Crochet Granny Square Blanket That Is Too Big

Crochet Granny Square Blanket That Is Too Big

 

Follow this free crochet pattern to learn how to crochet a colorful and extra large granny square blanket. A perfect crochet blanket for any season.

 

There’s nothing that will light up a room quite like a super colorful crochet blanket. I’ve crocheted dozens of blankets over the years but this one makes my heart and eyes so happy everytime I see it! 

I hope you’ll enjoy making your very own version of this granny square blanket! Happy Crocheting!

 

Watch the full video that goes with the pattern here.

Crochet Granny Square Blanket Pattern

Finished Dimensions: 62" x 87"

Materials:

  • 10 colors your choice Red Heart Yarn https://amzn.to/3MghnbQ
  • Size J 6mm Clover Crochet Hook https://amzn.to/3l8B21x
  • Tapestry Needle https://amzn.to/3weibbD
  • Scissors https://amzn.to/38xKZCK

 Crochet Stitches Used (US Terms)

  • MC= Magic Circle (If you are unfamiliar with a magic circle please watch the free video tutorial that goes with this pattern)
  • SS= Slip Stitch
  • CH= Chain
  • SC= Single Crochet
  • HDC= Half Double Crochet
  • DC= Double Crochet
  • TRC= Triple Crochet
  • trc2tog= Triple Crochet 2 Together

 

Crochet Granny Square

Make 35 squares

Use your J hook and turquoise yarn

Round 1: 

  • Start with a MC
  • CH 4 (counts as a TRC)
  • 11 TRC into MC (counts as 12 TRC with the CH 4)
  • SS into top of CH 4
  • Fasten Off

 

Round 2:

  • Join Pink Yarn in-between any TRC from round 1
  • CH 2 + 1 TRC in same space (counts as a trc2tog)
  • CH 3
  • (trc2tog + CH 3) 11 times in remaining spaces between TRC from round 1
  • SS above first trc2tog
  • Fasten off 

Round 3

  • Join Blue Yarn into any CH 3 space from round 2
  • CH 2 + 2 DC in same space ( counts as 3 DC total)
  • CH 2
  • 3 DC into each of the next 11 CH 3 spaces from round 2 (12 clusters of 3 DC + CH 2 total)
  • SS into top of CH 2 space, Fasten Off

Round 4:

  • Join Minty into any CH 2 space from round 3
  • CH 3 + 1 TRC ( counts as 1 trc2tog) 
    CH 2 + 1 trc2tog all in same space, CH 2
  • *1 trc2tog + CH 2 + 1 trc2tog with CH 2, 11 more times (* in each CH 2 space from previous round, 12 total clusters)

 

Round 5:

  • Attach Dark purple yarn into center of any V (trc2tog + CH2 +trc2tog) from previous round
  • CH 3 + 2 TRC into same space (counts as 3 TRC) 
  • 3 DC into each of the next 5 CH 2 space from round 4 ( total of 5 clusters of 3 DC)
  • 3 TRC + CH2 + 3 TRC into next CH 2 space
  • 3 DC into each of the next 5 CH 2 spaces
  • 3 TRC + CH2 + 3 TRC into next CH 2 space
  • 3 DC into next 5 CH 2 spaces
  • 3 TRC + CH 2 + 3 TRC into next CH 2 space 
  • 3 DC into next 5 CH 2 spaces
  • 3 TRC + CH 2 into same V you started in (with the original 3 TRC this will finish off your first corner)
  • SS into top of first CH 3
  • Fasten off

Rounds 6-10

  • The next 5 rounds will be worked as a traditional granny square, changing colors for each round.
  • Attach Orange into any corner space from previous round
  • CH 2 + 2 DC into same corner space (this is only part of your corner, you will finish this corner when you finish this round)
  • 3 DC into each space along row (same for every row)
  • 3 DC + CH 2 + 3 DC into corner CH 2 space (same for every corner)
  • 3 DC + CH 2 into unfinished corner ( this is the same corner where you started this round)
  • SS into top of CH 2 space
  • Fasten off

Continue working each round the same with Lilac, green, yellow and red.

 

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