13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents’ Day

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Timeless Treasures: Blanket Knitting Patterns for Grandparents

Choose a project from these 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents’ Day, and surprise your nana and grandpa on their special day.

Knitting a blanket for your grandparents is like wrapping them in a warm, cozy hug that they can cherish forever. Not only do these patterns offer a practical and functional present, but they also hold immense sentimental value as they are made with love and care.

They can become cherished heirlooms, reminding grandparents of the affectionate bond shared with their family.

Knitted blankets are perfect for providing warmth and comfort to grandparents, especially during colder seasons or when they need an extra layer of coziness while relaxing or sleeping.

Nothing beats that feeling of knitting something special and learning that it serves your recipients very well. Just imagine your grandparents curling up with the blanket you made while reading a book, watching TV, or simply enjoying a relaxing moment—how delightful!

Plus, these handmade home items add a touch of charm and beauty to any room. Grandparents can use them as decorative accents on sofas, armchairs, or beds, enhancing the overall aesthetic of their living spaces.

In this collection, you’ll find lots of patterns that will give such mentioned perks to your granny and gramps. From classic and elegant designs to modern and vibrant patterns, there’s a knitting project out there that will perfectly suit your grandparents’ taste.

There are chunky knitted blankets that work up so quickly, while some patterns demand a bit more time and attention. Some projects are designed with bright, unique color schemes and others are in subtle, timeless shades of white and cream.

You’ll be amazed at how diverse this curated collection is, including over a dozen knitted blankets for grandparents in varying colors, styles, and textures.

I also made sure to give you a wide range of options when it comes to the pattern’s difficulty level. Some designs only require the fundamental knitting stitches such as knit, purl, and stockinette, making them great options if you’re a beginner.

On the other hand, some projects can only be accomplished with more advanced techniques like intricate lacework and different cable stitch variations.

Whichever you choose, these knitted blankets for grandparents are guaranteed to serve both practical and emotional purposes—offering warmth, comfort, style, and a tangible connection to cherished memories and relationships.

So, are you excited to make one? Choose a pattern below, grab your knitting supplies, and let’s start making unforgettable Grandparent’s Day gifts.

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Check out this full list of delightful and heartwarming blanket knitting patterns, and create memorable gifts for your beloved grandparents.

Hoping this collection of enchanting patterns will bring a smile to your grandparents’ faces, I carefully selected patterns that cater specifically to the warmth, comfort, and style that grandparents adore. These patterns are accessible and enjoyable for knitters of all skill levels, too!

So if you wish to make a gift that speaks volumes about the love and care you put into every stitch, consider taking your time browsing all options to find the best one for your needs.

Have you already made some of these knitted blankets for your grandparents or other loved ones? How did it go?

Share your thoughts and experience with our fellow knitters by leaving a review on the designers’ pages. Happy knitting!

1. Extreme Knitted Blanket Pattern - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Extreme Knitted Blanket

Project Size: 35″/89 cm by 48″/122 cm
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Roving (#7) 
Brand: Unspecified
Needle: 42-43 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Stephanie Lau of All About Ami

2. Safe at Home blanket - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Safe at Home blanket

Project Size: 55 x 55 inches (140 x 140 cm)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
Needle: 4.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Margaret Holzmann of TheKnitwitpatterns

3. Bella Vita - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Bella Vita Blanket

Project Size: Medium = 54” x 50”
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Super Bulky (#6)
Brand: Lion Brand’s Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle: 9mm 
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Crystal Marin of ChristaCoDesign

4. Winterland Three Stitch - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Winterland Three Stitch Blanket

Project Size: 40” x 43”
Level: All Levels
Yarn Weight: Super Bulky (#6)
Brand: Lion Brand’s Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle: 10 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Jessica Potasz of Mama In A Stitch

5. The Parker Throw - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

The Parker Throw

Project Size: 68” x 73”
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Lion Brand Pound of Love
Needle: 6.5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Meghan Ballmer of MeghanMakesDo

6. Easy Heirloom Knitting Pattern - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Easy Heirloom Knit Blanket

Project Size: Laphgan = 39” X 39”
Level: Easy +
Yarn Weight: Super Bulky (#6)
Brand: Lion Brand’s Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle: 10 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Jessica Potasz of Mama In A Stitch

7. Clary Blanket - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Clary Blanket

Project Size: 28″ x 32″
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Unspecified
Needle: 6mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Deborah O’Leary of Deborah O’Leary Pattern

8. Cable Patch Blanket - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Cable Patch Blanket

Project Size: One square = 8 inches/20 cm
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran/Worsted (#4)
Brand: Unspecified
Needle: 4.5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Katherine of KnitSewMake

9. Cosy Weaving & Hidden Crosses - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Cosy Weaving & Hidden Crosses Balnkets

Project Size: 33″ x 36″
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: King Cole Cherished Baby DK yarn
Needle: 4mm 
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Vivienne Harding of PeachUnicornDesigns

10. Hand knitted Throw - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Soap Bubbles Afghan

Project Size: 68 ½” x 45 ¾”
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: Drops Lima DK
Needle: 8.00 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Raimonda of LooseLoopPatterns

11. Many Loves Blanket - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Many Loves Blanket

Project Size: 3 sizes (S, M, L)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran/Worsted (#4)
Brand: Unspecified
Needle: 4.5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Katherine of KnitSewMake

12. Easy-To-Knit Squares Baby Blanket - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Easy-To-Knit Blanket

Project Size: 28″ x 37″
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Unspecified
Needle: 2 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: PollyAnna of PollysPrettyPatterns

13. Butterfly Kisses Baby Blanket - 13 Knitted Blankets Patterns For Grandparents' Day - The Knit Crew

Butterfly Kisses Baby Blanket

Project Size: 32″ x 41½”
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Sport (#2)
Brand: Unspecified
Needle: 3.75 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Vera of OgeDesigns

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