Crochet Squares

Learn to crochet squares and crochet motifs with our free crochet tutorials and free crochet patterns. Plus, we have crochet applique patterns that are perfect to have on hand for embellishing all sorts of crochet pieces.

Spring Fling Crochet Flower Applique

What’s better than one crochet flower? How about three flowers in one! This triple layered crochet flower is perfect for using up scrap yarn and making a variety of flowers for whatever crochet piece you’re working on. Add this applique to afghans, totes, scarves and more!

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Crochet Hexagon Motif

Ready to try something new? Try crocheting a hexagon motif instead of a crochet square for a geometric take on motif crochet. These motifs can join together to become all sort of patterns, including stockings, blankets, pillows and more!

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Fall for Floral Motif

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 18” square

Gauge: Larger Motif = approx. 5” wide, unblocked and before joining

Gauge is not critical for this project
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (100% Merino Wool; 210 yards [192 meters]/100 grams): 102 Sealing Wax (MC), 2 skeins; 096 Sunset (CC), 2 skeins

Hook: US size H/8 (5 mm)

Notions: Removable markers (or safety pins); tapestry needle; 18” square pillow form; 5/8 yards

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Circle Square Crochet Motif

Crochet square motifs vary in size and technique, and this version is one of our favorites! Starting with a magic circle, the square then takes shape keeping the center circle as a main focal point of this square. Creating visual interest with two geometrical shapes makes this square appealing to use with solid colored yarn for a wide variety of projects.

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Pink Crochet Heart Applique


 Nazli Gelin Garden 3 (100% Egyptian Cotton; 136 yards [125 meters]/50 grams): 300-22 Dark Brown (C1), 1 ball; 300-05 Medium Pink (C2), 1 ball; 300-06 Deep Pink (C3), very small amount; 300-19 Light Tan (C4), very small amount.

Hook: US size C/2 (2.75 mm)

Notions: Removable markers; tapestry needle; polyester fiberfil (small amount); sew-on snap (6 mm); small

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