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30 Beautiful Afghans to Inspire Your Next Project ...

By Eliza

Whether you crochet or knit, you're probably always on the lookout for your next project and afghans are a fun and fairly simple thing you can make. They make fun gifts for everyone, so check out this list of afghans and you'll probably be ready to head to the yarn store and stock up. Don't you just love a cozy, warm blanket?

1 Single Color

Single ColorVia
Some of my favorite afghans are the ones that are a single color. This pink is fantastic, but you can choose any color you love best.

2 Scalloped Edges

Scalloped EdgesVia Crochet Granny Triangle Afghan
Aren't the scalloped edges on this afghan absolutely gorgeous? And I love the colors so much too!


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3 Warm and Cozy

Warm and CozyVia Aran Quick Cable Knit Afghan ...
I can imagine wrapping up in this cozy afghan on a cold winter afternoon and watching movies with my kids.

4 Lacy Edge

Lacy EdgeVia
A fun and interesting lacy pattern around the edges of an afghan makes it look feminine and beautiful.

5 Chevron Crochet

Chevron CrochetVia Pass the Cereal: Chevron Blanket
Chevron is huge right now so this afghan is a masterpiece. I love how there's one stripe in a different color.

6 Arrowhead Striped Afghan

Arrowhead Striped AfghanVia Arrowhead Striped Afghan - Patterns ...
The pattern is great and choosing neutral colors allows you to toss your afghan on any chair or bed in your home.

7 Zig Zag Stripes

Zig Zag StripesVia Items similar to tiffany blue ...
The color palette on this afghan is stunning, but it's fun how the strips zig and zag instead of being straight.

8 For a Little Girl

For a Little GirlVia Repeat Crafter Me: Crochet Daisy ...
What little girl wouldn't love to have this lovely afghan?

9 Complicated Pattern

Complicated PatternVia Pyramid Afghan - Crochet Afghan ...
If you're an experienced knitter or crocheter, you would have a lot of fun creating this masterpiece.

10 Spiderman Afghan

Spiderman AfghanVia Harris Sisters GirlTalk: Spiderman Afghan
For all those superhero loving little boys and girls comes this adorable Spiderman themed afghan.

11 American Flag

American FlagVia A Piece of Home - ...
I really wish I could work with yarn so I could create this wonderful blanket.

12 More Stripes

More StripesVia ABC Knitting Patterns - Lace ...
Thick stripes are just as much fun as thinner ones and create this really cool effect.

13 Lots of Color

Lots of ColorVia made: vintage fan ripple blanket ...
Don't be afraid to load your afghan up with color. That way it matches any surface you want to put it on. And it's so much fun to look at.

14 Matelassé Crochet Afghan Pattern

Matelassé Crochet Afghan PatternVia Matelassé Crochet Afghan Pattern Collection-Etsy
Isn't this one of the most beautiful afghans you've ever seen?

15 Nursery Afghan

Nursery AfghanVia Plymouth Yarn F013 Dreambaby DK ...
What an adorable little afghan to create for a baby on the way.

16 Squares

SquaresVia Stitch Sampler Afghan in Scraps ...
The pattern of squares is a great way to use up all the leftover yarn on the skeins you haven't finished. I love this!

17 Red, White and Blue

Red, White and BlueVia Let Freedom Ring
This patriotic afghan would be a great gift for anyone on your list.

18 Striped Colorful Bobble Stitch

Striped Colorful Bobble StitchVia Striped Colorful Bobble Stitch Crochet ...
This is so cute! It has so much texture and color. I'd love to have this on my bed. How about you?

19 Repeating Pattern

Repeating PatternVia
This pattern is a bit more complicated, but the fact that it repeats ties the entire afghan together.

20 Lacy Shell Afghan

Lacy Shell AfghanVia Lacy Shell Afghan
The yarn used to make this afghan is lightweight enough to be perfect for cool nights without making you too hot.

21 Reversible

ReversibleVia Sweetheart Ripple pattern by Kim ...
This stitch allows you to create a reversible quilt with waves on one side and hearts on the other.

22 Baby Afghan

Baby AfghanThis sweet little afghan would look great hanging over the side of your baby's crib.

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23 Peacock Afghan Pattern

Peacock Afghan PatternVia Peacock Pretty Blanket pattern by ...
This is beautiful! An entire afghan that looks like a peacock's feather would be a sight to behold, don't you think?

24 Square Blocks

Square BlocksVia Crochet Pattern Leaflet AMAZING STAR ...
The square blocks on this afghan are reminiscent of a quilt. It would look wonderful on a bed.

25 Color Blocks

Color BlocksVia Items similar to Knit afghan ...
Here's another great example of how you can crochet or knit something that looks like a quilt.

26 Orange and Grey

Orange and GreyVia 22 Quick and Easy Crochet ...
The colors that make up this quilt are so perfect!

27 Ring Toss Afghan

Ring Toss AfghanVia Ringtoss Afghan pattern by Barbara ...
There are a lot of words to describe this beauty. Awesome, beautiful, stunning. What else can you add?

28 Ribbon Afghan

Ribbon AfghanVia Gramma Rita's Crochet, Etc.: Afghan ...
I love how the colors all blend so wonderfully together.

29 Tiny Pieces

Tiny PiecesVia Floral Fiesta Afghan
It would be a lot of work to get all these pieces connected together, but it would be so worth it.

30 Ripple Pattern

Ripple PatternVia Granny Ripple Afghan pattern by ...
This pattern is wonderful and I love the color combo.

Do you like the look of an afghan on your furniture? I still have one my grandma made for me before I was even born. They are so cozy and homey! Which one of these is your favorite?

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