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36 Granny Square Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Find crochet square patterns for beginners in this collection and make all sorts of projects!

By: Melissa Conner, Editor, FaveCrafts.com
Granny Square Crochet Patterns for Beginners

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.

Free Granny Square Patterns

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.

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!

What do you love best about granny squares?

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would love these granny square patterns.. but its a waste of paper to print them since they don't come in pdf form.

@mamabear6104 11315 80 if you prefer patterns in a pdf form, be sure to check out our free eBooks! -Kaylee, Editor of FaveCrafts

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