There is nothing quite like cuddling up under your favorite handmade crochet blanket.
We’ve found an abundance of blanket patterns that feature animals – some are for kids and babies, and we think they are sure to become an instant favorite.
Others suit adult decor, too, and will add a personal touch to the home of any animal lover. Take a look!
20 Animal Crochet Blanket Patterns
If you're an animal lover, you have to check out these animal crochet blankets. Perfect for babies, children, and adults alike, these blankets make great gifts or decor for yourself!
Crochet Animal Baby Quilt Pattern
This "zookeeper's blanket" features a full menagerie of 30 different animals. It would be a perfect baby or toddler quilt, baby shower gift, or piece of nursery decor. With so many different animals to create, this is a great project for using up yarn scraps.
Crochet Jungle Animal Blanket Pattern
Here is a baby blanket that is sure to be cherished for years. The nine crochet squares are each embellished with a different full-body jungle animal applique. This pattern is appropriate for an advanced beginner.
Crochet Safari Baby Blanket
The open spaces between the stitches of this cleverly-designed pattern create an adorable safari scene that features a monkey, lion, rabbit, parrot, giraffe, and elephant. The cute design would be perfect for a nursery or a child's room
Cuddle and Play Cow Blanket Pattern
This versatile pattern is a plush toy and a blanket all in one! The soft blanket can be spread out fully, or it can be folded up to create a cute cow toy. There are many variations, and the cow can be made with or without spots to simplify the pattern.
Farmhouse Blanket Crochet Pattern
This blanket is cozy enough to cuddle up under, but also so adorable and detailed that it could be hung up for display- we can imagine it over the rail of a crib or the back of a rocking chair. The farm scene background is crocheted using a c2c crochet technique, and the precious farm animals are attached as appliques.
Bear Hug Blanket Crochet Pattern
This blanket will bring a cozy, log cabin vibe to your living room. It features a bear silhouette set strikingly against a white mat, with a detailed frame of twisted cables. The design is modern while also looking homey, and I think it could find a place among any home decor.
Cat Lover Crochet Blanket Pattern
Are you a cat lover, or do you know someone who is? If so, you need this fun pattern! This afghan is covered in colorful, whimsical round cats with twitching tails and button eyes.
Crochet Butterfly C2C Pattern
This crochet butterfly afghan is simply stunning! It's so realistic and it looks as though the butterfly is about to fly right off of the blanket. This afghan would be perfect to bring out as part of your spring decor.
Hooded Woodland Fox Blanket
With its fox hood and mitten paws, this blanket can be used for snuggling up, playing pretend, or for display. The image of a bushy tail is graphed onto the back of the blanket to complete the look for dress-up.
Sea Animal Applique Blanket Pattern
The base of this blanket is made of rippling rows of beige, blue, and yellow stitching, which perfectly represent the sand, sea, and sunny sky. On top, the sea animal appliques with smiling faces are a delightful detail. This blanket is perfect for a sea-themed nursery or a beach house bedroom.
Filet Crochet Marley Blanket Pattern
If your best friend is your loyal pup, try this filet crochet blanket pattern. The repeating design of tail-wagging pooches is sure to please any dog lover.
3in1 Giraffe Folding Baby Blanket
Here is another adorable multi-use pattern! You can use it as a blanket or playmat, fold it into a plush toy, or hang it over the crib as decoration. Baby will also love to look at the giraffe's face while lying in the crib!
This is a perfect item for a jungle or safari-themed nursery, and its versatility makes it an ideal item for minimalist homes.
Interlocking Cats Vintage Afghan Pattern
Here is a vintage crochet afghan pattern that has plenty of charm and tons of kitties! The interlocking cats are crocheted in various colors, so this is a great project for using scraps of yarn. Change up the colors to suit your home decor or to match your favorite furry friends.
Ark and Animals Crochet Throw
Gift this precious Noah's Ark throw to a new baby or lovingly craft it for your own. Either way, we're sure this ark scene will become an heirloom. It has a rippled blue background and the ark carries a giraffe, hippo, lion, and elephant.
Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set
Five sleepy teddy bears are cuddled up tight on this cute, textured baby blanket. A pattern for a teddy bear and the teddy bear's very own blanket are also included. This would make a great baby shower gift, nursery blanket, or even a blanket for a child's doll set.
Unicorn Utopia Crochet Blanket Pattern
Unicorns are having a surge in popularity, and why not? They're cute, magical, and fun! This afghan with three-dimensional unicorns, rainbows, and stars is the perfect gift for a little girl or anyone who loves a touch of magic.
Stegosaurus Blanket Pattern
Chomp, Chomp! This stegosaurus blanket is designed to cocoon around the feet, and the rest of the blanket lays open over the body. The back is covered in 3-D spikes and the whole project is made with a double strand of bulky weight yarn.
Peter Blanket Filet Crochet Blanket Pattern
This filet crochet blanket has rows of cute bunny rabbits, complete with their bushy tails. This blanket would make a cute baby blanket or even a lovely Easter decoration.
Seahorse Crochet Blanket
This patchwork blanket has a beautiful image of a seahorse underwater. Around the outside, squares spell out "be your own kind of wonderful" in bobble stitches. The unique combination of these elements makes this blanket a special gift idea or perfect for a beach house or nautical decor.
Aboard the Ark Blanket Pattern
This beautiful Ark-themed blanket is made up of 25 crocheted squares. Each square is decorated with its own image, including rainclouds, raindrops, many animals, and the Ark itself. This blanket can be made in any color combination to suit your nursery decor.
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Love it! Thank you so much!
Very nice patterns