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Learn How to Crochet Different Granny Square Designs

Updated May 14, 2024

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OK, it’s no secret that I love granny squares. There’s just something about the humble little square that has my heart. There are literally HUNDREDS of patterns, from the classic Granny Square Pattern to more intricate patterns that I’ll be sharing throughout this post. I’m not sure any other crochet staple is quite as versatile! So, to celebrate this little square in ALL of its glory, I’m going to be sharing some of my favourite unique and unusual granny squares.

Granny squares also make great stash busters so dive into your yarn and meet me back here ready to be inspired. However before you get too excited you’ll need to know how to crochet the basic granny square but don’t worry I can help you with that also.

granny square tutorial

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circle of hope granny square

Circle of Hope Granny Square

This stunning granny square is a beginner friendly pattern which will look amazing no matter what colours you choose. I chose to take inspiration from a pastel rainbow (of course!) and I just adore how it’s turned out.

sunburst granny square

Sunburst Granny Square

If you love texture and colour you’ll love this cheerful sunburst granny square that features a circular motif with a burst of radiating colours. This style of granny square uses multiple colours and can be customised to match any colour scheme. 

bobble heart granny square

Bobble Heart Granny Square

Learn how to crochet this beautiful textured Bobble Heart Square. This textured crochet heart square is a beautiful and unique piece of crochet work that combines intricate texture and a lovely heart motif to create a stunning design.

tricolour granny square

Tricolour Granny Square by Designer Jan Eaton

The Tricolour granny square is by designer Jan Eaton taken from the book 200 Crochet Blocks. I adore this beautiful, intricate square. Click the button below for the tutorial where I demonstrate this beautiful square.

spiral granny square

Spiral Granny Square

Unravel the beauty of this mesmerising crochet spiral granny square, woven with intricate details and pastel hues. How gorgeous would this square look made into a cushion.

mitered granny square

Mitered Granny Squares

Get ready to fall in love with the art of crochet with this stunning mitered granny square – a fusion of classic elegance and modern charm and if that’s not enough keep scrolling for the solid mitered granny square below!

solid mitered granny square

Solid Mitered Granny Square

Theres something special about the simplicity of the solid mitered granny square. This stunning staggered design opens up so many abstract design possibilities. Another versatile and timeless granny square to explore for all your crafting needs!

victorian lattice square

Victorian Lattice Square by Destany Wymore

How beautiful is this Victorian Lattice granny square by designer Destiny Wymore. Click below for the video tutorial or click here to head over to Destiny’s Ravelry account to get the written pattern and for more inspiration to see how this beautiful design has been used.

heart granny square

Heart Granny Square

Add a touch of love and warmth to your crochet projects with this adorable heart granny square – a delightful way to express your affection through artful crafting! This cute little square would make a beautiful blanket, cushion or jumper!

spiked granny square

Spiked Granny Square

Wanting to put a spin on the traditional Granny square… unleash your creativity with this edgy and dynamic spiked granny square – a captivating blend of texture, colour, and pattern that will make your crochet projects stand out from the rest!

bobble circle square

Bobble Circle Square

Make a bold statement with this playful and whimsical bobble circle square – an irresistible combination of a textured circle in a square that will add a touch of fun to your crochet creations! Pictured the bobble circle has been crocheted using one colour but why not switch things up and introduce a third colour or use a variegated yarn.

c2c square

C2C Granny Square

Discover the magic of corner-to-corner crochet with this captivating c2c granny square – a stunningly intricate piece that showcases the beauty of c2c in a square so you can let your crochet imagination run wild.

farmhouse granny

Featured in the Pocket Book of Crochet Squares available with Crochet Now Magazine Issue 91 the farmhouse granny also named the wisteria granny is available as a video tutorial.

Still not had enough of the crochet square? There’s absolutely BUCKET LOADS full of inspiration to be found in my Granny Square Pinterest board. Why not follow along?


If you’re looking for a project to work on gradually whilst learning new crochet stitches then the Patchwork Blanket might be the project you’re looking for. Crochet 30 stitches and construct this beautiful Patchwork Blanket following my 65 page Ebook. Click here to find out more or alternatively click the image below.

Patchwork Blanket

I always love to see your makes so if you try any of my patterns or follow my stitch tutorials please tag me @bellacococrochet or use the #bellacococrochet

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