The Crocheter's Gift Guide: Free Crochet Afghan Patterns, Baby Blankets and More for All Occasions
Top 50+ Crochet Blanket Patterns of 2018
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As we bid adieu to 2018, let's check out your favorite patterns from the past year! Some usual suspects made your Top 50 Crochet Blanket Patterns of 2018, but you also worked up many new favorite patterns!
Whether you found these gems through our newsletter, Laying It All Out, or searched for them on our site, these particular afghan patterns were reader (and editor!) faves all year long. From baby blankets to quick and easy throws to festive holiday favorites and everything in between, the list below offers winning inspiration for your next crochet project.
Enjoy! And, as always, happy hookin'!
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Quick and Easy Throw Patterns
These crochet afghan patterns are so quick and easy to work up, you'll barely have to look at your hook! You'll love that you can make a whole afghan in just a couple days or even hours!
So if you're wondering what to get for your friend's birthday this weekend, wonder no more. In just a few skeins, you'll be able to whip up a stunning crochet blanket - like the Make it Quick Afghan - that looks remarkably impressive, especially considering its simple pattern.
Friends and relatives alike will be clamoring for you to make them one of these throws, and since they're so easy and fast to hook, you'll happily oblige.
- Ridiculously Quick and Easy Crochet Afghan
- Easy Everyday Crochet Blanket
- Fast Irish Panels Throw
- Fast, Easy and Pretty Afghan
- Unbelievably Easy Crochet Blanket
- Marvelous Mile a Minute Afghan Pattern
- Simply Elegant Crochet Afghan
- World's Fastest Crochet Afghan Pattern
- Pink Moscato Double Shell
- Foolproof Afghan
- Beginner's Round Ripple
- 6 Hours or Less Throw
- Crochet One Skein Throw
- Easy Going Crochet Blanket
- Floral Petals Mile a Minute Afghan
- Quick and Simple Afghan
- 3 Hour Afghan
- Basic Rectangle Granny
BONUS! This simple and classic granny square will have you hooking whole afghans in no time!
Baby Blanket Patterns
Part of the reason baby blankets are always so popular is because many of them actually fit in the above category! Often, they are quick and easy and pack a big bang for your buck.
For example, with this One Skein Baby Blanket, you can create a beautiful gift for the newest little person in your life with just one skein of yarn! So not only are most baby blankets very easy to hook, they are also quite cost-effective.
Also, they make great projects for crocheters of any skill level. Whether you're a crochet weekend warrior wanting to zone out while watching Netflix or a beginner looking to practice her stitches, the patterns below will help you create a heartfelt, personalized present.
- Easy One Ball Baby Blanket
- Morning Light Baby Blanket
- Vintage Chic Crochet Baby Blanket
- Dreamy Basket Weave Baby Blanket Pattern
- Sea Shell Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket
- Beginner Daydream Baby Blanket
- Princess Charlotte's Christening Crochet Blanket
- The Coziest Crocheted Baby Blanket Ever
- Angelic Baby Blanket
- Sea Spray Granny Baby Blanket
- Baby Blue Waffle-ghan
- Irish Wave Crochet Baby Blanket
- Blueberry Waffleghan
- Quick and Thick Baby Blanket
- "Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner" Blanket
- Elegant and Easy Crochet Baby Blanket and Booties
- Fidget + Sensory Blanket
BONUS! This pattern is one of your absolute favorites to hook this year! Whether you're working it up for your toddler or for a friend with sensory sensitivities or for a charitable endeavor, this pattern will help you hook a very useful item.
Stunning and Sophisticated Crochet Afghan Patterns
Each of these stunning and sophisticated crochet afghan patterns is sure to impress even the harshest of critics. From luxurious, lacy, royal marvels, like the Duchess of Cambridge Crochet Blanket, to radiant ripples that are surprisingly easy to hook, your favorite blanket patterns this year are some of the most beautiful around!
Hook one of these amazing patterns for yourself or gift one to a very lucky someone who is sure to treasure their stunner for years if not generations to come. Indeed, these crochet blankets are truly heirloom material.
- Perfectly Purple Ripple Throw
- Stellar Patchwork Crochet Blanket
- Victorian Lace Afghan
- Stunning Popcorn Ripple Crochet Afghan
- Lacy Shades of Pink Shells Afghan
- Lady Windsor Lace Crochet Blanket
- White Chocolate Strawberry Double Shell Ripple
- Blueberry Mornings Basketweave Crochet Afghan & Pillow
- Water Ripples Crochet Afghan
- Snow Bunny Crochet Blanket Pattern
- Hopscotch Crochet Blanket Pattern
- Restful Corner to Corner Crochet Throw
- Alaskan Blue Tunisian Crochet Blanket
- Spring into Summer Crochet Blanket Pattern
- Cabin in the Woods Crochet Afghan
- Swedish Countryside Afghan
- The Most Beautiful Crochet Granny Square Ever
BONUS! Elegant, stunning, jaw-dropping, gorgeous. This crochet granny square pattern is all of these adjectives and more!
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