Granny Crochet: 20 Project Ideas and Free Patterns

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014

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Some of you may be here because you are already obsessed with granny squares and vibrant colors like me, but others may be thinking what the heck is granny crochet? Don't let the word "granny" fool you, this style of crochet is anything but tired and old! Granny crochet is probably one of the most versatile and loved types of crochet. The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating things with granny squares. The main picture is a pike of granny squares by Sarah London, who is one of my favorite crocheters. For amazing crochet eye candy visit her flikr

I have seen all sorts of projects, from the standard blanket to clothing, jewelry, furniture and plushies. Frankly, I'm surprised I haven't seen a car covered in granny squares yet! Here is a list with a bunch of my favorite granny square crochet projects. Big plus: they're all free patterns!

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Granny Crochet Squares

1. Nuthatch Granny Square Pattern by Eggbird Designs
2. Owl Granny Square Pattern by Petals to Picots
3. Rectangle Granny Square Pattern by Sue at Crochet Again
4. The Bobble Granny Square Pattern from P.S. I Crochet
5. Graduated Granny Square Tutorial from P.S. I Crochet
6. Heart Granny Square Pattern by Ursula Glitch

Granny Crochet Afghans and Blankets

1. The Happy Flower Block Tutorial by Annie's Place
2. Giant Granny Square Blanket by the Purl Bee
4. Granny Statement Blanket from Red Heart

Granny Crochet Scarves

1. Crochet Granny Snood by Lulu Loves
2. The Harlequin Hoodie by the Hat & I
3. Arctic Scarf Pattern by Sarah London
4. Half Square Granny Square Shawl by Ambar's Crochet

Granny Crochet Purses

1. Sunflower Granny Square Bag Pattern by Slugs on the Refrigerator
3. Granny Crochet iPad Case Pattern by The Royal Sisters
4. Sunburst Granny Bag Tutorial by Diaper Mum
5. Granny Goes Shopping by Rainbow Bunting
6. Get your Granny on Crochet Purse Pattern by Vallieskids Blog

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  • by tooheycohen
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    I love granny squares, too! Thank you for compiling this great list of projects. I'm bookmarking this page to make several of these in the future.