The Sweetest Midwife Blanket Ideas

Blankets are one of the most cosy things we have in our houses. They are particularly useful and just great when it comes to babies. Especially newborns, right?

They are classic, look fun and sophisticated at the same time, and are quite easy to make. If you’re expecting a baby, or know someone close that does, don’t hesitate and make one of these cute blankies. They are warm, but soft and delicate, so they won’t irritate the delicate baby skin. Those patterns are easy to adjust to your preferences, so you can make whatever you like out of them. Take a look at examples below to check the current trends and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.



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Call the Midwife Afghan – Free Crochet Pattern and Ideas

Call the Midwife Blanket Version

Self-striping yarn in this design is a risky choice, but crocheter behind The Yarn Ark made it look truly beautiful! Even though the stripes of the yarn doesn’t match the modules of the blanket, the overall effect is nicely balanced and eye-pleasing. As you can see, it’s an easy way to make a baby blanket without having to weave in the ends.

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION by The Yarn Ark
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by theyarnark / instagram.com

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com. Version pictured above comes from instagram.com: top photo, bottom photo.

Call the Midwife Afghan Version

Midwife blanket became an instant classic, so it’s no surprise that so many crocheters still love this pattern! As you can see in the photos, author of this cute version decided to go for just one color. She used Stylecraft yarns called ReCreate in the lovely shade called Rose. Fitting for a little princess, right?

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by Flicky Boos Crochet and Crafts
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by flickybooscrochetandcrafts / instagram.com

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com. Version pictured above comes from instagram.com.

Call the Midwife Afghan Version

White or off-white is the safest choice for a baby blanket, that’s for sure! You should choose this color especially, if you don’t know if the baby will be a girl or a boy. DK yarn makes this blanket perfect for warm weather, as it’s not that heavy. Additionally, the size is just right – 76 x 104 cm. Take a look below and check out the original v-stitch edging!

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by Karen Rumsey
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by karen_crochets / instagram.com

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com. Version pictured above comes from instagram.com.

Call the Midwife Blanket Version

This gorgeous blankie in the pictures below will make the best gift for your expecting friends or your baby, if you’re waiting for one. It’s quite friendly for beginner and it looks absolutely stunning, doesn’t it? Feel free to play not only with the colors, but also with the edging.

  • DESIGNED by thecrochetcrowd
  • THIS VERSION is by monet.alexa
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by monet.alexa / Instagram.com

Find this free pattern on thecrochetcrowd, The photos are here.

Call the Midwife Afghan

This beautiful blanket in the pictures below is made with so many fantastic colors, that will look amazing on a stroller walk. Spring is just the perfect time to use such vibrant and eye catching colors. I love the bright and fresh bubblegum vibe, what do you think about it?

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by crochetedforcuddles
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by crochetedforcuddles / Instagram.com

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more on Ravelry. The photos are here.

Call the Midwife Afghan

I love the combination of adorable little hearts with the call the midwife pattern. It creates such a unique and sweet design, that’s just ideal for a baby! This blankie on the pictures below was made by handwerkliefde.bymirjam and it’s a fantastic inspiration for a quick and super comfy project.

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by handwerkliefde.bymirjam
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by handwerkliefde.bymirjam / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more on Ravelry. The top photo is here and the bottom photo is here. The pattern for the hearts is here

Call the Midwife Afghan

This beautiful, cream baby blanket is going to be one of the most gorgeous pieces of yours, because neutrals are always the right choice. The detailing is just on point, and the edging looks simply amazing, right? What a great idea for a handmade gift. See below how MrsLarryC did it!

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by MrsLarryC
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by MrsLarryC on Ravelry.

Call the Midwife

I really love colorful blankets, because they are so full of joy and fun! This particular one, which you can see below, uses variegated multicolored yarn and looks great, right? It’s a good idea for a last-minute baby shower gift, because it works up fast and the pattern is beginner-friendly.

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by Esky147
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by Esky147 on Ravelry.

If you need more inspiration, check out our article on Sophie’s Dream Blanket Ideas.

Call The Midwife

Mint is such a classic color, especially in baby accessories, so choose it if you need a gender-neutral blanket. You can easily make it as big as you want, because the pattern is easily adjustable. See in the photos below how lovely it looks in this color.

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by zonnebloempje1
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by zonnebloempje1 on Ravelry.

Call the midwife blanket

Pink is such a lovely, delicate color, so it is great for a newborn baby. It’s a lightweight blanket, so it won’t irritate the baby’s delicate skin. Mytia89 added amazing scalloped border to it, and I must admit that it adds even more style to this romantic design. See for yourself in the pictures below!

  • DESIGNED by Jonna Martinez
  • THIS VERSION is by Mytia89
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on jonnamartinez.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by Mytia89 on Ravelry.

If you like these patterns, see more Cute Crochet Baby Blankets!

The Midwife Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern and Ideas

Call the Midwife

The combination of blue and white is absolutely classic when it comes to making a timeless blankie for a baby, or just a comfy little lapghan for you to feel super cozy after all day. The finished size is approximately 36 x 40”, but it’s easily adjustable.

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by Herself10
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by Herself10 / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

Midwife baby blanket 2

I love the colors twist on this incredible version of the midwife blanket, do you? The combination of delicate, white yarn with these delicate, pastel shades will make the perfect blankie for your babies nursery, don’t you think? Will you make one?

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by aldi_crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by aldi_crochet / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. The photos are here.

Midwife baby blanket 2

How sweet is this midwife baby blankie on the pictures below? This particular version was created by bevelina7 based on the original design of Rebecca Langford. As you can see, it will make a really thoughtful, full of love gift, that will be cherished forever! 

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by bevelina7
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by bevelina7 / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. The photos are here.

Midwife baby blanket 2

Blue blankets really remind me of the ocean, because the shades beautifully imitate the ocean waves. This project is really simple, so you don’t have to worry if you’re a beginner. Mifke used variegated yarn in blue shades to make this blanket, and you can see in the photos below how nice is the color flow in her version.

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by Mifke
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by Mifke on Ravelry.

The Midwife Blanket

This pale pink blanket is bordered with fun white lacy edging, and you must admit that it makes it look even more elegant and sophisticated. Floral openwork makes it just perfect for a little baby, because it looks romantic and delicate. Take a look at the photos below to see how luckyrose did it.

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by luckyrose
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by luckyrose on Ravelry.

Want to try something more complex? Check out Beautiful Lilliana CAL!

The Midwife Blanket

It’s gonna be a great blanket for both boys and girls, because it uses such a classic, blue color. Lacy crochet blanket is a wonderful idea for a gift for a baby shower, or Christening. Consider it, because future parents will just love it! See in the photo below how nice can this design look in solid color.

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by oloflilja
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by oloflilja on Ravelry.

Call the Midwife Blanket

This violet blanket is so joyful and colorful, that you just want to wrap yourself in it. It is lightweight, but warm and cozy, so perfect to wrap a baby in it. Take a look below to see how 3littlehelpers combined two tones of lilac yarn in this lacy design.

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • THIS VERSION is by 3littlehelpers
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry. See this particular version by 3littlehelpers on Ravelry.

Variations on the Midwife Blanket Theme

Call the Mandalorian

Inspired by the classic midwife blanket, Kat decided to redesign it for Star Wars lovers, so here it is! Can you spot Yoda’s silhouette in the photos below? Not only does she changed simple floral pattern for the Yoda one, but also introduced bobbly frame around each square. Now this is something new!

  • DESIGNED by Kat Zimmermann
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

PHOTOS by Kat Zimmermann / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on craftematics.com, or read more on ravelry.com.

Joyful Midwife Ripple Blanket

This adorable blankie in the pictures below is absolutely perfect to welcome your baby with! If you’re looking for a delicate alternative to the Call the Midwife blanket but love the sweet simple lacy look, this project is absolutely for you! The finished size is enough to snuggle a baby!

  • DESIGNED by Sharon Murphy
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

PHOTOS by Sharon Murphy / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on thestitchfoundry.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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