10 granny square patterns to create garments and accessories with this summer´s top trend

14 June, 2022

1970s hippie style is having a comeback, that thin line between retro and modern, or the nostalgia for our grandmothers’ artisanship… Whichever the reason, this summer, crochet is everywhere! And among the crochet techniques, the granny square is, without a doubt, this season’s top trend. Which is why, in this post, we’ll share 10 granny square patterns to create tops, dresses, bags, vests, headbands, or cardigans. Discover the versatility of the crochet granny square beyond classic blankets. Get hooked on the charm and benefits of granny squares!

granny square patterns

Granny square patterns

Here’s a selection of granny square patterns using different applications. From garments made by just joining granny squares to using motifs or decorative details to show off a unique design.

granny square patterns

1. Boho style granny square top

Discover the versatility of granny squares with this crochet pattern to make a summer top made of crochet squares. Show off this halter neck top tied with a thin cord and the cool multicolor print of Mediterranea yarn.

 Boho style granny square top

2. Crochet dress with a granny square motif

Make this easy hippie-style crochet dress thanks to the fun and colorful Mimosa yarn. It features a pretty plunging neckline and a decorative granny square motif at the hem of the skirt.

 Crochet dress with a granny square motif

3. Crochet square vest

Turn granny squares into this summer’s key garment: the vest.

Crochet square vest

4. Long granny square cardigan

A Katia Plus pattern available from sizes L to 3XL. A spectacular long granny square cardigan in an elegant color combination with 3 Katia Panama yarns. Feel the power of crochet in your hands, by creating a versatile piece with a completely modern granny square design.

granny square patterns

5. Flower granny square crop top

This summer, enjoy a crochet crop top consisting of flower granny squares designed by Leire Villar @ameskeria. Get the African Flowers Kit and impress your friends by wearing this retro style crop top handmade by you!

Flower granny square crop top

Summer trend accessories

6. Sixties style granny square headband

Granny squares are on our mind… literally! Make a crochet headband with granny squares for your most sixties-inspired summer looks.

Sixties style crochet headband

7. Daisy granny square oversized bag

If you love large accessories and crochet, we recommend this oversized bag made with granny squares. Combine 3 colors of SeaCell Cotton to create crochet daisies: ochre, off-white, and khaki green.

granny square patterns

Granny squares for little fashionistas

8. Children’s dress with granny square top

Do you want to make a crochet children’s dress to wear on holiday? This pattern has a bit of everything: granny squares for the top, an open back with just two double crochet straps and an A-line skirt with a button closure at the back, at the waist.

crochet children’s dress

9. Baby pinafore dress

Dress your baby in a pinafore dress or skirt with crossover straps at the back. Just follow this crochet pattern that combines both modern and classic styles.

crochet baby pinafore dress

Free pattern: Top with 2 granny squares

And lastly, we suggest an easy pattern to make a top with two granny squares. Join them together, add some double crochet straps and decorate the dropped shoulders with flowers. Download the free pattern to get the instructions to make this children’s top in sizes 2, 4, and 6 years.

Free pattern top

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