Crocheting the “Arch Square” Square: A Geometric Marvel with Malabrigo Rios Yarn

Crochet enthusiasts, get ready to embark on a mesmerizing journey through the world of intricate patterns and geometric beauty.

“Arch Square” is a captivating crochet square that combines the elegance of Malabrigo Rios yarn with the artistry of geometric design.

In this article, we will guide you through the steps to create your very own “Arch Square” square, where yarn transforms into a masterpiece.

Materials You’ll Need:

  • Malabrigo Rios yarn in your choice of colors (this yarn’s vibrant shades are perfect for this project).
  • Crochet hook size appropriate for the yarn (usually recommended as H/8 or 5.0mm).
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends.
  • Stitch markers (optional).



  1. Begin by creating a foundation chain with a multiple of stitches based on the size you want for your square. A common starting point is chaining 24 stitches.

Row 1:

  1. Single crochet (sc) in the second chain from the hook.
  2. Continue to sc in each chain across the row.

Row 2:

  1. Chain 3 (counts as a double crochet).
  2. Double crochet (dc) in the next stitch.
  3. Chain 2, skip the next stitch, dc in the next stitch. Repeat * to * across the row.

Row 3:

  1. Chain 3 (counts as a double crochet).
  2. Double crochet (dc) in the next double crochet from the previous row.
  3. Double crochet in the chain-2 space, double crochet in the next double crochet. Repeat * to * across the row.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3:

  1. Continue alternating between Rows 2 and 3 until your square reaches your desired size, changing colors as desired to create the geometric pattern.


  1. Fasten off the yarn and weave in all loose ends neatly.


The “arch square” crochet square is a true masterpiece that seamlessly blends yarn and geometry into a work of art. Crafted using the luscious Malabrigo Rios yarn, this pattern allows you to explore your creativity while producing a visually stunning piece.

As you work through the pattern, you’ll notice how the geometric motifs emerge, creating a mesmerizing interplay of shapes and colors. The beauty of this design lies not only in its aesthetics but also in the sense of accomplishment it brings with each completed row.

The Malabrigo Rios yarn, known for its softness and vibrant colors, adds a touch of luxury to your project. Whether you choose bold, contrasting hues or a harmonious color palette, your “arch square” square is sure to be a testament to your crochet skills and artistic vision.

Once you’ve mastered this square, the possibilities are endless. You can combine multiple squares to create a stunning afghan, incorporate them into bags, or use them as decorative elements in various projects. Your crochet journey with “arch square” will not only result in a beautiful square but also in a deep appreciation for the artistry of crochet.

So, pick up your crochet hook, select your favorite Malabrigo Rios yarn colors, and embark on the delightful journey of creating your very own “arch square” square. With each stitch, you’ll bring this mesmerizing geometric design to life, turning yarn into a true work of art.


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