Texas Longhorn Crochet Pattern C2C Square

I’m excited to share my latest crochet project with you—a C2C Longhorn Crochet Pattern! This pattern features a bold longhorn design that’s perfect for anyone who loves Western style or rustic decor.

Whether you’re making a cozy blanket, a statement pillow, or some unique wall art, this longhorn square will add a touch of the wild west to your projects.

You can also customize this square in your school colors to support longhorn mascots. So grab your yarn and hooks, and let’s start crocheting this awesome longhorn square together! The free pattern is below.

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lovable loops free c2c longhorn crochet pattern square in black and tan

Free Longhorn Crochet Pattern

This longhorn pattern is part of a fun collection of C2C squares I’m designing, and they’re all the same size. The pattern is easy to follow and great for both beginners and experienced crocheters.

PDF Version

View this pattern in my Etsy Shop: longhorn crochet pattern

C2C Video Tutorial

Need C2C help? I have a step by step C2C tutorial for my mini heart square on my YouTube channel.

Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size: G-6 4 mm
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn in black and tan. I used Lion Brand Yarns 24/7 Cotton in black and ecru. My square weighs 129 grams/4.5 ounces.
  • Yarn needle: Use this to weave in your ends.
  • Scissors: Use scissors to fasten off your yarn.
  • Stitch marker(s): Optional. Use these to help keep track of your stitches. 

Longhorn Crochet Pattern

Skill Level

Advanced beginners. This crochet square is made using the corner to corner C2C crochet method. It involves color changes.  

Finished Measurements

My longhorn square measures just over 13 inches by 13 inches.

Gauge

8 squares (ch 3 + 3 dc) = 4 inches

Crochet Terms

  • sc = single crochet
  • ch/chs = chain/chains
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch

C2C Crochet Technique

  • The pattern is made using the c2c technique of making “squares” back and forth in diagonal rows starting in the bottom right corner and ending in the top left corner.
  • Each square is made of a chain 3 + 3 double crochet.
  • Chain 6 to start a new row and chain 3 to start a new square.
  • You can follow the picture graph or the written pattern.
  • The written pattern tells you how many squares to make of each color and in what order.

Pattern Notes

  • The pattern is written in US terms. 
  • ↙ You are working on the “right side”.
  • ↗ You are working on the “wrong side”. 

Longhorn Crochet Pattern Instructions

Download the longhorn graph.

↙ Row 1: tan x 1 (1 square) 
↗ Row 2: tan x 2 (2 squares) 
↙ Row 3: tan x 3 (3 squares) 
↗ Row 4: tan x 4 (4 squares) 
↙ Row 5: tan x 5 (5 squares) 
↗ Row 6: tan x 6 (6 squares) 
↙ Row 7: tan x 7 (7 squares) 
↗ Row 8: tan x 8 (8 squares) 
↙ Row 9: tan x 9 (9 squares) 
↗ Row 10: tan x 10 (10 squares) 
↙ Row 11: tan x 11 (11 squares) 
↗ Row 12: tan x 12 (12 squares) 
↙ Row 13: tan x 13 (13 squares) 
↗ Row 14: tan x 14 (14 squares) 
↙ Row 15: tan x 10, black x 2, tan x 3 (15 squares) 
↗ Row 16: tan x 3, black x 3, tan x 10 (16 squares) 
↙ Row 17: tan x 2, black x 3, tan x 3, black x 6, tan x 3 (17 squares) 
↗ Row 18: tan x 4, black x 6, tan x 1, black x 6, tan x 1 (18 squares) 
↙ Row 19: tan x 1, black x 14, tan x 4 (19 squares) 
↗ Row 20: tan x 5, black x 14, tan x 1 (20 squares) 
↙ Row 21: tan x 1, black x 14, tan x 6 (21 squares) 
↗ Row 22: tan x 7, black x 10, tan x 2, black x 2, tan x 1 (22 squares) 
↙ Row 23: tan x 8, black x 8, tan x 7 (23 squares) 
↗ Row 24: tan x 8, black x 7, tan x 9 (24 squares) 
↙ Row 25: tan x 10, black x 7, tan x 8 (25 squares) 
Corner: Start decreasing on both ends 
↗ Row 26: tan x 8, black x 6, tan x 10 (24 squares) 
↙ Row 27: tan x 11, black x 4, tan x 8 (23 squares) 
↗ Row 28: tan x 8, black x 4, tan x 10 (22 squares) 
↙ Row 29: tan x 10, black x 4, tan x 7 (21 squares) 
↗ Row 30: tan x 6, black x 4, tan x 10 (20 squares) 
↙ Row 31: tan x 10, black x 3, tan x 6 (19 squares) 
↗ Row 32: tan x 5, black x 3, tan x 10 (18 squares) 
↙ Row 33: tan x 10, black x 3, tan x 4 (17 squares) 
↗ Row 34: tan x 4, black x 3, tan x 9 (16 squares) 
↙ Row 35: tan x 9, black x 3, tan x 3 (15 squares) 
↗ Row 36: tan x 3, black x 3, tan x 8 (14 squares) 
↙ Row 37: tan x 8, black x 3, tan x 2 (13 squares) 
↗ Row 38: tan x 2, black x 2, tan x 8 (12 squares) 
↙ Row 39: tan x 7, black x 2, tan x 2 (11 squares) 
↗ Row 40: tan x 1, black x 2, tan x 7 (10 squares) 
↙ Row 41: tan x 6, black x 2, tan x 1 (9 squares) 
↗ Row 42: tan x 1, black x 2, tan x 5 (8 squares) 
↙ Row 43: tan x 5, black x 1, tan x 1 (7 squares) 
↗ Row 44: tan x 1, black x 1, tan x 4 (6 squares) 
↙ Row 45: tan x 5 (5 squares) 
↗ Row 46: tan x 4 (4 squares) 
↙ Row 47: tan x 3 (3 squares) 
↗ Row 48: tan x 2 (2 squares) 
↙ Row 49: tan x 1 (1 square) 

Optional Border

Make 2 sc in each square along the sides and in each corner square make (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc).

Finishing

Fasten off and then weave in all of your ends. Block if desired.

lovable loops free c2c longhorn crochet pattern square in black and tan

C2C Crochet Patterns

You can use these C2C squares individually for small projects like wall hangings or placemats, or mix and match them for larger crochet projects like blankets, pillows, table runners, or tote bags. The possibilities are endless!

Squares: monstera leaf, cat, daisy, “Take a Hike“, flamingo, “Chill Here“, ice cream cone, watermelon, sunglasses, cactus, palm tree, retro VW bus, popsicle, pineapple, mermaid, turtle

Looking for more Free Crochet Patterns?

You may also like my monstera leaf blanket, unicorn blanket, cactus wall hanging, and neon hearts bag.

Let’s Connect!

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