10 easy to knit baby blankets
Baby blankets are treasured heirlooms; they keep baby snuggly warm and become favourite friends, often curled around little arms long into childhood. You don't need to be an advanced knitter to make a beautiful blanket -- we've found you 10 darling simple patterns that you'll love!
A simple stitch pattern, which you'll master after a couple of rows, creates this gorgeous reversible pattern using just knit and purl! The pattern contains written instructions and a chart too. Knit in aran or worsted weight yarn.
Simple knit and purl give this beautiful blanket textured hearts, and it's reversible too. Knit in any weight yarn.
Stripes are a beautifully effective way to create a colorwork effect, and you can choose shades to match a nursery! A simple cable edging is fun to knit and easy to learn. Knit in bulky yarn for a fast finish blanket.
Created with knit and slip stitches, this sweet snuggly blanket is knitted in 4ply yarn for a finer finish. Knit in a solid, semi solid or variegated shade.
Turn your stripes around and try a diagonal striped blanket! Fun for an adventurous beginner, knitting on the diagonal simply involves an increase in the first and last stitch of every other row.
Knit, purl and yarnovers create this beautiful pattern that is easy to knit, bordered by a cosy rib. Knit in your favourite DK yarn.
Knit a mitred square with stripes in any cosy aran or worsted yarn for a fabulous striped baby blanket. Choose your shades and change color as often as you like!
Blocks of different color and stitches are so effective and yet so simple to create. It's a super way to practise new stitches and color changes for new knitters -- and makes for a deliciously cosy blanket for a baby or toddler for the nursery, car or buggy! Knit in any aran or worsted weight yarn.
A super easy knit for new knitters -- stockinette with a garter stitch border in your favorite DK yarn. Choose two colors or be bold and make more stripes!
The perfect baby blanket for adventurous beginners! Lattice stitch is a great way to learn yarnovers, and the wide rib is good practice for your knit and purl.