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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:
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)
5.5 mm (I) Hook
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. Source: mooglyblog.com
Image source: Tamara
The only tricks to this pattern are post stitches, some of which are crossed as in crochet cabling. Source: mooglyblog.com
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″
And here is another lovely project using this fabulous square: Windmill Square Fat Bottom Bag by Sonya Blackstone.
Image 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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