Granny Square Crochet Project Ideas

Need some ideas for projects to make using crocheted granny squares?

  • 01 of 05
    Hand made crochet blanket
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    You probably didn't need me to suggest the most obvious thing to do with granny squares: Make them into granny afghans!

    If you already have a stack of granny squares crocheted and ready to go, you might be wondering what to do next to transform them into an afghan. Here are a couple of ideas:

  • 02 of 05
    Floral Granny Square Tote Bag Pattern
    Floral Granny Square Tote Bag Pattern. Floral Granny Square Tote Bag -- Photo © Lori Jean Karluk

    Unique finishing touches make this granny square tote bag stand out. Some of the details: an interesting trim, a pretty floral design, and hand-embroidered French knots.

    This tote was designed by Lori Jean Karluk.​

  • 03 of 05

    Floral Granny Square Pillow Pattern

    Floral Granny Square Pillow
    Floral Granny Square Pillow. Floral Granny Square Pillow -- Photo © Lori Jean Karluk

    This granny square pillow features an eye-catching aster motif as the focal point. This pattern was designed by Lori Jean Karluk.

  • 04 of 05
    Baby Bonnet Made of Crochet Granny Squares
    Baby Bonnet Made of Crochet Granny Squares. Baby Bonnet Made of Crochet Granny Squares -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

    This lovely baby bonnet is an easy crochet project made from, you guessed it -- granny squares! Isn't this a cute idea?

    This is an original crochet pattern by Erica Jackofsky. Want to see more of Erica's designs? Click here for more of Erica's free crochet patterns.

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  • 05 of 05
    Granny Square Beanie
    Granny Square Beanie. Granny Square Beanie -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

    Feelin' groovy? Here's a fun retro-style pattern for a beanie constructed out of granny squares -- designed by Erica Jackofsky.