Afghans are a staple in the crochet world, but they can be a bit tricky to size!

While you can truly make a crochet blanket in any size you choose, we’ve gathered 8 of the most popular measurements for you to use as a guide.

Before you get started:

  • You should consider if a border will be included in your overall size: borders can be a fun way to finish a design, and add extra length and width!
  • Don’t just chain until you get the “right length”: Sizes by pattern repeats may differ, so always make a swatch first to measure!
  • The larger the blanket the more it will weigh, and the more it will stretch: A Twin can easily turn out to be Queen or King size if the yarn weight causes heft!

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13 Comments

  1. I often find myself googling measurements for the dimensions of certain size blankets when I’m beginning a new blanket project, so this is really helpful. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Great tips! Important things to take into account when making blankets!

  3. This is really helpful! I tend to “guesstimate” size and am ALWAYS wrong lol! Saving this tidbit for later!

    1. It’s easy to just eyeball and go, but if you’re looking to make a certain size this guide should help 🙂

  4. Useful I never remember the ball park sizes.

  5. Monica Mercado says:

    Thanks for sharing these great tips. I’ve done the “just chain the right length” and it never turned out the right length, lol!

  6. This is super helpful, having all the sizes in one place. Crochet “cheat sheets” are the best!

  7. I always google what sizes blankets should be. This is very helpful! Is there anything in the sizing course about figuring out the math to up or downsize patterns?

  8. Thank you so much for this guide.. I just started really crocheting during this past year.. good information to have..

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