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Knitting for Baby: 4 Easy Afghans from Lion Brand

By: Caitlin Eaton, Editor for AllFreeKnitting

Soft, Easy Baby ThrowWhether you have your own nursery that's in need of a bit of sprucing up, or if you're searching for that perfect DIY baby blanket for a friend's upcoming baby shower, this selection of knit afghan patterns is just what you need.  No matter how advanced of a knitter you are, you'll be able to find a pattern that's suited to your skill set in the list below.  From complex designs like the Tree of Life Throw to simple patterns like the Sunshine Day Baby Throw, this group of blanket patterns is a simple way to transform an old space into something modern and new.    


Knitting for Baby: 4 Easy Afghans from Lion Brand

Knitting for Baby: 4 Easy Afghans from Lion Brand

The Most Popular Patterns for Afghans: 16 Knit & Crochet Afghan Patterns from Lion Brand


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Tree of Life Throw: This whimsical blanket is just what a new mom and dad need to decorate their nursery.  While designed for intermediate level knitters, I think you'll agree that any time spent making this pattern is well worth the effort.  The end result could easily be hung on the wall as a work of art.


Princess Basketweave Throw: This easy pattern is great for both beginner and advanced knitters who are searching for a quick, homemade baby shower gift that won't take months to complete.  Made with alternating textured squares, this cozy and reversible blanket is something people will treasure for years to come.


Sunshine Day Baby Throw: Add a fresh burst of color to any room — the living room, the den, the nursery — with this colorful blanket that features an array of bold hues.  Suitable for newer knitters, this super-warm blanket is knit with two strands of yarn at a time, meaning it will ony take you a few knitting sessions to complete.

Soft, Easy Baby Throw: Made entirely of the knit stitch, along with a few simple increases, this charming blanket is the ideal project for tknitters on the go.  Simply pick up this blanket whenever you have a few spare moments and before you know it, it'll be done!




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