How to Crochet a SOLID Granny Square (FREE PATTERN)

How to crochet a SOLID Granny Square. (aka The no hole Granny Square) . The Basic Solid Granny Square Pattern is extremely easy. And can be used for so many projects. but the best project is my quest to stash bust my stash. Recently I moved house so I got a huge fright at the amount of yarn I had. The tail end of this year has been about making up patterns using up as much of this yarn as i can! Im amazed at how the smallest pieces of odd balls of yarn can make the most wonderous things. 

its the turn of learning how to crochet a solid Granny Sqaure. 

How to crochet a solid granny square for a bag, sweater, or cardigan


It is perfect for making granny square bags, baby blankets, or even cardigans and sweaters. If you are new to crochet dont worry I have added some photos further down the page to help you crochet your first solid granny square 

Materials

Any type of yarn  (for this square I used Double Knit Yarn) 

G/4.5mm Crochet Hook or any hook that suits your yarn

Tapestry Needle

Scissors

Terms Used US

ST(s) - Stitch(es)

CH(s) - Chain(s)

SL ST - Slip Stitch

DC - Double Crochet

Chain stitch does not count as a stitch in the beginning until stated. 

HOW to crochet a Solid Granny Square PAttern FREE 

Rnd 1:  Ch4 work 12 dc into the first ch on the hook, slip to the top of ch4 to join. (10) 

Rnd 2:  ch3, work 2dc in each st around. Slip to top of ch3 join (20) 

Rnd 3:   Ch4 (counts as first Treble crochet stitch), Trc in Same space. Ch2, 2 Trc in same space, (corner made) 

*Dc in nxt 2 st, hdc in nxt 2 sts, dc in nxt 2 sts, [2Trc, ch 2, 2 Trc in nxt] * Repeat around, Slip ialong nto the FIRST ch2 Space. to join

Rnd 4: Ch4 (counts as Trc), Trc, ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space. Dc in each stitch across. 

*(2Trc,ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space) Dc in each stitch,* Repeat around.

 (4 x 12 dc sts on each side, 4 ch2 space) 

Rnd 5: . Ch4 (counts as Trc), Trc, ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space. Dc in each stitch across. 

*(2Trc,ch2, 2Trc in the Ch2 space) Dc in each stitch,* Repeat around.

 (4 x 12 dc sts on each side, 4 ch2 space) 

If You wish your Solid Granny Square to be bigger then just continue in the established pattern 

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How to Crochet a SOLID Granny Square Pattern with photos 

TO start you will need a small amount of Yarn. For this example I have used small amounts of 3 colours, all Double Knit Yarn and a 4.500 mm hook 

crochet solid granny square pattern free

Rnd 1:  Ch4 work 12 dc into the first ch on the hook, slip to the top of ch4 to join. (10) 

Rnd 2:  ch3, work 2dc in each st around. Slip to top of ch3 join (20) 


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Rnd 3:   Ch4 (counts as first Treble crochet stitch), Trc in Same space. Ch2, 2 Trc in same space, (corner made) 

*Dc in nxt 2 st, hdc in nxt 2 sts, dc in nxt 2 sts, [2Trc, ch 2, 2 Trc in nxt] * Repeat around, Slip ialong nto the FIRST ch2 Space. to join

Attatch new colour here 


Granny Sqaure Solid how to crochet a granny solid square

Rnd 4: Ch4 (counts as Trc), Trc, ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space. Dc in each stitch across. 

*(2Trc,ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space) Dc in each stitch,* Repeat around.

 (4 x 12 dc sts on each side, 4 ch2 space)   

Attatch new colour HERE 

Rnd 5:  Ch4 (counts as Trc), Trc, ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space. Dc in each stitch across. 

*(2Trc,ch2, 2Trc in the Ch2 space) Dc in each stitch,* Repeat around.

 (4 x 12 dc sts on each side, 4 ch2 space) 



Rnd 5:  Ch4 (counts as Trc), Trc, ch2, 2Trc in Ch2 space. Dc in each stitch across. 

*(2Trc,ch2, 2Trc in the Ch2 space) Dc in each stitch,* Repeat around.

 (4 x 12 dc sts on each side, 4 ch2 space)  


If you wish to make the squares bigger just follow the established pattern and increase in every round. 


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SEE how To join your Granny Squares together to Make a Bag HERE 


You can visit my other pages on How to crochet a Granny Square, with a daisy flower center. or a sunflower center 

How to Crochet a Granny Square Flower   

How to crochet a granny flower square

                  How to Crochet a Sunflower Granny Square


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