There are numerous free crochet afghans patterns, so anyone can go crazy about it. That’s why I selected the best projects for you here.
To be honest, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a cozy blanket at home where you can wrap yourself in the evening and relax. So, I conclude that a crochet afghan is a must-have for all. And if you’re reading these lines, you might agree with me. 🙂
There are so many ways you can use it! Every new crochet afghan can refresh your interior. You can create it as a beautiful gift for your relatives, friends, and all others. You can sell your blanket throws and develop a handmade business. The sky is the limit!
Here you’ll find the 25 best free crochet afghan patterns. Keep scrolling and find the most eye-catching for you. Add them to your shortlist, choose the yarn and crochet hook, and return to comments with your afghan photos.
1. Nature Inspired Chunky Throw
- Designed by Valentina
Chunky throws are always faster to make. And the stripe design allows using your yarn leftovers. Take this free crochet blanket pattern, and create a lovely piece for your interior and rest. There is also a stitch instruction, so even if you’re inexperienced in crocheting, try to make it.
Photo by Valentina / Ravelry.com
2. Granny Square Star
- Designed by Therese Hagstedt
How stunning are these afghan blocks? I mean, the colors and the shape is just so festive. It’s a beautiful inspiration for a blanket, coaster, or pillowcase. Such squares work up really fast! You can find a similar pattern under the pictures below.
Photo by @tipsytessie / Instagram.com
Find the original free pattern on Instagram.
3. 6-Day Great Granddaddy Blanket
- Designed by Betty McKnit
This textured blanket is absolutely amazing. You can use it as a baby blankie or full-size throw, and if to crochet it from thin yarn, it can be a fabulous rug for your living room or bedroom. One more moment: look at this edge! Isn’t it perfect?
Photo by Betty McKnit / Ravelry.com
4. The “Waves” blanket
- Designed by Martin Up North
How unique is this lovely crochet blanket in the pictures below, right? It’s the fantastic work by Martin Up North, and it’s the ultimate fall throw that you will absolutely love! If you want the perfect throw for snuggling, check out this project.
Photo by Martin Up North / Ravelry.com
5. Faith Springtime
- Designed by Helen Shrimpton
If you want a crochet throw that will be a staple piece in your home, you have to check out this gorgeous crochet blanket in the pictures below! The finished work looks like a sunset! The crafter chose the most fantastic yarn colors, don’t you think?
Photo by @by_hook_or_by_crochet / Instagram.com
6. Cosy Stripe Blanket
- Designed by Attic24
How pretty is this sweet baby blanket in the pictures below? Attic24 creates it, and it’s such a gorgeous piece that you will simply love to have in your baby’s nursery! What’s more, you can make it using only yarn scarps, isn’t that amazing?
Photo by @enchanted.threads/ Instagram.com
7. Dockside Squares Throw
- Designed by Mallory Krall
Here is a free crochet pattern of a traditional granny square blanket that you can customize with any color palette you like. But I like this one.
Bright colors with white, clear borders seem to me perfect. I feel the coziness and warmth of Granny’s home looking at it. Happy crocheting!
Photo by Mallory Krall / Ravelry.com
8. 6 Day Star Blanket
- Designed by Sweet Softies
The more colors, the merrier, right? This fantastic version of the 6-Day Star Blanket by @yarn.sister gives an awesome twist to the proven classic!
Moreover, you can make it with any yarn of any weight, starting in the center and continuing until you reach the desired size. In other words, let’s have fun with it!
Photo by @yarn.sister / Instagram.com
- Designed by Daisy Farm Crafts
This sweet baby blanket is stunning because it has incredible texture and colors, don’t you think? This cute Crochet Sedge Stripes Baby Blanket will be perfect for your little princess. It’s also a great gift idea because such a blankie looks lovely!
Photo by Daisy Farm Crafts / Ravelry.com
10. The Felix Blanket
- Designed by Nova Seals
The Felix blanket is a perfect way to reduce your stash and use scraps of yarn from other projects. This is not complicated, just follow the free crochet c2c blanket, and you’ll get a colorful and stylish blanket with a cool look and texture. Enjoy!
Photo by Wiebke1958 / Ravelry.com
11. Leaping Stripes and Blocks Blanket
- Designed by Tamara Kelly
Learn how to crochet a snuggle stitch, open this free crochet blanket pattern and follow the instructions with a detailed photo tutorial. Actually, this is an easy task, and you’ll definitely manage to create a cozy snuggle stitch crochet blanket. Try it!
Photo by @dollyandblue / Instagram.com
12. Marjorie Blanket
- Designed by Tonya Bush
Isn’t the texture in this crochet blanket in the pictures below simply stunning? It’s full of such lovely colors and textures, and the finished size is approximately 35” wide x 47” height. It’s a fun combination of stitches that creates a charming textural interest.
Photo by Tonya Bush / Ravelry.com
13. Vintage Flowers Crochet Blanket
- Designed by Yarnspirations
What a beautiful floral texture this blanket has! It looks like a giant field with flowers, and it seems to me that I can even feel their aroma. This free crochet blanket pattern requires intermediate skills level. As a result, you’ll get the stunning textured throw for your personal use or a gift to anyone who appreciates coziness and beauty.
Photo by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com
Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.
14. Square Ripple
- Designed by Petal71
Ripple blankets usually have a recognizable wavy design that makes them special. But what if to play with them and create something new — make a square, for example? You can carry out this experiment with a free ripple crochet blanket pattern by Petal71— the new look with a well-known stitch. Enjoy!
Photo by Petal71 / Ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
15. Beautiful Shells Blanket
- Designed by Lahoma Jayne Nally
I love all the colors in this blanket because they are so vibrant and eye-pleasing, right? Moreover, a shell stitch blanket is simple to make, and every beginner will be able to do it. Amazing!
Photo by GreyFrog / Ravelry.com
16. Among Us C2C Crochet Afghan
- Designed by Swish and Stitch
Have you ever played the Among Us game and found the Imposter? It’s so addictive, right? I love this game, so the minute I saw this fantastic afghan in the pictures below. I instantly knew I had to share this pattern with you all! Will you give it a go?
Photo by @swish_and_stitch / Instagram.com
17. Beside a Garden Wall
- Designed by JudyK
Blankets in neutral colors are the best, and the one in the pictures below will be your favorite! As you can see, it’s made with really delicate and neutral colors, so you will love how universal and lovely it is! Great housewarming gift idea, by the way!
Photo by bruxist / Ravelry.com
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18. Winter Sky
- Designed by Lindsay Mika
Here is a great gift idea for all winter lovers and Christmas time. You’ll easily create this beautiful Winter Sky blanket if you know the overlay mosaic crochet technique. The free pattern includes the chart and written instructions, not including the border. Grab your gear and enjoy!
Photo by Lindsay Mika / Ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
19. Casablanca Square Blanket
- Designed by Maria Bittner
Olivia Bergman makes this beautiful Casablanca square pattern, and I absolutely love it! Take a look at the pictures below and see for yourself. It looks incredible as a bedspread. However, you can easily make it a bit smaller and use it as a blanket throw. Give this one a try!
Photo by @trulymadlycreativewithliv / Instagram.com
- Designed by Helen Shrimpton
This beautiful design in intense colors looks like a galaxy. Surely! Andromeda inspired it. The central part is light and colorful, and the further away it is from the center, the darker it gets to the edges. Wonderful! You start by creating the first part, then the next, until you’ve done the whole Cosmic CAL!
Photo by aboulomania / Ravelry.com
21. Baby Shower Crochet Blanket
- Designed by Michael Sellick
A lot of texture and many details will bring you joy while working on this project. It may seem tricky, but not! When you make a few rows, you’ll see the easy repeats offered by this free crochet square baby blanket. Happy crocheting!
Photo by @craftytslittlenest / Instagram.com
22. My “Not Quite” Temperature Blanket 2021
- Designed by Toni Lipsey
Crocheting a temperature afghan is some kind of meditation or a visit to your psychologist. You splash out your feelings and emotions in the rows or ornaments of your project. It is hot, and you take red, windy — grey, snowy — white, cold — blue, warm — green. And look what a great result you can get! Take this free temperature blanket crochet pattern and start with your 1-year therapy abonnement. 🙂
Photo by Paduwankenobi / Ravelry.com
23. Chunky Aran Isle Throw
- Designed by Michele Maks
Chunky neutral throws are such a stylish and elegant addition to any home! This warm and super cozy throw below is a stunning piece with an intricate design. That’s going to be not only the best housewarming gift but also a lovely addition to your living room!
Photo by labullard / Ravelry.com
24. All My Love Heart Square Baby Blanket
- Designed by Jenni Catavu
All your love to your little ones, all the hearts to their blankets! This baby blanket crochet pattern is free and has a beginner-friendly video tutorial, so you can use it and create a full-of-love blankie for your kids.
Photo by Jenni Catavu / Ravelry.com
25. Football Love Afghan
- Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
The thematic afghan is the perfect gift for football lovers. This one is 60 x 60 inches and crochets in a corner-to-corner technique with a free blanket pattern. To make this cozy ball-like afghan, you need to have some experience in C2C crochet and yarn in traditional colors — brown and white. Anyone will appreciate such a cool blankie.
Photo by Premier Yarns Design Team / Ravelry.com