Crochet baby afghan blankets are the ideal project to work on. They’re not only adorable, but they make great gifts. Crochet baby blankets are also great for donating to charities or adding to your collection if you plan to sell your completed works at a craft fair.
The next time you’re looking for a cute project to work on, why not try one of these baby afghans? Here are our favorite 15 free crochet patterns for baby afghan blankets:
1. ABC Baby Afghan
There’s something adorable about creating a baby blanket with letters of the alphabet on it. This free crochet pattern is quick and easy to make and looks wonderful when it’s complete. Get creative and make it in a range of different colors!
You can find the free crochet pattern here: ABC Baby Blocks Afghan
2. Star Crochet Baby Blanket
When you really want a crochet blanket that stands out, this Star Crochet Baby Blanket is a great project. It’s actually much easier than you might think. The site will make you register your email address in order to access the pattern.
You can find the free crochet pattern here: Star Baby Blanket
3. Hexapuff Crochet Baby Blanket
If you’re after a crochet project that is a little different, this Hexapuff crochet blanket is ideal. You can customize it and use your favorite colors or make it as large or small as you wish.
You can find the free crochet pattern here: Hexapuff Crochet Blanket
4. Tiramisu Baby Blanket
Alicia Paulson’s Tiramisu Baby Blanket is perhaps one of the most popular free crochet patterns around at the moment. It’s quick and easy to make, using really basic stitches and looks gorgeous when it’s done.
You can find the free crochet pattern on Alicia Paulson’s website: Tiramisu Baby Blanket
5. Pink Petals Baby Afghan
This lacy design uses easy stitches to create a lovely effect. Use any pastel shade you like to create different effects.
You can get the free crochet pattern here: Pink Petals Baby Afghan
6. Baby Blocks Afghan
Create individual blocks with letters on them with this easy-to-follow pattern. The letters themselves are sewn into the block by following the charts provided. There’s also a pattern for a matching bib.
You can access the free crochet pattern here: Baby Blocks Crochet Afghan
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7. Roses Baby Blanket
The Roses Baby Blanket is a quick crochet project made up of individual squares sewn together. Use the same cute pastel colors to create the same effect, or mix and match your favorite colors to create something different.
The free crochet pattern is here: Roses Baby Blanket
8. Pastel Ripple Baby Blanket
The Pastel Ripple Baby Blanket uses basic stitches to create a lovely ripple effect. The pattern is also really easy to follow, so it’s ideal for beginners.
You’ll find the free crochet pattern here: Pastel Ripple Baby Blanket
9. Ripple Preemie Blanket
If you need a crochet project for a preemie, this Ripple Preemie Blanket uses basic stitches, so it’s easy and the finished piece is gorgeous. It’s also ideal for a donation project, as it’s quick to complete.
You can access the free crochet pattern here: Ripple Preemie Blanket
10. Baby Girl’s Heart Crochet Blanket
This pretty Baby Girl’s Heart crochet blanket can be made to suit any color palette you like. The pattern uses a chart where one square represents one stitch.
The free crochet pattern is here: Baby Girl’s Hearts Crochet Blanket
You’ll also need to learn the tapestry-style of crochet to complete this pattern (tutorial here)