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Kindred Square – Free Pattern

I love the look of Tunisian Crochet, but to be honest, I am not super skilled at it! (Yet, anyway!). When I went to create my design for a textured square for Sunflower Cottage Crochet’s Friendship Blanket Crochet along, I thought I’d see about getting a Tunisian look with just regular crochet stitches! With the Friendship theme in mind, I am excited to share the Kindred Square.

Kindred Square Free Crochet pattern and Tutorial

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Honeycomb Texture

The Kindred Square has a gorgeous honeycomb-like texture that just has me swooning!

The pattern is worked back and forth in rows and honestly looks way more difficult than it is!

The Square is quite thick and has great texture on both sides. Done in cotton this square would also make a great dishcloth or potholder!

Kindred Square Free Crochet pattern and Tutorial

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The Tester Pictures

My testers had fun learning this stitch and got the hang of it quickly!

Some of the yarns they used included: Caron Simply Soft, Loops & Threads Cotton, I love This Yarn, and a few used up some form their stash!

Friendship Blanket CAL

The Friendship Blanket Crochet-Along hosted by Sunflower Cottage Crochet features 40 different square patterns to make one gorgeous blanket!

TTLYC will be featured on FEBRUARY 7, 2021! You can get the premium PDF copy of the Kindred thorough the duration of the CAL!

Head over to the CAL round up page to to check out the awesome squares, and use the Download button below to grab your free PDF !

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Friendship Blanket Crochet Along

Kindred Pattern

Materials

Difficulty

Intermediate – Advanced

Gauge

14 stitches x  14 rows = 4″ Pattern for gauge: sc

Size

Finished dimensions; 9″ x 9″

Stitch Abbreviations

  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single Crochet
  • SCsp – Single Crochet Spike Stitch
  • Scjs – Single Crochet Join Stitch
  • st(s) – Stitch(es)
  • sk – Skip
  • RS – Right Side
  • WS – Wrong Side

Pattern Notes

  • US Terminology
  • All beginning ch1 do not count as a stitch
  • Pattern is made back and forth in rows
  • To adjust size use multiples of 2+1
  • *-* denotes repeat sequence

Special Stitches

Full photo tutorial for the special stitches used; Scsp and SCjs, are available in the downloadable PDF or the YouTube Tutorial.

Single Crochet Spike Stitch (SCsp) – Insert hook in designated stitch two rows below.

Single Crochet Join Stitch (SCjs) – Insert hook by going under the first and next bar created by the SCsp in the previous row.

Kindred Square Free Crochet pattern and Tutorial

Kindred Square

The Pattern

Ch 27

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from the hook and each ch across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 2: Sc in each st across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 3: Sc in the first st, *SCsp in the next ch of row 1, sc in the next st* repeat across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 4: (RS) Sc in the first st (in this first st only; insert hook under the loops of the first st of row 2 ‘the previous row, and not just the loops of the SCsp), Scjs, *sc in the next st, Scjs in the next*, repeat across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 5: (WS) Scsp in the space 2 rows below, sc in the next st, *SCsp in the next sp 2 rows below, sc in the next* repeat across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 6: (RS) Sc in the first 2 sts, *Scjs, sc in the next st*, repeat across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 7: (WS) Sc in the first st, Scsp in the space 2 rows below, *sc in the next st, Scsp in the next st*, repeat across, ch1, turn (26).

Row 8 – 42: Repeat rows 4 – 7 (Row 42 will be a repeat of row 6).

Once you have completed row 42, sc evenly around the square, placing 2sc in each corner, SlSt to the first sc, tie off (approx. 108 sts).

Weave in all ends, and block square if desired.

Kindred Square Free Crochet pattern and Tutorial

All Set!!!

There you have it! Your very own Kindred Square!

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I hope you love your Kindred Square!! I would love to see how yours turn out!

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Please feel free to sell your handmade products created from this original Through The Loop Yarn Craft pattern. I ask that you please give credit to Ashley Edmonds from TTLYC as the designer, when possible, and link back to www.throughtheloopyc.com and/or @throughtheloopyarncraft (on social media) when selling and sharing images online.

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