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Must-Have Baby Blankets Free Crochet Patterns

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Hello there, expecting parents! Crochet patterns for Must-Have Baby Blankets are here! You can use these essential handmade wonders for swaddling your babies and keeping them warm and cozy at night. These baby blankets are perfect for when your family is out and about because they easily fit under the stroller and on the car seat. Take them to the playgroups and parks for a little wiggle time this season! The exemplary patterns we’ve come upon have modern and stylish designs with soft textures and stripy color palettes. You will surely find the one you love here, whether for your own or someone special`s new baby. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest in order to find more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of C2C Baby Blanket Ideas and Giant Floor Pillows for Kids.

Minimalist Baby Blanket

Simplicity is a good choice when it comes to baby blankets, but it doesn’t have to be boring. Rose’s blanket focuses on texture – not only do we have a checkered pattern here, but also contrasting stitch types. This project is remarkably easy given how great it looks, so don’t be afraid to try it.

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Level: upper beginner Author: Rose Obom

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Crochet Baby Blue and White Stripes Blanket

Delicate stripes and fringe all around? Yes, please – Sugar Joye’s squishy blanket will be perfect for your little one. The blanket itself is easy to make and works up fast thanks to thick yarn. The fringe, however, will add tactile fun for the baby, so it’s a win-win.

Level: upper beginner Author: Sugar Joye

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Summer Stash Blanket

A stripy blanket truly is a must-have in every house, right? This pattern by Burgundy and Blush is an example of perfect simplicity that brings us all so much comfort. It features an awesome range of stitches, our favorite puffs included! We can’t take our eyes off the subtle colors in the photos below. Can you?

Level: beginner Author: Burgundy and Blush

Stripy Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Burgundy and Blush. More info on Ravelry

Essentials Baby Blanket

Here is one more example of a baby blanket pattern you simply can’t miss! This blanket by Maria Bittner works up pretty fast with bulky yarn, so it’s a very convenient project. It has a lovely texture as well as an interesting border. Do you like the mix of violet and pale pink in the photo below?

Level: beginner Author: Maria Bittner

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern is on Pattern-Paradise. More info on Ravelry. More info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Malia Baby Blanket

Every nursery could use a crochet blanket like that! This simple pattern by Rebecca Langford is so modern and stylish thanks to the color blocking technique. Moreover, the bean stitch has never looked better too, right? Without a doubt! What colors will you use for your version? We like the ones below!

Level: upper beginner  Author: Rebecca Langford

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarn and Chai. More info on Ravelry

Easy Peasy Baby Blanket

Easy peasy lemon squeezy! If you have tried crochet patterns for baby blankets released by Crochet ‘n’ Create before, you know how fun they are. If you are a beginner, you should certainly take this one under consideration. Check out the other patterns in this set too!

Level: upper beginner  Author: Crochet ‘n’ Create

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Crochet’n’Create. More info on Ravelry.

Peek-A-Blue Baby Blanket

Which one of you lovely crafters has ever tried the lovely bean stitch? Even if you have mastered the technique, this crochet pattern for a delightful baby blanket by Daisy Cottage Designs will still surprise you. Will you pick blue as well?

Level: upper beginner  Author: Daisy Cottage Designs

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Daisy Cottage Designs and Instagram.

Diagonal Stripes Baby Blanket 

We are always enchanted by baby blankets in powder pink. Do you feel the same? You surely will after seeing this beauty just released by Hannah Brown McKay. It is time to update your collection of go-to basic baby blanket patterns.

Level: upper beginner  Author: Hannah Brown McKay

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Daisy Farm Crafts. More info on Ravelry.

Ayaan Modern Baby Blanket 

A beautiful color palette and a set of interesting stitches. What else can we dream about? This lovely crochet pattern for a delightfully soft baby blanket written by Jen August ticks all the boxes. Are you planning to use similar colors?

Level: intermediate  Author: Jen August

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Orla Blanket

This is such a beautiful combination of pastel colors! Perfect for nurseries and baby shower gifts, this blanket designed by Clare M from Truly Crochet is a must-have in our pattern libraries. The stitches are so delightful as well!

Level: upper beginner  Author: Clare M

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Truly Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

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