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FREE Afghan & Throw Knitting Patterns

As the nights get longer, you'll love curling up under a knit afghan. These free afghan knitting patterns come in a range of styles to fit your home decor. Try our Free Textured Afghan Patterns for a beautiful and challenging project.

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Featured Afghan & Throw Knitting Patterns
Basketweave Afghan
Want to make a pretty, textured afghan? This beautiful free pattern is just what you need. Customize the color to match your home decor. Or stitch this cozy blanket for a wedding or housewarming gift!

Size: Approximately 54" x 65"

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Melissa Leapman.
Scandinavian Stripes
This free knit pattern uses a traditional Scandinavian design and employs two warm and soft yarn colors. Make the matching pillow using reverse colorways.

Size: Afghan: Approx 43" x 60". Pillows: 18" square.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lois L. Young.
Winterfest Afghan
Stitch this free knitting pattern to create a beautiful, multicolored afghan. The chevron design is modern, yet familiar -- and certain to look great in your home decor. Three strands of DK weight or two strands of worsted weight yarns are held together throughout.

Size: Approx 42" x 60".

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Barbara Venishnick.

Create Warmth and Comfort in the Home Using These Free Throw Knitting Patterns

As fall returns you might start looking forward to cozy afternoons of a hot drinks and a warm blanket. Of your might be dreading trying to beat the cold all winter. Either way, a cozy knit afghan or knit throw is the perfect project for you. These free afghan knitting patterns and free throw knitting patterns come in beautiful textures and designs to accent your detailed stitches or to showcase beautiful fall colors. Knit a Free Cabled Afghan Knitting Patterns in a soft, bulky yarn for a trendy home décor item you can enjoy or give as a gift. Cables are surprisingly simple and they evoke the feeling of being wrapped in a hand knit sweater. Browse our collection of Free Classic Afghan Knitting Patterns for plenty of other free throw knitting patterns you can use to personalize your space and create warm gifts for people on your holiday list. Plus, when you knit afghans and throws this season, your project will keep you warm!

Add a Touch or Warmth to Anywhere with Free Afghan Knitting Patterns and Guides

Give that special touch of coziness to your living room or bedroom with a handmade afghan following our free afghan knitting patterns available to download instantly. The possibilities are endless. Keep one in your car in case of auto trouble during the winter months. Toss a Square Lattice Afghan over sofas and chairs for a touch of color and warmth. Fold one at the foot of the bed for easy reach at nap time. Knitting is a soothing pastime that can calm you from a crazy day. And knitting isn't just for grandmothers anymore. The average age of new knitters is becoming younger and younger as patterns add variety and yarns become more rich and diverse. It is a way of self-expression and the resulting product is truly a piece of art. Check out the downloadable patterns at and join the knitting revolution!

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