Cathedral Window 12" Square

February 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.5 mm (I)
85 - 90 yards (78 - 82 m)
12" Square
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This fun free 12″ square crochet pattern can be made in a variety of color combinations. It is reminiscent of a cathedral window and the colors used can accent that look if you choose. This square also looks great when made in a single color. The Cathedral Window 12″ crochet square is an easy pattern to work up and would look great in an afghan.

Pattern is free online only, a printable, advertising free, pdf is available, through this link, for $2.

Vanna’s Choice Worsted Weight 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m). Approx 85 yards in your choice of colors.

5.5mm (I) hook or hook needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle


12″ square

3 ¼ inches after round 2, 5 ¼ inches after round 4

ch(s) – chain(s), sl st – slip stitch, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, st(s) – stitch(es),


  • Square is completed in joined rounds

    Ch 3 is considered first dc- to join rounds that begin with ch 3, sl st into the top of the ch-3.

    Ch 1 is not considered first sc- to join rounds that begin with ch 1, sl st into the first sc, skipping over the ch-1 to join

    Ch 2 is considered first st- to join rounds that begin with ch 2, sl st into top of the ch-2.

    Be sure not to make your chains too tight.