Cube in Tones

You can buy the materials for this pattern here: Cube in Tones | Red Heart. It’s kind of a neat idea. Red Heart has this for a lot of it’s patterns.

Cube in Tones

Create your own four-part harmony with four different shades of yarn! This crocheted ottoman cover is the perfect way to add warmth and color to your surroundings. Or you can stuff it and have a giant cube pillow!

Designed by Tracie Barrett

Measures 14.5″ x 14.5″

Gauge 13 stitches in 4″ and 11 rows in 4″ using half double crochet. Recommended to use an I hook, but use the one that gets your gauge.

Stuff You Will Need

Recommended yarn: RED HEART® Super Saver®. 2 skeins 707 Pink Tones (A), 1 skein each 629 Green Tones (B), 1 skein 546 Purple Tones (C), and 1 skein 847 Blue Tones (D).

The squares are stitched separately and then stitched together. Thus, you will also need a yarn needle.


A, B, C, D = color A, B, C, D; ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.


(Make 2 with A and 1 each with B, C, and D) Ch 46. Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 45 hdc. Rows 2-37: Ch 2 (does not count as st), hdc in each hdc across; turn. Row 38: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across; do NOT turn but pivot to work Edging.


Ch 1, working down length, * [sc in each of next 4 row-end sts, 2 sc in next row-end st] 7 times, sc in last 3 row-end sts, ch 1 *, working across foundation ch, sc in each ch across, ch 1; repeat from * to * once more; sc in each hdc across Row 38, ch 1; join with a slip st to first sc. Fasten off.


Join panels as shown in diagram: with right sides together, join yarn in corner st and sc through back loops of both squares matching st for st.

Forming Cube

With the D panel as the top of cube, wrap the tops of the A, B, A panels around to form a cube. Join panels as before around 3 sides of the D panel and then down last side between the A and C panels to form a cube. Turn right side out.

Cube Edging

With right side facing, join D to bottom edge of cube in any stitch; ch 1, sc in each st and each ch-1 around; join with slip st to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in all ends.


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