This Gorgeous Crochet Afghan Square Is a Burst of Colors! – [Free Pattern]

Yes, it’s absolutely beautiful!

With colors galore and a rich and pleasing texture — thanks to the crochet popcorn stitch — this 9-inch afghan square is ideal for those long-form projects; afghans, blankets, throws, and the like. It would also make a very striking potholder or a trivet.

How about a tote bag? Garments too; a coat, a long cardigan sweater or a poncho. You name it, and it’s achievable. The recommended yarn is Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Solids, Heathers & Twists which you can buy at Amazon (paid link) — if you’d like to keep the color scheme as seen above. But it’s also great as a stash buster. You could use up some of those bits of yarn here and there and create a wonderful work of textile art.

Yes, this pattern is a winner and it’s free! It’s the “Tequila Sunrise 9” Afghan Block by designer Margaret MacInnis of Designs By Muggins. It’s posted at Ravelry as a free download where it’s proven to be very popular. When you visit the page you’ll see lots of finished projects in a beautiful and inspiring array of colors.

Click here to get the free pattern at Ravelry

You can find many more patterns of crochet afghan squares that she’s posted at Ravelry, too! Many have been featured in various CALs (Crochet Along) over the years. You can also find numerous free afghan square patterns at her Designs by Muggins blog.

If you’re unfamiliar with the crochet popcorn stitch, be sure to check out the excellent illustrated tutorial at’s Crocheting for Dummies. It’s a free tutorial; click here to see it.

And if you prefer videos, check out Olivia Kent of Hopeful Honey’s excellent YouTube tutorial on how to crochet the popcorn stitch and you’ll be up to speed in no time!

Want help in joining the squares once you’ve made them? Check out Bella Coco’s very helpful tutorial!

And now for even more fabulous and free patterns and tutorials for all kinds of afghan squares and granny squares be sure to check out some of our favorites here at Crochet Maze! Links below!

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