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Free Granny Square
Baby Blanket Patterns

Create your own heirloom with one of these gorgeous and free Granny Square baby blanket patterns. Granny square blankets have been a classic for generations.

These timeless designs are loved for their versatility and ease of creation. From classic to modern designs and beginners to experienced crocheters, there is something for everyone here.

Crochet baby blanket in yellow, blue, and off white.
Photo: lovecrafts.com

Fair and Square Crochet Baby Blanket from Love Crafts

This modern granny square baby blanket changes up a traditional granny square pattern by inserting alternate rows of single crochets in contrasting colours.

SIZE: approximately 40″ square (101.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., One Pound from Caron.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one 16 oz skein each of the colours Denim, Sunflower, and Off White.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.

A colourful granny square blanket hanging over a crib.
Photo: lionbrand.com

Sunnyville Dress Granny Throw from Lion Brand Yarn

If you don’t want the hassle of changing colours, joining squares and weaving in ends – make one giant granny square! This free pattern uses a yarn cake that takes care of all the colour changes for you and works up quickly too in super bulky weight yarn

SIZE: 31″ x 31″ (78.5 cm x 78.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 465 – 620 yards ( 425 – 567 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 10 mm (N/P-15) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

Granny square baby blanket with red backgrounds.
Photo: ayarnyrobin.com

Sunshine Jelly Baby Blanket from A Yarny Robin

You’ll need to make 16 squares to make this blanket as pictured; each square measures approximately 7″ x 7″ (18 cm x 18 cm).

SIZE: 28″ x 28″ (71 cm x 71 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton, e.g., DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 100 g of Red, 80 g of Old Pink, 50 g of White, 65 g of Vanilla Yellow, 20 g of Dark Orange, 35 g of Sky Blue, and 50 g of Apple Green.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) and 4 mm (G-6) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: blocking materials, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: uses basic crochet stitches only.

Granny square baby blanket in muted pastels.
Photo: pigstails.blogspot.com

Milla Magic Baby Blanket from Pigstails

This pattern looks beautiful, worked in the muted hues of this hand-dyed cotton yarn. The squares are joined with a simple single crochet, and measure approximately 6″ x 6″ (15 cm x 15 cm) each.

SIZE: 37″ x 5″ (94 cm x 140 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., Timu from MoYa.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need 34 50 g balls, four of which should be the same colour for edging and crocheting the squares together.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

Crochet baby blanket with bobble stitch edging.
Photo: megmadewithlove.com

Margo Baby Blanket from Meg Made With Love

Margo is a vintage look granny square baby blanket pattern full of bobble stitch texture.

SIZE: 33″ square ( 84 cm). Each square measures about 5½” x 5½” (14 cm x 14 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn ( although the designer states you could probably use any #3 – #5 weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Two Double Crochet Cluster Stitch and Bobble Stitch.

Crochet baby blanket with yarn and woman s hands and crochet hook.
Photo: cococrochetlee.com

Beckett Woodland Baby Blankie from Coco Crochet Lee

This modern-looking baby blankie is made with concentric circle-to-square granny squares. The rustic look of the Re-Tweed Yarn from Lin Brand gives it a woodsy feel.

SIZE: 30″ x 40″ (76 cm x 102 cm). Each square measures 10″ x 10″ (25.5 cm x 25 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Re-Tweed from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: two 100 g skeins each of the colourways Fudge, Elmwood, and Everglade.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Crocheting in the Third Loop.

Rainbow-coloured crochet hexagon baby blanket.
Photo: haakmaarraak.nl

Little Lily Baby Blanket from Haak Maar Raak

The rainbow colour scheme of this bright blanket is courtesy of a full Scheepjes Catona Colour Pack. Scheepjes sells packs containing a complete set of all 109 colours of their Catona cotton in 10 g balls.

SIZE: 36″ x 45″ (91.5 cm x 114 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton, e.g., Catona from Scheepjes.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three 50 g balls of Snow White and one Scheepjes Catona Colour Pack.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and blocking equipment.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Post Half Double Crochet and Picot Stitch.

Crochet baby blanket featuring half-traingle squares.
Photo: sewrella.com

Crochet Kaleidoscope Baby Blanket from Sewrella

This free pattern and tutorial will teach you to make half-triangle crochet granny squares.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you’ll need five 100 g balls in Cream, one ball in Mango, one ball in Thyme, two balls in Slate, and one ball in Peony.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Blocking materials, a tapestry needle, tape measure, and scissors.

Crochet baby blanket on baby.
Photo: garnstudio.com

Cuddle Time Granny Square Baby Blanket from DROPS Design

After crocheting the squares you will crochet them together to make this traditional granny square baby blanket,

SIZE: approx 21″ x 25″ (54 cm x 63 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., DROPS Merino Extra Fine from Garnstudio.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 200 g of the Colourway Off White, 40 g of Cedar, 50 g of Chocolate, 50 g of Desert Rose, 50 g of Light Greyish Green, and 50 g of Ice Blue. If you choose to crochet the blanket in one colour only you will need 350 g of yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.

Crochet baby blanket with star motif.
Photo:

Starfish Baby Blanket from Crochet Objet

The free Starfish Baby Blanket pattern includes a free PDF of the layout and colours used and video tutorials for the Starfish Square and the joining method.

SIZE: the squares measure approximately 4¼” x 4¼” (10.7 cm x 10.7cm) each.
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, tape measure, and blocking supplies.

Toddler playing with ball on crochet blanket.
Photo: berroco.com

Wald Granny Square Baby Blanket from Berroco

The Wald blanket pattern uses self-striping yarn, perfect for granny squares, as it allows you to use lots of colour without as many colour changes and ends to weave in.

SIZE: 32″ x 34″ (81 cm x 86 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Berroco Sox.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: six 100 g balls of self-striping yarn. The blanket pictured above uses two balls each of Berroco Sox in the colourways Confetti, Lollipop, and Jellybeans.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, yarn needle, and blocking supplies.

A woman holding a granny square baby blanket in her arms.
Photo: tlycblog.com

The Sweet Granny Baby Blanket from TL Yarn Crafts

Learn how to make triangle grannies with this free pattern – the granny squares are joined together on the diagonal. Triangle motifs make the edges straight, and the blanket is finished with a pretty picot edging. There is also a video tutorial for visual learners.

SIZE: 40″ x 44″ (102 cm x112 cm); each square measures 5½” from corner to corner.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Wool-Ease from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: five balls in the Fisherman colourway, and one ball each of Light Grey, Dark Grey, Rose Heather, Dark Rose Heather, and Mustard.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, tape measure, and blocking supplies.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Picot Stitch.

A baby sleeping in a cot on a crochet blanket.
Photo: makeanddocrew.com

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Baby Blanket from Make & Do Crew

This free pattern and accompanying video tutorial use large hexagons and half hexagons to make this gorgeous baby blanket. You can use scraps from your yarn stash or cake yarn, as used in the image above.

SIZE: approximately 50 ” x 38″ (127 cm x 96.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn or #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Mandala from and Pound of Love from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: if you would like to make the blanket as pictured, you will need one ball of Mandala in the Pegasus colourway, one ball of Cupcake in Sea Breeze, and one ball of Pound of Love in White – all from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tapestry needle, scissors, and a measuring tape.

A crochet baby blanket hanging on a wooden clothes hanger.
Photo: crobypatterns.com

Boho Baby Granny Square Blanket from Croby Patterns

Making one giant granny square is a great way to minimise weaving in all those ends you get with granny square blankets. The coloured detail is surface crochet made with simple slip stitches.

SIZE: 20″ x 20″ ( 50 cm x 50 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight and #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., Rico Creative Cotton Aran and Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: the blanket pictured uses four skeins of Creative Cotton Aran in Beige, and less than a skein each of the Cotton DK in Blue, Orange, and Yellow.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, stitch markers, a yarn needle, and sewing pins.

A babies hand pulling on a crochet baby blanket.
Photo: filcolana.dk

Pulsatilla Granny Square Baby Blanket from Filcolana

This sweet blanket uses solid circle-in-square grannies; the squares are crocheted together at the end.

SIZE: 31½” x 39″ (80 cm x 100 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Anina from Filcolana.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

Video: Burgundy and Blush

Larksfoot Granny Square Blanket from Burgundy and Blush

This free video tutorial will teach you how to make this gorgeous crochet granny square. The written pattern is a premium paid pattern.

YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Simply DK from Paintbox Yarns.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 480 g in total.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: the Larksfoot Stitch.

Crochet baby blanket with yellow sun motifs and a deep blue background.
Photo: Meagan Mulhauser

Little Suns Baby Blanket from Meagan Mulhauser

This free pattern is available via Ravelry.

SIZE: 36″ x 42″ (91 cm x 107 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Puff Stitch and Horizontal Puff Stitch.

A baby sleeping on a crochet blanket with skeins of yarn.
Photo: acraftyconcept.com

Daisy Granny Square Baby Blanket from A Crafty Concept

Learn to make this sweet daisy motif by following along with this free written pattern or the accompanying video tutorial.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, tapestry needle, and stitch markers.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Popcorn Stitch.

Quilt-inspired crochet baby blanket.
Photo: littlethingsblogged.com

Modern Crochet Baby Blanket from Little Things Blogged

This free granny square baby blanket pattern uses two-colour solid granny squares to create this quilt-inspired geometric layout.

SIZE: 38″ x 30½” (96.5 cm x 78 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., DROPS Nepal from Garnstudio.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: eight 50 g balls n the Light Beige Mix colourway, two balls in Deep Ocean, two balls in Fog, two balls in Sea Blue, and two balls in Denim Blue.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, a tapestry needle, scissors, and blocking equipment.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Three Double Crochet Cluster Stitch.

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