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Free Baby Afghan Crochet Patterns

Updated on April 7, 2016
Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern
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Free Baby Afghan Crochet Patterns

Here is a collection of free baby afghan crochet patterns. The skill level ranges from easy to intermediate, and all are fun to make. Some of these baby afghan crochet patterns allow for mindless crocheting, while others will take more concentration.

Baby afghans are a great way to learn how to crochet, as the stitches do not have to be perfect. As long as the baby afghan is warm, the baby will appreciate it.

Baby Avatar Ghan

This baby blanket can be made in as little as 8 hours. It is a lacy design with a solid edging. The blanket can be made with any fingering to DK weight yarns. Baby Avatar Ghan

Baby Blanket with Ruffle

This is a simple baby blanket crochet pattern with a unique ruffled edge around it, as well as a ribbon. The yarn used is 2 colors of Bernat Baby Sport, and is easy to follow. Baby Blanket with Ruffle

Baby Playtime Blanket

This is a pretty blanket with multi-colored stripes. The pattern is easy, and can be made with Red Heart Soft Baby. The finished size is 30 x 30 inches. Baby Playtime Blanket

Baby Ripple Afghan

This is another easy pattern to follow. You can use any kind of soft yarn, and instructions are given for a preemie and newborn size. Baby Ripple Afghan

Baby's Basket Weave Afghan

This pattern is absolutely gorgeous! The stitches work together to create a nice basket weave look. The yarn used is Red Heart TLC Baby Sport, and the skill level is for the beginner. Some of the stitches used are the front post half double crochet (fphdc), and the back post half double crochet (bphdc). Baby's Basket Weave Afghan

Basketweave Baby Blanket

And another great pattern for a basketweave blanket. The yarn used is Caron one pound, and the skill level is intermediate. The stitches used to create the weaving effect are the front post double crochet, and the back post double crochet. Basketweave Baby Blanket

Bev's 5-Day Newborn Blankie

This baby blanket can be crocheted in 5 evenings or on the weekend, making it a quick blanket to crochet. You can use any kind of baby yarn such as Caron Simply Soft, or Lion Brand Pound of Love. Bev's 5-Day Newborn Blankie

Bev's Baby Ripple Afghan

Using this pattern you can make a colorful baby blanket. Use as many colors of worsted weight yarn as you like to make it as colorful as you like. The pattern is easy and perfect for mindless crocheting. Bev's Baby Ripple Afghan

Bubbles Baby Blanket

This is an easy baby blanket where you decide how big you want it, and what type of yarn you will use. You can use 2 strands of yarn held together, and work it up in as little as 3 hours. Bubbles Baby Blanket

Cable Baby Blanket

This blanket resembles the cable stitch that is often used in knitting. If you have never done the crochet cable stitch, the page has a link to a tutorial on how to do it. Cable Baby Blanket

Crochet Baby Blanket

A very simple baby blanket to crochet with a unique edging, that will make this blanket a great gift for your little one. The pattern can be worked with any kind of yarn, and if you want to make a super thick and quick blanket, then you can use 2 strands of yarn held together. Crochet Baby Blanket

Easy Double Crochet Baby Blanket

This is an easy blanket to make, and allows for mindless crocheting. You can use any kind of worsted weight yarn and make it any size that you like. Easy Double Crochet Baby Blanket

Emma's Baby Afghan

This pattern is named in honor of a little girl born on July 4 1998. It is an absolutely beautiful afghan that uses the bobble stitch to give it the unique design. It also has a border of a contrasting color. The yarn used is Red Heart Worsted Weight yarn. Emma's Baby Afghan

Kynlea's Fall Baby Blanket

Here is a beautiful free crochet pattern for a fall baby blanket. The colors and design are absolutely fabulous. The blanket is made by crocheting up small motifs; the bigger the afghan, the more you will need, and you can make it as big as you want. You will need four colors of yarn to make the motifs. In the pattern Red Heart Yarn is used, but due to the nature of the pattern you can use any kind of yarn that you like. Once all the motifs are made you can join them, either by sewing or by crocheting them together. The pattern is easy, and suitable for the beginner. Kynlea's Fall Baby Blanket.

Loopy Shells Blankie

This is a simple yet snuggly blanket that requires a bit of yarn. But you can use up all the odds and ends to make it into a striped blanket. The recommended yarn is worsted weight. Loopy Shells Blankie

Mini Igloo Baby Blanket

This is a very simple baby blanket to crochet and is made by using chains and the double crochet stitch. It is perfect for the beginning crocheter. The yarn used is Bernat Baby Sport, but you can substitute other yarns on hand. The finished size of this pattern is 38" by 41". Mini Igloo Baby Blanket

Pretty and Puffy Crochet Afghan

This is a super thick baby afghan due to the puff stitches. Puff stitches require quite a bit of yarn, and a little longer to make, but it is well worth it. The yarn used is Red Heart 4-ply, and calls for 3 colors, but you can make it all in one color, or in as many colors as you like. Pretty and Puffy Crochet Afghan

Quinn's Baby Blanket

This blanket is started in the center and is absolutely gorgeous. It is a square and has a unique design and edging to it. The yarn used is Bernat Softee Baby, and you will need 2 colors to follow the design of the pattern. Quinn's Baby Blanket

Single Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

If you are new to crochet, then this is the pattern for you to start with, as it only uses single crochet stitches throughout the pattern. You can make this blanket any size that you like, as well as use any yarn that you have on hand. Single Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

X Box Stitch Afghan

This pattern can be made with any 4 ply yarn using a G or H crochet hook. It is called X box because the pattern uses X stitches (stitches that cross over one another to form an x). These stitches are then grouped together into squares. The pattern looks easy and fun to work on. X Box Stitch Afghan

Zigzag Baby Blanket

This pattern calls for Caron International Simply Soft Collection. The blanket consists of zigzag stripes, and calls for 3 colors. But, you can always use your imagination and use as many or as few colors as you like to make it unique and original. Zigzag Baby Blanket


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    • peachpurple profile image


      4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      that baby bear pic looks so cute, thanks

    • Rhelena profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      That's awesome.. the recipients will be very happy with your gifts.

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      6 years ago

      I will have to try some of these as I crochet afghans to give to charity and the quicker the better.

    • Rhelena profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Myawn, Me too...She has a lot of nice patterns on her site.

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      7 years ago from Florida

      I like Bevs 5 day blanket very nice hub on baby afghans

    • Rhelena profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      Thank you for stopping by...I agree they are both very pretty.

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      Veronica Lewis 

      7 years ago from Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

      This is a beautiful selection of blankets. I especially like the August Moon and Bev's 5 day blanket. I put a few in my fav places. Thanks!

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      8 years ago

      Thank you scoobydeb and fadibody! I am always looking for ways to improve health. Thanks for the link.

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      8 years ago

      Great list!

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      8 years ago

      You got a very interesting hub here. Thanks for sharing the information on baby afghan patterns. On the flip side, should you be needing some info on health and fitness kindly visit . Thanks!

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      8 years ago

      KoffeeKlatch Gals, thank you!

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      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Wow, what a wonderful selection of baby afghan patterns. And the great part is they are free. Great job of researching.


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