Knitting patterns for baby blankets and throws that are knit on the bias. Updated 2/3/23
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Loch Lomond Blanket
Diagonally striped throw blanket knit with a slipped stitch pattern for an interesting texture. Great for stashbusting. Size: Finished measurements : 115 x 115 cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Fibres Collection. May only be free a limited time.
Baby Cozy Cover
Easy reversible baby blanket knit on the bias so the top corner can be used for baby's head and other three corners wrapped around baby. Top corner knit in garter stitch and the rest knit in 4 row double seed stitch. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Rille Rundt. May only be free a limited time.
Treasured Heirloom Baby Blanket
The diagonal layout makes this pattern unique, but not difficult to stitch. Designed by Lion Brand, this blanket is worked in one piece from corner to corner, alternating Garter and Diagonal Eyelet Lace Panels. About 27 x 27 in. (68.5 x 68.5 cm)
Cuddly Baby Blanket
Easy blanket knit diagonally alternating sections of stockinette and garter stitch with a garter stitch border. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. I think it woud be good for a beginner who can handle basic increases and decreases. Size 36 x 36" [91.5 x 91.5 cm] square. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sandi Rosner.
Kodachrome Baby Blanket
Easy baby blanket knit on the bias with textured stripes of seed stitch, garter stitch, and stockinette. Size 46¼” wide and 46¼” long. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Jocelyn Tunney for O-Wool.
Cuddle Bear Blankie
Easy lovey security blanket knit on the bias with head and paws knit on. Size About 18 in. (45.5 cm) long. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Jay Baby Blanket
Easy baby blanket knit on the bias with diagonal stripes of stockinette and seed stitch. Size Approximately 41" / 104 cm square. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Brenda York for Berroco.
Shaded Colors Afghan
Throw blanket knit with diagonal stripes and intarsia triangles. Knit in sections. Great stashbuster. Size About 41 x 59 in. (104 x 150 cm). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand.
Easy Reversible Lap Blanket
The diagonal textured stripes are mirrored on the reverse of this blanket. Quick knit in chunky yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations. Approx 36″ [91.5 cm] wide x 48″ [122 cm] long.
More Free Patterns
Knotty Cable Baby Set
Matching set of baby blanket knit on the bias with a diagonal cable, shawl collared cardigan sweater, diaper cover / knickers, and hat featuring a squishy cable texture. Blanket: 60cm x 60cm knit diagonally. Hat, Cardigan, Shorts: Newborn to 24 Months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Paintbox Yarn.
Dorothy Helen Baby Blanket
A simple garter stitch blanket knitted on the bias with an eyelet flower pattern and a picot bind off edging making a relatively simple knit but with a vintage, heirloom feel. Designed by Sarah Ford.
Primrose Path Blanket
Throw blanket knit with a diagonal zigzag stripe. Designed for 10 different colors of yarn, this is a great stashbuster. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Tina Soo.
Watermelon Baby Blanket
Easy blanket knit diagonally in 2 colors with a contrasting border using intarsia. Size 36 x 37¾“. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Aubrey P Busek.
Sweet Remnants Baby Blanket
Baby blanket knit on the diagonal with garter stitch stripes and finished with a knit lace border. Great use for leftover yarn! Easily customized to any size. Designed by Pernille Skau Nørgaard. Available in English and Danish.
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).
Easy Bias Striped Baby Blanket
Reversible baby blanket knit diagonally with a border added that gives a slightly ruffled edge. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Kristel Robison. Pictured projects by the designer and Lyni. Any weight or gauge yarn. Size customizable.
Baby Fibonacci Baby Blanket
Colorful striped baby blanket knit diagonally using a combination of garter and slip stitches. Intersecting Fibonacci sequence, one color decreases from 55 while the other color increases to 55. To make it interesting use a variegated yarn for one of the colors. (A Fibonacci sequence is "a series of numbers in which each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers. The simplest is the series 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc.".) Designed by Lorla Luden. Pictured projects by qtknitter and KnitSpirit.
Sediment Scraps Blanket
This afghan is an addictive way to use up your stash according to Ravelrers. You knit with multiple strands of yarn to create bulky or super bulky weight and add different yarn as you run out of one strand. Knit diagonally in garter stitch. Designed by Katie Rose Pryal. Pictured project by natb7 who said, " I loved knitting this - I think it was seeing all my ugly yarn being used up, and the colour changes were interesting to see."
Patterns for Purchase
Worked in garter stitch on the bias, this striped afghan is a fun and easy knit. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by illitilli.
Prairie Baby Blanket
Reversible blanket knit on the bias with garter stitch center and diagonal ribbed border. It can be knit to any size you like since you start in one corner, increase to desired size, then decrease to the final corner. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Oat Couture.
Dreamy Baby Blanket
Easy baby blanket knit in diagonal stripes of seed stitch and garter stitch of varying widths and colors. Desigined for self-striping yarn, it's also good for stashbusting. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Michelle Greenberg.
Cielito Baby Blanket
Diagonal blanket knit in eyelet columns and star stitches in what looks like a 4-row repeat. Great with multi-color yarn. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kristen Jancuk.
Grace Baby Blanket with Teddy Bear or Unicorn Knit Applique
Easy baby blanket knit on the bias corner to corner. Included in the pattern is a choice of 2 knnit appliques, a Teddy and a Unicorn. The finished blanket is about 30x26ins. DK weight yarn. Designed by Susan J Ward.
This blanket features reversible textures knit on the diagonal. Two sizes. Designed by Wyndlestraw Designs