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25+ Baby Crochet Patterns: Quick Crochet Ideas for Boys & Girls!

I come from a really big family and there are always kids running around, wreaking havoc and making people laugh. I love being an aunt to all my cousins’ kids (and there are a lot of them!). One of my favorite things about it is being to make them things, so I love finding the perfect baby crochet patterns and making something especially for them.

There are always comments on Facebook looking for ideas for babies so I put together a list of some of my favorite crochet baby patterns for you. This list has everything from quick and easy accessories to slightly more intricate designs for both boys and girls. I hope you enjoy!

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

Baby Crochet Patterns

There are so many things you can make for babies so think of this list as a starting point. I’ve linked to patterns that I love, but you can always use these ideas to start thinking of how you can make something your own! With all the patterns out there, it’s so easy to find the right thing once you know what to look for. So if there’s no link for an item, it’s because I couldn’t pick just one to include!

Crochet Baby Booties

1. Kimono Baby Booties Pattern

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

2. Sweetheart Baby Booties Pattern

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

3. Tinker Bell Baby Booties Pattern

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

Crochet Teethers & Plushies

4. Bubbles and Goldfish Teether Crochet Pattern

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

5. Lion Teething Ring Rattle

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

6. Little Bear Rattle Pattern

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

7. Bella the Crochet Butterfly Rattle

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

8. Evelyn the Elephant Plushie Pattern

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

I also have a bunch of amigurumi plushie patterns HERE!

9. Crochet Baby Blocks Pattern

This one is part of my free ebook, The Beginner’s Guide to Crochet! There are 12 free patterns and tutorials included and you can grab a copy right here.

Crochet Clothing for Babies

10. Crochet Baby Hats

11. Crochet Baby Sweaters – I have 5 included in this post

Baby crochet Patterns Ideas for boys and girls!

12. Mila Sweater Free Pattern

13. Simple Raglan Baby Jacket

14. Crocheted dresses for girls

15. Crocheted pants & overalls for boys

16. Beachside Baby Romper

17. Diaper Covers / Bloomers


Crochet Baby Blankets

18. Hudson Baby Blanket Pattern

19. Bright Stars Bobble Blanket Pattern

20. Summer Waves Baby Blanket Pattern

Other Ideas to Crochet for Baby

21. Crochet washcloths

22. Modern Crochet bibs – Wheya Bib Pattern

23. Crochet Boho Bib Pattern

23. Playmats

24. Socks and Mittens

25. Aspen Socialite Crochet Headband Pattern

26. Crochet Baby Bobble Headband

27. Crocheted Bottle Covers

28. Dear Vera’s Pacifier Clip

BONUS: Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies: 101 Projects for infants and Toddlers

If you crochet for kids a lot or you know you’ll be making a few things, I highly recommend you check out this book! It’s a collection of 101 crochet patterns that are adorable and so easy to make. They only use small amounts of yarn (since babies are small!) and there’s just a huge variety to choose from.

The set I made below is the Summer Kisses Cardigan Pattern from the book, along with a couple of things I freehanded using the same stitch pattern. It’s made in one color in the cook, but I used two colors to add contrast and I just made a whole set with it! The booties are the same pattern as my Sweetheart Baby booties pattern, with a few extra rows added to make it taller and a picot edge to finish.

Related: My Favorite Books for Crochet Stitches + Knitting & Crochet Patterns

Thanks so much for reading! What are your favorite baby crochet patterns? I think toys and clothing are my favorites, but I also love making blankets. If you want to see more like this, visit some of my other roundups up in the menu at the top of the page, or subscribe down below to get free patterns, tips, and more delivered right to your inbox every week! It’s free and you get access to resources like the ones below!

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Wednesday 29th of September 2021

I love theses lil toys great ideas