Granny squares are a perennially popular motif, and are a fantastic way to get into making motifs. They’re simple for anyone to make, even beginners, and like all motifs they can be recombined into a wide variety of projects. To celebrate Granny Square Day, I’ve pulled my resources on granny squares together here.
Classes About Granny Squares
Become more confident with your granny square skills by taking a class on the popular project!
Granny Square Math
The second part of my Math for Crocheters series, this class is all about working on crochet projects from the center out. An online course that is available 24/7, go at your own pace and take the time you need to full understand the ideas and put them into practice as you work on your own crochet projects.Sign up for class
Granny Square Videos
Follow along with these YouTube videos to learn how to make picture-perfect granny squares!
Patterns Made with Granny Squares and Other Motifs
The Village Hat
Square and triangular motifs (plus a border) combine to make this easy hat.Purchase on Ravelry
Granny Stripes Hat
Using the granny stitch and your favorite colors, crochet this hat from the top down.Free Crochet Pattern
Granny Hexie Cowl
Use hexagons instead of squares to make this simple cowl. The join-as-you-go construction means there aren’t seams to worry about.Free Crochet Pattern
Tower Stitch Granny Square
Use this pattern wherever you would use a regular granny square, but for a unique textured look!Free Crochet Pattern
Fixing a Common Problem
Do your granny square projects end up skewed? Find the solution?Fix your skewed squares
Books with Granny Squares (and other Motifs!)
Two of my most popular books are all about motifs! Granny squares are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these modular shapes.