Crochet Big Granny Square Blanket
Crochet Big Granny Square Blanket
Crochet Big Granny Square Blanket

Crochet Big Granny Blanket

This beginner crochet project is called the Big Granny Square Blanket. If you love the granny square like I do you will fly through this blanket. If you haven’t made one yet, you need to add this lovely basic pattern to your repertoire.

It’s essentially 1 massive granny square that goes in a complete square. There is a small variation to this square that isn’t the way I technically have taught it before. The start and stop are slightly different but works. I think generally the way I start is abnormal. This afghan is more in line with the standards of crochet.

Download Yarnspirations Pattern
Free Pattern Crochet Big Granny Blanket


These projects are great for charity donations or to make for someone you love. Or why not just treat yourself. The pattern is showing just one colour but you are the artist, you can do any colours or change colours as often as you wish. Don’t limit yourself.

Have fun with this easy pattern. Suitable for beginners. If you need help or struggle with the patterns, my video tutorial is below in both left and right versions to help you.

Video Tutorial

Stitched with Love eBook with Charity Projects for Knitters and Crocheters
Stitched with Love eBook with Charity Projects for Knitters and Crocheters

Stitch it Forward

Yarnspirations has released their latest Lookbook called Caron, Stitched with Love. The book of free patterns for both knitters and crocheters have one central theme, charity. It focuses on simple projects and some that require a bit of knowledge of crochet. Personally, I love how the Lookbook allows new crocheters to learn new skills but also for the ones who have some skills to go a step further. Not only is this book charity oriented, but it also a great starting point for crocheters and knitters to do something more than practice with stitches. It will allow them to learn, grow and contribute to their own community with the projects they create.

The project above is from this Lookbook. In this article is one specific pattern and I have a tutorial that matches it for those who need an extra helping hand with the instructions and skills needed to complete the project.

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15 thoughts on “Crochet Big Granny Blanket Pattern

  1. I made this granny blanket and it’s not even on All four corners ..two sides of the squares is 37 dc,.then the other 2 side’s is 38 dc,..Why is that? How can I fix that n how n where do I end it..I’m making it for a full size bed..plz help

  2. I appreciate the video as I’m a very beginning beginner! I’m disappointed that my blanket has not turned out “square”. What have I done wrong?

  3. How do I get a copy of the pattern mailed to me. I am unable to print or download the pattern. Please help me get pattern. I have no printer

    • Did you get a printed pattern? If you email me your address, I will print it and mail it to you. 🙂

  4. I really get a lot out of your tutorial s .I have made the pebble texture hat and am enjoying doing the granny wave rug.thank you muchly.

  5. i cannot find what i am looking for. frustrating! square afghan with a ch then add to that in next round dcs… etc. beautiful for children….. hope you can help me . as all i can get on this page is hats…

    • Barbara McNabb, Scroll back up to the top of this page. Find where it says this, “Crochet Big Granny Blanket + Tutorial” below that a little way is a pink rectangle that says, “GET PATTERN” I hope this helps you.

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