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How to Crochet A Blanket for Babies: 6 Easy Crochet Afghan Patterns

By: Jeanette Benoit, Editor, AllFreeCrochet

Homemade baby blankets are excellent homemade gift ideas for any new mom.  There are lots of great easy patterns to choose from in our latest collection of patterns, How to Crochet A Blanket for Babies: 6 Easy Crochet Afghan Patterns. Below, you'll find quick and easy crocheted afghans to make for both boys and girls. There are even a few unisex crochet patterns to choose from if the baby's gender is unknown. Whether you make one of these easy afghans for yourself, or crochet one for an upcoming baby shower, be sure you complete at least one of these perfect patterns.

For even more crochet afghans, check out the complete guide of patterns in our latest eBook, How to Crochet a Blanket for Infants & Toddlers: 11 Crochet Afghan Patterns. Knowing how to crochet a blanket is an important part of being a crocheter, so if you've never crocheted an afghan before, let our free eBook teach you how it's done!

How to Crochet a Blanket for Babies:6 Easy Crochet Afghan Patterns

Pretty in Pink Chevron BlanketPretty in Pink Chevron Blanket: Snuggle your baby girl in this pretty pink blanket. The white and pink alternating zigzags creates a visually stunning design that any new mom is sure to love. Don't settle for boring stripes; mix things up a bit with funky zigzags!



Polka Dot Baby BlanketPolka Dot Baby Blanket: Blue and white yarn (as shown here) is great for boys, but feel free to customize the look of this blanket by using a different color yarn. You can't go wrong with a classic polka dot design – just look at how happy this adorable baby boy is! This homemade baby blanket will make any baby smile with joy.



Simply Stripes Baby BlanketSimply Stripes Baby Blanket: This is a great unisex crochet afghan pattern to make if the parents are keep the baby's gender a secret. This classic crocheted afghan is a perfect pattern for beginners to make. If you're just learning how to crochet a blanket for the first time, this is a great pattern to start with.



Pastel Rainbow Baby BlanketPastel Rainbow Baby Blanket: Pastel colors are meant to be soothing and calming for babes, which makes this crocheted afghan the perfect baby shower gift idea for any new mom. If you've never crocheted an afghan before, this is the best pattern to learn how to crochet a blanket.




Cuddly Zebra BlanketCuddly Zebra Blanket: This easy crochet afghan pattern is great for a newborn baby girl. It's especially fitting if she has a safari-themed baby nursery! To make this for a baby boy, simply leave off the flower applique and use blue yarn instead of pink for the edging.



Lovable Baby Blanket:Lovable Baby Blanket It's impossible not to love this blanket, trust me. Not only is it quick and easy to complete, the the multicolored pastel colors used to complete this free crochet afghan pattern are calm and relaxing. Learning how to crochet a blanket like this one is easier than you might think, trust us!




How to Crochet A Blanket for Infants & Toddlers: 11 Crochet Afghan Patterns

For even more patterns to teach you how to crochet a blanket for baby boys and girls, check out our latest eBook, How to Crochet a Blanket for Infants & Toddlers: 11 Crochet Afghan Patterns. Projects range in skill level from beginner to intermediate, so there's definitely a pattern for everyone to make in this must-have collection of awesome baby blankets.






You might also like this Baby Candy Afghan. Watch the video tutorial to learn how to make it.


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