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Awww-some Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns

by | Jan 4, 2016 | Baby, Baby Blankets, Featured

Knitting patterns for baby blankets, most are free patterns

These adorable baby blankets will get almost as many “Awwwws” as the blanket’s new owner! I’ve included easy quick patterns, lacy blankets, striped blankets with ripples and chevrons, and more.

To get the patterns, scroll down to the individual pattern you want and click on the link for that pattern.

For more Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns, see my first post on the subject

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Turtle Cove Baby Blanket

Turtle Cove Baby Blanket

Baby blanket knit in a 6 row repeat of alternating ripple, cable, and bobbles sections. The cable and bobble stitch patterns are reverse sides of the same pattern making this blanket reversible. 30 x 34″ Designed by Kelly Klem. Pictured project by stennas who knit on larger needles for a lacier effect.

Free Knitting Pattern for Thine Receiving Blanket

Thine Receiving Blanket

Beautiful baby blanket with diamond lace and bobbles in sport weight yarn. 41″ x 42″ Designed by Lynn Christensen

Free Knitting Pattern for Palm Tree Puff Baby Blanket

Palm Tree Puff Baby Blanket

This blanket features a puffy stitch inspired by tropical forests that gives a gentle but durable texture for a developing child to explore. Designed by Golden Heart Knitting

Free Knitting Pattern for Tree of Life Baby Blanket

Tree of Life Baby Blanket

Miniature version of Nicky Epstein’s classic Tree of Life Afghan designed for babies. Pictured project by peoplelover who modified the flower pattern.

Free Knitting Pattern for Cabled Eyelet Baby Blanket

Cabled Eyelet Baby Blanket

Love this pattern with alternating cables and eyelet sections. Designed by Nancy Hearne Pictured project by KathyL

Free Knitting Pattern for Snuggle Bunny Blanket

Snuggle Bunny Baby Blanket

Hooded blanket with bunny ears to keep baby warm all over. Knit in garter stitch, the bunny hood is shaped with short rows. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns.

Free Knitting Pattern for Pine Forest Baby Blanket

Pine Forest Baby Blanket

This baby blanket features a 4 row repeat gull lace stitch. Designed by Ingrid Aartun Bøe Pictured project by rvespinosa

Free knitting pattern for Cambria Baby Blanket and more easy baby blanket knitting patterns

Cambria Blanket

Pam Mausar’s blanket is garter stitch that makes a diagonal pattern because of increases at the beginning of the rows for the first half of the blanket and decreases in the last half. The picot border does require picking up stitches. Ravelry knitters have rated this as easy. Pam says that you can use any weight yarn.

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Free knitting pattern for Finlay Baby Blanket

Finlay Baby Blanket

Frederica Patmore designed this baby blanket with an all over pattern with a 6 stitch, 12 row repeat with a lot of repeated rows.

Free knitting pattern for Flower Petal Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

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Flower Petal Blanket

Anne Haas designed this versatile blanket that can be adapted to look like a pinwheel or stained glass. Knitters report that this is a large blanket.

Free knitting pattern for Leafy Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Leafy Baby Blanket

Leyla Alieva’s lace baby blanket is knit with two strands of DK yarn on larger needles.

Free knitting pattern for Ripple Stripe Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Ripple Stripe Blanket

Knit and Crochet Now designed this worsted weight baby blanket in a classic easy lace pattern. Recommended yarn available on the pattern page.

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Free knitting pattern for Lace Sampler Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Lace Sampler Baby Blanket

Designed by Amy Gunderson for Universal Yarns. 34” x 34”

Free knitting pattern for Garter Rib Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

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Garter Rib Blanket

Orange Flower Yarns’ design is an easy pattern. Gauge doesn’t matter so you can use any worsted or dk yarn you want.

Free knitting pattern for Beach Stripe Baby Blanket easy chevron pattern and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Beach Stripe Baby Blanket

Robin Nickerson’s chevron striped blanket is an easy knit in garter stitch and DK on larger needles. I’ve made this type of pattern before and it’s easier than it looks!


Free knitting pattern for Saurey Baby Blanket with leaf lace and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Saurey Baby Blanket

I love the yarn used for this blanket, Berroco Modern Cotton. Berroco designed this leaf lace blanket. There’s also a link to a video tutorial for lace bind off.

Free knitting pattern for Daisy Stitch Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Daisy Stitch Baby Blanket

Marie-Louise Hauge designed this sweet all-over pattern.

Free knitting pattern for Sand Dunes Baby Blanket in moss stitch and diamond heart lace and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Sand Dunes Baby Blanket

Inna Tychinina’s blanket is knit in moss stitch and diamond heart lace pattern. Follow the link to Ravelry and scroll all the way down the page to get to the English version of the pattern. Ignore the missing photos.

Free knitting pattern for Lacy Blanket with heirloom look and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Lacy Baby Blanket

Yarnspirations designed this heirloom look blanket with lace border. Approx 38 x 42 ins [96.5 x 106.5 cm]. Great with multi-color yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Light and Lovie Baby Blanket with triangle lace pattern and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Light and Lovie Baby Blanket

Yarnspirations’ design features a triangle lace pattern. Approx 34 ins x 38 ins [86.5 x 96.5 cm]

Free knitting pattern for Beatrice's Baby Blanket with easy slip stitch colorwork and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Beatrice’s Baby Blanket

Filomena Lanzara’s easy blanket features slip stitch colorwork and is reversible.

Free knitting pattern for Cable and Lace Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Cable and Lace Baby Blanket

Designed by Yarnspirations. Approx 36″ [91.5 cm] square.

Free knitting pattern for Baby Rainbow Quilt and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Knitted Baby Rainbow Quilt

Better Homes and Garden’s easy baby blanket pattern is made of garter stitch mitred squares that are pieced in a knit quilt by picking up stitches.

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Free knitting pattern for Lars and the Real Girl Blanket and more knitting patterns from movie and tv

Lars and the Real Girl Blanket

Tanis Gray & Louisa Demmitt designed this baby blanket inspired by the movie.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for You Are My Sunshine Bobble Baby Blanket

You Are My Sunshine Bobble Baby Blanket

Baby blanket knit in one piece with bobble/popcorn suns and sunshine quote. Suitable for an advanced beginner according to the designer Peach.Unicorn. Size 34 in x 38 in

Knitting Pattern for Who's Sleeping in My Bed Crib Blanket

Who’s Sleeping in My Bed Crib Blanket

Adorable baby blanket features a cuddly animal friend sleeping in their own lace edged “bed”. Choose from an elephant, bear, dog, cat, lamb, or monkey (not pictured) – all included in pattern. Worsted-weight yarn. Finished size is 32″ x 45″.

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Knitting Pattern for Buttercup Baby Blanket

 Buttercup Baby Blanket

The designer says the pretty textured patterns are easier than they look and easy to memorize.The finished size is approx. 36x36ins/92x92cms, It is knit in 4 triangles and sewn together.

Knitting pattern for Peek a Blue Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Peek-a-Blue Baby Blanket

This darling and super cuddly blanket features an easy-to-remember stitch pattern. Finished size is 30″ x 42″. Recommended yarn is available on pattern page.

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Knitting pattern for Weekend Basketweave Baby Blanket and more easy baby blanket knitting patterns

Weekend Basketweave Baby Blanket

The designer says that you can easily finish this beautifully textured baby blanket in a weekend. True basketweave pattern, not a checkerboard. Finished Size: 30 x 36″

Knitting Pattern for Easy Heart in Heart Baby Blanket

Heart in Heart Baby Blanket

Designer says that this is suitable for a beginner with detailed instructions. Size 41 x 29 in. but easily customizable to other sizes.

Knitting pattern for 3 Color Baby Blanket and baby blanket knitting patterns

Noah Stripes and Solids Baby Blanket

Can be knit in any yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Lyla Baby Blanket

Lyla Baby Blanket

Lyla features garter stitch with panels of cable,a border of garter stitch points and a picot edge Blanket size is approx. 65cm(25.5in) in width and approx. 78cm(30.75in) in height.

Timeless Baby Blankets

Timeless Baby Blankets

timeless baby blanketsThis ebook includes 6 baby afghan patterns including  Cozy Mariner’s Blanket, Mitered Eyelet Blanket, Honeycomb Blanket, Cable Patches Blanket, Baby Entrelac Blanket, and Lace and Cables Blanket.

Knitting Pattern for Merbaby Baby Blanket

Merbaby Baby Blanket

Baby blanket worked in a striking pattern reminiscent of a mermaid’s scales. Photo tutorials showing how to work the special stitch are included, for both right and left-handed knitting. Designed by Ellen Kapusniak. 27 x 36 inches – pram/stroller size


Bounce Baby Blanket

Colorful combination of stripes and lace in two sizes: 27 (32)”W x 33 (43)”L.

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Knitting pattern for Owl Blanket and more owl knitting patterns

Owl Blanket

Snuggly easy to make blanket with cute cabled owl detail.

Knitting pattern for Paris Baby Blanket with a diamond pattern and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Paris Baby Blanket

This pattern features a diamond stitch and a crocheted edging. I think you could substitute a knit lace if you wanted though it’s not part of the pattern. 35 x 34.5 inches

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