September Squares

I’m still on track with my block-a-month afghan squares! I’m getting really excited to finish and have a beautiful, unique, colorful afghan.


Both 12” squares this month were fairly simple and relaxing to crochet. The square on the left is the September Star square by Aurora Suominen. It has a little bit of texture on the central flower, and I like the outer border a lot. I used the Fresco y Seco, Teal Feather, and Whales Road colorways of Malabrigo Rios (which is the yarn my entire afghan is made of).

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The other 12” square is Marigold by Polly Plum. For this square, I used colorways Glazed Carrot, Sunset, and Archangel. The fall colors seem very appropriate for September.

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The 6” square this month is my favorite. It’s a crocodile-stitch-in-the-round flower motif called Croco-Dahlia by Joyce D. Lewis. Crocodile stitch is a little time consuming (as well as yarn consuming!), but I like how it looks, so it’s nice to be able to include it. I also really enjoy how the little lumps around the center turned out. This square is crocheted in colorways Fresco y Seco, Purple Mystery, and Lettuce.

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I’ve been thinking about how to assemble my afghan once I get closer to finishing all the squares. I can’t decide if I want it to be rectangle or something more complex… I have a few ideas. Only 3 more months to go!


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