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Best Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns for Beginners

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What are the best crochet baby blanket patterns for beginners? Maybe, you’ve learned how to crochet and are looking for an easy crochet baby blanket pattern to master your new craft? In general, crochet baby blankets are a quick and easy way to master some basic crochet stitches. Whether you are looking for a unique pattern for a newborn grandchild or need a useful hand-made gift for an upcoming baby shower, these projects are a delight to crochet.

We’ve created a perfect tasteful collection of easy crochet blanket patterns for beginners. You can pick one right now to crochet and save the rest for the future.

In case you are ready to try doing one by yourself here is a free crochet baby blanket pattern tutorial for you.

Play around with materials, colors, stitches. Everything is allowed! Crochet is a magnificent adventure that opens the doors to your wildest imagination and creativity.

Marie-Noelle Bayard

Soft Clouds Easy FREE Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Craft-Mart

Our SOFT CLOUDS – EASY CROCHET BABY BLANKET PATTERN will be a delight to crochet! When we came across Bernat Baby Mix Yarn, the pattern for the softest baby blanket was easy to create!

Oh yes, it is so simple that even beginners will have no problems crafting this soft and cuddly crochet baby blanket in just a few evenings or over the weekend. Do you have an upcoming baby shower or would you like to surprise a friend with handmade heirloom creation? You’d love this free pattern as you can easily finish your baby blanket by the deadline.


Crochet Modern Moss Stitch Blanket by Daisy Farm Crafts

We fell in love with this simple and classy free crochet pattern of a modern blanket by Daisy Farm Crafts that uses a basic moss stitch to create a timeless masterpiece. It will look so lovely on your couch or chair and will go well with modern farmhouse decor.

As we all know, baby blankets don’t necessarily stay just in the nursery and are used to comfort a baby at any time of the day (or night) or for ‘tummy time’ (in the middle of the living room), so you may want to crochet a baby blanket that is so neutral, that it will blend well with any decor.

Though the original pattern is for a 60″x30″ blanket (or throw), you can easily convert it into any size you’d like. Just chain any even number of stitches to reach your desired size (32″x32″ for a traditional baby blanket).

If you are not familiar with a basic moss stitch, check our moss stitch tutorial for step-by-step instructions and you can master it in no time!

Crochet Modern Moss Stitch Blanket by Daisy Farm Crafts

Source: Daisy Farm Crafts

Easiest Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern Ever!

This free crochet pattern uses one stitch only – a half double crochet! Though the name of the stitch is a mouthful, it is one of the easiest crochet stitches.

We at created a step-by-step tutorial for half double crochet stitch that helps you master this stitch. We promise: it will become your go-to-stitch when you need to finish a fast crochet project by the deadline (aka baby arrival!).

The is no need to count stitches or follow complicated patterns, just pure enjoyment of crocheting. The result: soft, textured, and cuddly baby blanket that looks for complex than it really is. Enjoy!

Easiest Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern Ever!


Free Heirloom Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

This heirloom baby blanket pattern by uses a diagonal cluster stitch that creates a delicate lace fabric. This free crochet baby blanket pattern has both written instructions and an easy-to-follow video tutorial.

You would need a size H-8 (5 mm) Crochet Hook and 10 Skeins Cascade Cherub DK in Smokey Lavender (or other similar yarn).

There is a video tutorial to help you master the stitch. Love this color but you can easily use this stitch with any color you’d like, so it complements the colors of the baby’s nursery.

Free Heirloom Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Source: Heirloom baby blanket pattern for beginners

Easy Crochet Shell Stitch Blanket Pattern

Looking for a quick and easy crochet pattern to make right now? Easy Shell Stitch Blanket by is for you!

Surprisingly-easy crochet shell stitch pattern will let you create a beautiful baby blanket – and you don’t need to be a master of all things crochet. Suitable for beginners, this quick project is a breeze to make with only a 2-row repeat pattern.

You can use one color yarn or pick a pallet that would be best for the baby’s nursery color scheme (neutral, blue, or pink) – possibilities are endless, just use your creativity. We should mention that it comes with free printable labels: Crochet Goodness – Handmade with Love. So appropriate!

Easy Crochet Shell Stitch Blanket Pattern


Free Crochet Patterns {Granny Square Baby Blanket}

Love this Granny Square Blanket in bright modern colors by daisycottagedesigns – they look so fresh with white! Easy-to-follow instructions with clear photos are a plus, especially if you are already familiar with the granny square pattern: you will work two double crochet clusters into each corner, with a chain 1 in between them.

You will work 1 dc cluster into each space between the clusters in the previous round. Use H or I crochet hook and Paintbox Yarn Simply Aran in ‘Washed Teal’, ‘Paper White’, and ‘Slate Gray’ color to replicate the pattern’s color scheme. Finish the blanket with an easy crochet border in white. Colors can be easily changed if you have a different color palette in mind.

Free Crochet Patterns (Granny Square Baby Blanket)

Free Crochet Pattern: Granny Square Baby Blanket

Cozy Clusters Free Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

We love monochrome blankets! You can easily customize this pattern to suit any modern nursery design.

If you’re looking for a fun, quick project you are in luck with this Cozy Clusters baby blanket by Lee Lee Knits. It was designed to be crocheted with a large hook and bulky weight yarn to build up super fast for those of you who don’t have the patience for larger projects.

As an added bonus, this thick and soft blanket is sure to keep your baby cozy and warm in the winter months or on chilly nights. You would need a size J-10 (6 mm) Crochet Hook and 6 Skeins Knit Picks Mighty Stitch Bulky Yarn in Blush.

Cozy Clusters Free Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Cozy clusters free crochet baby blanket pattern for beginners

Henry’s Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

The Next project, Henry’s blanket by Little Monkeys Crochet, uses Cascade Longwood yarn in four neutral colors, which makes it a perfect neutral modern baby blanket. It has a beautiful stitch definition that would be important in a textured blanket like this.

Love the thin white stripe that gives this easy crochet project its freshness!

When finished, it will turn out to be a heavy, warm blanket, perfect for draping over the car seat of a winter baby. This blanket would make a gorgeous, modern statement for a boy or a girl, depending on the colors you pick.

Henry's Baby Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern

Henry’s baby blanket pattern

Free and Simple Ripple Baby Blanket

If you’re on the lookout for an elegant and beautiful baby shower gift, then you’ve come to the right place. This beautiful Ripple Baby Blanket by Daisy Cottage Designs is a great addition to your collection of free and easy crochet baby blankets.

If you know double crochet, this baby blanket is fun and easy: works up quickly with stunning results.

To gather your crochet supplies, you would need Hobby Lobby’s brand yarn “I Love This Yarn!” In Graymist and White (1 Skein each) and Vanna’s Choice in Pink (approximately 1.5 skeins). If this is for a boy, Lauren, the designer behind the Daisy Cottage Designs blog, suggests replacing pink with Vanna’s Choice Baby in Aqua or Aquamarine.

Having worked with Vanna’s choice yarn, we confirm that it is great for baby blankets!

Love the combination of white, gray, and pink. It makes a lovely modern girl’s blanket!

Free and Simple Ripple Baby Blanket

Source: daisycottagedesigns

Baby Squares – Free Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern by DROPS Design

This is one of the newest crochet baby blanket patterns by Drops Design. If you want to try granny squares, this is an easy way to learn this easy pattern. You need the knowledge of a few basic crochet stitches: chain, slip stitch, and double crochet.

The blanket consists of squares worked in different colors: off-white, medium blue, royal blue, gray/purple, and light gray.

You crochet squares one after another and then sew (or crochet) them together and work an edge in white around the entire blanket. Each square measures approx. 3½” x 3½” (9 x 9 cm ).

This free crochet pattern has written instructions and helpful video tutorials, as well as a design diagram for squares, a list of materials needed, and assembly instructions. Simply gorgeous color combination!

Baby Squares - Free Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern by DROPS Design

Source: Baby Squares Crochet Blanket by DROPS Design

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If you would rather knit than crochet, here is a lovely knitting pattern for a baby blanket. It is available as a free download from Ravelry from Stishylinda’s Ravelry Store.

With lovely rainbow colors and a touch of texture, this pattern definitely deserves your attention. As a result, you’ll have a beautiful baby blanket in rainbow colors.

Rainbow Baby Blanket

Source: Pastel Rainbow Baby Blanket by Stitchylinda Designs