When all is dark and cold outside, there’s nothing like curling up by the fireside with a festive blanket. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas throw project to hunker down with this holiday season or making a gift for someone special, we’ve sleighed far and wide for the softest, cosiest Christmas crochet blanket patterns to make this season. Which one is your favourite?

1. Nordic festive blanket

This beautiful Nordic blanket by Kate Eastwood is perfect for all through the chilly winter. With its delicate ornament heart and star motif and a traditional red and white colour palette, this joyful pattern will take you away to a dreamy Nordic cabin in the snow!

2. Starlight dancer blanket

Taking inspiration from bejewelled festive ornaments, this beautiful hexagonal crochet pattern is a modern twist on the classic Christmas crochet blanket pattern. We love the kaleidoscope of colour and joyful composition. While the starlight dancer blanket looks complicated, once you master making your first hexagon, you’ll sleigh ride through this beautiful make!

3. Big granny square blanket

This Christmas blanket is perfect for beginner crocheters. Pick your favourite shades of holly green, robin red and snowy white for a Christmas blanket you can whip up in a single weekend!

4. Christmas snowflakes baby blanket

Make baby’s first Christmas one to remember with this beautiful snowflake baby afghan. Designed in traditional red and snowy white worsted yarn, your little one will love bundling up with this soft, cosy make.

5. Novelty Christmas pudding afghan

This cosy pudding cover-up blanket will put a smile on everyone’s face! So snuggly and soft, the smiley pudding face and holly berry motif is perfect for wrapping up in or draping over your fave chair as festive decor.

6. Christmas sweater blanket

This jolly Christmas sweater blanket pattern is crammed with enchanting detail and beautiful crochet stitches with every round. Bursting with colour and texture, seasoned makers will love showing off their crochet stitch skills with this beautiful blanket pattern that looks like it’s straight from Santa’s workshop.

7. Christmas around the world blanket

Celebrating festive traditions from all around our beautiful planet, this magnificent Christmas blanket pattern is overflowing with inspiration. From the elegant poinsettia at its centre, the design features pine trees and cones, traditional Christmas candle and festive sweaters, this blanket is filled with Christmas characters and motifs! 

8. Simple Christmas tree blanket

For those who are branching out to intarsia, this adorable Christmas tree blanket design from Corner to Corner is tree-mendous. Wonderful for bringing some festive cheer to a kid’s playroom or nursery, the pattern includes an easy colour chart to guide you each stitch of the way!

9. Cuddly cabin afghan

It doesn’t get more cosy than this divine cabin afghan, sprinkled with adorable cabin and 3D pine tree motif. Whip up in cloud soft machine washable Paintbox Yarns DK for a festive winter project you’ll love melting away with. Don’t forget to enjoy with a hot chocolate!

10. Northern timberline plaid

Imagine this. Hot cocoa, open fire, your favourite Christmas movie and this beautiful timberline plaid blanket keeping you wrapped up warm. This timeless crochet blanket is designed in rich shades of burgundy and smokey charcoal worsted yarn for an irresistible make you’ll treasure year after year!

11. Traditional Christian afghan

This traditional Christian afghan is crocheted in calming natural shades and embellished with festive symbols. A beautifully meditative make to stitch this festive season.

12. Bobbly bauble throw

This bright bobbly bauble throw is overflowing with Christmas cheer thanks to its fantastically festive bobbly design! Best for intermediate crocheters, this jazzy blanket is will keep you hooks busy all the way up to Christmas Eve.

13. Snow baby blanket

This classic beginner baby blanket is perfect for keeping your little bundle of joy toasty this Christmas. Wonderful as a gift, this precious Christmas crochet blanket pattern is designed in chunky yarn in a snug snowy shade, you can whip up in a single weekend!

14. Hooded Christmas elf blanket

Your very own little elf will adore this adorable novelty Christmas hooded blanket pattern. This easy beginner project will make a wonderful Christmas treat for your little ones to discover under the tree on Christmas day. You can even stitch some cute elf ears too!

15. Hibernation bear blanket rug

For the cutest rug south of the North Pole this adorable pattern can be used as a blanket, throw or mat for your little cubs this Christmas. Designed in the softest furry yarn, the teddy bear head doubles as a plushy pillow, so baby can have a bear nap when the festive excitement gets too much.

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