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World's Fastest Crochet Afghan Pattern



Want to crochet a blanket, but don't feel you have enough time? Try making the World's Fastest Crochet Afghan Pattern. This is one of the quickest and best easy crochet patterns ever. With pretty peach and blue running down this blanket in panels, this blanket will brighten up any room. Long tassels complete the look and give this crochet afghan pattern a charming flair. Don't fret about the time commitment, you'll have this blanket done in no time at all!

Worlds Fastest Crochet Afghan Pattern
World's Fastest Crochet Afghan Pattern
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Crochet Hook: I/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz) or Patons Décor (100 g/3.5 oz) - Main Color (MC)(Peach) 3 balls, Contrast A (Aran ) 3 balls, Contrast B (Green) 4 balls
  • Crochet hook: Sizes 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

Size: Finished Size: Approx 54 x 64 ins [137 x 162.5 cm]

Gauge: 1 strip = 4½x 64 ins [11.5 x162.5 cm].




(Make 12)With MC, ch 172.

1st rnd: 5 dc in 4th ch from hook- shell made. *Miss next 3 ch.(1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc) all in next ch-V st made. Miss next 3 ch. 1 shellin next ch. Rep from * to last 8 ch.Miss next 3 ch. V-st in next ch.Miss next 3 ch. 11 dc in last ch.Working into opposite side of ch, miss next 3 ch. V-st into ch underV-st on opposite side of ch.***Miss next 3 ch. 1 shell in chunder next shell. Miss next 3 ch.V-st in ch under next V-st. Repfrom *** across ending with: missnext 3 ch. 1 shell in ch under lastshell. With A, sl st to top of ch 3.

2nd rnd:Ch 3. 3 dc in next st.Miss next st. V-st in next st. *Missnext 3 sts. 1 shell in ch-1 sp ofnext V-st. Miss next 3 sts. V-st in next st (center of shell).* Rep from* to * to end of strip (last V-stmade will be in 3rd dc of the 11 dcat end of strip). Miss next 2 sts. 7 dc in next st (center of 11 dc shell). Miss next 2 sts. V st in next st. Rep from * to * across ending with 3 dc in top of ch 3 of 1st rnd.With B, sl st to top of beg ch 3 to join.

3rd rnd: Ch 3. 3 dc in same sp aslast ss. Miss next st. V-st in next st. Miss next 3 sts. 1 shell in ch-1 sp of next V-st. *Miss next 3 sts.V- st in next st (center of shell). Miss next 3 sts. 1 shell in ch-1 spof next V-st.* Rep from * to *across ending with miss next2 sts. V st in next st. Miss next st.7 dc in next st (center st of 7 dcshell). Miss next st. V-st in next st. Miss next 3 sts. 1 shell in ch-1 spof next V-st. Rep from * to * across ending with miss next 2 sts. V-stin next st. Miss next st. 3 dc in same sp as first sl st. Sl st to top of beg ch 3. Fasten off. Sew strips tog leaving pointed ends free as shown.


Cut 12 inch [30.5 cm] lengths of B. Taking 10 strands tog, knot into fringe at points at each end. Trim fringe evenly.



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Oct 30, 2014

Thought I was going to try another fast pattern and end up with a lot of hat yarn. WOW! I started on my vacation and finished within two weeks after returning to work. Everyone loves the colors and the pattern! Even my sister! Thank You!


Oct 5, 2014

is there a way to print or download this pattern? i really want to do this for my sister


3 Ratings

Jul 26, 2014

I will rate this afghan when i make it. I am anxious to get started.


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