Mini Jack-o-Lantern Square c2c Crochet Pattern

I’m excited to share with you my newest crochet pattern—it’s a mini jack-o’-lantern square! This adorable pattern uses the c2c crochet technique to create a spooktacular pumpkin design, perfect for Halloween. Whether you’re just starting out with crochet or you’re a crafty pro, you’ll find this pattern fun and easy to follow.

So grab your orange and black yarn, and let’s start hooking up some festive jack-o’-lantern squares together! They’re great for adding a touch of Halloween fun to any project. The free pattern is below.

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Free Mini c2c Crochet Pattern

This mini jack-o’-lantern square is perfect for all your Halloween projects! You can stitch these squares together to make a spooky blanket or a festive table runner for your Halloween party. They also make great decorations, like wall hangings or door greeters, to welcome trick-or-treaters.

Or, use them to create fun coasters for your Halloween bash. If you’re feeling extra creative, you could even sew them onto a trick-or-treat bag to collect candy in style. With these pumpkin squares, the possibilities for Halloween crafting are endless!

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 in black, orange, and green. I used Lion Brand Yarns 24/7 Cotton in black, tangerine, and grass.
  • 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 jack-o-lantern square measures 5 inches by 5 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

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 jack-o-lantern square following the picture graph or the written pattern.

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

Finishing

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

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Looking for more Free Crochet Patterns?

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

Let’s Connect!

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