Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket

Create a beautiful baby blanket featuring a chevron pattern using the art of knitting. Crafted with soft and cozy yarn, this handmade blanket is perfect for keeping your little one warm and snug. The chevron design adds a stylish touch to the blanket, making it a lovely addition to any nursery or baby room. Whether you're making it for your own child or as a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member, this knitted chevron baby blanket is sure to be cherished for years to come. No matter your color palette, this knitted chevron baby blanket is a timeless piece that will be treasured by both parents and babies alike.

Skill Level – Easy

Size Information

Gauge

  • 16 stitches, 22 rows to 4×4 inches/10×10 cm in pattern.

Measurements/Sizes

  • Length = 33 inches/84 cm
  • Width of the blanket = 33 inches/84 cm
  • Finished blanket size = Newborn blanket
  • Perfect size crib blanket or car seat blanket.

This pattern is worked in multiples of 14 + 16 + 12 edge stitches.

168 – 12 edge stitches in garter stitch = 156.

156 – 16 edge stitches in chevron pattern = 140

140 / 14 = 10.

The supplies you need;

Yarn

  • Yarn weight – Medium 04 (any Aran/Worsted/10 Ply yarn)
  • Yarn A – x 1
  • Yarn B – x 1
  • Yarn C – x 1
  • Yarn D – x 1
  • Each skein is 100 grams/240 meters/262 yds/3.5 oz.
  • Total yards needed for the blanket = 1,048 yards.
  • Yarn weight – Medium 04 (any Aran/Worsted/10 Ply yarn)
  • Yarn used – Alize Baby Best/Anti Pilling

You could use scrap yarn for this project from your yarn stash (with a color change) and experiment with yarn weights; for example, use a dk weight yarn, worsted weight yarn, an aran weight yarn, or a bulky yarn.

Type of yarn: I used a budget-friendly worsted weight baby yarn that is 100% anti-pilling acrylic.

Different Yarn Suggestion: You could use a self-striping yarn, a cotton yarn, Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton, Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran, Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran, Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran 10 Ball Color Pack, or any other yarn that you find to be suitable.

Needle Size

  • 5 mm (US 8) circular knitting needles (with a 24″/60cm cable)

Notions

  • Scissors
  • Darning needle/tapestry needle/yarn needle
  • Tape measure
  • Stitch markers

Abbreviations

  • CO – Cast on
  • Approx – Approximately
  • Beg – Beginning
  • CO – Cast on
  • Cont – Continue(ing)
  • K – Knit
  • K2tog – Knit the next two stitches together; a right-slanting, single-stitch decrease
  • KFB – Knit one front and back; a single-stitch increase 
  • P – Purl
  • Rem – Remaining
  • Rep – Repeat
  • RS – Right side
  • SSK – Slip, slip, knit these two stitches together; a left-slanting, single-stitch decrease 
  • St(s) – Stitch(es)
  • WS – Wrong side

Easy Chevron Pattern Baby Blanket

Yarn Color Guide

  • Yarn A – Green
  • Yarn B – Light Blue
  • Yarn C – Aqua
  • Yarn D – Light Green

Pattern Instructions

  • With Yarn A – CO 168 sts
  • K6 rows in garter stitch (every row knit).
  • Row 1 – (WS) K6, PM, Purl to last 6 sts, PM, K6.
  • Row 2 – (RS) K6, SM, K1, KFB, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4, *KFB twice, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4 – rep from * to last 8 sts, KFB, K1, SM, K6.
  • The last 2 rows set the pattern repeat.
  • Work in the pattern for 10 more rows.
  • Change to Yarn B
  • Row 13 – K6, SM, Purl to last 6 sts, SM, K6.
  • Row 14 – K6, SM, K1, KFB, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4, *KFB twice, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4 – rep from * to last 8 sts, KFB, K1, SM, K6.
  • Work in the pattern for 10 more rows.
  • Change to Yarn C
  • Row 25 – K6, SM, Purl to last 6 sts, SM, K6.
  • Row 26 – K6, SM, K1, KFB, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4, *KFB twice, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4 – rep from * to last 8 sts, KFB, K1, SM, K6.
  • Work in the pattern for 10 more rows.
  • Change to Yarn D
  • Row 37 – K6, SM, Purl to last 6 sts, SM, K6.
  • Row 38 – K6, SM, K1, KFB, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4, *KFB twice, K4, SSK, K2tog, K4 – rep from * to last 8 sts, KFB, K1, SM, K6.
  • Work in the pattern for 10 more rows.

Rep the chevron stripe pattern from Yarn A to Yarn D twice and Yarn A once more. (The chevron blanket should measure around 32 inches)

Knit 6 rows in Yarn A.

Cast off.

Weave in all loose ends.

Block if necessary.

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