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Crochet Granny Square Top Pattern

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Most crocheters love the granny stitch and must have made something in this stitch. So, designing the granny square top many years ago felt like fulfilling a basic right in the crochet community. Tell me, what have you made anything using the granny stitch? What’s your favorite thing to make using this stitch?

I prefer calling this top “not your regular granny’s top” as it has a beautiful neckline as opposed to just joining two panels of squares together at the neck. All in a bit to make this design so unique and beautiful. Another great thing about this top is the use of colors! I have added a beautiful twist of using up your stash and never worrying about the colors coordinating or not. You can totally go color-blocking with this top!.

Easy, fitted granny square pattern

Sizing available for this beautiful crochet granny square top pattern

The crochet granny square top was first published by the Happily Hooked Magazine in 2019 and was available in 5 sizes. However, in 2020, I re-tested this pattern in the plus sizes to make it size-inclusive. Currently, this granny square top is available in 9 different sizes.

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Materials for this easy, fitted granny square top pattern

  • YARN – Stylecraft Special DK #3 light weight (100% acrylic; 322 yds/295 m per 3.5 oz/100g Ball) 

               • 1 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) Balls in Coral (A)  

               • 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3) Ball(s) Mint (B) 

Estimated Yardage

600 yards/549 m (880 yards/804m, 1000 yards/914 m, 1300 yards/1189 m, 1600 yards/1463 m, 1800 yards/1646 m, 2100 yards/1920 m, 2400 yards/2195 m) 


• US Size G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook  

  • Yarn needle 
  • Stitch markers (2 pieces)


Ch- Chain

St – Stitch

Sp – space

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Sl st – Slip Stitch

FO – Fasten Off


Ws –Wrong Side

SKILL LEVEL – Intermediate  


Size(s) and color codes – S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) 

Bust Measurement: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”

Length of Top: 21 (21, 21, 23, 23, 23, 25, 25)”

Armhole Measurement: 16 (16.5, 17, 17.5, 18, 18.5, 19, 19.5)”

The modeled garment is shown in Medium, with 1” of Positive Ease.


18 dc and 9 rows = 4”/10 cm 

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge. 

Crochet granny square pattern

I would love to see your color choices and makes from this granny square crochet top pattern. Do tag me with your beautiful make

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