Are you looking for some beautiful crochet projects with Granny Squares? You’re in the right place!
When it comes to granny squares, there are mainly two types of crocheters.
- The ones who absolutely refuse to crochet another granny for the sake of their life!
- And the ones who loooove to crochet granny squares.
Since you are here, I’ll assume you are the second kind, and that granny squares are your kind of thing.
However, after piling granny squares over granny squares, that question always comes… What to do with all those granny squares?!
So, today, I would like to share with you lots of ideas on what to make with granny squares. For each project idea, I searched the web and found some nice patterns to link to.
For all these projects, you can either use the classic granny square, a solid square, or other kinds of squares.
Just check the size of the squares used in these projects and see what fits best with the ones that you already have!
Let’s start! …Or skip to what interests you the most in the menu below!
Would you like to explore more Granny Square Patterns? Take a look at these books from Annie’s!
Home Decor Ideas
1. Blankets and Throws
Granny square blankets are a true classic! After being intimidated by granny square blankets for a long time, I made my Bee Granny Square Blanket, and now I am totally hooked!
2. Chair Pads
When I saw this post on Creative Jewish Mom, I couldn’t resist sharing it.
These T-shirt yarn chair pads are such a great idea for your everyday kitchen chairs! They are easy to wash and you can customize them to exactly fit your chairs. And I think they would also be great for your garden or patio chairs!
3. Ottoman Covers
Do you have an old ottoman that doesn’t look that great anymore? How about covering it in a beautiful and colorful granny square cover?!
You can find this lovely ottoman cover pattern on Anna Virginia Fashion.
4. Granny Square Pillows
A granny square pillow can look great in your bedroom, in your baby nursery, your living room, or even in the kitchen!
I recently shared a step-by-step post on how to make a granny square pillow! While I used my Ladybug, Simple Circle, and Flower squares, you can use your favorite granny square design!
5. Table Runner
A granny square table runner is definitely next on my projects list! The real dream would be to make one for every season using the same pattern but with different color combos! What do you think?
This lovely granny square table runner is by Sew Happy Creative.
How cool is this granny square rug by Highland Hickory Designs?
7. Wall Hangings
Crocheting a wall hanging for my craft room has been sitting on my waitlist forever! Maybe it is time I make one like this awesome Granny Bobble Wall Hanging by Sweet Bee Crochet!
Crochet garlands can add a personalized touch to your home decor all year long. They’re also great for children’s parties, or parties in general! Get inspired by this lovely granny square garland by Just Be Crafty.
For the Kitchen
Granny squares can have lots of holes and gaps. So, not the best for potholders…
But there’s a very easy solution to that problem. Just double them!
Check out this cute granny square potholder by Mama in a Stitch…
Or this other potholder with a beautiful lace motif!
Who knew that granny squares would also make a lovely basket?! I am so inspired by this sweet granny square basket by Vika Moka.
Have you also always wanted to crochet a granny square sweater or cardigan? Check out this free pattern on Yarnspirations.com.
Or crochet this beautiful Granny Square Cardigan by Originally Lovely!
Or if you want to add a little more color, check the free crochet pattern for this Rainbow Granny Square Sweater by HanJan Crochet.
12. Wraps and Shawls
When you have a bunch of granny squares that you love, plus, they look so modern and fashionable, it is a super cool idea to just wear them!
Want an example?
I love this Ruana Wrap by Tonia of Nana’s Crafty Home.
There are many ways to crochet a granny square poncho. But look at this very original one by Miss Polly Crochet! This granny square poncho is a free download on LoveCrafts!
14. Hats and Beanies
Catherine from Lullaby Lodge created this cute crochet pattern of a granny square beanie. You really don’t want to miss it!
Another beautiful style of hat (which is also super trendy this year!) is the granny square bucket hat.
Pam of Carroway Crochet has a free pattern in Adult Small and Adult sizes. You can find it HERE (and there is also a video tutorial!).
This simple and beautiful granny square scarf is by Carmen from Annie Design Crochet.
16. Gloves and Wrist Warmers
Granny squares are great to make some easy peasy fingerless gloves! Wanna try a couple? Check out this colorful pattern by Goddess Crochet!
And how about a beautiful granny square headband? Check out this free pattern on Ravelry!
18. Tote & Market Bags
Market bags, tote bags, little zipper pouches… They’re all great when done using granny squares!
For a free tutorial, check the Magnolia Granny Square Bag pattern by Mama in a Stitch!
Donna from Naztazia shared a very easy and cute pattern for a pair of granny square slippers!
A tiny granny square can make for some beautiful earrings or a necklace pendant!
Do you have some scrap cotton yarn? A granny square scrubby might be the right eco-friendly project for you!
I hope you enjoyed reading about all the amazing projects you can make with granny squares!
But above all, I hope that you were able to find your next crochet project! So, tell me in the comments. What are you going to do with your beautiful granny squares?
Find a few granny square patterns here on the blog…
10 thoughts on “25+ Easy Crochet Projects with Granny Squares”
Thanks for sharing my Ottoman Cover! Granny squares are the best!
Thank you for letting me share your awesome pattern 🙂
What a great collection! Thank you so much for sharing my scarf x
Hi Carmen, thank you for letting me share your amazing work with my readers 🙂
Granny squares are the best!! I’ve made big blankets, little blankets, baby blankets, granny purses and bags for carrying a variety of things. And I’ve used the for stocking ornaments at Christmas. Thanks for the roundup of granny’s! I’ve found a few more I want to make!
I also love granny squares! And I’m so glad you found some new project ideas 🙂
These are some great ideas Raffaella! I am really eyeing the basket and table runner as my next project.. 😀
Oh nice, I also really like the basket! 🙂
I too love granny squares. I am a granny of 12 grandchildren. I am going to make the granny earrings. I can’t wait for the spring farm along for 2021.
These are all great ideas! Thank you for sharing and looking forward to seeing everyone’s designs they make with your designs.