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6 Granny Square Projects That Will Update Your Wardrobe and Home!

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6 Granny Square Projects That Will Update Your Wardrobe and Home!

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Goodness, gracious, great gaggle of grannies!

ok, so I was really searching hard there to make that work. Gaggle was all I could think of. Anyone else?

This Fall we’re celebrating granny squares. They’re appearing all over Instagram. It seems like a fun trend, so we’re getting in on the action and calling for you to as well! If you love making granny squares then show us! Use the hashtag:


and share your love of all forms of the iconic crochet motif.

Perfect Granny Square Kits

Need a few project ideas to get you going? Below are 3 kits from our blogger designers and 3 free patterns to help inspire your granny square projects.

Wildrose Market Bag

Crochet this beautiful Wildrose Market Bag that is composed of 13 granny squares seamed together in a special way! This eye-catching bag uses a variety of crochet stitches and is very sturdy using strong mercerized cotton and a dense strap using the waistcoat stitch. This bag is the perfect way to carry around your groceries, beach, and travel items!

Sweet Granny Baby Blanket

Show your love for classic crochet style when you make the Sweet Granny Baby Blanket. This twist on the classic granny square brings a modern flair to your heirloom crochet afghan.

Hooded Granny Vest

This vintage inspired vest features classic granny squares and an on-trend design. Comfy as can be, the alpaca blend yarn is both soft and warm while the hood will keep you perfectly cozy. An awesome layering piece for fall and winter alike.

FREE Granny Square Patterns

Granny Square Scarf

This design combines 2 different granny squares for a moderately wide scarf. Use Vanna’s Choice as shown, or your favorite worsted weight yarn.

Granny Squares Baby Afghan

This sweet baby blankie is made up of large classic granny squares. The color changes are achieved by using Mandala® Baby yarn.

Granny Afghan/Shawl

This piece can be a lapghan or a large shawl. Worked up using Shawl In a Ball yarn, the color changes happen with ease. Simply work around and around and let the square grow.

Learn How

Over the past few weeks I’ve been putting together granny square photo how-to posts. If you’re new to the granny square game, you may want to check out the Classic Granny Square.

More Grannies

More how-to posts are in the works, but here’s a few you can check out now:

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  • You have alot of nice patterns. I crochet and knit all day.

  • My least favorite patterns are those requiring joining pieces together. I do use the basic granny square and make it continuous until I have the desired width then add equal rounds on both ends to maintain the center and still end up with a queen size blanket for the shelters.
    Your suggestions are allowing me to change the center from the traditional pattern.
    Thank you for the patterns written in simple, easy to understand instructions.

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