While it’s fun to make pretty things for girls and there are lots of those to go around. We can’t forget that there are little boys who also would love something made with love! And the easiest to make are crochet blankets.
There are tons of free crochet blanket patterns out there but here, we’ve found the easiest and best crochet patterns for boys! You can also create some fun texture in any of these blankets using different crochet stitches. I teach you 45 crochet stitches in my Crochet Library collection. Check them all out here and find your new favorite stitches to use!
Speaking of blanket patterns, come and crochet along with me and my instructors! I have gathered a collection of 23 Blanket Video Class and Patterns into one big bundle so you can enjoy some time doing something you love and making these different and fun blanket patterns at the same time! You don't want to miss the opportunity to snag this fun collection. Check out all the blankets here.
Double Diamond Baby Blanket
It's hard to find free baby afghan patterns that are designed for beginner crocheters. But lucky for all of you newbies, this Double Diamond Baby Blanket is perfect. Impress your friends with your crochet skills with this easy crochet afghan. It's a classic pattern that will surely be cherished for years to come.
Via All Free Crochet
Tapestry Football Crochet Blanket
This blanket is shown in a chart for the football blanket… it is sized for a baby afghan, about 36 by 48 inches, but the chart can be easily modified to make it bigger. The entire blanket is in double crochet, and the white laces in the center were made with the tapestry stitch.
Hooded Dinosaur Blanket Crochet Pattern
For boys who are big dinosaur fans, this is the perfect blanket to make. Use chunky yarn to make this crochet blanket plush and warm – a great go-to blanket for colder months.
C2C Crochet Race Car Blanket
This blanket measures 60″ x 72″ so it’s pretty BIG! It uses the C2C crochet method which is great for using a pixel graph and works up quickly, especially with the large yarn.
Via Amanda Saladin
Mario Star Blanket
For that boy who loves Mario or the Super Mario Brothers in general this crochet pattern is just what you're looking for!
Superman Blanket Crochet Pattern
Just follow the handy graph to get this superheroic corner to corner crochet blanket.
Via Crafty Guild
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Blanket
For those TMNT fanboys, this is truly a fitting blanket and not too difficult to make. The clever use of stripes to look like the eye masks makes it an easy project.
Building Blocks Throw
Kids who love to build things will appreciate this throw designed with them in mind! Crochet this blanket in primary shades as shown, or change up the colors to coordinate with the room’s décor
Via Red Heart
C2C Solar System Blanket
Consisting of c2c crochet squares, this creates a lovely interplanetary blanket. A future astronaut or astrophysicist would be proud to have!
Via Whistle & Ivy
This easy crochet blanket is a perfect gift for that little boy who’s into that wall-climbing superhero.
Do you know a boy or little boys who would just love any one of these fun-free crochet blankets? If not, don't forget you can also donate crochet blankets to charitable organizations as well.
A lot of people really enjoy crocheting blankets because they are relatively easy and people can get into their zen groove as they work them up. Also, people like the simplicity of simple shapes like squares or rectangles. If that speaks to you, then you may really enjoy this great Crochet Anything With Rectangles class.
I hope you've found something on this list that you look forward to crocheting for a special little guy. I have a few more blanket posts on my blog if you're looking for more blanket options: