Today I’m showcasing some of my favorite crochet granny square patterns. Granny squares are a classic crochet pattern that can be made in so many different ways. We’ve gathered some of the best ones for you to try out, so get your crochet hook ready!

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, there’s a pattern here for everyone. So get started and add some beautiful granny squares to your crochet repertoire!

crochet granny square small yarn

What is a Granny Square?

A traditional granny square is typically made with “granny clusters” and chains. The granny clusters, which are simply three double crochet in the same spot, are worked into the chain spaces of the round before.  These basic crochet stitches make it a perfect project for beginners.

Crochet granny squares can actually be any shape or size! Some common varieties include circles, triangles, and rectangles. You will even find stripes along with hexagons- perfect for making cozy blankets

How to Crochet a Granny Square

Here is a simple granny to try.

crochet granny square
How To Granny Square Free Pattern

Easy Crochet Granny Square Patterns

Let’s start with some easy granny square patterns perfect for beginners. The only stitches you need to know for this classic granny square are chain stitch, slip stitch (sl st), single crochet stitches (sc), and double crochet (dc).

basic granny square pattern
Basic Granny Square Pattern
Solid granny square multiple colors
Solid Granny Square
pink granny square solid without gaps
Solid Without Gaps
Simple hexagon granny squares Easy
Super Simple Hexagon

This one is perfect for scrap yarn. Double crochet stitches make up double clusters.

beautiful double cluster granny squares
Double Cluster
free pattern for hexagon granny squares with different colored yarns
Hexagon Granny Square
sunburst granny square
Sunburst Granny Square

You will love the easy to follow instructions on this one!

tripple puff stitches in an elegant blue and grey granny square free pattern
Tripple Puff Stitches
colorful flower granny square free pattern
Flower Granny
treble crochet square in beautiful light blue and pink
Treble Crochet Square
multiple granny flower squares
Granny Flower Square

Fun Things to Make with Granny Squares

Here are some beautiful crochet projects to make. You will love all these free crochet patterns.

granny square zipper pouch
Basic Crochet Granny Zipper Pouch
dish clothes made with granny squares
granny square basket in browns with an orange burst
dusty rose granny square shrug
Granny Shrug
creative creams, pinks, and oranges were used to make this granny square cardigan sweater
Granny Cardigan Sweater
stunning granny square pillow
cushion cover being crocheted with a granny square
Cushion Cover

While a crochet blanket can seem ambitious the small and portable granny square blocks make it easy to work on them anywhere! Once you’ve crocheted a couple of stacks of these they can be turned into an afghan or throw.

excellent handwork on this granny square blanket
Granny Square Blanket

Colorful granny squares can be made into so many beautiful things. I hope you have loved all these free granny square patterns! Here are some more crochet ideas Crochet Gifts.

My Favorite Crochet Tools

  • If you are like me and like to crochet on the go this tote is a stylish way to keep everything you need at your fingertips!
  • My MOST FAVORITE tool is these portable scissors that always make it through security and fit perfectly in my hook case.
  • A️ yarn bowl is a beautiful way to wrangle yarn while crocheting
  • Keep organized with this crochet hooks kit with a case. This 85-piece kit has over 2,500  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ five-star reviews.
  • Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos is the most helpful resource to keep handy!

Easy Crochet Projects For you:

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