If you have searched for crochet patterns, there is no double you have seen C2C. C2C stands for corner to corner crochet. It is a fun technique that is addictive. And it is becoming one of the most popular types of patterns to work on.
What is C2C – Corner to Corner Crochet?
Corner to corner crochet is a technique that works a pattern from one corner to the opposite corner. The rows are made diagonally by making small blocks.
Each row is increased by one square. Once you get to your desired width, you will begin decreasing each row by one square until you reach the opposite corner.
Crochet Patterns that Use Corner to Corner?
Corner to corner crochet patterns are worked flat. This makes the technique ideal for making blankets. However, it can be used in other types of patterns as well.
The most common patterns that use corner to corner crochet are:
Are you ready to learn the basic corner to corner crochet technique using the double crochet stitch? Then let’s get started. The first thing you will want to do is gather your supplies. You will need:
- Co-ordinating Crochet Hook
Written C2C Crochet Tutorial:
Below, you will learn how to do corner to corner crochet using the double crochet stitch. You can also use other types of stitches.
1. Make a slip knot.
2. Chain 6.
3. Add a double crochet into the last 3 chains.
4. Chain 6
5. Add a double crochet into the last 4th, 5th, and 6th chains from the hook.
6. Add a slip stitch into the chain 3 space created in the first block.
7. Chain 3.
8. Add 3 double crochets into the chain space created by the first skip three chins on the first block. This finishes the third block and row 2.
9. Start the next row by chaining 6.
10. Add a double crochet into the last 4th, 5th, and 6th chains from the hook.
11. Add a slip stitch into the chain 3 space in the first block next to the block you just created.
12. Chain 3.
13. Add 3 double crochets into the chain space
14. Repeat steps 11, 12, and 13 until you reach the end. At the end of the row chain 6 instead of 3.
15. Repeat steps 10-14 until you reach your desired size.
Tip: When first learning corner to corner crochet. Practice on small swatches. Once you get the basics down, learn how to change colours. There are many different ways you can do that. Check out some videos, practice, and see which way works best for you.
10 Corner to Corner Crochet Patterns
Once you have practiced the corner to corner technique, it is time to get started on a pattern. Below you will find 25 patterns that use the fun and addictive technique.
1. C2C Sweetheart Pillow Cover Crochet Pattern by TundraKnits
If you are new to corner to corner crochet, give this pillow pattern a try. It is a simple design that only uses 2 colours.
The pattern works up quickly and only has a few ends to tuck in. There are simple step-by-step instructions. It will make a cover for an 18 inch (45.72 cm) x 18 inch (45.72 cm) pillow.
2. Crochet Corner to Corner Silt Blanket Pattern by Maria’s Blue Crayon
Practice the corner to corner crochet technique with this free blanket pattern. Not only will you improve your skills, but you will also make a beautiful blanket in the process. This C2C blanket has a lot of texture and is very easy to make.
3. Bear on the Moon Baby C2C Crochet Pattern by C2CPatternShop
Start on this baby blanket now and have it ready for the next baby shower you are invited to. You can make it using blue, pink, yellow, or brown yarn for the bear.
This corner to corner crochet pattern is 60 x 70 squares. When finished, it will measure approximately 48 inches (121.92 cm) x 56 (142.24 cm) inches.
4. Cat Scarf C2C Crochet Pattern by CrochetCouch
Make this cute cat scarf using corner to corner crochet. It will keep you warm during the winter months. You can use the black and grey colour combination or use your favourite colour combination.
To make the crochet scarf pattern you will need medium worsted weight #4 yarn, a size H crochet hook, a yarn needle, and yarn bobbins. When finished, the scarf will measure about 9 inches (22.86 cm) wide x 60 inches (152.4 cm) long.
5. The C2C Slant Beanie Crochet Pattern by YawnsandYarn
Corner to corner crochet is not only for flat projects, but you can also use it to make this adorable beanie. This pattern requires knowledge of the C2C stitch and scblo stitch.
To make this colourful hat, you will need a 6 mm (or smaller) crochet hook, worsted weight yarn (medium – 4), a tapestry needle, and a pompom.
6. Zoodiacs Afghan Crochet Corner to Corner Pattern from One Dog Woof
Are you searching for a free corner to corner crochet pattern? Here is baby blanket that combine zoo animals and zodiac signs.
You can create the blanket as pictured or mix and match the blocks to make a unique blanket. You can even make the blanket bigger or smaller by adding or removing blocks.
To complete this free Zoodiacs pattern you will need to know slip stitch, chain stitch, single crochet and double crochet.
You can also check out these cute and colorful Crochet Animal Blanket Patterns.
7. Four Friends Corner to Corner Crochet Pattern by PartyPie
The Four Friends corner to corner crochet pattern would make an adorable blanket for a child. They will absolutely love it. It is an advanced level pattern.
This is a graph only. There are no written row-by-row instructions. You can also use the graph for knitting, cross stitching, plastic canvas, and other projects.
8. Cat Pillow Cover C2C Crochet Pattern by C2CPatternShop
How cute is this kitty cat pillow cover? Use pink to make a girly pillow, or blue for a boy. The completed cover will measure close to 28 inches (71.12 cm) x 28 inches (71.12 cm). It is 35 blocks wide x 35 blocks tall.
9. Penguin Scarf Corner to Corner Crochet Pattern by CrochetCouch
Make this adorable penguin scarf to stay warm and toasty this winter. Instead of using the blue colour combination, you can use your favourite colour instead.
To complete this pattern, you will need worsted weight #4 yarn, a 5 mm (H hook), a yarn needle, and yarn bobbins. Completed, the scarf will measure close to 12 inches (30.48 cm) wide x 100 inches (254 cm) long.
10. Snowflake Scarf C2C Crochet Pattern by CrochetCouch
Make this adorable snowflake scarf with pockets using the corner to corner crochet method. You can use the pockets to keep your hands warm. Or you can leave the pockets off for a more traditional scarf.
This would be a fun pattern to work on. When finished, the traditional scarf will measure 9 inches (22.86 cm) x 76 inches (193.04 cm). If you choose to add the pockets, it will measure 9 inches (22.86 cm) x 56 inches (142.24 cm).
If you love snowflakes so much then be sure to check our list of crochet snowflake patterns.
11. Crochet Corner to Corner Diamond Blanket Pattern by EClaireMakery
If you have already worked a couple corner to corner crochet patterns, give this blanket a try. The C2C colour changes create an interesting, beautiful diamond pattern.
Completed, the lapghan will measure about 36 inches (91.44 cm) x 48 inches (121.92 cm). The pattern is 8 pages long and includes a colour graph and written line-by-line instructions.
12. Deer Pillow C2C Crochet Pattern by CraigCRochet
Is your home decorated in rustic country decor? Then, this pillow would make a wonderful addition. The digital PDF download includes the corner to corner crochet pattern and a diagram.
13. Herringbone Blanket Corner to Corner Crochet Pattern by LivingTheCraftLife
Make this lovely lap-sized blanket using your favourite colour combination. Or make one with neutral colours for a housewarming gift. The Herringbone design uses 4 main colours against a white background.
Finished, the blanket will measure approximately 38 inches (96.52 cm) x 48 inches (121.92 cm) using Caron Simply Soft Yarns. If you use another worsted weight yarn, it will be about 45 inches (114.3 cm) x 58 inches (147.32 cm).
14. C2C Crochet Christmas Bulb by Make & Do Crew
Make a pillow cover using one square or crochet several squares using different colours to create an afghan.
This free corner to corner crochet pattern works up quickly using only 3 colours of yarn. When complete, the square will measure about 15 inches (38.1 cm) x 15 inches (38.1 cm).
15. C2C Wonky Heart Pocket Scarf Crochet Pattern by tldotcrochet
The corner to corner crochet Wonky Heart One Piece Pocket Scarf is a quick project. The pockets are made at the same time as the scarf.
You do not need to know how to read a graph to make this C2C pattern. But one is included. Finished, the scarf will measure about 17 inches (43.18 cm) wide. The length can be customised.
16. Hearts Scarf Corner to Corner Crochet Pattern by CrochetCouch
Here is a scarf that would make the ideal Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day gift. It is a C2C beginner-friendly pattern. The corner to corner crochet pattern includes a graph and word chart.
You will get both the red, white and pink scarf as well as a multicoloured scarf. Completed, the scarf will measure about 9 inches (22.86 cm) x 79 inches (200.66 cm). The pattern is 11 blocks wide x 99 blocks long.
17. Dk C2C Jumper Pattern by YarnFamily
Make yourself a cute and colourful jumper using the corner to corner crochet technique. This is a fun pattern that gives you the ability to make a sweater using your favourite colours.
This is an intermediate corner to corner crochet pattern. It contains individual numbered charts for every size.
18. Starry Sky Crochet Graph Cross Stitch by PartyPie
To make the Starry Sky throw you can use various techniques such as corner to corner crochet, mini corner to corner crochet, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, Tunisian simple stitch, and bobble stitch.
The graph is 80 squares wide by 100 squares high and uses 7 colours. There are no written instructions.
19. Spearmint Stars C2C Crocheted Cowl With a Twist by Crochet 24/7
If you are looking for a quick project you can finish in a weekend, check out this free corner to corner crochet cowl pattern.
To make the cowl you will need yarn and a 9 mm crochet hook. The pattern includes both US and UK terms.
20. C2C Crochet Fisherman Blanket Pattern by C2CPatternShop
Do you know someone that lives to fish? Then this would make a great gift idea. It would also make a great throw to use in a cabin.
This C2C crochet pattern is 93 x 120 squares. When finished, the blanket will measure approximately 70 inches (177.8 cm) x 90 inches (228.6 cm).
21. Corner to Corner Crochet Easter Blanket Pattern by MakeAndDoCrew
Here is a cute blanket that can be used to decorate for Easter or given as a baby shower gift. This corner to corner crochet bunny blanket will quickly become your favourite go to C2C pattern.
The colours of the plaid pattern are easily customisable. You can even make the bunny a soild colour. Included are instructions for 2 sizes: small 36 inch (91.44 cm) x 36 inch (91.44 cm) and large 52 inch (132.08 cm) x 52 inch (132.08 cm).
22. Tic Tac Toe Game C2C Crochet Pattern by CrochetCouch
Put your new corner to corner crochet skills to use and make this awesome tic tac toe game. Included in the pattern are the game pieces as well as the board that doubles as a carrying bag.
When finished, the board will measure 20 (50.8 cm) inches x 20 inches (50.8 cm). It is 25 blocks wide x 50 blocks tall. It is folded and sewed up the sides to make the bag.
23. The C2C Block Rockin’ Poncho Pattern by Dora Does
The C2C Block Rocking Poncho is an enjoyable pattern suitable for confident/adventurous beginners. The Poncho is worked seamlessly in one piece. Gauge is not essential.
More fashionable Crochet Poncho Patterns here.
24. C2C Acorn Button Wrap Crochet Pattern by GrayDayCrochetShop
You can wear this piece as a shrug, a poncho, a wrap, or a caplet. This convertible accessory is perfect for bundling up and keeping off the chill.
It is worked using the corner-to-corner crochet technique. There are buttonholes on each side so that you can wear it many different ways. The pattern includes 3 sizes.
25. C2C Crochet Rainbow Heart Pillow Pattern by NinjaBunnyCrochet
This corner to corner crochet pillow cover will fit a 14 inch (35.56 cm) pillow form. You can make it with a solid back panel or have hearts on both sides. You can also sew the panels together to make a blanket. The pattern includes a colour chart and video tutorial.
Also see: Crochet Heart Pillow Pattern
Frequently Asked Questions About C2C Crochet
What does C2C stand for in crochet?
C2C stands for Corner-to-Corner in crochet. C2C is a popular crochet technique that involves crocheting squares diagonally from one corner of a project to the other. The C2C technique can be used to make a wide variety of projects, from small dishcloths to large blankets.
What are some popular projects to make using C2C crochet?
C2C crochet is a versatile technique that can be used to create a wide variety of projects. Some popular projects include blankets, pillows, scarves, dishcloths, bags, wall hangings, and place mats.
Is C2C crochet hard?
The difficulty of C2C crochet will depend on the individual’s experience level. For someone new to crochet, C2C crochet may be a little confusing. But for someone familiar with basic crochet techniques, C2C is a relatively simple technique that can easily be mastered.
Do C2C crochet projects work up quickly?
Since most C2C crochet projects use double crochets, the patterns can work up quickly. The speed at which a C2C crochet project can be completed will depend on the size of the project, the complexity of the design, and the crocheter’s skill level.
Small projects such as pillows can be completed in a weekend. While large projects such as afghans can take several weeks to months to complete.
Do I have to add a border to a C2C blanket?
It is not necessary to add a border to a C2C blanket. Some people prefer to leave the edges as is, while others add a border to create a more finished look. Adding a border to a C2C blanket can also help to stabilise the edges and make them look more uniform. A border can also be a way to add a pop of colour to the blanket.
Is a C2C blanket reversible?
Yes, a C2C blanket is reversible. However, the design on the back will be the mirror image of the front. For patterns such as chevron, the back may look similar or identical to the front. However, for more intricate pixelated designs, the back will typically look different from the front.
How do you read a C2C crochet chart?
A C2C crochet chart is a grid of squares that are referred to as tiles. The tiles are usually worked from the bottom-right corner to the upper-left corner. The tiles are worked diagonally back and forth through the rows.
Are you ready to get addicted to crochet all over again? Then you must try corner to corner crochet.
Have you seen an amazing C2C crochet pattern that you have been wanting to try, but have been putting it off? Do not wait any longer. Start practicing the corner to corner crochet technique now.