Soft and Cozy Baby Blankets

10+ Soft and Cozy Crochet Baby Blankets

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Crochet Baby Blankets are the best things that you can make for yourself, your family, and friends at a special time when a new baby arrives. Blankets are surely amongst them. Whether you`re expecting a baby or looking for a perfect shower gift then baby blankets are one of the easiest patterns. Therefore take a look at these Soft and Cozy Baby Blankets as you will surely find exactly what you want. There is a whole range of patterns to choose from with different textures to suit all tastes. If you think about baby blankets the first thing that certainly comes to mind is soft pastel shades. However vivid and bold colors work just as well. So take your hooks and start crocheting! 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 Mosaic Pattern Blankets and Baby Dress Set Ideas.

Soft baby blanket free patterns

1. 6-Day Retro Rainbow Baby Blanket

If you thought that there was no way Betty could come up with a new 6-Day variation, you were simply wrong! As you can see, she designed yet another baby blanket that uses her famous stitch combination, this time in rainbow shades. Basic stitches with granny rows have won the hearts of crocheters around the world, and this version will surely do it as well.

Level: upper beginner Author: Betty McKnit

colorful crochet blanket with white scalloped edging

photo by Betty McKnit /

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2. Drunken Granny Blanket & Border 2.0

Have you heard of the ‘drunken granny’ crochet stitch before? If not, Christa is here to explain it and help you make a lovely baby blanket in the meantime. This variation on granny rows is easy to learn and creates a fun pattern. Why drunken, though, you may ask? Take a look at the photo and see how these stitch clusters are leaning from side to side…

Level: upper beginner Author: Christa Lynn

blue lacy baby blanket with white scalloped edging

photo by Christa Lynn /

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3. Beautiful Crochet Blanket for Babies

Nothing looks more gorgeous than an intricate baby blanket. Although this one by MyCrochetPattern looks difficult to crochet, you will find it much easier than you think. Add a lacy border and crochet flowers to make it even more decorative.

Level: beginner  Author: MyCrochetPattern

Crochet Blanket for Babies

The original pattern and the photos are on My Crochet Pattern

4. Sweet Dreams Baby Blanket 

This sweet dreams baby blanket is a real favorite among crocheters. We certainly understand why! Lullaby Melodia is a crocheting queen, no doubt about it. The beautifully textured blanket looks so impressive either in a pram, buggy, or a cot.

Level: upper beginner  Author: Lullaby Melodia

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Lullaby Lodge

5. Starlight Baby Blanket

Try this star stitch pattern multi-colored baby blanket that has a beautifully crafted border. It is soft and cozy and it will look delicate in a cot or a pram. Made in K-Town by Barbara made sure this crochet pattern ticks all the boxes!

Level: upper beginner Author: Made in K-Town by Barbara

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Made in K Town

6. Moe of Change 

The circular pattern and the beautiful combination of colors create a stunning mandala blanket. It will be an astounding baby gift whatever color scheme you choose. Frank O’Randle has created something out of this world!

Level: intermediate  Author: Frank O’Randle

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

7. The Fairy Slippers Blanket 

The filet stitch technique creates an interesting pattern with an openwork design. It is so worth learning, trust us! This blanket base looks lovely when crocheted in stripes but also in solid color. Follow the lead of Mary J Stephens!

Level: beginner  Author: Mary J Stephens

Crochet Blanket

This pattern has been discontinued. You can find a similar pattern on Ravelry.

8. The Midwife Blanket

If you have seen the “Call the Midwife” series on TV, then you surely remember the classic blanket from the ’50s. This is a simple design with a lacy pattern that will be perfect for a new baby gift. Little Monkeys Crochet rocks!

Level: beginner  Author: Little Monkeys Crochet

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Little Monkey’s Crochet.

9. Hugs & Kisses Baby Blanket 

A classic by Jeanne Steinhilber! Bobbles and cross stitches create not only fantastic texture but also X`s and O`s here, thus the name “Hugs & Kisses”. It`s pretty easy to make and looks really adorable in vivid colors as well as in pastels.

Level: upper beginner Author: Jeanne Steinhilber

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on The Crochet Crowd

10. Wiggles & Giggles Baby Blanket 

This blanket has a lovely zig-zag pattern that creates a beautiful texture. It is also reversible and completely different on the other side. Nadia Fuad made this baby blanket so interesting! It is a pure pleasure to cuddle with it and to work on it.

Level: upper beginner  Author: Nadia Fuad

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarn Utopia

11. Call the Midwife Blanket 

This is such a delightful version of the classic Call the Midwife Blanket! The author of this version, melly.elly.crochet, made it look elegant, minimalist and so pretty. If you are looking for an idea for a precious gift for someone close, here it is!

Level: upper beginner  Author: The Crochet Crowd / melly.elly.crochet

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern is on The Crochet Crowd. The photos are on Instagram.

12. The Picket Fence Baby Blanket 

What a wonderful crochet pattern by our beloved Daisy Cottage Designs! If you are one of these crocheters who just need to learn one stitch after another, you are surely already familiar with this author’s site. Such a precious source of knowledge!

Level: upper beginner  Author: Daisy Cottage Designs

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Daisy Cottage Designs

Easy Crochet Baby Blanket – no longer free

What a dreamy blue little baby blanket! This simple blanket is crochet on the bias which creates a lovely drape. It will work in any color and if you feel creative you can add a decorative border to it. Try the idea of goed id handwerk/inez de goede.

Level: beginner  Author: goed id handwerk/inez de goede

Easy Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry. This pattern is no longer free.

Nana’s “Sweet As Can Bee Baby Blanket” – No longer free

Can you even believe how beautiful this hexagon pattern by Nana’s Crochet Creations looks? This honeycomb effect creates a light and lacy blanket that will be perfect for a summer baby. What colors will you go for? We wanna know!

Level: beginner  Author: Nana’s Crochet Creations

Crochet Baby Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry. This pattern is no longer free.

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  1. They are very pretty. Looks like a great deal or work went into tem. The ivory, floral blanket is to die for.

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