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Top 10 Crochet Afghan Patterns of December 2011

By: Julia Litz, editor of

Welcome to the final month of 2011! To celebrate the end of the year and the beginning of the holiday season, we're counting down the top projects of the month in real time! What does this mean? We're updating this page every week to reflect the most popular and sought after crochet afghan patterns on our site. Check back every week to see if your favorite pattern makes the cut!

Top 10 Crochet Afghan Patterns of December 2011

When it comes to crochet afghan patterns, the sky is really the limit. There isn't one type of project that every one loves or hates. That's why this list is so diverse - it's filled with all of our most popular afghan projects. Often though, it seems that readers are looking for quick and easy crochet patterns that involve the least amount of time or stress. Free easy crochet afghan patterns make life simple for all crocheters because you can make a bunch of patterns in a short amount of time. Another very popular type of afghan pattern is anything that involved the ripple stitch. The ripple stich is incredbely versatile and easy to master. You don't need a ton of experience to create these crochet afghan patterns. Ripple patterns are always popular! In this collection, you'll also find crochet afghan squares, tunisian patters and cluster stitches. See - we told you it was a diverse list!

This list reflects our most popular projects from our weekly newsletters. If you haven't subscribed to our newsletter, you can easily do so by checking out our subscriber center. Three times a week, we bring you crochet afghan patterns, tutorials, eBooks, craft collections and so much more. In our newsletters, we cover all things crochet afghan-related, such as granny squares, bedspreads, lace patterns and so much more. As you'll see in this top ten list, our newsletter covers a variety of topics that readers simply can't get enough of.

Again, check back every week for an updated list of our most popular projects!



Quick and Easy Afghan Patterns Patterns

You might think that a quick and easy afghan pattern is an oxymoron. Well, think again! These patterns are perfect for crocheters who have a full plate! Make these projects when you have a free afternoon or evening.


Crochet Ripple Patterns

Ripple patterns are incredbely diverse. Pick one of the projects when you're weighing your options for crochet afghan patterns. Ripple afghans make great gifts! Be sure to use colorful yarn so your afghan stands out.


Granny Square Patterns

Each of these squares is unique and fun to make. Create one as part of a granny square swap or make a bunch to create a large afghan. Either way, you'll love that you can make one of these free easy afghan crochet patterns in a short amount of time.


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