# Monstera Leaf Crochet Square Free Colorwork Pattern

A Fun colorwork project featuring the Monstera Crochet Square. I am what you would call a want-to-be plant lady. I love the look of plants for home decor, but I tend to not be the best plant mom. So a crochet monstera leaf is one that I can keep alive.

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## Monstera Crochet Square Pattern Supplies

**Crochet Hook:**

6.0mm (J hook), or hook to obtain gauge

**Notions:**

Removable stitch markers if needed

Yarn needle to weave in ends

Scissors

**Yarn:**

Red Heart With Love or any other worsted weight yarn

White (Color A)

Lettuce (Color B)

If the gauge is met, other yarns of the same weight can be substituted:

Red Heart Comfort

Bernat Super Value

Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice

Premier Yarns Everyday Worsted

Caron One Pound

**Yardage:**

Approx. 145 Yards (133 meters)

**Abbreviations/Stitches:**

blo - back loop only

ch- Chain

RS- Right Side

sc- Single Crochet

sl st- Slip Stitch

sts- Stitches

WS- Wrong Side

**Gauge:**

14.5 sc sts and 14.5 rows = 4” [10 cm] sc with J-hook

**Skill Level:**

Easy/Advanced Beginner

**Size:**

12 inches (31 cm) wide and tall

## Monstera Chart Instructions

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## Monstera Crochet Square Pattern Notes

- The stitches for the color portion of this pattern are all done in single crochet. Each color is represented by a letter. Color A is white and Color B is green. Example (A) x 7 = single crochet 7 stitches with color A (white)
- After the end of each row turn. It is not necessary to chain 1 at the beginning of each row, simply work right into the first st.
- Since there is a wrong side and a right side to the square, I used a combination of intarsia and carrying yarn across the back for the color work. Experiment and see what works best for you.
- Please visit https://brianakdesigns.com/ways-to-colorwork-in-crochet/ for a full tutorial on colorwork as well as a FREE Sheep Yarn Bobbin Printable to assist you with this project. No one loves tangles.

## Monstera Leaf Crochet Square Written Instructions

To begin: With Color A, chain 39 and start the first row in the first chain from hook.

← Row 1 [RS]: (A) x 39

→ Row 2 [WS]: (A) x 7, (B) x 2, (A) x 30

← Row 3 [RS]: (A) x 13, (B) x 6, (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 7, (B) x 2, (A) x 7

→ Row 4 [WS]: (A) x 7, (B) x 2, (A) x 5, (B) x 4, (A) x 1, (B) x 9, (A) x 11

← Row 5 [RS]: (A) x 10, (B) x 16, (A) x 4, (B) x 2, (A) x 7

→ Row 6 [WS]: (A) x 7, (B) x 3, (A) x 2, (B) x 11, (A) x 6, (B) x 1, (A) x 9

← Row 7 [RS]: (A) x 11, (B) x 4, (A) x 1, (B) x 11, (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 8

→ Row 8 [WS]: (A) x 8, (B) x 10, (A) x 2, (B) x 11, (A) x 8

← Row 9 [RS]: (A) x 7, (B) x 12, (A) x 4, (B) x 11, (A) x 5

→ Row 10 [WS]: (A) x 4, (B) x 12, (A) x 2, (B) x 15, (A) x 6

← Row 11 [RS]: (A) x 5, (B) x 29, (A) x 5

→ Row 12 [WS]: (A) x 3, (B) x 18, (A) x 10, (B) x 3, (A) x 5

← Row 13 [RS]: (A) x 4, (B) x 2, (A) x 14, (B) x 17, (A) x 2

→ Row 14 [WS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 16, (A) x 7, (B) x 8, (A) x 6

← Row 15 [RS]: (A) x 4, (B) x 13, (A) x 3, (B) x 17, (A) x 2

→ Row 16 [WS]: (A) x 1, (B) x 7, (A) x 3, (B) x 25, (A) x 3

← Row 17 [RS]: (A) x 3, (B) x 25, (A) x 3, (B) x 7, (A) x 1

→ Row 18 [WS]: (A) x 1, (B) x 6, (A) x 4, (B) x 14, (A) x 4, (B) x 7, (A) x 3

← Row 19 [RS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 5, (A) x 8, (B) x 14, (A) x 3, (B) x 6, (A) x 1

→ Row 20 [WS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 15, (A) x 10, (B) x 3, (A) x 2

← Row 21 [RS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 1, (A) x 1, (B) x 8, (A) x 2, (B) x 16, (A) x 3, (B) x 4, (A) x 2

→ Row 22 [WS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 21, (A) x 3

← Row 23 [RS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 22, (A) x 3, (B) x 5, (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 3

→ Row 24 [WS]: (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 1, (B) x 5, (A) x 3, (B) x 22, (A) x 2

← Row 25 [RS]: (A) x 1, (B) x 9, (A) x 2, (B) x 7, (A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 5, (A) x 1, (B) x 3, (A) x 3

→ Row 26 [WS]: (A) x 4, (B) x 2, (A) x 1, (B) x 5, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 6, (A) x 4, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 1

← Row 27 [RS]: (A) x 1, (B) x 1, (A) x 4, (B) x 12, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 3, (B) x 5, (A) x 1, (B) x 1, (A) x 5

→ Row 28 [WS]: (A) x 7, (B) x 5, (A) x 3, (B) x 3, (A) x 2, (B) x 15, (A) x 4

← Row 29 [RS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 17, (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 5, (A) x 7

→ Row 30 [WS]: (A) x 8, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 17, (A) x 2

← Row 31 [RS]: (A) x 2, (B) x 2, (A) x 3, (B) x 12, (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 8

→ Row 32 [WS]: (A) x 9, (B) x 3, (A) x 2, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 6, (A) x 1, (B) x 8, (A) x 1, (B) x 1, (A) x 2

← Row 33 [RS]: (A) x 3, (B) x 8, (A) x 2, (B) x 6, (A) x 1, (B) x 4, (A) x 3, (B) x 1, (A) x 11

→ Row 34 [WS]: (A) x 15, (B) x 4, (A) x 2, (B) x 5, (A) x 2, (B) x 8, (A) x 3

← Row 35 [RS]: (A) x 4, (B) x 6, (A) x 2, (B) x 6, (A) x 2, (B) x 3, (A) x 16

→ Row 36 [WS]: (A) x 18, (B) x 2, (A) x 2, (B) x 6, (A) x 11

← Row 37 [RS]: (A) x 11, (B) x 4, (A) x 24

→ Row 38 [WS]: (A) x 26, (B) x 3, (A) x 10

← Row 39 [RS]: (A) x 39

### Crochet Edging

After row 39 do not fasten off, continue to sc around the outside perimeter of the square placing one stitch on the edge of each row and a ch 1 at the corners, join.

### Next Round:

With Color B attach yarn. Working in the blo for this round, sc in first, ch 1, skip 1, *sc in next, ch 1, skip 1*; repeat from * to * around, join.

### Next Round:

Sc in each stitch around, placing a ch 1 on corners, join and fasten off yarn.

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