Repeat steps 6-8 of the “How to Increase Using the Double Crochet C2C Stitch” tutorial in each remaining tile of row. Combining those two skills is how you’ll create any dimensions you want for your square or rectangle. Graphgan – C2C blankets with designs in them are often called “graphgans,” as in, an afghan made from a graph. Tile – We refer to each small individual grouping of three stitches as a “tile.” Each tile corresponds to one pixel on the graph/grid. • Bobbin Management System – You’ll develop your own method for keeping your separate bobbins or yarn balls organized when switching colors. • Bobbin Tools – Clothespins, binder clips or industrial clips allow you to wind off a small ball of yarn and clip it to the project or a sturdy object nearby.

In the middle of each row, you’ll chain 2 instead of 3 to create a new tile. • Wind yarn onto small clips to create a bobbins. Clip bobbins to project when color is not in use. Carry the yarn underneath the new color so it’s ready to be used again at a new spot.

Written pattern, tutorials, graphs and pdfs of the How to Corner to Corner Crochet for Beginners are copyright Please do not reprint or repost this content as your own, but please feel free to share this link with others. You can find more information on sharing my work with others in the Terms and Conditions Page. Corner to corner crochet is a clever way to crochet a solid blanket by creating crochet ‘squares’ or ’tiles’ and working on the diagonal. This C2C blanket size calculator is great because no matter how tight or how loose you crochet – using the sliders will tell you exactly how big your blanket will be. Then you can make hook size or yarn adjustments – or even try to change your tension to get the size blanket you want.

You start the corner for the rectangle when you have the desired width of the blanket you are creating. Then you continue stitching the rectangle until you have the desired length on the longest side.Hope this helps. In the swatch on the left, I used a 4mm hook, and Lion Brands 24/7 Cotton.

It can be helpful to keep colors that will be used again soon attached to your project. There’s a bit of a strategy to when you choose to keep a color attached, when to crochet over it and pick it up again. Let’s discuss the reasons you might choose one over the other. During this section of your project, the total tiles per row remain the same.

Now, you will start your first decrease on one side, which in the picture is the top edge. But you will still increase on the top down crochet sweater pattern bottom edge. To decrease, you will slip stitch 3 times into the dc stitches you made in the previous square, aka box stitch.

Learning to decrease allows you to make C2C crochet squares. Follow the photo tutorial below add practice making a 4×4 square. You can also watch the right handed or left handed video tutorial.