The Crocheter's Gift Guide: Free Crochet Afghan Patterns, Baby Blankets and More for All Occasions
Top 100 Crochet Blanket Patterns of 2017
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2017 was quite a year for us here at AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns. Here we have rounded up all of your favorite crochet blanket patterns from the past year. These reader-favorite patterns include quick and easy crochet afghans, granny square patterns, baby blanket patterns, lace afghan patterns, and more. Peruse this ultimate collection of afghan patterns to find an old favorite or a new pattern you have yet to discover! All of our faithful readers have helped us make this awesome list of afghans by clicking on these projects in our newsletter and viewing them on the site all year long!
Crocheters of all skill levels will be able to find a pattern to love in this round-up of top projects from 2017. No matter how much time you have, you'll be able to find a project below that fits your needs for your next work-in-progress. Whether you're looking for an afghan for yourself, looking to brush up on a certain technique, or want to create a heartfelt gift for a loved one, there is a pattern waiting for you below.
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Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns
Baby blankets are always some of our most popular patterns, and any of these favorite crocheted baby blanket patterns of 2017 would be just right for any baby in your life. If you, a family member, or friend is expecting, what better way to celebrate a new life than with a cozy crocheted blanket they can treasure throughout their childhood? The best thing about these crochet baby blankets is that they're quick to work up since they are smaller than a traditional afghan.
For more crochet baby blanket patterns, be sure to check out our collection of 40+ Quick and Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns
Granny Square Patterns
Granny squares are the building blocks of so many crochet patterns, so it's not surprise that these granny square patterns were favorites this year. Granny squares are great for crocheters who are just starting out and might be intimidated by tackling a full-size afghan right off the bat. Beginners beware that this collection of granny square patterns also includes afghans worked in the round, such as the Crocehted Granny Lapghan.
Find more simple granny square patterns in this collection: 46 Easy Crochet Granny Square Patterns
Ripple Afghan Patterns
Ripple crochet afghan patterns make for visually stunning blankets that everyone will be impressed by. The zigzag pattern is made from a series of increases and decreases, meaning that it is super simple to achieve a beautiful chevron pattern. Even though crocheting a ripple afghan isn't complicated, friends and family will be so impressed by the resulting afghans. The effect is especially striking when done in alternating colors, like the Green Granny Ripple Pattern. However, monochrome ripple creations like the Water Ripples Crochet Afghan (pictured) are just as gorgeous!
New to crochet? Learn how to crochet a ripple afghan with our free, downloadable eBook: How To Crochet a Ripple Crochet Afghan: 7 Free Crochet Patterns free eBook
Lace Afghan Patterns
For those who are looking to create an elegant and ornate blanket, look no further than these favorite lace afghan patterns. These beautiful patterns feature intricate designs that are beautiful to look at but not too difficult to work up. Most of these patterns feature lighter weight yarn to help achieve their signature lacy look, but check out the Cozy Feather and Fan Crochet Afghan if you are looking for a heavier blanket made from super bulky yarn.
Fast Crochet Afghan Patterns
These fast crochet afghan patterns are great for when you are in a time crunch. Perfect for crocheters who want to make a product without too long of a process, this collection of quick and easy crochet afghan patterns features mile a minute patterns, afghans made using only one or two skeins of yarn, and more unbelievably fast patterns.
Short on time? Check out our full selection of 32 Fast Crochet Afghan Patterns
Your Favorite Crochet Tips and Tutorials
This year readers also loved these crochet tips and tutorials! These easy-to-follow crochet tutorials are perfect for those who are new to crocheting or who would like to brush up their skills and techniques.
More Crochet Afghan Patterns
Don't forget about these bonus crochet blankets that round out our top 100 patterns! These lovely afghans didn't quite fit into any other category, but they are still some of the top patterns of the year. We especially love the Restful Corner to Corner Crochet Throw and the Around the World Tunisian Throw (pictured). Explore this random assortment of patterns and you are sure to find an unexpected favorite.
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