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Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns {It’s all about the square!}

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Are you on the hunt for granny square crochet baby blanket patterns? You’re going to love these ideas that make wonderful baby shower gifts!

Loving these granny square crochet baby blanket patterns - so easy to make too!

Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

If you’ve ever started to crochet an afghan and then given up because of the sheer size of it you’re going to love today’s collection.

These granny square crochet baby blanket patterns are GORGEOUS but they also come together way more quickly than a full sized afghan.

So whether you’re expecting and want to make something beautiful for your own baby, or you have a pregnant friend and you want to make her a thoughtful baby shower gift these blanket patterns are just what you need!

Don’t forget that once you find a granny square design you like you don’t have to just make a baby blanket with it. You could keep going for a full sized afghan, or make a pillow cover or even a storage bag for the nursery!

1 | Granny Square Baby Blanket

Granny Square Baby Blanket

Let’s kick off with a giant granny square baby blanket. This isn’t lots of little squares joined together, just one that you grow and grow until you get to the size you want. I love how Stephanie picked out her yarn colors to match her diaper bag!

Granny Square Baby Blanket by All About Ami

2 | Victorian Flower Baby Blanket

Victorian Flower Granny Square Crochet Pattern

This blanket is beautiful, and romantic, and has a vintage feel to it. The Victorian flowers in each square are just precious.

This is an intermediate level pattern, but the the tutorial has 100 photos to help guide you through making it.

If you want to crochet a baby blanket for a christening or a baptism then this would be the perfect choice.

Victorian Flower Baby Blanket by Dada’s Place

3 | Granny Square Blanket

Pretty Granny Square Baby Blanket

There isn’t a pattern to go with this blanket since it’s just a basic granny square, but there are some good tips on how to plan out your colors so that you don’t have a regimented pattern.

Granny Square Blanket by Sarita Creative

4 | Starry Sun Blanket

Starry Sun Granny Square Crochet Pattern

I can’t decide what I love most about this baby blanket; the beautiful starburst sun pattern in the granny squares or the striped edging! This one is definitely vintage style with a modern twist and just perfect for a summer baby!

Starry Sun Blanket by Kerry Jayne Designs

5 | Mitered Granny Square Blanket

Mitered Granny Square Crochet Blanket

For an unusual design try this blanket which uses mitered granny squares. I’ve never seen anything like this before and it’s very modern and geometric!

Mitered Granny Square Blanket by Crochet Again

6 | Red White and Blue Granny Square Blanket

Circle in a Square Baby Blanket

I love the color combination used in this “circle in a square” crochet pattern. Work it up in cotton and it’s a fabulous choice for a summer baby. It feels gender neutral too so a good choice if you don’t know if the baby is a boy or a girl.

Red White and Blue Granny Square Blanket by Sarita Creative

7 | Sunburst Granny Square Blanket Tutorial

Sunburst Granny Square Baby Blanket

Here’s another circle in a square pattern that is just STUNNING! It sure does look like sunbursts, or maybe even sunflowers!

Sunburst Granny Square Blanket Tutorial by nittybits

8 | Little Sheep Crochet Blanket

Little Sheep Granny Square Blanket Pattern

Oh my goodness, isn’t that just the SWEETEST! I picked this one out because of the sheep but there are so many different animal granny square patterns I think we’ll have to pull together a collection of those real soon!

Little Sheep Crochet Blanket by Dada’s Place

9 | Granny Square Baby Blanket Free Pattern

Giant Granny Square Baby Blanket

And shall we finish up as we started with a giant granny square design? I love the pretty edging on this one and Lauren has worked it up in a few different color combinations so you can get some inspiration on what you want to use for your blanket.

Granny Square Baby Blanket by Daisy Cottage

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