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Classic Afghan Knitting Patterns

Cozy up with the familiar feeling of a classic knit afghan.

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Reversible Square-in-a-Square
Inspired by a classic American quilt design, this reversible afghan can go anywhere, fitting any style of home decorations. Afghan size: 40 x 50 (50 x 60) inches (appx)

Skill level: Beginner
Designed by
Annette McRell
Royal Luxury
This richly colored, luxuriously cozy afghan is surprisingly easy to make.

Size: 45" x 55". Made with super bulky weight yarn and size 10 1/2 (6.5mm) 30" circular needle.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Bonnie Franz
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
Sherbet Ripple Afghan
Even if you're a beginner, you can knit a pretty throw. Textured and colorful, this free knit afghan pattern stitches up quickly. Have a friend with a wedding coming up? Knit a blanket for a wedding present. They'll love it!

Afghan size: 42 x 57 inches (appx)

Skill level: Easy
Designed by
Ann E. Smith
Southwest Sensation
Easily knit an afghan that adds Southwestern warmth to your home. This beginner knitting pattern is stitched in pretty desert colors and so cozy. It's perfect for cuddling up with next to a fire on a cold winter night.

Size: 44" x 78".

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Designed by
Fran Marlin
Sweet Dreams Afghan
Your baby will have pleasant dreams wrapped in this soft afghan. Size: Approx 35" x 50".

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Fatema Habibur-Rahman
Tea-Time Trio
This cheerful set consists of practical, double-layered rug mugs, a hot pad and a teapot cozy in a pretty basket-weave pattern. This e-pattern was originally published in the January 2010 issue of Creative Knitting magazine.

Size: Hot Pad: 12" x 12". Mug Rug: 4" x 4". Cozy: Fits 4- to 6-cup teapot (about 15" around x 7" high). Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn, size 7 (4.5mm) needles and size 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Darlene Dale
Tiffany Afghan
You'll be astonished at how quickly this free knitting pattern stitches up! You can knit this beginner-level blanket in a jiff. It's perfect for a quick homemade gift for a wedding or a housewarming party.

Afghan size: 45 x 55 inches (appx)

Skill level: Beginner
Designed by
Kathleen Power Johnson
Woven Stadium Blanket
Stay warm at the game with this blanket worked in your favorite team colors. Size: Approx 45" x 45" (blocked).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Diane Zangl
Woven-Look Throw
Beautiful green and red hues make this cozy knit afghan perfect for Christmas -- or anytime of the year! Featuring fringe and a woven effect, this free and easy knitting pattern stitches up quickly.

Size: 47" x 55". Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn, size 11 (8mm) 24" circular needle and size H (5mm) hook.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Carolyn Pfeifer
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Classic Afghan Treasures

A classic knit afghan never goes out of style. Decorate your home or get a jump start on your holiday gift list with one of these beautiful classic afghan knitting patterns. The opportunities for creativity are endless, and the patterns all are free for download!

Selecting the Perfect Classic Afghan

Classic afghan knits are the perfect addition to any room in your house. From a decorative throw for the office or den to an extra blanket for your guest room, these patterns meet any home decorating need. For example, the Happy Hues Afghan is the perfect piece for a child's room or guest room that needs a quick boost of color. Or for a more classic year-round feel, the Sweet Dreams Afghan, with its simple design, is the perfect accent throw for your family or living room. Sign up to start downloading your free knit patterns today!

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