Nothing is cozier than your favorite blanket. It keeps you warm in winter and helps you fall asleep at night. And if you’re a kid, your blanket protects you from the monsters under your bed.
If your child is scared of the dark, we have the perfect gift to help them feel cozy and safe enough to fall asleep. These 15 Free Baby Blanket Crochet Patterns are snuggly, and your little one is sure to love them.
It doesn’t matter if you are looking to make your loved one a cuddly blanket that looks like their favorite animal, or you’re looking to excite them with their favorite colors. These 15 Free Baby Blanket Crochet Patterns are perfect for everyone.
Before we jump to the list of adorable baby blankets, if you enjoy crocheting toys for the little people in your life, check out these incredibly cute stuffies in the Crochet Anything with Hexagons class. Ok, back to these lovely crochet baby blankets…
Pastel Striped Baby Blanket
This dainty, textured blanket is the perfect gift for those soon-to-be bundles of joy. It’s a fairly simple pattern to follow and moves quickly once you recognize the repetitive pattern.
Via See Love Share
Primrose Baby Blanket
This pattern uses simple basic crochet stitches and gives you a lovely repeating subtle texture. This striping pattern is easy to customize with any color you’d like – this particular one uses a Neopolitan color scheme.
Buffalo Plaid Baby Blanket
Adorable baby blanket perfect for your next baby shower gift! The body of the blanket is made using the spider stitch which is a single crochet v-stitch. It’s such an easy stitch to learn and adds delightful texture and warmth to the blanket.
Dreamy Waves Baby Blanket
When you need a last-minute baby blanket, the Dreamy Waves Baby Blanket is the perfect crochet pattern for you! The best part about this project is that it can really be made in any size, so if you want to make it into a larger throw or an afghan just see my notes below about adjusting the size. You can also make it with whatever yarn you want (baby, worsted, bulky, etc) – the sample blanket is made with Loops and Threads Barcelona yarn.
Via Left in Knots
Quick and Simple Striped Baby Blanket
This blanket works up quickly – use this adorable baby blanket crochet pattern to whip up a beautiful, heirloom-quality piece in very short order. The variation of stitches keeps it from being boring, and yet it’s repetitive enough to work on while you’re watching TV, listening to an audiobook, or visiting with friends. The classic picot edging gives this easy crochet blanket pattern a polished look and gives it a timeless feel.
Basketweave Blocks Baby Blanket
The Basketweave Blocks Baby Blanket combines the look of crochet squares with NO seaming – and takes the basketweave stitch to the extreme!
Cross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket
This easy baby blanket crochet pattern is super easy to make and like many of my patterns, once you get started, you can practically make it with your eyes closed.
Modern Hexagon Baby Blanket
The Hexagon Baby blanket is a really simple and easy way to create a modern baby blanket. To make this, you just need to create a bunch of hexagons in different colors and then piece them together.
Baby Granny Square Blanket
The Baby Granny Square Blanket is made so fast, that it can always be used for a last minute baby gift. Changing the colors and even increasing the amount of round and you can make it as big as you like. Love making hexagons? Click here to see the amazing Crochet Anything With Hexagons class.
Jane Throw Baby Blanket
The Jane Throw Blanket is a simple crochet throw pattern that uses basic stitches in a way that creates an amazing-looking texture!
Harlequin Baby Blanket
Bernat Roving made this blanket turn out so fluffy and soft! It’s chunky yarn and once you’ve become very comfortable with this Harlequin stitch, it will work up very quickly.
Puppy Baby Blanket
This blanket is cute, warm, thick and cozy. It's made with Bernat Blanket yarn. There are paws on each side for your little one to slide his hands in to stay warm.
Dino Baby Hooded Blanket
This absolutely adorable baby hooded blanket is in the shape of a dinosaur. Moms-to-be will love receiving it!
Via Saskia van Hecke
Convertible Blanket Bag
This convertible crochet bag uses a crochet zig-zag stitch to show off the striping effect of Bernat Pop! When untied, it can be used as a blanket. Crochet a convertible blanket!
Luv My Bunny Blanket
Nine large patches with appliqued bunnies in the corners and carrots in the center are perfect for keeping baby cozy.
Via Michele Wilcox
There are endless options when looking to make a baby blanket for your loved one. With this list of 15 Free and Easy Baby Blanket Crochet Patterns, you will be able to give your little one exactly what they want, with little to no hassle. Your child deserves the best, but that doesn’t mean it has to be the most difficult.
Here are a few of my crochet patterns that you might want to check out as well.