Need an afghan and quick? Check out the Marvelous Mile a Minute Afghan Pattern! It'll take you next to no time to crochet and will look fabulous when you're finished. It's an easy crochet blanket pattern when you're in a time crunch.
This One Skein Lilac Blanket is the best free crochet pattern to make for any little baby in your life. Beautiful light purple yarn makes this an excellent choice for a spring baby, but use any color Caron One Pound yarn for this crocheted afghan.