20 Awesome Crochet Blanket Patterns for Beginners

20 Awesome Crochet Blanket Patterns for Beginners

Have you thought about trying your hand at crochet? Or maybe you’ve learned the basics but are looking for an easy project to sink your teeth into. Crocheting can be overwhelming at first but if you start off with easy, manageable projects, you’ll be more likely to stick with it.

Blankets are a perfect way to ease into the world of crocheting. Not only can they be enjoyable to make, they’re also functional and make great gifts. Who doesn’t love getting warm under a cozy blanket with a cup of cocoa and watching your favorite movie – especially in the winter months.

Crocheting a blanket is a fun and relaxing endeavor. Once you know how to crochet your choices of things you can make are limitless. And it doesn’t have to take days, weeks and months to work up a crochet blanket. Simply choose a pattern with a large hook and bulky yarn and you’ll have your blanket crocheted in no time flat. To help you, we’ve rounded up 20 awesome crochet blanket patterns that are perfect for beginners.

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Chunky Crochet Throw

Do you start crocheting blankets and throws, only to get bored part way through making them? If you need to see quick progress on your project, then this bulky yarn blanket works up quickly and easily.

Via LeeLee Knits

Interweave Presents Classic Crochet Blankets

Over 18 Timeless Patterns To Keep You Warm. Practical, timeless, and easy to make, crocheted blankets. Check the book out here.

Icelandic Blanket

This chunky, crocheted blanket works up fast and has a beautiful texture. Beginner friendly with pictures to help you through.

Via Mama in a Stitch


Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket

This cozy and cute blanket is super easy and works up really quickly.

Via Dabbles and Babbles


Feather and Fan Baby 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


Color Block Blanket

This easy to make blanket is a perfect accessory for any living or bedroom. Make smaller and it’s perfect for nurseries too.

Via The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood


Lush Life Blanket

Wrap up in this cozy, lush blanket crocheted in one of the softest yarns – Bernat Blanket. Easily crocheted in Silver Steel and Vintage White to fit any home decor.

Via Yarnspirations


Easy Everyday Crochet Blanket

Tired of your old store bought crochet afghan? Work up your own creation with this Easy Everyday Crochet Blanket. It’ll sit nicely on your bed when not in use and best of all is that it’s an easy crochet pattern.

Via All Free Crochet Afghan Patterns


Easy V-Stitch Baby Blanket

This easy crochet baby blanket tutorial is a simple pattern with a basic stitch and is perfect for beginner crocheters!

Via Craftaholics Anonymous


Modern Heirloom Blanket

This gorgeous blanket is super easy and uses the granite stitch – also known as the moss stitch or linen stitch – which gives it a woven look.

Via Mama in a Stitch


Simple Granny Stripe Afghan

This simple granny stripe afghan is the perfect crochet pattern for a beginner! It’s warm and thick for chilly fall nights!

Via Kristine In Between


Thick and Chunky Blanket

Pull out that crochet hook you’ve got stashed away because this is the easiest, coziest, most rewarding blanket…ever. The perfect blanket to cozy up with during the winter months!

Via Always Rooney


Vintage Chic Baby Blanket

The perfect spring crochet pattern, this Vintage Chic Baby Blanket has unique detail. With ruffled edging and light colors, this DIY baby blanket has a vintage crochet pattern feel.

Via LeeLee Knits


Chevron Baby Blanket

This blanket is pretty simple and really repetitive, so even if you are a total novice, you could make this. All you need is a crochet hook and the wool colours that you want to use.

Via Yellow and Dandy


Snow Berries Throw

The Snow Berries Throw is wintry, lofty, and so super comfy! Crocheted in a modern stripey square, the color possibilities are endless.

Via Fiber Flux


Hibernate Blanket

The ultimate in cozy, this hibernation helper is easily crocheted in Bernat Blanket. Stitched in neutral grays and cream to fit any home decor.

Via Yarnspiration


The Family Room Throw

The Family Room Throw is a super comfy throw that is lofty, lacy and crocheted in soothing tones for the home.  Work one up to drape across a sofa, favorite, chair or a perfect housewarming gift too!

Via Fiber Flux


Easy Crochet Shell Stitch Blanket

This easy crochet shell stitch pattern looks more complicated but fairly easy to learn and turns out so beautiful in your home!

Via Everything Etsy


Chunky Ribbed Crochet Blanket

A lovely chunky ribbed crochet blanket. It’s a simple half double crochet stitch, done through the back loop to get the ribbed effect.

Via Modern Grace Designs


Corner to Corner Quick and Easy Baby Blanket

If you have never tried corner to corner crochet before, you have got to try this pattern.

Via Amanda Saladin


The Hubbie Nubbie Blanket

This pattern makes a nice sized afghan perfect for snuggling in front of the TV or outdoors by the fireside.

Via Simple Sweet Yarns

Once you’ve mastered some of these projects, you can move onto something more challenging! And, if you’re looking for something similar to do, why not give knitting a try. Check out our very popular knitting post here.


To help you ease into the world of crocheting, we've rounded up 20 awesome crochet blanket patterns that are perfect for beginner crocheters.

1 Response
  • Ruth
    October 2, 2018

    Very good selection.

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