25 Crochet Square Patterns For Beginners

Try your hand at one of these amazing crochet square patterns for beginners and learn new techniques as you stitch up some new twists on the classic square.

CROCHET SQUARE PATTERNS FOR BEGINNERS

25 Crochet for Beginners Granny Square Patterns

Crochet squares are a playground for designers, because you can come up with unlimited ideas and color combinations. You can use squares to make blankets, pillows, sweaters, bags, and so much more! With these crochet square patterns below, you’ll be stitching up a storm!


1. Solid Granny Square Crochet Pattern For Beginners by Sarah Maker

Learn our favorite way to make a modern, solid granny square. This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you the simple stitches you need to create beautiful granny squares. This can be worked using one solid color, or a different color for each round – which is a great way to use up smaller scraps of yarn.

Solid Granny Square Crochet Pattern For Beginners by Sarah Maker

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2. Beginner Crochet Square Pattern by Jayda In Stitches

If you enjoy making the traditional granny square, then you’ll love this nifty twist on the old classic! This square is a great blanket builder, and is an fun, stash-busting way to eat up those odd balls of yarn. This crochet pattern is suitable for beginners. Try mixing these together with traditional shell stitch grannies for a modern look!

Beginner Crochet Square Pattern by Jayda In Stitches

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3. Love Your Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Wilmade

This simple granny square pattern is made with chains, single crochet, double crochet and post stitches. It can be used for many different projects, such as pillowsbaby blanketsbagscardigans. Learn how to make this simple granny square with this free crochet square patterns for beginners, including video!

Love Your Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Wilmade

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4. Crochet Ideal Square Pattern by Ms Premise Conclusion

This square is made in single crochet and is worked in rows (from the inside to the outside). The pattern has the correct number of stitches in each row to make it a mathematically ‘ideal’ square. You can stop at any row you like to make a smaller square, or – once you get the hang of the pattern – continue crocheting to make a ginormous square!

Crochet Ideal Square Pattern by Ms Premise Conclusion

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5. Primrose & Proper Ruffled Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

A delicate ruffle frames the center of this square giving it plenty of romantic, feminine charm that would fit in in any little girls (or women’s) bedroom.  This free square crochet pattern would also make a great addition to any sampler afghan.

Primrose & Proper Ruffled Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

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6. Popcorn Stitch Flower Easy Crochet Square Pattern by Yarn & Hooks

There are many different ways to transform and tweak the crochet square. You can use color changing, different stitch techniques and of course, various flowers motif just like this one here. If made every single stitch properly, you’ll get this kind of adorable square.

You can expand upon the design to make various decorative and useful items, from blankets to accessories like bags or pouches.

Popcorn Stitch Flower Easy Crochet Square Pattern by Yarn & Hooks

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7. Flower Easy Crochet Square Patterns For Beginners by The Easy Design

You’ll love this super easy way to crochet a Flower Square! This easy crochet square pattern works up super quick, and it can easily be customized with different colors and yarn weights. Join up the squares to make blankets of any size or simply use it individually.

Flower Easy Crochet Square Patterns For Beginners by The Easy Design

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8. Basic Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Smiling Colors

This Basic Granny Square Pattern is as easy as it gets and you can make these squares on the go for a nice portable project to keep your hands busy. The basic granny square is also a great kid-friendly, beginner project. 

Basic Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Smiling Colors

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9. Crochet Spring Burst Square Pattern by Pattern Paradise

This 12” square is fun and interesting to make. All the stitches are basic, but combined to create some interesting texture and elegant curves. It’s starts with the three dimensional flower at the center and radiates from there. The flower looks complicated but it’s really easy!

Crochet Spring Burst Square Pattern by Pattern Paradise

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10. Sunburst Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Make And Do Crew

This type of crochet granny square is perfect for afghans, jackets, sweaters and more! These sunburst grannies work beautifully in most granny square patterns where a traditional granny square could be used. Blankets, afghans, retro jackets, cardigans, pillows, cushions and even slippers!

Sunburst Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Make And Do Crew

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11. Crochet Candy Cane Blanket Square Pattern by Knitting With Chopsticks

For a quick, fun, beginner-level make, check out this Candy Cane Crochet Blanket Square! Worked on the bias with simple single crochet stitches, you’ll end up with a festive diagonally-striped square that can be used as part of a blanket or even as a potholder. Join the square with other granny squares and create a big cozy blanket to curl up under all winter long.

Crochet Candy Cane Blanket Square Pattern by Knitting With Chopsticks

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12. Coasters Easy Crochet Square Pattern by Red Heart

We love projects you can whip up quickly using timeless crochet stitches like the granny square! Practice your granny square technique and make this set of crochet coasters in shades that matches your decor.  Make a set as a housewarming gift, or stuff a few stockings. It’s a satisfying project that’s both easy and functional.

Coasters Easy Crochet Square Pattern by Red Heart

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13. Perfect Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Lullaby Lodge

Granny squares all wonky with twisty corners? Then this is the perfect pattern for you! Learn how to make the Perfect Granny Square, a simple pattern aimed at beginners.

Any yarn with corresponding hook size may be used for this. Finished squares may be joined together to create a blanket or continue round after round to make a giant granny square.

Perfect Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Lullaby Lodge

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14. Circle To Square Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Just Be Crafty

This Circle To Square Granny Square is a fresh take on the classic granny square which results in a more modern flair to a cherished classic! You will love the look and think these would be gorgeous stitched together as a baby blanket, lap wrap or afghan for the couch. Just like a classic granny square, the possibilities for these little suckers are really endless!

Circle To Square Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Just Be Crafty

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15. Traveling Crochet Afghan Square Pattern by Wilmade

This Traveling Crochet Afghan Square uses the tulip crochet stitch which is a fun and beautiful stitch. The tulip stitch is made of 2 rows: 1 row with V-stitches and 1 row with puff stitches. Together they really look like tulips. 

It is made with a simple row repeat and only uses basic stitches. It turned out to be a super simple and beginner-friendly pattern.

Traveling Crochet Afghan Square Pattern by Wilmade

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16. Bright And Bulky Crochet Squares Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

The best part about these crochet squares is that they are so fast to make! With only two rounds to crochet, you have a pretty decent sized square (5×5 inches). A granny square blanket never worked up so quickly!

Bright And Bulky Crochet Squares Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

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17. Iced Pie Square Crochet Pattern by Look At What I Made

These simple quarter-circles-in-a-square are very basic, but basic is not necessarily a bad thing. Using double knit yarn or light worsted weight yarn and a 4 mm crochet hook, each square will be roughly 10 cm (4”) across.

Iced Pie Square Crochet Pattern by Look At What I Made

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18. Crochet Filet Starburst Square Pattern by Creative Jewish Mom

Here’s a super simple yet quite lovely filet crochet/granny square starburst, with just enough detail to make it interesting, yet simple enough for crocheters of any level to pull off. And, since there are no color changes that means a lot fewer ends to weave in!

Crochet Filet Starburst Square Pattern by Creative Jewish Mom

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19. Heart Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Petals To Picots

Wouldn’t it be fun to have a Heart Granny Square Crochet Pattern to include in some of your Valentine’s crafts! Use this pattern to make blankets of any size, table runners, cushions or anything else that you feel could use a little love. 

Or use the heart on it’s own as a cute applique for existing projects or make a bunch and string them all together in a decorative garland!

Heart Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Petals To Picots

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20. Crochet Duchesse Square Pattern by Beauti Wool Treasures

Let your imagination go wild with the color possibilities of this Duchesse Crochet Square Pattern! Use if for a table runner, drink coasters, afghan, cushion cover, sweater, rug, or bag/purse.

The example in the photo was made of 6 ply wool with a 3.5 mm crochet hook. The size turned out to be 14 cm/5.5″.

Crochet Duchesse Square Pattern by Beauti Wool Treasures

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21. Sandbar Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Trifles & Treasures

Want a beach themed crochet project that is chic and modern? This easy granny square crochet pattern is perfect for beginner crochet projects. A classic crochet pattern, this fun afghan square has so many uses. Whether you want some fun DIY home decor or a unique throw, this Sandbar Granny Square Crochet Pattern has it all.

Sandbar Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Trifles & Treasures

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22. Free Lace Square Crochet Pattern by Cre8tion Crochet

Give your afghan an enticing lace pattern with this Lace Square Crochet Pattern. This is a quick and easy design that’s perfect for crafting afghans or trivets for around the kitchen. Switch up the types of yarn to create granny squares for a variety or purposes. These lacy granny squares are fun, fast, and simple!

Free Lace Square Crochet Pattern by Cre8tion Crochet

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23. Bloomfield Square Crochet Pattern by TL Yarn Crafts

This Bloomfield Square Pattern will bring together your love of Tunisian crochet and traditional crochet. This square is incredibly easy to make, even if you’ve never tried Tunisian crochet before. And the possibilities for your finished square are endless.

Make individual squares for coasters or wall art. If you’re feeling ambitious, seam several squares together to make a scarf, blanket, or even a top.

Bloomfield Square Crochet Pattern by TL Yarn Crafts

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24. Window Box Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Lisa Mauser

These lovely, vibrant crochet squares are absolutely perfect to whip up a fun, spring project, like for instance a blank, pillow case, or a table runner. The best part is, you can easily make these using yarn scraps! Don’t forget to add extra rows for a larger square, if you want!

Window Box Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Lisa Mauser

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25. Grandview Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Stitching Together

This is a gorgeous crochet granny square motif perfect for heirloom quality blankets, bags, scarves or wherever else you’d like to use a beautiful granny square crochet pattern.

Grandview Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Stitching Together

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ONCE YOU’RE PUMPING OUT CROCHET SQUARES LIKE A GRANDMA ON A MISSION, YOU’LL BE READY TO DECIDE ON WHAT TYPE OF PROJECT TO MAKE WITH THEM!

We’d love to know what ideas you came up with. So please share your finished projects on our Facebook Page. And if you want to go beyond just a square and looking for larger projects, you may also check our collection of patterns for blanketsclothinghome decor, and more!

Crocheting takes practice and it’s always refreshing to crochet a nice, simple, square that’s perfect for beginners!