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5 Prettiest Crochet Stitches to Use for Baby Blankets

A list of the 5 prettiest crochet stitches to use for baby blankets. Each of the 5 stitches are easy to make and include guided tutorials!

For today’s stitch roundup, I’m going to show you 5 of the prettiest crochet stitches you can use for baby blankets. Each of these stitches is beginner-friendly and easy! So if you’ve been on the lookout for cute crochet stitches, then take a look at the roundup below.

Each of the 5 crochet stitches include a guided photo tutorial and some even have a step-by-step video tutorial. So there’s something for everyone!

5 prettiest crochet stitches to use for baby blankets

Best Yarns to Use for Baby Blankets

Some of my favorite yarns to use for baby blankets are cotton and bamboo yarns. I figured I would mention them in case you need some guidance on what type of yarns are best to use for baby blankets. I find that an all natural yarn works best for baby projects. Maybe that’s just personal preference, but I find that cotton and bamboo yarn hold up really well over the years.

I’ve tried a variety of cotton and bamboo yarns, but some of my favorites include:

Cotton Yarn BrandsBamboo Yarn Brands
Ganxxet – Utku Cotton Yarn Ganxxet – Bamboo yarn
Lion Brand – A Star is Born : Oh Baby YarnLion Brand – Coboo Yarn (mix)
Lion Brand – Pima Cotton YarnLion Brand – Truboo Yarn

5 Pretty Crochet Stitches for Baby Blankets

crochet pretty puff stitch

1. Crochet Puff Stitch – This easy puff stitch pattern is the perfect stitch for baby blankets. Its made using only chain, double crochet, and puff stitches. The perfect combination for a baby blanket!

Stitch tutorial includes: Step-by-step photos and a guided video tutorial.

Level: Beginner +

crochet lotus stitch, easy crochet stitch

2. Lotus Crochet Stitch – the lotus stitch is an easy and fun stitch to learn! A perfect stitch for adventurous crochet beginners who want to add to their stitch library. This stitch consists of chain, single crochet, and puff stitches.

Stitch tutorial includes: Step-by-step photos and a guided video tutorial.

Level: Beginner +

crochet shell stitch, one stitch repeat

3. Shell Crochet Stitch – If you want to crochet a baby blanket fast, pick this stitch. Its an easy, one-stitch repeat that creates a lovely triangular texture. Its made using only chains, single crochet, and double crochet. Perfect for baby blankets and pillows, like this one here.

Level: Beginner

More Baby Blanket Stitch Ideas

crochet granite stitch, easy crochet baby blanket stitches

4. Granite Stitch – One of my all time favorite stitches! I’ve used this stitch countless times in many different crochet projects. The granite stitch is an easy crochet stitch that consist of chain and single crochet. The single crochets create a little “v,” which make it look like a knitting stitch.

Stitch tutorial includes: Step-by-step photos and a guided video tutorial.

Level: Beginner

suzette stitch, easy one repeat crochet stitch

5. Suzette Crochet Stitch – a timeless crochet stitch that works for many different crochet projects. This stitch consist of only single crochet and double crochet.

Stitch tutorial includes: Step-by-step photos and a guided video tutorial.

Level: Beginner

Free Pattern: Eta Baby Blanket

free crochet baby blanket pattern, eta crochet baby blanket

Learn how to crochet this adorable baby blanket using the Suzette Stitch. The Eta baby blanket is a beginner friendly crochet pattern. It features cozy cotton, thick stripes, tassels, and made with heaps of love. The perfect little combination for a baby blanket.

I hope you enjoyed this quick roundup of the 5 prettiest crochet stitches for baby blankets. What was your favorite crochet stitch from the roundup or do you have one that’s not on the list? Anyhow, let me know in the comments.

Have a beautiful rest of your day!

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CAROL L MAIOCCHI

Wednesday 9th of February 2022

Thank you for your expertise and time.

Nicky

Sunday 13th of February 2022

Thank you!

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