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15 Unique Baby Blankets to Crochet for Your Special Little One

By: Chelsea Scarnegie, editor for
Updated August 14, 2020

If you need a gift for a baby that will be truly loved and treasured, there's no better place to start than crochet baby blanket patterns. These free crochet baby blanket patterns range from stylish afghans to cuddly blankets to eye-catching quilts. If the little one in your life could use an extra something to say "I love you," then make him or her a special blanket that will always be treasured. Even mom will agree that there is nothing better than a handmade gift.

As the little one grows up and learns about your special gift, he or she will feel especially loved knowing someone took the time to make a beautiful, comforting blanket with these crochet blanket patterns. Even if you've missed the baby shower, it is never too late to create and give a blanket. They make great gifts for first birthdays or christenings (or "just because!"). Even Linus knows the importance of keeping a blanket close at hand. There is nothing more comforting than the soft warmth of a handmade blankie, and this could be just what your baby needs to sleep soundly through the night.

These crochet baby blanket patterns are great for beginners, so even if you've never attempted a blanket before, it feels wonderful to learn a new skill. Start a new family tradition by making special baby blankets for all the young ones in the nest.

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15 Unique Baby Blankets to Crochet for Your Special Little One

Unique Baby Blanket Patterns for Your Special Little One


The Most Stylish Afghans to Crochet

Modern Lovey Baby Afghan

It looks like someone has an eye for flair. Choose from any of these stylish baby afghans and make sure your little one snuggles in style. These look great in modern nurserys and really heighten a baby's senses with their bright, eye-popping colors. Nothing makes a baby smile quite like a few bright colors. These free crochet baby blanket patterns will keep their little eyes occupied for a long time.

  1. Shells and Stripes Baby Afghan
  2. Little Prince Afghan
  3. Modern Lovey Baby Afghan
  4. 5 Side Baby Afghan

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The Snuggliest Blankies

Coziest Crocheted Baby Blanket Ever

These are a few crochet baby blanket patterns that are simply soft to the touch. Babies can't get enough of these cozy handmade blankets, and they benefit your baby's sensory skills by providing something soft for them to feel. Lay your little one down with a warm bottle of milk and one of these blankets and he or she will be sleeping like a... baby.

  1. Cuddleworthy Crochet Baby Blanket
  2. Natural Baby Blanket
  3. The Coziest Crocheted Baby Blanket Ever
  4. Bumpy Baby Blanket
  5. Lacy Stitch Blanket
  6. Knit Ripple Blanket
  7. Ruffled Baby Blanket


The Cheeriest Blanket Patterns

Crochet Yellow Baby Blanket

Your baby's face will light up once these cheery crochet baby blanket patterns are unveiled. Choose from the modeled colors or make one in your little one's very favorite color. There are so many ways to bring a smile to your baby's face, and homemade love is one of the best of them all. To add some cheer to the nursery, try your hand at some of these cute blankets.

  1. Baby Blue Blanket
  2. Beautiful Crochet Baby Blanket
  3. ABCs Baby Quilt
  4. Crochet Yellow Baby Blanket
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