Rainbow Ripple Baby Blankets

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Ripple-stitched blankets have always been a very popular design. The rippled stitches are a a commonly used way of making visually and tactilely patterned textured surfaces.  The project requires little effort and rewards the crocheter with a final product that looks like it’s a lot more intricate than it really is. Let’s see the most beautiful examples of ripple baby blankets. Links to free patterns are under the corresponding photos.

Chunky Rainbow Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Most people associate rainbows with something light, ephemeral and diaphanous. Here is a lovely project that will show you that a rainbow can be thick, luxuriant and… well… chunky. This thickly stitched rainbow with rippled bands of colors is a great project for beginners to make a large project to build their skills and motivate thm to make more. Other than that, it’s just a fine project that anyone will enjoy making.

Skills: beginner             Designer: Clare M

Chunky Rainbow Blanket

The full article about this pattern is here:

Chunky Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket

Wacky Wave Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Here is a beautiful, beach inspired and deliciously delirious blanket in a myriad colorful waves. It bears all the colors of the rainbow, and then some. In fact, if you look, you can see all of the visible spectrum in this gorgeous creation. It is truly amazing, what can be done just by varying the colors amongst wavy ripples. This is very definitely a cheer-you-up, go-to-your-happy-space blanket… both in the making, and in the using.

Skills: beginner             Designer: Jellina Verhoeff

Wacky Wave Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about this pattern is here:

Wacky Wave Blanket

Spring Landscape Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

The Spring Landscape blanket is evocative of a springtime meadow in the sunshine, with all of the flowers in bloom, and the sun making their colors come alive. This is a fairly easy project, just right for a beginner to build their basic skills into a fine product. And even if you are more advanced, this is still a very worthwhile pattern.

Skills: beginner             Designer: Justina Kirkwood

Spring Landscape Blanket

The full article about this pattern is here:

Spring Landscape Blanket

Easy Ripple Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

Here is the easiest pattern of all. No matter whether you are looking for a baby blanket or a kid’s bedspread, the Easy Ripple Afghan pattern will be a good option. This beginner-friendly pattern works up very fast and helps you to make even a big bedspread in no time!

Skills: Beginner             Designer: SusanB

Easy Ripple Afghan

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Easy Ripple Afghan

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