Whether you call them buddy blanket, lovey, lovie, comfort blanket, blanket toy, blankie, security blanket, woobie, cuddles or something else, these are perfect shower gifts and new baby toys. Sized just right for a quick project and tiny hands! Updated 5/10/23
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Giraffe security comfort blankie lovey for babies. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Thora Bey
Cute security blanket for babies knit from corner to corner with a stuffed pillow head. Uses 100 - 120 yards (91 - 110 m) of jumbo weight yarn. Designed by Rae Blackledge for Michaels.
Teddy Bear Lovey
Cute security blanket for babies designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart.
Simple Bunny Lovey
Simple recipe for making quick soft bunnies from knitted squares. These bunnies can be used as comfort blankies, wash cloths, ory turned into teethers by adding a wooden teether at the bottom. Designed by Julia VR. Sport weight yarn.
Levi the Super Easy Lovie
Knit flat in one piece with the head created from a flap that is stuffed and seamed. Designed by marianna mel who allows knitters to sell finished items.
Bunny Mini Cuddly Blankie
Pat Alinejad designed this lovey sized 11 inches/28cms square/diameter.
Designed by Rachel Hill, this baby blanket buddy is knit in the round. Pictured project by Wenditouie
Tanis Gray’s lamb lovey or buddy blanket looks cuddly in plush bulky yarn. About 23″ High, this blankie folds in toward the center to look like a hug. Pictured project by BAMsZoo
Thora Bey designed this blanket buddy. The body is knit flat and then the head and legs are sewn on at the center.
Dragon Buddy Blanket
Ruth Bramley’s lovey comfort blanket features a knot stitch that resembles scales. Pictured project by twizzler58
More Free Patterns
Avadore designed this bunny BBF = Baby’s Best Friend with tied off paws.
Kerstin Seidenath’s cuddly blankie has been adapted by knitters as a duckling, hippo, caterpillar and more. Pictured project by JanCA
Bunny Buddy Blanket
This is the classic Lion Brand design. The body is knit flat with increases and decreases creating the diamond shape. The head is a double knit square that is then stuffed. Optional paws are cast on stitches that are knotted. Depending on your gauge, the diamond can be square or elongated. Pictured project by wesben
MJay’s design is based on the Lion Brand Bunny Buddy above.
Kitty Baby Blanket Buddy
Hattie Tavares designed the pattern for this lovey that uses less than an ounce of any fingering or sport weight yarn that’s baby friendly. Pictured project by woolwinder
Minion Cuddly (Lovey)
This minion lovey or buddy blanket is designed by Elaine Okupski. You could do a two-eyed minion, make his smile different, make his hair different. About 14″ from top to bottom – can be made longer or shorter by adding or subtracting rows to “skirt”
Cute security blanket designed by Jada Young
Cuddly Bunny Lovey
This baby blankie is based on a Norwegian pattern with English translation.
Hello Kitty Cuddly
Jane Bond’s variation on Elizabeth LeBlanc’s Lapin pattern comes with detailed instructions and photos.
Sharon Maher’s design is both a teddy and a blanket, worked in a simple garter stitch. Use a furry yarn for maximum impact. Length: 51 cm (20 in) Width: 36 cm (14 ¼ in)
Chicken Buddy Blanket
Ruth Bramley designed this lovey comfort blanket. Pictured project by minky
Julie Ross designed this easy pacifier holder, bib, blanket combo with an easy button fastener.
Patterns for Purchase
Lamb Lovie Baby Blanket
Cuddly comfort blanket toy designed like a woolly shape. Size 24 in x 28 in. Designed by WoolAffair. Worsed and DK weight yarn.
Honey Teddy Bear Lovey
Sleepy bear comfort blanket is approx 44 cm (17.3 in) tall from head to toe (not including ears) and approx 37 cm (14.5 in) width. All pieces of Teddy Bear lovey are knitted flat on regular straight needles. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Ana Valen
Teddy Bear Lovey Comfort Square and Blanket Set
NO LONGER FREE! Blanket and lovey security comfort square knit with a 4 row repeat. Newborn sized blanket has applique teddy bears that are knit separately and sewn on. Comfort square lovey features a teddy bear head and arms that are knit flat and sewn on. DK weight yarn. Designed by Nicola Valiji
Bunny Lovey Baby Blanket
Sleepy bunny rabbit comfort blanket is approx 42 cm (16.5 in) tall from head to toe (not including ears) and approx 36 cm (14 in) width. All pieces of lovey are knitted flat on regular straight needles. Sport weight yarn. Designed by EasyKnittingPatterns
10 fun, huggable little blankets for babies by Yolanda Soto-Lopez: Brown Bear, Bunny, Lamb, Penguin, Duck, Owl, Puppy, Kitten, Panda, and Giraffe. Each lovie consists of a 12-inch square blanket with the stuffed animal head and arms (or wings) attached at the center. Available in ebook or paperback.
Mini Cuddly Blankies
There are 5 characters included in this set: Cat, lamb, polar bear, doll and koala. The finished lovey blanket measures 14 Inches/34cms Square or diameter. Directions for frilly edge and corded square blanket; frilly and corded circular blanket. Also include is a choice of collar or straps to finish off the cuddles neatly.
This rubber duckie blanket buddy can double as a puppet because the head is hollow. Perfect baby shower gift. The designer HugKnits says you can sell items made from this pattern!
Mini Cuddly Blankies
The finished blanket measures just 11 inches/28cms, just right for babies. There are 5 characters included in this package: Bear, Monkey, Elephant, Duck, and Puppy Puppy
Baby Pears Blanket Buddy is approximately 12 inches wide spread out and 10 inches in length.
Penguin Security Blanket Lovey
The blanket portion is knit flat in garter stitch for great tactile stimulation, head is knit both in the round and back & forth for the charted colorwork portion. I’d put stuffing in the head but that’s a personal preference.
This fox security blanket is huggable blankie perfect gift for baby showers and new babies. Can double as a hand puppet because the head is open.
Princess Toy Blankie
Princess Scarlett is a small blankie toy with a lovely lace pattern that looks like a ball gown. I’d make it blue and have an Elsa Blankie!