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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.

By: Kara Huen, Editor,
27 Free Crochet Animal Blanket Patterns

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.

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.

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!

What is your favorite crochet animal blanket design?

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