl st to top of beg 3 ch.
Rnd 8: sl st across to the corner 2ch-sp, 3 ch (counts as first dc), (2 dc, 2 ch,3 dc) in same corner 2 ch-sp, *(1 ch, 3 dc into next 1 ch-sp) repeat across to next corner 2 ch-sp, 1 ch**, (3 dc, 2 ch, 3 dc) into next corner 2 ch-sp; repeat from * around ending last repeat at **, sl st to top of beg 3 ch.
Fasten off. Sew in all ends. Firmly block to dimensions.
I hope you enjoy this beautiful fall crochet square pattern. If you enjoy crocheting squares I have a huge selection of granny square patterns on my website.
I have designed a few and have a few compilations of squares from my crochet designer friends.
25 Amazing Free Crochet Granny Square Patterns is a great compilation of some beautiful granny squares. I have designed Beautiful Turquoise Delight Crochet Square- free pattern which uses all the winter colours. Stunning Textured Crochet Square Free Pattern and also Easy Lacy Crochet Granny Square – free pattern squares were part of the Friendship Blanket Crochet Along. You can see all 40 squares that were included in Free Blanket Crochet-a-long to celebrate love and friendship.
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