Crochet alphabet Y Z squares can be made easily with single crochet stitches and cross stitch. Or if you would like bigger squares, try using these graphs for a C2C crochet project. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
These animal pixel charts can be used for all kinds of crafts including crochet! Y is for Yak and Z is for Zebra. This is the ninth and final block in the Grids for Kids series! This free crochet pattern and tutorial will teach you how to cross stitch on crochet. Then you can make a plush block or use them as blanket squares.
Pixel Chart for Animal Alphabet Blocks
Grids for Kids Block A-C: A is for Ant, B is for Bunny, C is for Chipmunk. This post also contains information about starting the project, finished product sizes, and of course has the pixel graphs for the first block
Grids for Kids Block D-F: D is for Dog (or Deer), E is for Elephant, F is for Fox
Grids for Kids Block G-I: G is for Gecko, H is for Hippo, I is for Inchworm
Grids for Kids Block J-L: J is for Jellyfish, K is for Koala, L is for Lion
Grids for Kids Block M-O: M is for Monkey, N is for Narwhal, O is for Owl
Grids for Kids Block P-R: P is for Penguin, Q is for Quetzal, R is for Raccoon
Grids for Kids Block S-U: S is for Sheep, T is for Turtle, U is for Unicorn
Grids for Kids Block V-X: V is for Vampire Bat, W is for Whale, X is for X-ray Tetra
Crochet Cross Stitch Video Tutorial: I have also made a quick video tutorial on how I cross stitch on crochet. I hope you find it helpful!
Assembling a Crochet Block Video Tutorial: This video shows you how I have been assembling my blocks. It is a method that can be used with any size of project!
The alphabet has an unfortunate number of letters for this project-I just needed one more letter! For the extra squares I considered all sorts of options: my daughters name, writing "love mama", shapes, etc. In the end I decided to keep it simple and relevant with some numbers.
Show off Your Crochet Projects
Y is for Yak
- Black (any): letter 'Y' and the eyes
- White (any): Eyes
- Red Heart Soft 'Toast': Face, nostrils
- Red Heart Soft 'Wheat': Snout, horns
- Vanna's Choice Baby 'Cheery Cherry': Background
Z is for Zebra
- Black (any): letter 'Z', snout, stripes, ears
- White (any): face
- Vanna's Choice 'Dark Grey': Nostrils, eyes, mane
- Loops and Threads Impeccable 'Cherry': Background
- Black (any): Numbers
- Red Heart Soft 'Wine': Background
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