five crochet squares and blocks in different designs

Modern Crochet Squares and Blocks for the Stunning Projects

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The advantage of modern crochet squares is their versatility and flexibility. They can be used to make almost anything from blankets and pillows to tops and shoppers. What’s more, you can make them in any style. These ideas might inspire you to make something trendy instead of a classic design. Bright, textured, and detailed, the crochet squares and crochet blocks will instantly capture your heart.

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1. Summer Sunset Crochet Block

  • Designed by Porzia Sprovera

The voluminous texture and vibrant colors of this crochet square are sure to add a new twist to your style. Whether you are looking for a new blanket or a cozy cardigan, it will work. The design gives a modern twist to the classic granny square and works well with any block project. The free crochet pattern includes six videos and lots of photos for better understanding.

marvelous crochet block with floral design and many details

PHOTOS by Porzia Sprovera /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

2. Square Block Ocean Foam

  • Designed by GoldenLucyCrafts

When you miss the ocean, bring it home! This crochet block is designed to reflect the foam of ocean waves. Use it for a blanket or pillow or make a whole set! The bright colors have a soothing effect and are sure to bring a serene atmosphere to your home. This project is best suited for intermediate and advanced crocheters with some back experience. The free video tutorial will help you along the way.

crochet square in blue and pale yellow palette with round in the center that goes to square

PHOTOS by GoldenLucyCrafts /

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

If you like this post, also check the Colorful Fun Crochet Squares Patterns.

3. The Mandala Square

  • Designed by Jane Snedden Peever

The spiritualistic mandala motif of this crochet square is designed to inspire your morning meditation and yoga. But if you’re not a fan of such pursuits, it’s also great for creating a more serene atmosphere in your home. Such modern crochet squares are perfect for crochet blankets and look great in other projects. The step-by-step crochet pattern is free to follow. Give it a try and see how it grows on you.

a crochet square with mandala inside and a crochet cardigan made with these crochet blocks

PHOTOS by Jane Snedden Peever /

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

4. Adelheid Crochet Square

  • Designed by Diana Krenz

Consider the situation. You are sitting by the fireplace, wrapped in a cozy crocheted blanket, a teacup in your hand, and the photo album with all your summer memories open. This can be real. This crocheted square exudes a cozy atmosphere perfect for remembering all your happy moments. Although it may look difficult, the design is made with beginners in mind. Just follow the free crochet pattern and get started.

a crochet square in green red and yellow shades with flowery design and many details

PHOTOS by Diana Krenz /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

5. Deluxe Granny Square

  • Designed by Mezzacrafts

If you’re looking for unusual designs, this crochet square is a must. Its design combines the vibes of classic granny crochet with the fabulous fall ambiance. It will be great for blankets as well as crocheted skirts, cardigans and other handmade clothing. Follow the step-by-step crochet instructions or video tutorial and get started right away!

fabulous lacy crochet square made with mohair

PHOTOS by @mezzamay /

Find the original free pattern on

6. Sunny Crochet Square

  • Designed by Mezzacrafts

The sun motif of this crochet square combines with the muted fall colors to create a great design for totes and crochet bags. The project is simple and easy for beginners to follow. It’s a great opportunity to pick up some warm-weather yarn and get in the spirit of the season. Grab a cup of hot coffee and enjoy the free pattern.

black crochet square with yellow sun inside

PHOTOS by @mezzamay /

Find the original free pattern on Instagram.

7. Compass Rose Crochet Square Block

  • Designed by Karin Åshammar/Virklust

This crochet square brings a modern twist to the classic granny design. Bright and colorful, it’s great for fall projects including blankets, cardigans, totes and more. The project is best suited for intermediate crocheters with some experience. Follow the free crochet block pattern and see what happens.

a set of colorful crochet square blocks

PHOTOS by Karin Åshammar/Virklust /

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

8. Sun Granny Square

  • Designed by Annanitato Lolo

The sunny central motif of this crochet square will brighten up any interior. The large size means it can be used for very cozy hygge designs. Whatever you want to make, it will work great. Don’t be afraid to start, the pattern is very clear and will guide you through the process. Check it out for free and get started today.

a blue crochet granny square with a sun yellow central motif

PHOTOS by Annanitato Lolo /

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

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