Approximate Design Size: 46" x 65"
Skill Level: Easy
Skill Level: Easy
Crochet an afghan for dad or any man in your life using their favorite colors of yarn and a simple yet bold crochet pattern. Use contrasting stripes and medium weight yarn to make a statement when crocheting an afghan for a man.
When selecting yarn colors to crochet for a man's afghan you can easily use their favorite colors or sports teams colors, match a favorite shirt or just choose solid darker colors for a male themed afghan. Dark colors such as browns, blacks and dark greens or blues work well. If you prefer neutral lighter colors go for white or cream colors or even light tans. Check out examples of afghan patterns on Pinterest and pattern web sites to get ideas and ask him questions about what styles and colors he would prefer if he was selecting a blanket for himself. View a variety of yarns from thick yarns to soft yarns to decide what works best for your afghan.
Selecting the Right Pattern
From stripes to solids and checks what pattern works best for a man's blanket? Stripes make a bold statement but you can also use a checker pattern in his favorite team colors. A football, baseball, or basketball afghan goes well for men and boys alike. Hunters or sports men may enjoy darker browns and greens. Military men may enjoy stars and stripes or American themed colors and patterns. Take a look at some of the interesting crochet patterns below that your guy may enjoy and click on the link to get the crochet pattern.
Free Crochet Shoreline Afghan Pattern - This pattern can be crocheted in many colors choices
Rocky Ridges Free Crochet Afghan Pattern - A great ripple afghan to crochet
Crochet a Football or Baseball Afghan with these great patterns