Learn to crochet a granny square online!

Do you want to create beautiful things out of yarn? Learn from the pros, with our free online crochet granny square class from Simply Crochet.

Granny square afghan

Get ready to become hooked on the humble granny square! Learn the ropes of making these most soothing of crochet projects and you’ll fall love for years to come as we launch the Gathered Learn to Craft series of free online courses. We’re teaming up with our favourite craft magazines to bring you expert guides to get into new crafts, from crochet to papercrafting.


Join Sara Huntington, Editor of Simply Crochet magazine, for the first in the series, as she shows you how to make a classic crochet granny square from scratch. This iconic crochet motif is the building block of many gorgeous crochet projects. It’s completely free and easy to pick up, though  you’ll find our free lesson easiest if you already know a few crochet basics – swot up with our Crochet for Beginners guide beforehand if you’re brand new to crochet.

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What’s in this Learn to Craft class?

Suitable for beginners, this free 1 hour online course will teach you:

  • How to make a granny square, step by step
  • Learn the basic stitches you will need
  • Get invaluable tips and tricks for best results
  • Your questions answered – ask Sara in a live Q&A
  • Left handed versions of the crochet demos will be available too.
Crochet Granny Square
Prepare to be hooked on how to make a granny square – we’ll show you how, even if you’re new to crochet

Your class host

Sara Huntington is the Editor of best-selling Simply Crochet magazine is a legend in the crochet community. She started as a crochet designer for Simply Crochet before becoming the editor in 2015, where she works with world-leading crochet designers to create trend-setting crochet projects. She still regularly designs for the magazine as well as teaching crochet in her spare time. You can keep up to date with Sara on Instagram at @crochetdeli.

Sara Huntington Simply Crochet magazine

Your class details

When: Thursday 8 October 2020, 7:30 PM (British Summer Time)

Presentation: Crochet expert Sara Huntington will lead a 45 minute presentation to show you how to make a granny square.

Q&A: Sara will answer your questions for a live Q&A session for 15 minutes at the end of the Masterclass.

Book now

To book your place on our How to Crochet a Granny Square Masterclass, simply click on the link below. It’s free to join – you’ll just need to bring along a crochet hook and some yarn so you can learn on the day.

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Please note: if you have any difficulty booking please drop us a line.

After registering, we’ll send you email to tell you how to join the online Learn to Craft class.


Get more advice from Simply Crochet

To see more of our easy how-to guides, head to our beginner-friendly How to crochet section for videos and step-by-step tutorials, or head to the Simply Crochet magazine homepage for more crochet inspiration.

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