20 Crochet Princess Dress Blankets That Are Cute and Cozy
by Kelsey Mlnarik
Have you ever seen a dress blanket? These clever creations are just what they sound like – a blanket that looks like a dress!
Many designs even have sleeves, so your hands are free to read, craft, or snack while you’re still covered in your blanket.
It’s kind of like a Snuggie, but infinitely prettier and, of course, handmade.
There are patterns for dress blankets like this available to emulate every popular princess, and we’ve rounded up a few of them here.
For further princess inspiration, we’ve gathered other royal blanket options, including some full-sized blanket patterns, baby loveys, and appliques.
Grab your hook and turn on your favorite princess movie and get ready to be inspired!
Crochet Princess Dress Blankets
If you love crocheting for a little princess or you're a princess fan yourself, you'll love this collection of patterns!
In this unique set, you'll find cozy blanket dresses that are perfect for both keeping warm and dressing up. We've also rounded up blankets with a princess theme, princess baby loveys, and appliques that will allow you to add your own royal touch to any blanket pattern.
No matter what kind of princess blanket pattern you need, you'll find it below!
This yellow princess dress blanket is the first of a few we want to highlight. They're part costume and part blanket, and they're similar to a Snuggie in that you can put your arms through the sleeves, keeping your upper body warm while you read or craft. This dress works up quickly thanks to the double strand of yarn and large hook that is used, and the pattern is available in four sizes from toddler to plus size adult.
This is another of Carol Hladik's ingenious princess dress blankets- perfect for looking lovely while feeling cozy. Since you don't stop wanting to be a princess just because you've grown up, the pattern can accommodate sizes toddler through adult. The bows and ruffles on this design are especially feminine and frilly, just right for princesses of any age.
This dress blanket is super recognizable as the "fairest princess of them all," making it a superb choice for Disney fans young and old. Just like the other princess blankets from this designer, it works up quickly. This is a great and unique gift idea, too.
This Frozen-themed princess dress blanket is perfect for the newest generation of princesses. The long sleeves make this blanket extra cozy, too. Don't settle for a regular blanket- this blanket dress is way cuter and more unique.
This adorable pattern is perfect for creating a soft and cuddly lovey for your little princess. There are tons of customization options, from her dress to her hair, so you can model your lovey after your favorite princess. Give it for a baby shower or first birthday gift, or keep it for your own little one!
This whimsical princess lovey is perfect for both babies and older toddlers and children to snuggle. Your little one will love carrying this special lovey everywhere they go, making it the perfect gift for any young princess. The crown and bouncy curls are such fun details and will bring a smile to your face. This pattern is appropriate for intermediate crocheters.
This is a beautiful Snow White baby lovey, perfect for giving as a baby shower gift or birthday gift for a young princess. The soft dress serves as a security blanket, but her face is so lovely that she makes a great doll, as well. When not being held by baby, this lovey will also add a nice touch to the nursery decor.
This soft princess ragdoll is sweet and simple, leaving plenty of room for your little one's imagination. The flat, soft body transitions perfectly from playtime to nap time. This is a great gift for babies and children alike and is well-suited to a minimalist or Waldorf-style play space.
Don't forget, there are princesses all across the galaxy! If you or a loved one is enamored with a galaxy far, far away, you can't miss this Princess Leia lovey and rattle set. The soft lovey is perfect for bedtime, and you can break out the matching rattle when it's time for play. They also make an amazing addition to a Star Wars nursery!
This beautiful pattern creates a cozy and stylish blanket fit for any little princess. The pattern is easy to follow and includes detailed instructions and accompanying photos to help guide you every step of the way. It's the perfect gift for any new parent, or keep it for your own little one to enjoy. Put it in the stroller, spread it on the floor for playtime, or drape it over the crib to match your nursery decor. The possibilities are endless!
Turn bedtime and playtime into a fairy tale with the Crochet Pattern Princess Blanket. With clear instructions and a touch of whimsy, it's the perfect project for intermediate crocheters. It makes a great play mat, piece of nursery decor, or cozy blanket for naptime and bedtime. Create a lasting keepsake for your little royalty with this charming pattern.
This cute and versatile design can be used to add a touch of whimsy to clothing, accessories, home decor, and more. It would be perfect for adding to nursery or bedroom decor for your little princess and it could even be played with like a paper doll.
Create a special, customized princess blanket by adding this applique to your favorite blanket pattern. You can change up the colors to look like your little princess and to match her room, making it perfect for nursery or bedroom decor. It would also look beautiful as part of a shadow box.
If you're an intermediate or experienced crocheter who is well-versed in colorwork, you'll want to try this Disney-inspired princess blanket pattern. The iconic princesses are all represented, and it will make a great gift or piece of decor for any child, teen, or princess fan of any age.
This is another style of princess dress blanket that fits more like a swaddle or bunting, going all the way around the body without sleeves. It's great for wrapping up little ones for sleep, and bigger kids can easily put it on for dress-up. Use the colors of your child's favorite princess or customize it with any color combination you want!
These dress blankets are more simple and less ornamented than some of the others we've featured. They might be a good choice if you're just starting out, if you want to make lots of designs or blankets for lots of children, or as a project for an older child or teen who is learning to crochet.
This mermaid princess dress blanket is so creative! I love the way the sides of the blanket are the ocean, complete with shells and a starfish! You could have a great time customizing this blanket by adding your favorite sea creature appliques. This pattern is a toddler size and would make a great birthday gift.
I know lots of adults and teens who are still huge Disney and princess fans! For those who want something more sophisticated but still with princess flair, why not try this rose blanket? The rose design is beautiful and it's easily recognizable to Disney fans. Intermediate and experienced crocheters will love making this blanket as a gift or for themselves.
This graph is all you need to use the c2c technique and crochet this cute and cartoony princess blanket. People of all ages will love these princesses, and since the blanket is made from several smaller images that are sewn together, it's easy to make pillows and cushions that match your blanket.