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Crochet Granny Squares Patterns

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Eight Popcorns Granny Squares
Date Added: October 18, 2014
This granny square starts off as a circle and quickly turns into a granny square on the 3rd round. It has 8 popcorns hence the name!

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October Square
Date Added: November 1, 2009
This granny square is fun and easy to make. The popcorn stitches represent pumpkins and are made with 6 treble crochets in one stitch instead of the traditional 4 or 5 dc.

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Augusta Square
Date Added: January 31, 2009
This crocheted granny square is another named for a town in Maine. The colors represent the vast lush evergreen forest we have in the state.

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Seven Inch Bobble Square
Date Added: October 1, 2007
This crocheted granny square is 7" x 7" hence the name. It would make a great addition to anyone's collection of granny square patterns. It would also look great made up with scraps in an afghan.

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Winter Wonder Granny Square
Date Added: January 19, 2007
This 7½" granny square is fun and easy to make and would make a great addition to your granny square pattern library.

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April Square
Date Added: August 23, 2006
This square is another one for the calendar! It is very fast and easy to make and is a great way to use up some scraps.

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Clusters in the Center Square
Date Added: August 9, 2006
This 8 inch granny square is fun and easy to make and would look great made into an afghan made up of various colors of multicolored yarn with white. It is also a great way to use scraps. I used 2 different plies of yarn. The white is sport and the multi is worsted weight. The thickness of the 2 yarns is so close that you almost cannot tell the difference.

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Meddybemps Square
Date Added: June 25, 2006
This is another Square named for a town in Maine. This square uses a stitch which is not used very often but should be. It is a variation on the cluster stitch. Instead of working each part of the cluster stitch in one stitch, you work it over 3 stitches.

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Basic Rectangle Granny
Date Added: February 1, 2006
This basic rectangle granny is a direct result from a request from a site visitor. It is a variation on the basic granny square that is on this site.

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Eliot Square
Date Added: August 21, 2005
This square is another one named for a town in Maine. The colors represent different aspects of the town. Yellow for wheat, grey for fish, brown for the Captain's Wheel, blue for the ocean, off white for the fisherman and red for the red bricks on their old original town hall.

Image of Spiral Net Square

Spiral Net Square
Date Added: May 25, 2005
This square is fast and easy to make and would look great as part of an afghan.

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May Square
Date Added: May 11, 2005
This square is another in a series named for the months of the year. It is fast and easy to make and would make a great addition to any friendship afghan.

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New Portland Square
Date Added: February 15, 2005
This square is 7" x 7" but could easily be made to be a 6" square by leaving off round 5. This is another one in the State of Maine town squares.

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Clusters 5 Inch Square
Date Added: January 3, 2005
This square is 5inx5in square and really fast and easy to make. I thought I would start adding squares that are sizes other than 6inch this year.

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Harvest Square
Date Added: October 5, 2004
This square is fast and easy to make and uses the colors you would find during harvest but you could use any colors for any season.

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Clover Center Granny Square
Date Added: September 30, 2004
This square is fast and easy to make and would be a great way to use up scraps. This is also great for your friendship exchanges.

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September Square
Date Added: September 1, 2004
This square is made with 3 colors commonly found in all schools. Red for apples, black for chalkboards and white for chalk. It is a fun square to make.

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August Granny Square
Date Added: August 5, 2004
This square is fast and easy to make and has a twist in how the corners are worked. Please pay close attention to the directions. They are a little different than you have seen.

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July Square
Date Added: July 12, 2004
This square is another in a series I am naming for the months of the year. Someone requested a 7" square and this is the result. If you want it to be a 6" square, just omit round 7.

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Newport Square
Date Added: June 18, 2004
This square is named after a town in Maine. It is a fun square to make and would be a pretty addition to any friendship exchange out there.

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June Square
Date Added: June 15, 2004
This granny square is another in a series of squares named for the 12 months of the year. It is fast and easy to make and takes advantage of one of my favorite stitches, the bobble stitch.

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Crooked Center Granny Square
Date Added: May 19, 2004
This granny square has a crooked center but then it behaves and straightens out toward the end. It is fast and fun to make and can easily be made with all 1 color.

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Half Basic Granny Square
Date Added: April 24, 2004
A member made me realize I hadn't designed any half granny squares or hexagons so here is a first of a few designs I have planned for the future. You can add 1 more row to make this work with the standard 6" granny square.

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February Square
Date Added: February 24, 2004
This square is a 2nd one in a series that will be on the site. I already made a March square a few years ago. Anyway this has a row of clusters in it which adds a little variation to a basic square that has shells and chains in it.

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Spiral Flower Granny Square
Date Added: June 14, 2003
This granny square has a flower in the center that looks like a flower. It would look great combined with lots of other squares done in different colors. You could also make the center a different color then make the last round the same color as the center.

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Farmington Square
Date Added: January 30, 2002
This pattern is another one named for a town in Maine. The way it is made is each row is fastened off to change colors. If you made this in one color, it would not have the same effect. You really should make this in more than one color.

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Cluster Diamonds Square
Date Added: October 11, 2001
This square is made up of a bunch of cluster stitches which are arranged in a way to form diamonds. If you look carefully, you can see them. Imagine this square made up into an afghan of just this design. It would be beautiful and warm! It is only 5½"x5½" so you may want to work a row of hdc around the edges to make it 6"x6" if you need it to be that size for an exchange.

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Wyman Square
Date Added: August 21, 2001
Another town in Maine is what this square is named after. In fact, this is the town where my husband lived when we first started dating almost 18 years ago. This square is really fast and easy to make and would make a great addition to a friendship exchange afghan.

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Kittery Square
Date Added: August 6, 2001
This is another square named after a town in Maine. This town is one of the most southern towns in Maine. This square is fast and easy to make and would be a great addition to your granny square pattern collection that you may have for your friendship exchanges.

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Julie's Sunflower Square
Date Added: August 2, 2001
This 7" square would look wonderfule combined with many other 7" flower squares in an afghan! It is a direct result of a request for a 7" flower square for a friendship exchange. It starts at the center with brown then ends with the inside row of petals on the flower.

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Madison Square
Date Added: July 25, 2001
The name Madison is another town in the state of Maine. This square is simmilar to the Lacy Honeycomb dishcloth recently posted with a few changes. For one thing, it starts out with sc stitches in the center and ends with two little squares stitched on the center.

Image of Lacy Corners Granny Square

Lacy Corners Granny Square
Date Added: February 26, 2001
This square is the first of the many 7" squares I plan to design. It's a really easy pattern that is just right for a beginner to try! Imagine using this design as a main pattern square in an afghan.

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Center Cross Square
Date Added: December 9, 2000
This square is perfect to use as an afghan square. You would get a very dramatic look if you used one color for all squares in the afghan. Or you could use it in a smaller project such as a placemat or pillow.

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Chain Link Sampler Square
Date Added: August 8, 2000
This is the first pattern I designed to be specifically a sampler square. I have also designed a baby afghan using this stitch pattern and 2 colors but you need to be a member to be able to get that pattern.

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Peek-A-Boo Square
Date Added: August 8, 2000
This square has a little peek hole in the center of it and also the white yarn on the last round peeks through the red yarn. So I could not think of a better name. Imagine this square done in green white and red or 2 shades of blue with white for the December holidays.

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Diamond Center Granny Square
Date Added: August 8, 2000
This granny square has a small diamond in the center which give this square it's name! It is a fairly fast and easy square to make and it would be great in an afghan made up of a bunch of these squares.

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Kernel Stitch Granny Square
Date Added: August 8, 2000
This granny square uses a stitch that I know must exist but I cannot recall the actual name of it. It is a variation of the popcorn stitch. But instead of using 5dc in each stitch it uses 3.

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Century's End Granny Square
Date Added: December 11, 1999
This square is slightly bigger than the squares I usually make but you can decrease the size by using a smaller hook. I know technically that the year 2000 is the actual last year of the 20th century but since this is the last year of the century that begins with a 1 and this is he last square I am designing this year.

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Bath Square
Date Added: October 6, 1999
Here is another square named after a town in Maine. It is named after the town in Maine where my sister lives. The size is slightly bigger than 6" and you could leave off the final round to make this 6" x 6" in size.

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Wild Granny Square
Date Added: October 1, 1999
I have designed this square with two different last rounds so that you can have a choice as to the look you want to acheive. The purple & yellow square uses the RND 6A instructions and the Plain Cream colored square uses the RND 6B instructions. This would be great for use in potholders.

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Variation of 8 Lady Square
Date Added: August 1, 1999
This square is a variation of the square designed for the Ladies of the Square Circle. I was about half way through making the squares when I decided I wanted a change but not a drastic one. So I changed the way the colors were put together and changed some of the rows and this square is the result.

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Anson Square
Date Added: June 3, 1999
This is another square named for a town in Maine. It is about 30 miles south west of where I am located. Try to imagine an afghan made with a whole bunch of these squares done in white with red and white with blue. Then each one bordered in a sc row of white then sewn together.

Image of Julie's Granny Square

Julie's Granny Square
Date Added: June 1, 1999
This was one of the first granny squares I designed for the site. It was also the background of this site for a while. It is fast and easy to make.

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Rangeley Square
Date Added: May 1, 1999
This square is named after another town in Maine near my home town. It is a popular vacation spot here in Vacationland! This square is done in a surprising different way.

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Anniversary Square
Date Added: April 1, 1999
This is the first square designed for the second year of the JPF Crochet Club so I felt this name would fit. It is also the very first pattern I designed and made using a Brittany hook!

Image of March Square

March Square
Date Added: March 1, 1999
This square is perfect for any granny square exchange you may be participating in. Most granny square exchanges use 6x6 squares and here is just one more you can use.

Image of Irish Square

Irish Square
Date Added: March 1, 1999
This square started out with a clover in mind but it did not quite work out that way. Instead I have what looks more like an Irish cross. But try to imagine it as a clover.

Image of Lady Square 8

Lady Square 8
Date Added: March 1, 1999
This square is designed for the Ladies of the Square Circle. I will be making 45 of these squares to be exchanged with other members of the Ladies of the Square Circle.

Image of Lover's Cross Granny Square

Lover's Cross Granny Square
Date Added: February 1, 1999
This granny square has a cross in the center and the rows seem to hug each other. What a warm feeling for a February Granny Square.

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New Year Granny Square
Date Added: January 1, 1999
This granny square looks complicated but really isn't. I used some of the same techniques as I did for the Wild Granny Square.

Image of Wreath Granny Square

Wreath Granny Square
Date Added: December 1, 1998
This granny square is made to have a wreath in the center of it and made in Christmas colors but it could be made with other colors to fit any time of the year. This granny square is the December Square in the Granny Square Book made for the Kindle Fire.

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Winter Window Granny Square
Date Added: November 1, 1998
This granny square starts out with a center done in filet crochet to form a window then it works in the round from there. Very Festive!!

Image of Spiderweb Granny Square

Spiderweb Granny Square
Date Added: October 1, 1998
Since Halloween is coming I thought it would be cool to have granny square for this occasion so I came up with the idea of putting a spiderweb in the middle of a round of dc sts.

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Popcorn Square
Date Added: September 1, 1998
This is the first popcorn anything I have attempted to design. I recently made a granny square which had popcorns in it and it is the first time I was actually able to make a good popcorn.

Image of Coplin Square

Coplin Square
Date Added: August 1, 1998
This is made with clusters vsts and 3dc shells. It is called Coplin Square after a town in Maine which is right next door to Stratton my home town.

Image of Kingfield Square

Kingfield Square
Date Added: July 1, 1998
Imagine a bunch of these squares put together to make an afghan. It would make a lacy afhgan. Or if you use size 10 crochet cotton you could make a very attractive placemat with several of these.

Image of Julie's Pineapple Square

Julie's Pineapple Square
Date Added: July 1, 1998
I know that there are many versions of the pineapple square but I thought it would be nice to have another one. Imagine this square made into an afghan. It would be breathtaking especially done all in off white or all baby blue.

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Bride's Square
Date Added: June 1, 1998
This granny square is lacy on the inside and firm on the outside. This would look lovely put together with a bunch more to make a granny square afghan for a new bride as a gift.

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Daisy Square
Date Added: May 1, 1998
This square may be similar to some you may have seen but this is my version. It has a big daisy in the center surrounded by two rounds of dc groups.

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Vst Granny Square
Date Added: April 1, 1998
This granny square is made primarily with V stitches starting off with a Starburst in the center. This would look great with other granny squares in a friendship afghan.

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Holiday Squares
Date Added: April 1, 1998
These squares all have the same base square with different appliques on them. That way you can make the square itself any time of the year using what ever colors you like.

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Basic Granny Square
Date Added: April 1, 1998
This is a very basic granny square. This is a great beginners pattern.

Image of Stratton Square

Stratton Square
Date Added: March 1, 1998
This is the first square in a series of motifs named after towns in Maine. It is also the first square I designed for the site.