Some simple afghan patterns include the Easy Afghan and the Perfect Beginner Afghan, both by Red Heart. The Quick and Simple Crocheted Afghan from Little Birdie Secrets is another easy pattern. Instructions for the beginner level Laurie Blanket and the Patchwork Blanket are available from Craftsy.com.Continue Reading
The Easy Afghan pattern is available to download and print from the Red Heart website. Crochet this soft covering from lightweight yarn using an 11.5mm crochet hook. Knit the Perfect Beginner Afghan from Chunky yarn using 10 1/2 size needles. The finished covering measures 45 inches by 60 inches.
Make the Quick and Simple Crocheted Afghan from two strands of thick yarn and a jumbo crochet hook. A beginning level crocheter can make this blanket in about six hours. Try making it with variegated yarn and finishing it with fringe or yarn woven through the edges.
Knit the textured Laurie blanket from chunky textured yarn with 10mm needles. The finished size is 52 inches by 33 inches. Simple knit and purl stitches are the only techniques needed to make the Patchwork Blanket. Make individual squares in single and double moss stitch and then sew them together. The pattern calls for chunky yarn and 6mm knitting needles. Purchase these beginner level patterns from Craftsy.Learn more about Crafting