Diamonds Square Crochet Pattern

I am happy to bring you my Diamonds Square Crochet Pattern that was designed specifically for the Friendship Blanket CAL hosted by Helen and Sara of Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

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In designing the blanket, we wanted to bring you squares that have texture and definition.  When crocheting the diamond square you will see a lot of texture and definition in the shapes that appear.

When designing the square and thinking about the blanket, I wanted to cover you in what every person loves, Diamonds!  With the finished look of the square it reminds me of the diamond pattern that shows up in Argyle Socks.  lol

The diamonds square crochet pattern uses the basic crochet stitches found in many crochet patterns.  I used the Argyle Shell Stitch.  If you are unfamiliar with this stitch, there are helpful picture and video tutorials in the pattern below.

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Diamonds Squares

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Diamonds Squares

Pattern Information:

Materials:
100-120 yards 4 ply (Aran) Worsted Weight Yarn
US Hook J or 6 mm
Tapestry Needle
Scissors

Gauge:
US J Hook or 6 mm
2 full diamonds = 2.66″ wide
2 full diamonds 4″ length

Abbreviations/Stitches Used:
ch = chain stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sp = space
ss = slip stitch

Size:
9” x 9”

Notes:
Stitch count is a multiple of 8 + 2
There are helpful Video Tutorials below

Special Stitch:

Shell = (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) all in the same stitch.
Argyle Shell Stitch = consist of the base chain plus the repeat rows R2-R5, this creates the stitch which makes the Diamond shapes.

How to crochet in the Back Bar of Chain

How to crochet in the Back Bar of Chain

Video Tutorials:
Argyle Shell Stitch – Right Handed Version here.

Argyle Shell Stitch – Left Handed Version here.

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Diamonds Square

Pattern:

R1:  Chain 26, in the back bar of the chain, sc in 2nd chain.  (see pic below)  *Ch 5, skip 3 ch, sc in the back bar of the next ch*. Repeat to the end.  Make sure you have a sc in the last stitch.

Row 1

R2:  Ch 5 and turn.  sc in ch-5 sp, shell in next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp.  *ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, shell in next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp.* Repeat from * to * until the last sc, then ch 2 and dc in last sc.

Row 2

R3:  Ch 1 and turn.  sc in 1st st, shell in next sc, sc in center dc of shell, shell in next sc.  *sc in next ch-5 sp, shell in next sc, sc in center dc of shell, shell in next sc* Repeat from * to * until the last ch-5 sp, then sc in 3rd ch of the last ch-5 sp.

Row 3

R4:  ch 5 and turn.  sc in center dc of shell, shell in next sc, sc in center dc of shell, *ch 5, sc in center dc of shell, shell in next sc, sc in dc of shell.*  Repeat from * to * until the last sc, then ch 2 and dc in last sc.

Row 4

R5:  ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st.  Ch 5, *sc in center dc of shell, ch 5, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 5*  Repeat from * to * until the last ch-5 sp, then sc in center dc of shell, ch 5, sc in 3rd ch of the last ch-5 sp.

Row 5

R6-R18:  Repeat R2-R5

Do not fasten off.

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Border:

Side of Square

Step 1:
Turn your work to work on the side of the square.

Step 2:
(dc, ch 1, dc) all in the same stitch.  *sc in the next st, (dc, ch 1 dc)*  Repeat from * to * until you come to the corner of square.  

1st Side of Sqaure

Bottom of Square

Step 1:
Turn your work to work along the bottom of the square.

Step 2:
*sc, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc), sc all in the same stitch*.  Repeat from * to * to the corner. 

Bottom Side of the Square

Other Side of Square

Step 1:
Turn your work to work on the long side of the square.

Step 2:
(dc, ch 1, dc) all in the same stitch.  *sc in the next st, (dc, ch 1 dc)*  Repeat from * to * to the corner of the square.

Other side of Square

Top of Square

Step 1:
Turn your work to work along the top of the Wrap.

Step 2:
*sc, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc), sc all in the same stitch*.  Repeat from * to *to the corner.  ss in next st and fasten off.

Top side of Square

 

Fasten off and weave in the ends. 

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If you like using the Argyle Shell Stitch in this square, I have 9 other crochet patterns available that use this stitch.  You can find ALL 9 crochet patterns in one pdf, my Diamonds Collection eBook. You can find it at Ravelry and Etsy!

In my collection you will find 1 bonus crochet pattern that is not sold in any of my stores, the Diamond Arches Tee. Inside my eBook you will find patterns for this wrap, 2 summer tees, a poncho, 2 pocket shawl in adult and child sizes, a cowl, and an Afghan square. Each pattern has multiple sizes to choose from. You can customize these patterns to fit your style, size, and colors.

Therefore, I am offering my Diamonds Collection eBook at an introductory price of $30! The original retail price of all the crochet patterns in my eBook is $50, so you can get it for $20 off! Visit my Ravelry Store and Etsy Shop for your copy today!

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