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35+ Free Afghan Patterns
Posted By Tipnut On December 13, 2010 @ 3:33 am In Crochet,Knitting | 5 Comments
There are loads of patterns on the net for afghans, but you know me–I’m a bit fussy . Here are my favorite picks of what I’ve found online (both knitting and crochet), and wow–many of these are gorgeous! There are a few throws and lapghans included but they’re easily adjusted to a fuller size if you want. All are free with some including a pdf to download and tuck away in your files. I’ve separated them into two separate groups for browsing. Enjoy!
Quadrant : A great project for beginners, finished size measures 31″ x 31″ but easy enough to make bigger if you prefer.
Zig Zag : Four colors of yarn are used, “Intermediate” skill level and is 52″ x 66″ when done.
All-American Denim Stripes : 50 x 70 inches, not including Fringe. Skill Level marked as Beginner.
Greenway : (pdf) Two rows of cluster stitch combine to form pretty, daisy-shaped blocks of color.
Dublin Country : Three panel designs: Post & Shell; Shell; Basketweave. Measures approximately 45″/114 cm wide x 64″/162.5 cm long.
The Mommy Blanket : This is built up from strips which use front-post stitches to achieve a woven effect.
Joyous : Finished size approximately 48″ x 56″ inches, skill level marked as Intermediate.
Basket Weave : Finished size approximately 52″ x 68″.
Antartic : Uses two colors (9 balls each), finished size approximately 48″ x 60″. Skill level marked as Easy.
Weekend In Stockholm : Dozens of squares in assorted colors are made then stitched together and finished off with a scalloped border.
Chevron : Worked in three colors, the stripes can be made as thin or as wide as you like.
Beach Stripes : Not a step-by-step pattern but enough details provided to work this out for yourself.
DROPS in Alpaca : Made with yarn in 7 colors, will be approx. 100 x 144 cm [39-3/8" x 56.75"].
Lacy Chunky : Made with a very open lace pattern in a super soft chunky 100% virgin wool yarn.
Autumn Haze (pdf) : Striped with 7 colors of yarn, this is worked in one piece.
Bear Claw : Worked on circulars, will be 44″ x 60″ when finished. Marked as Easy.
Lizard Ridge : This block is based on Barbara G. Walker’s Short-Row Stripes square.
Zig Zag Spread : A fun & colorful project worked on US 10 circular needles and gauge is 4″ = about 23 stitches.
Embossed Diamonds : Made with a cashmere/superfine lambswool yarn.
Ticking Blanket : 20 squares are worked in stripes and assorted colors then joined together.
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URLs in this post:
 Snowboarder’s Throw: http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/freeKnittingPatternSnowboardersThrow.asp
 Quadrant: http://www.loopknits.com/2010/02/13/quadrant-blanket/
 Rainbows & Hearts: http://bethsco.blogspot.ca/2010/10/intro-and-free-pattern.html
 Zig Zag: http://www.shiridesigns.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=86
 Sunscape: http://www.naturallycaron.com/projects/sunscape/sunscape_1.html
 All-American Denim Stripes: http://www.crochetmagazine.com/newsletters/talkingcrochet/pages/TCNL2008_patt1.html
 Striped Texture: http://www.joann.com/crocheted-afghan-with-striped-texture/xprd1067332/
 Greenway: http://www.abramsbooks.com/stc_craft_news/ckca/images/pattern_greenway.pdf
 Snow Queen Tile: http://www.bfranklincrafts.com/CraftIdeas/CraftIdea-BlanketSnowQueen.html
 Dublin Country: http://www.naturallycaron.com/projects/dublin/dublin_1.html
 Vintage Vertical Stripe: http://belladia.typepad.com/bella_dia/2006/11/vintage_vertica.html
 The Mommy Blanket: http://www.crochetme.com/media/p/88427.aspx
 Extraordinary Squares: http://dottieangel.blogspot.com/2010/06/ordinarily-extraordinary-blanket-how-to.html
 Joyous: http://www.crochetmagazine.com/newsletters/talkingcrochet/pages/TCNL2108_patt2.html
 Madrid: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/madrid/madrid.html
 Basket Weave: http://www.crochetkim.com/patterns/basketweave.html
 Cheeky Squares: http://www.lullabiesandlace.com/cheekysquaresafghan.html
 Antartic: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/antarctic/antarctic.html
 Cyanne Coverlet: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/cyanne/cyanne.html
 Weekend In Stockholm: http://www.stitchnationyarn.com/Patterns/free-pattern-weekend-in-stockholm-throw.html
 With Scalloped Edge: http://sarahsprojects.blogspot.com/2010/05/living-room-afghan-pattern.html
 Chevron: http://allthingsbrightandbeautifulcrafts.blogspot.com/2011/11/chevron-blanket.html
 Rainbow Bobbles: http://petuniapill.blogspot.ca/2012/03/pattern-for-rainbow-blanket.html
 Beach Stripes: http://cozymadethings.blogspot.ie/2012/06/beach-stripe-surf-blanket.html
 Lacy V-Stitch Ripple: http://blogs.thetucker.com/knit/2011/12/07/lacy-v-stitch-ripple-afghan/
 Wave: http://www.loopknits.com/2008/08/09/wave-blanket/
 DROPS in Alpaca: http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/us/pattern.php?id=161&lang=us
 Swedish Embroidery: http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/march_knitproj.html
 Lacy Chunky: http://www.classiceliteyarns.com/WebLetter/63/Issue63.php
 Pixie Dust: http://www.purlbee.com/bulky-knitt-pixie-dust-blanket/
 Autumn Haze (pdf): http://www.abramsbooks.com/stc_craft_news/ckca/images/pattern_haze.pdf
 Guy’s Guernsey: http://www.creativeknittingmagazine.com/newsletters/creativeknitting/pages/CKNL1609_patt.html
 Bear Claw: http://www.purplekittyyarns.com/knitting-patternca.html
 Fringed: http://www.caron.com/projects/jb/knit_throw.html
 Lizard Ridge: http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall06/PATTlizardridge.html
 Pinkie Blockie: http://knittingjuju.wordpress.com/2008/02/05/pinkie-blockie/
 Zig Zag Spread: http://www.pickles.no/zig-zag-spread/
 Easy: http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/knitting/easy_knit_afghan.php
 Embossed Diamonds: http://spindyeknit.com/patternfiles/embossed-diamonds/
 ZigZag: http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/home/free-knitting-patterns-for-beginners10.htm
 Ticking Blanket: http://petitepurls.com/Winter12/winter2012_p_ticking.html
 Bamboo Stitch: http://www.lincraft.com.au/view_project.php?id=401
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