Bessie Square

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Bessie Square by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.
Bessie Square by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

This is a basketweave square pattern called the Bessie Square. If you’re new to crochet basketweave, don’t worry! I’ve included a video tutorial to guide you through the special stitches.

Finished Size: Motif = 6” (15 cm)


  • Lion Brand Heartland yarn (Solids: 100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g, 251 yd/230 m; Tweeds: 94% acrylic/6% rayon, 4 oz/113 g, 200 yd/183 m): 14 skeins in your choice of colors, or approximately 3,320 yards/3,036 meters in any medium weight yarn.
  • Clover Amour US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size that matches gauge or you prefer using with medium weight yarn.
  • Clover Tassel Maker in Large or Small, or the bundle of both sizes (optional, but very helpful if you plan to finish your blanket with tassels).
  • Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set (optional, but helpful for marking the front and holding pieces together for seaming).
  • Clover Chibi yarn needle.

Skill Level: Intermediate

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