Crochet Square_ABC Instruction PDF
Crochet Square_ABC Graphs PDF
Pattern for use by kind permission of
Pattern reproduced by written permission of Caron International
These delightful crocheted squares alphabet squares make warm, solid squares. They are perfect for spelling words or making a complete alphabet blanket.
Materials and Tools
- Worsted weight yarn (American)/Aran (UK)/10 ply (Aus)
- 5.00mm/US H-8 hook
- Although the graphs make the letters look a little strange, they look normal on the finished square.
- Graphs are available in the ABC graphs PDF.
Note: Pattern uses American terminology
|slip stitch (sl st)
||= single crochet (sc)
|single crochet (sc)
||= double crochet (dc)
Puff Stitch (ps): yo, pull up a loop 4 times, 9 loops on hook, yo, pull thru 8 loops, yo, pull thru 2 loops, push puff to front of work, work next st.
- Each open square on the graph represents a single crochet (sc) stitch
- Each black square on the graph represents a Puff Stitch (ps)
- The red square marks the center of the graph (unless there was a puff stitch in the center of the graph)
Note 1: For each square: chain 27, then sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. This is the first row of squares at the bottom of the chart. (26 sts)
Note 2: Ch 1 and turn at the end of each row. There are 26 stitches in each row and 32 rows.
Note 3: Work the square reading the chart from the bottom. Read the right side rows from right to left and the wrong side rows from left to right. Row 1 starts the right side.
Note 4: If the first square is shorter than 8” (20cm), add an additional row of single crochet.
Note 5: If the square is smaller than 8” (20cm), add an edging of single crochet, remembering to increase 3 sc at each corner.
Note 6: When you fasten off, leave a 20” (50cm) tail which is used for sewing the squares together.
These are the instructions only.
Please download the ABC graphs.pdf for the complete alphabet in graph form.
An ABC blanket made using the colours of the South African flag would be a delight for a child.
Weave in all yarn ends.
Leave a 20” (50cm) tail (for sewing the squares together). Butterfly the tail to the square.
How to “butterfly the tail”
Use contrasting yarn and follow these directions:
Knit-a-square South Africa, a partner of CreateCare Global.