14 Free Crochet Animal Granny Square Patterns For Baby Blankets

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Adorable Animal Granny Squares For Your Next Baby Blanket

Today, let’s talk about these 14 Free Crochet Animal Granny Square Patterns For Baby Blankets because there is no denying that crocheted animal granny squares are just irresistibly cute!

They come in all shapes and sizes and can be customized to match any nursery décor. Whether you choose a classic lamb or a more modern monkey, your baby will likely enjoy their new blanket.

What’s cool is that these patterns are super versatile. You can mix and match different animal squares, play around with colors, and create this vibrant, eye-catching patchwork masterpiece—total freedom to make each blanket a unique expression of your creative vibes.

In this roundup, you’ll find more than a dozen ideas and inspiration to crochet the ultimate animal granny square project for your space.

There’s a bunch of granny squares featuring safari animals like lion and giraffe, jungle animals like owl and fox, and popular ones like cat and pig.

With many animal granny squares available below, you’ll likely find one to match your needs perfectly.

But it’s not just about the looks. Crocheting these animal granny squares is a legit skill-building journey. Each pattern throws in new stitches and techniques, so you’re not just making a cute blanket; you’re leveling up your crochet game.

Additionally, they’re perfect for any baby because they’re gender-neutral. Give it to your newly born niece or a friend’s son; animal baby blankets make delightful gifts for the little ones!

Imagine a kid snuggled up in a blanket adorned with playful llamas, mischievous monkeys, or cuddly bunnies. It’s a thoughtful present that will be treasured for years to come, and it’s something you can say you made with your own hands.

So, there you have it – these crochet animal granny square blankets aren’t just blankets. They’re like a cozy, heartwarming expression of creativity and care. Perfect for gifting or making your own cozy corner a bit cuter.

Now, let’s get hooked! I can’t wait to see what adorable animal friends you bring to life for your little one. Scroll down, choose a pattern, and start crocheting.

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Take a second to dive into the awesome list below with 14 free crochet animal granny square patterns for baby blankets.

They’re adorable, and I know it can be tough to choose from all these designs, but no worries – you can always swing back for more inspo!

Just like no two animals in the wild are exact copies, each of these crochet animal granny square patterns is like a tiny masterpiece. To make your choice easier, I’ve thrown in preview pics of the finished projects and some handy details in the pattern descriptions.

Ready for some crochet fun? Simply hit that “GO TO FREE PATTERN” button, and you’ll land on the designer’s page with the full pattern right there. No need for logins or signups!

And yes, everything’s free, and some of the patterns even include video tutorials for easier project completion.

If you adore these animal granny squares as much as I do, drop a comment or give a like to your fave pattern’s designer. These little gestures can really help our fellow crocheters stumble upon more awesome projects.

I hope you find these cute projects I’ve handpicked for you to be helpful. Jump into the collection below, find that perfect pattern, and you know the drill – happy crocheting!

1. Free Crochet Bunny Granny Square Pattern - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Bunny Granny Square

Project Size: Square size 
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Light Worsted
Brand: Marriner
Hook: 4mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Video Tutorial
Designer: Ariana of Crafting Happiness

2. Crochet Lion granny square - free pattern- The Yarn Crew

Crochet Lion Granny Square

Project Size: 90cm x 90cm
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 5mm and 6mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: TJ and NJ of Passionate Crafter

3. Monkey Face Granny Square - The Yarn Crew

Monkey Face Granny Square

Project Size: 6″ x 6″
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Cotton
Brand: DMC
Hook: 3 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: Wiam of Wiam’s Crafts

4. CROCHET OWL APPLIQUE – FREE CROCHET PATTERN - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Owl Applique

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Unspecified
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: G/4.00mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Video Tutorial
Designer: Maria of Maria’s Blue Crayon

5. Crochet Tutorial Snail’s Pace Granny Square - The Yarn Crew

Snail’s Pace Granny Square

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Unspecified
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: H-5.00mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Video Tutorial
Designer: Nadia of Yarnutopia

6. Crochet Elephant Granny Square Pattern - The Yarn Crew

Elephant Granny Square

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Light worsted
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 4.5mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written + Video Tutorial
Designer: Kerri of Kerriscrochet

7. CROCHET LLAMA APPLIQUE AND GRANNY SQUARE – FREE CROCHET PATTERN - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Llama Applique and Granny Square

Project Size: 7” x 7 “
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted 
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: J/6.00mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: Maria of Maria’s Blue Crayon

8. Kitty Cat Crochet Granny Square - The Yarn Crew

Kitty Cat Crochet Granny Square

Project Size: 6 in. by 6 in
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted 
Brand: Caron Simply Soft
Hook: H 5mm 
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: Ashleigh of Sewrella

9. Piggy Granny Square - The Yarn Crew

Piggy Granny Square

Project Size: 6″ x 6″
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Cotton 
Brand: D.M.C
Hook: D/3 (3 mm)
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: Wiam of Wiams Crafts

10. Crochet Lamb Pattern free crochet granny square pattern - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Lamb Pattern

Project Size: 14″ square
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Medium
Brand: Red Heart With Love Yarn
Hook: 5.5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written + Video Tutorial
Designer: Tonya of Nana’s Crafty Home

11. CROCHET FOX APPLIQUE – FREE CROCHET PATTERN - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Fox Applique

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: G/4.00mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written + Video Tutorial
Designer: Maria of Maria’s Blue Crayon

12. Crochet Chick Pattern Free Easter Crochet Granny Square - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Chick Pattern

Project Size: 14″ square
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Medium
Brand: Red Heart With Love
Hook: 5.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: Tonya of Nana’s Crafty Home

13. Turkey Granny Square - The Yarn Crew

Turkey Granny Square

Project Size: 6″ x 6″
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Cotton
Brand: D.M.C Happy Cotton
Hook: D/3 (3 mm)
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Tutorial
Designer: Wiam of Wiams Crafts

14. Easy crochet giraffe granny square - The Yarn Crew

Giraffe Granny Square

Project Size:  90cm x 90cm
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 5mm and 6mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written Pattern
Designer: TJ and NJ of Passionate Crafter

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