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Quick Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns

by | Sep 6, 2016 | Baby, Baby Blankets, Blankets

Knitting Patterns for Baby Blankets in Bulky, Chunky, and Super Bulky Yarn for Quick Knits. Most patterns are free

Knitting Patterns for Baby Blankets in Bulky, Chunky, and Super Bulky Yarn for Quick Knits. Most patterns are free

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Pinwheel Baby Blanket

Pinwheel Baby Blanket

This easy colorful and reversible blanket is made of squares knit diagonally in garter stitch in two colors and then seamed to form pinwheel shapes. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team for bulky yarn. Finished size 32 inches square.

Free Knitting Pattern for Sunshine Chevron Baby Blanket

Sunshine Chevron Baby Blanket

Chevron pattern worked in just knit and purl stitches. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Mari Chiba for Knit Picks. Pictured project by WandaAlice

Free Knitting Pattern Cables and Lace Baby Blanket

Cables and Lace Baby Blanket

Darlene Dale’s baby blanket in chunky yarn measures 40”/101.5cm x 42”/106.5cm

Free Knitting Pattern for Patchwork Baby Blanket

Patchwork Blankie

Trudy Evans’ Little Johnny’s Patchwork Blankie is a sampler that is knit in one flat piece with no seaming. Pictured project by chatonne

Free Knitting Pattern for Bricklayer Lace Baby Blanket

Bricklayer’s Lace Baby Blanket

Gretchen Tracy’s pattern takes about 400 yards of super bulky yarn. Pictured project by HeidiNeumann

Free Knitting Pattern for Radiating Star Blanket

Radiating Star Baby Blanket

Alexis Layton’s blanket is 42 inches in diameter and rated as fairly easy. Pictured project by stuckinillinois

Free Knitting Pattern for Love Is a Blanket

Love Is a Blanket

Marji LaFreniere’s baby blanket features cables, textured stitches with a column of hearts in the center knit in bulky yarn

Free Easy Knitting Pattern for Guernsey Style Baby Blanket

Guernsey Style Baby Blanket

Kate McDaid was inspired by the textures of classic Guernsey, or Gansey, patterns to create this easy blanket that knits up quickly in bulky weight yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Cuddly Baby Blanket

Cuddly Baby Blanket

Sarah Keller’s easy pattern uses the waffle stitch to give the blanket texture and extra squishiness in bulky yarn. Pictured project by pdizzell

Free Knitting Pattern for Nickerchen Baby Blanket

Nickerchen Baby Blanket

Named after “nap” in German, Mirella Lilli’s easy baby blanket features a lace pattern knit in bulky yarn.  Pictured project by bellrbi is in super bulky yarn

Free Knitting Pattern for Sweet Cables Baby Blanket

Sweet Cables Baby Blanket

Donna Herron’s easy blanket features seven alternating cables and with just a hint of lace knit in bulky yarn. Pictured project by shelleyjjoyce

Free Knitting Pattern Diamonds Baby Blanket

Diamonds Baby Blanket

Kim Brody Salazar’s easy baby blanket features a simple knit/purl texture baby blanket in bulky yarn. The texture looks great on both sides. Pictured project by tea4two

Free Knitting Pattern for Baby Blanket Nomad

Baby Blanket Nomad

Camille Coizy Delahaie’s easy baby blanket for bulky yarn is available in English and French in links on her blog page.

Free Knitting Pattern for Lattice Cables Baby Blanket

Summer Fence Cables Baby Blanket

This bulky yarn pattern originally from Bernat Design Studio is approx 36 x 38 ins. Pictured project by earlylibs

Heirloom Bunny Blanet

Heirloom Bunny Baby Blanket

Stacylynn Cottle designed this adorable blanket with cable and bobble bunnies to grow with the child from crib to toddler bed and possibly beyond.

Free Knitting Pattern for Playtime Baby Blanket

Playful Baby Blanket

Marilyn Coleman’s easy eyelet baby blanket is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Pictured project by prutzman

Free Knitting Pattern for Enchanting Baby Blanket

Enchanted Baby Blanket

Dark Horse Design’s blanket features a feather and fan lace pattern in bulky yarn. Pictured project by KatieKnitsInYpsi

Free Knitting Pattern for Once Upon a Time - Emma's Blanket

Once Upon a Time – Emma’s Blanket

This is the actual pattern used by the designer Caitlin ffrench, who was the official knitter of Emma’s blanket featured in the TV series Once Upon a Time. The original border is a feather and fan lace but some knitters, like the pictured project by jackscrapsuk, have substituted a crochet edge. A quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Oak Leaf Baby Blanket

Oak Leaf Baby Blanket

Knit in garter stitch with super bulky yarn, this leaf shaped blanket takes one day to knit according to the designer Alyona Safonova. Great last minute gift.

Cecelia Blanket Knit Pattern

Cecelia Baby Blanket

The circular shape gives a unique shape to this 5-star reviewed baby blanket. It’s also knit with chunky-weight yarn and larger needles for a faster project. Get the pattern at Annie’s for $6.99

And use code EA15NOW for 15% Off at Annie’s

Knitting Pattern for Heart Lace Baby Blanket

Heart Lace Baby Blanket

The Helen Joyce blanket by Taiga Hilliard is fast and simple to knit and comes in two sizes.

Knitting pattern for Sleepy Owl Blanket and more cable afghan knitting patterns

Sleepy Owl Baby Blanket

Designed for Amanda Hatcher, cables form owl motifs in this baby blanket. Size 28” X 28” in super chunky

Knitting Pattern for Honeycomb Cable Baby Blanket

Honeycomb Cable Baby Blanket

Finished baby blanket is 35 inches wide by 37 inches long.

Knitting Pattern for Diamond Texture Reversible Baby Blanket

Textured Baby Blocks Reversible Baby Blanket

This textured baby blanket is completely reversible, easily adapted to different sizes, and a quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Reverse Blocks Baby Blanket

Reversible 3D Block Baby Blanket

The texture on this blanket gives a 3D effect and the blanket is reversible. Quick knit in bulky yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Quick Basket Weave Baby Blanket

Basket Weave Baby Blanket

This easy blanket of knit and purl stitches makes a quick fluffy blanket in bulky yarn.

60 Quick Baby Blankets

60 Quick Baby Blankets

This pattern book features adorable blankets, throws, afghans, and cuddlies in a variety of sizes and styles

Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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