Knitting patterns for baby blankets and throws knit with chevron, zigzag, and wavy designs.
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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)
Arches Baby Blanket, Hat, and Mittens
Baby blanket with a 16 row 16 stitch repeat zigzag lace pattern with all wrong side rows the same. Includes instructions for a simple baby hat and mittens. Size 85cm x 73cm (after blocking) but it looks like it can be easily customized. Designer allows sale of finished blankets with linked credit. Designed by LJM Designs. DK weight yarn.
Mosaic Chevron Blanket
Chevron stripes created with easy slip stitch colorwork with just one color of yarn used per rown. Designed by Bernat. Super Bulky weight yarn. Pictured projects by DubNDub and crewchick97.
- Get the free knitting pattern - pdf version
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version
- Get the recommended Bernat® Blanket yarn
Easy Quick Dappled Lacy Chevrons Knit Baby Blanket
Need a quick baby gift? This baby blanket is knit with super super bulky yarn in a pattern that is all knit and purl rows except for one lace row every 12 rows. The recommended yarn is color changing to create the stripes. Approx 36"x 40". Designed by Bernat.
- Get the free knitting pattern - PDF version
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version
- Get the recommended Bernat® Baby Blanket Dappled yarn
Easy Quick Chevron Baby Blanket
Zigzag striped blanket knit with a 2 row repeat. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Size 26" x 33" Designed by Purl Soho. Worsted weight yarn held double makes this a quick project. Pictured projects by tifapergler and butnostephanie
Lace Chevron Blanket
The easy lace zigzag stitch is a great showcase for multi-colored yarn. Although this is a full-size blanket, it would be easy to adapt to a smaller size. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Caron.
More Free Patterns
Baby blanket knit with a 10 row repeat zigzag pattern. Rated easy by Ravelrers. DK weight yarn. Designed by Auroraknit.
Lace Chevrons Baby Blanket
Zigzag lace blanket is knit with an 11 stitch 20 row repeat BUT all wrong side rows are purled so there are only 10 stitch rows, and 4 of those are repeats of other rows. Designed by Julie Hines. Aran weight yarn. Pictured projects by designer and SoShoresKnitter.
Waving Lace Baby Blanket
Baby blanket in lace and zigzag pattern that's a 16 row repeat with 1 lace row repeated 5 times throughout, with the rest of the rows knit or purl. DK weight yarn but can be adapted for any weight. 36" x 36" but size is customizable. Designed by Karen Baumer.
Oden Baby Blanket
Baby blanket knit with an 8 stitch 4 row repeat zigzag pattern. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Gena Shaffer.
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.
Sunshine Chevron Baby Blanket
Chevron pattern worked in just knit and purl stitches. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Mari Chiba for Knit Picks. Pictured project by WandaAlice
Brick Lane Baby Blanket
This baby blanket features a simple 6 row zigzag lace pattern which looks like a lovely brick lane. Designed by Annie Lupton of Boho Chic Fiber Co.. Rated easy by Ravelrers.
A Tisket A Tasket Baby Blanket
Baby blanket in Block Lace Stitch Pattern. Blanket measures 21″ x 30″. Deisgned by Shannon Dunbabin for Cascade Yarns
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Baby Blanket Bundle, Zig Zag, Feather and Fan, and Bubble Blanket Knitting Patterns
Set includes the Zig Zag Baby Blanket which is reversible and worked in knit and purl stitches, Baby Bubble Blanket with with a fun texture for your little one to discover, and Feather and Fan with a wonderful lace quality that's easy to memorize. All three of these patterns are easy to follow and are great for beginner knitters according to the designer. Designed by CoadyCreekCreations. Patterns are also available individually.
Hawaiian Dreams Blanket
The blanket is knit using mini cables inspired by sea waves and two colors of yarn to create a variegated look. It can also be knit with just a single color of yarn instead. Designed by LisaTheNiftyKnitter. Worsted weight yarn.
Bunny and Baby Blanket Set
Blanket knit with a slipped stitch herringbone slipped stitch texture. Includes a pattern for cuddly rabbit toy softie. Suitable for beginners according to the designer. Easy to adjust the length or width. Would also make great cushion covers, or a scarf. Designed by OGE Knitwear Designs who allows you to sell the finished projects. DK weight yarn.
Lucy's Baby Blanket
Textured geometrical pattern in knit and purl stitches with zigzags that sometimes .cross and intertwine to form dimaonds. Full instructions are given to complete the blanket shown, however options at each section are given if you would like to change the pattern at any section. Designed by Auroraknit. Any weight yarn and appropriate needles can be used.
Bambi Baby Blanket
This blanket pattern is an easy 4 row repeat, made up of knit and purl stitches.
Rainbow Ripples Buggy Blanket
Truly a "buggy" blanket! This whimsical 8 row repeat lace blanket features a butterfly, dragonfly, bees, ladybug, and caterpillar / inchworm that are knit separately and added to the blanket. The finished blanket measures 26.5 x 25 ins (67 x 64 cms) Designed by LCMknits.