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Baby Blankets with Lovely Edgings [Free Crochet Patterns]

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Baby blankets are practical gifts for new parents. There are many beautiful patterns to choose from but these Baby Blankets with Lovely Edgings are definitely among the cutest. Not only are they cozy and warm but also very decorative. It`s certainly that edging detail that completes the whole look. Therefore, whenever you want your blanket to look unique, choose an unusual border to finish it off. For example, a stunning reverse shell stitch will surely give it a special touch. On the other hand, you can decorate a simple scalloped border with a ribbon that you weave through and tie a bow in the corner. Which one will you choose for your next project? Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of C2C Baby Blankets and Scalloped Edging Ideas.

Free Baby Blanket Patterns

Blue Roses Baby Blanket

There’s a way to elevate any super-basic design, and it’s by adding the details. Kim’s blue baby blanket is adorned not only with adorable three-dimensional roses but also with a lovely filet crochet border. This delicate pattern at the edges makes all the difference and adds a lot of style to this simple piece.

Skill level: upper beginner Author: Kim Guzman

A blue crocheted afghan on a wooden chair.

photo by Kim Guzman / ravelry.com

Find this pattern on makeitcrochet.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com.

Compostela Blanket

A vintage scalloped edging is enough to elevate a simple baby blanket to the level of a family heirloom. Crocheter behind Knitting with Chopsticks made her intention clear – it’s the border that plays the main role. Take a look at this beginner-level blanket and how lovely it is finished off.

Level: beginner Author: Knitting with Chopsticks

photo by Knitting with Chopsticks / ravelry.com

Find this pattern on knittingwithchopsticks.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

6-Day Ridgy Didge Baby Blanket

Betty’s creativity has no limits, so here’s another version of her 6-Day Blanket. This time she went for textural ridges, which you can achieve by working post stitches. What’s more, this crochet blanket has a truly stunning edging that plays with the ‘ridge theme’ in its fun zig-zaggy way.

Level: upper beginner Author: Betty McKnit

photo by Betty McKnit / ravelry.com

Find this pattern on bettymcknit.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

After the Storm Baby Blanket

Rainbow colors make every crochet project vibrate with energy and a youthful spirit! This design proves that, can you feel it? The edging is absolutely awesome too, so you should definitely add it to your pattern library for later!

Level: beginner Author: Sarah Blackston

Crochet Baby Blanket

Find this pattern on sarahandgrace.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Corner to Corner Baby Afghan

Textured diagonal stripes in these delicious pastel colors look absolutely adorable, especially if you’re working on a baby blanket. Add a reverse shell stitch edging and you will definitely get a perfect accessory for your nursery.

Level: beginner Author: of this blanket: yarnqueen

Crochet Corner to Corner Baby Afghan

You will find the blanket pattern on feltedbutton.com and the edging pattern on hearthookhome.com. Info about this version and the photos are on ravelry.com

Tiramisu Baby Blanket 

Although this is one of the simplest blankets, the ribbon weaved through the edging gives it a touch of luxury. Make it and gift to someone close to you or keep it for yourself. Actually, why don’t you do both?

Level: beginner Author: Alicia Paulson

Crochet Baby Blanket

Find this pattern on ravelry.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Granny Rectangle and Easy Peasy Colour Border 

Hi there, crochet beginners! Are you in the mood for some wonderful crafts? Well, obviously! You will have plenty of fun while learning this pattern by Wendy Poole. It is such a classic. Granny rectangles and borders are the base of our skills!

Level: beginner Author: Wendy Poole

Crochet Granny Rectangle and Border

The video tutorial is on YouTube: blanket, border. The photos are on Instagram. More photos or Instagram.

Rainbow Stripe Blanket 

The season for rainbows continues! We adore crochet patterns by Lion Brand, that’s for sure. This one is just as delightful as the others! If you have some colorful velvet yarn in your stash, it is time to finally put it to good use.

Level: beginner Author: Lion Brand

Crochet Rainbow Stripe Blanket

Find this pattern on lionbrand.com.

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