Adorable crochet blankets for babies are something that’s always useful. It’s definitely a perfect baby shower gift idea. However, you can also make it for yourself or your toddler! You can go full rainbow, or why not choose some softer tones? Both of these color schemes are equally lovely and will make a statement for sure. Whichever way you go, you will undoubtedly end up with a lovely design. Do not hesitate to select one of these beautiful patterns and start today!
1. Love to Cuddle Blanket
- DESIGNED by The Turtle Trunk
Make a fluffy heart blanket with a free pattern and give it to someone you love. This may be one of the cutest crochet baby blankets you can present to a newborn. The project is affordable for advanced beginners, so everyone can create this beautiful handmade gift.
Photo by The Turtle Trunk / Ravelry.com
2. Unicorn Blanket
- DESIGNED by Sarah Zimmerman
Is there any girl in the world who wouldn’t scream happily when seeing what a charming unicorn blanket you made for her? It’s an easy square blanket that brings a lot of fun. The crochet pattern is free, so you should take it and make such a gift for a daughter or granddaughter.
Photo by Sarah Zimmerman / Ravelry.com
3. Cheerful Child Blanket CAL
- DESIGNED by Carolyn Christmas
Children love bright colors, and it’s good to surround them with joyful items from birth. If you agree with me, take this free crochet baby blanket pattern and follow the instructions. You’ll get a cheerful granny square blanket and a lot of fun.
Photo by CheerfulChameleon / Ravelry.com
4. Polka Dotty Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Annaliese Mansfield
Do you believe in early children’s development theory? Why not add something pretty and educative at the same time to their everyday life? For example, crochet this polka-dot baby blanket and learn forms from the earliest age. Either way, it’s a nice free crochet pattern to work with.
Photo by Annaliese Mansfield / Ravelry.com
5. Celia Blankie
- DESIGNED by Lion Brand Yarn
Even a beginner can make this beautiful blankie when taking a colorful bulky yarn and this free crochet baby blanket pattern. It can be an excellent gift idea for a baby shower because, first, it looks great, and second, any parent will be pleased with a hand-made warm blankie for their child.
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- DESIGNED by Lubica Brodnianska
Here is another lovely project for beginners and those waiting for a baby. To create this beautiful crochet baby blanket, you’ll need this free pattern and approximately 300-400 gr of yarn. Choosing a warm wool blend is good to make this blankie incredibly cozy.
Photo by Lubica Brodnianska / Ravelry.com
7. Bunny Pink
- DESIGNED by Birgitta Ekstrand-Ohlsson
Everybody loves bunnies! Do you agree? This pattern is perfect for baby blankets because they are so cute as your little ones. Now you have a link to a free bunny blanket video tutorial and can realize this beautiful project right now.
Photo by Birgitta Ekstrand-Ohlsson / Ravelry.com
8. Simply Nesting Blanket
- DESIGNED by Rich Textures Crochet
The texture of this baby crochet blanket is fantastic! It is made with a nesting V crochet stitch, and you can learn it with this free baby blanket pattern. This project is variable in colors — choose any palette you like, and it will still look amazing. Enjoy!
Photo by Rich Textures Crochet / Ravelry.com
9. Crochet Boho Diamond Lines Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Daisy Farm Crafts
It was a great idea to combine puffs and stripes! As a result, we see the dynamic picture on this lovely stroller blanket for the baby. Its size is 27 in x 31 in, and it looks so sweet — the absolute harmony of the right stitches, good positioning, and nice colors.
Photo is by Daisy Farm Crafts / daisyfarmcrafts.com
Find the original free pattern on daisyfarmcrafts.com.
10. Rainbow Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Bluebird & Daisy
This baby blanket is so colorful and friendly! Every kid will adore examining rainbow colors and different shapes on it. For you, it won’t be too hard to crochet this item with a free baby blanket pattern as it is based on beginner-friendly granny squares mixed together. Besides, this will be an excellent stash-busting project as you can choose colors left from the other ones.
Photo is by Bluebird & Daisy / bluebirdanddaisy.com
Find the original free pattern on bluebirdanddaisy.com.
11. Paint Splash Blanket
- DESIGNED by Mini-Me Handcrafts
This cute blanket will be loved both by adults and children. Fun, modern design features colorful “paint splashes” as the name suggests, which are nothing else but small circular elements with bobbly edges. Paint Splash Blanket is easy to make and really beautiful!
Photo is by Mini-Me Handcrafts / Ravelry.com
Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.
12. Uniflower Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Wiam’s Crafts
This blanket full of 3D little crochet flowers is really cute, so I’m sure you want to do it! If you learn to make a crochet flower once, the whole thing will go really smoothly and quickly.
Photo is by Wiam’s Crafts / Ravelry.com
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13. Harlequin Blanket
- DESIGNED by Solveig Grimstad
This super fun, geometric blanket in the pictures below was made by iuwala and the sweet design is beautifully embellished by these amazing colors and vintage looking, lacy border! It’s the perfect combination of modern and vintage vibes, I love it!
Photo is by iuwala / Ravelry.com
14. Bear Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by maisieandruth
Crocheting baby blankets is so rewarding when you see how comfy a baby is when being snuggled in it! Whether you want to make this adorable blanket for you, a gift for someone else, or donate, you will for sure enjoy this fun project!
Photo is by maisieandruth / maisieandruth.com
Find the original free pattern on maisieandruth.com.
15. Retro Circles Square Blanket
- DESIGNED by Adele Droughton
Dots, dots, dots! This super sweet crochet blankets is made using simple squares, but it has colorful dots all around it, and I just love it! It has a very simple border and exebiche made sure to use a very soft and breathable yarn, therefore making it perfect for all seasons!
Photo is by exebiche / Ravelry.com
16. Color Pooling Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Sarah Zimmerman
This cool, modern crochet blanket in the pictures below was made by Shazzwazzer and it’s so incredibly colorful! What’s more, it has the most amazing texture and the colors are so eye-catching, don’t you think? I’m sure you’ll love this one, so give it a go!
Photo is by Shazzwazzer / Ravelry.com
17. Tunisian Entrelac Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Bernat Design Studio
This cute blanket in the pictures below is just surely perfect for the holiday season and all through winter time, don’t you think? What’s more, it’s really relaxing to make, it will literally fly off your hook and you can adapt it to any size you like.
Photo is by DaFlippingKnitter / Ravelry.com
18. River Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Kelsey Cole
This cute baby blanket in the pictures below was made by Kelsey Cole and it’s such a delicate and sweet project for the little one! It’s simply classic and timeless. What’s more, the quality of the yarn is so good, it will easily last for years to come. The finished size is approximately 34” x 34”.
Photo is by Kelsey Cole / Ravelry.com
19. Gumball Afghan
- DESIGNED by Toni Lipsey
This cheerful project is affordable even for beginners, so anyone can crochet this baby blanket with a free pattern. You’ll learn an easy faux loop cable stitch — it makes that beautiful texture — and how to make a knit-look border. Use the scraps of your worsted-weight yarns and clean your stash a little.
Photo by Toni Lipsey / Ravelry.com
20. 46-7 Garden Squares Blanket
- DESIGNED by DROPS design
Crochet a baby blanket with granny squares is the best start for beginner crocheters! You’ll learn the basic stitches, how to join squares, and make an easy border. After that, you’ll be able to do many granny squares projects, from crochet vests to market bags, etc. The sky is the limit!
Photo by DROPS design / Ravelry.com
21. I Scream Blankie
- DESIGNED by Erica Jackofsky (Fiddle Knits & 1 More Row)
Bright and colorful, this baby crochet blanket makes a very cozy gift for your little one. This project will be interesting for those who want to try something new, as the pattern crochets from corner to corner. The yarn isn’t critical to the piece, so you can choose your favorite. Check out the free crochet pattern and get started!
Photo by Erica Jackofsky / Ravelry.com
22. Wandering Cables Baby Blanket
- DESIGNED by Kim Guzman
A cable baby blanket with a cozy heavy texture and warm design. The large cables look like they are knitted, but the effect is achieved by a special crochet technique. So it will be a great idea to start this project if you want to learn Tunisian crochet. The blanket is sure to become your child’s favorite. The step-by-step crochet pattern is easy to follow.
Photo by Kim Guzman / Ravelry.com