Crocheted squares are like building blocks. You can turn them into just about anything. Whether you’d like to make an afghan, or you have a different project in mind, there are bunches of excellent patterns you can use to make your idea a reality.
Free Crochet Patterns for Afghan Squares:
Need instructions for how to crochet a granny square? This granny square tutorial shows you how to do it, step by step, for free.
Find Even More Outstanding Crochet Square Patterns in Pattern Books You Can Buy:
I’m aware of several truly excellent books featuring patterns for blankets and afghans you can create simply by making squares and joining them. If you enjoy working from pattern books, these are some options you’ll definitely want to consider taking a look at:
Crochet Kaleidoscope — This is my favorite book featuring crochet square patterns and other motif patterns. The book features bunches of excellent options for granny squares you can crochet — plus circles, hexagons, triangles and other shapes, too. There are also several patterns for finished projects, including one absolutely stunning blanket pattern.
Crochet Granny Squares is another one of my all-time favorite crochet pattern books. This book has some gorgeous patterns in it, including granny squares, blankets and bunches of other project types.
Unexpected Afghans — This book is a real treasure. It is exclusively dedicated to the topic of crochet afghan patterns. Many, but not all, of the patterns in this book are for granny squares you can join to create your blanket. This book is my top pick for the best crochet blanket pattern books.
I hope these resources will be helpful to you if you want to crochet an afghan using squares. Happy crocheting!