It’s finally here, the moment we’ve all been dreading. The end of Granny Square Month! So, it’s timely that I’m sharing this post with you today, Because, if you’re anything like me, you’ve been making granny squares like CRAZY, without any thought to how you’re going to use them. Got stacks of squares? I don’t blame you. There are some fabulously fun G square designs – from structural shaping to adorable appliques. This month has been packed full of inspiration. But, now what do you do with your teetering tower of granny squares? Let me help you, I’ve put together a list of the best ways to use a granny square. Hopefully you’ll find some inspiration!
But, before we get started…let’s have a catch-up with Granny Square Month content:
GRANNY SQUARE BLANKETS
Let’s start with the obvious, a blanket. This timeless classic is the ideal way to use up stacks of squares, and not only that it’s a toasty, satisfying make that will last for years and years with the right care. Talk about an heirloom!
The amazing thing about a granny square blanket is that it’s versatile as heck. Just like the little square itself. Whether you want to create a traditional blanket and use up squares you have already made, or try a granny with a twist, there’s plenty of choice out there.
Need to start at the beginning? Try these simple patterns first:
- Solid Granny Square for beginners
- Granny Square Pattern
- Super Solid Granny Square
- Crochet Teddy Granny Square
Ready to make a blanket? Then how about one of these?
GRANNY SQUARE GARMENTS
Granny squares are ideal for making clothes! Not only do you get to add your own twist of colour to a pattern, but you can customise the squares exactly how you like – meaning there are endless wardrobe possibilities and NO-ONE will have the same clothes as you.
Want to get your hands on ALL of the granny square content on Bella Coco? Why not browse my archive and see what you can find? I bet you’ll find the perfect project for you!
GRANNY SQUARE BAGS
This fresh and modern use of the G square is such a fun way to add some colour to your outfit. Whether you’re making a tote or a laptop bag – I guarantee you, these bags are just as fun to make as they are to wear!
GRANNY SQUARE CUSHIONS
Granny squares are a quick and fun way to update your home decor. Just grab some yarn the compliments (or clashes, depending on what you’re going for!) your colour scheme and get hooking! It can be as simple as stitching together squares you’ve already made, or you can follow a dedicated pattern. Both are cosy, comfy and super cute!
I hope these patterns have given your brain a creative boost – there really is PLENTY you can do with a granny and these ways to use a granny square are barely even the tip of the crochet iceberg! From toys and trousers to wall-hangings and wearables – the granny square can do it all!
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What’s your favourite use for the granny square? I’d love to hear about your own personal favourite ways to use granny squares in the comments below!
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