Mini American Flag Square c2c Crochet Pattern

Hey crochet friends! I’m thrilled to share my latest project with you all—my mini American flag square crochet pattern! This fun pattern is made with the c2c crochet method to create a vibrant American flag design. It’s perfect for anyone who loves to show their patriotism through their crafts.

This pattern is super easy to follow, making it great for both beginners and seasoned crocheters. So grab your red, white, and blue yarn, and let’s get started on crocheting these patriotic squares together! The free pattern is below.

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Lovable Loops free Mini American Flag Square c2c Crochet Pattern

Free Mini c2c Crochet Pattern

These mini American flag squares are versatile and fun to use in all sorts of crochet projects. If you’re into making unique clothing, these squares can be incorporated into the design of hats and scarves.

You can also use these squares for smaller projects like coasters, wall hangings, or even as a fun addition to a patchwork-style garment. The possibilities are endless, and it’s all about letting your creativity flow.

Crochet Bag Pattern

If you want to use your mini squares to create a bag, follow the instructions from these designs: Heart Patch bag (10 squares) Cactus bag (13 squares) Neon Hearts bag (15 squares) or my Cherry bag (17 squares).

PDF Version

COMING SOON. This easy mini c2c crochet pattern is also available as an ad-free PDF in my Etsy Shop.

c2c Video Tutorial

I have a corner to corner (c2c) video tutorial on my YouTube channel to help you get started if you are new to this crochet method. 

Note: In the tutorial I chain 5 for a new row and chain 2 for a new square. I no longer do that. I prefer to chain 6 for a new row and chain 3 for a new square.

Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size: G-6 4 mm
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn. I used Lion Brand Yarns 24/7 Cotton in white, red, and navy.
  • 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. 

Mini c2c Crochet Pattern

Skill Level

Advanced beginners. This mini square is made using the corner to corner (c2c) stitch pattern method. It involves color changes.  

Finished Measurements

My mini American flag square measures 5 inches by 5 inches.

Gauge

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

Crochet Terms

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

Corner to Corner (c2c) 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”. 

Pattern Instructions

Crochet the flag square following the picture graph or the written pattern.

↙ Row 1: red x 1 (1 square) 
↗ Row 2: red x 1, white x 1 (2 squares) 
↙ Row 3: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1 (3 squares) 
↗ Row 4: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1 (4 squares) 
↙ Row 5: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1 (5 squares) 
↗ Row 6: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1 (6 squares) 
↙ Row 7: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1 (7 squares) 
↗ Row 8: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1 (8 squares) 
↙ Row 9: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1 (9 squares) 
Corner: Start decreasing on both ends 
↗ Row 10: white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1 (8 squares) 
↙ Row 11: red x 1, white x 1, red x 1, blue x 1, red x 1, white x 1, red x 1 (7 squares) 
↗ Row 12: white x 1, red x 1, blue x 2, white x 1, red x 1 (6 squares) 
↙ Row 13: red x 1, blue x 3, red x 1 (5 squares) 
↗ Row 14: blue x 4 (4 squares) 
↙ Row 15: blue x 3 (3 squares) 
↗ Row 16: blue x 2 (2 squares) 
↙ Row 17: blue x 1 (1 square) 

Border

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

Adding the Stars

I didn’t add any stars but if you want to, I think white puff paint dots, gluing tiny felt stars, or just sewing them with some extra scrap white yarn are great options.

Finishing

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

Lovable Loops free Mini American Flag Square c2c Crochet Pattern

Looking for more Free Crochet Patterns?

Are you ready to start your next project? You may also like these mini square patterns: turtle, heart, tree, Frankenstein, pencil, tooth, paw print, apple worm, cactus, music note, peace sign, dog, and mushroom.

Let’s Connect!

I’d love to hear from you. You can find me on social media- InstagramFacebookPinterest, and my YouTube channel. Until then, happy crocheting!

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