Joining them edge-to-edge is not the only way to incorporate squares into your crochet projects.
Here are some ideas for square in a crochet square free patterns. In short, these consist of concentric combinations of squares that build on one another. This is a wonderful way of getting multiple squares forming little ripply ponds or geometries all within the space of another square. The repeating iteration of this is consequently a stunning blanket or afghan, rich in color and likely in texture too.
Nadine Crochet Square Free Pattern
The Nadine square has an almost floral central square with a bold, crisp edge. This is an easy builging block, that is furthermore super decorative.
Designer: Polly Plum
The full article about this pattern is here:
Elements Cal Square
Designer: Sandra McButton