39 Free Crochet Lapghan Patterns


39 Free Crochet Lapghan Patterns

Make a crochet lapghan to keep around for those times someone is a little cold while on the couch or in chairs.

Free Crochet Lapghan Patterns

What exactly is a lapghan? A crochet lapghan pattern is about half the size of a regular sized afghan or even a bit smaller. They're typically used while a person is in an upright position. Lapghans are not very wide but long enough for legs.

Excellent for hospitals and elderly.
Perfect for limited space on a chair.
Quick and easy to make.

With this collection of free crochet lapghan patterns, you will find some of the best designs. Perhaps you've been meaning to learn how to crochet a blanket but were intimidated by their large size. If so, lapghans are a great place to start!

What I personally love about lapghans is that they're great for anyone. I've even seen a few wheelchair crochet lapghan patterns which are great not to have all that extra fabric hanging at the bottom.

I'm always cold so it's nice to be wrapped up in a blanket, but sometimes I just want to cover my legs and feet, so a lapghan is perfect! Discover some of our top patterns below, including free easy crochet lapghan patterns for beginners.

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Free Easy Crochet Lapghan Patterns for Beginners

Start here! Lapghans are fantastic beginner blanket patterns because they are smaller than a traditional afghan! Baby blankets are also great starter projects, but if you don't have a baby in your life to crochet for just yet, or you'd prefer to make a lapghan anyway, browse the fabulous easy patterns below. 

Unexpected Crochet Lap Throw Patterns

Turn one of these super cute patterns into your very own by adding fringe or edging around the edges. Try something new and spend your time working up a free pattern. Crochet lapghans are something to be proud of! Try your hand at a little something different this week.

Creative Crochet Lapghan Patterns

If you're not sure of what kind of lapghan you want to try then check out the great patterns we've provided. Get some great inspiration and start hooking! Learn how to crochet a blanket today with any one of these small crochet afghan patterns.

Do you prefer full afghans, throws, or lapghans?
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I retired from working as the Activities Director at a local assisted living facility, and I cant say enough nice things about Lapghans. Some of our regular residents used them, but our wheelchair bound residents really appreciated them. Having a little blanket spread across their legs prevented many small objects from falling to the floor, too! This wonderful collection has something for every style, so take some time to explore the options here.

Lapghans - or as I call them "half-aghans" - are great for decoration, to warm chilled shoulders or legs, nap-tmes, etc. They're just the right size to practice new patterns and test color combinations. Or, for unexpected gifts, craft fairs, using up stash yarns,...


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