We all love to crochet cute little baby blankets and adorable scarves for our girlfriends. But let’s face it, it can be hard to crochet for guys. Even though men say that women are “so picky,” men are just as picky too. So instead of hoping to find some sort of gift for your dad’s birthday while wandering around the mall, pick up your hook instead. I promise, these 6 Striped Crochet Afghan Patterns for Men and Boys is going to become your go- crochet gift guide for the guys in your life.
For Grandpa: The Herringbone Striped Afghan
Grandfathers will appreciate the craftsmanship of this striped crochet afghan. This pattern calls for 12 skeins of yarn and the result is a thick and cozy afghan to keep grandpa’s legs warm as he watches the big game on TV. This afghan will be well-loved and passed down for years to come. Try this classic striped crochet afghan today and wrap it up for a nice gift.
For Dad: The Manly Sports Ghan
Go team go! Dad is gearing up to watch some fall football and that means some chilly fall evenings in the stadium. Crochet this sports ghan in the colors to match his favorite team and he’s bound to take the blanket to every game.
For [Your Son’s Name Here]: Manly Ripple Afghan
Your son wants to grow up, and probably too fast. It can be hard to crochet for growing boys, so it’s best to go with a crochet design that’s not too old or too you. This ripple crochet afghan uses wavy stripes to create a feeling of spontaneity and sophistication. This striped crochet afghan can be crocheted in your son’s team colors too so he can be proud to display it on his bed.
Now that you’ve seen a few of these classic and easily modifiable patterns, get started and check out the rest! See all 6 Striped Crochet Afghan Patterns for Men and Boys here.
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