Granny squares are great for lots of projects, not just blankets! You can make hats and bags using granny squares, too. Check out these fun patterns—they all start as simple squares, but they can be turned into something special.
This free crochet pattern roundup was created from a Pattern Look-up Request from Barbara.
Create Fun and Unique Projects with Granny Squares
Create something unique and special with granny squares! From blankets to bags and hats, check out these fun patterns that start with a simple granny square. Get inspired and give your projects a special touch.
Giant Granny Square Bag
Created by Zelna Olivier this beautiful bag was made from one large granny square. Learn how she made this project and pick up the free pattern from her post!
Solid Granny Square Bottom Bag
Created by Crochet with Clare this Solid Granny Square Bottom Bag can be crocheted with any yarn and hook combination.
Crochet Squares Hat and Scarf Set
Designed by Lisa Gentry the Crochet Squares Hat and Scarf set was made with Medium Weight Yarn  and a 5.5 mm (I) crochet hook.
Vintage Granny Bonnet
Designed by Jennifer Dickerson the Vintage Granny Bonnet was made from 2 granny squares with a pretty scalloped edging.
Hip Granny Hat
Download your copy of this Hip Granny Hat from DROPS Design.
Parisian Chique Fat Bottom Bag
Designed by Marinke Slump this lovely Parisian Chique Fat Bottom Bag includes a tutorial on how to line your bag and add the embellishments.
Granny Square Balaclava
Available from Yarnspirations as a free PDF download, the Granny Square Balaclava is crocheted with Aran Weight Yarn  and a 4 mm (G) hook.
African Flower Baby Hat
Designed by Marjolein Loomans, this pretty baby hat starts with an African Flower Square and transistions into a lovely hat. The free pattern includes sizes newborn, 3 months and 6-12 months.
Solely Granny Squares Hat
This fun project is created by sewing 5 granny squares together. The pattern is available fro free on Crafty Christina’s Blog. The pattern is available as a free PDF download.
Granny Scrap Hat
Designed by Erika Loftin, the Granny Scrap Hat begins with a granny square and is worked in rounds from the top-down. The pattern is available as a free PDF download.
Flower Top Hat
Designed by Aimie Bennett, the Flower Top Hat Hat begins with a flower granny square and is worked in rounds from the top-down. Crocheted with DK Weight Yarn  and a 5 mm (H) hook. UK Terms. The finished hat will fit a child (18 inch circumference).
Harmony Granny Bag
Designed by Bernadine Graham, the Harmony bag is made with 3 large granny squares. The pattern calls for DK Weight Yarn and a 4 mm (G) crochet hook.
You may also enjoy these posts:
- Traditional Granny Squares Patterns
- Granny Square Christmas Stocking Pattern
- Granny Square Shadow Box Project
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Explore the versatile world of granny squares beyond just blankets. Discover how these simple squares can be creatively transformed into unique hats, trendy bags, and more. Dive into fun patterns that will redefine your crafting skills and let you create something truly special starting from a simple square. This is a must-read for all crochet enthusiasts seeking new challenges and ways to maximize their skills.