When it comes to Crochet Blankets, I sometimes think I’ve already seen it all. Yet, I couldn’t be more wrong. The amazing authors who are our community’s pride and joy manage to surprise me every time. Innovative ideas and new interpretations of the finest old classics emerge every day. For today’s post, I have selected two absolutely delightful versions of timeless and classic light crochet blankets that are bound to steal your blanket-craving, crochet-loving heart. Get to work on the exciting projects under the links below, and don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook Page and Pinterest in order to discover more creative ideas!
1. Crochet Boxed Block Stitch Blanket
- DESIGNED by Daisy Farm Crafts
If you like experiments and learning something new in your craft life, you should check this free crochet blanket pattern. It was inspired by vintage magazines, where Tiffany Brown found the boxed block stitch. She implemented this stitch to this blanket, and now you can follow the instruction and make it too.
PHOTOS by Daisy Farm Crafts / daisyfarmcrafts.com
Find the original free pattern on daisyfarmcrafts.com.
- DESIGNED by Mark Roseboom
Can you believe that this piece of art is easy to make with a free crochet blanket pattern? No? But it is really so — one of the most beautiful light crochet blankets I’ve ever seen. First, the design comes with detailed instructions with photos and a chart. Secondly, it uses basic stitches, so it is absolutely beginner-friendly. You should try crocheting this beauty!
PHOTOS by Mark Roseboom / ravelry.com
3. Candy Kisses Blanket
- DESIGNED by Tonya Bush
This beautiful project will bring you a lot of fun! The blanket looks fantastic, and the free crochet pattern is relatively simple. It works center out and you can easily choose the appropriate size. There is also no need to crochet a border because it looks nice as is. Perfect project!
PHOTOS by Tonya Bush / ravelry.com
4. Aidan’s Radiating Diamonds Blanket
- DESIGNED by The Crochet Fix
These light crochet blankets have caught my eye with their delightful design. It looks fresh, modern, and tender. And the color decision absolutely changes the vibes. I see it as a baby blankie for summer. And you?
PHOTOS by ThreeOaksCrochet & The Crochet Fix / ravelry.com
5. Tiny Crosses Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Christine Longe
Here is a beginner-friendly free baby blanket crochet pattern. You should have some experience but not too much. You will crochet a 25 x 33 inches light blankie using a chain, single and double crochet stitches. So, let’s start!
PHOTOS by Christine Longe / ravelry.com
6. Shine Bright Blanket
- DESIGNED by Kountingsheep
The sweet peachy shade gives this design a fresh, girly charm and the pastel yellow edging contrasts with it beautifully. There is much more to this lovely blanket than just the perfect color palette though. It’s lightweight, snuggly soft and it has the most fabulous texture!
PHOTOS by Kountingsheep / ravelry.com
7. Sparkling Gemstones Crochet Blanket
- DESIGNED by Crochet Me Lovely
When it comes to designing a crochet pattern, stripes are always a good idea. They are absolutely timeless and give you plenty of room for creativity when it comes to deciding on the colors. This colorful, striped afghan with a lovely edging is certainly a real gem!
PHOTOS by Saylarc / ravelry.com
8. Riverside Throw
- DESIGNED by Amy Kate Sutherland
This lovely and super warm crochet throw is made in the most amazing shade of grey, don’t you think? What’s more it features a beautifully simplistic stitch and a very luxurious-looking wool yarn, that’s super breathable and warm at the same time. Do you like using wool yarn for such projects? Let me know!
PHOTOS by Amy Kate Sutherland / ravelry.com
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9. Solid Granny Square Blanket
- DESIGNED by HanJan Crochet
This delicate blankie by HanJan Crochet is a deceptively easy solid granny square project, that uses only beginner stitches, as well as clever construction to create an incredibly soft and delicate blanket. It’s perfect if you’re looking for a beginner-friendly project, that will look stunning!
PHOTOS by HanJan Crochet / HanJan Crochet .com
Find the original free pattern on HanJan Crochet.com
10. Summertime Blanket
- DESIGNED by CrochetDreamz
Do you want to crochet a sweet blankie for a summer baby? This adorable project by CrochetDreamz is made for your living room or for your baby (or little, newborn grandkiddo). It’s a simple one row repeat project. It really doesn’t get much easier than that, right? Let me know if you’ll give it a go!
PHOTOS by CrochetDreamz / ravelry.com
11. Blizzard Blanket
- DESIGNED by Rohn Strong
If you’re looking for a really sweet last-minute gift idea, you couldn’t have chosen better than this project in the pictures below! This cute blanket works up in a heartbeat and you can make it with any combo of your favorite three colors.
PHOTOS by Rohn Strong / ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
12. Tranquility Dawn
- DESIGNED by Susanna Biaye
How about making a cute crochet blanket with lots of texture, that will make all the difference in your living room or bedroom? Like for instance this pretty piece by Susanna Biaye in the pictures below! I love how she used different shades of blue to create this calming and harmonious design.
PHOTOS by Susanna Biaye / ravelry.com
13. Kehlani Throw
- DESIGNED by Premier Yarns Design Team
Blue throws are one of my favorites and I must say, that I absolutely fell in love with this piece in the pictures below the minute I saw it! Take a look at the lovely texture and the vibrant, deep blue color! It will be a staple piece in your home, trust me!
PHOTOS by Premier Yarns Design Team / ravelry.com
14. Sweet Blossom Blanket
- DESIGNED by Sue Rawlinson
Pastel colors are perfect for lightweight crochet blankets, don`t you think? Sue Rawlinson designed this lovely blanket as a relaxing project for all levels. It has got textured stitches and sweet border – get your hooks ready because what else would you wish for?
PHOTOS by Sue Rawlinson / sirdar.com
15. Rising Star Blanket
- DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
Jess Coppom is a master of modern crochet and this throw is no different. The center of this blanket is an eight point star inscribed in a square to create more practical design. The instructions for this pattern are easily customizable so you can crochet a baby blankie as well as a large bedspread.
PHOTOS by Jess Coppom / ravelry.com
16. Elayna’s Afghan
- DESIGNED by Jennifer Renaud
If you are looking for a lightweight crochet blanket then why not try this one by Jennifer Renaud. The pattern calls for cotton blend yarn that is soft and practical. This blanket will work in any color combination and even beginner crocheters will tackle this project with ease.
PHOTOS by Jennifer Renaud / ravelry.com
17. Summer Crocheted Throw
- DESIGNED by Olga Vogel
This crocheted blanket is perfect for freezing winter nights and summer picnics. You’ve probably seen it in expensive stores, but you can easily make one yourself with our free pattern. The spike stitches make it an ideal project for anyone. Don’t wait, start crocheting and get ready for the summer!
PHOTOS by Olga Vogel / ravelry.com
18. Color Block Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Kim Guzman
Bring a touch of nostalgia with this lightweight pastel blanket! The classic filet crochet technique creates a delicate pattern that is sure to charm you. Perfect for a child’s gift, the blanket is a unique and interesting experience that they will adore.
PHOTOS by Kim Guzman / ravelry.com
19. Mitered Butterflies Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Gootie (Agat Rottman)
Here come the crocheted blankets! This one has a really fun texture. The pattern uses the mitered square crochet method, so you start crocheting from the corner until you get to the size you want. It’s so much fun, grab your hook and get started with this free crochet pattern.
PHOTOS by Gootie (Agat Rottman) / ravelry.com
20. Beginner Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Jo Edwards
Create a stylish and lightweight blanket in no time with this incredibly easy crochet project. The bright colors will undoubtedly capture your child’s heart and bring joy and excitement to their room. Don’t hesitate to discover the free crochet pattern and embark on this colorful journey of creativity.
PHOTOS by Jo Edwards / ravelry.com
21. Ski Slopes Afghan
- DESIGNED by Kristen Stoltzfus
If you are an intermediate to advanced crocheter looking for an interesting project to capture your mind and heart, try making a delicate crochet blanket. This crochet afghan features a number of different techniques and you are sure to have fun practicing them all together for a beautiful texture. Check out the free pattern!
PHOTOS by Cascade Yarns® / ravelry.com
22. Lotte Lace Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Veronika Cromwell
Lacy crochet blanket with a great retro style reminiscent of old American movies from the 50s. This delicate blanket is made using the corner-to-corner crochet technique, so if you haven’t learned it yet, consider starting with this project. It only requires knowledge of single and double crochet and is great for beginners. The crochet instructions for this piece are easy to follow.
PHOTOS by Veronika Cromwell / ravelry.com