The Absolute Beginner Afghan Pattern
You can crochet the easy Absolute Beginner Afghan Pattern. In fact, it makes a great first afghan because there is no worry about the sides being even or the gauge being a certain size. It is super easy to crochet and the pattern includes over a dozen step-by-step photos to guide you as you go. Your friends and family will love receiving this beautiful afghan as a gift. The super soft yarn that is recommended is easy to work with and the step-by-step instructions will show you how to create a granny square that grows and grows. Instructions for the suggested border can be found on the blog (link included in pattern), or you can use any border you choose. The yarn brands and amounts you need to purchase, instructions, and supply list are all included to create the exact blanket in this pattern.
I have found that this afghan crocheted in any worsted yarn or Dk yarn makes a great afghan. The fuzzy yarn specified in the pattern can be hard to take out and is probably not the best yarn for beginners. You only need to know two stitches to complete it.
Choose any yarn to complete the pattern.The photos show the wide assortment of yarns and colors that the Absolute Beginner Afghan Pattern has been created in, to give you ideas.
This pattern is written in U.S. crochet terminology.
- Double crochet
- Slip stitch
- Chain stitch
- Change colors
- Weave in ends
- size G crochet hook
- Large eye needle
This afghan will measure approximately 54-inches square when completed.
The instructions are written in U.S. terminology.
The yarns used in this blanket are acrylic; you may wash it in cold water and use low temp to dry.
If you would like to crochet a Baby afghan size then this afghan is the pattern for you: http://www.chocolatedogstudio.com/product/rainbow-baby-blanket/