This is my favorite baby afghan pattern. It crochets fast, and it is easiy. It's also free.
Ravelry: Heirloom Lace Baby Afghan pattern by Terry Kimbrough
Bubbles Baby Blanket - Free Pattern.
Learn to Make Mile-a-Minute Baby Afghans - When you need a quick gift for a shower, choose a crocheted mile-a-minute baby afghan! Mile-a-minute designs all have an easy, repetitive pattern that you can finish fast. The tutorial and sample project in this book explain how it works, and the six crochet afghans show some of the many styles that are possible. What they all have in common is that they are crocheted in narrow panels, either in short rows or around a long beginning chain; then a…