Two pictures of a little boy holding a knitted owl and a giraffe.

Knitted Animal Baby Blanket Free Patterns

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Children love animals, therefore it is a great idea to feature them in patterns for children’s clothing and accessories. Our selection of patterns for Knitted Animal Baby Blanket by Cascade Yarns will surely inspire you to do so. Soft yarns and vivid colors will definitely make them stand out so rummage through your stash in search of the right materials. Although these blankets may look intricate, they`re in fact pretty easy to knit if you`re familiar with intarsia. Make sure that you also create textures by adding a fringed mane and plaited tail. Kids of all ages will surely adore such blankets so think about making them as a gift for family and friends. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!



If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Sheep Baby Blanket Ideas and Such Fun Knitted Socks.

Knitted Baby Bear Blanket

We usually see squares and animal appliques crocheted, not knitted, but this blanket by Nicola is a great example of what’s possible. Grab your knitting needles and start this baby blanket immediately! This project uses soft acrylic yarn, which is machine-washable – a big advantage for baby accessories.



Level: intermediate Author: Nicola Valiji

photos by Nicola Valiji / ravelry.com

 
Find this pattern on woolbox.co.uk, or read more on ravelry.com.

Baby Elephants

Let’s talk about this adorable knitted baby blanket because it features three baby elephants wearing dotty diapers! Flappy ears, dangly tails and button eyes add even more character to these cuties. Choose your favorite color scheme and make your own version of this great project.

Level: intermediate Author: Amy Bahrt

photos by Amy Bahrt / ravelry.com

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

Five Little Owls

This pattern by Amy Bahrt is both modern and cute! If you are arranging a nursery or making baby-shower gifts, you should certainly add this lovely blanket to your repertoire of knitting tricks. What will your color palette be?

Level: upper beginner Author: Amy Bahrt

Knitted Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Cascade Yarns. More info on Ravelry.

Lion Blanket

Is your little one ready to welcome the king of the jungle to her or his bedroom? Without a doubt, they will rule the house together! Bold colors make this knitted lion blanket stand out. There are some fun textures that give the kids extra interest. Amy Bahrt nailed it!

Level: intermediate Author: Amy Bahrt

Knitted Blanket with a Lion

The original pattern and the photos are on Cascade Yarns. More info on Ravelry.

Giraffe Blanket

As you can see, cute giraffes and geometric motifs are the main features of this lovely blanket. There is so much to love this design by Amy Bahrt for though! The leaves create that extra texture we all love and so do manes and tails.

Level: intermediate Author: Amy Bahrt

Knitted Blanket with a Giraffe

The original pattern and the photos are on Cascade Yarns. More info on Ravelry.

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