Your browser is outdated. Upgrade to a modern browser to better experience this site.
Escape the Ordinary
Get ready to be swept away to a new destination, no passport required! Our globally-inspired afghan was influenced by the beautiful mosaic tiles found throughout Morocco. You’ll feel transported to another country with each completed block.
Annie's Moroccan Tile Afghan Club is a monthly subscription packed with all the yarn you need to crochet this beautiful afghan. Perfectly paced, this 10-month kit series is guided by expert online video tutorials and helpful instructions. Your first kit includes the yarn and patterns to create your first tile, plus a digital stitch guide as a free gift for joining the club.
Reasons to Join Today
Keep your creativity fueled and channeled into a fun project, every single month. Everything you need for your next step is included in each kit delivered right to your door.
Improve Your Craft
Broaden your crochet skills by leaps and bounds as you learn new techniques and stitches, guided by our easy-to-follow expert tutorials along the way.
Manage Your Pace
You’ll never feel lost or overwhelmed as you work to complete your afghan. Each kit breaks the project down into manageable steps to keep you on track and moving forward confidently. Along with expert instructional video to assist you with every stitch.
Our commitment to you
If you aren’t completely satisfied with your kit, you may cancel your membership at any time.
No strings, no obligations, no worries! We make it easy to .
What Others Have to Say
“Morocco's vibrant cities and glorious landscapes are bursting with colors and are the inspiration for our new crochet afghan. With this design our desire is to challenge you, no matter if you are a beginner or somewhat more experienced.”
“Annie’s crochet clubs keeps me happy. It my personal way of relaxation.”
“I love Annieskitclubs! Always have and always will. Have been with AnniesAttic for atleast 20 years and just love all the clubs, patterns and different things that they offer!”
Here as promised is my full blog post
about how I made this stunning
Moroccan Tiles blanket.
I have used 1 each of the 8 colours for the tiles
dark brown, mocha, camel, parchment,
copper, tomato, spice and gold.
(I apologise if some of you think the parchment
looks like duck egg in the photos, it is not!)
The joining and border colour will be walnut, allow 4 balls.
You can buy this yarn
I have used a 3.5mm hook as this suits my tension.
Some poeple use 4 or 4.5mm.
It is recommended that you make a sample squares first to test your tension.
I have chosen to make 49 squares and arrange them in a 7x7 square,
but you could also use 48 and make a 6x8 rectangular blanket.
I made 1 test square at the start, to familarise myself with the pattern,
so I then needed to make 48 more.
This works very nicely with 8 colours so I made 6 middles of each shade.
I am using the Willow Block from the book
200 Crochet Blocks by Jan Eaton.
She explains very clearly how to make it.
As usual I worked in a production line system.
This organised method helps ensure
an even balance of colour in the blanket.
If you are not familiar with this method
you can read an earlier post about how I plan colours
So when I sit down to crochet
I grab 1 ball of yarn and 6 middles to be used.
This also makes it very portable and easy to pack in a bag for going out.
The 3rd colours are planned in the same way,
allowing 6 of each.
Each square will be unique using this method.
They grow really fast and
its easy to sew the ends in as you go.
Planning is my favourite part!
I love lining them all up on the table and choosing the next colours.
If you don't have the space to leave them out,
then simply put each ball and pile of squares
in separate plastic bags to keep them organised.
The addition of the 4th colour
really makes them look like tiles.
The final task is to add an extra round in the joining colour walnut.
I did uk dc in each stitch with 3 in the corner.
Choosing mugs to match my crochet is a pleasure of mine and
has become my trademark, its something I do automatically!
The next part of the process is to
lay them out on the bed for the joining arrangement.
People always write and ask how I do it.
Well there no secret really,
I start with 1 of each colour in each row
and just use my eye to make sure neighboring squares are not too similar.
To join my squares I have crocheted them together
from the back using UK dc through both loops.
If you are not familiar with this method
you can read my step by step tutorial
this creates a strong join
which is smooth and flat on the front
and has a ridge on the back.
Once the blanket is in 1 piece I add a foundation row to prepare it for the border.
For this I do a round of UK trebles.This makes the border deeper,
but more than that, it allows me to straighten out the blanket edge.
I always find that where 2 squares meet there is slight dip in the edge.
When I make this foundation row I use a longer stitch at this point.
So in the 2 corners of the squares I make double trebles,
but I do half a double treble in the first corner and keep it on the hook,
then half a double treble in the second corner,
then pull the yarn through both together making 1 stitch.
This removes a few stitches from the border helping it to lie flat.
My border is number 93 from the book
Around the Corner by Edie Eckman.
This is available in my shop
Don't worry if you don't have the exact number of stitches,
needed for the border its very easy to adapt it.
Crochet is very forgiving and you can easily add or remove a stitch,
in the gaps in several patterns on the first row of the border.
I always wash my blankets when complete to help settle the joins.
This has the same effect as blocking.
Follow the instructions on the ball band.
I was mine in the machine with my normal soap powder
and fabric softener at 30 degrees.
Then I tumble dry on LOW heat.
This makes the yarn even softer and your blanket is ready to snuggle!
My finished blanket is 130cm /51 inches square.
I hope you have lots of fun making this blanket.
remember to share your photos as you make in the
we all love to see what you are doing!
My blanket is now stored ready to gift
and I'm off to start something new!
Have a lovely hooky weekend friends
X X X
Moroccan Tile Afghan
The Moroccan Tile Afghan is warm, cozy, a fast V stitch pattern to crochet, and full of color! It’s the latest free crochet blanket pattern on Moogly – and I’ve included guidelines for 6 different sizes!
The stitch pattern I used in the Moroccan Market Tote lodged itself in my brain. It was so much fun to make, I had to use it one more time – and figure out how to make it work in rows rather than rounds. I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice, which is a great afghan yarn with lots of saturated colors to choose from – love that! And now I can tell you for sure that it makes a very very warm blanket! Working on it while the temps dropped at night, I was as cozy as could be. And it was a fantastic movie watching pattern – once the pattern is established with the first few rows, you just zip right along!
The pattern here is written for a throw/afghan sized blanket, as that’s the size I’ve made. Based on the throw, I’ve created the chart below with info to make 5 other sizes! (Since everyone’s gauge is different, and the type of yarn used can affect the outcome as well, these are only guidelines – you’ll need to make your own gauge swatch if you need it to be exact!) And of course, you can make the whole thing in only two colors if you like – it’s all up to you!
Love the Moroccan Tile Afghan but don’t crochet? Check out the Moogly Makers page to find a commissioned crocheter who’ll be happy to craft it for you!
Moroccan Tile Afghan
Add this pattern to your Ravelry Queue and Favorites
- US – K, 6.5mm hook
- 3060 yds Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (Aran/”4″/UK: 10-12 ply)
(2 skeins of each used for the throw size, plus a little extra of Color I for the border)
Color A: Wild Berry
Color B: Eggplant
Color C: Sapphire
Color D: Aqua
Color E: Fern
Color F: Sweet Pea
Color G: Duckie
Color H: Goldfish
Color I: Scarlet
- 2 stitch markers
- Related video tutorials: STDC (standing double crochet); CSDC (chainless starting double crochet)
Helpful Links and Tutorials
Moroccan Tile Stitch Video Tutorial
STDC (standing double crochet)
CSDC (chainless starting double crochet)
Preemie/Lovie (20″ x 20″): Ch 58, 55 rows, 372 yds
Baby Blanket (40″ x 40″): Ch 112, 111 rows, 1488 yds
Throw/Afghan (50″ x 66″, shown): Ch 142, 181 rows, 3060 yds
Twin (65″ x 90″): Ch 184, 247 rows, 5441 yds
Queen (90″ x 100″): Ch 256, 275 rows, 8370 yds
King/Cal King (110″ x 100″): Ch 310, 275 rows, 10,230 yds
Want to make your own size? Use a multiple of 3 +2, +2 for the starting chain. Always end on an odd numbered row.
NOTE: You will work 2 rows, first Color A (odd rows), then Color B (even rows), going in the same direction, before turning your work and starting again with Color A and then Color B.
Row 1: With Color A, ch 142, dc in 5th ch from the hook (counts as dc and skipped ch). Ch 1, dc in the same ch. (V stitch made) *Skip 2 ch, [dc, ch 1, dc] in next st. Repeat from * until 2 ch remain. Skip 1 ch, dc in the last ch. Remove the hook from the active loop, and pm (place marker) in loop (this is to keep the stitches from coming out). Do not turn. (140 sts, or 46 V sts)
Row 2. With Color B, STDC in the ch sp of the 1st V of the previous row. Ch 1, dc in the same ch sp. (V st made) [Dc, ch 1, dc] in ch sp of each V st to the end. Remove the hook, pm, turn. (138 sts, or 46 V sts)
Row 3: With Color B row held in back, replace hook in active loop of Color A. CSDC, ch 1, dc between the 1st and 2nd st of Row 1 (between the dc and the first V st). [Dc, ch 1, dc] between the V sts of Color A/Row 1 (NOT in the ch sps, enclosing Color B/Row 2 in each st) until 1 V st of Row 1 remains. Dc between the last V st and the last dc st, ch 1, dc in the last st. Remove hook, pm, do not turn. (141 sts, 47 V sts)
Row 4: Inserting the hook into the ch sp of the 1st V st of Color A, replace hook in active loop of Color B and pull it to the front. CSDC, ch 1, dc in the same ch sp. [Dc, ch 1, dc] in ch sp of each V st to the end. Remove the hook, pm, turn. (141 sts, or 47 V sts)
Row 5: With Color B held in back, replace hook in active loop of Color A. CSDC. [Dc, ch 1, dc] between the V sts of Color A until 1 V st remains. Dc in the last st. Remove the hook, pm, do not turn. (140 sts, or 46 V sts)
Row 6: Inserting the hook into the ch sp of the 1st V st of Color A, replace hook in active loop of Color B and pull it to the front. CSDC, ch 1, dc in the same ch sp. [Dc, ch 1, dc] in ch sp of each V st to the end. Remove the hook, pm, turn. (138 sts, or 46 V sts)
Row 7: With Color B row held in back, replace hook in active loop of Color A. CSDC, ch 1, dc between the 1st and 2nd st of previous Color A row (between the dc and the first V st). [Dc, ch 1, dc] between the V sts of Color A until 1 V st remains. Dc between the last V st and the last st, ch 1, dc in the last st. Remove hook, pm, do not turn. (141 sts, 47 V sts)
Row 8: Inserting the hook into the ch sp of the 1st V st of Color A, replace hook in active loop of Color B and pull it to the front. CSDC, ch 1, dc in the same ch sp. [Dc, ch 1, dc] in ch sp of each V st to the end. Remove the hook, pm, turn. (141 sts, or 47 V sts)
Row 9 – 181: Repeat Rows 5 – 8. (This is the Row # for the throw size, see chart above for last row number of other sizes, see below for color sheme)
Want to use the same color scheme I did? Change colors after every 20 rows, so that the previous Color A is set aside, and the previous Color B becomes the new Color A. To attach the new colors, use the STDC st and work in the pattern. The very last “Color A” will be used for one extra odd numbered row to finish off the blanket. Here’s the color scheme chart for how I did it.
Color Scheme Chart
Rows 1 – 20: Odd A, Even B
Rows 21 – 40: Odd B, Even C
Rows 41 – 60: Odd C, Even D
Rows 61 – 80: Odd D, Even E
Rows 81 – 100: Odd E, Even F
Rows 101 – 120: Odd F, Even G
Rows 121 – 140: Odd G, Even H
Rows 141 – 160: Odd H, Even I
Rows 161 – 181: Odd I, Even A
I finished the blanket off with a simple sc border, which used up the leftover bits of yarn from when I changed colors. However, I did need a tiny bit extra of Color I/Scarlet – less than 10 yards! – to finish it off, as that last odd-numbered row left me a little short. If you plan on making a border out of one color, you may need to purchase an extra skein.
Let me know if you have any questions! I know that this is a lot of information, but I want to give you all the info I have so that you can make your own custom Moroccan Tile Afghan, in the size and color scheme you desire. Just read through it all, then jump in, and I think you’ll see just how easily it does come together!
The Fine Print
Written pattern copyright Tamara Kelly 2013 – share this pattern via links only please! You can use the green Print Friendly button below to print a copy for personal use. Seller’s policy is detailed on the About page. Get Moogly on your favorite social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr, and sign up for the newsletter at the top of the page so you don’t miss a thing!
Tiles crochet moroccan
.Crochet Moroccan tile stitch pouch/ purse(Moroccan Stitch) ♥ The Crochet World
You will also like:
- Millcreek police
- Leather collar etsy
- Tecumseh ohh50 specs
- Rick and morty colorful wallpaper
- 1998 toyota tacoma bed size
- Shirt phrases
- Rdr2 advanced tips
- Grace baking outfit
- C first name last name program
- Yellow chevy silverado 2020
- Era vacation rentals