Free knitting patterns for blankets with grid and block designs. Updated 9/12/23
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Knit plaid blanket in two color stranded colorwork creating checkerboard and solid squares. About 42 x 46 in. (106.5 x 117 cm). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Simple knit and purl stitches create a grid of textured checkerboard design in an 18 row repeat. Use written instructions or chart. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Caron.
Two Color Four Squares Afghan
Blanket created from four different slip stich squares that create variations on a checkerboard and grid looks. Knit in four strips and seamed together. Size About 52"x 52" (132 x 132 cm). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Textured Checks Blanket
Simple knit and purl stitches create a fascinating three dimensional square checkerboard design on this easy blanket. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Caron. A kit is also available.
Slip Stitch Afghan
Striped blanket with colorful grids knit in easy slip stitch colorwork. Designed for 3 solid colors and 3 gradient yarns, it's great for stash busting. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
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Blocks and Ribs Throw
Easy blanket knit in a 12 row repeat grid texture. Suitable for beginners. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Faith Schmidt for Knit Picks.
Easy blanket knit in a 6 row repeat tile stitch. Suitable for beginners. Size 48” (122cm) long and 37” (94cm) wide. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Noma Ndlovu.
Sunny Baby Blanket
Web version only. This easy blanket is created with just knit and purl stitches. Designed by Lucie Sinkler and rated very easy by hundreds of Ravelrers. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by Jodiep and dls1149
Garter Blocks Blanket
Quick afghan blanket knit with a grid of garter stitch and stockinette blocks separated by lines of cables. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Size Approx 55” x 61” [139.5 x 155 cm]. Designed byYarnspirations.
Patterns for Purchase
Charlie Baby Blanket
Easy blanket with blocks in knit and purl stitches. Suitable for beginners, according to the designer, because it is made up of basic knit and purl stitches. Size 22.44" x 34.65" (57 cm x 90 cm) DK weight yarn. Designed by Le Petit Mouton.
Precious Knit Blankies for Baby
16 knitting patterns for baby blankets that are easy to knit according to the designer. Designed by Jean Adel. Medium weight, bulky, and super bulky yarns. Available as digital download or paperback