Free Baby Blanket Crochet Patterns

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A list of 13 Adorable Crochet Patterns for Baby Blankets and Afghans (all Free!)

Baby Blankets are so much fun to crochet, aren’t they? Not only do they work up fairly quickly (much quicker than an adult sized afghan) but you get to use cute colors and patterns for babies! And what is better than free baby blanket crochet patterns?

Plus, what is sweeter than crocheting a baby blanket for a baby shower gift. Any new Mom or Dad would be thrilled to receive such a thoughtful, handmade gift.

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Blankets and afghans

And, while you are busy crocheting baby blankets, you may also need some free patterns for baby booties or baby hats, headbands and sweaters.

Little Princess Baby Blanket

by Moogly

I’m in love with the royal, purple waves on this adorable Baby Blanket! Perfect for your little princess. It is made with Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn.

Little Princess Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Oceanic Crochet Baby Blanket

by Cre8tion Crochet

This pretty baby blanket was crocheted with 4 different ocean inspired Red Heart Yarn colors but you can easily change those to customize it. The stitch also makes a lovely shell texture.

Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

The Rainbow Sherbet Blanket Pattern

by Fiber Flux

Don’t you just love the fun colors or this baby blanket? Rainbow Sherbet is the perfect name for this crochet pattern. There is even a video to help you with the stitches.

Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Gender Neutral Crochet Baby Blanket

by Make And Do Crew

This blanket pattern uses a traditional ‘ripple’ afghan pattern stitch. The colors are unisex so this baby blanket would be a great gift for any baby.

Gender Neutral Baby Crochet Pattern

Basketweave Blocks Baby Blanket

by Moogly

This crochet pattern is a fun, modern take on the traditional baby blankets. The blocks are worked with the basketweave stitch and does not require seaming.

Free Crochet Pattern Basketweave Blocks Blanket

Orazio Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

by Cre8tion Crochet

This lovely, lacy baby blanket pattern comes in a variety of sizes from stroller and receiving blanket all the way to twin, queen and king size.

Baby Blanket Pattern Orazio

Sorbetto Baby Blanket and Play Mat

by Fiber Flux

This fun crochet pattern is designed to grow with your baby from blanket to play mat. It uses Lion Brand Hometown USA Yarn. You can also find a video with instructions below.

Sorbetto Baby Blanket and Play Mat Free Crochet Pattern

Tributary Baby Blanket Pattern

by Make And Do Crew

Doesn’t this blanket look super cozy? It is a great pattern for a beginner crocheter and uses Baby Soft Boucle Yarn.

Tributary Baby Crochet Blanket or Afghan Free Pattern

Beautiful Baby Boy Crochet Blanket

by Oombawka Design Crochet

Here is a great pattern that works up quickly. It uses Baby Cakes Yarn which comes in many colors so you have lots of different options.

Beautiful Baby Boy Blanket Pattern

Essential Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

by Pattern Paradise

I love the texture of this adorable baby blanket. This pattern would work great in either stripes or one solid color. Plus, you can crochet this in no time with this soft, bulky yarn.

Essential Baby Blanket

The Loft Pom Baby Blanket

by Mama In A Stitch

This beautiful blanket pattern was actually created for the Lion Brand Yarn Heros Charity event for Project Linus. It is thick and cozy, made with the crochet waffle stitch.

Loft Pom Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Blue Hawaiian Baby Blanket Pattern

by Pattern Paradise

The Blue Hawaiian free baby blanket crochet patterns features bold stripes of Red Heart Super Saver yarn. You can customize the colors to suit your taste.

Free Crochet Pattern Hawaiian Baby Blanket

Dragonfly Chevron Baby Blanket Pattern

by Pattern Paradise

This gorgeous chevron crochet pattern was made with DK yarn but you can easily substitute a light worsted weight as well.

Free Crochet Pattern for a Baby Blanket by Pattern Paradise

I hope these fun baby patterns give you some inspiration to crochet a baby blanket for you or a gift. If you have a favorite free pattern you would like to share, please let me know in the comments below.

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What size should a crochet baby blanket be?

After doing a bit of research, I have found that a typical baby blanket is about 25″ x 31″. However, I also see many square patterns which start at around 30″.

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