25 + the best afghans free crochet patterns

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Welcome to the ever-changing world of Free Crochet Afghans!

So, here is our post collating a list of the best free Afghan crochet patterns that you can find online. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced crocheter, there is something in this collection for everyone. After all, Afghans are simply the best way to add warmth and comfort to your home. Moreover, they also make great gifts for friends, family, and deserving others.

Therefore, grab your crochet hook and some of your preferred yarn weights, and let’s get cracking on creating some beauty and coziness!

With this in mind, here is our top 25 list:

25 + the best afghans free crochet patterns

25 of the Absolutely Best Afghan Free Crochet Patterns

Geometric Designs 

Easy Ripple Afghan

While straight lines are fun, these wavy ripples are so much more satisfying and vibrant. Overall, it’s so enticing and beautiful!

Easy Ripple Afghan

Go to the pattern: Easy Ripple Afghan

more info also on Ravelry.

Tree of Life Afghan

The Tree of Life is one of the most beautiful and popular patterns. Overall, it is refined and elegant, and will form an eye-catching centerpoint in any room. While lain, pale monochromes are the most traditional hues for this, you can go as wild as you please.

Tree of life afghan

Go to the pattern: Tree of Life Free Crochet Pattern

More info about SimplyAlice’s Project

2023 Crochet with Me Temperature Afghan CAL

Of course, CALs are a great way to make a temperature blanket and share them with friends and colleagues. Therefore, I’m so happy that the 4-season Annual Afghan CAL is continuing in 2023.

Crochet with me Afhgan

The original pattern and the photos are available on Beatrice Ryan Designs blog:

2023 Crochet with Me Temperature Afghan CAL

more info on Ravelry.

Drop in the Pond

Without a doubt, the most impressive version of this is a color panoply with all possible hue variants. However, a slightly more subdued version is also quite beautiful. Thus, the yarns in this blue variant come from the Lion Brand and about 1400 yards went into this.

Drop In The Pond Afghan

You will find this pattern on web.archive.org, or read more on ravelry.com.

Modular Southwest Design It Yourself Afghan

To begin with, this southwest blanket is not as colorful as other southwest-inspired blankets. Although simpler, this pattern is an eye-catching and intriguing project too. In addition, it is a good opportunity for you to try something new!

Modular SW DIY Afghan

The full article about this pattern is here:

Modular Southwest DIY Blanket

Southwestern Cables Afghan

Next, keeping ing the southwest style, here is a cable-stitch Afghan in beautiful, subdued hues. However subdued, these colors are still very much alive due to their combination.


Go to the pattern:

SouthWestern Afghan

Springfrost Blanket

That said, subdued hues are definitely a good thing. After all not all projects need to be as loud as a parrot’s feathers.

Skills: upper beginner   Designer:  Attic 24

Springfrost Afhan

Go to the pattern:

Springfrost Blanket Cal

Tulip Stitch Afghan

Since it’s spring, it’s time for tulips. Therefore here is a spring blanket that incorporates the tulip stitch pattern, instead of a single crochet.

Skills: upper beginner   Designer: Rhondda Mol (Oombawka Design)

Tulip Stitch Aghan

Go to the pattern:

Tulip Stitch Afghan

more info about project photographed here.

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