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9 Easy Crochet Afghan Patterns Perfect For Beginners

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Hey my fellow crocheters, today we are showing you are favorite easy crochet afghan patterns. These are gorgeous, and we have made them ourselves or had someone on our team do the pattern so that you will know more about these crochet blankets and which of one of these easy crochet blanket patterns should be your next project.

If we haven’t met, I’m Connie. I would call myself a beginner crocheter. My mom is much more advanced, and our team is filled with both beginner crocheters and advanced crocheters.  

Our goal is to help you find the very best patterns all in one place. We put out new patterns nearly every single day, so make sure and sign up for our email, so you will be the first to know. 

Without further ado, let’s take a look at our favorite each crochet afghan patterns. If you come across one, don’t hesitate to comment and let us know, so we can check it out and add it to the list. 

Crochet Supplies

​Before we dig into the easy crochet afghan patterns, let’s make sure you have all the supplies you need to get started.

Each pattern will have a suggested yarn, but you will also need these 2 supplies that honestly every crocheter needs. 

Chevron Crochet Pattern

So, the Chevron Blanket is like a go-to for us crocheters. It’s got this easy, but not boring, pattern that’s just perfect, especially for making those adorable baby blankets. I mean, talk about a sweet and thoughtful baby shower gift, right? 

Chevron blankets makes it quick to whip up, and the result is this cozy crochet blanket with these cool stripe vibes with the color changes.

The standard size is 27.5″ x 30.5″, but guess what? You can easily follow the stitch pattern and make it smaller or larger.

This was one of my first shots at an easy baby blanket pattern, and it was a total win. Seriously, the project was a blast, and the end result?

Cutest thing ever and I loved that it used basic stitches, so I didn’t spend a ton of time learning new stitches.

I got a bit creative with the colors to match the upcoming baby’s vibe. Oh, and here’s the twist – I made one as a throw blanket too. I did make one for myself in a solid color for my sitting room.

Easy Crochet Afghan Patterns

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So, I stumbled upon this awesome easy afghan pattern that’s super customizable – you can tweak it to fit whatever size you want. The best thing is it’s got this simple 2-row repeat, making it an easy project to work on, especially when you’re on the move.

The yarn I used, along with the texture, gives the blanket this gorgeous beachy vibe. Picture this: it’s the perfect thing to wrap up in on the beach when there’s a chill in the summer breeze or casually throw over the back of a couch in a cozy lakeside cottage.

With easy stitches it’s the perfect pattern to make in different blanket size options. 

Size of the Blanket:

  • Baby: 31″ x 35″
  • Throw: 52″ x 60″
  • Full/Queen: 80″ x 90″

For this pattern, I went with Yarnspirations Caron Big Cakes in Blue Macaron, but you can use any #4 worsted weight yarn. 

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Our friend Kim recently got into this crochet project called the Finley Throw, and what sets it apart is that it goes for vertical stripes instead of the usual horizontal thing. It’s got this cool combo of two stitches that play off each other, giving it this sleek, modern vibe with a beautiful texture.

The best part? This blanket is a speedy project, perfect for those cool summer evenings when you just want the right amount of coziness.

Oh, and here’s the bonus: the pattern has a ton of resources to help you create this beautiful blanket  with video tutorials and PDF photos to guide you through the whole process.

To whip up this beauty, all you need is some Lion Brand Pound of Love yarn and a 6mm/J crochet hook. Easy peasy, right?

Chenille Throw

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  • Download Pattern: Chenille Throw
  • Crochet Skill Level:Beginner-Intermediate

So, I’ve got this afghan blanket tutorial that walks you through whipping up a super quick and oversized chenille throw – and let me tell you, it’s like wrapping yourself in a cloud of coziness. The best part? It has this thick ribbed texture that adds an extra layer of warmth due to the type of yarn she recommends.

Michelle was our go-to girl to try this pattern. She loved it. It uses simple stitches and is a simple pattern that you will love having this winter. You could 100% use different colors and customize it to your home decor. 

And get this – the tutorial isn’t just words on a page. Nope, it’s got photos that show you exactly where your hook should be, how to navigate those stitches, the ins and outs of a chain, and the lowdown on working in the back loops.

Plus, it spills the beans on joining new yarn and weaving in those pesky ends.

The best part? It’s beginner-friendly! If you’ve got the basics of chaining and working single crochet stitches down (which is like double crochet stitches in UK/Australia terms), you’re golden. 

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Check out the Terracotta Shores Blanket from Daisy Cottage Designs – it’s like a crochet dream for making a trendy block stitch blanket.

They’ve got you covered with both written instructions and a cool video tutorial to walk you through the whole thing. And get this, you’ve got options! The pattern spills the beans on four different sizes, so you can pick the one that vibes with your project style. It’s basically a one-stop-shop for whipping up a super stylish afghan in no time. 

I am going to confess, I love this pattern. It’s one of my favorites to make. I have one of the crochet projects in my living room and I always get compliments when people visit. 

Crochet Afghan Pattern

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I don’t know about you, but I’m all about learning from videos when it comes to crochet projects. And let me tell you, this pattern is a total game-changer, no matter if you’re a crochet newbie or a seasoned pro.

It’s a breeze to follow, and what’s cool is you can go bold with the colors or keep it soft – totally your call. And here’s the kicker: the tutorial comes with a handy chart, so if you’re using different yarn or want to tweak the size, you’re covered.

I recently whipped up a couple of these for some upcoming baby showers, and they turned out to be awesome gifts. Seriously, give it a shot it’s such an easy crochet pattern!

Crochet Blanket Patterns Easy

Crochet Blanket Patterns Easy
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So, if you’re a crochet rookie and big projects seem kinda overwhelming, this blanket pattern has got your back. It’s all about breaking it down for beginners, making the whole blanket-making journey way less intimidating.

This pattern is like the BFF of new crocheters, it’s a great pattern keeping it simple with a repeat row and basic crochet stitches like the trusty half-double crochet.

And guess what? The pattern’s got your tutorial needs covered. It’s loaded with detailed instructions and handy pics in the PDF, walking you through the whole process, making it a breeze to dive into these easy blanket ideas.

The finished blanket? A cozy 48 inches by 54 inches. And if you’re wondering about the yarn, the suggestion is Lion Brand Yarn called Wool-Ease Thick & Quick . 

Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern

Alright, let’s break down the details on this pattern. So, to get that perfect 4″x4″ (10×10 cm) square, you’ll need a 5mm crochet hook, easy peasy.

Now, here’s the cool part – it’s got options! There are nine different sizes to choose from. For the little ones, you’ve got stroller, crib, and child sizes. And for the bigger crew, there’s lap quilt, throw, twin, queen, and king sizes. Basically, there’s a size for every crochet request.

This info is like your project GPS, helping you pick the right size for what you’re dreaming up. Seriously, it’s like the holy grail for easy crochet blanket ideas.

The creator even throws in some yarn advice – a specific brand and color. But hey, if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous with colors (like yours truly), just follow her lead on the yarn weight. And what’s really neat? The pattern sticks to the basics, with simple stitches and a sweet repeat pattern. 

Textured Crochet Blanket Pattern

Easy crochet afghan patterns
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So, let’s chat about the Textured Stripes Blanket from Daisy Cottage Designs. It’s basically the crochet dream for making this lovely, textured blanket.

What’s cool is, it’s like the perfect cozy blanket for beginners. The pattern keeps it simple and gives you the lowdown on customizing the size, so it’s a win for crocheters of all levels. Talk about easy crochet blanket ideas!

Personally, I’ve tackled this pattern twice. It’s a breeze, especially if you’re into simple stitches for afghans. I went wild with it, making the blanket in different sizes and switching up the colors. It’s a total gem of a pattern!

Look, if you’re on the hunt for a killer baby gift or just need a cozy buddy for those chilly winter nights, these beginner crochet blanket patterns are the way to go.

Seriously, if you’ve been itching to dive into a new crochet project, these patterns are your golden ticket. Time to get those hooks and yarn ready!

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