58 Granny Square Crochet Patterns for Beginners
Find crochet square patterns for beginners in this collection and make all sorts of projects!
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 58 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
Use yarn scraps to bring this pretty square to life. The contrast between the yellow and blue is truly eye catching.
This three-dimensional design is unlike anything you've ever seen. Use only two colors of yarn to complete this outstanding project.
A raised center makes this floral granny square stand out. A variety of colors and stitches adds interest to this 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.
The popcorn stitch makes this one of the best granny square patterns around. Use a variety of yarn colors to personalize your design.
A little bit of crochet in the round combined with a square border creates this sand dollar look!
Give your afghan an enticing lace pattern. With the right color selection of yarn, you can make a vibrant and vivid design.
This vibrant granny square features a bit of texture for added eye-catching interest!
The colors alone in this lovely granny square pattern speak for themselves!
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
These bright and colorful dishcloths are a great way to add some color to your kitchen or bathroom.
This simple granny square pattern makes a great gift for a housewarming party.
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.
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.
Dishcloths are the ultimate patterns for new crocheters! View more of our beginner dishcloths if you're new to crochet or want to teach a friend! 23 Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns for Beginners
Granny Square Afghans
This simple granny square afghan is great for beginners and advanced crocheters alike.
The twists and turns on this crocheted afghan make this design one that stands out among the rest.
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.
Give your living room a little taste of southern comfort with this country-inspired crocheted granny square pattern.
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.
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.
Colorful jewel tones against a black background make this granny square afghan a striking and vibrant addition to your home decor.
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!
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.
This lovely afghan is adorned with pastel colors against a white background...so it looks like it's made of colorful spring candies.
This is an easy pattern since it’s mostly comprised of a basic solid granny square. The trim on all of the squares is only a single crochet and two chains repeated. And when you crochet the trim in the front loops only, that leaves the back loop open to stitch the squares together, so no getting off track with stitch counts!
This is one of the classiest granny square blankets I've seen. Use complementary colors and elegant stripes for a modern chic look.
Keep it simple! This elegant blanket is amazingly easy to put together, and it looks so impressive!
Speaking of easy afghan patterns, explore more options in our collection of51 Free Crochet Afghan Patterns for Beginners
Granny Square Bag Patterns
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a great project to make for little girls or for that friend who simply adores color!
Don't let the name fool you! This beautiful bag is in fact crocheted, but if you're "bicraftual", this is a wonderful back to store any of your fiber arts supplies.
Work up a bag that's basically a big granny square! This is a fantastic bag pattern for beginners, and the tassels and beautiful leather strap are wonderful touches.
Speaking of bags, explore more of our favorites in24 Free Crochet Bag Patterns for Beginners
Free Christmas Granny Square Patterns
Crocheted in a simple granny square design, this Christmas granny square afghan pattern is the perfect way to curl up on the couch as you watch your favorite Christmas movie.
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.
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.
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.
This southern style design is great for adding a down home country feel to your holiday decor this year.
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.
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
Assemble several small granny squares into one long strip and wear it as a scarf, perfect for any time of year.
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!
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 aren't just for blankets anymore! Assemble a collection of colorful granny squares into this bright fun jacket, perfect for spring and fall.
This warm knit hat is embellished with a simple crocheted granny square boarder, so you can combine two fun yarn styles into one project.
Using this crochet apron pattern, you can crochet squares and turn them into a delicate, flower embellished apron for an aspiring chef.
Keep those toes warm with a thick granny square rug. It feels lovely under your feet!
This darling potholder is made by seaming together nine mini granny squares. Adorable!
Spruce up your home decor with this super easy granny square pattern! You can make pillows in coordinating colors to decorate your couch.
You'll love wearing these crochet fingerless gloves in any kind of chilly weather! This is a super easy fingerless gloves pattern for beginners.
This cool project will keep you warm during the winter! The best cold-weather scarves have hoods on them, and you can work up a project like that easily with squares.
This is such a darling project! If your couch is in need of new throw pillows, work up your own cover with this pattern.
Sweaters can be super intimidating, but with squares, they don't have to be. Worry less about shaping and more about completing a project you're sure to love wearing.
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