Baby blankets knit with stripes of all kinds. Many are easy. Most are free.
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Lullaby Baby Blanket
Striped baby blanket knit with a 4 row repeat wavy lace stitch designed for 4 colors. Size 32" x 40". Aran weight yarn. Designed by Marilyn Losee for Yarnspirations.
Spiral Light Baby Blanket
Pentagonal baby blanket knit in the round with increasingly wider bands of 3 colors create an illusion of spiraling pentagons. Perfect for 2 multi-color skeins with colors in the same color family with a complementary semi-solid. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Lorla Luden
Laguna Baby Blanket
Thick and thin striped ripples knit in easy slip stitch colorwork (one strand of yarn per row). Inspired by the ripples in a tropical lagoon. Size 32'' x 36''. Rated easy by the designer. DK weight yarn.
Bobble Stripe Baby Blanket
Stripes created an 8 row tuck stitch turn into squeezable boubbles of color that engages the curious child while keeping them warm and comforted. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Bernat.
2 ways to get the pattern
- Get the free WEB VERSION knitting pattern at Joann
- Get the free PDF VERSION knitting pattern at Yarnspirations
- Get the recommended Bernat® Baby Velvet™ yarn at Joann
Lemon Squeezy Stroller Blanket
Easy reversible baby blanket is worked in one piece in Garter stitch with marled color block stripes. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Ann Klimpert for Lion Brand. Aran weight yarn. Great for mini skeins or stash busting.
Color Field Baby Blanket
Easy blanket features a six row repeat slip stitch pattern that looks like bows to me when turned one way or growing plants when looked at the other way. Size 25 inches wide by 29 inches long (but adaptable). Designed by Donna Herron. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured project by betsy31082. Great use for stash yarn.
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.
Garter Ripple Stripes Baby Blanket
Easy blanket knit with a 4 row repeat that creates wavy stripes and a naturally wavy edge. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations.
2 ways to get the free pattern:
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version - at Joanns
- Get the free PDF knitting pattern at Yarnspirationa
- Get the recommended Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn (51 colors)
Honeycomb Stroller Baby Blanket
This may look complicated but the honeycomb pattern is made with alternating colors of yarn and slip stitches. Approximately 24x32″ (61x81.5cm)
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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Garter Stripe Baby Blanket
Mary Jane Protus designed this blanket that alternates sections of garter stitch with crossed stitch. Red Heart lists this as Intermediate but knitters on Ravelry rated it easy. So it may not be a beginner pattern but once you get the crossed stitch pattern down it should be easy. Blanket measures approximately 32” wide x 38½” long. Pictured project by Caroljeanne1960
Daisy Stitch Baby Blanket
Marie-Louise Hauge designed this sweet all-over pattern.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Shop for sport weight yarn for this pattern on Etsy
- See more Daisy Stitch Knitting Patterns
Breezy Baby Blanket
This easy pattern by Pickles features a light version of the drop stitch sea foam pattern, which makes it airy, stretchy and comfortable in warm weather.
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!
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.
Chevron Baby Blanket
This easy two-row repeat baby blanket is the perfect size for stroller or car seat at 27.5″ x 36″, though it can be easily customized to other sizes. Designed by Espace Tricot.
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!
Blue Striped Blanket
Baby blanket in chunky yarn designed by Candi Jensen, from Knit in a Day for Baby: 20 Quick & Easy Projects
- Get the free knitting pattern for free registration at Annie’s site
- Purchase the video class for this pattern and 2 other patterns – not necessary to get the free pattern
- See more pics and get Knit in a Day for Baby: 20 Quick & Easy Projects
Maxi Cosi Baby Blanket
A easy blanket designed by maanel to fit a Maxi Cosi car seat. It can easily be customized to other sizes. Pictured project by Kottenlottis who added colorful stripes but you can knit it in a solid yarn.
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.
This easy College Afghan is knit with a pinwheel or windmill stitch of triangles that is completely reversible. Finished measurements: 58” x 80” Knit with 2 strands of worsted held together. Designed by Jane Wiewora. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Pictured project by db7506 who knit the blanket in stripes but you can knit it of a solid color.
Patterns for Purchase
Bubble Baby Blanket
4 color baby blanket knit with squishy easy bubble stitch stripes. 2 sizes: small for a receiving or stroller blanket and larger size for cots. Would make a great stashbuster. DK weight yarn. Designed by LoveFibres.
Ice Cream Ripple Blanket Baby Blanket
Striped blanket knit with easy lace ripple stitch. The finished blanket measures 85 x 112cm/33 in x 44 in. DK weight yarn. Kit is also available.
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.
Synchiropus Baby Blanket
Striped blanket knit in a honeycomb texture that looks like an 8 row repeat. Named after the colorfully striped Mandarin Fish (Synchiropus splendidus). The finished blanket measures 24 x 32" / 61 x 81 cm. Bulky weight yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Impeccable Knits.
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.
Noah Stripes and Solids Baby Blanket
Can be knit in any yarn.
Tiny Tidal Pool Baby Blanket
This easy and quick striped circular blanket is knit to resemble ripples in a pool. The basic 6-row pattern consists of 1 row of increasing/decreasing then 5 rows of plain knitting. Knit in garter stitch with a picot edge and decorated with 3 knit starfish. The designer says it can be knit in 10 hours which makes it a perfect quick baby shower gift.
Star Light, Star Bright Baby Blanket by 10 Hours or Less
Worked in one piece from the center out, the radiating pattern boasts rows of 6 row repeat bramble stitch bordered by bands of colorful garter stitch. It’s cleverly designed with a single seam, so there’s no need for fussy double-pointed needles. And with step-by-step instructions for making any size in any weight of yarn, you can knit a collection of color-rich creations…..from small dishcloths to oversized afghans!
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern at Loveknitting
- See more Circular Blanket Knitting Patterns
Bounce Baby Blanket
Colorful combination of stripes and lace in two sizes: 27 (32)”W x 33 (43)”L.