The granny square is that spectacular piece of crochet that can be made in all different colors, designs, and textures! Granny squares can be incorporated into crochet bags, blankets, pillow covers, washcloths, tablerunners, stockings, cardigans, and pretty much anything else you can imagine. In the world of crochet, there are so many fabulous granny square patterns. This collection of 10 free patterns for granny squares with give you a variety to choose from for your next project.
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10 Free Granny Square Patterns
This collection includes simple, beginner-friendly granny square patterns and more complex ones for those wanting to do more advanced crocheting. You can make as many as you want and even mix and match different to give your own unique touch to each project. (If you’re not sure how to do that, check out this Tips Tuesday post: How To Design a Beautiful Blanket Using Granny Squares from Multiple Sources.) The fun part about granny square patterns is that once you get the hang of them, you can play around with the stitches and techniques yourself, too. Until then, here’s a list of 10 free granny square crochet patterns (and an extra pattern at the end!):
Hip Roundabout Granny Square by Creative Crochet Workshop
This easy granny square pattern combines simple stitches with color changes in every row to make it a great stashbuster and give more definition.
Circle of Friends Square by Blue Star Crochet
If you want to put some more shapes into that square of yours, you can start off in the round with this lacy pattern before giving it some corners.
Grab the Popcorn Granny by Madame Stitch
With the addition of the crochet popcorn stitch, the traditional basic granny square is upgraded with more texture and color (if you decide not to go for the solid look).
Pear Granny Square by Raffamusa Designs
There’s an entire line of bright and yummy-looking fruits in the Tutti Frutti Granny Square series and this fruity crochet granny square pattern will surely add a pop of color to any space, especially in the kitchen and dining room.
Solid Granny Square by Easy Crochet
Never underestimate the power of a good solid granny square pattern because you might just need one to add to your afghan, adorn a cardigan, or for crochet washcloths. And if you have a lot of scrap yarn, you can make a bunch of these to stitch together into something bigger. This pattern is available in two sizes to make 3″ or 4″ squares.
Cabled Granny Square by Juniper & Oakes
This beginner-friendly crochet granny square takes your classic square and adds some texture and elegance to it. If you don’t want to make anything too complex but want that unique touch, this is the pattern for you.
Cat Nap Coaster by Underground Crafter
What’s better than having your favorite hook and yarn and a furry friend curled up next to you while you crochet away? This free crochet square pattern is perfect to add that bit of character to your next project.
Granny Square C2C Square by Sunflower Cottage Crochet
You can crochet granny squares with all sorts of stitches and yarns and even techniques! This corner-to-corner (C2) pattern will leave you with one unique looking square once you’re done and you can grow it as big as you’d like.
Flower Granny Square by Meladora’s Creations
This crochet flower granny square is 12″ inches in size” and doesn’t have 3D texture, which is great if you want a flatter square for your project. To make sure there aren’t many holes, the outer rows are worked in with simple, solid stitches, making it quite warm, too.
Garden Revival Square by The Unraveled Mitten
An easy breezy free crochet pattern (all you need to know are some basic stitches and how to join rounds where you can change colors as you’d like with the combinations of your choice).
And here’s a little something extra:
How to Knit a Granny Square by Frankie Brown
While granny squares are typically made with one hook, if you’re a knitter and you want to try your hand on knitting a granny square, this one’s for you!
Still looking for more fun and unique granny square inspiration for a project you have in mind? Or you’re wanting to use up those squares in a project? Check out these roundups for crochet granny square ideas and patterns!
- 9 Free Crochet Granny Square Patterns for Your Home
- 15 Free Crochet Patterns for 12” (30.5 cm) Squares
- 14 Free Granny-Inspired Crochet Patterns for Women’s Accessories
- 16 Free Crochet Patterns for Circle-in-a-Square Motifs
- 12 Free Crochet Blanket Patterns Made from Squares