10 3D Granny Squares Crochet Patterns

Are you tired of making traditional granny squares? I love granny squares, but they can get boring. So, instead of creating the same old squares over and over, I enjoy creating 3D granny squares. If you are looking for a fun new project, 3D granny squares might be just what you need. With their added dimension, they can give your crochet projects a modern twist.

What are 3D Granny Squares?

3D granny squares are a variation of the traditional crochet granny squares. The 3D aspect adds to the dimensionality of the design. These granny squares can either have a pattern that gives the illusion of being three-dimensional or have a raised surface.

  • Illusion of 3D

Some 3D granny squares use colour combinations that create the illusion of dimension. By creating the squares and strategically arranging them, your project will have a fun 3D look.

  • Actual 3D Construction

Some granny squares are physically three-dimensional. These crochet granny squares are made using special stitches or adding premade pieces to a square.

10 3D Granny Square Crochet Patterns

Below are 10 3D granny squares that are guaranteed to add dimension to your next project.

1. 3D Granny Square Afghan Crochet Pattern by ChangePathCrochet

The 3D Illusion Granny Square Afghan is a gorgeous blanket. It looks as though the design is popping off the fabric. It is perfect for getting warm and cozy on cold days or decorating a room.

The blanket uses four shades of the same colour to create the 3D illusion in each granny square. A fifth colour is used to sew the squares together.

It is made with simple stitches like double crochet and chain spaces. Once complete, the blanket will measure about 49.5 inches (125.73 cm) x 66 inches (167.64 cm).

3D Granny Square Afghan Crochet Pattern by ChangePathCrochet

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2. Crochet Daisy 3D Granny Squares Pattern by Crochet Bits

The daisy 3D granny square is a beautiful creation that will bring a touch of spring to any space. You can use the squares as coasters or join them together to make a blanket or pillow cover.

The free granny square pattern uses single crochet and double crochet stitches. You will need a 3 mm crochet hook and smooth DK weight yarn in three colors (yellow, white, and pink).

The pattern includes written instructions accompanied by plenty of helpful pictures. Each square will measure approximately 4 inches (10.5 cm) square.

Crochet Daisy 3D Granny Squares Pattern by Crochet Bits

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3. Gummy Bear Crochet 3D Granny Square Pattern by Luluslittleshop

The Gummy Bear Granny Square is a fun and whimsical project. It is perfect for adding a playful touch to any crochet project. With its adorable gummy bear motif, this granny square pattern is perfect for blankets, pillows, and even clothing.

The crochet pattern for the Gummy Bear Granny Square includes a video tutorial. It is rated as intermediate level. Each finished square measures approximately 3.5 inches (8.89 cm) x 4 inches (10.16 cm). Instructions are provided for creating both a 30 inch (76.2 cm) square blanket and a larger 33.5 inch (85.09 cm) x 38 inch (96.52 cm) baby blanket.

Gummy Bear Crochet 3D Granny Square Pattern by Luluslittleshop

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4. 3D Squares Illusion Afghan Crochet Pattern by ChangePathCrochet

The 3D Squares Illusion Afghan attracts the eye with its stunning 3D effect. It is perfect for adding depth and visual interest to your home decor. It is a statement piece that will impress all who see it.

This blanket pattern is designed for crocheters with intermediate to advanced skill levels. The granny squares are joined using the C2C stitch. When finished, the blanket will measure close to 49 inches (124.46 cm) x 62 inches (157.48 cm).

3D Squares Illusion Afghan Crochet Pattern by ChangePathCrochet

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5. Afghan 3D Granny Square Crochet Pattern by StitchesByMandy

This 3D Afghan will add a pop of colour to your room. Whether draped over a sofa or folded at the foot of a bed, this afghan is both practical and visually striking.

The 3D granny squares pattern is easy to follow for crocheters of all skill levels. Each square measures approximately 12.5 inches (31.75 cm) x 12.5 inches (31.75 cm). There are directions included for joining the squares together to form the finished afghan. The pattern suggests using Red Heart Super Saver Jumbo yarn in four different color and a size I (5.50 mm) crochet hook.

Afghan 3D Granny Square Crochet Pattern by StitchesByMandy

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6. Retro Flower 3D Granny Square Crochet Pattern by SimplePatternsForYou

The Daisy 3D Retro Flower Granny Square crochet pattern creates squares with a vintage vibe. These squares are perfect for creating retro, hippie style projects. Whether used individually or combined to create larger projects, these daisy granny squares will add a touch of fun.

This pattern is suitable for crocheters with at least an advanced beginner skill level. The pattern includes detailed, step-by-step instructions and clear photos.

Retro Flower 3D Granny Square Crochet Pattern by SimplePatternsForYou

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7. 3D Daisy Granny Square Crochet Pattern by MotifPatterns

These daisy granny squares are suitable for making pillow covers, bags, blankets, cardigans, and more. Whether used individually or combined into larger projects, they add a playful and whimsical touch to any crochet project.

The 3D Daisy Granny Square pattern is beginner-friendly. It is written in English using US crochet terms. It includes over 30 helpful photos and step-by-step instructions. Each finished square measures approximately 3.5 inches (9 cm).

3D Daisy Granny Square Crochet Pattern by MotifPatterns

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8. Many Cats Square 3d Crochet Pattern by PonyMcTate

The Many Cats Square crochet pattern is perfect for cat lovers. With its playful design and customizable options, this pattern allows you to create squares that resemble your pets.

This granny square pattern is suitable for adventurous beginners. The pattern is written in English using UK crochet terms, with a conversion chart included for US terms. Each square is worked in simple stitches and the applique cat is sewn on afterwards.

The pattern provides row-by-row written instructions for one type of cat. There are photos and suggestions for creating other cat breeds.

You might might also want to check out these Crochet Cat Blanket Patterns.

Many Cats Square 3d Crochet Pattern by PonyMcTate

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9. Crochet 3D Granny Square Blanket Pattern by Marifu6a

Here is a free crochet 3D blanket pattern. The pattern creates the illusion of depth and dimension. It is a fun pattern that allows you to incorporate your favourite colour.

The free pattern includes a stitch chart and video tutorial. The finished size of the blanket will vary depending on the yarn and hook size used.

Crochet 3D Granny Square Blanket Pattern by Marifu6a

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10. Animal Squares Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern by NellasCottage

Nella’s Cottage Animal Squares are perfect for creating charming baby blankets. Each square features a different animal design, including a dog, a bear, an elephant, and more. This baby blanket is sure to be cherished for years to come.

The 3D granny squares are suitable for beginner to intermediate level crocheters. Each square is worked separately and then joined together to create the finished blanket. The size of the finished baby blanket will depend on the number of squares you use.

Also see: Crochet Animal Blanket Patterns

Animal Squares Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern by NellasCottage

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Frequently Asked Questions about 3D Granny Squares

What exactly are 3D granny squares?

3D granny squares are a variation of traditional granny squares. The 3D dimension is either created with the illusion of depth or by physically constructing a 3D square.

What type of projects can I use 3D granny squares for?

3D granny squares can be used for a variety of projects such as blankets, pillows, cushions, bags, and garments.

Are 3D granny squares beginner-friendly?

The difficulty of 3D granny squares varies. There are 3D granny squares that are beginner-friendly. While others are more difficult.

How do you wash 3D granny squares?

Generally, crochet projects should be hand washed and laid flat to dry. Doing so will help preserve their shape and texture.

Can 3D granny squares be combined with regular granny squares in a project?

Yes, you can combine 3D granny squares with traditional granny squares in a project. Experimenting with different combinations can create unique and eye-catching designs.

Add depth to your crochet projects by incorporating 3D granny squares.

3D granny squares are a fun and versatile way to add depth to your crochet projects. With their endless creative possibilities, these squares are sure to inspire you. So why not join me and see how fun 3D granny squares are to make? 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alexa Petrosian

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