Easy Colorful Knitted Blankets

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Easy Colorful Knitted Blankets
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Easy Colorful Knitted Blankets

Baby blankets don’t have to be boring. Break the monotony and make colorful blankets with a geometric pattern that will look like a newest collection of a home decor brand! It’s not difficult and you can make a pattern as you want really. You can make classic stripes or get more creative playing with their width and position – you will be amazed what effect you can get. You can use as many different colors as you wish or make it more classic. Try going super trendy and making an ombre effect by using many shades of the same color or a multicolored yarn. Remember that you can always make a bigger sized blanket that will fit an adult! Take a look at examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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1. Southport Baby Afghan Free Knitting Pattern

This blanket is an example of a colorful yet quite classic stripes pattern. It’s regular so it’s easy to make and the colors you choose can create a beautiful rainbow effect.

  • DESIGNED by Lion Brand Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Southport Baby Afghan Free Knitting Pattern

Go to the pattern: Southport Baby Afghan

2. Easy Puzzle Blanket Free Knitting Pattern

This is a bit more creative choice of a geometric pattern. As the pattern is irregular, there is no need of using so many colors. The irregular design will attract many!

  • DESIGNED by Purl Soho
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Easy Puzzle Blanket Free Knitting Pattern

Go to the pattern: Easy Puzzle Blanket

3. “Peekaboo” Baby Blanket

Indulge in the joy of knitting with a beautiful blanket that combines simplicity and charm. Knitted on the bias, this blanket is a labor of love that quickly takes shape with each stitch. There’s something magical about its diagonal pattern, making it an ideal choice for quick yet heartfelt baby gifts. Immerse yourself in the world of coziness and let this project transport you to the realm of handmade wonder. The pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Snufflebean Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A knitted afghan with different colors.

Photos by Snufflebean Yarn / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on snufflebean.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Knitter’s Choice Striped Blanket

Create a stunning, cozy masterpiece with this adorable knit blanket. It’s a labor of love from beginning to end. The creative journey begins with premium Yonder yarn, a favorite of knitting enthusiasts. Made from 50% highland wool and 50% alpaca, it embodies the perfect blend of beauty, depth and resilience. Elevate your knitting experience with this extraordinary Striped Blanket project. The free knitting pattern awaits!

  • DESIGNED by Ksenia Naidyon
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A striped knitted blanket hanging on a rack.

Photos by Ksenia Naidyon / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Fall Foliage Blanket

Brighten up your interior with this stunning fall-themed knit creation. It features three distinct motifs, each worked from corner to corner using simple increase and decrease techniques. Basic color swaps bring these motifs to life, and they’re seamlessly combined to create a chic, deco-inspired fall foliage. You will work with garter stitch, cast on, cast off and more, making it a stylish addition to any contemporary living space. Experience the beauty of fall with the easy blanket knitting pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A bed with a knitted blanket on it.

Photos by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Knit Mitered Throw

This knit blanket is a great piece to snuggle up with some snacks and watch a fall movie. If you’re a little tired of the typical handknit square, this captivating design will brighten up some of your evenings. The blanket looks great with both contrasting bright colors and muted colors. The step-by-step knitting pattern for this piece is free and easy to follow. Check it out and get started today!

  • DESIGNED by Amy Gunderson
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A knitted afghan on a couch.

Photos by Premier Yarns / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. Soft as a Cloud Baby Blanket

This soft and cozy knit blanket feels like heaven. Your little one is sure to love it, and it’s an interesting project. The light pastel colors with an ombre effect create a stunning rainbow pattern. It is captivating yet not too bright, so it will easily lift your baby’s spirits. The project is suitable for those who already know the basics of knitting.

  • DESIGNED by Suzanne Middlebrooks
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a blanket with tassels on it.

Photos by HillCountryWeavers / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hillcountryweavers.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Garter Stripe Throw

An easy knit blanket for beginners. This project is based on the simple garter stitch and color changing techniques. It’s a good choice for those who want to try knitting by hand and don’t want to lose all their nerves at the first attempt. The step-by-step tutorial guarantees an effortless experience if you read it carefully and follow the instructions.

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A multicolored knitted rug on a table.

Photos by Premier Yarns Design Team / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Bright Knit Beach Blanket

If you’re looking for a blanket pattern with summer vibes, this is it. The combination of the eternal stripes and the bright colors make it a real eye-catcher. The pattern is designed with beginners in mind, so you only need to know the basics of knitting to bring it to life. This knitted blanket pattern is free and comes in a convenient PDF format.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a beach chair with a blanket on it.

Photos by Yarnspirations /  yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

10. Heirloom Stripe Blanket Knit-Along

A stunning knit blanket that will brighten up your home. The blanket is truly elegant due to the simple stripe design combined with the soothing pastel colors. The design is originally made for the confident beginner, but you can use it for some relaxing experience even if you’re a more experienced knitter.

  • DESIGNED by Emma Munn
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of striped blankets on a bed.

Photos by Emma Munn / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on woolbox.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Super Simple Striped Baby Blanket

This simple yet charming striped baby blanket is a joy to knit, offering a fun and relaxing project that results in a lasting and bright piece. Whether you’re new to knitting or looking for a quick project, this striped blanket is sure to be worth your time. Add it to your project list!

  • DESIGNED by Haley Waxberg
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Handmade multicolored knit blanket draped over a wooden chair.

Photos by Haley Waxberg / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knitomatic.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. 46-10 Seaside Seashells Blanket

This project allows you to create a coastal-inspired bay blanket that brings the soothing vibes of the beach to your nursery. The project is generally simple, so you are sure to complete it quickly. It’s a chance for your baby to explore the beauty of the ocean through stitches and colors, so don’t miss out!

  • DESIGNED by DROPS design
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT knitting
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A peaceful baby sleeps while swaddled in a colorful knitted blanket.

Photos by DROPS design / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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