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Cross C2C Square Easter Blanket Graphgan CAL Part 2

The Cross C2C Square is the 2nd free crochet square in the Easter Blanket Crochet a Long (CAL)!

Cross C2C Square Easter Blanket Graphgan Crochet a Long
Cross C2C Square

So simple and pretty made in just two colors! The Cross is a perfect addition to my Easter Blanket but would also be great as a wall hanging for your Easter decor!

Made with Caron Simply Soft yarn which gives it just the right touch of sheen and softness. The lovely pastel colors are perfect for spring.

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Cross C2C Square Easter Blanket Graphgan Crochet a Long

If you aren’t familiar with the crochet C2C technique I have several photo and video tutorials which will help you on your way to becoming a pro! Follow the links provided below to check out those tutorials:

Basic C2C (Corner to Corner) Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

C2C Basics: Guide to Changing Colors in C2C

C2C Basics: 5 Tips to Carrying Yarn Colors in C2C

C2C Basics: How to Read Graphs and Written Instructions Video Tutorial

If you missed the Butterfly C2C Square which is the first square in the series click on the link below to get the free pattern.

Butterfly C2C Square Easter Blanket Graphgan Crochet a Long (CAL)
Butterfly C2C Square the 1st square in the Easter Blanket CAL!

Sneak peak at next week’s square:

Easter Basket C2C Square Blanket Graphgan Crochet a Long (CAL) Part 2
Easter Basket C2C Square

If you would like to purchase the ad-free pdf of this pattern you can find it on Ravelry here. For one price you will get all 9 pattern pdfs for each individual square of the blanket as well as border instructions to finish! As each square is posted, the corresponding pdf will get added to Ravelry as they are released so if you purchase now each pdf will get added as we work through the blanket!

If you would like to join in the Crochet a Long head on over to the the Nana’s Crafty Home Crochet a Long Group! Join other crocheters as they make this blanket, ask questions and share photos of your work! Crocheting a long with others is so much fun!

Cross C2C Square 

Pattern written in US crochet terminology


Caron Simply Soft White 3 oz / 158 yds (w)

Caron Simply Soft — Soft Blue .8 oz / 42 yds (bl)

Size H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Tapestry needle


Approximate finished size:

Approximate finished size:  13.5” x 13.5”

Gauge:  6 blocks = 4”


w = white
bl = blue
WS = Wrong side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch

Notes about pattern:

Pattern is worked in Double Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C) Crochet technique.  Written row by row instructions follow with color pixel graph below.

bl: Blue  w: White  

Row 1: 1w
 Row 2: 2w  
Row 3: 3w  
Row 4: 4w  
Row 5: 5w  
Row 6: 6w  
Row 7: 7w  
Row 8: 8w  
Row 9: 9w  
Row 10: 10w  
Row 11: 1w, 3(bl), 7w  
Row 12: 8w, 2(bl), 2w  
Row 13: 2w, 3(bl), 8w  
Row 14: 8w, 3(bl), 3w  
Row 15: 3w, 4(bl), 8w  
Row 16: 3w, 3(bl), 2w, 3(bl), 5w  
Row 17: 6w, 3(bl), 2w, 2(bl), 4w  
Row 18: 4w, 3(bl), 1w, 3(bl), 7w  
Row 19: 8w, 6(bl), 5w  
Row 20: 5w, 6(bl), 9w  

Corner (begin decreasing)  

Row 21: 9w, 4(bl), 6w  
Row 22: 6w, 3(bl), 9w  
Row 23: 8w, 4(bl), 5w  
Row 24: 3w, 7(bl), 6w  
Row 25: 6w, 6(bl), 3w  
Row 26: 2w, 3(bl), 1w, 3(bl), 5w  
Row 27: 5w, 2(bl), 2w, 2(bl), 2w  
Row 28: 1w, 3(bl), 1w, 3(bl), 4w  
Row 29: 11w  
Row 30: 10w  
Row 31: 9w  
Row 32: 8w  
Row 33: 7w  
Row 34: 6w  
Row 35: 5w  
Row 36: 4w  
Row 37: 3w  
Row 38: 2w  
Row 39: 1w  

Once last row is worked, turn, ch 1, sc evenly around outside edge of square, working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner, sl st to top of 1st st.  Note:  each pixel square will have alternating 2 sc or 3 sc along the edge.  

Fasten off.  

Weave in ends.

Cross C2C Square Easter Blanket Graphgan Crochet a Long
Cross C2C Graph
Cross C2C Square Easter Blanket Graphgan Crochet a Long