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Quick Crochet Baby Makes

Updated February 16, 2023
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Are you ready for a bit of a babygeddon? 😂 Spring always seems to be a popular time for new babies, so I thought I would share some of my favourite quick crochet baby makes over the next few weeks. I’m also going to be sharing some mum-friendly makes. I know from personal experience how wonderful handmade baby gifts are, so no matter what your crochet experience is, there will be a pattern for you in these collections. Even if you’re a brand new hooker, you’ll be able to make one or two of these simple and quick baby crochet patterns.

BLANKETS

Let’s start with the classics. A crochet baby blanket is often the go-to pattern when you’re looking for a gift for a new baby. I have a pair of easy-to-make, pretty blankets that look beautiful no matter what colour scheme you choose:

A granny ripple blanket in shades of lilac, purple, pink and cream is laid over a white miniature bed with a straw mat directly under the blanket.

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A lilac and white striped blanket is draped over a white bed post.

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WHAT’S IN A COLOUR?

While baby blankets have traditionally been made in soft shades of pink and blue, modern society is switching away from gendered coloured schemes. If you’re looking to create a thoughtful and loving gift for a modern mum, a gender neutral baby blanket is often the best way forward. This doesn’t mean shying away from traditional colours completely, just delivering them in a fresh new way. Why not try one of the colour schemes below, if you need a little help?

Cheerful

Vintage

Duck Egg

Fresh

Sunny Day

All of the colours shown are Stylecraft Special DK. I LOVE this yarn so much. The colour palette is incredible and it’s so budget friendly!

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ACCESSORIES

Moving on from blankets, another traditional new baby gift is accessories. I have a couple of patterns that are fast, fun and SO simple to make. No matter whether you’re new to the hook or a seasoned pro these patterns are perfect.

For a modern twist, use bright variations of classic baby colours like coral, turquoise and saffron.

A pair of crochet baby booties in coral are pegged onto a white string.

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An aqua coloured baby beanie is pegged onto a white string.

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If you can’t get enough of cute crochet for babies then you’ll love these:

A trio of baby beanies in pink, cream and aqua and pegged onto twine in front of a pink wooden background.

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TOYS

Crochet toys are the ULTIMATE in quick crochet baby makes. From stuffies and loveys to rattles and rings…I’ve got you covered. I have such a HUGE collection of crochet baby toys on Bella Coco that it would be impossible to feature them all in this blog post. If you’re looking for a cute toy and aren’t taken with any of the featured patterns, try browsing the #crochettoy section.

A pair of crochet octopi in aqua and red sit on top of a miniature white bed.

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A collection of four baby rattles in neutral tones of brown, beige and pink are scattered onto a playful fabric pattern. The rattles have bunny or bear heads.

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A pair of panda motif rings are crocheted in bright colourful yarn.

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A unicorn lovey blanket is spread wide open on a white background. The lovey is made in soft pastel rainbow colours and has star motifs at the edge of the blanket.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this collection of free and quick crochet baby makes. I’d LOVE to hear about it if you decide to make any of them and be sure to tag me @bellacococrochet on social media if you share pictures!

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