Granny Square Blankets | 70 Free Crochet Patterns

Throws are probably the most common thing you think of when you think of granny squares! You can make them in the traditional style with bright middle colors and dark borders — and there are a couple of those patterns here — or make them all in one color, with light borders, or any way you’d like! Yarnspirations has these 70 free granny square blankets and throw projects for you to make, plus more granny square projects! If you’re not sure how to make a granny square, you can learn from these written and video instructions.

Need more granny inspiration? Check out our roundup of Granny Square books.

Granny Square Blankets | 70 Free Crochet Patterns

One Big Granny Square

All of the blankets in this section are made of one giant granny square, either in a square or in a rectangle. This style is popular for baby blankets but can be made even bigger for anyone.

Crochet Square Flair Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Several Squares

These blankets are made up of smaller granny squares put together. Many have squares of the same size, while others use several different sizes of squares.

Speedy Granny Throw Free Crochet Pattern

So Not Squares!

The shapes in these blankets are triangles, diamonds, and other non-square shapes!

Angular Crochet Throw Free Crochet Pattern

Granny Stitch

Sometimes the same grouped stitch pattern used in granny squares is used to make stripes instead! These plain stripes or wave patterns are made using a granny stitch.

Granny Stripes Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

More Granny Square Patterns

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