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Nana's Favorite Baby Blanket

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Updated February 13, 2017
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Nanas Favorite Baby Blanket
Nanas Favorite Baby Blanket
This image courtesy of daisycottagedesigns.net

Neutral colors and a timeless design come together to create Nana's Favorite Baby Blanket. This classic crochet afghan pattern is a perfect crochet pattern to make for any new mom, including yourself! It's essentially a very large, multicolored granny square, so its construction is simple. The size of this particular baby blanket is classified as a "lovey," which means it's pretty small (it's approximately an 18 inch square), but it's super easy to adjust the pattern to make it into a larger blanket by simply continuing to work around the square. 

For more crochet blankets that feature the never-ending granny square construction, check out the following continuous crochet baby blanket patterns: Quick and Easy Jeweled AfghanNever Ending Granny Square Afghan, Makin' Squares Blanket, and the Berry-Licious Blanket.

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Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

PLUS: Don't miss even more fantastic crochet blanket patterns for babies:

Cuddly Teddy Bear Crochet Baby Blanket PatternRoad Trip Baby BlanketMagic Rainbow Crochet Blanket Pattern

 

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My senior ladies love this pattern because its just a basic granny that keeps going and going until it gains the size you want. No tricky stitches, and the author has included a good photo of where to join a new color of yarn. She also finishes it off with a picot border but other than the written directions, she doesnt give any other links or descriptive photos. If youve never worked a picot, this would be helpful.

I really enjoyed seeing this pattern as it reminds me of watching my grandmother make granny squares all year long and turn them into beautiful afghans for Christmas presents. I would love to make this blanket for my grandson in shades of blue for his birthday. I love the fact that it is easy to make.

Hi Dianelynn! I made this for my new nephew - in his nursery colors grey, white, and yellow - it is perfect! I'm planning on making a larger one as a throw for a chair in the living room. A great new take on a classic!

There is nothing that I don't like about this "lovey"/ blankie. She picked the best colors. SO modern, neutral, and calming. I like the look of the giant granny square. It is easier and less time consuming than individual granny squares and then joining them together. It is a great project you can do on auto pilot without worrying about following a pattern. Again, I LOVE this!

When I go to the website it says error 404 page not found

Hi Lisa, It looks like the blogger moved stuff around on her page! I dug around and managed to find a new (working!) URL for this blanket pattern and have updated this page to include it. :) Thank you! Julia, editor for AllFreeCrochet

This is one of those patterns that is a real treat. It's very simple and easy yet it is gorgeous. Just change colors or use an ombr type yarn and it looks fantastic. I have stRted out making one for just a lap cover and kept going. It turned out queen size for my bed. But it took no time at all to work up. Thanks for this one.

Here's the link to the pattern http//daisycottagedesigns.net/free-crochet-pattern == /free-crochet-patterns-granny-square-baby-blanket/ == . I like the color combination of this baby balnket.

I love the colors and the simplicity of the design. Can't wait to make this!

Perfect for our grandbabies with one or two changes in color it will work as well for our 2 year old granddaughter as it will for our 3 month old grandson. Thank You Lauren Brown!!

Does anyone have a direct link to the pattern instructions? Every time I click on a "free download" link it just takes me to a third party website.

emily2093 - the link that says "click here for crochet pattern" will take you directly to the pattern instructions. There is no need to download anything for this pattern. If you scroll once you get to the blog, you will see the directions. Happy crocheting! - Editors of AllFreeCrochet.com

Your instructions are not free. You are required to register and when you click on your favorite pattern it gives you a message saying resources have all been used. This is just a big come on so you can buy something

fc371jo - The instructions for this pattern is free, all of them are. All you have to do is click the link that says "click here for crochet pattern." You may have had a temporary site issue. We suggest you try again. If you experience another problem, please contact our customer service. Happy crocheting! - Editor of AllFreeCrochet

I signed up for allfreecrochet.com then looked for the blanket pattern by name then printed it and saved it as a favorite.

I am unable to print this pattern. I have been trying and it takes me to so many different places. I love this pattern but I needed to print. Can you help me?

grandmareese53 - All you have to do is follow the link to the site and copy the instructions into a Word document in order to print it out. We hope this helps! Happy crocheting! - Editor of AllFreeCrochet

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Haven't made this yet but plan to .Sure do like the color combination>

What a great site. Love all the afghan you show. Thank you.

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