Fun Easy And Colorful Crochet Blankets

Fun Easy And Colorful Crochet Blankets

I’ve already written so many good words about granny stitch, that I don’t think there is second technique this popular. It’s so basic, and yet designers come up with new ideas everyday. Amazing!

Granny crochet blankets come in all shapes and sizes, and today our focus is on those made with squares. Big or small – no matter! Granny square is versatile and looks great. Beginners, grab your crochet hooks and try these tutorials, because they will let you hone your skills while making a piece of art. Take a look at examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.



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Star Granny Square Blanket

You will need a 4 mm hook to make this blanket. It’s so full of colors and the best part is, you can make each square in different color, to make it really unique. play with the edging as well!

  • DESIGNED by Joanne Johncey
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Star Granny Square Blanket

Photo is by Joanne Johncey / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yousayicrochet.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Farm Blanket

You can easily make this blanket into a bed cape or a throw, because it’s really easily adjustable. The squares are really simple to crochet, so don’t worry if you’re just beginning!

  • DESIGNED by Maria’s Blue Crayon
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Farm Blanket

Photo is by Maria’s Blue Crayon / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on mariasbluecrayon.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Farmhouse Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern

This beautiful granny square will make the most stunning blanket. You can make those little squares in any color combination you want, they will be very original and unique. Easy, works up fast and the result is amazing!

  • DESIGNED by: Lindsay Oncken (Bundle)
  • PROJECT TYPE: square
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

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Farmhouse Granny Square

This lovely square makes such a beautiful blanket! It’s made out of warm colored yarn, so it’s perfect for white, minimalistic interiors, but will also look lovely in many other decors.

  • DESIGNED by: Lindsay Oncken (Bundle)
  • PROJECT TYPE: square
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Farmhouse Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern

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Farmhouse Granny Square

Rainbow Puff Square Free Crochet Pattern

This classic square stitch has a little, colorful twist to it. It looks so lovely with some added colors! It will make the most beautiful blanket, that even a beginner will be able to make. Enjoy!

  • DESIGNED by: Crafty CC
  • THIS VERSION is by thoresbycottage
  • PROJECT TYPE: throw
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Rainbow Puff Square Free Crochet Pattern

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Rainbow Puff Square see more of this version here and here

Weekend in Stockholm Throw Free Crochet Pattern

This vibrant blankie screams “spring”. And I’m sure we are all always impatiently waiting for this beautiful season to finally come. With this blankie you can feel like it’s already there! And on top of that, it’s warm, cosy and perfect for cold evenings with hot tea.

  • DESIGNED by: Debbie Stoller
  • THIS VERSION is by MissCamel
  • PROJECT TYPE: throw
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Weekend in Stockholm Throw Free Crochet Pattern

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Weekend In Stockholm Throw see more of this version here and here

This lovely version looks a little like velvet, right? It reflects the light beautifully and it’s gonna be a great addition to your home decor. Classic, soft and very warm, just perfect.

  • DESIGNED by: Lindsay Oncken (Bundle)
  • THIS VERSION is by kmoleta
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Farmhouse Granny Square Free Crochet Pattern_1

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Farmhouse Granny Square see more of this version here

Parks and Recreation Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

This sweet blanket give a 90’s vibe, right? Nonetheless it’s very fun to make and you can easily repeat this pattern in many other projects, like wraps, pillow cases, even clothes!

  • DESIGNED by: Miss Kate Wilson
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Parks and Recreation Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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Parks And Recreation Blanket

Granny Stripes & Squares Free Crochet Pattern

This blanket definitely embellishes the home decor. If your decor is minimalistic and neutral, and you want to bring some more energy and a splash of color into your interior, this pattern is a go to! Classic with beautifully selected colors.

  • DESIGNED by: Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Granny Stripes & Squares Free Crochet Pattern

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Granny Stripes & Squares see more here

Emma Square Free Crochet Pattern

This colorful, vibrant blanket is easy and fast to make – perfect project for beginners. Besides its beautiful look, it is also warm, cosy and very soft. Perfect for autumn and winter evenings!

  • DESIGNED by: Dedri Uys
  • THIS VERSION is by Antenne25
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Emma Square Free Crochet Pattern

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Emma Square see more of this version here and here

Fluffy Granny C2C Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

It’s called fluffy blanket for a good reason – it’s extra cosy, soft, and yet light weight. But the best thing about it is, that this granny blanket is simply timeless. You can gift it to your friends no matter of their age – warm and made with love blanket will be always a great present. 

  • DESIGNED by: Fiber Flux / Jennifer Dickerson
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Fluffy granny C2C blanket free crochet pattern

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Fluffy Granny C2C Blanket

Great Granny Free Crochet Pattern

You can easily adjust the size of this blanket. The best words to describe it are: oldie but goodie. Timeless pattern, will look stunning with many types of decor. Think about making a few of them and gifting them to your friends and family for Christmas.

  • DESIGNED by: Frankie Brown
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Great granny free crochet pattern

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Great Granny Blanket

Fluffy Granny Mitered Square Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Give winter a firm handshake with this lovely, warm blanket. This project is beginner friendly, so grab your yarn and start crocheting! If you’re not a big fan of multicolor stripes, just go for one favorite color. 

  • DESIGNED by: Fiber Flux / Jennifer Dickerson
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Fluffy granny mitered square blanket free crochet pattern

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Fluffy Mitered Granny Square Blanket

Heart Granny Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Little granny heart hidden in the big square? This lovely detail will make all the difference. Choose your favorite colors and make a combination that will be unique for you. I bet someone you love will be very happy to receive such gift!

  • DESIGNED by: The Patchwork Heart
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Heart Granny Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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Heart Granny Blanket

Harmony Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Little basic granny squares are perfect base for a blanket. It requires some patience and planning, though! The flow of colors is crucial in such big project, so it’s good to plan before starting the work. This project is beginner-friendly!

  • DESIGNED by: Lucy of Attic24, this version by bytheseashore
  • PROJECT TYPE: blanket
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Harmony Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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Harmony Blanket

Paquin Blanket

Who said that black blankets aren’t interesting? Lee Sartori has proven, that it’s completely not true! What’s more, this gorgeous, black blanket will look just amazing in a minimalistic interior. However feel free to experiment with the colors and make this one in any color combination you want. The finished size is 42” x 52” blocked.

  • DESIGNED by Lee Sartori
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Paquin Blanket

Photo is by Lee Sartori / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on cococrochetlee.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Bobble Chevron Striped

Bobble stitches are just classic and timeless. What’s more, they add amazing texture to the project. Yarnspirations Design Studio combined bobble stitches, fringes and stripes in one project (take a look at the picture below) and it turned out amazing! The finished size is approximately 42” x 52” blocked.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Bobble Chevron Striped

Photo is by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Daisy Blanket

Granny squares make just adorable blankies, just like this one by Color ‘n Cream on the pictures below. This particular version is made by denise451. I absolutely love these pastel colors and the fact that each square has a sweet daisy in the center. The finished size of this baby blankie is 45 x 55cm.

  • DESIGNED by Color ‘n Cream
  • THIS VERSION is by denise451
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Daisy Blanket

Photo is by denise451 / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern oncolorncream.blogspot.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

Cassette Afghan

Who wants to travel back in time to the 80’s and 90’s? If you feel like mixing thins up a little, you have to check out this fantastic afghan in the pictures below! It was made by Lee Sartori and will make you feel so sentimental! Choose fun colors, mix shades and enjoy this funky throwback!

  • DESIGNED by Lee Sartori
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Cassette Afghan

Photo is by Lee Sartori / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Record Blanket

This super cool blanket in the pictures below was made by Dawn Curran and it features a modern – retro circle motif, that’s inspired by the best things of the 80’s, which are the music and lively, amazing colors! The finished size is 57 x 78″. Have fun! 

  • DESIGNED by Dawn Curran
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Record Blanket

Photo is by Dawn Curran / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

Patchwork with Visible Seams

This gorgeous blanket in the pictures below is simply a work of art, don’t you think? And it’s so easy to make! It’s worked in single stitch and it really has a gorgeous knitted look, doesn’t it? It’s the ultimate on-the-go project, that great for practicing crochet skills!

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Patchwork with Visible Seams

Photo is by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

The Herfst Blanket

This fantastic crochet blankie in the pictures below is a super easy project, that is going to make your couch or bed look so much better! It’s sure to elevate your home decor. Don’t you think that the irregular stripes and cozy texture really make the perfect blanket for curling up in front of the fireplace?

  • DESIGNED by knittingwithchopsticks
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

The Herfst Blanket

Photo is by knittingwithchopsticks / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on knittingwithchopsticks.com, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

Caron Colored Grid Crochet Blanket

Make your favorite fun color selection to crochet this beautiful grid blanket. The best thing about the pattern is that it’s easily adjustable and personalized. Just change the color scheme and crochet less or more of the grids to change the size of it. Add some tassels or fringes at the borders to make it even prettier. This way you will make a very special blanket that will fit your interior perfectly.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Yarnspirations Design Studio / yarnspirations.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

Olieo Blankie

With a selection of colorful medium weight yarns you can create this amazing Olieo Blankie. Designed to be beginner friendly, it turns out beautiful and eye-catching. The colors are delicately transformed from one to another, the yarn bubbles are enriching the texture. The Missy Marshall design was made from soft Lion Brand yarn to make it even more comfortable and cozy sofa time snuggle throw.

  • DESIGNED by Missy Marshall
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Photos by Missy Marshall / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on lionbrand.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Neon Bobbles Blanket

Neon colors have never seemed so cozy and snugly as when put into work by Premier Yarns Design Team in their blanket idea. But we can be sure what they are doing so when the colorful, vibrant crochet bobbles are put into a basic modern blanket pattern, there must be a reason behind it. And that reason is – make your life more fun and cheerful! Such an easy way to introduce some color and joy in everyday living.

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Photos by Premier Yarns Design Team / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on premieryarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Keep Cozy Blanket

Keep it cozy and stay under your new colorful blanket for hours, just as some movie time should be. It takes some extra skills to make this Lisa Hopper design, like bobble stitch, rice stitch, florette stitch, lemon peel stitch and more. However, it is worth learning them not only top creates this amazingly fun blanket, but also to then use in other projects. And this design will make an amazing birthday gift for anyone loving their time chilling on the sofa.

  • DESIGNED by Lisa Hopper
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Photos by Lisa Hooper / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on cutecrochetmakes.wixsite.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Fall in Love Blanket

To fall in love with this particular blanket is not a difficult task. It’s rich colors and dense texture are exactly what we all need when the sun doesn’t warm us as much as we wish it did. Dayna Perry has created this pattern with this exact need in mind. And you can make this miraculous blanket on your own, even if you are not an advanced crocheter because this one, despite its intricate look, is a beginner friendly craft.

  • DESIGNED by Dayna Perry
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Dayna Perry / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thispixiecreates.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Sand & Surf Blanket

Textured blanket of kind of a loose structure is a great piece to snuggle with. It will comfort you and wrap around you easily, just like easily you can crochet it with Jeanne Steinhibler’s pattern. Blurred stripes are what makes the blanket easy on the eyes, little bubbles are a fun way to double up on the softness. Use delicate, not very saturated color to achieve that fuzzy, comforting look.

  • DESIGNED by Jeanne Steinhilber
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Jeanne Steinhilber / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thecrochetcrowd.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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