10 Cute Round Baby Blankets- Free Crochet Patterns

This is a collection of free patterns for round crochet baby blankets & ideas. Make an adorable handmade baby blanket for baby shower gift.


Welcoming a newborn baby into the world is the such a joyous occasion! And what would make a better gift than a round blanket especially made for the new bundle of joy.

I have found some adorable and free crochet baby blanket patterns you can choose from. These patterns are suitable for crocheters of any skill level. 

Whether you are making a blanket for baby boys or baby girl, these easy crochet baby blankets would make great gifts.

All you need to do is choose an easy project and change the color to suit the gender. You can also choose neutral colors or colors matching the nursery decor. 

To make the right size of the blanket, measure the approximate diameter of the crocheted blanket. Don’t forget that one round of stitches will add double the measurement to the diameter.

So, if one round of stitches measure 2 cm in diameter, 2 rounds of stitches will measure 4 cm in diameter and 3 rounds will measure 6 cm. This way you can easily make larger sizes of the blanket.

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What Basic Materials Do I Need For Making Round Crochet Baby Blankets?

Here is what you will need for making a cute round crochet baby blanket:

1. Yarn – consider the right type of yarn that will be suitable for a baby blanket. Make sure to choose types of yarn that are easily cleaned but soft for the baby’s skin. A great example is Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn.

The best option would be cotton, bamboo or other natural yarn blends.

Stay away from animal fibres as they may cause allergies or acrylic yarns which are not breathable. 

You can also choose from a wide range of crochet yarn weights. Opt for worsted weight yarn for a portable blanket or super bulky yarn if you are pushed for time, just keep in mind the total weight of blanket so it is not too heavy.

2. Stitch Markers – crocheting in round might get a little confusing, use plenty of stitch markers to keep track of your progress or mark the stitches you need to increase in

3. Crochet Hook – choose appropriate size of mm hook according to the recommendation on the yarn label

4. Scissors

5. Blocking Mats and Blocking Pins

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Basic Techniques For Successfully Making Round Crochet Baby Blankets

Many of these patterns use basic crochet stitches suitable for crochet beginner. Here are a few basic crochet skills, simple stitches, and techniques you might need to know:

1. single crochet (sc) – basic beginner friendly stitch or variations of this stitch like single crochet purl stitch

2. slip stitch (sl st) – used for closing joined rounds to connect to the first sc or first dc stitch

3. special stitches to add decorative touch like double crochet stitches (dc) or dc cluster, lacy shell stitch, crossed double crochet, blanket stitch, lotus stitch

4. magic ring (often called magic circle too)- very often the patterns will start with magic ring to work in the round

10 Free Round Crochet Baby Blankets

Take a look at this amazing collection of round crochet baby blankets.

Round Baby Blanket Free Pattern

This blanket pattern comes with written instructions as well as a video tutorial. It is a great choice for beginner crocheter to produce a beautiful blanket for a baby.

CLICK HERE for the free round crochet baby blanket pattern.

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Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

This beautiful, flower-inspired circle blanket makes a gorgeous gift to crochet for a baby or toddler. The pattern instructions are also include directions to crochet a larger round throw as well. 

It has a beautiful lacy texture made up of shells, clusters and cross stitches.

You can get the free pattern BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK.

romantic round crochet baby blanket

Easy Pattern for a Round Baby Blanket

This pattern is an easy-to-crochet baby blanket but is a great pattern for more experienced crocheters.

If you want your project to be a crochet baby blanket size you stop crocheting when you’ve reached the size you want, if you want a bigger size, a laphgan, or even a queen bed size continue crocheting. 

You can find the free pattern ON THIS BLOG.

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Beautiful Crochet Baby Blanket

This is a beautiful blanket that would be a great gift for a little girl, however, all you need to do is swap the yarn color for a boy blanket.

It uses Bernat Sport weight yarn.

CLICK ON THIS LINK to download the free pattern.

bernat round blanket crochet pattern

Round Easy Blanket For Baby 

This is a basic round blanket pattern that has so many possibilities to be customised.

Add small flowers for extra special finishing touch. Check out these Tiny Crochet Flowers available on my blog.

They don’t take much time at all, however it would be a great way to go the extra mile. 

You can download the free pattern FROM THIS WEBSITE.

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Free Crochet Blanket Pattern For Babies

The Springville Circle Baby Afghan is a crochet afghan pattern made with light weight yarn that has a skill level of easy.

It uses basic increases crochet technique.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free pattern download.

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Crochet Crib Blanket 

This easy round granny square baby blanket works up fast and uses simplified increase rounds, so it is easy to understand and fun to work on. 

It is made with two 150g Cakes DK yarn, and the finished diameter is 43” (109cm). You can use more cakes to make it any size you want!

CLICK HERE for the video tutorial.

granny cluster round crochet blanket for babies

Circular Crochet Baby Blanket

This adorable round blanket is crocheted in a shell stitch design and edged in picot points.

It uses 2 colour shades, but you could use a solid white and use as a Christening shawl, it is perfect for baby shower gift.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free pattern.

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Layer Cake Round Baby Blanket

Each round of this floral themed afghan features different crochet stitches to keep the project fresh and fun.

The pattern also comes in 7 different sizes, find the free pattern ON THIS BLOG.

floral themed round crochet baby blanket

Spin Me Around Blanket

A swirling and spinning circular blanket, very quick to work up, a simple repeating pattern that increases as you go.

You can make it to any size, from a cushion cover right up to a big bedspread: just keep following the repeating pattern.

CLICK HERE for the free download.

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Final Thoughts on Round Crochet Baby Blankets

I hope you enjoyed these round crochet baby blanket patterns for beginners. I have more free crochet patterns and tutorials that you might enjoy right here on the blog. 

Secondly, if you think your crochet crew would like it too, share the blog post link with them! 

You might also like these other crochet baby patterns:

  1. Adorable Free & Easy Crochet Baby Hat Pattern
  2. 55 Free And Easy Baby Crochet Blanket Patterns
  3. 10 Adorable Crochet Baby Booties To Make For Newborns
  4. Balloon Fiesta Crochet Baby Vest Top – Free Pattern
  5. Adorable Crochet Baby Romper – Free Laura Romper Pattern

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Veronika Cromwell | Blue Star Crochet

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10 Free Round Crochet Baby Blankets

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