Crochet granny squares are a classic and versatile pattern that every crochet enthusiast should know. They can be used to create a variety of projects such as blankets, scarves, and even clothing. I will be using this granny square pattern in an upcoming summer top design, so be sure to keep your eyes open for that!
While the traditional granny square pattern may seem intimidating to beginners, there are many easy variations that can be learned with just a few basic crochet stitches.
In this blog post, we will be sharing an easy crochet granny square pattern that can be worked up with any size yarn you would like. So grab your crochet hook and yarn, and let’s get started!
More of a visual learner? Check out my step by step YouTube tutorial for this granny square pattern !
You can use any size of yarn you prefer, just use the hook size recommended on the yarn label.
We will be working in the round.
Starting Chains do NOT count as stitch.
Four different colors of yarn (all same size yarn)
Crochet Hook (size suggested on yarn label)
I used Yarn Bee “Fresh Haven” with a 6mm J Hook.
Approx. 20 yards per color
Other: Yarn Needle & Scissors
DC- Double Crochet
Sl St- Slip Stitch
TR- Treble Crochet
DC3TG- Double Crochet 3 Together
PS- Puff Stitch: *YO insert hook into st, YO pull up a loop* Repeat 3 times. You will have 9 loops on your hook. YO pull through all 9 loops.
Granny Square Pattern
With Color A
Create Magic Circle
Round 1: Ch 2, place 16 DC inside magic ring. Sl St to beginning DC. Tie off.
With Color B- Attach to any stitch.
Round 2: Ch 1, *PS in st, Ch 2* Repeat around. Sl St to top of beginning PS. Tie off. (16 puff stitches, 16 ch 2 spaces)
With Color C- Attach to any Ch 2 sp.
Round 3: Ch 2, *DC3TG in Ch 2 sp, Ch 2* Repeat around. Sl St to beginning DC3TG. Tie off. (16 DC3TG clusters)
With Color D- Attach to any Ch 2 sp.
Round 4: Ch 2, * 3 DC in next 3 Ch 2 spaces, (3 TR, Ch 2, 3 TR) in next Ch 2 sp [creates corner]* Repeat around. Sl St to beginning DC. Tie off. (36 DC, 24 TR)
Weave in all loose ends & you are finished!
I hope you enjoyed the pattern! I would love to see what you make with these granny squares! If you share on Instagram, tag me @sierrascraftycreations