The cable stitch is a gorgeous technique
Indisputably, it is useful for making projects that have a richly textured, ridged surface that s wonderful to touch. However, it may be a bit much for beginners. Thus, here are some easier projects that achieve a similar effect and produce a textured baby blanket equally beautiful, yet easy at the same time. Although they look difficult, these patterns are definitely a great way to introduce yourself to cable-stitch projects.
Easy Beginner Cable Blanket Free Crochet Pattern
The easy beginner cable blanket is a wonderfully textured, corn-rowed blanket with a lovely, dense drape. It’s a great way for beginners into making cable projects without being adept at more advanced techniques. This is a great way to get crochet early starters into more advanced projects, and to have them make something beautiful to boot.
Easy Textured Stripes Blanket Free Crochet Pattern
Here is a lovely, easy blanket is is a great example of how to combine textures and colors. The variegated textures are set out in alternating bands, and the choice of colors further highlights the richness of the surface of the blanket. This is a wonderful project that beginners could use to really build their confidence, and simply a very nice piece for the rest of us.
Butterfly Kisses Baby Blanket
The Butterfly Kisses baby blanket sports a wavy, intriguing look, a beautiful texture, as well as lots of coziness and warmth. What is more, it can grow with the baby through simple additions.
Baby Blanket with Shell Edging Free Crochet Pattern
If you are looking for a winter blanket inspiration, check these patterns out. The Baby Blanket with Shell Edging is a great pattern for unexpected wind or chilly weather with decent texture to allow your baby to take a long outside nap during a winter walk.
The 6-Day Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern
The 6-day baby blanket is a quick project that uses wavy stripes of alternating colors to achieve a rolling, sea-like effect that’s gentle and soothing to the eye. The texture of this blanket is also quite a bit less pronounced than the cable blanket, while still being enough for little fingers to explore.
Bobble Track Playblanket
This easy pattern combining a vivid colors and popcorn stripes. It surely will be an excellent play mat or blanket for any child.