Totes and bags – granny square bags are trending right now, and they are such stylish accessories for your casual style.
Coasters, table runners and kitchen towels – the simple and flat flower squares will work best with these projects.
Pillow and cushion covers – they will make cheerful home décor accessories. Pick your favorite colors, to match your decoration or the season they are made for.
Clothing and accessories – such as sweaters, tops, dresses, and hats. These are another fashion trend that you see everywhere.
Where to find the best patterns?
I know it can be overwhelming to look for patterns with so many options out there. So, I hope you’ll find one that you love in this list of free patterns.
But if you’re looking for patterns yourself, Etsy and Ravelry are the best places to find patterns you can trust. You will pay a small fee for some of them, but if you’re looking for a specific project, it may be worth looking for a premium one.
Flower Granny Square Free Patterns
Depending on what you’re looking for, this list will give you options for most everything. Whether you want to make a blanket or a clothing piece, please look into all these options and decide which one fits better.
For instance, if you’re making a blanket or a bag, the daisy flower or the sunflower granny squares are great options.
At the time of this post publication, this beautiful pattern has just been released to celebrate Granny Square Day 2023. Get the detailed file, filled with step-by-step photos as a free Ravelry download, in UK and US terminology.
Next up in the list of flower granny square patterns, we have this amazing design that features tulips. The square may look tricky, but it’s easier than you think. Besides, the designer has a list of short videos to guide you along the way.
African flower granny squares are used to create cheerful projects, such as Afghans and totes. When it comes to colorwork, you have an abundance of possibilities. Use your favorite yarn shades to create your own style with this pattern.
Sunflowers and starbursts are another favorite among granny square lovers. I love the texture created by the raised petals and the green details that mimic the stems. This is the perfect pattern to create something bright and cheerful for spring and summer.
Yet another colorful pattern by Crochet Bits that you can use to create a variety of projects. I pictured a super colorful Lapham or cushion covers to decorate my home for springtime. Not to mention, it’s a simple and easy three-color square.
This one is for you if you’re looking for a more elaborated square to make your next gorgeous blanket. Head over to Yarn Me Calm’s blog for the detailed tutorial and to read about the design inspiration.
And here is a 3D daffodil square that screams sunshine all over it. I love daffodils myself, as they bring all that springtime energy and warmth into my home. Get the free YouTube video tutorial on Ravelry.
Next up in the list, is another free YouTube video tutorial by Christa Lynn that comes with a written tutorial on her blog as well. I love the unique texture of this hibiscus square and how customizable it is when it comes to color choices.
Pansies are another favorite of mine. I live in the East Coast of the US, and they are usually the first flowers I plant when the winter is over, as they love the colder weather of early spring. Such an inspiration for colorwork with this pattern.
Here we have a mix of a classic daisy flower with extra details that makes it a perfect pattern to customize with colors. You can turn it into a spring or fall project, depending on what your goals are. And it comes with a video tutorial with as well.
Primavera is a Portuguese word that translates to spring, so it has a special meaning to me, as I am from Brazil. This pattern looks amazing as is, with cotton yarn and has lots of step-by-step photos, making it easy for beginners.
If simplicity is your thing, you will love this daisy square. This flat pattern uses the very basic granny stitches that you can play with colors to make it the way you like or that fits your style. Daisy Cottage has beautiful photos to inspire you, check her blog post out.
What I like about 3D or textured flower squares is that you don’t have necessarily make it all colorful. If you’re style is on the minimalist side, you can make this square in one of your favorite shades and it will look amazing.
This flower square reminds me of a snowflake, which makes it a suitable pattern for both winter and spring projects. The pattern is a free Ravelry download with two YouTube video tutorials to guide you along the way.
Simple enough to crochet with only two colors but textured enough to make it such a unique design. Yet another beautiful pattern packed with photos and detailed information that make it a beginner friendly square project.
Here we have a classic sunflower square that has a realistic look, thanks to the textured stitches. This is a versatile design that you can use to create blankets, bags, coasters, pillow covers or anything you can think of that can be made with granny squares.
Speaking of more complex and elaborated squares, this one fits this category beautifully. Use this large square to make a charming and luxurious throw blanket for your home. If you’re a fan of vintage, this will be a great choice for you.
Next up in the list, we have this 10 petals flower square. The designer describes it as “just challenging enough to be interesting”. Check her Ravelry pattern page for all the different projects posted. Every one of them looks so unique with different yarn colors.
This square is suited for more experienced crocheters as it requires advanced skills, such as a front post single, double, and treble stitches and picot, among others. It’s a beautiful pattern for a unique and unusual flower square that’s great for Afghans.
What an amazing combination of dark and light shades of green in this square. I can picture it with any other color combinations, that can match any style or decoration. The pattern is in UK terms, but there is for a US terms conversion chart in their blog post.
This peony square design with the light color combination makes it look so delicate. I love the green details for the leaves, and how it’s harmonious with the texture of the petals. The level of difficulty is rated as intermediate.
Are you a fan of vintage squares? Here, we have a design that screams “vintage” all over it: colors, texture, and yarb weight. Check her Ravelry listing for all the project versions posted. I love all of them.
I used to say I would never crochet anything with the crocodile stitch, until I saw this square. I think all the “scale” texture kept me away because I thought it would take forever. But this flower squares are so beautiful that made me change my mind about it.
Here is a second pattern by Stouto’s Stuff I add to this list. The bold colors in this one in combination with the beautiful petal and leaf textures make it look gorgeous. You will have to click the link on Ravelry for the free pattern on the website.
And, to close this list, we have this stunning design that was created in celebration of Granny Square Day 2022, by talented Johanna Lindahl at Mijo Crochet. It’s a unique and beautiful pattern available as a free PDF download, with lots of step-by-step photos.
Flower granny squares are versatile, and you can use them with a variety of projects. Hopefully, you have found one or more that you love in this list. Whether you’re making something small or a large blanket, they are sure fun and relaxing to work with.
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