50+ Free Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns
All types of crochet baby blanket patterns for any occasion!
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Free crochet baby blankets of all styles and difficulties!
Nothing's as adorable as a sleeping baby's face, new and cute, peeking out from a crochet baby blanket. Keep your new baby warm with these 50+ Free Baby Blanket Crochet Patterns. The yarn used for these are almost softer than baby skin. Browse a variety of easy crochet baby blanket patterns such as ripple afghans, cable afghans, and lace. Check out even more free baby blanket patterns.
Learn how to make a baby blanket so gorgeous, it just might become an heirloom. Baby blankets make great gifts because they are sentimental and can be kept for years and years to come. Most of these crochet blanket patterns can be made in any color yarn that matches the baby's room.
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Baby Blanket Patterns for Beginners
If you aren't sure how to crochet a baby blanket, these patterns are perfect for you! Here are some great free crochet baby blanket patterns for beginners and those with some basic crochet skills. You'll be surprised by the variety of baby crochet blankets that can be adjusted for preemies, newborns, and small babies so that you have one for every stage of their first year of life.
Plus, these blankets can easily grow with your kids and become much-loved and favorite toddler blankets. Work these baby blanket crochet patterns up for your own baby, or make them as a baby shower gift. You really can't go wrong, and it always helps to have extra of this valuable item!
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Easy Baby Blanket Patterns - Worsted Weight Yarn
Baby blanket crochet projects work up fairly quickly with worsted weight yarn and an easy repeating pattern, so it's a good thing that these blanket patterns have both! These crochet designs are all for those with some basic crochet stitch knowledge, armed with worsted weight yarn.
These easy designs will look good in any color. The Easy Shell and Chain Baby Blanket (pictured) stuns in a solid color while the Diagonal Rainbows Baby Blanket shines with multiple colors throughout.
Intermediate Baby Blanket Patterns
These free crochet patterns for baby blankets are a little more challenging, at the intermediate level. If you're unsure of how to make a cable stitch for the Cable Baby Blanket, then follow this tutorial and learn how to crochet this stitch. Test your crochet skills with these baby blanket crochet patterns that will be so worth it in the end. It truly will be a labor of love for that special little one in your life!
Whether you're after a crochet lovey, like the Puppy Dog Lovey Blanket, or something a bit more all-purpose, like the Baby Bubbles pattern, you'll find your next project here!
For more loveys, check out 16 Lovey Crochet Blanket Patterns for Baby
Crochet Granny Squares
Whether you're looking to make one neverending granny square design or you'd rather make and then join several smaller crochet granny squares, you'll find your next pattern here. All these baby blankets feature one (or more) granny squares to make for a simple and repetitive crochet project.
Choose from a multi-colored, multi-square design, like the pictured Optical Illusion Baby Blanket, or stick with an ever-growing and ever-expanding granny square baby blanket pattern, like the stunning Pops of Color design. Try using crochet hexagons or floral granny squares for a fun twist!
Oh no! You’ve accidentally spilled your pumpkin spice latte down the front of your favorite crochet cowl, or maybe you’ve discovered that your favorite sweater is overrun with pills. There are still a few ways to rescue it and have it back in your closet in no time. These tips on caring for crochet items will help you keep your beloved handmade creations in good shape for years to come. Caring for Crochet Items: 8 Tips You Need To Know
Chevron Baby Blanket Patterns
For a more unique spin on tradition free crochet baby blanket patterns, try adding a chevron, or ripple, design to your work. This delightful pattern addition will add some variety to your work without making it much more challenging.
Choose to make a multi-colored striped design, like the Reversible Ripples throw, or stick with one shade and let the stitches speak for themselves, like the Lovey Shells and Chevrons baby blanket (pictured).
Cozy Baby Blanket Patterns with Bulky Yarn
The following baby blanket patterns are comfy and cozy and perfect to wrap your little one in. We all know a baby needs to stay warm and secure, so this selection of patterns is here to maximize the snuggle. These crochet blankets range in difficulty, but each one as is cute as the last.
Work one up for a fantastic and thoughtful baby shower present, or make one for your own little boy or girl. These blanket patterns are also great gift ideas for a little toddler who just outgrew his baby blanket.
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