7 Free Crochet Lap Blanket Patterns

Are you looking for a quick blanket pattern? If so, this roundup of free lap blankets may be what you are looking for!

Crochet 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 on the Internet. If you’d like to try one of these, they are the perfect small size to crochet.

Are you ready to make a lapghan?

Take a look at these seven crochet lap blankets that are ideal for gifting, senior centers, hospice, and donations!

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All the lap blanket shown above can be found below as FREE crochet patterns!

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.

You can learn more about blanket sizes in crochet and all the typical sizes you may find on the Internet.

A Great Blanket Pattern for Donations

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.

Are you ready to start crocheting some lap blankets? Scroll on down to find the list of free crochet lap blanket patterns!

Psst: If you make one of the lap blankets, be sure to share it in the Easy Crochet Community on Facebook.

Happy Crocheting!

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 color changing 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 wonderful 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.

Free Crochet Lapghan Video Tutorial

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I hope you enjoyed these free (and beautiful!) crochet lap blanket patterns! All the 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.

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Seven Free Crochet Lap Lapghan Blanket Patterns
The lap blanket shown above is the “Ombre Lap Blanket” from Easy Crochet. (that’s me!)


  1. I have 6 granddaughters college age marriage age making a full size afghan I will be making them all afghan’s, so I’m collecting patterns. My husband never liked holds in the pattern he felt it wasn’t warm enough. Thats why I liked this one even thought it’s lapghran I’ll make it larger. Do you have instructions for a regular size in that pattern?Thank you for any help you can give me.

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