Gentle Baby Blankets Free Knitting Patterns

23 Gentle Knitted Baby Blankets

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Little children need a cozy blanket to keep them warm. Besides, who doesn’t like soft blankets? Warm, multifunctional Gentle Knitted Baby Blankets are something that is absolutely a must-have, and of course, the blanket must be pretty because it will belong to your lovely children! Just look at these knitting patterns and choose your favourite one!

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1. Parallelogram Blanket

  • Designed by KnittingUnlimited

This delightful parallelogram baby blanket will surely add style to any nursery décor. The solid-colored yarns create a spectacular geometric shape that is both eye-catching and timeless. With its soft, cozy feel, this blanket will keep your little one snug and comfortable. Whether it’s used as a bed covering or draped over their favorite chair, this beautiful blanket is sure to be a cherished keepsake for years to come.

knitted baby blanket free  pattern

PHOTOS by KnittingUnlimited / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knittingunlimited.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Laurence Blanket

  • Designed by Vicky Chan

Make this winter season extra special with this beautiful knitted baby blanket. Made with a simple and calming eyelet stitch pattern, this knitted blanket evokes delicate flowers, enchanting dwellings, or mischievous doodles. You can use any type of yarn to create it, so why not make a larger lap blanket for yourself as well? With it, you and your little one will stay warm, secure, and content throughout the year!

baby blanket free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Vicky Chan / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

3. Morning Sky Striped Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Leelee Knits

Beautiful colors and fantastic texture — this summer striped baby blanket can be a perfect gift for a newborn. It will be a fun and easy project for you. The knitting pattern is free and beginner-friendly. You will use only a simple slip stitch that gives this lovely texture. Try it!

striped baby blanket free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Leelee Knits / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on leeleeknits.com.

4. Ash Bark Blanket

  • Designed by Julia Adams for Purl Soho

This knit blanket is stunning. I love everything — color, diamond ornament, and knitting skills. As conceived by the author, the drawing resembles an ash bark, which is true. This blanket conveys the mood of a calm forest. You even seem to smell it. Create a free knitting pattern and make a gift to someone special.

free knit blanket pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Baby Chalice Blanket

  • Designed by Karen S. Lauger

Baby Chalice Blanket is a pattern for a beautiful and simple baby blanket, or trolley blanket, using an all-over lace pattern. The strong lines of the lace pattern makes it suitable for both boys and girls, just choose the colors that your baby likes!

Baby Chalice Blanket free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Lykkefanten / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. Read about Lykkefanten’s project on Ravelry.

6. Leaf Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Leyla Alieva

Just look at this lovely leaf pattern! Leaf Baby Blanket looks perfect, especially in a pastel green color, because subdued green will calm your baby. It’s quick and easy to make, so it won’t take you a long time! Isn’t that wonderful?

Leaf Baby Blanket free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by MichelleMez / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. Read more about MichelleMez’s project on Ravelry.

7. Child’s Knitted Blanket

  • Designed by Lion Brand Yarn

Simple designs are sometimes the best we can go for. If you are considering making a knitted baby blanket, I recommend you take a look at this design – Child’s Knitted Blanket is simple, easy to make, and perfect for cuddling up in!

Child's Knitted Blanket free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by kait-knits / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. Read more about the kait-knits project is Ravelry.

8. Lacy Knit Blanket

  • Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio

Lacy Knit Blanket is a perfect pattern for small babies. Thanks to its small openings is airy, so you can be sure that your baby won’t be too warm with it. I hope you’ll like it and make this beautiful blanket for your little family member.

 Lacy Knit Blanket free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

9. Janice’s Easiest Ever Lacy Blanket

  • Designed by Janice Helge

A colorful blanket is a perfect choice for your wonderful baby! This  Janice’s Easiest Ever Lacy Blanket is totally amazing, and thanks to the bright but pastel colours, it will look beautiful in a baby’s white room. Moreover, it is really easy to make!

 Janice's Easiest Ever Lacy Blanket free knitting patterns

PHOTOS by GrandmaKnits / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. Read more about GrandmaKnits project on Ravelry

If you like this post, make sure to check out Delicate Lacy Crochet Shawls.

10. Ice Cream Rainbow Blanket

  • Designed by Kathryn Still

This beautiful rainbow blanket in the pictures below will be a staple piece this summer! It will look amazing no matter in which room you put it! Although it’s worth mentioning that it might be a fantastic baby blanket for stroller walks. What do you think?

Ice Cream Rainbow Blanket

PHOTOS by Jinjo333 / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

11. Sweet Baby Blossom

  • Designed by DROPS design

This super delicate baby blanket in the pictures below is a fantastic work by DROPS design and it’s so stunning and eye-catching you will love having it in your home! If you have a baby shower coming up, or any other event, this is your pattern to go!

Sweet Baby Blossom

PHOTOS by DROPS design / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Coral Barley

  • Designed by DROPS design

Baby blankets do not have to be made in only neutral colors! Isn’t this gorgeous coral color in the photos below? The finished dimensions are 48-65 cm wide by 52-80 cm long, so it will keep your baby warm and comfortable at all times!

Coral Barley

PHOTOS by DROPS design / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on garnstudio.com or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Whirl Beach Blanketscape

  • Designed by Anne Le Brocq

Knitted in Scheepjes Whirl Mid-Morning Mocha’roo 4ply, this baby blanket is light and airy. The blanket is knitted in one piece but with square patterns inspired by the original Stormy Beach Blanketscape. The blanket measures approximately 84 x 70 cm.

Whirl Beach Blanketscape

PHOTOS by Anne Le Brocq / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on blanketscapes.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

14. Basketweave Blanket

  • Designed by KnittingUnlimited

Take a look at this amazing knitted blanket in the pictures below! It’s made by KnittingUnlimited and the finished sie is approximately 32”x 42”s. It’s the perfect gift for little kiddos as well as for your bedroom. Have fun with it!

Basketweave Blanket

PHOTOS by KnittingUnlimited / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on knittingunlimited.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Ridges & Lace Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Stacy Wilkinson

The Ridges & Lace Baby Blanket is a quick and easy knit for that special little one in your life. It has a lot of drape, isn’t too heavy, knits up quickly, and uses very simple stitches – this would be a great first blanket for a beginner knitter to try.

Ridges & Lace Baby Blanket

PHOTOS by Stacy Wilkinson / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on handmadebystacyj.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Symmetry Magic Blanket

  • Designed by nalhcib

A design you can look at for hours. The design of this blanket is eye-catching, with a symmetrical pattern that’s really intriguing. This project uses basic knitting techniques such as cast on, purl and slip stitch, so it’s not difficult to complete. Even if you are taking your first steps in knitting, this free pattern will give you a lot of fun.

blue mosaic knitted baby blanket

PHOTOS by nalhcib / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knittingunlimited.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Ripples and Rainbows Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team

A colorful knit blanket with a fun design that your child will love. With lush waves and a stunning rainbow motif, it’s fun to make when you want your project to be cute and bright. Designed for the intermediate knitter, this blanket is perfect for those who already know the basics. With a step-by-step knitting pattern, the project will be completed in no time.

colorful ripple knitted baby blanket

PHOTOS by Premier Yarns Design Team / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Rosalind Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Nan Gordon

Simple, classic knit design for your little one. This baby blanket is a great project for all knitters. Whether you’re just learning the basics or you’re an experienced knitter looking for a relaxing project, this is for you. Check out the pattern and get started today! The step-by-step pattern for this piece is free and easy to follow.

pale pink delicate baby blanket

PHOTOS by Nan Gordon / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

19. Mistletoe Knit Lace Blanket

  • Designed by Marly Bird

The unusual design of this blanket is reminiscent of the cozy days before Christmas. This project is easy enough for a beginner and challenging enough for an experienced knitter. The free pattern comes in a variety of sizes so you can easily find the one you need. Check out the easy-to-follow knitting instructions and get ready for the cold season!

knitted lace baby blanket

PHOTOS by Marly Bird / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on marlybird.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Lacy Cables Knit Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Yarnspirations

Experience ultimate comfort in a classic cable knit design. It’s extremely important for children to feel safe and warm at all times. This handmade knit blanket is a must-have. Its softness and stretchy texture make it comfortable to use and your child will appreciate it. To make it, just follow the step-by-step instructions in the free knitting pattern.

two babies lying on two knitted baby blankets in pink and beige color

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

21. Lace Stripes Blanket

  • Designed by Premier Yarns

The perfect combination of lightness and warmth makes this knit baby blanket great for going out. If your child is so active that cold winds won’t make him stop, consider starting this handmade project. Made with the right yarn, the blanket is very warm. It’s also easy to pack and doesn’t take up much space in your bag. The free pattern is very easy to follow, so don’t be afraid!

a knitted lace baby blanket hanging on a basket and a chair

PHOTOS by Premier Yarns / premieryarns.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com.

22. Baby Steps Baby Blanket

  • Designed by Stacy Wilkinson

This delicate knit baby blanket is not only a stunning accessory, it’s also a quick and fun project. If you want to make something cozy for your little one, but still in the spirit of spring, this pattern is for you. The blanket is quick to make and easy to knit. It uses garter stitch and stockinette stitch, which are beginner-friendly techniques. Save it for later!

Two knitted baby blankets, one in a vibrant purple color, with a cute stuffed bunny.

PHOTOS by Stacy Wilkinson / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on handmadebystacyj.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. 247-1 Spring Slalom

  • Designed by DROPS design

A light, bright knit blanket for those who are anticipating spring. This delicate knitted blanket is big enough to wrap you up and keep you cozy, but it’s not as heavy as winter blankets. Plus, it’s breathable, so you’ll feel good in it even when it’s much warmer than it is now. The project is not that complicated, but interesting to work on.

A woman wearing a white poncho while holding knitted baby blankets.

PHOTOS by DROPS design / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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One Comment

  1. Thandi Mbatha says:

    Beutiful. I would to learn if I can please get patterns for knitting and crocheting
    My preference is to make out baby blankets

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