[Free Pattern] This 12” Square Is Great For An Afghan And Also For A Fun And Trendy Bag

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A quick and easy square for the intermediate level crocheters. This gorgeous Windmill afghan square pattern by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet , gives texture without difficulty. Even in one color the design still stands out. It is fun to make and with the cute cables it really does look like a Windmill.

This free afghan crochet square, The Windmill Square, is designed using front post stitches, increased in a windmill shape. This 12″ square is great for an afghan or a crochet pillow. Source: The Windmill Square

 

In case you wonder what type of yarn has been used  to create this  love square:

YARN
Worsted weight yarn in four colors- I used Red Heart With Love
Approx. 15 yards for color A (CA), 25 yards for color B (CB), 35 yards for color C (CC), and 45 yards for color D (CD)

MATERIALS
5.5 mm (I) Hook
yarn needle

Now, here is another gorgeous square made by well-known Tamara of Moogly. Below are some of her notes:

This square uses post stitches to create a fantastic pattern with texture and visual interest! Here’s the one I made, using all 6 of my colors. Sourcemooglyblog.com

The Windmill Square 12

Image source: Tamara

The only tricks to this pattern are post stitches, some of which are crossed as in crochet cabling. Sourcemooglyblog.com
The square below is Windmill Afghan Square 12″ by Shelley Husband . Such a talented lady!
The Windmill Square 12 2Image source: Shelley
I’d love to see this one made into an afghan. One day maybe I’ll get to it. I think it would work well for a male, as its not flowery or girly. Source:  Windmill Afghan Square 12″
To get the The Windmill Square 12″ free written pattern and see more finished projects, click HERE.

And here is another lovely project using this fabulous square: Windmill Square Fat Bottom Bag by Sonya Blackstone.

Windmill_Square_Fat_Bottom_BagImage source: Sonya Blackstone

This pattern uses the Windmill Afghan Square in a fun and trendy way. This bag could be used as a purse for everyday use or as a market or beach bag.  Source: Windmill Square Fat Bottom Bag

Featured image source:  Lorene Haythorn Eppolite

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