3″ Open Center Quick Granny Square

This quick granny square measures 3″ across. It’s a lovely stashbuster, and can be used to make a variety of crochet projects.

3" Open Center Afghan Square ~ FREE Crochet Pattern
3″ Open Center Afghan Square ~ FREE Crochet Pattern

Use any yarn and hook that you have on hand and make a baby blanket or a full-sized blanket for the couch or even the bed. This quick granny square might also look great in a bag, skirt, top or a scarf. Your imagination is the limit, so hope you will enjoy.

Other similar patterns include this crochet tiny square, which measures only 2 inches across. Or this pretty popcorn flower square.

3″ Open Center Quick Granny Square

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Patons Canadiana or any medium worsted weight yarn.
Crochet Hook: H/8-5.00mm

Finished Size: Measures 3″ across.


Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Dc = Double Crochet
Rep = Repeat
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Tr = Triple Crochet

Pattern Instructions:

Rnd 1: Ch 7, [(tr, ch 2) in first ch] 7 times; join with sl st in 5th ch (4th ch visible from bottom so that you have a ch-2 sp). (8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 2: Sl st into first sp, ch 3 (Counts as first st), work 6 dc into same sp, 2 dc in next sp, *7 dc in next sp, 2 dc in next sp; rep from * around. Join with sl st in first dc. Fasten Off. (36 sts)

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