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Need some ideas for projects to make using crocheted granny squares?

Granny Afghan Patterns

You probably didn't need me to suggest the most obvious thing to do with granny squares: Make them into granny afghans!

If you already have a stack of granny squares crocheted and ready to go, you might be wondering what to do next to transform them into an afghan. Here are a couple of ideas:

Floral Granny Square Tote Bag Pattern

Floral Granny Square Tote Bag Pattern
Floral Granny Square Tote Bag -- Photo © Lori Jean Karluk

Unique finishing touches make this granny square tote bag stand out. Some of the details: an interesting trim, a pretty floral design, and hand-embroidered French knots.

This tote was designed by Lori Jean Karluk.

Floral Granny Square Pillow Pattern

Floral Granny Square Pillow
Floral Granny Square Pillow -- Photo © Lori Jean Karluk

This granny square pillow features an eye-catching aster motif as the focal point. This pattern was designed by Lori Jean Karluk.

Granny Square Baby Bonnet Pattern

Baby Bonnet Made of Crochet Granny Squares
Baby Bonnet Made of Crochet Granny Squares -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

This lovely baby bonnet is an easy crochet project made from, you guessed it -- granny squares! Isn't this a cute idea?

This is an original crochet pattern by Erica Jackofsky. Want to see more of Erica's designs? Click here for more of Erica's free crochet patterns.

Granny Square Beanie Hat Pattern

Granny Square Beanie
Granny Square Beanie -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

Feelin' groovy? Here's a fun retro-style pattern for a beanie constructed out of granny squares -- designed by Erica Jackofsky.

Fingerless Gloves Made From Granny Squares

Granny Square Fingerless Gloves
Granny Square Fingerless Gloves -- Photo © Sandi Marshall

Sandi Marshall designed several different but similar pairs of fingerless gloves / wrist warmers which are all based on the granny square:

Headbands Made Using Granny Squares

Granny Square Crochet Headband
Granny Square Crochet Headband -- Photo © Sandi Marshall

Sandi Marshall also designed a series of headbands featuring granny square motifs.

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