Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square Crochet Pattern

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I’ve been wanting to make a garden inspired afghan for awhile now. I was envisioning various floral afghan squares all pieced together. After playing around with some designs, I worked out this Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square crochet pattern and I’m really loving it!

Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square Crochet Pattern | www.petalstopicots.com

I really hope you guys love it too! Since the written pattern can be a bit wordy, I also included a stitch diagram of the square for those of you who like to follow along in a more visual way. Enjoy!!

Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square Crochet Pattern

Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square Crochet Pattern | www.petalstopicots.com

 

Here is what you will need:

  • 4 colors worsted or Aran weight yarn (shown here in Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice)
    • CA Choice Lilac – 191
    • CB Fern – 171
    • CC Dusty Green – 173
    • CD Linen – 99
  • US J/6 mm hook
  • scissors and yarn needle

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet AbbreviationsU.S. to U.K. Crochet Conversion ChartHow to Make a Magic Ring, Crochet Stitch Chart Symbols.

 

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2 double crochet cluster (2dc-cl) – *yarn over and insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook** (2 loops remaining on hook), working in same stitch repeat from * to ** (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through remaining 3 loops on hook.

3 double crochet cluster (3dc-cl) – *yarn over and insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook** (2 loops remaining on hook), working in same stitch repeat from * to ** (3 loops on hook), working in same stitch repeat from * to ** (4 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through remaining 4 loops on hook.

2 triple crochet cluster (2tr-cl) – *yarn over twice and insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook** (2 loops remaining on hook), working in same stitch repeat from * to ** (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through remaining 3 loops on hook.

3 triple crochet cluster (3tr-cl) – *yarn over twice and insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook** (2 loops remaining on hook), working in same stitch repeat from * to ** (3 loops on hook), working in same stitch repeat from * to ** (4 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through remaining 4 loops on hook.

 

Finished square measures approximately 12 in. x 12 in.

 

With CA, make a magic ring (as an alternative to the magic ring, you can ch 4 and join with a slip st in furthest chain from hook to form a ring).

Round 1: Ch 1, work 8 sc in ring, join in first sc — 8 sc.

Round 2: Ch 3, 2tr-cl in same st as join, ch 4, 1 sc in next, ch 4, *3tr-cl in next st,  ch 4, 1 sc in next st, ch 4, repeat from * around, join in the top of first cluster st — 4 sc and 4 cl sts.

Round 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st as join, ch 4, 1 sc in next sc, ch 4, *1 sc in top of next cluster st, ch 4, 1 sc in next sc, ch 4, repeat from * around, join in first sc — 8 sc.

Round 4: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st as join, ch 5, *1 sc in next sc, ch 5, repeat from * around, join in first sc — 8 sc.

Round 5: Join CB in same st as join, [ch 2, 2dc-cl, ch 3, 3 dc-cl] in same st as join, ch 4, 1 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, 3dc-cl in next sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 4, *[3dc-cl, ch 3, 3 dc-cl] in next sc, ch 4, 1 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, 3dc-cl in next sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 4, repeat from * around, join in first cluster st — 12 cluster sts, 8 sc.

Round 6: Ch 1, 1 sc in same st as join, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp, 1 sc in next cluster st,  ch 4, 1 sc in next sc, ch 3, 1 sc in top of next cluster st, ch 3, 1 sc in next sc, ch 4, *1 sc in top of next cluster st, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp, 1 sc in next cluster st,  ch 4, 1 sc in next sc, ch 3, 1 sc in top of next cluster st, ch 3, 1 sc in next sc, ch 4, repeat from * around, join in first sc — 32 sc.

Round 7: Join CC in same st as join, ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in next st, [2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts,  [2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, 2 dc in next ch- 3 sp, 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-4 sp, repeat from * around, join in top of beginning ch — 76 dc.

Round 8: Join CD in same st as join, ch 3 (counts as dc), *work 1 dc in each st to next corner ch-2 sp, [2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in ch-2 sp, repeat from * around, join in top of beginning ch — 92 dc.

Round 9: Join CA in same st as join, ch 1, work 1 sc in same st, ch 1, skip next st, *+1 sc in next, ch 1, skip next st, repeat from + to corner ch-2 sp, [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc] in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, skip next st, repeat from * around, join in first sc, fasten off CA and weave in ends — 52 sc and 52 ch-1 sp.

Round 10: Join CB with a Slip st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, work 1 sc in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next st, *+1 sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next st, repeat from + to corner ch-1 sp, [1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc] in corner ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next st, repeat from * around, join in first sc,  fasten off CB and weave in ends — 56 sc and 56 ch-1 sp.

Round 11: Join CC with a Slip st in next ch-1 sp, ch 2,  work 2dc-cl in same ch-1 sp,  ch 1, skip next st, *3dc-cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next st, repeat from * to corner ch-1 sp to [3dc-cl, ch 3, 3dc-cl] in corner ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next st, repeat from * around, join in first cluster st,  fasten off CC and weave in ends — 60 cluster sts and 60 ch sp.

Round 12: Join CD in same st as join, ch 1, *work 2 sc in each ch-1 sp to corner, work 5 sc in corner ch-3 sp, repeat from * around, join in first st — 132 sc.

Round 13: Ch 1, *work 1 sc in each st to corner, work 3 sc in corner st, repeat from * around, join in first st — 140 sc.

Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square Crochet Pattern | www.petalstopicots.com

A beautiful afghan square for your garden inspired afghan ... the Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square crochet pattern ... click over for the free pattern ...

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5 Responses to Aubrieta Bloom Afghan Square Crochet Pattern

  1. Sandra November 9, 2017 at 1:44 am #

    It’s a beautiful square. I love aubrietia flowers in the spring!

  2. Linda November 9, 2017 at 9:03 am #

    There are actually 4 colors listed 😆

    • Kara November 9, 2017 at 9:38 am #

      Good catch! Just fixed it 🙂

      • Mary November 9, 2017 at 5:43 pm #

        There are four colors – 2 greens.

  3. Darlene P. November 9, 2017 at 9:21 am #

    This square is so lovely with the delicate leaf design detailing the brilliant central flower!!! Thank you!!!

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