One of the most satisfying parts of crocheting for me is seeing the finished creation. When people go ooh and ahh I get to say “I did that!”

When I first started to crochet in 1992, it was amazing to me what I could create with a hook and some yarn.

I started with filet crochet that’s commonly seen with doilies and curtains and eventually moved on to baby outfits, hats, and other accessories. Alongside the combination of resilient materials such as the yarn and the different basic ‘crochet stitches,’ different items can also be made.

Afghan Crocheting is Most Popular

Over the years, I noticed that Afghans are still one of the top favored items to create. From babies to old men and women, Afghan had been used, reused, and handed down from one generation to the next as they continue to remained in fashion.

Afghans are made with a variety of methods with crocheting. The precise combinations of different crochet stitches and the watchful manipulation of the creator to come up with great design, Afghans, undeniably, are one of the finest commodities.

The History of the Afghan

The history of afghan can be traced back to the period when ‘Afghan Oriental rugs’ were still really fashionable. Most of the men and women contend that the favored rugs convey a likeness to the afghan crochets. Consequently, from that period on, most of the people had started associating this kind of crochet to the Oriental rug. Even if there were no solid validity as to whether the designation ‘afghan’ was borrowed from the fashionable rugs, the label just stuck as history unfolds itself.

Simplicity of the Afghan

It is intriguing to note that individuals who are trying to learn the fundamental of crocheting consider the making of an afghan as their first full-size endeavor. The explanation behind this specific desire is that the principle of making afghan crochet is genuinely easy, with no fluster and difficulty. Besides, the primary component of making afghan crochets is more on the use of the basic crochet stitches along with the different afghan crochet patterns.

If you are interested in your very own and perhaps your very first crochet afghan, simple is the way to go!

Simple Afghan Crochet Patterns

To know more about that, here is a listing of several of the more common and easy to use afghan crochet patterns:

Single crochet pattern

Using this pattern, one could make a simple yet profoundly exquisite afghan crochet. One great thing about this pattern is that it just uses either a pattern of stripes by varied colors or a solid and continuous color.

With its solidness, single crochet pattern for Afghans are generally used when making a cover for an easy chair or on a bed.

Granny square afghan

This is one of the most popular patterns in making afghan crochets. Based on its name, this specific afghan crochet pattern entails the use of recognizable shapes such as rounds or squares. These shapes are crocheted individually and then they are fastened together in a variety of motifs and details.

Twin Crochet Granny Square

Chevron stripe

This distinct kind of afghan crochet pattern is extremely beneficial for people who are just learning their way perfectly into crocheting, It is one great way of learning the basics of crochet as they try to create a work of art.

Chevron Car Seat Cover

These are just a few of the many afghan crochet patterns that every mortal would be interested to use. Whatever afghan crochet patterns you wish use, just keep in mind that the genuine beauty of the outcome is based fact that it was made by the hand.

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