8 Free Baby Blanket Patterns For Beginners
Looking for crochet baby blanket patterns, but don't have much time on your hands?
There are so many crochet baby blankets that are easy and fast to whip up while your kids are napping or when you have just a short break.
Did you know you can even turn one skein of yarn into a whole baby blanket in less than 3 hours!
Crochet baby blankets are great for your own babies or if you need a last-minute gift when you're seriously running out of time!
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Free Beginner Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns
I chose a selection of the most adorable baby blanket patterns out there. Some are super easy and others have some interesting stitches you might want to try out for a fantastic textured look!
Now how's that for feeling productive and accomplished when you're such a busy mom?! 🙂
Have a look at all these cute blankets below and choose your favourite!
If you're looking for a baby blanket pattern that's super easy to make, I'd surely recommend this one!
It's ideal for beginners because you only need to know how to work a chain, slip stitch and double crochet.
The pattern uses 3 different colours (1 ball each) and a size US J/10 6mm hook.You'll be making several squares: 9 with color A, 8 with color B, and 8 with color C, then stitching them all together (diagram included in pattern).
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Don't feel like joining squares? Sometimes I just want to get crocheting and get it all done in one shot.
I'm not the type to like weaving in too many ends when I finish a project, so this blanket pattern is just perfect!
Here's the Cluster Waves baby blanket you can work seamlessly. All you need to know for this one is the slip knot, double crochet and cluster stitch.
All you need for this one is a size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook and 2 balls of Caron One Pound yarn.
Measurements: Approx 38 x 44" [96.5 x 112 cm]
Gauge: 12 sc and 13 rows = 4" [10 cm].
This is another beginner-friendly baby blanket that's absolutely fun to make.
All you need to know is the basic crochet stitches and you'll be repeating these in each row.
You can use any double knit wool of your choice and combine your favourite colours. You'll also need a 5mm crochet hook.
The finished blanket measures about 70 x 76 cms.
This beautiful blanket is very beginner friendly. It uses only a one-row repeat and you can use as many of your favourite colours as you like.
The pattern is written in UK Terms and uses basic beginner level stitches. The pattern uses a 5 mm/H crochet hook and the finished blanket dimensions measure 65 x 75 cm.
Here's a classic baby blanket you can practice your crocheting tension and technique on. Combine your favourite coloured yarns to make this all-time-favourite cozy blankie.
The pattern is written in UK Terms and uses basic beginner crochet stitches.
The blanket size will be about 85 cm x 100 cm and uses a size 5 crochet hook.
Here's a super cute design by Marilyn Losee.
She uses the granny square crochet method to create this lovely light and patterned baby blanket suitable for a crib.
The baby blanket measures approx. 34"/86.5 cm wide x 43"/109 cm long and uses beginner-friendly stitches and Size 4.00mm (F), 5.00mm (H) Crochet Hooks.
The baby blanket is worked in three panels. Each panel is made from seven granny squares that will be sewn together.
Feel like giving the bobble stitch a go? Well, this blanket will be perfect for you to practice this adorable stitch!
You can choose 6 of your favourite colours for this project, one ball each.
The pattern is written in UK Terms and you'll need 2 hooks, sizes 4 mm and 4.5 mm
Feel like trying out some interesting new stitches? Then this is the blanket for you!
This will definitely be an heirloom piece with amazing texture.
From your first to your last stitch, I think you’re going to love making this blanket!
This pattern uses a 6 mm hook and Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn!
Here's a cute Baby Stroller Appliqué Pattern you can add to your baby blankets:
Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns Summary
So there you have it! You have 8 cute baby blankets to choose from!
If you're making these for gifts, or to sell... here are some Free printable gift tags from Start Crochet that you can print out and add to your crocheted items for that extra personal touch.
Have a look at some more Free Printables!
And if you'd like to take part in a crochet baby blanket Crochet-Along, check out this one here by Edie Eckman on Creativebug.
I hope you enjoyed this selection of crochet baby blanket patterns!