How to Crochet Squares in Spiral Rounds

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The crocheted square can be used as a potholder or coaster or as ears, wings and many more for Amigurumis. Furthermore the square is the base for 3-dimensional shapes as the cube or cuboid that can be used as extremities for robots or cubic looking animals.

The crochet square is also applicable as decoration on bags and accesoires, or as base piece for crochet blankets that consist of many squares joined together.

There are many different ways to crochet squares, in this pattern you find two variations, boths are crocheted in spiral rounds. One variation will give you an even looking square and a second variation that will create a square with a whirl in the middle.

Square Crochet Pattern

Needed Techniques

  • Magic Ring
  • Slip Stitch
  • Single Crochet Stitch (SC)
  • Increase

Needed Materials and Tools

Use a yarn and color of your choice and a suitable crochet hook. The here depicted squares were crocheted in spiral rounds using the “Schachenmayr Catania” yarn and a 2.5 mm crochet hook.

IMPORTANT: This crochet pattern is crocheted in spiral rounds, means, you keep crocheting without joining rounds unless said otherwise. Always work a marker of any kind in the first stitch of each new round, to know when a round begins and/or ends.

Crochet Square Variation 1: The Even Square

The first crochet pattern creates an even looking square.

Use the check boxes to mark your finished rounds, rows and steps.

  • You start making a Magic Ring using a yarn and color of your choice.
  • 1. Round: 4 SC into Magic Ring. (4 stitches)

Crochet Square Round 1

  • 2. Round: [ 3 SC into each stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (12 stitches)

Crochet Square Round 2

  • 3. Round: 1 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 2 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 1 SC. (20 stitches)

Crochet Square Round 3

  • 4. Round: 2 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 4 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 2 SC. (28 stitches)

Crochet Square Round 4

  • 5. Round: 3 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 6 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 3 SC. (36 stitches)

Crochet Square Round 5

  • 6. Round: 4 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 8 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 4 SC. (44 stitches)

Crochet Square Round 6

Finished is the even square. If you want to crochet a larger square continue with the pattern. Each round you have an increase of 8 stitches, 1 stitch before the first and 1 stitch after the last increase and 2 stitches after the 1st, 2nd and 3rd increase (the corners).

Here some more rounds to crochet a larger even square.

  • 7. Round: 5 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 10 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 5 SC. (52 Maschen)
  • 8. Round: 6 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 12 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 6 SC. (60 Maschen)
  • 9. Round: 7 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 14 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 7 SC. (68 stitches)
  • 10. Round: 8 SC. [ 3 SC into next stitch, 16 SC. ] Repeat from [ to ] 3 times. 3 SC into next stitch, 8 SC. (74 stitches)

Crochet Square Variation 2: The Whirl Square

The second variation will create a square with a whirl pattern. It has more dull corners but is still a square. Since each round ends with an increase there will be a height difference between the end and the beginning of the round that must be evened out when you finish your square.

  • You start making a Magic Ring using a yarn and color of your choice.
  • 1. Round: 4 SC into Magic Ring. (4 stitches)

Crochet Square with Whirl Round 1

  • 2. Round: [ 3 SC into each stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (12 stitches)

Crochet Square with Whirl Round 2

  • 3. Round: [ 2 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (20 stitches)

Crochet Square with Whirl Round 3

  • 4. Round: [ 4 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (28 stitches)

Crochet Square with Whirl Round 4

  • 5. Round: [ 6 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (36 stitches)

Crochet Square with Whirl Round 5

  • 6. Round: [ 8 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (44 stitches)

Crochet Square with Whirl Round 6

  • Extra Round: To get an even finish crochet 2 SC and 1 slip stitch.

Finished is the square with a whirl. If you crochet a bigger square crochet the “Extra Round” after crocheting your last round.

Here some more rounds to crochet a larger whirl square.

  • 7. Round: [ 10 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (52 stitches)
  • 8. Round: [ 12 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (60 stitches)
  • 9. Round: [ 14 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (68 stitches)
  • 10. Round: [ 16 SC, 3 SC into next stitch. ] Repeat from [ to ] till end of round. (76 stitches)

Beide Quadrate sind für vieles zu verwenden, welche Variante Sie verwenden hängt von ihrem persönlichen Geschmack ab, ob Sie es eher ordentlich oder verwirbelt lieben bzw vom Verwendungszweck.

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