27+ Free Crochet Animal Blanket Patterns
Whether you're looking for a crochet animal security blanket pattern for your little one or a larger crochet blanket with an animal theme, you'll find it in this collection.
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Do you need a new blanket? While you could crochet a blanket using just one color of yarn, what's the fun in that? With this collection of 27+ Free Crochet Animal Blanket Patterns, you can get creative and make unique crochet afghans that feature your favorite animals, including dogs, cats, and even the animals of the zodiac! These crochet patterns are truly a unique way to add color and warmth to any room in your home.
You and your kids can have all the comfort of an afghan and all the fun of an animal right in one crochet pattern. This collection also includes colorful crochet lovey patterns, security blankets, and granny squares. You'll love making a crochet lovey for the newest arrival in your family, as loveys can help little ones feel safe and secure.
But these aren't just for babies. Kids of any age will love these crochet animal blankets. In addition, you can add a pop of style and color to your favorite bags with crochet granny squares. Who wouldn't want to use a crochet blanket that features an assortment of animals? Everyone loves blankets and afghans, so take the time to work up one of these that is even more fun!
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Free Crochet Animal (Baby) Blanket Patterns
Crochet afghans serve a lot of purposes in a household. They can be thrown over the couch for decoration, folded at the end of the bed for extra protection just in case, or be kept in the living room constantly when all you want is to curl up next to the fireplace.
Animal afghan patterns are a great way to add some more personality to your decor and to stay warm every season. Work up a few to rotate them around the rooms of your house and so that every person in the family can have their own. Children of all ages will love these cute crochet afghan blankets, and you'll love making them, too! These crochet animal baby blanket patterns are perfect for baby showers or birthdays.
- Pretty Peacock Crocheted Afghan
This detailed peacock graphghan is well worth the effort. It will brighten up any room!
- Baby Zoo Afghan
This pastel blanket has three cute and friendly zoo animals on a soft yellow background.
- Comforting Kitty Afghan
This crochet afghan has all of a kitty's favorite things. Perfect for cat lovers!
- Puppy Dog Throw
This crochet afghan has all of a doggy's favorite things. Perfect for dog lovers!
- Zoodiacs Afghan
Such a colorful, adorable blanket! Work these C2C blocks up and make this beaute.
- Crochet Butterfly Throw
A delightfully sweet design, this butterfly blanket is perfect for a nursery.
- Pixel Graph Dog Blanket
Make this for a man or man's best friend. This cute dog-themed blanket is too cute.
- Cuddly Teddy Bear Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern
Another C2C blanket that is ideal for any baby's room and the ideal shower gift.
- Filet Giraffe Blanket
This filet crochet blanket is so elegant and simple. We love the detailed giraffe design.
- Sleepy Bear Baby Blanket
How cute is this sleepy little bear? Use this as art in baby's room or for snuggling.
- Sand Dollar Dream Afghan
BONUS! You may not think it but sand dollars are animals, too! We love this nautical look.
If you can't get enough of crochet baby blankets (and we don't blame you!), then you'll want to see the patterns available in this free eBook. You'll love crocheting these blankets for any upcoming baby shower on your calendar. Get started by taking a look at How to Crochet a Blanket for Infants & Toddlers
Free Crochet Lovey Patterns Featuring Animals
Babies seem like they always need something to sink their teeth into or clasp their fingers around, which makes these adorable crochet lovey blankets perfect for them. They all have cute attachments that act like stuffed animals, but they also serve as a blanket to keep them warm at night.
Many of these crochet lovey blankets can be folded up and stashed inside a diaper bag for use later on. Consider making a crochet lovey to keep at home, and a second one to keep at grandma's house! Your baby will love growing up with a crochet animal security blanket pattern like one of these.
- Monster Fleece Lovey Blankets
Sure monsters aren't quite animals but these loveys were too fun to resist adding.
- Bear Lovey Blanket
Just as cuddly as a teddy bear, this fleece and crochet combo lovey will comfort any baby.
- Snuggly Owl Lovey Blanket
Everyone loves owls and this lovey prominently features a super sweet version.
- Cuddly Crochet Koala Baby Lovey
We're obsessed with the look of this darling koala. Who wouldn't want to cuddle this?
- Comforting Bunny Lovey
No more nightmares with this larger lovey pattern. Crochet it in her favorite color.
- Crochet Bunny Lovey Blanket
Another bunny that we can't get enough of. This springtime bunny needs love!
- Puppy Dog Lovey Blanket
This creative fleece and crochet pup is ready for a big hug from his new best friend.
- Fuzzy Blanket Lovey Bear
With two different bear head designs, make a couple or more for your next baby shower.
- Ella the Elephant Lovey
What an elegant elephant! We love Ella and her striped blanket design.
- Lion Comfort Toy
This lovey uses vibrant crochet for the blanket and a cute plush head for baby to hold.
- Oceanic Lovey Blanket
BONUS! For sea-loving babies, here's the cutest octopus lovey ever!
We have even more free crochet lovey blanket patterns! Featuring adorable animals and so many other creative designs, this collection is a must-see for every crocheter. If you need inspiration for your next crochet project, then take a look at
Free Crochet Animal Granny Square Patterns
Work up a bunch of cute animal granny square appliques to decorate with, use as coasters, attach to crochet afghans, or your favorite bag or jacket. The possibilities are endless!
There are so many uses for granny squares, especially when they have amazing designs that make them so unique. For some variety, you could crochet granny squares using an assortment of animals, then joining the squares into a larger blanket. See which one is your favorite!
- Owl Granny Square
What a hoot! Make a simple owl for your next baby blanket, animal afghan, or fall project.
- Charming Cow Square Applique
Take a trip to the farm for this cute cow granny square. Seriously adorable!
- The Koalasy Granny Square
The fun look of this koala crochet granny square is bound to make baby smile.
- The Pandasy Granny Square
Pandas are basically giant living teddy bears and this granny square is great for kids.
- Pleasing Pig Granny Square Applique
Another barnyard pal, this little piggy square is bright pink with a fun colored border.
- Pretty and Playful Sheep Granny Square
Use textured stitches in a smart way by making this awesome sheep granny square.
- The Horsy Granny Square
You can keep horsing around with your crochet when you make this fun design.
- The Catsy Granny Square
Meet a brownish orange kitty square that can't wait to be a part of your next blanket.
- Kitty Cat Granny Square
What a charming little kitty. A cute pink spot really makes this attractive design stand out.
What is your favorite crochet animal blanket design?
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