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Crochet Granny Square: A Crochet Basics Tutorial

I love a crochet granny square and there are so many different ways to use them, like making blankets, sweaters, cardigans, scarfs and more. This is very beginner friendly 🙂 I’ve included the written pattern and video tutorial down below. Happy crocheting 🙂

You might want to check this crochet granny square with multiple colors here

Stitches use & code

  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • dc = double crochet
  • sp = space
  • REP = repeat

Written Instructions:

Start with, ch 4, sl st into the 4th ch from the hook to from a ring

Round 1 : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 2 dc into the ring sp, *ch 2, 3 dc into the same ring sp* REP from *TO* 2 more times, end with ch 2 sl st into the 3rd ch that we did ( Check picture below )

Round 2 : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 2 dc into the ch 2 sp THE last ch 2 sp that we did from the previous round, *ch 1, ( 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc All into the next ch 2 sp/THE corner )* REP from *TO* until you have 1 last ch 2 sp left THE same sp that we did the fist 3 ch and 2 dc/THE corner, end with ch 2, sl st into the 3rd ch ( Check picture below )

Round 3 : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 2 dc into the ch 2 sp THE last ch 2 sp that we did from the previous round, *ch 1, 3 dc into the next ch 1 sp, ch1, ( 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc All into the next ch 2 sp/THE corner )* REP from *TO* until you have 1 last ch 2 sp left THE same sp that we did the fist 3 ch and 2 dc/THE corner, end with ch 2, sl st into the 3rd ch ( Check picture below )

Round 4 : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 2 dc into the ch 2 sp THE last ch 2 sp that we did from the previous round, *ch 1, 3 dc into the next ch 1 sp, ch1, 3 dc into the next ch 1 sp, ch 1, ( 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc All into the next ch 2 sp/THE corner )* REP from *TO* until you have 1 last ch 2 sp left THE same sp that we did the fist 3 ch and 2 dc/THE corner, end with ch 2, sl st into the 3rd ch ( Check picture below )

Round 5 : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 2 dc into the ch 2 sp THE last ch 2 sp that we did from the previous round, *ch 1, 3 dc into the next ch 1 sp, ch1, 3 dc into the next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc into the next ch 1 sp, ch 1, ( 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc All into the next ch 2 sp/THE corner )* REP from *TO* until you have 1 last ch 2 sp left THE same sp that we did the fist 3 ch and 2 dc/THE corner, end with ch 2, sl st into the 3rd ch ( Check picture below )

If you want a bigger square, you just repeat this way round after round. Easy!!

I hope you enjoyed making this crochet granny square. What are you going to make out of this? If you want to share with me, just tag me on FB or IG. Happy crocheting:)