Granny Squares

A granny square was my first crochet project, so I have an extra-special fondness for granny squares. I love discovering new and interesting granny square patterns and also designing them sometimes.


If you’re interested in discovering some appealing granny square patterns, both the usual kind and the unusual, I invite you to browse through the designs in the list below.

1. Easy Crochet Granny Square for Beginners: Free Pattern and Step-By-Step Tutorial

If you want a basic, no-frills granny square that’s ideal for beginners to crochet, this is a fantastic pattern to start out with. It includes a step-by-step photo tutorial with bunches of details that will help beginners get started crocheting the classic granny square design.

If you want to make a colorful granny square blanket using scrap yarn, this is one of the best patterns available for that purpose; it is the ultimate stash-busting scrap blanket pattern.

Pattern Details:

  • A Free Crochet Pattern and Tutorial are available for this design.
  • Crochet Skill Level: Beginner.

2. 3D Sunflower Crochet Granny Square

3d Crochet Sunflower Granny Square

Pattern Details:

  • A Free Crochet Pattern is available for this design.
  • Crochet Skill Level: Not mentioned in the pattern.

3. Crochet Granny Square With Criss-Cross Design

Criss Cross Granny Square -- Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Details:

  • A Free Crochet Pattern is available for this design.
  • Crochet Skill Level: Easy.

4. Easy Single Crochet Granny Squares With Rainbow Outlines

Easy Single Crochet Granny Squares With Rainbow Outlines
Easy Single Crochet Granny Squares With Rainbow Outlines — This photo shows you the granny squares you can make using the free rainbow outlines crochet granny square pattern.

Pattern Details:

  • A Free Crochet Pattern is used to be available for this design, but it is temporarily unavailable.
  • Crochet Skill Level: Easy.

5. Little Crochet Flower Granny Square

You can crochet this little flower granny square using a free crochet pattern.
You can crochet this little flower granny square using a free crochet pattern.

This pretty three-dimensional granny square has a flower in the center. It is a relatively small square that works up quickly and is useful for many purposes.

6. 3D Crochet Flower Granny Square Pattern

3D Crochet Flower Granny Square y Lori Jean Karluk-- Free Crochet Pattern
3D Crochet Flower Granny Square by Lori Jean Karluk– Free Crochet Pattern

This free pattern is actually two patterns in one; you get the pattern for the granny square, plus the pattern for a three-dimensional flower applique which embellishes the center of the square. The applique is a lifelike aster flower that’s striking to look at and easy to reproduce. This is an easy crochet pattern.

7. Granny Square Pillow With Flower Accent

Granny Square Pillow With Crochet Flower Design

You can combine granny squares and a gorgeous flower to crochet this lovely pillow. Lori Jean Karluk is the designer who created this free pillow pattern.

The patterns listed above are all available for free! If you want to see some more options, we invite you to check out our list of the best crochet granny square pattern books.

Find More Crochet Granny Squares

So there you have it: Bunches of different ways to crochet granny squares. We hope you’ll enjoy these wonderful granny square patterns — and that you’ll be able to use these patterns for making lovely granny square blankets, afghans, throws, pillows, and many other projects.


Happy crocheting!

This page was last updated on 6-16-2019.

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