11 Modern Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

11 Modern Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

The basic granny square might be the easiest square to crochet 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 crochet 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 great crochet baby blanket patterns below!

Lullaby Granny Square Baby Blanket

A soft pastel crochet blanket sure to soothe and help your baby fall fast asleep.

Via Yarnspirations

Lullaby - crochet baby blanket

Magenta Tartan

To make this crochet baby blanket 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

Magenta Tartan - crochet baby blanket


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

Pixelated - crochet baby blanket


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. If you want to learn how to crochet a granny square blanket, this is a good one to start on.

Via Big A Little A

Mitered - crochet baby blanket


The tutorial itself is intended to help you learn how to 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).

Via Knitpurlhook

Simple - crochet baby blanket

Sock Monkey

Based on the adorable sock monkey – the finished blanket is just about 36 inches square.

Via Crafty Cori Strikes Again

Sock Monkey - crochet baby blanket

Around the World Quilt

Made of basic granny squares in the round this crochet blanket ends up looking more like a handmade quilt.

Via Ravelry

Around the World Quilt - crochet baby blanket

Random Rainbow

This crochet baby blanket is the same as a Rainbow Blanket but random instead of the traditional rainbow order.

Via Handmade in Marbella

Random Rainbow - crochet baby blanket

Squared Diamond

A different take on the granny square crochet – diamonds!

Via Chrystal’s Connections

Squared Diamond - crochet baby blanket

Grannies and Ripples

The combination of granny squares and ripples give this beautiful crochet baby blanket or afghan a unique look.

Via Simply Crochet & Other Crafts

Grannies and Ripples - crochet baby blanket

Granny Gives Back

This crochet hooded baby blanket pattern makes an easy crochet project to make for gifts or children’s charities. The oversized hood and playful tassels will give any kid a safe, warm place to escape to.

Via Make & Do Crew

Granny Gives Back - crochet baby blanket

What did you think of these modern granny square crochet baby blanket patterns? Are they modern enough or still too old-fashioned? Either way, their super fun to crochet.

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