This is a simple crochet afghan square that you can make with just about any kind of yarn that you have on hand. Just keep in mind that when you use a thinner or thicker yarn that the finished size will also be different. The square shown is made with Patons Canadiana yarn, and it measures approximately 7 inches squared.
Crochet Afghan Square
See this abbreviations chart for clarifications on abbreviations used.
Material: Patons Canadiana, (or any yarn desired)
Hook size: H – 5.00 MM
Finished size: 7″ square.
Beg V-St: Ch 5, (counts as dc and ch 2,) dc in same sp or st indicated.
V-St: (dc, ch 2, dc) all in same sp or st indicated.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 8 sc into 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first sc. [8 sts]
Rnd 2: Work beg v-st in same st as join, v-st in next st and into each st around; join with sl st in first dc (3rd ch of beg v-st.) [8 v-sts]
Rnd 3: Sl st into sp of v-st, work beg v-st in same sp, 7 tr in next v-st, *v-st in next v-stitch, 7 tr in next v-st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first dc. [4 v-sts and 28 tr]
Rnd 4: Sl st into sp of v-st, work beg v-st, *ch 2, sk next 3 tr, 7 tr in next tr, ch 2, sk next 3 tr,** v-st in next v-st; rep from * around ending last rep at **; join with sl st in first dc.) [4 v-sts, 28 tr and 12 ch-2 sps]
Rnd 5: Sl st into sp of v-st, ch 3, (counts as first dc), work another dc into same sp, *3 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 tr, 5 dc in next tr, dc in next 3 tr, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp**, 2 dc in v-st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first dc. [76 sts]
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc into same st as join and into each st around working 3 sc into each corner st. [84 sts]