A crochet scarecrow square is a free pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home!
This oh so cute scarecrow pattern is the fourth square in my Fall Squares Blanket pattern! This Fall / Thanksgiving themed blanket has 9 unique squares that together make an adorable addition to your home!
This delightful crochet scarecrow square has so many charming features including a friendly scarecrow face with a hand-stitched smile and expressive eyes that radiate warmth and character. He looks like he belongs in a pumpkin patch, making it a delightful addition to your fall-themed crochet projects.
This is an enchantingly adorable crochet granny square featuring a winsome scarecrow that’s brimming with whimsy! His beaming smile and twinkling eyes are truly heartwarming, making one think he’s more interested in making friends with the crows than scaring them away. The golden flower perched jauntily on his lhat adds a delightful touch of sunshine to his gentle face. This square is a burst of autumnal joy and cuteness overload, ready to spread smiles wherever it’s placed!
Whether you’re looking to make a seasonal blanket, pillow cover, or decorative wall hanging, this versatile crochet scarecrow square pattern can be customized to suit you. You can use various yarn colors to personalize your scarecrow’s hat, making each square unique and endearing.
Crochet Scarecrow Square Pattern Details
The crochet scarecrow square is part of the Fall Squares Blanket and is the fourth square in the series. If you missed the post with all the release dates and details about the blanket you can head on over to that blog post for all the information you will need to make your own Fall themed blanket!
Previous Square patterns in the series:
The base square is very simple – the center double crochet circle is made with tan yarn for the scarecrow’s face, switching up to green for a portion of the circle for the hat. The first round of green will be stitched in the back loop only which leaves an unused front loop. You will come back and stitch the hat brim to those unused loops.
The crochet scarecrow’s hat crown, neck piece, nose, eyes and sunflower applique are all crocheted separately and then sewn to the top of the square.
The eyebrows and smile are embroidered with black yarn and I think they add just the right cuteness factor!
My crochet scarecrow and Fall Blanket use Red Heart Super Saver* which is a medium worsted weight acrylic yarn. Very economical and with plentiful color options! You can certainly substitute your favorite worsted weight yarn – Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn!, Red Heart With Love, Paintbox Simply Aran, Vanna’s Choice, Big Twist Value, Caron Simply Soft, Caron One Pound and so many more! Raid your yarn stash – even mix and match to get your favorite fall colors!
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The next square in the Fall Squares Blanket series is the Girl Crochet Scarecrow Square coming on Wednesday 10/11 so be sure to check back for that.
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You may also like the following free halloween crochet patterns by Nana’s Crafty Home:
- 1. Ghost C2C Pillow free crochet pattern
- 2. Halloween Ponytail holders free crochet pattern
- 3. Treat Me Pumpkin Bag free crochet pattern
Crochet Scarecrow Square free crochet pattern
Pattern written in US crochet terminology
Red Heart Super Saver Weight 4 / Medium (100% acrylic)
- Oatmeal 1.6 oz / 84 yds (Tan)
- Aran 2.0 oz / 104 yds (Cream)
- Tea Leaf 0.5 oz / 26 yds (Green)
- Cafe Latte 0.5 oz / 26 yds (Brown)
- Saffron 0.2 oz / 6 yds (Gold)
- White 0.01 / 1 yd (White)
- Black 0.03 / 2 yds (Black)
- Size I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
Stitch marker (optional)
Approximate finished size: 14” square
Gauge: First 4 rounds = 4” / 4 dc sts = 1”
- MC = magic circle
- ch(s) = chain(s)
- BLO = back loop only
- FLO = front loop only
- sc = single crochet
- hdc = half double crochet
- dc = double crochet
- tr = treble
- sp = space
- st(s) = stitch(es)
- sk = skip
- sl st = slip stitch
- WS = wrong side
- RS = right side
- sc2tog = single crochet 2 sts together (see special stitches section below)
- yo = yarn over
Picot: ch 3, sl st in third ch from hook.
sc2tog = (insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop) twice, yo and pull through all 3 loops on hook.
- Face and eyes are all worked in the round.
- Ch 3 at beginning of each round counts as first dc stitch.
- Hat crown, nose, eyes, sunflower and neck piece are worked separately and then sewn to front of panel.
- Hat brim is worked in the unused front loops of round 8.
With tan, make MC.
Round 1: Ch 3, 11 dc in MC, join with sl st in top of ch-3 and tighten ring. (12)
Round 2: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, sl st in top of ch-3. (24)
Round 3: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st,* repeat from * to * to end, sl st in top of ch-3. (36)
Round 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, *1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st,* repeat from * to * to last st, 1 dc in last st, sl st in top of ch-3. (48)
Round 5: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts,* repeat from * to * to end, sl st in top of ch-3. (60)
Round 6: Ch 3, 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st,* repeat from * to * to last 2 sts, 1 dc in last 2 sts, sl st in top of ch-3. (72)
Round 7: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 5 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 5 sts,* repeat from * to * to end, sl st in top of ch-3. (84)
Fasten off tan.
Place stitch marker in first st of round 7, count 48 stitches from the first st and place second stitch marker in next st.
Round 8: Work in BLO to second st marker, then begin working in both loops from marked st to end; join green in first st, ch 3, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, *1 dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st,* repeat from * to * 4 times, 1 dc in next 3 sts, switch to cream, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, repeat from * to * 5 times, 1 dc in last 3 sts, switch to green, sl st in top of ch-3. (96)
Round 9: Ch 3, 1 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 7 sts, *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 7 sts,* repeat from * to * 4 times, switch to cream and fasten off green, repeat from * to * 6 times, sl st in top of first st. (108)
Round 10: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, tr in next 4 sts, *(2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in next st, tr in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, tr in next 4 sts,* repeat from * to * two times; (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in next st, tr in next 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, sl st in first st. (120 + 4 ch-2 corner sp)
Round 11: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 6 sts, tr in next 4 sts, *(2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, tr in next 4 sts, dc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 6 sts, tr in next 4 sts,* repeat from * to * two times; (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, tr in next 4 sts, dc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, sl st in first st. (136 + 4 ch-2 corner sp)
Round 12 – 13: Ch 3 (counts as first st), *dc in each st to next ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp,* repeat from * to * to end, sl st top of ch-3. (152 round 12, 168 round 13)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
With green yarn, (working in FLO from round 8) sl st to first unused front loop from round 8.
Row 1: (RS) Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st and in each st to end. Turn. (48)
Row 2: Repeat row 1.
Fasten off green.
Row 3: With tan yarn, with WS of brim facing, attach yarn to bottom edge of hat brim and sc around outside edge of brim.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
With green, ch 21.
Row 1: Hdc in second ch from hook and in each ch to end. Turn. (20)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st and in each st to end. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, hdc in next 8 sts, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 1 hdc in next 9 sts.
Fasten off green.
Row 4: (WS) With tan yarn, attach yarn to bottom corner edge and sc evenly around outside of crown.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Round 1: (RS) With brown, make MC, ch 1, 6 sc in MC. (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in each st. (12)
Leaving a long tail fasten off brown and switch to gold.
Round 3: *(Sc, picot, sc) in next st,* repeat from * to * to end. (12 petals)
Fasten off and weave in ends not left for sewing.
Eyes (make 2)
With black, make MC.
Round 1: (RS) Ch 3, 10 dc in MC, join with sl st in top of ch-3, tighten ring. (11)
Fasten off black, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Row 2: Join green in first st of round 1, sl st in next 5 sts.
Fasten off green.
Row 3: Join white in first st of round 1 (behind slip stitches of row 2), sl st in next 5 sts.
Fasten off white, leaving a long tail for embroidery of eye.
With long tail of white, embroider center of eye.
Weave in remaining ends not left for sewing.
With black, ch 5.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch. Turn. (4)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog x 2. Turn. (2)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st. Turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc2tog. (1)
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.
With tan, ch 24.
Row 1: Hdc in second ch from hook, hdc in next ch, *ch 1, sk next st, hdc in next 2 sts,* repeat from * to * to end. Turn. (16 sts + 7 ch-1 sps)
Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st and ch-1 sp to end. Turn. (23)
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in each st. Turn.
Fasten off tan leaving a long tail for sewing and switch to brown.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st.
Fasten off and weave in ends not left for sewing.
With brown, ch 50.
Fold chain in half and weave both ends of chain through open spaces of row 1 of neck piece. Sew folded end to edge of neck piece. Once tie is affixed, pull ends of tie in order to scrunch neck piece together. Tie ends into a bow. See photos below.
With long tails, sew eyes to face.
With long tail, sew nose to face below eyes.
With tails sew hat crown to top of hat.
With long tail, sew neck piece below face.
Sew edges of hat brim to front of square.
With a long length of black yarn embroider smile.
With long lengths of black yarn embroider eyebrows.
Weave in remaining ends.
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