In this post, I’m including over 21 crochet baby blanket patterns that range in difficulty level. You’ll find patterns for girls and boys, as well as gender neutral patterns.
Crochet baby blankets make wonderful gifts for expectant moms. If you have friends or family, who are expecting (or even yourself), considering making a cute baby blanket.
I’ve also included a few snuggle comfort blanket patterns. Snuggle blankets make great security blankets and can be introduced to babies at around three months or older.
1. Candy Dots Baby Blanket
This blanket looks a lot like the candy dots from our childhood. That’s why this blanket is called the Candy Dots Baby Blanket. This blanket is so cute and uses a very soft yarn (Bernat Baby Velvet), which is perfect for a baby blanket. Get the pattern from Daisy Farm Crafts.
2. Flower Patch Baby Blanket
This flower patch bobble blanket would be great to use in a child’s carrier or car seat. When working on this project, keep in mind that this pattern is written using UK terminology. Get the pattern from Jane on Ravelry.
3. Sweet Granny Baby Blanket
TL Yarn Crafts has some of the most beautiful crochet patterns and this Sweet Granny Baby Blanket is no exception. This blanket is beginner-friendly, so if you’re new to crochet, this would make a great first project. Get the pattern from TL Yarn Crafts.
4. Beginner Baby Afghan
I am in love with this baby afghan. It’s a great beginners project. It would also be perfect for anyone who looking to do a “mindless” project while they watch TV. Get the pattern from Little Doolally.
5. Bobble Lines Baby Blanket
Here’s another beautiful baby blanket pattern courtesy of Daisy Farm Crafts. If you’re a visual learner, you’re in luck because a video tutorial is included along with the written instructions. Get the pattern from Daisy Farm Crafts.
6. Happy Cow Snuggle
Snuggles make the perfect handmade gift for new moms. The Tilly Some shop includes other great snuggle patterns if you’re looking for something different, so be sure to check out what they have to offer. Get the pattern from Tilly Some.
7. Lucy the Fox Snuggle
Here’s another cute snuggle that would make a great gift. You can switch up the colors to different shades of pinks or greens if you want to switch things up. Get creative and have fun! Get the pattern from Yarn Wave Shop.
8. Unicorn Utopia Crochet Blanket
This Unicorn Utopia blanket is absolutely stunning. I will admit that making something like this would definitely be a labor of love, as it’s not an overnight project. However, the finished results will make the time spent well worth it! Get the pattern from The Hat and I.
9. The Sweetheart Blanket
The photo shows a full-size blanket however, you’re free to make this blanket any size that you choose. I love how the stitches actually look like small hearts. That’s why I felt that this would be a wonderful baby blanket. Get the pattern from The Patchwork Heart.
10. Jungle Friends Baby Blanket
I love the cute animal appliques used for this jungle friends blanket. This blanket would make a wonderful gift for a little boy or girl. This tutorial includes the blanket pattern and the patterns for the jungle animal appliques. Get the pattern from Passionate Crafter.
11. Under Sea Sweetness Baby Blanket
This is another fantastic pattern that uses ocean themed appliques. I recommend using self-stripe yarn to easily change the blanket colors. Any new parent would be thrilled to receive this blanket as a gift! Get the pattern from Passionate Crafter.
12. Little One Blanket
If you’re looking for a more detailed project, this little one blanket is perfect for you. If you take a look at the pictures from those who have tried the pattern, you’ll see that people end up with a really beautiful blanket. Get the pattern from Color and Shape Design.
13. Penguin Blanket
Here’s another blanket by Jody Pyott. This one is a cute little penguin baby blanket. Again, if you take a look at customer photos, you’ll see that the finished blanket really is stunning. Get the pattern from Color and Shape Design.
14. Plaid Polar Bear Blanket
Isn’t this polar bear blanket the cutest? I love how the pattern and colors used to make this blanket gender-neutral, so it would work great for a boy or girl. This pattern uses Bernat Pipsqueak yarn to make the soft polar bear head. Get the pattern from Repeat Crafter Me.
15. Gender Neutral Baby Blanket
This gender-neutral baby blanket would make a fantastic gift for parents who are waiting until the birth of their baby to find out if it’s a girl or boy. With a gender-neutral blanket, you can get started on your project ahead of time. Get the pattern from Make and Do Crew.
16. Baby Bear Blanket
Here’s a simple, soft and cozy baby blanket pattern that’s easy and works up quickly. A pattern is also included for the baby bear applique which also comes together quick. Get the pattern from Crochet Dreamz.
17. Twinkling Stars Blanket
The Twinkling Stars blankets uses the Caron Simply Soft yarn which is both soft and affordable. This is a lightweight blanket, so it’s not necessarily going to keep baby super warm, but it would be perfect to use for warmer months. Get the pattern from Crochet Dreamz.
18. Zoodiacs C2C Crochet Afghan
I will admit that C2C (corner to corner) afghans like this make me nervous. Thankfully, Chiwei has a super helpful C2C tutorial on her blog. You can find the tutorial linked in the pattern. Get the pattern from One Dog Woof.
19. Get Some Zzz’s Crochet Baby Blanket
Here’s a pattern for cute crochet baby blanket graphgan. Because this is a graphgan, you won’t find a written pattern for the blanket, but a graph. Make sure you know how to read crochet graphs. Get the pattern from One Dog Woof.
20. Basket Weave Crochet Baby Blanket
I really love this basket weave crochet baby blanket. It’s warm, cozy and comforting for baby. Along with the tutorial, Delia includes some great tips on how to get your yarn at a better price. Get the pattern from Delia Creates.
21. Sheep Crochet Baby Blanket
If you want to give a one-of-a-kind handmade gift, you have to make this sheep crochet baby blanket. The Crochet Arcade shop also offers patterns for a pig, elephant and cow. Get the pattern from Crochet Arcade.
22. Heart Baby Blanket
Isn’t this the cutest crochet heart baby blanket? This is an easy to read pattern that works up quickly. This would make a great gift for a baby shower or child’s first birthday. Get the pattern from Owl B Hooked.
23. Wish Come True
This cute little blanket says “we made a wish and you came true.” If you’re expecting a little one, this would be perfect gift to make for your child. Get the pattern from Color and Shape Design.
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