Looking for a free & easy crochet baby blanket pattern? I can help! I knew when I saw this Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn it was going to be perfect for a crocheted baby blanket! Read on down to learn how to make your very own baby blanket!
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Easy Beginner Baby Blanket to Crochet
This crochet blanket pattern is extremely simple and works up super fast! Mainly because of the great simple crochet stitches it uses which means it’s a great beginner – friendly project! Read down to find the free crochet pattern get started!
This crochet baby blanket Uses Just Single Crochets!
When working with chunky yarn I found that single crochet stitches are the best to use. A bigger crochet stitch could leave holes in the blanket that little fingers could slip through and not be as warm. Plus single crochets are super easy to crochet up!
THE YARN that’s perfect for baby crochet blankets
I think the best chunk yarn to use for baby blanket is definitely Bernat blanket yarn! This baby yarn is one of the softest yarns you can use and I highly recommend it for a baby blanket – knit or crochet! It is extremely soft and perfect for a newborns sensitive skin.
Check out the Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn below!
Bernat Blanket Yarn, Amazon.com
BERNAT Baby BLANKET YARN
I chose to use the color Little Cosmos (see the color above) in the Bernat Baby Blanket line because of the mixture of blues, browns and creams. If you prefer a different color Yarnspirations the parent company of Bernat has many beautiful colors to choose from. You won’t be disappointed!
WANT TO CHANGE THE Baby Blanket SIZE?
I used a started chain of 48 for this blanket because I found it to be the perfect size to for a quick car seat baby blanket when heading outside! If you want a different size then feel free to adjust the size to make it smaller or larger by using any number starting chain. 🙂
LET’s Start Crocheting this baby blanket!
Ready to get started on this beginner friendly blanket? Read on down to find the full crochet baby blanket pattern below or save to Pinterest to make later!
Happy Crochet Baby Blanket Making!
CROCHET BABY BLANKET PATTERN
- Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn in Little Cosmos (Approximately 258 Yards) or any Bulky Yarn (6 weight).
- Size N Crochet Hook 10 mm
- Yarn Needle
- Approximately 26″ X 20″
- Gauge is approximately 5 SC = 4 Inches
THE EASY CROCHET BABY BLANKET PATTERN
Foundation Row: Chain 48. In Second Chain from Hook Single Crochet, Single Crochet in every chain across, Turn.
Row 1: Chain 1, Single Crochet in Second Chain from hook. Single Crochet in every Chain across, Turn.
Row 2: Chain 1, Single Crochet into first stitch, Single Crochet into every Stitch across, Turn.
Row 3-35: Repeat Row 2.
Finishing: Fasten off yarn after Row 35 and weave in loose ends with a yarn needle.
YOU ARE DONE!
I gifted this to my sister for my nephew at the time I wrote this post and still 3 years later (June 2017) it is holding up great for baby number two! So I can guarantee that it will last for years to come! Promise! 🙂
That’s it! I hope you enjoyed this free baby blanket pattern! Are you looking for me free crochet baby blanket patterns? Then you may also like the Charlotte Crochet Blanket or the Baby Ripple Blanket patterns too!
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