Crochet Hypnotic Tiles Afghan Pattern

Crochet Hypnotic Tiles Afghan Pattern

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Crochet Hypnosis Afghan

Crochet Hypnosis Afghan

Hypnotic Tiles Afghan

Introducing the Crochet Hypnotic Tiles Afghan by me, Mikey of The Crochet Crowd. This is using Caron Cakes Yarn featuring the Red Velvet Colour.

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Free Pattern: Crochet Hypnotic Afghan

In my design today, there are layers within each of the squares that are in the afghan. The afghan is made up of 20 squares that are joined as you go and then with a final border around the edge.

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The pattern isn’t difficult but has a texture that includes layers of texture and with the colour transitions of this yarn, the afghan looks amazing.

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Mikey, aka Michael Sellick, of The Crochet Crowd, started this online journey back in 2008. A mere hobby in trying to reach out to others as he was mentally struggling with his own issues. His goal was simple, find others in the yarn communities, like him, that have a common interest.

The journey and main baby of the whole idea started with a YouTube Channel and then in 2011, an official website was developed. Michael is not only the face of The Crochet Crowd but also the working engine behind the crowd in self-taught programming, social media and so much more.

Enjoy the stitching journey. Life is short, enjoy this wonderful hobby and all of the learning opportunities that come with it.

31 thoughts on “Crochet Hypnotic Tiles Afghan Pattern”

  1. Sue McVicker says:

    No Blue Button

  2. Nicole says:

    No Blue Button

  3. janice says:

    hi
    can this Hypnotic Tiles square go on and on and on? i want to adapt the pattern for a baby blanket. i really dont like fiddling with joining and sewing in ends. i havent looked anywhere to see if it has been done. i will be using Bernat Softee Baby Stripes…Sand Pebbles Stripe so it should be nice and light and have the colour changes to hopefully add depth to the layering.

    1. Yes it can. I just stopped so I can have smaller squares.

  4. Cristina Johnson says:

    Do you think this would look good as a virus type blanket? In a side note, I couldn’t be making the things I do without your wonderful videos.

  5. Lynn Smith says:

    Is there a PDF of this pattern anywhere?

    1. Yes, there is a little button right below the title photo to download a pdf.

  6. Catherine Harris says:

    Hi Mikey…I just started this gorgeous afghan and completed my first square. My guage measures out correctly however, my entire square is all the same color. Does it matter if u pull the yarn from the inside or the outside? I bought the red velvet colorway.

  7. Jeri says:

    First I want to thank you for the pattern/ s and videos. On first square only do I finish off then attach the next square? Square 2 and on, do I then work to 12, do not fasten off and join? Thank you for your patience.

  8. Ellis says:

    I got my first square done and have tried and tried to get it straightened out but it is all wonky. I hate blocking stuff and 99% of the time don’t have to because I can just stretch it out but I am having a terrible problem with this one. Plus, I think blocking would take forever since it is join-as-you-go. Is there a special tip or hint you can give me to keep the square more square? Thanks in advance! I love the look of this blanket and this yarn is awesome!

  9. Lisa White says:

    Once a skein is almost finished, does it matter if you use it to start the next square, then just attach a new skein that starts with a different color? Or should you try to match the new color to the old skein?

    1. Just start the next ball as is. No doctoring required. This will help make the squares look differently from each other.

  10. Kathy Michaelidis says:

    Hi! Just started my border for the hypnotic tiles blanket and had just one question. The second row in the video is 2sc ch2 2sc in each corner but in the written part I believe it says 1sc ch2 1sc. Does it matter or does one work better? Thanks!
    Kathy

  11. Kathy Michaelidis says:

    Hi! Just started the border for my hypnotic tiles blanket and I had just one question. On the sc row is it 2sc chain2 2sc? Becausebin video it is but the written says 1sc chain2 1sc. Thanks!

  12. Judy McFarlane Leclair says:

    Challenge accepted, of course your video made it look easy and once I get going I will be able to remember the flow. I did try to get all the same dye lot of yarn today but was not successful. Does it really matter for the Caron cakes? The only way it might have worked was 2 balls each of 3 dye lots.?Michaels failed me today in getting all the same dye lot.

    1. On a project like this, I don’t think the dye lot will be a problem.

  13. JENNIFER says:

    If I use solid yarn do I need to do the join as you go or would I stitch them together after I habe the 20 squares made?

    1. You can certainly join using any method you prefer. As Mikey always says, “you are the artist”. 🙂

  14. Tammy Blue says:

    I absolutely am having so much fun making this afghan! I was lucky to find six skeins of Fairy Cake and I’m loving the squares in this color. Thanks so much for another beautiful pattern!

  15. Tarisgal says:

    This is beautiful, Mikey! I LOVE these colours and I’d love to do this. Unfortunately I haven’t found Caron Cakes in the UK. But I’ll try taking a cue from the colours here and see what I can do – after Christmas! Have a list of stuff to accomplish before my itchy fingers can start on this! 😉 Thank you for posting the tutorial – I just can’t get over the generousity of your site!

  16. Pam says:

    Love the tutorial and love the pattern. Your creativity is astounding. I can’t wait to start this one as a Christmas gift! Thanks again for your hard work and helping the crochet world become better at our craft!!!

  17. Lori S. says:

    Bang on Mikey! I just found another reason to try the C Cakes yarn. Your video was well done. I haven’t been a fan until I saw a blanket on FB and now this. Yippee! Road trip to Michael’s!!!

  18. Miriam says:

    I really love this! Do you think adding more squares (as long as I kept the 5×4 rows) to make it fit a queen size bed would work? Or would that throw it out of balance?

    1. Lori S. says:

      It would work wonderfully! Be sure to place your squares so you balance the color throughout the blanket. Post a pic of it on FaceBook if you are on the CC site. Have fun!

  19. Tal elad says:

    hi mikey, do you have a diagram for thjs amazing pattern?

    1. No I haven’t drawn one out for this. I’m sorry.

  20. Lynette says:

    This is beautiful and is added to my ever growing list of ‘must do’.

  21. Tammy says:

    You’re Bang on, I got a little confused with the joining part though, I will just rewind and watch it over (I watch a video completely before I work a project anyway) or maybe I will just keep going around until it’s as big as I want…lol.

  22. Christine Bye says:

    As always love your tutorials. Going to do this in Scarfie yarn instead.

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