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10+ Easy Blankets Every Beginner Will Make [Free Crochet Patterns]

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Sometimes simplest projects prove to have a bigger impact than complex designs. While working on designs such as blankets you may want to find a pattern that works up quickly. Splendid Easy Blankets will certainly come as an inspiration not only for beginners but also for experienced crocheters. Classic granny squares are amongst the simpler patterns while ripples and waffle stitch aren`t far off. The combination of textures and colors should provide a visual interest but also create a balanced look. Whether you`ll go for a baby blanket or a throw these eye-catching designs will be great to keep or to give to your loved ones as a precious gift. Check out these patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Must-have Baby Blankets and Sweet Pineapple Ideas.

1. Bespoke Bliss Blanket free crochet pattern

If you’re looking for an easy and adaptable design, try out this crochet pattern. The block stitch is an instant classic and can be used with any yarn weight. That’s great news because you can adapt it to your needs – by deciding what type of yarn and colors you’ll use.



Level: upper beginner Author: Crochet 365 Knit Too

a colorful crocheted blanket.

photos by Crochet 365 Knit Too / ravelry.com

Find this pattern on crochet365knittoo.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

2. Reverb Waves Blanket free crochet pattern

Not only are Jess’ projects the epitome of modern classics, but they can be interpreted in many ways. This crochet blanket features an easy-to-learn technique that uses various heights of stitches to create a wavy pattern. Practice the crochet basics while working with your favorite colors – you choose the color palette!

Level: upper beginner Author: Jess Coppom

a crocheted blanket hanging on a chair.

photos by Jess Coppom / ravelry.com

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

3. Lunar Wanderlust Afghan free crochet pattern

If you look closely at the photos of this afghan, you’ll notice small colorful triangles. What makes this blanket so eye-catching is definitely the technique. If you want to create a temperature blanket or use up scraps of yarn, Crochet Me Lovely’s pattern will be perfect for that.

Level: upper beginner Author: Crochet Me Lovely

a colorful crocheted afghan.

photos by Crochet Me Lovely / ravelry.com

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

4. Maximalist Throw Free crochet pattern

Learn the stunning weaving stitch by making this soft and thick throw from Premier Yarns. The pattern comes with step-by-step instructions on how to crochet this colorful design. It’s a combination of three yarns, one of which is multicolored – and thanks to elongated double crochet stitches, the whole piece looks like it’s woven.

Level: upper beginner Author: Premier Yarns Design Team

A person is holding a crocheted blanket in front of a chair.

photos by Premier Yarns Design Team / ravelry.com

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

5. Beachcomber Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

This simple granny square blanket uses natural fibers that create a soft and snuggly texture. A combination of blue and neutral colors will certainly bring to mind relaxing walks on the seaside.

Level: upper beginner Author: Carlé Dehning

Beachcomber Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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

6. Lazy Sunday Lap Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

The mixture of strong blue and contrasting lime is definitely exciting and works with the ripple pattern well. It will look equally good in a baby cot as well as on a couch.

Level: upper beginner Author: Carly Waterman

Lazy Sunday Lap Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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

7. Vintage Style Crochet Blanket Free Pattern

This elegant blanket echoes past eras so if you love vintage it will definitely be ideal for you. Popcorn stitches create geometric patterns and also add extra texture.

Level: upper beginner/intermediate Author: Dada`s place

Vintage Style Crochet Blanket Free Pattern

Find this pattern on dadasplace.com

Arielle’s Square Baby Blanket – Paid Crochet Pattern

This easy blanket uses a combination of granny squares and lacy designs. It`s light and fresh making it perfect as a baby blanket or an elegant throw. This is a paid pattern with detailed instructions and photos.

Level: upper beginner Author: Deborah O’Leary

Arielle's Square Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Find this pattern on etsy.com

8. Textures Stripes Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

You will find everything in this simple and easy pattern. Wide stripes and a checkerboard of textural stitches are what make this blanket pretty unique. And you can play with colors here as well as with the textures.

Level: beginner Author: Yarnspirations Design Studio

Textures Stripes Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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

9. Waffle and Fringe Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

In addition to a classic waffle stitch use bulky velvet yarn to create a luxurious feel. Finishing off with a fringe gives it a hint of boho style.

Level: beginner Author: Yarnspirations Design Studio

Waffle and Fringe Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

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

Buttons & Braids Blanket – paid Crochet Pattern

The perfect rainbow blanket is simple and so much fun to make. Braids give it an extra dimension and buttons are so decorative touch. This paid pattern is full of guidance to help you finish the project.

Level: beginner Author: TheHatandI

Buttons & Braids Blanket Crochet Pattern

Find this pattern on etsy.com

10. All Squared Up Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Simple squares work as well in single as in multi-color. The Lacy design makes it light and ideal for summer. Moreover, chunky yarn ensures that you finish this blanket in no time.

Level: beginner Author: TheCrochetBlog

All Squared Up Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Find this pattern on thecrochetblog.net

11. Turtle Beach Free Crochet Pattern

This ripple blanket in a stripy colorwork certainly resembles the beach scene. With a family of turtles, it will make a lovely playmat as well as a cuddly blanket.

Level: upper beginner Author: June Gilbank

Ripple Blanket Turtle Beach Free Crochet Pattern

Find this pattern on planetjune.com, or read more on ravelry.com. This particular version can be found on ravelry.com.

12. Crochet Fireside Throw Free Pattern

Lacy but warm throw will work fast in chunky yarn. Great for camping trips or chilly nights in the garden. You can easily adjust it for a baby blanket too.

Level: beginner Author: Erica Fedor

Crochet Fireside Throw Free Pattern

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

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