If you’re looking for free patterns for your crochet projects, you’re in the right place. With some basic crochet stitches and bulky yarn, you can make great gifts for your family, friends, neighbors, or any new arrivals in the family. 

In this blog post, you’ll find a great collection of free crochet blanket patterns in different sizes and different colors. Whether you are looking for an easy pattern to practice or want to make a lap blanket for the colder days, I’m sure you’ll find your next crochet blanket project here!

Colorful crochet blanket rolled up in front of a blurred background from Skip to my Lou.
Nothing is as snuggly as a crochet blanket, right? We have several patterns for you to try.

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My Favorite Crochet Tools

  • If you are like me and like to crochet on the go this tote is a stylish way to keep everything you need at your fingertips!
  • My MOST FAVORITE tool is these portable scissors that always make it through security and fit perfectly in my hook case.
  • A️ yarn bowl is a beautiful way to wrangle yarn while crocheting
  • Keep organized with this crochet hooks kit with a case. This 85-piece kit has over 2,500  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ five-star reviews.
  • Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos is the most helpful resource to keep handy!

Easy Crochet Projects For you:

1. Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket UPDATED

Here’s a great baby shower gift! This easy crochet baby blanket is amazing. Make a cozy blanket for the new baby with chunky yarn and some simple stitches that are easy enough even for beginner crocheters. via Skip To My Lou.

White yarn blanket for baby folded in a chair.
Make a beautiful blanket for baby!

2. Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern (Perfect For Beginners)

This beautiful blanket pattern uses double crochet stitches so it works up quickly, and it’s easy enough for first time crocheters. This easy blanket only uses 2 skeins of yarn and a few basic stitches. You can use any type of yarn you want, as long as it’s worsted weight yarn. via Daisy Cottage Designs.

Pink crochet blanket laid over a pillow.
Which color will you choose?

3. Bean Stitch Crochet Blanket Pattern – Warm & Cool

Here’s the perfect pattern for people who want to make a colorful blanket! This gorgeous blanket has a soft texture and is super easy to make – I love the color change in the gradient! Make this gift your next project. via A More Crafty Life.

Colorful blanket hanging from a wall.
I love this colorful blanket!

4. V Stitch Crochet Blanket with HDC

Here’s another beautiful blanket that is great for new crocheters of any skill level. Though the finished blanket has a gorgeous look, this crochet blanket is so easy that it became one of my favorite ones. via Daisy Cottage Designs.

Two pictures of a white, pink and blue crochet blanket.
Let’s make a colorful blanket.

5. Crochet Modern Dash Baby Blanket

Here’s another tutorial to make easy baby blankets with a fun twist: a bicolor dashed line effect! To make your own, follow this simple tutorial. via Daisy Farm Crafts

White and red modern dash baby blanket.
I love modern blankets like this one.

6. Addicting Crochet Baby Blanket

This particular crochet pattern has five different sizes to choose from, ranging from an Afghan square all the way up through a king-sized crochet blanket. Make one for the baby or for yourself, it’s up to you! via All Free Crochet.

Closeup of a two-colored blanket
Isn’t crocheting just so addictive?

7. How to Crochet a Baby Blanket

Try this fast, easy crochet project that only uses two basic crochet stitches: single crochet and chain stitch. It’s better for those who want an easy repeat project, too! via The Spruce Crafts.

Closeup of a baby blanket surrounding baby feet
This blanket is so beautiful!


Here’s a simple, colorful yet elegant shell stitch for a baby blanket! You’ll want to make it in all colors for every baby in the family. via The Stitchin’ Mommy.

Closeup of a baby blanket in white green and gray colors
Make this baby blanket your next project.

9. Crochet Four Points Baby Blanket

Look at the amazing colors, beautiful yarn, and thoughtful design in this four points baby blanket! The best thing is that you can make your own too and enjoy it for many years to come. via Purl Soho.

Four-colored four point baby blanket
Here’s an original blanket tutorial!


In less than 24 hours, you’ll have an adorable blanket ready for the little one with this simple but beautiful pattern! via Dabbles & Dabbles.

Baby blanket in white gray and brown with a rabbit plushie.
Sooo adorable and comfy!

11. How to Crochet a Ripple Blanket (With Video Tutorial)

Here’s a fun and simple double crochet ripple that works up quickly and produces gorgeous results. Take a look at the video tutorial by Daisy Cottage Designs.

Pink white and gray blanket with yarn next to it
Grab your favorite yarn!

12. Crochet Feather and Fan Baby Blanket – Free Pattern

This pretty, lacy blanket will be treasured for years to come. Use light yarn and a small hook and you’re ready to go! via Persia Lou.

Gray and green blanket  next to balls of yarn.
Beautiful blanket pattern.


This chunky crochet blanket pattern makes a perfect timeless baby gift, but once you feel how soft it is, there’s no way you won’t want to make one for yourself too! via Make & Do Crew.

White chunky blanket hanging from wall.
Don’t you just love chunky blankets?

14. The Blanket Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

You can use this stitch pattern to create hats, scarves, hot water bottle covers, a blanket, or anything you can think of; just use the hook size recommended on your yarn ball band. via Lullaby lodge.

Blanket in the making process in gray, white, and green colors
Try this pattern today!

15. Easy Crochet Blanket Pattern (Afghan)

Watch this video tutorial and read on to learn how to crochet a cozy bed blanket. It’s such an easy crochet blanket pattern that even someone learning to crochet can make it. via Needle Pointers.

Large white blanket on top of a chair.
You can make this blanket as big as you want.

16. Easy Patchwork Blanket

Pick your favorite colors and make your own patchwork blanket – in fact, you can even use any scraps that you have around! via Craft Bits.

Yellow white and gray patchwork blanket on top of a bed.
Patchwork blankets are always a great gift.


Next Spring, make a beautiful floral blanket! Follow this pattern to make a quilt, potholder, or heat pad. Anything you can think of! via Confessions of an Overworked Mom.

Floral crochet pattern for a blanket.
Make as many flowers as you want!

18. Simple Crochet Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

This free modern crochet blanket pattern is made using a simple one-stitch repeat, making it the perfect way to decompress after a long day. via Jewels and Jones.

Large white blanket.
Here’s a different tutorial to make a large blanket.

19. Cozy Cotton Crochet Throw – Free Pattern

Add a little warmth to your mornings with the cozy cotton crochet throw pattern. The best part is that this free crochet blanket pattern is beginner-friendly! via Jewels and Jones.

Woman holding a brown crochet blanket.
This blanket just looks so cozy.

20. Stained Glass Lantern: new crochet square pattern

Looking for a unique design? Look no further! This “stained glass lantern” pattern is original, beautiful and fabulous! Make one for yourself and friends too, why not? via Lilla Bjorn Crochet.

Closeup of a blanket pattern that looks like stained glass.
Want something different? Try this pattern!

21. Modern Striped Crochet Baby Blanket – Free Pattern

This simple baby blanket is made using two colors and one stitch. It’s modern, beginner-friendly, and even gender-neutral. What’s not to love? via Jewels and Jones.

Modern striped crochet baby blanket.
If you want a modern pattern, here’s one for you.

22. FREE PATTERN: The “Pure Shores” blanket

This blanket is inspired by the ocean, beach, waves, and the summer. What a beautiful craft! Give it a try and make your own. via Martin Up North.

Wavy pattern blanket in pink and purple hues
Such a calm and pretty blanket.

23. Madhu blanket – Pattern release!

If you want a challenge, give this pattern a try! This is an intermediate-level pattern so if you are looking to learn something new, this is for you! It is a lap blanket full of texture. via Knitter Knotter.

Crochet blanket in yellow white and blue colors.
Perfect pattern for those who like a challenge.


Here’s a blanket that is beautiful, elegant, and did we mention blessed? It is! Make your own C2C blanket that has the word Blessed on it. via Eye Love Knots.

C2C blanket that says "blessed"
Have a blessed blanket!


This sugarplum crochet blanket is so easy and can be modified really simply for use with any yarn and for any desired size. Plus, it’s so soft, making it great for a new baby gift! via The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood.

White pink and salmon blanket hanging from a wall
So cozy!

26. Little Lily Baby Blanket

This stunning project is designed to create a colorful blanket without going through the hassle of collecting all the colors separately. It’s not as difficult as it looks, so give it a try. via Haak Maar Raak.

Colorful blanket pattern
Another cozy and colorful baby blanket.

27. Free Chevron Crochet Blanket Pattern

This chevron crochet blanket is a good way to expand your crochet skills and create a unique pattern blanket that is comfy and pretty! via Easy Crochet.

Gray brown and white blanket hanging from chair
Chevron crochet blankets are always a good idea.

28. Simple Half Double Crochet Blanket

This is the kind of crochet project you can pick up anytime and work a row or two, or you can plow through it and finish it quicker than you’ll believe. via Stitching Together.

Large white and gray blanket hanging from a chair.
Such a comfy blanket for winter days!


Here’s an original tutorial to make a mermaid tail in one evening – or less if it’s for a kid! This mermaid tail blanket crochet pattern is easier than you think. via Peanut & Plum.

Colorful mermaid tail crochet pattern.
For all of us who have a little mermaid at home!

30. The “One Step Beyond” Blanket – Free Pattern Inside

Make a blanket with a mosaic pattern for babies that like to feel, touch and play with their blankets. via Martin Up North.

Crochet blanket displayed outdoors
Another lovely blanket for winter days.

31. Midwinter Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

This free crochet pattern for the midwinter blanket is sure to make the coldest winter nights more cozy! Get bulky weight yarn for a cozier feel. via Rich Textures Crochet.

Twisted white crochet blanket.
Keep yourself warm with this beautiful blanket.

32. Easy Blanket Crochet Pattern

This tutorial is a good choice for beginners and makes a cozy blanket that makes it perfect for snuggling on the couch. You can make it as wide as you want! via Merry About Town.

Blue and gray blanket displayed on top of a sofa.
You won’t believe how easy this tutorial is.

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  1. Love the wreath ornament, I hope to make all my family members one for their tree, Thanks!

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