One of the most popular knit and crochet patterns is the coveted baby blanket. They are a simple and easy project to make up and they make the perfect gift for any new baby in your life.
Each and every crochet and knit baby afghan is unique because of the combination of gorgeous stitches in the pattern and, of course, the color palette you choose.
Whether you follow the new parent’s color scheme or stay with a neutral look, you are guaranteed to create a gift they will cherish forever.
Here are some of our favorite knit and crochet baby blanket patterns. Good luck choosing just one to start on today!
CROCHET BABY BLANKET PATTERNS
What’s not to love about adorable baby stuff? There are so many precious crochet patterns out there for little ones, including the crochet Sheep Sleep Sack. It is comfy, cozy, and would be the perfect gift for someone welcoming a new bundle of joy into their lives.
The Colorful Polka Dots crochet baby blanket by Daisy Farm Crafts would make the perfect addition to a kid’s room or nursery! It is playful and fun and a modern take on a traditional baby afghan. Using basic crochet stitches and the cute bobble stitch technique, you can easily customize this blanket to your preferred color palette.
There is no cuter keepsake gift than a baby’s first teddy bear. Except, maybe, this adorable Bear Crochet Baby Blanket! Put together with crocheted squares and a beautifully intricate border, this afghan comes together quickly and easily. If you just can’t get enough of this pattern, try out the matching crochet patterns for a onesie, booties, rattle, and pixie bonnet.
KNIT BABY BLANKET PATTERNS
If you’re a new knitter looking for a beautiful baby blanket pattern to create, this Cotton Baby Blanket by Handy Little Me may just be the one for you. The only stitches required are the garter stitch, an increase, and knit two stitches together. With that being said- there’s no reason you can’t whip this knit project up real quick!
While we adore cutesy, baby-themed knit patterns just as much as the next person, we also love simple, classic knit projects like this Knit Baby Blanket from Nourish and Nestle. With three simple knit stitches, you will have a lacey, delicate masterpiece to gift to the newest baby in your life. What’s even better, this knit baby afghan grows up well along with the precious little one, making it a gift that is cherished for years to come.
Every new baby deserves to be surrounded by love. The Zoe Knit Baby Blanketby Lille Larsen has all the feels of an adored little one. The simple, easy knit pattern is great for both advanced and beginner knitters.
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