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17 Crochet Baby Blankets for Christenings

Create a beautiful heirloom that will be treasured for years to come with these crochet baby blankets.

By: Megan Horst-Hatch, Editor,
Princess Charlottes Christening Gown and Crochet Bonnet

The next time you attend a christening, naming ceremony, or baptism, consider presenting the guest of honor with a beautiful crochet baby blanket that is worthy of preserving as an heirloom. Featuring lace and other delicate details, these 17 Crochet Baby Blankets for Christenings are stunning and will likely be handed down to future generations. The blankets also represent a wide assortment of techniques, allowing you to find a crochet pattern that matches your skill level. If you're a planner, then you may want to consider creating multiple crochet christening blankets to have on hand. When presenting the christening baby blanket to the new parents, consider placing the gift in a keepsake box that is suitable for textiles.

Lace Crochet Baby Blankets

Lace Crochet Baby Blankets

Featuring an assortment of lace designs, these delicate crochet baby blankets will be cherished for years to come and are even fit for royalty. These lace blankets range in style and complexity, but you are sure to find a blanket that fits your skill level. Although white yarn is considered the traditional color for christening blankets, you might want to try yarn in cream, ivory, or even pastel colors. As these blankets may take more time to create than traditional projects, consider planning ahead when creating your schedule.

Warm and Cozy Baby Blankets

Baby Ripple Afghan

Perhaps you'd prefer to create a baby blanket that is just as special as a lace blanket, but can be used every day. With these crochet patterns, you can create a more durable gift that doesn't skimp on detail or design elements. Many of these patterns were originally created using yarn in bright colors; if you'd prefer, you can use white or cream-colored yarn in keeping with the occasion. Don't forget to include wash and care instructions! Print the directions on pretty paper, which can be attached to the blanket with an oversized pin. Parents of the guest of honor will appreciate knowing how to care for the blanket you lovingly created for their little one.

Quick Baby Blankets

One Skein Lilac Blanket

Do you want to create a beautfiul blanket before attending an upcoming baptism, but don't have a lot of time? Then you'll want to take a look at the following crochet patterns, which offer a range in complexity, material requirements, and detail. You can likely find one that will fit your needs and your schedule. Keep these quick patterns in your repertoire a last-minute christening gift idea.

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