Baroque Triumph Floral Square – Free Crochet Pattern

The crochet Baroque Triumph Floral Square is a beautiful and elegant afghan block, featuring a combination of popcorn stitches, tridimensional elements, and a delicate lace motif.

Baroque Triumph Floral Square - Free Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

This crochet floral square makes the perfect addition to your crochet sampler blanket.

But you can also use this free pattern to make pillowcases, wall hangings, or any other projects using crochet squares!

Baroque Triumph Floral Square - Free Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

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Bouquet of Flowers Afghan CAL

The pattern of the Baroque Triumph Floral Square is part of the Bouquet of Flowers Afghan CAL, hosted and organized by Helen over at Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The Bouquet of Flowers CAL is a super fun Crochet ALong all about Spring, flowers, and granny squares. And it’s completely free!

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During this blanket CAL, you will get 20 beautiful floral squares, each designed by a different crochet blogger/designer.

Patterns will be released three times per week, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting on February 28th, 2022 until April 15th, 2022.

If you don’t want to wait and want to get all the patterns at once, you can do so by purchasing the Bouquet of Flowers bundle.

Get all the patterns of the Bouquet of Flowers CAL all in one printable PDF bundle at a very discounted price!

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Visit Helen’s round-up post HERE to find out all about the CAL. And don’t forget to grab the special coupon code you’ll need to claim your patterns on Ravelry!

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From April 13th, 2022, until the end of the CAL, you’ll be able to add the pattern of the Baroque Triumph Floral Square to your Ravelry library for free.

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Printable PDF Pattern (with Step-by-Step Photos)

The pattern of the Baroque Triumph Floral Square is available as a printable PDF file in my Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Etsy shops!

The PDF pattern comes with step-by-step photos for each round of the pattern.

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Materials

  • 4.0-mm (G/6 US, 8 UK) Crochet Hook
  • DK (3, Light) Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle

Yarn & Yardage

I used about 130 yds (119 m) of Paintbox Yarns Simply DK in the following colors:

For the square in one single color:

For the multi-colored square:

Feel free to use any yarn that meets gauge.

Abbreviations (US Terms)

Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Inv-V – Inverted V Stitch
MC Magic Circle
Picot – Picot Stitch
PopcornPopcorn Stitch
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Sp – Space
St – Stitch
Tr – Treble Crochet
V-St – V-Stitch
Yo – Yarn over

Special Stitches

Inverted V Stitch (Inv-V)
Yo, insert hook into same st as the last one, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook. Yo, sk 1, insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook. Finally, yo, and pull through all 3 remaining loops.

Magic Circle (MC)
Find a step-by-step photo tutorial on how to crochet the magic circle HERE.

Picot Stitch (Picot)
Ch 3, sl st in back bump of first-made ch.

Popcorn Stitch (Popcorn)
Learn how to crochet the popcorn stitch HERE.

Pattern Notes

  • If the pattern says “hdc 2”, it means that you need to crochet 1 hdc into each of next 2 sts.
  • (…) – Repeat the instruction within brackets for the indicated number of times.
  • *… Repeat the instructions from * for the indicated number of times.
  • […] – Crochet the instructions within brackets into the same indicated st.
  • The stitch count is indicated within brackets at the end of each round’s instructions.

Size

10″ (25.4 cm)

Gauge

2 dc rounds in 2″ (5 cm)

Baroque Triumph Floral Square - Solid Color - Raffamusa Designs

Baroque Triumph Floral Square – Free Crochet Pattern

Note. The pattern does not indicate a specific color scheme. Feel free to crochet the square in one solid color or change colors as you prefer.

For step-by-step photos for each round of the square, please, check the PDF pattern HERE!

Make a MC.

Round 1

Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc 14 in MC. Join with a sl st into first dc. (14 sts)

Round 2

Ch 6 (counts as 1 dc and a ch-3 sp), (sk 1, dc 1, ch 3) 6 times. Leave last st unworked, sl st into third-made ch to join. (7 dc, 7 ch-3 sps)

Round 3

Ch 1, sl st around the post of first dc (initial ch-3 of previous round), (ch 3, sl st around the post of next dc) 6 times, ch 3, sl st into first sl st to join. (7 sl sts, 7 ch-3 sps)

Only if you are going to crochet the petals (round 4) in a different color than rounds 1-3 and 5, you can crochet round 5 first!

Then, for the petals (round 4), join yarn in any ch-3 sp from round 3, and follow the pattern as written below. Otherwise, follow the pattern as written.

Baroque Triumph Floral Square - Multi Colors - Raffamusa Designs

Round 4

Ch 1, sl st into first ch-3 sp from round 3. Ch 1 (does not count as a st), [Sc 1, hdc 1, dc 1, tr 1, picot 1, tr 1, dc 1, hdc 1, sc 1] in each ch-3 sp from round 3. Sl st into first sc to join. (7 petals)

Round 5

Ch 1, sl sl into first ch-3 sp from round 2. Ch 2, dc 5 in each ch-3 sp from round 2 all around. Sl st into first dc to join. (35 dc)

Round 6

Ch 2, *dc 2, sc 1 in picot from the first petal, sk 1 st on round 5, dc 2, popcorn 1 in next sp between sts, ch 1. Repeat from * 7 times. Sl st into the first dc to join. (28 dc, 7 sc, 7 popcorns)

Round 7

Ch 2, sk 1, dc 1 (counts as first inv-V). Ch 3, (inv-V 1, ch 3) all around. Sl st into first dc (top of first inv V) to join. (21 inv-Vs, 21 ch-3 sps)

Round 8

Ch 1, sl sl into first ch-3 sp. Ch 2 (does not count as a st), [(popcorn 1, ch 1) 3 times] in current ch-3 sp, *sc 1 in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc 1 in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, [(popcorn 1, ch 1) 3 times] in next ch-3 sp. Repeat from * 6 times. Sc 1 in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc 1 in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sl st into first popcorn to join. (7 groups of 3 popcorn/ch-1 sp, 14 sc, 7 ch-3 sps)

Round 9

Ch 1, *[sc 2] in each of next 4 ch-1 sps. Working in the corresponding ch-3 sp from round 7, [sc 1, hdc 1, dc 1, tr 1, picot 1]. In next ch-3 sp from round 7, [tr 1, dc 1, hdc 1, sc 1]. sl st to join. Repeat from * 7 times. Sl st into first sc to join. (56 sc, 7 petals)

Round 10

Ch 1, *sc 8, [dc 4] in next ch-3 sp from round 8 (behind the petal). Repeat from * 7 times. Sl st into first sc to join. (84 sts)

Round 11

Ch 2, sk 1, dc 1 (counts as first inv-V). Ch 3, (inv-V 1, ch 3) twice, inv-V 1 (the inv-V should end in the first dc of the dc-4 group from round 10), ch 1, sc 1 in picot from corresponding petal on round 9, ch 1. *(Inv-V 1, ch 3) 3 times (the first inv-V should start in first sc of next 8 sc from round 10), inv-V 1, ch 1, sc 1 into picot from corresponding petal, ch 1. Repeat * 6 times. Sl st into first dc (top of first inv-V) to join. (28 inv-Vs, 21 ch-3 sps, 7 ch-sc-ch groups)

Round 12

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sl st into first ch-3 sp. *[Hdc 4] in first ch-3 sp, [sc 4] in next ch-3 sp, [hdc 4] in next ch-3 sp, [dc 4] in next sc. Repeat from * 7 times. Sl st into first hdc to join. (56 hdc, 28 sc, 28 dc)

Round 13

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc 4, hdc 4, *sk 4, tr 1, ch 2, ([tr 1, ch 2] twice in next st) twice, tr 1, sk 4, hdc 4, sc 8, hdc 4. Repeat from * 3 times. Sk 4, tr 1, ch 2, ([tr 1, ch 2] twice in next st) twice, tr 1, sk 4, hdc 4, sc 4. Sl st into first sc to join. (8 sc, 8 hdc on each side; 6 tr, 5 ch-2 sps at the corners)

Round 14

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), hdc 5, dc 3, sk next tr. *Corner: (in next ch-2 sp, [popcorn 1, ch 2] twice, popcorn 1 in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) twice. [Popcorn 1, ch 2, popcorn 1] in next ch-2 sp, ch 1. Side: sk next tr, dc 3, hdc 10, dc 3. Repeat from * 3 times. Work one more corner, sk next tr, dc 3, hdc 5. Sl st into first hdc to join. (10 hdc, 6 dc on each side; 8 popcorns, 7 ch-2 sps, 1 ch-1 sp at the corners)

Round 15

Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc 8, *[dc 2] in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, [dc 3, ch 2, dc 3] in next ch-2 sp, [dc 2] in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-1 sp, dc 16. Repeat from * 3 times. [Dc 2] in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, [dc 3, ch 2, dc 3] in next ch-2 sp, [dc 2] in each of next 3 ch-2 sps, sk next ch-1 sp, dc 8. Sl st into first dc to join. (34 dc on each side; 1 ch-2 sp at each corner)

Round 16

Ch 1 (does not count as a st), hdc all around. At each ch-2 corner, [hdc 2, ch 1, hdc 2]. Sl st into the first hdc to join. (38 hdc on each side; 1 ch-1 sp at each corner)

Fasten off and weave in all your ends.

Well done your crochet Baroque Triumph Floral Square is ready!

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3 thoughts on “Baroque Triumph Floral Square – Free Crochet Pattern”

    • Hi Karen,
      I’m sorry but the CAL hosted by Helen is over, so the PDF pattern is not available for free anymore.
      I’ll update this page right now…
      Best,
      Raffaella

      Reply

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