[Free Pattern] Have A Fun Time Inventing Each Unique Square Using This Classic Granny Square Pattern

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 Are you still a noob when it comes to crochet? Sometimes when you're in the beginning, granny squares may seem difficult. And so does making your first blanket. If you start with this Classic Granny Square Pattern by Purl Soho you may come to the conclusion that it's much easier to do a granny square than you previously assumed. The photo tutorial is very well done and detailed and truly very helpful. If you wonder how to join the granny squares together, here is an explanation of one way to sew granny squares together, still on The Purl Bee site. Check it out just under the “Assembling” section.

You can make granny squares big, small, tight, loose, from a single color or many colors. The only guidelines are to find a beautiful, natural yarn you’ll really want to cuddle, and have a fun time inventing each unique square.


natural fiber yarn
For a warm coverlet, try merino wool, cashmere, or alpaca.  For a light summer throw, try cotton and silk or bamboo.

crochet hook in a size appropriate for your yarn.
For bulky weight yarn, try a 8 – 10 mm hook.
For worsted weight yarn, try a 4.5 – 5.5 mm hook.
For sport weight yarn, try a 4 mm hook.
For lace weight yarn, try a 2 – 5 mm hook.

Classic Granny Square Pattern 3

Image source: Purl Soho


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For more information check out: The Purl Bee.
Photo Source: The Purl Bee.

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