Lap blankets or afghans are the perfect size to cover your lap and are great for new crocheters who are intimidated by a large project. You may sometimes see these blankets referred to as lapghans in patterns.
Take a look at these seven crochet lap blankets that are ideal for gifting, senior centers, hospice and donations!
What Size is a Crochet Lapghan?
If you have ever wondered how big a lab blanket is you are not alone! They come in a variety of sizes but usually Lapghans are about 35 × 40″ in size.
But remember this can vary from pattern to pattern since they are isn’t a set rule for a standard size. They are typically slightly bigger than a baby blanket dimensions are, so they can cover a lap when they are being used.
These quick to make blankets can bring comfort to hospice patients, senior citizens and those with cancer. If you want to donate to a local charity organization please contact them to see if they are accepting donations at this time.
7 Lap Blankets You Can Crochet Today!
Ombre Lap Blanket Crochet Pattern
If you are looking for a beautiful ombre style lap blanket this one is it!
Find the ombre lap blanket pattern from Easy Crochet.
Block Stitch Lapghan Crochet Pattern
This colorful blanket is perfect for new crocheters. It has detailed instructions and a color chart to help.
Find the free block stitch lap blanket pattern from Emma Leith.
Cake Yarn Crochet Lap Blanket
This beautiful lapghan uses a colorchanging cake yarn which means minimal weaving in of ends!
Find the free grandma lap blanket pattern from Oombawka Design Crochet.
Patriotic Crochet Lap Blanket Pattern
Make this patriotic crochet lap blanket that uses simple stitches to create amazing texture.
Find the free red, white and blue lap blanket pattern from the Crochet Crowd.
Iris Lapghan Blanket Pattern
With its unique stitch details and beautiful border this blanket will be a fast favorite to crochet!
Find the free lapghan crochet pattern from Highland Hickory Designs.
Textured Tassel Lap Blanket
This striped lap blanket has tons of texture and added tassels for a modern touch.
Find the free lap blanket pattern at Two Brothers Blankets.
Beautifully Textured Lapghan Pattern
If you love easy crochet blankets then you will love this beautiful lap blanket design!
Find the free textured lap blanket pattern from Salty Pearl Crochet.
I hope you enjoyed these free (and beautiful!) crochet lap blanket patterns! All thee patterns were free at the time of this post. If you find a discrepancy please let me know by emailing me or by leaving a comment.