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20 Awesome Crochet Blanket Patterns for Beginners

Have you thought about trying your hand at crochet? Or maybe you've learned the basics of crochet (or need to still learn- I can help you with that here in my Crochet Fundamentals course) 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, but 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 partway 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

Icelandic Blanket

This chunky, crocheted blanket works up fast and has a beautiful texture created by using the lemon peel stitch. 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. It's a great crochet pattern for beginner-level crocheters.

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 crochet 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, plush 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 Weekend Chevron Crochet Blanket Pattern

Even if you’re just learning how to crochet a blanket, you can handle this pattern with easy crochet stitches. Combine that with thick and bulky yarn, you’ll be able to start and finish this ripple afghan pattern in the same weekend.

Via Double Crochet

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 crochet 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 beginners! 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 easy crochet 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. Corner to corner crochet patterns are easy to learn and you'll get the hang of it in a matter of moments.

Via Amanda Saladin

The Hubbie Nubbie Blanket

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

Via Simple Sweet Yarns

With all these fabulous crochet blanket patterns you'll have projects to keep you busy all winter long and have blankets to keep you cozy and warm all year round.

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If you'd like some more inspiration for crochet blanket patterns, take a peek at some of my other blog pages here: 24 Unique Temperature Blanket Crochet Patterns

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

2 Responses
  • Robin
    August 23, 2022

    Awsome can’t wait to get started . Thank you so much

  • Alita Lee
    April 9, 2023

    Love your patterns!

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