With over 500 free baby gift patterns to choose from, it's hard to decide. We've culled through them to give you a selection of some of the favorite, most highly rated patterns. Whether you are making something for a newborn or toddler, we hope this carefully selected group of patterns inspires you to knit or crochet a gift we know that everyone will love.
Here are some of the comments from people who rated this pattern:
"just LOVE this pattern! It was so quick and simple! Everyone in my family think it is so cute!"
"This is the perfect gift to make for a baby shower, especially if you don't have time to do a bigger project. Change up the colors for variety. Match the baby's room if you know it."
Make a caterpillar family for your baby. Babies love the bright colors of Vanna's Choice Baby, and the texture created by the rings is fun to hold on to and play with. Everyone who rated this gave it 5 starts.
These colorful, soft blocks are so fast and easy to crochet. Pick colors to match the baby's room. One reviewer of the pattern stitched letters on them and taught her baby the alphabet.
People tell us this is a great shower gift when you have to make something last minute and want to give a present that will "wow" everyone at the party. Several people shared their photos of this adorable stacking toy.
There is magic in this little giraffe. The many different lengths of protruding pieces are perfect for babies to latch on to. Don't be surprised if this is the toy that the little one in your life decides to take everywhere.
This is the most popular baby pattern right now. The combination of an easy pattern, with beautiful, self-striping Amazing yarn, makes it an impressive looking gift.
Who could resist this easy crochet baby poncho, in the feminine shades that make up the Homespun color of Coral? Nine people rated it 4.7 out of 5 stars!
Choosy mothers choose this Cascading Colors Afghan made with Jiffy yarn. The way the colors blend make this beginner pattern look like a designer original.
Make an afghan and hat in this unisex color combination for about $16.00. Designed with Wool-Ease, it's both warm and washable.