These baby blankets are knit in sections, either joined as you go or seamed.
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.
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Elephant Baby Mat
Elephant shaped mat created from strips of different colored squares that are seamed and sewn to batting for a patchwork effect. Great use for scrap yarn! 24 inches x 28 inches. DK weight yarn. Designed by Linda Moorhouse.
Easy Puzzle Baby Blanket
Knit with just 4 garter stitch triangles that create a pattern from colorful stripes. Finished Dimensions: Approximately 30¾ x 30¾ inches. Rated easy by designer. Designed by Jake Canton for Purl Soho. Kits available. Fingering weight yarn.
Garter Stitch Baby Afghan
Triangles and squares form a fun bright baby blanket. Designed for self-striping yarn, it can also be knit with magic balls or scrap yarn. Rated easy by designer. Designed by Ubaldo Feliciano-Hernandez for Lion Brand Yarn.
Ten Stitch Star Baby Blanket
Seamless star shaped blanket knit in garter stitch strips, each one only ten stitches wide, joined to the blanket as you go so there’s no sewing up to do. Any yarn or needles. Designed by Frankie Brown. Also great for stashbusting!
Shortcake Baby Blanket
This modular blanket is knit with striped garter stitch mitered squares that you join as you go. 2 Sizes (but easily customized): Receiving (Crib) 32” x 32” (81cm x 81cm) [32” x 48” (81cm x 122cm)]. Rated easy by the designer and Ravelrers. Designed by Rae Blackledge. Sport weight yarn. Also great for stashbusting! Pictured projects by Davida0224 and the designer.
More Free Patterns
Heirloom Baby Blanket
Blanket knit in strips and blocks featuring Aran Diamond and Bobble Pattern (worked over 19 sts) 30 rows, Dragon Skin Pattern (multiple of 26 sts + 2) 12 rows, and Embossed Twining Vine Leaf (worked over 28 sts) 24 rows. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. Pictured projects by sac49er and diabro who didn't do the final leaf lace strips.
Meadowland Baby Blanket
This reversible square modular afghan is made from four striped garter stitch triangles that you join as you go while alternating two different colors of self striping cake yarn. Dimensions: About 30 x 30 in. (76x 76 cm). Designed by Irina Poludnenko. DK weight yarn. Also great for stashbusting!
Striking Stripes Baby Blanket
This modular blanket is knit with a center rectangle of diagonal stripes bordered with striped mitered squares to make a celebration of color for your baby. Summer '67 Blanket designed by Woolfull UK. DK weight yarn.
Zoology Baby Blanket
This modular blanket features squiggle cables, dot bobbles, and textures for a modern looking blanket that is knit in 4 squares and assembled. Designed by Mashpit Pictured project by mlwitt.
Country Quilt Baby Blanket
Afghan of modular pinwheel blocks inspired by traditional quilt designs. Designed by Caron Design Team. Pictured project by Mootthing who did 4x4 blocks.
Four Corners Baby Blanket
This blanket is constructed of four mitered squares that are mostly stockinette stitch with a few purl ridges for texture.
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Cabled Baby Blanket
Blanket knit in strips of cables and lace. Designed by Pernille Skau Nørgaard. Available in English and Norwegian. Pictured projects by the designer and skauogco.
Patterns for Purchase
Ariel Counterpane Baby Blanket
Each counterpane square for this heirloom baby blanket feature a leaf motif and is made in the round from the center out. Instructions for the counterpane square are both charted and written out in text. Designed by Melissa Leapman. Other knitters have said this is a fun pattern and instructions are easy to follow. Pictured projects by the designer and JanPDrews who omitted the lace border.
Sweet Gemma Baby Blanket
Cable and lace number blanket squares are worked individually in the round from the center out and then joined using a crochet hook for this modular blanket. The cable and lace pattern is provided in both charted and written out formats. Knit up in worsted weight yarn, it’s the perfect size for a crib or stroller blanket. You can even use individual squares to make matching pillows. Designed by Triona Murphy. Pictured projects by the designer and birkenwasser.
Tummy Time Touch and Look Mat
This baby blanket has bright, high-contrast color patterns on one side to stimulate your baby’s vision, and a variety of textured stitch blocks on the reverse that stimulate your baby’s sense of touch. This makes either side an ideal companion to your baby’s ‘tummy time’. Size 80 cm x 80 cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Ann Franklin.
Striped Cables Baby Blanket
This baby blanket knit in sections is one of the 9 knitting patterns in the ebook Dreamy Baby Wraps available exclusively from Leisure Arts.