Hip to be Square CAL – Week 1


Hello and welcome to the first Week of the Hip to be Square Crochet Along! I am so excited to share this project with all of you. I hope you enjoy making this blanket!

Not too long ago I shared the pattern for a crocheted square I had created. I called it the Treble Starburst Square because of the shape in the center. I knew I wanted to create something using that square but at the time could not decide what in the world that might be. I set it aside for a little while so I could finish a few customer orders, and one day the idea came to me! I knew it would be a great accent in a blanket made with a few different types of squares.

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Square Crochet Along – Details

Hello again!

I have had a few questions regarding the upcoming Hip to be Square Crochet Along. I wanted to write up a quick post to further explain the details of how this will work!

This blanket will be made of 36 squares in total, in a 6×6 grid. I ran a poll in the Couch Surfer Crocheters Facebook group to determine how to share the squares each week. I didn’t know if you all would rather grow your blankets row by row (doing a few different types of squares each week), or if you’d want to do all of one type of square at the same time. The vast majority of you voted to do all of ONE type of square for each week.

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Hip to be Square Crochet Along!

Hello! Welcome back to Couch Surfer Crochet! Recently I shared with you my first ever Crochet Along project: The Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL! It was so much fun to work on! I really loved testing my creativity and seeing how my idea could be interpreted in so many different ways! I’ve had quite a few people ask me when will I be doing another Crochet Along? Well, have I got good news for you! I’m starting a new Crochet Along! This one will be called the “Hip to be Square” CAL!

Awhile back I had shared a new square pattern I created called the “Treble Starburst Square.” This square was the beginning inspiration for this new project! As I’m sure you could guess by the name, this blanket Crochet Along will be made using a whole bunch of different granny squares. The project will run for a total of eight weeks.

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Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL – Border

Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! I hope you have enjoyed working on this project! I would love to plan another Crochet Along again soon! This has been so much fun, and I have seen so many awesome versions! When I finished my blanket I felt that I still wanted to add … Read moreMixed Stitch Blanket CAL – Border

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 8

Week 8 Rows 71 – 80 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along!   Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. Week 2 (rows 11 – 20) can be found HERE. Week 3 (rows 21 – 30) can be found HERE. Week 4 (rows 31 – 40) can be found … Read moreMixed Stitch CAL – Week 8

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 6

Week 6 Rows 51 – 60 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. Week 2 (rows 11 – 20) can be found HERE. Week 3 (rows 21 – 30) can be found HERE. Week 4 (rows 31 – 40) can be found HERE. … Read moreMixed Stitch CAL – Week 6

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 5

Week 5 Rows 41 – 50 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. Week 2 (rows 11 – 20) can be found HERE. Week 3 (rows 21 – 30) can be found HERE. Week 4 (rows 31 – 40) can be found HERE. If … Read moreMixed Stitch CAL – Week 5

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 4

Week 4 Rows 31-40 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. Week 2 (rows 11 – 20) can be found HERE. Week 3 (rows 21 – 30) can be found HERE.   Welcome back! After this section we are halfway done! You all have … Read moreMixed Stitch CAL – Week 4

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 3

Week 3 Rows 21-30 Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. Week 2 (rows 11 – 20) can be found HERE.   Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket CAL by Couch Surfer Crochet! I hope you are having fun so far! This week … Read moreMixed Stitch CAL – Week 3

Mixed Stitch CAL – Week 2

Week 2 Rows 11-20   Welcome back to the Mixed Stitch Blanket Crochet Along! Week 1 (rows 1 – 10) can be found HERE. In the first 10 rows of this pattern I showed you the granny stripe. In this section of 10 rows you will try the “V” stitch and the Treble Ladder stitch! … Read moreMixed Stitch CAL – Week 2

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