10 Fun and Free Stash Buster Afghan Crochet Patterns!

We all have them – those partially used skeins of yarn. Too much to throw out, not enough to make a project on their own, don’t really want to buy more of it. Time for a stash buster afghan! These 10 free afghan crochet patterns are perfect stash busters – with stripes and color changes, they come to life!

Time to "Bust That Stash!" 10 Free Stash Buster Afghan Crochet Patterns - roundup on Moogly!

10 Free Stash Buster Afghan Crochet Patterns
(click the name of the pattern, in blue, to go to the pattern page!)

  1. Corner-to-Corner Throw by Catherine J. Watson, on Red Heart Free Website: The Corner-to-Corner is super popular on Facebook lately – and I have to admit I’ve started one myself! It’s addictive! I bumped up a hook size, and I’m loving it for mindless relaxing!Corner-to-Corner Throw - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  2. Granny Stripes by Lucy, on Attic24: Granny Stripes make it easy and fast to bust that stash!Granny Stripes - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  3. Blackberry Salad Striped Baby Blanket and Afghan by Tamara Kelly, on moogly: Yep, it’s the second pattern I ever wrote – and it’s been a big hit for the last couple of years. It’s also a fantastic stash buster!Blackberry Salad Striped Blanket - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  4. Easy Ripple Afghan by SusanB, on Handcrafting With Love: Chevrons make even your scraps look trendy!Easy Ripple Afghan - - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  5. Fantasy Blanket by Ana Contreras, a Ravelry download: Isn’t this gorgeous!? And it was inspired by a Stash-busting Challenge!Fantasy Blanket - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  6. Ribbon Afghan by Olivia Rainsford, on The Adventures of the Gingerbread Lady: There’s an excellent step by step tutorial for this crochet blanket – and if you start with FSC and FDC it’ll be even easier!Ribbon Afghan - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  7. Scrappy Stripes Afghan by Elizabeth Ham, on Crochet A Trunk-Full O’ Fun!: Leave the tails on the sides long for fringe, and you don’t even have to weave them in! Video tutorial included!Scrappy Stripes Afghan - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  8. Groovy-ghan by Marinke Slump, on a creative being: Each row is worked right to left, all on one side of the fabric – perfect for odds and ends of yarn! Photo tutorial included with the instructions.Groovy-ghan - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  9. Leaping Stripes and Blocks Blanket by Tamara Kelly, on moogly: Can I through in one more of my patterns? With 8 different sizes on offer, you’re sure to find one to fit your stash – just 2 rows worth of each color needed! A video tutorial is available too!Leaping Stripes and Blocks - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns
  10. Easy Hexagon Pattern by Elizabeth Trantham, on Crochet in Color blog: Each hexagon takes just a little bit of yarn – then whipstitch them together! Make one with leftovers of all your other projects and it’ll be a wonderful memory blanket too.Easy Hexagon Pattern - free stash buster afghan crochet patterns

The best part of stash buster afghans is that when you’re all done, you have a cozy, colorful blanket – and room for new yarn! I hope you found a pattern here that will inspire you to do a little stash busting. And if there’s a scrapghan or afghan pattern you think should be on the list, link it in the comments!

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  1. 7

    Marrie says

    They all are so beautiful an’ colorful!..loving an’ still watching your tutorials!..i think i HAVE to try any of ‘em!….♥

  2. 10

    kelly says

    I’m home all winter, so I ordered the yarn for the Granny Stripes afghan. Can’t wait to start working on it!!

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