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Animal Granny Squares {Perfect for Crochet Baby Blankets!}

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We fell in love with these animal granny squares the minute we saw them and we know you’re going to love turning them into sweet crochet baby blankets!

Loving these animal granny squares - they are so stinking CUTE!

Animal Granny Squares

So yesterday I was rounding up granny square baby blanket patterns for you when I came across the CUTEST sheep design. And of course then I discovered so many adorable animal granny squares I decided they needed their own post!

So whether you want to work your animal motifs into a baby blanket, a pillow or even a rug for the nursery you will be spoilt for choice with these designs!

1 | Lion Granny Square Pattern and Tutorial

Lion Granny Square Blanket

Let’s kick off today’s cute-fest with this sweet lion granny square motif. I really like the idea of doing the lions and square borders in different colors to give a rainbow effect to the blanket.

Lion Granny Square Pattern and Tutorial by Dada’s Place

2 | Rainbow Lion Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Rainbow Lion Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Or how about this super cute little lion with his own rainbow mane? Oh my! If you have a friend who is expecting this would make the most wonderful baby shower gift!

Rainbow Lion Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Dada’s Place

3 | Crochet Tiger Square Pattern

Tiger Granny Square Motif Pattern

If lions aren’t your thing then how about a sweet tiger? There’s a chart and written instructions to show you how he works up.

Crochet Tiger Square Pattern by Thoresby Cottage

4 | Crochet Monkey Square Motif

Monkey Granny Square Crochet pattern

Or how about a monkey? If you have a wild animal theme in your nursery then a blanket combining the tiger and monkey would be really sweet!

Crochet Monkey Square Motif by Thoresby Cottage

5 | Teddy Bear Blanket

Teddy Bears Hearts Granny Square Pattern

This crochet baby blanket pattern has two granny squares, a teddy bear face and a heart. It’s a baby safe pattern because it has no buttons or beads. At 22 inches by 22 inches it’s the perfect size for a Moses basket or stroller.

Teddy Bear Blanket by Kerry Jayne Designs

6 | Spring Bunny Granny Square Motif

Bunny Rabbit Granny Square Motif

Why not welcome a Spring baby into the world with a blanket made up with this adorable bunny rabbit?

Spring Bunny Granny Square Motif by Jayda In Stitches

7 | Crochet Bunny Baby Blanket

Bunny Granny Square Baby Blanket Pattern

Or how about this cute bunny square alternating with a circle granny square? The squares are joined together with double crochet seam and then finished up with a pretty shell stitch border.

Crochet Bunny Baby Blanket by Kerry Jayne Designs

8 | Zookeeper Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Zookeeper Crochet Blanket
Zookeeper Granny Square Crochet Patterb

And let’s finish up our collection with this ADORABLE zookeeper baby blanket design. Just look at all those animal granny squares all wrapped up into one sweet blanket! My son would go crazy over this one so it looks like I’m adding it to my project list!

Zookeeper Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern by Alyse Crochet

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