Winter can be cold and there’s nothing more comforting than finding a cosy blanket to wrap up in by the fireplace. Instead of buying one from your local shop, why not put your creative talents to use and make your own that you can be proud of?
DIY Blankets That Are Comfy and Easy to Make
We’ve rounded up a selection to get your creative juices flowing.
1. Swiss Army Wool Blanket
This is a super easy blanket to make and will certainly make you get the craft making bug. The only hard bit about this is finding the perfect wool blanket for an authentic Swiss army blanket, but you can find these in your local charity shop. To make your own, check out Hands Occupied for more information.
2. DIY Flannel Throw
What better way to recycle your old clothes then to make a blanket out of them? The end result will be a super stylish and super chic blanket for you to wrap yourself up in. To make your own, check out Let’s Go Sunning.
3. Cosy Quilt
If you’ve always wanted to make a quilt, but have always avoid doing one, now is the time to get your quilt making skills started. This perfect first quilt from Cherished Bliss is the ideal quilt for first timers to work on.
4. Honeycomb Blanket
This beautifully crafted honeycomb blanket from It’s Two AM has been stylishly created to bring some homemade charm to your home. This is definitely a labour of love blanket that is crocheted, but once finished you will cherish it forever.
5. Berry Knit Blanket
For an adorable and colourful blanket look no further than this crocheted berry blanket by The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood. This is so easy to make and once finished will make the perfect addition on your sofa, ready for those cold nights.
6. Secret Garden Quilt
For your very own unique quilt, this fantastic design by Craft Passion is the ideal project to undertake. Celebrate the arrival of spring with this blanket that will keep you nice and toasty during those cold nights.
7. Crocheted Giant Granny Square Blanket
If you’re searching for a super soft and super cosy blanket to cuddle up in, then this pretty design by Lady by the Bay will be the perfect creation. It’s easy to make making it perfect for beginners who are starting out with crochet.
8. Sunburst Granny Squares Baby Blanket
This cute and bright blanket from Akamatra is perfect for your baby to wrap up in and is much better than those store bought ones, which can be itchy and uncomfortable. Keep them warm at night with their very own handmade blanket that they will surely love carrying around with them at all times.
9. Simple Boy Crochet Blanket
Boys are not particularly easy to buy for, but just like everyone else they feel the cold, so why not make them a simple blanket to wrap up in? Choose colours that won’t easily offend them and is super soft for them to appreciate, like this design from The Crafty Mummy.
So which was your favourite DIY blanket project?
Do you have anything in mind for this weekend? Plan to make one of the above, we’d love to see what the end result is.
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