15 Crochet Granny Square Sweater Patterns to Embrace Your Inner Old Lady

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If you’re looking for a crochet project that’s both fun and stylish, then you’ll love these granny square sweater patterns.

Inspired by the classic style of traditional granny squares, these sweaters are perfect for anyone who wants to embrace their inner old lady.

But don’t let the name fool you – these sweaters are anything but frumpy. With their colorful designs and modern silhouettes, they’re sure to turn heads wherever you go.

So whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or a complete beginner, give one of these patterns a try. You’ll be glad you did.

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1. Crochet Cozy Granny Square Cardigan

Crochet Cozy Granny Square Cardigan

If you’re new to crochet, this is the perfect beginner-friendly sweater. This cardigan is meant to be boxy and slightly oversized with a cropped fit. Get the pattern for this Cozy Granny Square Cardigan.

2. Granny Hexagon Cardigan Pattern

Granny Hexagon Cardigan

This beautiful cardigan is made by crocheting two oversized hexagon sweaters together. You’ll need a 6mm crochet hook and chunky yarn to make this Granny Hexagon Cardigan.

3. Vintage Granny Square Sweater

Vintage Granny Square Sweater

This sweater has a beautiful vintage look that you’re going to love. You’ll have a blast choosing your throwback color palette for this Vintage Granny Square Sweater.

4. Easy 70s Crochet Granny Square Vest

Easy 70’s Crochet Granny Square Vest

The 70s will never go out of style, nor will this sweater vest. This free pattern will show you how to make this Easy 70s Crochet Granny Square Vest.

5. Rainbow Granny Square Sweater

Rainbow Granny Square Sweater

Make a stunning crochet box sweater that you will wear every season. With endless color possibilities, make yours unique, and it’s perfect for yarn stash busting too. Get the pattern for this Rainbow Granny Square Sweater.

6. Continuous Granny Square Shrug

Continuous Granny Square Shrug

Crochet a shrug from a simple granny square. With this pattern, you’ll learn how to make a continuous motif and seam it into a cozy cocoon cardigan. Get the pattern for this Continuous Granny Square Shrug.

7. Granny Tee Crochet Pattern

Granny Tee Crochet Pattern

This pattern is an easy-to-make top with puff sleeves in which you can use any sport or DK yarn. The finished product will have a casual look, making it perfect for wearing around the house or out on date night. Get the pattern for this Granny Tee Crochet Pattern.

8. Granny Hexagon Cardigan

Granny Hexagon Cardigan

Here’s another beautiful hexagon cardigan that you’ll want to make. There are nine sizes available in the pattern XS to 5XL. Get the pattern for this Granny Hexagon Cardigan.

9. Granny Square Pullover

Granny Square Pullover

Here’s a traditional granny square pullover that’s perfect for fall. This is an easy pattern that even beginners will enjoy making. Get the pattern for this Granny Square Pullover.

10. Cropped Granny Square Cardigan

Cropped Granny Square Cardigan

Here’s a crochet cardigan that can be worn year-round. I love this sweater’s modern twist on the classic granny square. Get the pattern for this Cropped Granny Square Cardigan.

11. Retro Willa Cardigan

retro granny square cardigan

This beautiful retro cardigan is made using Bernat Softee Cotton. If you’re looking for a showstopping wearable, you will love making and wearing this piece. Get the pattern for this Retro Willa Cardigan.

12. Mandala Granny Square Cardigan

Mandala Granny Square Cardigan

This pattern uses a DK weight cotton yarn and is written using UK terms. You can choose bright and bold colors or subdued and muted colors for your sweater. Get the pattern for this Mandala Granny Square Cardigan.

13. Granny Square Jumper

Granny Square Jumper

If you have some scrap yarn lying around, this is the perfect stash buster for you. Create your sweater with either short or long sleeves. Get the pattern for this Granny Square Jumper.

14. Hippie Granny Square Cardigan

Hippie Granny Square Cardigan

This is definitely the pattern for you if you want a granny square cardigan with a hood. The sizes included are XS/S and M/L. Get the pattern for this Hippie Granny Square Cardigan.

15. Turtleneck Sweater

crochet turtleneck sweater

When the weather gets cooler, you’ll love wearing this turtleneck sweater. The pattern uses cotton yarn, but you are free to use what you have available. Get the pattern for this Crochet Turtleneck Sweater.

We hope you enjoyed this collection of granny square sweater patterns. They’re all super stylish and so fun to crochet.

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