Blanket knitting patterns rated easy by knitters or the designers. Many of the patterns are free.
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Angled Eyelets Blanket
12 row repeat Crystal Lace pattern. Approx 52" x 59". Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Bernat. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Pictured projects by Anakire and camas2012
Easy Cables & Texture Throw
This easy afghan features a 6 row 13 stitch repeat of seed stitch and cables. Approx. 50 x 54″ / 127 x 137 cm. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Cathy Payson. Rated easy by Red Heart.
This easy lace afghan is a two-row repeat with one of the rows being purl stitches. As a bonus it’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn!
- Get the free knitting pattern from Lion Brand
- Get the recommended yarn (60+ colors)
- See more Two Row Repeat Knitting Patterns
Exquisite Cabled Throw
This easy cabled afghan is just garter stitch and stockinette with cables every 8th row. Designed by Linda S. Smith for Red Heart.
Easy basketweave afghan from Bernat is a quick knit in bulky yarn.
A simple repetitive chevron stitch pattern in bulky yarn makes a quick throw. Rated very easy or easy by most Ravelrers. Designed by Sarah Fama. Pictured project by Divagranny. One of 7 knitting patterns in Cozy Knitted Blanket Patterns ebook by Interweave Knits.
- Get the free ebook from Interweave
- Also featured in Knitscene Easy 2010
- Get the Berroco Vintage Chunky yarn used in the pictured project on Amazon
Sweet Scallops Throw
This easy afghan has an all-over lace pattern that is easy to memorize. 14 stitch, 6 row repeat. Rated easy by the Red Heart Design Team and Ravelrers. Pictured project by msbluetuesday
This easy throw reminds me of my Chevron Hat Knitting Pattern and I love that stitch! It creates a great design with very little work. The pattern calls for 3 strands of Aran yarn held together and knit on size 13 needles. I think I would try knitting with 1 strand of bulky or super bulky instead.
Colorful Slip Stitch Afghan
This easy throw is worked in one piece in slip stitch colorwork so you are only knitting with one color per row in a 6 row repeat.
Elegant Lapghan and Pillow
This easy lace afghan with matching pillow designed by Julie Hines features a feather and fan pattern that looks beautiful in multi-color yarn.
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Arrowhead Lace Throw
This easy afghan by Grace Alexander features a simple all-over lace stitch in an elegant, lightweight throw. Size 43″ x 45″
Slip Stitch Checks Afghan
This easy throw is worked in 5 strips that are then sewn together. The checks are knit in slip stitch colorwork so you are only knitting with one color per row in a 4 row repeat.
This unique but easy afghan by Kristin Omdahl is knit starting from the center and working outwards until it is the perfect size for relaxing. Designed to combine two colorways of multi-color yarn. Pictured project by ingoingo
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended yarn
- See more free knitting patterns for the recommended yarn
Easy Tweed Blanket
Easy afghan texture in just knit and purl stitches. Designed by Patons UK
Easy Textured Throw
Easy afghan in with an 8-row stitch pattern of knit and purl stitches. Quick knit in chunky yarn. Perfect warm weather throw in cotton yarn. Rated easy by Bernat. I love knitting with the recommended Bernat Maker Home Dec cotton yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Bernat Maker Home Dec cotton yarn on Amazon (Prime available)
Cozy Triangle Throw
This easy afghan features triangle texture in knit and purl stitches with a 16 row repeat – though the 8 wrong side rows are just purl. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Rated easy by Bernat.
Lacy Chunky Throw
Wenlan Chia’s quick easy afghan for Classic Elite Yarns makes use of a very open lace pattern to keep down the weight (and yardage). Quick Knit in super bulky yarn. Pictured project by weedwacker
A Blanket For Seriously Cold People
This easy afghan from Softsweater Knits features a stretch cushy ribbing pattern. It’s a fast knit in super bulky yarn. Pictured project by acunningplan
Shaker Rib Blanket
This easy afghan pattern features a slip stitch rib pattern. Quick knit in bulky yarn.
This throw with an all-over 4-stitch repeat pattern by Alexis Layton has been rated easy by more than a hundred Ravelrers. Pictured project by woolnut1
Simple Zigzag Blanket
This easy blanket by Bernat features a knit and purl stairs texture that’s a quick knit in bulky yarn.
Dappled Skies Throw
This easy afghan from Willow Yarns is constructed of 8 long strips knit in on the bias and then sewn together. That makes it a great portable afghan project! Might also make a good stash buster.
Patterns for Purchase
Prairie Fields Blanket
Textured blanket with an easy knit and purl pattern. 6 Sizes: Baby, Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL. You will need to know how to cast on stitches, knit and purl confidently, read a row by row knitting pattern, bind off stitches and weave in ends. Designed by Fifty Four Ten Studio
Easy Cable Blanket
This pattern from Matilda’s Meadow features easy braided cables alternating with a ridge stitch section. Three sizes from small baby blanket to large afghan. Rated easy by the designer.
Tempting Texture Throw
Easy afghan featuring braided cables in worsted weight yarn
Rib Afghan and Bolster
Easy pattern for textured blanket and matching cushion. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Afghan: 44″ x 66″ Bolster: 20″L x 19″ in circumference
- Get the knitting pattern at Annie’s
- Get the recommended King Cole Comfort Chunky yarn at Annie’s (16 colors)
Third Street Blanket
How could I resist posting this throw inspired by the River Market area of my home Kansas City!
Beautiful in Green Squared
Easy quick lace afghan is one of 10 fast easy blanket and throw designs by Rita Weiss in the ebook Make in a Weekend Afghans to Knit.
Patchwork Trio Afghan
Easy afghan with a checkerboard of stockinette, seed and cable blocks. Pictured project by knitsinNC
This easy afghan features an elegant eagle feather motif down the side. Quick knit in bulky yarn.
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Interweave
- This pattern is also available in Love of Knitting Winter 2016
Moderne Log Cabin Blanket
Easy knitting pattern for a modern update of the classic log cabin afghan from Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne’s classic Mason Dixon Knitting. Pictured project by mustaavillaa used striped blocks for the afghan.
Suitable for beginners who can knit and purl. Worked in one piece — no seams or stitches to pick up – and no wrong side. Three different designs with an easy-to-follow chart for each: Square-In-Square, Zig-Zag, and Basket Weave.