11 Modern Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns
The basic granny square might be the easiest square to make that has just enough pizzaz to get it out of the ‘too basic’ category. It’s also a favorite when making crochet baby blankets – which is something that a crocheter can’t not make at least once their lifetime!
The granny square can be somewhat old-fashioned when you follow the usual patterns. So here we’ve gathered crochet baby blanket patterns that makes use of grannies in a modern way. Check out our 11 choices below!
Lullaby Granny Square Baby Blanket
A soft pastel blanket sure to soothe and help your baby fall fast asleep.
To make it look like tartan the trick is to use two main colors that produce another shade where the lines meet. For this blanket, magenta and teal were chosen with purple cross over squares on a neutral grey background.
Via Mrs. Flowerpot’s
Over 400 squares in your most favorite colors, blended in this mesmerizing piece – 35-40 shades or more! These are crochet Plain-Jane granny squares with a slight variation of the join-as-you-go method of joining.
Via Babylove Brand
Basically, the crochet baby blanket consists of: Row 1: granny stitch around, Rows 2 & 3: single crochet, Row 4: granny stitch, Rows 5 – 9: single crochet, Row 10: picot stitch
Via Big A Little A
The tutorial itself is intended to help you make a granny square blanket of any size. The blanket is made up of 12 squares consisting of 15 rounds each (this includes the last sorbet color round too).
Based on the adorable sock monkey – the finished blanket is just about 36 inches square.
Around the World Quilt
Made of basic granny squares in the round into this quilt-like blanket!
This crochet baby blanket is the same as a Rainbow Blanket but random instead of the traditional rainbow order.
A different take on the granny square – diamonds!
Grannies and Ripples
The combination of granny squares and ripples give this beautiful crochet baby blanket or afghan.
Granny Gives Back
This crochet hooded baby blanket pattern makes an easy and inexpensive project to crochet for children’s charities. The oversized hood and playful tassels will give any kid a safe, warm place to escape to.
Via Make & Do Crew
What did you think of these modern granny square crochet baby blanket patterns? Are they modern enough or still too old-fashioned? Share with us your own creations and variations of the granny square, we’d love to see them in the comments!
For more crochet baby blanket ideas – you’ll love these books! Crocheted Blankets for Baby (Leisure Arts #3527), Our Best Baby Afghans (Leisure Arts #2853), Cabled Baby Blankets |Crochet | Leisure Arts (75579)