Afghans are so much fun to make, and they often become a family heirloom to be treasured for years on end. Who doesn’t love snuggling up on the couch with a soft, cozy knit blanket? It’s pretty much a basic necessity!
Just because afghans are a large-scale project doesn’t mean they have to be difficult to make. We’ve got plenty of easy afghan knitting patterns in Quick Knits magazine. Here are a few of our favorites.
This simple stitch pattern is easy to remember, and the textured rows make the knit blanket extra cozy. Check out this blog post to see a swatch of the chevron stitch pattern knit in a different color combo.
For a more sophisticated look, check out the Ivory Throw. There’s something especially alluring about this stitch pattern. This afghan would make an excellent gift for a special occasion!
Isn’t this baby blanket adorable? Just looking at the photo makes me want to reach out and squeeze the soft, cushy yarn. This beginner level pattern is totally doable even for knitting newbies.
Splurge on alpaca yarn to make this knit blanket extra warm and soft. Made with seed stitch and woven basketweave designs, this pattern is relaxing to knit. It’s one of those projects you can work on while watching TV.