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19 Free Baby Afghan Patterns For Knitters

By: Blair Chavis, editor for

Baby Afghan Knitting PatternBefore heading out to your next baby shower, check out these free knit afghan patterns. These 19 Free Baby Afghan Patterns For Knitters can be given as holiday gifts or make especially meaningful presents for new arrivals. These easy afghan patterns don't fit a specific mold - there are free baby blanket knitting patterns for everyone from beginners to experts. Save these ideas for later - you never know when you'll need a baby shower or new mommy gift. Best of all, these items will surely become keepsakes and comfort items for little ones.

There are so many free baby blanket knitting patterns, you might not know where to start. If you're new to knitting, consider working on a solid afghan. Once you've had some practice, move on to more intricate free knit baby blanket patterns. While you're at it, test your skills and try something new - you won't regret it. Show off your work and give your baby blanket knit pattern as a gift or save it and use it for yourself - no one will know that it's actually meant for little ones!

Baby Afghan Knitting Patterns

19 Free Baby Afghan Patterns For Knitters
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66 Fantastic Free Afghan Patterns + New Crochet Afghan Patterns

Knitters and crocheters alike will fall in love with these 66 Fantastic Free Afghan Patterns + 5 New Crochet Afghan Patterns. There are so many great ideas in this collection, so prepare to spend time working on some quality free baby blanket knitting patterns. The colors and designs make these projects one-of-a-kind and unexpected. Start working on one of these free baby afghan patterns today.




Solid-Colored Free Knitting Afghan Patterns

lacy stitch blanket

Don't assume that solid-colored free baby blanket knitting patterns are boring. These projects are pretty and eye-catching but still easy enough for beginners. Follow these free knit baby blanket patterns and discover how fun it is to create your own gifts for baby showers and birthdays. With these projects, you'll learn a bunch of new techniques and tricks.

  1. Lacy Stitch Blanket - Add some lovely lace knitting textures to your home with this precious pattern.
  2. Baby Afghan Knitting Pattern - A simple pattern that looks charming in every color.
  3. Knit Ripple Blanket - A ripple afghan in a solid color adds interest without overwhelming a nursery.
  4. Satin Cradle Blanket - Add this knit afghan pattern to your baby's cradle for some serious snuggles.
  5. Lacy Violet Baby Blanket - Pretty purple hues transform this simple, feminine afghan into something special.


Multi-Colored Free Knitting Afghan Patterns

Once you've mastered free baby blanket knitting patterns that one use one color of yarn, it's time to move on to more complicated projects. These free knitting afghan patterns aren't too complicated to create, making them ideal for anyone with a little experience. Choose your favorite colors and add a fun persona touch to your work.

  1. Blue and White Baby Blanket - Blue and white combine to make the perfect knit afghan pattern for boys.
  2. Knit Chevron Baby Blanket - A chevron pattern can add a trendy, cool look to any space.
  3. Modern Lovely Baby Afghan - Modern designs in traditional stitches combine for one stunning (and easy) afghan pattern for babies.


Free Knitting Afghan Patterns with Designs

Now it's time to get down to business and really challenge yourself. These free baby blanket knitting patterns aren't just for newborns - the designs and motifs will make them a hit with small children, too. Don't be afraid to step outside the box and try something new. These free knit baby blanket patterns allow you to use the techniques you have while building new skills.

  1. Block Fun Blanket - Blocks bring fun textures into your kids room.
  2. Duck Baby Blanket Pattern - Little ducklings for your little duckling.
  3. Plaid Blanket for Babies - This plaid afghan pattern is perfect for a woodsy-themed nursery.
  4. Diamond Baby Blanket - Diamonds are a baby's best friend!
  5. Multicolored Diamond Blanket - With so many colors, your baby will be jazzed to cuddle into this knitting pattern.
  6. Blue and Yellow Nursery Blanket - Blue and yellow made a happy pattern.


Square-Design Free Knitting Afghan Patterns

Get back to basics with these easy afghan patterns. If think squares aren't an exciting look, think again. These free knit baby blanket patterns prove that you don't have to have years of knitting experience to create a beautiful design.

  1. Blue Knit Baby Blanket - Baby blues make some of the best baby blanket patterns.
  2. Radiating Squares Baby Blanket - These squares will stun anyone who sees them.
  3. Staggered Square Knit Blanket - This charming and brand new pattern idea are a reader fave!
  4. Tri-Color Squares Blanket - Three color blankets are perfect for nurseries.
  5. Striped Baby Blankie - Stripes are a classic look that we can never turn down.


Baby Love free eBook


If you like easy afghan patterns then you'll Baby Love, a free eBook from FaveCrafts and Red Heart Yarn. You'll find both crochet projects and free knit baby blanket patterns. Download a copy and get to work on your next fantastic creation.






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This is a very nice assortment of baby blankets, from the simple to the sublime. It seems there is something here to suit everyone's taste and abilities. I especially like the Duck Baby Blanket and the Tri-color squares. Thanks for the very useful reference.

There are insanely cute. Any of them would make the perfect gift for my newest god daughter. 3


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