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Free Afghan Knitting Patterns

What better way to warm someone's day and beyond than by knitting them an afghan or throw? These free knitting patterns should get you started thinking about how easy it is to delight someone with a warm, fuzzy piece of knitting.
  1. Sampler Afghan (11)

Big Needle Stash Afghan
Combining leftover bits of your yarn stash with knitting on huge needles makes quick work both of your leftovers and of this blanket project. Make one panel for an easy lap afghan or join two together to keep more than one person warm.

Swatch Afghan
One quick and easy way to use up a bunch of stitch pattern swatches of different sizes and shapes is to sew them all together (by hand or machine) into a blanket of whatever size is appropriate for the number of swatches you have. Here's how to get started.

How to Knit a Stash Afghan
A stash afghan is the perfect way to use up a bunch of odds and ends that are taking up space in your knitting storage. This basic recipe will show you how to knit a stash afghan no matter what size you want or what kind of yarn you're trying to use up.

Child's Stash Afghan
A stash afghan is a fun way to use up a bunch of little bits of yarn. Knit one for a small friend or member of your family and it's sure to become his or her favorite blankie.

Quaker Rib Afghan
This Quaker Rib afghan is super easy to knit and makes a nice warm throw for cool spring evenings. In the summer, it's a great picnic blanket.

Moss Stitch Lap Afghan
This free knitting pattern for a moss stitch lap afghan is a quick and easy project for beginners, and you can make it as large as you want just by using more yarn.

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