18 Adorable Crochet Baby Blankets to Brighten Baby’s Nursery
If you enjoy crocheting, making a baby blanket is one of the greatest projects to start. They’re so easy to get into, work up quickly and make an adorable and welcome gift to give to any new parent. You can even customize the blanket to go with the baby’s room colors. It’s a very special gift that will likely turn into a cherished keepsake for years to come.
Another wonderful idea is to make and donate your baby blankets to charity. Many hospitals and charities collect blankets for babies and children dealing with serious illness or trauma.
There are tons of fantastic free crochet baby blanket patterns out there but we thought it would be helpful if we did all the hard work for you. We’ve found these 18 adorable crochet baby blankets to brighten up baby’s nursery.
Blue Sky Crochet Baby Blanket
This adorable project involves a range of techniques. The background is created using half treble crochet throughout and can be made to any size. Worked individually, the clouds are appliquéd in place.
Via Sew and So Ideas
The Polka Dot Puff Baby Blanket
Do you love polka dots? They’re funky and cute and put a smile on anyone’s face. With that in mind, there’s a bouncing bundle of joy just waiting to be wrapped in this gorgeous blanket.
Corner to Corner Heart Blanket
Corner to corner blankets are all the rage these days and what better design than a lovely little heart for your sweet baby.
Baby Bean Baby Blanket Pattern
This baby blanket uses a variation of the bean stitch called the mini-bean or baby bean stitch to produce all that yummy texture you see there! And guess what? There’s a video tutorial to get you started with this project if you need it!
Via Left in Knots
Crochet Basket Weave Baby Blanket
The basket weave stitch forms this fantastic patterns, perfect to drape over your sleeping little one.
Via B Hooked
Get Some ZZZ’s Crochet Baby Blanket
Here’s a fun little zzz graphic blanket that baby will love to use for nap times or walks in the stroller.
Via 1 Dog Woof
Puppy Love Crochet Baby Blanket
This Puppy Love Baby Blanket is sweet and actually quite small, perfect for your next trip in the car.
Via Whistle & Ivy
Single Crochet Chevron Baby Blanket
Here’s a bold, gorgeous blanket that will never go out of style – and check out that edging, super cute!
Rickrack Rainbow Baby Blanket
This classic baby blanket can be crocheted in any colors and always look perfect!
Via Red Heart
Super Easy Half Double Crochet Baby Blanket
This easy pattern is made up entirely of half double crochet stitches and the simplicity of only using one stitch makes it a great beginner pattern! So if you are just learning how to crochet, then this crochet baby blanket is for you!
The Loft Pom Baby Blanket
A super soft, textured & lofty crocheted blanket lined with playful pom poms. The super bulky yarn and simple “wattle stitch” pattern makes this an easy and fairly quick crochet blanket pattern.
Via Mama In A Stitch
Bold & Bright Chevron Baby Blanket
The beauty of this chevron blanket pattern is that you can use whatever colors you want and have so much fun with it! You can choose to repeat colors, have various shades of the same color (for an ombré effect, e.g. shades of blue) or the colors of the baby’s nursery.
Via All About Ami
Vintage Chic Crochet Baby Blanket
If you are looking for a chic, yet classic baby blanket pattern you will love this one. It has a bit of a vintage look to it with the ruffled edging.
Via Lee Lee Knits
Baby Star Crochet Blanket
This Baby Star Blanket is the perfect size to throw over the top of a baby car seat or pushchair but could be made slightly bigger for a cot or crib.
Via Love Crochet
Rainbow Chevron Blanket
Chevron crochet patterns are easy to memorize and can be customized in any colors imaginable. Matching a baby’s room or throwing together a funky pattern makes a perfect gift for an expecting friend or relative.
Feather and Fan Baby Crochet Blanket
This Feather and Fan Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern makes a beautiful lacy blanket that will be treasured for years to come. The pattern includes both a written pattern and a video tutorial to walk you through each step!
Via Persia Lou
Bobbles and Stripes Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern
If you enjoy mindlessly crocheting this crochet baby blanket may appeal to you. You can just let your hands do the work and zone out and think about whatever it is that is on your mind.
Via Lee Lee Knits
Striped Crochet Baby Blanket
In need of a quick baby gift? Make this striped crochet baby blanket today with this easy crochet tutorial and you’ll have a baby shower present in no time at all!
Elephant Crochet Baby Blanket
Here’s a blanket that doubles as a huggable pillow! Elephant’s head and tail are added to the edges so that they are visible after you roll it up. Button and loop closures keep it securely rolled.
Via Red Heart
Hopefully, you’ve chosen one of these adorable crochet baby blanket patterns for your next project. If you’re looking for more great ideas, take a peek at this fantastic book: The Big Book of Baby Afghans