Granny square afghans are easy to crochet and wonderfully versatile. You can crochet granny squares in just about any yarn, thread or fiber imaginable. The squares are small and portable so you can work on them anywhere as well. Once you've crocheted a stack of them, it's easy to turn them into a throw or afghan. All you have to do is sew the squares together and add an edging.
You can get inspiration from these free granny square afghan crochet patterns. Make them for gifts or charity projects.
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Jack and Lydia Floral Granny Square Afghan
Two different 4-inch floral squares are combined in this lovely granny square afghan. Alternating them creates a lovely design. But if you prefer one over the other, you could certainly work it in different colors and alternate that square.
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Giant Granny Square Afghan
If you don't want to make a pile of granny squares to join together, just keep working a single granny square into an afghan. This is perfect for when you want a square afghan.
Super Scrap Baby Blanket Pattern from planet carina
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Hexagon Granny Square Afghan
Not every crocheted granny is a square; there are crochet pentagons, hexagons, and other shapes. One example is a floral hexagon loosely based on the granny square—it has six sides instead of four but is otherwise similar to a granny square. Put hexagons or pentagons together for a lovely afghan.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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Flower Center Granny Square Afghan
Simple floral center granny squares can be worked in one or more colors. These can create afghans as beautiful as any garden.
Floral Center Granny Square Pattern from The Spruce Crafts