This intermediate granny-square afghan is worked up in beachy shades of tan, white and jade to make a throw reminiscent of sand dollars on the beach. Perfect for an on-the-go project, this afghan is a great way to bring the sandy shore into your home.View Project
Find easy crochet afghan patterns, including crochet ripple afghans, granny square blanket patterns and more. Learn to crochet blankets for every room of your house and easily amp up your home’s style with these easy-to-make designs.
See how you can learn to crochet patterns of all sizes, colors and construction. Learn how to combine individual crochet granny squares into a granny afghan and even learn how to crochet a mermaid blanket for your little one (or for yourself)!
Afghans can be intimidating because they’re so big, but there are many ways to make a quick blanket, from only making baby blankets and lapghans to using super bulky yarn to make your stitches as big as possible. If you have the skills and the patience, you can easily work up any afghan design you want – just be sure to work on it!
Deeper fall shades and a slight zig-zag design come together to form this Autumn Zig-Zag Throw. This intermediate pattern features a straightforward pattern repeat that will look striking on any couch this fall.View Project
This is playful log cabin-style baby blanket that uses a traditional quilt pattern to highlight the importance of family and community. The red of the central square, typically used in quilts of this type, symbolizes the hearth. The two stitch patterns used for the strips add texture to the geometric layout and resemble true patchwork.View Project
This granny-square-based afghan in jewel tones is designed to mimic the majestic look of stained glass windows. Watch the compliments flood in as you proudly display this piece in the center of your home.View Project
The main body of this moody throw is worked back and forth with crossed double crochet and green yarn. Thick enough to provide significant warmth, but still elegant with a gorgeous, lacy border, this must-have pattern is just what you need this season.View Project
Dream of the beach as you crochet this beautiful blanket. It is made in join-as-you-go motifs so it’s a breeze to make for a lightweight throw. For a heavier blanket, back the finished piece with your favorite fabric.View Project
Take a stab at freeform crochet with this truly magical project. Using the idea of freely formed circles to create the sky and clouds, this design builds upon itself to create a beautiful pattern comprised of clouds, blue sky, and rainbows. The entire blanket is worked in two strands of yarn, includes more than 70 freeform circles to create a gorgeous texture. Check out the article on the next page to learn more about freeform crochet and get ready to be inspired!View Project
Using the basic granny square motif and some creative color changing techniques, this soft and snuggly blanket will be the perfect addition to your loved one’s room. It’s cozy, squishy, and evergreen even after Valentine’s day which makes us love it even more!View Project
Brighten any room in your home with this bold and blue arrow throw. This blanket is comprised of squares that are divided into triangles of different colors. Joining each square together with the slip stitch, the arrows will begin to form with the connecting triangles.View Project
Gone are the days of basic granny squares in boring colors. Spice up the tradition with granny squares that are crocheted in various sizes to give this blanket a patchwork feel. The layout of this blanket and the added border will keep you interested and excited throughout the crochet process.View Project