42 Crochet Square Patterns

The humble crochet square is often the first project on the hook for would-be crocheters. It’s the perfect way to start your journey — simple, quick to make, and versatile. Find all the ideas you could imagine in this collection of 42 Crochet Square Patterns.

These squares are perfect for small things around the house like dishcloths or coasters. Or you can just as easily join them together to form larger projects like blankets or smaller items like sweaters, tops, and even bags and purses.

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1. Many Cats Square Crochet Pattern by Pony Mc Tate

Like cats? Handy with a crochet hook? Always wanted to memorialize your puss by way of a throw cushion but didn’t know how? Then this is the pattern for you.

Quick and easy, this playful Many Cats Square Crochet Pattern is ripe for customizing to your favourite feline.

Many Cats Square Crochet Pattern by Pony Mc Tate

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2. Sunflower Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Sew Happy Creative

Based on a traditional granny square pattern, this Sunflower Granny Square Crochet Pattern looks beautiful in any shade you choose and would make a beautiful blanket or cushion blanket.

Sunflower Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Sew Happy Creative

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3. Classic Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Hopeful Honey

This granny square is a classic crochet pattern. It is often one of the first items a person learns to make when first learning how to crochet.

Use this crochet square pattern to create many complementing-colored squares that can be connected together for a beautiful granny square afghan or use them for another project.

Classic Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Hopeful Honey

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4. Crochet Raindrops Square Pattern by Crafty CC

This Crochet Raindrops Square Pattern speaks for itself. The texture and the rainbow colors are designed to evoke delight.

The pattern is accompanied by another granny square pattern and a rainbow crochet hexagon pattern. You’ll crochet joy for days!

Crochet Raindrops Square Pattern by Crafty CC

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5. Victorian Lattice Square Crochet Pattern by Destany Wymore

This Victorian Lattice Square Pattern will allow you to make a stunning blanket or pillow with minimum effort.

With this simple but extraordinary square, you will create an elegant lattice texture with many possibilities for your own creations. The pattern is in a class by itself, and few words can fully describe its delicate beauty.

Victorian Lattice Square Crochet Pattern by Destany Wymore

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6. Duchesse Crochet 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″.

Duchesse Crochet Square Pattern by Beauti Wool Treasures

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7. Impressions Of Spring Square Crochet Pattern by Catie Moore

If you’re looking for fresh, subtle, floral motifs, here they are at their finest! These Impressions of Spring Squares are simply out of this world.

The pattern is probably best suited to an intermediate crocheter (or adventurous beginner) as it uses some puff stitches and front/back post stitches, but it is certainly worth the effort!

Impressions Of Spring Square Crochet Pattern by Catie Moore

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8. 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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9. Easy Granny Square Crochet Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

This Easy Granny Square Crochet Pattern is a variation on the classic crochet granny square. It uses the same first two rounds as a basic granny square, then you finish it with two more rounds of single crochet stitches.

The single crochet stitches create a nice finished edge to the squares, so you can use single squares on their own as coasters.

Stitch a long row of them together to make a skinny granny scarf or join many of them together to create blankets in varied sizes.

Easy Granny Square Crochet Pattern by The Spruce Crafts

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10. Crochet Elephant Square Pattern by Thoresby Cottage

This Crochet Elephant Square Pattern will give you a basic applique that you can add on to any project. Alternatively, you can complete the full design and you have a granny square pattern. Get creative using the pattern to make baby gifts!

Crochet Elephant Square Pattern by Thoresby Cottage

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11. Crochet Square Pattern by Lilla Bjorn Crochet

This Crochet Square Pattern uses an overlay crochet technique with a very soft and draping background making it perfect for blankets.

But the pattern can be also used for pillow decorations, trivets, chair pads, and more! You can make it monochrome or use many different colors to perfectly match your taste and interior.

Crochet Square Pattern by Lilla Bjorn Crochet

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

What makes this granny square different is that it’s a solid granny square that begins as a circle and gradually turns into a square. Just like a classic granny square crochet pattern, the possibilities for these little suckers are really endless!

Circle To Square Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Just Be Crafty

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13. Solid Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Yarn Hild

With this Solid Granny Square Crochet Pattern, you can make so many pretty and simple projects! The solid granny square has a timeless look, also they are quick and easy to make.

You can make some using up leftover yarn, and turn it into a granny square afghan when you are done. Also, this is something that you can use as an on the go project when you are traveling somewhere.

Solid Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Yarn Hild

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14. Crochet Boho Square Pattern by Crochet Objet

This Boho square is a decorated, ornamental, kind of square, with a bohemian chic. It’s a square made of 4 different cotton colors.

This granny square is filled with beautiful stitched and colors. It’s a great yarn stash buster and gives you lots of fun options for playing around with color combos!

Crochet Boho Square Pattern by Crochet Objet

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15. Crochet Lion Square Pattern by Dada’s Place

These colorful and happy Crochet Lion Squares will make any crochet item extraordinary and unique. The square measures approximately 11 x 11 cm (4.3” x 4.3”).

Your baby or toddler surely will love to have these smiling buddies keeping them company and cheering them up. You can use this square to make blankets, bedspreads, cushions, bags, and scarves.

Crochet Lion Square Pattern by Dada's Place

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16. Crochet Beautiful Square Pattern by I Love Crochet

Who loves elegant and cute creations? This is a nice chance to create a granny square step by step with their own hands in just a brief amount of your time. A very beautiful and attractive granny square pattern with a modern design.

Crochet Beautiful Square Pattern by I Love Crochet

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17. Tiny Star Square Crochet Pattern by Vivid Kreations

This Tiny Star Square Crochet Pattern is a single round 5 point star with a true star shape. To highlight this, the pattern uses post stitches as rays of light which also lift the star up, making the center pop.

There are also 2 size options for this square. Stop at part 1 for a 13cm square or grow it with part 2 for a 17cm square.

Tiny Star Square Crochet Pattern by Vivid Kreations

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18. Bergenia Square Crochet Pattern by Echt Gaaf Haken

Although this Bergenia Square Crochet Pattern looks complex, it’s really easy to make and repetitive enough to make it a calming pattern to crochet.

Each round is quite simple, but together and in combination with the ombre colors they form a lovely, hypnotic pattern.

The stitches that are used are normal stitches like sc, hdc, dc, fpdc, fptr. You will also be making stitches in the back loops only. Nothing too hard!

Bergenia Square Crochet Pattern by Echt Gaaf Haken

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19. Casablanca Crochet Square Pattern by Pattern Paradise

This Casablanca Crochet Square Pattern is a fun square with overlay crochet to create the 3D effect.

This square would be great in combination with others for an afghan or bedspread, but if you aren’t feeling inspired for such a large project, try two of them together to make a throw pillow.

Casablanca Crochet Square Pattern by Pattern Paradise

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20. Mushroom Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Goddess Connections

This wonderful and unique Mushroom Crochet Granny Square Pattern was dreamed up and inspired by the passion for nature and love for mushrooms and fungi!

The pattern provides instructions to create single granny squares and how to join them together, also two choices of edging to finish off your creation.

Mushroom Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Goddess Connections

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21. Free Crochet Square Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

Why crochet row upon row of basic sc or dc stitches when you could use front post or back post stitches, popcorns, clusters, or shells?

This Free 12″ Square Crochet Pattern is one of my most textured pieces to date–flowers, vines, trellises, an ornate framework on mirrors, and table legs!

Incorporating this square into your next afghan or home decor project is guaranteed to take to the next level.

Free Crochet Square Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

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22. Textured Ripple Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Indigo Pobble

If you love the texture of post stitches then you will definitely want to check out this Textured Ripple Granny Square Crochet Pattern.

It uses post stitches with alternating placement to create an undulating rippling design. As with any classic granny square, this crochet pattern is worked in the round.

That’s not something you see often with post stitches, so it might give you a chance to try something new.

Textured Ripple Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Indigo Pobble

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23. Pumpkin Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Torreya Treasures

If you’re looking for a multipurpose Halloween decoration idea, this Pumpkin Granny Square Crochet Pattern is just the thing.

With this pattern, you can make the most amazing pumpkin blanket or coasters. The pattern functions as a practical accessory as well as festive holiday decor. It can be used at Thanksgiving, too.

Pumpkin Granny Square Crochet Pattern by Torreya Treasures

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24. Charlotte Large Crochet Square Pattern by Look At What I Made

Charlotte is a large crochet square. Dense overlay stitches combine with more lacy parts to create a delicate, vintage feel.

The pattern is written for double-knit yarn, but you can use any yarn/hook combination you prefer, provided that you use the indicated hook for the selected yarn.

Charlotte Large Crochet Square Pattern by Look At What I Made

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25. Simple Filet Starburst Square Crochet 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. Since there are no color changes that means a lot fewer ends to weave in!

And the fun part is that the squares are attached by crocheting them together, first with a row of single crochet and then a raised row of double crochet, simple and really unique!

Simple Filet Starburst Square Crochet Pattern by Creative Jewish Mom

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26. Dragon Flower Stained Glass Square Crochet Pattern by Dragon Bird Creations

Who doesn’t love all the intricate stained glass windows? For those of us who do, these beautiful Dragon Flower Stained Glass Squares are just everything.

If you want your stained glass square to vibrate with juicy colors, create a cocktail of bright shades, and mix warm and cold tones together.

The touch of black yarn will complete your vision and add a sophisticated vibe to the whole design.

Dragon Flower Stained Glass Square Crochet Pattern by Dragon Bird Creations

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27. Kitty Cat Crochet Square Pattern by Sewrella

This Kitty Cat Crochet Square is such a fun and whimsical little project with tons of personality! By changing the colors of the kitty’s head and spot, you can make tons of variations of this pattern.

Use this square pattern to make a kitty-themed blanket or pillow, or just attach it to a gift for your favorite cat lover! It works up rather quickly and is a great advanced beginner project.

Kitty Cat Crochet Square Pattern by Sewrella

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28. Fire Square Crochet Pattern by Lilla Bjorn Crochet

The design at the center of this Fire Square Crochet Pattern is an ornamental design associated with Christmas across a few different cultures.

If you use different yarn (fingering, lace or even thread) with a smaller hook, you will get smaller squares. And they can be joined together into blankets! Maybe even with squares in different colors?

Or how do you like an idea of making this square with thread and sewing it onto linen pad for a festive pin cushion? It could make a wonderful gift for your crafty friend!

Fire Square Crochet Pattern by Lilla Bjorn Crochet

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

The best part about these Bright and Bulky 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).

Crochet these super quick squares using Bernat’s bulky yarn. These granny squares take no time at all, due to the yarn weight, and can be worked up in many bright colors.

Use the pattern to make a bulky baby blanket for a quick and easy baby shower gift!

Bright And Bulky Squares Crochet Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

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30. Crochet Owl Square Pattern by Emma Crochet Design 4 U

This Crochet Owl Square Pattern can be made up with rich, warm fall colors or in a cooler pallet to herald in the drop in temperatures,

There are so many uses for this square from baby blankets to tote bags and purses as well as the iconic afghan. It’s also a great pattern to make a crochet bunting to decorate a child’s bedroom.

Crochet Owl Square Pattern by Emma Crochet Design 4 U

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31. Crochet Granny Square Floral Pattern by Luba Davies Atelier

A 3D flower blooms in the center of this granny square — perfect for making crochet blankets, tablecloths, and more, You can even stitch a single square and frame it on the wall!

Choose your colors and make these granny squares resemble your favorite flowers, or have them simply match your favorite colors or color scheme. The possibilities are endless!

Crochet Granny Square Floral Pattern by Luba Davies Atelier

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32. Crochet Sunburst Square Pattern by Make And Do Crew

This Crochet Sunburst Square Pattern works beautifully in most granny square patterns where a traditional granny square could be used. Blankets, afghans, retro jackets, cardigans, pillows, cushions, and even slippers. You’ll have this modified granny square pattern memorized in no time!

Crochet Sunburst Square Pattern by Make And Do Crew

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33. Crochet Bobble Drops Flower Granny Square Pattern by Crochet For You

This Crochet Bobble Drops Flower Granny Square Pattern is so fresh and dainty for spring and it comes complete with a free pattern that is detailed enough even for a crochet newbie to follow.

This granny square is easy and fast to crochet with only 4 rounds and with 2 contrasting colors to make the flower from the background pop out.

Crochet Bobble Drops Flower Granny Square Pattern by Crochet For You

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34. 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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35. Crochet Easy Square Pattern by The Easy Design

This Crochet Easy Square Pattern is a simple pattern that 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. Feel free to mix and match different colors to create your own Flower Squares! Invest your imagination and you’ll get even better results!

Crochet Easy Square Pattern by The Easy Design

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36. Cupcake Square Crochet Pattern by Jeans Needles

Here is a pattern for a Cupcake square. Use your imagination, a blanket? Hat? Scarf? So many choices of colors and things to make.

Made with medium weight yarn, the finished square measures 6 inches. You could add more rows (instructions included) to enlarge the size.

Cupcake Square Crochet Pattern by Jeans Needles

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37. Linen Log Cabin Square Free Crochet Pattern by Divine Debris

Do you love quilting and crochet? Because you’re in luck with this Linen Log Cabin Square. It’s a combination of a very classic design, the Log Cabin, but uses the linen stitch to give it a little more texture and dimension.

This design is a quick and fun way to use up the many odds and ends of yarn you have all over the place.

Linen Log Cabin Square Free Crochet Pattern by Divine Debris

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38. Rainbow Gumdrop Crochet Square Pattern by Thoresby Cottage

This Rainbow Gumdrop Crochet Square Pattern is all about texture and color, and makes use of some fun stitches to create the overall effect.

This sweet little square can be used for so many different things. From blankets to pouches and lots in between! This would be lovely in other colors too!

Rainbow Gumdrop Crochet Square Pattern by Thoresby Cottage

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39. Ditsy Daisy Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Lullaby Lodge

This Ditsy Daisy Crochet Granny Square is a beautiful crochet motif that’s perfect for spring! The combination of the daisy and pastel colors make this square one for the record books.

It’s an all-time adorable pattern that you can use for coasters in any room in your house, or even that you can combine together to make a granny square blanket.

Whatever you decide to do with these daisy granny squares is sure to be floral and delightful!

Ditsy Daisy Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Lullaby Lodge

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40. Two Color Linen Stitch Square Crochet Pattern by Look At What I Made

This Two Color Linen Stitch Square employs the linen stitch (moss stitch or granite stitch). These instructions are written specifically for Linen Stitch Squares made using only 2 colors and alternating colors in every round.

The stitch is very dense, so using a much larger hook than what is called for the yarn weight is recommended.

Two Color Linen Stitch Square Crochet Pattern by Look At What I Made

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41. Succulent Cacti Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Sewrella

This Succulent Cacti Granny Square is a really fun addition to any granny square afghan or a wonderful home decor accent!

Make a bunch of these squares into a blanket or pillow and you’ll be on trend with this season’s succulent plant craze! It works up rather quickly and is a great advanced beginner project.

Succulent Cacti Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Sewrella

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42. Boho Diamond Crochet Square Pattern by Six Hampton Crochet

This Boho Diamond Crochet Square Pattern is a modern twist on the traditional crochet granny square! There are so many things you can do with it. You can have fun changing its look by just switching colors.

Boho Diamond Crochet Square Pattern by Six Hampton Crochet

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With all these crochet square patterns, you’ll be stitching up a storm! Have fun with them!

Once you’re pumping out 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.

If you want to go beyond just a square and looking for larger projects, you may also check our collection of patterns for blankets, clothing, home decor, and more!

Now it’s time to pick out your favorite crochet square patterns, grab your hook and some yarn and get crocheting!