Afghans - the perfect home accessory, a wonderfully woolly blanket to decorate your sofa with. Add a splash of colour and an extra special homemade touch to your bedspread with an afghan! We’ve rounded up the 30 most popular afghan crochet patterns from among the hundreds of amazing crochet afghan patterns found across our site. 

Granny square afghan patterns

Random granny crochet afghan

This Bernat crochet pattern will show off your love for colour! Made up of giant granny squares, you’re sure to have some fun making this one. 

Amour afghan from Paintbox Yarns

For a bigger project, this Paintbox Yarns pattern is perfect. Beautifully textured and ideal to decorate your sofa with.

Crush on you by Paintbox Yarns

If you love granny squares, give this one a go! The pretty heart motifs will have you lovestruck by this simple pattern. 

Life’s a plus afghan by Caron

This pattern from Caron is the perfect pattern to personalise with your fave yarns and colours to crochet this snugly, soft afghan. 

Autumn leaves afghan by Caron

This is a seasonal fave that uses simple granny square patterns to crochet a design that you will be shocked to see how easy it actually is to make! Pick out some beautiful autumnal mustards and muted tones for this beautiful blanket to warm up your home. 

More amazing afghan granny square patterns

  • Mustard Granny Square Blanket

    Mustard Granny Square Blanket

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  • Traveling Afghan Square #13

    Traveling Afghan Square #13

    Downloadable PDF

  • Mitered Checkerboard Afghan

    Mitered Checkerboard Afghan

    Downloadable PDF

Beginner afghan patterns

Let's stay home blanket by TLC Yarn Crafts

This woolly blanket is a super snugly design to spend your weekends curled up in front of the TV, watching your fave shows or keeping cosy as you work on your next project! Learn some new stitches with this beginner pattern - you’ll love the results! 

The Aspyn throw by Darling Jadore

This project brings the super chunky with an ultra cosy, mega plush design. A homeware staple to style on your sofa or the bottom of your bed.

Super chunky throw by Little Golden Nook

The amazing Little Golden Nooks brings you a fun and fabulous crochet project to get stuck into. Using chunky yarn, a crochet novice will love the making experience as well as the results! 

The more the merrier blanket by Susan Kennedy

Cover your bed in colour with this super stripey design. It may be a challenging size but as it repeats the same stitches, it’s a great mindful make to dip in and out. You can also easily adjust the size to fit your bed. Pick out the yarn in colours that compliment your room’s palette and get making! 

Even more beginner afghans

  • Elipse Puffy Throw - Free Crochet Pattern For Home in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky

    Elipse Puffy Throw - Free Crochet Pattern For Home in Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky

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  • Zig-Zag Afghan in Bernat Worsted Solids - Downloadable PDF

    Zig-Zag Afghan in Bernat Worsted Solids - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • The Larksfoot Blanket

    The Larksfoot Blanket

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  • All For One Crochet Blanket in Bernat Pop! - Downloadable PDF

    All For One Crochet Blanket in Bernat Pop! - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Super Chunky Crochet Throw

    Super Chunky Crochet Throw

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  • Stress free stripes blanket

    Stress free stripes blanket

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Intermediate afghan patterns

Aran afghan by Caron

This beautifully textured afghan is a timeless piece to add to your blanket collection - lay across the edge of your bed or drape on your sofa. 

Painted roses blanket by Sandra Paul

The floral design combines pretty petal motifs crocheted up in squares and simply sewn to create an amazing afghan - the perfect challenge to create a one-of-a-kind design. Create a colour palette and switch up the motifs to make it truly unique to you! 

Crocheted daisy afghan by Kraftling

This bright and bold design will make for an eye-catching home decor piece. With large octagon motifs, this a beautiful piece with amazing results. 

Get inspired with these intermediate patterns

  • Celtic Mandala Throw

    Celtic Mandala Throw

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  • Wonky Square Afghan in Bernat Super Value - Downloadable PDF

    Wonky Square Afghan in Bernat Super Value - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Persian Tiles Blanket in Stylecraft Life DK - Paperback

    Persian Tiles Blanket in Stylecraft Life DK - Paperback

    Paperback

  • Radiant Ripple Afghan Throw in Premier Yarns Puzzle - Downloadable PDF

    Radiant Ripple Afghan Throw in Premier Yarns Puzzle - Downloadable PDF

    Downloadable PDF

  • Jayla Crochet Baby Blanket

    Jayla Crochet Baby Blanket

    Downloadable PDF

  • "Graphic Crochet Blanket" - Blanket Knitting & Crochet Pattern in Debbie Bliss Rialto DK - DB052 - Leaflet

    "Graphic Crochet Blanket" - Blanket Knitting & Crochet Pattern in Debbie Bliss Rialto DK - DB052 - Leaflet

Advanced afghan patterns

Piano pizzazz pattern by Sweet Potato 3

A niche but amazing design! A modern and fun project that any piano-playing pal would be over the moon to receive as a gift - perfect for a house-warming present!

Snowberry cables afghan by Brenda Bourg

Go crazy with cables with this tantalising, textured design! A firm favourite for all the family to get snug on the sofa. 

Caso Kahlo blanket by Paintbox Yarns

Crochet and colour go hand-in-hand with this patter which invites you to get creative with colours and pattern. For the crochet champions, this one if for you! 

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Sarah Jones is Content Manager at LoveCrafts. Lover of chunky yarns and colourful paper crafts, Sarah works with the in-house team and a whole load of talented content creators to keep makers informed and inspired!