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Crochet Grabbing Chains Square

Create a beautiful square using crochet techniques by incorporating chains into your design. The process involves carefully grabbing the yarn with your crochet hook and creating chains of various lengths to form a square shape. This project allows for endless creativity as you can experiment with different chain lengths, colors, and textures to achieve a unique and personalized square. Whether you're a beginner looking to expand your crochet repertoire or an experienced crafter seeking a new challenge, crocheting a grabbing chains square is a fun and rewarding project that allows you to showcase your creativity and talent.

Size: 6” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn Used: Worsted Weight

NOTES: Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work into next st/chsp

Join: Join W/slst in beg st, (ch3, ch2, sc) unless otherwise stated.

Abbreviations/Stitches Used

Beg=Beginning Ch=Chain Slst=Slip Stitch Sp(s)=Spaces

Sk=Skip W/=With St(s)=Stitch(es) Sc=Single Crochet

Dc=Double Crochet Fpdc=Front Post dc V-st=Dc, ch1, dc in st

Hdc=Half dc

Round 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of ch4. (16dc)

Round 2: Ch4 (counts as dc, ch1), dc in same st. [Ch1, sk 1dc, V-st in next st]7x, ch1, join in 3rd ch of ch5. (8vsts)

Round 3: Slst in ch1sp, ch3, 2dc in same sp. [*Fpdc in next dc, dc in ch1, fpdc in next dc, 3dc in next ch1sp]7x, minus last 3dc, join. (48dc)

Round 4: Slst in next dc, ch4, dc in same st. [Ch2, sk2sts, fpdc in next dc, ch2, sk2sts, v-st in next st]Repeat around minus last v-st, join. (8fpdc, 8vsts)

Round 5: Slst in ch1sp, (ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) beg corner made, in same sp. [Dc in next 4sts, hdc in next 3sts, dc in next 4sts, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) corner made in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join. (48dc,12hdc)

Measure your sq, if under 5”, use dc, at 5”, use hdc, 5.5”, use sc.

Round 6: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner. [Dc in 15sts, corner in next ch1sp]4x, minus last corner.


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