15 Crochet Granny Square Cardigan Patterns

Hooked on the humble granny square but not sure what to do with them? Here are our favorite crochet granny square cardigan patterns to funk up your wardrobe in handmade style!

CROCHET GRANNY SQUARE CARDIGAN PATTERNS

If you have a bunch of leftover yarn, or granny squares laying around and you already have plenty of blankets, try stitching them together into a cardigan that will surely make a statement!


1. Crochet Granny Square Cardigan Pattern by Red Heart

Inspired by a designer coat that was priced at over a thousand dollars, this crochet coat elevates the granny square from mundane to marvelous! You will 6 neutral shades to finish this project, but feel free to experiment with any combination of tones that ignite your personal style. The pattern includes S-3X sizes.

Crochet Granny Square Cardigan Pattern by Red Heart

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2. Mountain Harvest Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Colorado Shire

As the cool crisp fall weather rolls in cozy up with the Mountain Harvest Cardigan. Paired with a cup of tea and a warm piece of pumpkin pie this long, elegant, and cozy cardigan will be your go-to. 

The super simple design make for an easy project, it is completely made out of solid granny squares with easy construction and step by step photos. This would be a lovely and fairly quick to make gift for a friend or yourself.

Mountain Harvest Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Colorado Shire

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3. Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Make And Do Crew

Take a traditional crochet motif and revive it for contemporary times! This granny square cardigan plays on the 1970’s classics with reimagined details to fit effortlessly into your modern wardrobe.

Did we mention this whole cardigan is seamless!? Good news like that is worth repeating. This pattern is perfect to make in neutrals, colors or any worsted weight yarn you have in your stash.

Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Make And Do Crew

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4. Granny Square Crochet Cocoon Cardigan Pattern by The Snugglery Patterns

Did you know you can crochet a shrug from a regular o’ll granny square? The pattern will show you how to crochet this continuous granny square motif and how to seam it into a cozy cocoon cardigan.

Beginner-friendly is the name of the game with this cardigan pattern. If youve never crocheted a wearable garment before, this is a great one to start with!

Granny Square Crochet Cocoon Cardigan Pattern by The Snugglery Patterns

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5. Arlo Granny Square Crochet Cardigan Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

This fun and modern take on a granny square sweater is right on trend featuring a flattering length and big sleeves. Use your favorite colors to create your own look, or go with the understated tone with shades of cream and heather.

This cardigan is made entirely of granny squares so there isn’t any difficult shaping. 

Arlo Granny Square Crochet Cardigan Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

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6. Movie Night Cocoon Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Two Of Wands Shop

Whether you’re cozying up on the couch or hitting up the local theater, this Movie Night Cocoon Cardgani is the perfect addition to your ensemble. Like the hug of a blanket, this shrug-style cardigan comfortably drapes over your shoulders for that extra bit of warmth.

Work it in a lightweight cotton for summer nights or a chunkier wool for cooler temperatures – this same pattern can be used for multiple weights!

Movie Night Cocoon Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Two Of Wands Shop

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7. Cropped Granny Square Jacket Crochet Pattern by Theodora Goes Wild

Colorful granny squares combine to make a fun and funky cropped cardigan, with three-quarter length sleeves. It’s the perfect stash-buster, which can be adapted to any DK (8-ply) yarn in any color combination.

Cropped Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Theodora Goes Wild

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8. Basket Case Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Electric Threadz Knot

The perfect everyday cardigan that can be styled up or down. This cardigan is so versatile and can be made in a range of different colour combinations. It takes a modern twist to granny squares, making the perfect spring/summer cardigan!

This cardigan is worked around granny squares with some added edging details. 

Basket Case Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Electric Threadz Knot

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9. Kaleidoscope Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by The Missing Yarn

Granny squares are used to create this lovely fun cardigan, worked in bright, uplifting palette. This beautiful Kaleidoscope Granny Square Cardigan is extremely colorful and eye-catching design.

You are guaranteed to attract plenty of admiring glances in this one.

Kaleidoscope Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by The Missing Yarn

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10. Crochet Kimono Cardigan Pattern by Yarnspirations

A slight twist on the classic granny square motif forms the basis for this unstructured cardigan that’s ready for cool autumn days. Crochet as shown or choose another multi-shade option to finish this bold addition to your everyday wardrobe.

Crochet Kimono Cardigan Pattern by Yarnspirations

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11. Hexagon Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Krazy Kabbage

This beautiful Hexagon Granny Square Hooded Cardigan is based on the traditional design but in a fun spiral form instead of the usual rounds. Although designed for a toddler, the included size chart means that it can be made in many sizes and with any yarn.

Hexagon Granny Square Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Krazy Kabbage

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12. Granny Winner Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Holland Designs

This cardigan is a real winner! Quick and easy to stitch, it begins with a simple granny square for the back and continues with rows to create the fronts and shawl collar, making this a seamless construction.

Made to measure using the standard size chart included in the pattern, pattern includes sizes 0-6 mos up to ladies 3X (and is easy to customize the size for your best fit.)

Granny Winner Cardigan Crochet Pattern by Holland Designs

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13. Matisse Hexagon Crochet Cardigan Pattern by The Missing Yarn

Colorful hexagons combine to make a fun and funky cardigan. This Matisse Hexagon Crochet Pattern is written for sizes small to extra large. It’s the perfect stash-buster, which can be adapted to any worsted weight yarn in any color combination, to suit anyone’s personal style. 

Matisse Hexagon Crochet Cardigan Pattern by The Missing Yarn

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14. Crochet Granny Lace Cardigan Pattern by Red Heart

This jaw-dropping Granny Lace Crochet Cardigan combines smart cardigan styling with the comfort of an easy-fit shrug. Stitch using a heavenly soft yarn to create floral motifs with a soft, brushed texture.

Lavender color makes it real, but choose your favorite shade for a tone you may enjoy more. Tip: Try using 2 colors – one for the body and one for the ribbing.

Crochet Granny Lace Cardigan Pattern by Red Heart

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15. Granny Square Crochet Blanket Cardigan Free Pattern by HanJan Crochet

Is it a blanket? Is it a cardigan? Actually, it’s both! This fab pattern transforms the classic granny square blanket into a super comfy cardigan, perfect for cool summer evenings!

The humble granny square has seen something of a revival recently and here’s a little idea about how to turn the simplest of granny square blankets into a super comfy slouchy cardigan that everyone will want to wear!

Using just a couple of seams you can transform any blanket into something really wearable and beautiful.

Granny Square Crochet Blanket Cardigan Free Pattern by HanJan Crochet

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WEAR YOUR CROCHET GRANNY SQUARE CARDIGAN WITH PRIDE KNOWING YOU’RE PAYING TRIBUTE TO ALL THE GRANNIES THAT CAME BEFORE YOU!

Which project will you be casting this season? Let us know by sharing a pic of your finished pieces on our Facebook Page. Craving for more? Here are 43 Crochet Cardigan Patterns to give you more ideas.

Whether it’s long, short, or cropped, you’ll find plenty of styles for ladies, men, children, and babies.

Isn’t it amazing? Do not think twice — prepare and use your yarn and hooks and start making these crochet granny square cardigan patterns now!