Knitting patterns for baby blankets that easy enough for beginner knitters and relaxing for experienced knitters.
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Bright & Cuddly Baby Blanket
Easy basketweave baby blanket worked in just knit and purl stitches, alternating 8 row repeat basketweave with garter stitch ridges. Suitable for beginners according to Joann. Blanket measures 36" [91 cm] x 36" [91 cm]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Red Heart.
2 ways to get the pattern
- Get the free WEB VERSION knitting pattern at Joann
- Get the free PDF VERSION knitting pattern and yarn at Yarnspirations
Little Ridges Baby Blanket
Easy baby blanket knit in an 8 row repeat of ridges of garter stitch and stockinette that looks great in variegated yarn. It's great for the beginner knitter according to the designer. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Aran weight yarn.
Hillside Baby Blanket
Baby blanket knits up quickly with easy knit and purl texture reminiscent of rolling hills in an 18 row repeat. Quick knit bulky weight yarn. It's great for the beginner knitter according to the designer Diana Poirier. May only be free for a limited time.
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Cuddle Bug Blanket
Easy garter stitch blanket is knit diagonally. Knit with multi-color yarn for a diagonally striped effect. Designed by Nancy J. Thomas
Rainbow Hooded Afghan
Baby blanket with cozy hood knit diagonally in garter stitch by increasing and then decreasing at beginning of rows that also creates an eyelet border. Hood is also knit in garter stitch and seamed to blanket. Rated easy by the designer and suitable for beginners. Designed by Lion Brand. About 25 x 25 in. (63.5 x 63.5 cm).
Garter Stitch Ruffles Baby Blanket
This easy reversible blanket is knit completely in garter stitch with two strands of yarn held together. It gets its ruffled look by switching to large needles for a puffier section and then make to smaller needles for a tighter gauge. Consider two yarns or different texture or color to add interest. Designed by Diane Starke. Pictured projectby KathInOC
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Brighten Baby Blanket
Easy blanket designed to be a simple, natural and timeless blanket. Included are instructions for both a baby blanket size and the throw size. It is ideal for beginners to make because it is made up of basic knit and purl stitches, yet the different sections keep it interesting. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Deborah O'Leary.
Reversible Baby Blanket
Easy blanket knit with a triangle stitch created with knit and purl stitches. 3 Sizes 22in*28in (55cm*70cm); 28in * 36in (70cm * 90cm); 35in * 43in (90cm * 110cm). DK weight yarn. Designed by belovedLT who says the patterns are suitable for beginners.
Pretty Squares and Diagonal Bubbles Baby Blankets
Easy blankets that only use knit and purl stitches. The squares blanke looks like a 6 row repeat and the bubbles blanket looks like an 8 row repeat. Size; 33 x 36 inches (86cm x 92cm). Designed by Vivienne Jackson who says the patterns are suitable for beginners.