C2C crochet afghan square with mushrooms

C2C Crochet Blanket CAL: Garden Mushrooms C2C Square pattern

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Do you like C2C crochet blanket patterns? Garden Mushrooms Square is a part of the Community Garden Blanket Free crochet C2C CAL form September 2nd with 3 squares released each week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, until October 17th.

Starting on September 2nd, there will be 3 C2C crochet square patterns released each week of the crochet along, and then the assembly and border instructions. You will be able to download the chart for each square on the blog of the designer who created it.

Community Garden C2C Crochet Blanket Idea

I have to admit that the Community Garden concept was something new to me when I heard Helen from Sunflower Cottage Crochet talking about her fabulous idea of creating a blanket CAL. The idea of neighbors growing food together, collaborating on their ideas, socializing with people they might not have met if it wasn’t for the Garden and spend the time in nature in the middle of the city is truly fantastic!

Mushrooms in the garden would be so amazing. That was the first thing I thought of when I got the call from Helen to join the CAL.

There are 2 ways you can join the fun:

  • Collect the patterns as they are released. Each square will be a free chart on the designer’s blog post.
  • Purchase the bundle of all of the squares for an amazing $12.99 during the CAL!! The price will go up after the CAL is over.
  • I would be super grateful if you would use my affiliate link by clicking the button below.

C2C crochet blanket square

What is the Community C2C Crochet Blanket CAL?

The Community Garden Blanket is a gorgeous C2C crochet blanket pattern designed by 19 crochet designers (including myself), gathered by Sunflower Cottage Crochet. We’ve created 20 gorgeous Community Garden squares that each feature a different C2C crochet element.

I really enjoyed making this square. I consider myself to be a beginner crocheter when it comes to C2C technique. After my previous experience with C2C crochet blanket Flower Garden CAL where I learned a few new things, I’ve decided to make this one a little more simple and .without to much color change.

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As a C2C beginner, I have to say that the technique is fairly easy and you can make a square quickly… Unless you have more than 3 colors, or color portions. I used a few bobbins and in some parts I carried a yarn along. The final project is beautiful. Keep reading to find out how to take part.

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If you are C2C beginner like me, I’m telling you – you can do it! Go ahead, give it a try and let me know please how that worked out for you. 

And if you above all that love CALs, this is a great opportunity to start.

• Yarn: #4 weight yarn 4 colors

I used Stylecraft Special Aran (3.53 oz/100 g | 240 meters (262 yards) per skein for my sample, approximately 330 m ( 360yds) for the whole square.

The yarn used for the whole blanket samples is Paintbox Yarns Aran (100g / 3.5oz | 184m / 201 yds, 100% acrylic).

Hook: 5mm hook [US H/8]
• Scissors, tapestry needle, blocking mat (optional but highly recommended)


  • Each square on the chart counts for one C2C square.
  • The chart is read starting from the bottom right worked diagonally up to the top.


  • This pattern uses US crochet terminology.
  • The pattern is made using the C2C crochet technique.
  • Square is made using hdc stitch.

The Garden Mushrooms is the last, 20th square of the gorgeous Community Garden Blanket CAL. Iff you missed some of the squares, you can get them all in one lovely compiled E-book with:

  • patterns for all 20 community garden themed afghan blocks
  • links to video tutorials where they are available
  • a written, photographic tutorial for the joining technique used
  • a written version of the gorgeous unisex wavy border 
  • lifetime access via a google drive folder 
  • 4 bonus squares

And, when you purchase the E-book with my affiliate link you will get two of Frankie Kate’s crochet patterns as a bonus (you can check them out HERE)!


If you want the written instructions and the graphs for all 20 beautiful the Community Garden Blanket afghan squares, you can get them by clicking the button below!

My version of the Garden Mushrooms.

You can purchase written instructions for the square, along with the chart and written instructions with squares (which I personally found the most helpful) in my Ravelry or Etsy store below.


If you love C2C, you will enjoy my Wildflower Square, part of the Flower Garden C2C Crochet Blanket CAL, you can find the FREE CHART HERE or purchase the pattern on Ravelry.

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I make every effort to publish the patterns as accurately as possible. Even though these patterns have been tested, there’s always a possibility for small errors to slip by. Please be assured that if any errors are found the pattern will be updated and you will automatically receive an email informing you of the update if purchased through Ravelry.

This pattern is for personal use only and cannot be changed, sold, distributed, or reproduced in any way. It is not to be used for educational purpose without written permission from Frankie Kate. You cannot sell or change the pattern but you are more than welcome to sell any of the items made from my patterns but PLEASE would you tag #FrankieKate or @frankie.kate_ when sharing your creations on Instagram or Facebook? So I can share them and celebrate with you!

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