15 Free Granny Square Patterns To Crochet

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Crocheted granny squares are a hit with crafters since there are so many different items you can make with them: blankets or afghans, scarves, potholders, wraps, totes…the ideas are endless! Here are several different designs to check out, use a single pattern for a project or mix them up as you like. I also added a helpful tutorial at the bottom showing you how to join them all together and another for how to make a flat border (for blankets).

You may want to bookmark this page for future reference since I’ll be adding new goodies here as I find them, enjoy!

myrosevalley.blogspot.ca

myrosevalley.blogspot.ca

Daisy: Petals are made with a cluster stitch and have a bit of a pointy tip.

Big Circle: Each ring in the circle is a different color, each background can have a different color if you like.

signedwithanowl.blogspot.ca

signedwithanowl.blogspot.ca

undisthreadness.blogspot.ca

undisthreadness.blogspot.ca

16 Circles: Wow! Love this design, 4 x 4 rows of circles (in same color but I love the dual colors in this sample).

Sunburst: Lovely samples on this page, actual pattern used is archived on the web here.

zooivlooi.blogspot.ca

zooivlooi.blogspot.ca

millemakes.wordpress.com

millemakes.wordpress.com

Pretty Flower: Simple to make and suitable for beginners. Eight petals on the inner part, 16 on the outer.

Circle: Circle design for the inner part of the square and features an inner scalloped edge around the first frame.

craftyminx.typepad.com

craftyminx.typepad.com

cornflowerbluestudio.blogspot.ca

cornflowerbluestudio.blogspot.ca

Classic: There are several examples of how using different colored yarns can give each a unique look.

Two Shades: I like how this one looks using two shades of the same color for the center.

yarn-ing.blogspot.ca

yarn-ing.blogspot.ca

thecreativepenny.blogspot.ca

thecreativepenny.blogspot.ca

Cluster: Three rows of petal clusters, finished sizes will be different depending on the hook you use.

Two Layer Petals: Two layers of round petals lift up from the background in this pretty design.

rosehip.typepad.com

rosehip.typepad.com

bunnymummy-jacquie.blogspot.ca

bunnymummy-jacquie.blogspot.ca

Spike: Two rounds are started then spikes begin on the third round and are worked on the straight edges only.

Maggie’s: Made with worsted weight yarn and size J hook.

thecrochetdudepatterns.blogspot.ca

thecrochetdudepatterns.blogspot.ca

biguhandmade2.blogspot.ca

biguhandmade2.blogspot.ca

Waterflower: Instructions in both Spanish & English.

Center Flower: Starts with a Magic Ring, center design is surrounded by two different borders in two colors.

littlenutbrownsquirrel.wordpress.com

littlenutbrownsquirrel.wordpress.com

crochetagain.wordpress.com

crochetagain.wordpress.com

Mitered: Check the link to view a small blanket made with this, I think it’s gorgeous!

Bonus: Here’s a tutorial for How To Join Them and another goody is How to make a flat border for blankets.

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Published: August 17, 2011
Updated: October 31, 2012

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3 Comments to “15 Free Granny Square Patterns To Crochet”
  1. Milagros Cruz says:

    Thank tou for sharing. They are all beautiful.

  2. nora charles says:

    They are pretty and remind me of my mother. I need to make some.

  3. kathy says:

    My granmother made me a granny square blanket when I was like 9 and my Little brother decided he was going to catch himself and the livingroom on fire and i had to put him out with that blanket and I have never forgave him I am now 47 am my grandmother is long gone . I wold love to do the same foe my 4 grandchilderen…I just have to learn ..hopfully this will help me,I just have problems following directions lol love this site


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