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Eye-Catching Crochet Square Motif Blankets Patterns for Free


Square motif blankets have proven their endless coziness. This type of accessory is timeless and makes a perfect gift. Whether you want to warm up a room, liven up the mood, or show your loved one that you care, a square blanket will do the trick. There are free square blanket patterns to bring your own crochet creation to life. Browse and choose.

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1. Lovely Lucy Afghan

  • Designed by Ann Fellerman

The large squares of this design make it an eye-catcher, perfect for making a statement in subdued interiors. If you’re looking for something bright and unusual, this is the pattern for you. It is easy to work, as almost all the squares are, and allows for stress-free quilting. Plus, projects like this are a great way to keep your skills sharp. Give it a try!

A blue crocheted afghan on a couch.

PHOTOS by Ann Fellerman /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

2. Blanket “Jasmine”

  • Designed by fountoulaki ioanna

This square blanket is both cozy and breathable thanks to the half acrylic, half cotton yarn. It also has a nice texture and is great for year-round use. It’s warm enough for winter but won’t make you feel uncomfortable on hot days. You can find out how it works by following the step-by-step pattern. It will help you complete the piece effortlessly.

A blue and brown couch with a crocheted blanket.

PHOTOS by fountoulaki ioanna /

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Natalie Square Motif Blanket

  • Designed by Lubica Brodnianska

Another stunning textured blanket for your collection. This one is for the intermediate crocheter. It’s great if you’re looking for new techniques and new combinations. The pattern is adaptable and allows you to make a similar blanket for a baby. Cake yarn is recommended for the photo look. Give it a try!

A crocheted afghan with different colors of yarn.

PHOTOS by Lubica Brodnianska /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Crochet Motif Throw

  • Designed by Premier Yarns

Crochet your way to coziness with this sunny square blanket pattern! It’s lively and vibrant, so you can easily brighten up your room with this accessory. The pattern is based on single and double crochet, plus a few special techniques to achieve an intriguing texture. If you know the basics of crochet, there will be nothing difficult for you.

A crocheted afghan with flowers on it.

PHOTOS by Premier Yarns /

Find the original free pattern on

5. Mossy Square Blanket

  • Designed by Melinda Giddens

Patchwork lovers will find this crochet blanket wonderfully silly and pretty. The pattern mixes different colors to create a unique design that will stick in your mind. Another bonus is that this project is scrap-friendly. Pick up your leftovers and put them to good use. The pattern can be adjusted to a desired size if you have enough skill.

A pink background showcases a stunning crocheted afghan, adorned with unique square motifs. A cozy chair complements the beauty of the blanket.

PHOTOS by Melinda Giddens /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

6. Starbright Blanket

  • Designed by Lucy of Attic24

A bright and eye-catching crocheted blanket with unique colored squares. Such an accessory will best suit creative personalities who embody contrasts. The project allows for the use of scraps and is generally simple. Although there are a lot of squares needed, it’s easy to relax while stitching. You can put on your favorite show, take your hook and seize the moment.

A crochet blanket with a square motif featuring multiple colors.

PHOTOS by Lucy of Attic24 /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. The Autumnal Blanket

  • Designed by Ashley Polesel

This blanket is quite unusual for a square crochet project. Not only is it bright with deep colors, but it also has an interesting motif. A pattern like this is perfect for those cold evenings when you want to curl up and read an interesting book or binge-watch a Netflix series. Plus, a gauge isn’t essential for this project, so it allows for mindless stitching.

A woman is holding a crochet blanket made of granny squares in different colors.

PHOTOS by Ashley Polesel /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

8. Fireside Throw Blanket

  • Designed by Debbie Field

A simple square crochet blanket in a blue palette. If you’re a fan of classic granny designs, you’ll love this one. It’s also a safe choice for those who don’t know what to choose for their next project or want to relax with something easy to complete. Plus, the pattern comes in a convenient PDF format to ensure a pleasant experience.

A blue and white crochet afghan in front of a fireplace.

PHOTOS by MadameStitch /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Threefold Blanket

  • Designed by Emma TheCrochetSwirl

If you love squares but are tired of typical projects, make this crochet square motif blanket! It has 35 squares in 12 different designs. The pattern is easily adaptable and you can make your blanket smaller or larger depending on your needs. Either way, the pattern is sure to give you a lot of fun no matter what your level.

Two pictures of a crocheted afghan on a chair showcasing beautiful square motif patterns.

PHOTOS by Emma TheCrochetSwirl /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. Pastel Tiles Blanket

  • Designed by Emma TheCrochetSwirl

A combination of granny squares and rectangles makes this blanket really unique. If you’re looking for a simple yet unusual design, this is the project for you. It’s great for beginners who don’t want to do only the simplest and most typical projects. Just look at the pattern, follow the instructions, and you’ll be fine.

Two pictures of a crocheted afghan on a couch, showcasing beautifully intricate square motifs.

PHOTOS by Emma TheCrochetSwirl /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Team Spirit Continuous Granny Square Blanket

  • Designed by Underground Crafter

This project is basically a giant crochet granny square. If you want to make a truly modern crochet blanket and keep it simple at the same time, that’s an option to consider. If you have some experience with similar projects, you can adjust the pattern to make the square of regular size as well.

a crochet granny square blanket in blue and red

PHOTOS by Underground Crafter /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Basic Granny Square

  • Designed by JTcreations

A classic crochet granny square that looks modern because of the color palette. This project is great when you’re just beginning and want to master your basic crochet stitches. All you have to do is to read the free square pattern, pick some bright yarn and follow the tutorial step-by-step.

colorful basic crochet granny squares

PHOTOS by JTcreations /

Find the original free pattern on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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