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8 Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns


If you are learning how to crochet you might want to practice your new skills with one of these crochet baby blanket patterns.

Creating a stunning handmade blanket is a great way to make something that you can gift to a baby that has been made with love.

The beautiful baby blankets in this post can be made in a variety of yarns and colors depending on your personal taste.

baby wrapped in a crochet blanket

Baby Blanket Crochet Patterns

Get into the blanket-making spirit with a beginner blanket pattern or something more intermediate.

All of these patterns have information on the baby blanket size, which are perfect for naps, traveling, and just general coziness!

The patterns are all available from various crafters and use various yarns, including Lion Brand yarns – the yarns are listed in each post.

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More Free Crochet Patterns

If you are new to crochet and want to practice there are many easy and free patterns on my website, just take a look at my crochet pattern library, with patterns for women and the home.

If you would like to learn how to crochet an octopus for a preemie, take a look at one of my most popular posts and see how you can get involved.

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crochet baby blanket

Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

Many of the beautiful blankets in this list have been created with basic crochet stitches and various yarn weights.

Any of these free crochet blankets could be used as crib blankets for a new baby, made in cotton yarns or acrylic yarns for the nursery.

Here is a roundup of free crochet baby blanket patterns sourced from various craft bloggers and designers, get your hook ready and choose your next crochet project…

1. Crochet Baby Blanket

Make this crochet blanket with a free downloadable pattern from Bernat.

Made with Bernat baby sport yarn (lightweight) in green, this is an easy beginner-friendly pattern.

This would make a great baby shower gift!

2. Double Crochet V-Stitch Blanket

Make a stunning striped V-stitch blanket in colored stripes with this free pattern designed by Tiffany from the lovely site Daisy Farm Crafts.

The easy crochet baby blanket uses Caron yarns to make and the pattern has easy-to-follow instructions.

3. Heirloom Baby Blanket Pattern

Make a gorgeous heirloom baby blanket with this free pattern designed by Alnaar and available from her wonderful site – Leelee Knits.

This beautiful crochet pattern has easy-to-follow instructions and has been made using Cascade Cherub DK, giving it lots of texture.

4. Gender Neutral Crochet Baby Blanket

Make a gender-neutral baby blanket in a variety of colors with this free pattern from Make Do and Crew.

The gorgeous striped blanket was made using Lion Brand baby soft yarns in pastel colors and has an easy stitch pattern.

5. Striped Crochet Baby Blanket

Make a color block stripe baby blanket with this free pattern designed by Rebecca and available on her site Little Monkey’s Crochet.

The blanket is a beginner-level pattern and uses Cascade Longwood from Jimmy Beans Wool.

6. Crochet Bobble Baby Blanket Pattern

Make a bobble baby blanket with this free pattern designed by Lauren and available on her site Daisy Cottage Designs.

The crochet blanket pattern includes a video tutorial on how to create the bobbles as well as clear written instructions.

7. Beginner Crochet Baby Blanket

If you are a beginner crocheter and want an easy pattern with a repeat row to try out your new skills, this baby blanket pattern is a fantastic place to start.

The free pattern is available from Make Do and Crew with easy-to-follow instructions.

The blanket uses Lion Brand Yarns including Baby Soft Boucle and Mandala Baby (bulky weights) – the blanket just looks so squishy and soft!

8. Crochet Granny Stripe Baby Blanket

Make a granny stripe baby blanket with this free pattern designed by 1 Dog Woof.

The pattern has easy-to-follow instructions and uses Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn in Fisherman, Linen, Mustard, Taupe, and Dark Grey Heather.

You could however try this pattern out in another yarn weight and in multiple colors of your own choosing.

I hope you have enjoyed this roundup of free crochet blanket patterns and that it has inspired you to make something new for the season.

Let me know which one is your favorite in the comments below.

Happy making!

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  1. These are all just perfect for my up coming grandchild! I just can’t decide which cuteness to try first! I love your blog!

    1. Hello Wendy,
      Thank you so much for your kind words, I’m so happy you like the blog and patterns 🙂
      I hope you enjoy the patterns!

  2. your baby afghan selection is besutiful snd the best thing is , it uses easy to purchase yarns,
    the colors sre great. and go with so many baby decors.
    thank you for the pstterns.
    love your emails,always full of great ideas,patterns.

    1. Hello Jen,
      Thank you so much for your kind words, I’m so happy you like the patterns 🙂
      Happy crocheting!