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15+ Crochet Granny Square Patterns

Crochet Granny Squares are a great way to add some colour, flair and uniqueness into your wardrobe. They are some of the most basic and versatile crochet patterns around. You can use crochet granny squares to make anything from blankets and bags to scarves and beanies!

Below you’ll find some easy crochet granny square patterns and some ideas on what to make with them, down the page. You can check out unique and unusual granny square patterns and find some inspiration from these amazing crochet designs!

Most of the granny square patterns in this crochet collection are very simple, easy and beginner friendly. But you’ll also find some that are more intricate and require a little more skill. So, there are patterns for every skill level!

And, if you’re completely new to crochet and would like to try it, you can learn how to make the basic stitches in my tutorials (with video demonstrations) for beginners:

15+ Crochet Granny Square Patterns to learn and get inspired

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The Ultimate Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

two larger crochet squares in white and pink and three smaller granny squares in green, pink and white

If you’re thinking: hmm…. I don’t even know what a granny square is! And how do you crochet a granny square? Then this is where you should start! Here you can learn step by step where to start and how to crochet a classic granny square. Enjoy!

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Pattern design and photo credit: Itchin’ For Some Stitchin’

Basic Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

five bright and colourful crochet squares with white crochet hook and some yarn on white background

This is another simple granny square pattern where you can learn how to crochet a basic granny square using basic crochet stitches! Written instructions and a video demonstration on how to start a granny square and how to change colours. Once you know the basics you can expand on your skills and experiment with other stitches to create different textures.

Pattern design and photo credit: The Purple Poncho

Heart Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

pink heart shaped crochet square on white background

Learn how to crochet a cute little heart in a different colour inside of the granny square! This is what I like about the granny squares, you can use as many different colour combinations as you like ant that will make them look different. How about inverting those colours and making a pink heart in a white square? This would look very cute as a baby blanket.

Pattern design and photo credit: Itchin’ For Some Stitchin’

Falling Leaves – Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

green crochet square on white background with hands and blue crochet hook

With this granny square pattern you can learn how to make four leaves, one on each side. It’s a simple and easy crochet granny square pattern that you can make in no time!

Pattern design and photo credit: You Should Craft

Leaf Clover – Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

green crochet square on white background

You are going to love the Leaf Clover granny square pattern! It’s made up of only three rounds and makes a pretty 4-petal flower. Use this granny square to make blankets, garments or anything else!

Pattern design and photo credit: Joy of Motion Crochet

The Primrose Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

blue crochet square on a dark and light blue background

This granny square has a beautiful Primrose in the centre! It would also look gorgeous in two or even three contrasting colours to highlight the flower. You can use up your scrap yarn for this granny square and make each row a different colour. Great pattern for blankets or even temperature blankets!

Pattern design and photo credit: Sunflower Cottage Crochet

Traveling Crochet Afghan 10″ (Granny) Square – Free Pattern

three crochet squares in natural colour on white background

This is a fun project for both, beginners and advanced crocheters. It is a simple square pattern that uses basic stitches but you are not going to get bored! Inspired by the tulips in the Netherlands, the designer used a stitch that looks similar to the tulip flower!

Pattern design and photo credit: Wilmade

Traveling Afghan Crochet 10″ (Granny) Square – Free Pattern

natural coloured crochet square on wooden background

Here is another version of a square that can be done by beginners and seasoned crocheters alike. This pattern uses simple crochet stitches to create a beautiful texture and it’s also worked diagonally!

Pattern design and photo credit: A Crocheted Simplicity

Triple Textures Afghan 12″ (Granny) Square – Free Pattern

crochet square in natural and gold colours on white background

This granny square is called Triple Textures and I can see why! There are three distinct textures in this square – the wavy texture in the centre, the four corners have another texture and still another one around the square in gold. This could be a very nice project for a warm blanket or throw. Don’t you think?

Pattern design and photo credit: A Crocheted Simplicity

Cabled Blooms Afghan 12″ (Granny) Square – Free Pattern

two crochet squares in brown, yellow and natural colours on light wooden background

This beautiful afghan square is for intermediate skill level crocheters. If you are up for a challenge, you won’t get disappointed! The result is a stunning piece of crochet art that you can show off to your family and friends. Give it a go!

Pattern design and photo credit: A Crocheted Simplicity

Lattice Crochet Granny Square Pattern

pink crochet square on pick background

This square is pretty interesting as it’s constructed to look like a lattice and it reminds me of window panes! This creative pattern is available on designer’s Ravelry shop.

Pattern design and photo credit: Eléna Leprêtre

Broomstick Crochet Granny Square Pattern

purple crochet square on white background

This design is quite interesting as the stitch that’s used here is called the Broomstick stitch! Can you spot the resemblance? This granny square pattern is also available in designer’s Ravelry shop, see below.

Pattern design and photo credit: Eléna Leprêtre

Helix inspired Crochet Octagon 12″ SquareFree Pattern

three granny squares in blue and white

This is an absolutely stunning granny square and very unique pattern! It’s starting with a little flower shape in the centre and then goes over to the octagon shape and eventually taking a square shape to make up a granny square. I love the use of different stitches and you’ll need to know a few of them! This is not the easiest granny square pattern, but it’s not too hard either! Designer has a free pattern with a video demonstration of the process on her website!

Pattern design and photo credit: Yarn Craftee

Puff Stitch Classic 12″ Crochet Granny SquareFree Pattern

crochet granny square on a blue background

Another beautiful and simple design from Yarn Craftee! I like the simplicity and the classic look of this crochet pattern. This granny square pattern can also be turned into a pocket shawl! The pattern for the shawl is also available for free on designer’s website!

Pattern design and photo credit: Yarn Craftee

Things you can make with Crochet Granny Squares

There are many projects you can use crochet granny squares for! You can make blankets, baskets, wall hangings, hats, cardigans, bags – just to name a few! Granny Squares are versatile, and even by following the same crochet pattern and changing up the colours you can create completely different looks! Below are some creative ideas using granny square patterns and turn them into something bigger!

Crochet Granny Square Top Pattern

woman wearing a crochet granny square top in brown and beige colours

This is a very simple but creative way to use a granny square – crochet a top! You can use just one solid colour or in multiple – make it your own! This pattern is available in multiple sizes and you can find it in the designer’s Etsy or Ravelry shops.

Pattern design and photo credit: Fosbas Designs

Granny Square Wall Hanging – Free Pattern

blue crochet wall hanging

For this wall hanging instructions you’ll need to know how to make a simple granny square. Then you can follow the instructions here to attach your granny square to the dowel and add a fringe!

Pattern design and photo credit: Juniper & Oakes

Love Your Granny Square – Free Pattern

crochet granny square pillow

This is a free granny square pattern that uses basic crochet stitches to create texture. You can use this pattern to make your square as big as you like and create some unique home decor accessories! You can also find a video demonstration on designer’s blog post for the extra guidance, which is very helpful!

Pattern design and photo credit: Wilmade

Crochet Granny Square Bucket Hat – Free Pattern

crochet granny square bucket hat in multiple colours

Now that’s a really cute hat! Depending what colours you choose, you can make it for a baby or an adult – it’s so versatile! Simple granny squares, connected together in a shape of a bucket hat. Find the free pattern on Carroway Crochet blog.

Pattern design and photo credit: Carroway Crochet

I hope you got some inspiration from these crochet granny squares and afghan square patterns! Which one will you try?

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