36 Granny Square Crochet Patterns for Beginners
Find crochet square patterns for beginners in this collection and make all sorts of projects!
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Make easy crochet granny squares! Free patterns like these are great for beginners because you can make so much with granny squares. Create beautiful afghans, scarves, jackets and more with these 36 Granny Square Crochet Patterns for Beginners. Great for using up leftover yarn and practicing your crochet skills, these granny square patterns are fun and easy to create. Mix and match colors to create lovely patterns that can instantly transform your living room or bedroom into a colorful oasis.
BONUS! If you're a visual learner, learn how to make a basic Granny Square Crochet Blanket with this video tutorial from our friends at AllFreeCrochet.
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Free Granny Square Patterns
- Marigold Granny Square Tutorial
Use yarn scraps to bring this pretty square to life. The contrast between the yellow and blue is truly eye catching.
- Lily Pad Granny Square Crochet Pattern
This three-dimensional design is unlike anything you've ever seen. Use only two colors of yarn to complete this outstanding project.
- Purple Raised Bunchberry Square
A raised center makes this floral granny square stand out. A variety of colors and stitches adds interest to this square!
- Crochet Cat Granny Square
If you think something is watching you, you're right. Luckily, it's just this granny square pattern, which features eyes, ears and a nose.
- Mandala Popcorn Granny Square
The popcorn stitch makes this one of the best granny square patterns around. Use a variety of yarn colors to personalize your design.
- Sandbar Granny Square Crochet Pattern
A little bit of crochet in the round combined with a square border creates this sand dollar look!
- Grandma's Lacy Granny Square
Give your afghan an enticing lace pattern. With the right color selection of yarn, you can make a vibrant and vivid design.
- Colorful Windmill Granny Square
This vibrant granny square features a bit of texture for added eye-catching interest!
- Latent Heart Granny Square
The colors alone in this lovely granny square pattern speak for themselves!
- Cathedral Window Granny Square
Give your crochet patterns a decadent look. This delightful granny square is unique, and it can be a fun change of pace from the more classic granny square design.
Granny Square Dishcloth Patterns
- Granny Crochet Dishcloth
These bright and colorful dishcloths are a great way to add some color to your kitchen or bathroom.
- Easy Ombre Dishcloth
This simple granny square pattern makes a great gift for a housewarming party.
- Granny's Square Dishcloth
This crocheted dishcloth is basically a large granny square pattern. Create your own dishcloth in one color or mix and match colors to create a lovely kitchen accessory that's colorful and fun.
- Granny Square Cloth Crochet Pattern
If you don't know how to crochet a granny square but you know the other crochet basics, this is the perfect pattern to learn.
Granny Square Afghans
- Beginner Granny Afghan
This simple granny square afghan is great for beginners and advanced crocheters alike.
- Crochet Granny Afghan
The twists and turns on this crocheted afghan make this design one that stands out among the rest.
- Millionaire's Afghan
There's not a color that's not in this awesome crocheted granny square afghan pattern! With lots of yarns and patterns included, this afghan is truly one in a million.
- Granny Square Crochet Afghan
Give your living room a little taste of southern comfort with this country-inspired crocheted granny square pattern.
- Granny Square Crib Afghan
This detailed granny square pattern can be made in any color combination, although the colors in this pattern make this afghan perfect for almost anyone's decor scheme.
- Denim Colors Granny Square Throw and Pillow
This granny square afghan pattern also comes with directions on how to make a matching pillow. Liven up your living room with this lovely and decorative design.
- Starry Night Afghan
Colorful jewel tones against a black background make this granny square afghan a striking and vibrant addition to your home decor.
- Autumn Granny Afghan
Bold fall colors make this warm and cozy afghan perfect for curling up with by a warm fire.
- Weekend-Wonder Giant Granny Square Throw
This takes granny square afghan to a whole new level. This three-color weekend-wonder giant granny square throw is worked from the center out in one piece, so there are no seams to sew once you finish!
- Earth Tone Granny Square Afghan and Pillow
This soft afghan also comes with a pattern to make a matching granny square pillow. Great for living rooms and bedrooms, this granny square afghan works up quickly and also makes a great gift.
- Peppermint Candy Afghan
This lovely afghan is adorned with pastel colors against a white background...so it looks like it's made of colorful spring candies.
Speaking of easy afghan patterns, explore more options in our collection of 51 Free Crochet Blanket Patterns for Beginners
Granny Square Bag Patterns
- Granny Square Purse
This sweet purse is great for girls of all ages. A simple crochet pattern for beginners, advanced crocheters, or anyone who's looking for a new small tote to make.
- Granny Square Tunic and Matching Purse
Create your own top and matching bag with this stylish design. Great for women of all shapes and sizes, this top is flattering and figure friendly.
- Cute Crochet Book Bag
Use this cute crochet bag to tote books to and from the library or class. You can also use it to store an eReader on your trip to the beach.
- Floral Hexagon Bag
Create a cute back pack for you or your daughter with this easy granny square pattern. This also makes a cute purse or overnight bag for a little weekend trip.
- Patchwork Felted Bag
This cute purse is made of a variety of yarn colors, so it's great for any season. Use up all your yarn scraps to create this stylish and fun shoulder bag that you're sure to love.
- Flower Child Crochet Bag
This is a great project to make for little girls or for that friend who simply adores color!
Christmas-Themed Granny Square Patterns
- Christmas Granny Square Dish Cloths
Decorate your kitchen this holiday season with festive dishcloths! These also make excellent gifts for anyone on your list, and they're so easy to make.
- Tis the Season Afghan
Crocheted in a simple granny square design, this Tis the Season Afghan is the perfect way to curl up on the couch as you watch your favorite Christmas movie.
- Christmas Noel Afghan
Small and large granny squares come together in this fun Christmas afghan crochet pattern. The holiday yarn colors in this Noel afghan are festive yet refined, perfect for any decor.
- Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt
Red, green and white give this tree skirt a festive look that will match your other Christmas decor. This is a simple and fun pattern that will help add a touch of classic Christmas to your tree.
- Ho Ho Holiday Afghan
This simple Ho Ho Holiday Afghan is a great way to help you count down the days until Christmas! Get started on this afghan in the spring or summer to make sure it's ready to go come Christmas time.
- Southern Cross Afghan
This southern style design is great for adding a down home country feel to your holiday decor this year.
- Granny Tree Skirt
A crochet Christmas tree skirt is a challenging project, but the results will have all of your friends and relatives looking under your tree! Use your favorite color scheme to design a tree skirt that's durable and vibrant.
- Crochet Snowman Granny Squares Blanket
These smiling snowy faces can stay looking at each other this Christmas all the time! Attaching these Snowman Granny Squares together, you can make any size blanket or afghan.
Other Granny Square Patterns
- Crochet Granny Square Scarf
Assemble several small granny squares into one long strip and wear it as a scarf, perfect for any time of year.
- Multi Color Granny Slippers
These cute crocheted slippers are made from simple granny square patterns. These slippers will keep your toes nice and warm as you work on crocheting your next granny square project!
- Flower Granny Poncho
This easy crocheted poncho is perfect for girls of all ages. It's a colorful and cute accessory for those cooler fall evenings and warmer winter days.
- Granny Squares Crochet Jacket
Granny squares aren't just for blankets anymore! Assemble a collection of colorful granny squares into this bright fun jacket, perfect for spring and fall.
- Knit and Crochet Nature Hat
This warm knit hat is embellished with a simple crocheted granny square boarder, so you can combine two fun yarn styles into one project.
- Granny Square Apron
Using this crochet apron pattern, you can crochet squares and turn them into a delicate, flower embellished apron for an aspiring chef.
- Granny Square Cabin Rug
Keep those toes warm with a thick granny square rug. It feels lovely under your feet!
- Vintage Inspired Crochet Pot Holder
This darling potholder is made by seaming together nine mini granny squares. Adorable!
- Granny Square Pillow Crochet Pattern
Spruce up your home decor with this super easy granny square pattern! You can make pillows in coordinating colors to decorate your couch.
- Crochet Granny Square Fingerless Gloves
You'll love wearing these crochet fingerless gloves in any kind of chilly weather! This is a super easy fingerless gloves pattern for beginners.
- Granny Square Crochet Shorts
Shake that crochet-queen booty in some awesome crochet granny square shorts with this quick and easy free crochet pattern! Great even for beginners!
If you like easy crochet patterns and want more to add to your collection, look no further than our "25 Quick and Thrifty Free Crochet Patterns" eBook
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