Looking for easy afghan patterns? These afghan designs are all visually appealing, yet very easy to crochet. In addition to being easy, most of these afghans are also quick to crochet.
These are all free crochet patterns. Since many of these are for baby blankets, be sure to read this article on choosing appropriate yarns for tender young skin.
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Here's a great first project. Anyone can crochet this baby blanket; it's totally basic, and it works up super fast. Pictured at left, you can see how it looks when crocheted using pink baby yarn; Here are some additional photos showing the blanket crocheted in other colors . Sometimes a project that may seem unappealing when illustrated in one color takes on a new life with another color. Try it!
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This striped lace baby blanket is a quick and easy crochet project. The stitch pattern is repetitive and easy to memorize, but the color changes keep things interesting. If you'd like to crochet the afghan exactly as shown, you'll need to print out the first three of the following pages. The fourth link introduces several more free V-Stitch instructions, different patterns and some excellent tutorials.
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Easy Afghan Square Patterns
Afghan squares are fantastic portable crochet projects. Your granny may have used this method to make afghan crochet blankets. To create an afghan, you make a bunch of these and then join the squares together. The following afghan square patterns are all rated with a skill level of "easy." The joining part of the project is also pretty easy to do, as the associated article explains.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Granny squares are fantastic beginner projects and suitable for young children (with a little guidance). This is a classic vintage crochet pattern; the free crochet tutorial is by Amy Solovay.
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As you might have already discovered, there are many different ways to crochet a granny square. This pattern gives you another easy option that is also suitable for brand new crocheters.
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Another afghan square: although I designed this for use in creating baby blankets, this simple little square has all kinds of possible uses, including potholders.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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If it's a colorful afghan you want, this easy pattern is just a great way to achieve your goal.
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A Note About Yarns
Since many of these instructions are for baby blankets, be sure to read this article on choosing appropriate yarns for tender young skin.
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