Crochet Penguin Christmas Blanket Pattern

Wrap your little one in festive warmth with my free and easy Crochet Penguin Baby Blanket Pattern.

This Christmas-themed blanket features an adorable penguin donning a Santa Hat, making it the perfect holiday gift for your baby. The free crochet penguin pattern is below.

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crochet penguin blanket

PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

Advanced beginner. Projects may include involved stitch patterns, color work, and/or shaping.

Project Materials

Finished Size

28 inches by 28 inches

Crochet Gauge

8 squares = 5.5 inches

Important Notes

  • You can choose to follow the pixel graph or the written instructions.
  • Written instructions are for working from the bottom right corner to the top left.
  • Crochet the pattern using the corner-to-corner (c2c) technique. Use the traditional method of making three double crochets for each square.
  • Chain 6 to start each new row and chain 3 at the beginning of each square.

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PDF Version

View this pattern in my Etsy Shop: Crochet Christmas Penguin Blanket Pattern

Related Patterns

You might also like my crochet Christmas Blanket, Santa Hat, and Elf Hat patterns.

Crochet Terms

  • dc = double crochet
  • sc = single crochet
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • rnd = round
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • rs = right side
  • ws = wrong side

PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

crochet penguin blanket

Make the crochet penguin blanket following the pixel graph or the written instructions.

Download the Crochet Penguin Blanket Graph

crochet penguin blanket graph

Crochet Penguin Written Instructions

↙ Row 1: blue x 1 (1 square)  

↗ Row 2: blue x 2 (2 squares)  

↙ Row 3: blue x 3 (3 squares)  

↗ Row 4: blue x 4 (4 squares)  

↙ Row 5: blue x 5 (5 squares)  

↗ Row 6: blue x 6 (6 squares)  

↙ Row 7: blue x 7 (7 squares)  

↗ Row 8: blue x 8 (8 squares)  

↙ Row 9: blue x 9 (9 squares)  

↗ Row 10: blue x 10 (10 squares)  

↙ Row 11: blue x 11 (11 squares)  

↗ Row 12: blue x 12 (12 squares)  

↙ Row 13: blue x 13 (13 squares)  

↗ Row 14: blue x 14 (14 squares)  

↙ Row 15: blue x 5, black x 2, blue x 1, black x 5, blue x 2 (15 squares)  

↗ Row 16: blue x 1, orange x 1, black x 9, blue x 5 (16 squares)  

↙ Row 17: blue x 5, black x 10, orange x 1, blue x 1 (17 squares)  

↗ Row 18: blue x 1, orange x 2, black x 1, white x 5, black x 4, blue x 5 (18 squares)  

↙ Row 19: blue x 5, black x 4, white x 6, black x 1, orange x 2, blue x 1 (19 squares)  

↗ Row 20: blue x 1, orange x 2, black x 1, white x 7, black x 4, blue x 5 (20 squares)  

↙ Row 21: blue x 5, black x 4, white x 8, black x 2, blue x 2 (21 squares)  

↗ Row 22: blue x 2, black x 2, white x 9, black x 4, blue x 5 (22 squares)  

↙ Row 23: blue x 6, black x 3, white x 10, black x 2, orange x 1, blue x 1 (23 squares)  

↗ Row 24: blue x 1, orange x 1, black x 2, white x 11, black x 3, blue x 6 (24 squares)  

↙ Row 25: blue x 7, black x 2, white x 12, black x 1, orange x 2, blue x 1 (25 squares)  

↗ Row 26: blue x 1, orange x 2, black x 1, white x 13, black x 2, blue x 7 (26 squares)  

↙ Row 27: blue x 8, black x 2, white x 13, black x 1, orange x 2, blue x 1 (27 squares)  

↗ Row 28: blue x 2, black x 2, white x 14, black x 2, blue x 8 (28 squares)  

↙ Row 29: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 14, black x 2, blue x 2 (29 squares)  

↗ Row 30: blue x 2, black x 2, white x 15, black x 2, blue x 9 (30 squares)  

↙ Row 31: blue x 9, black x 3, white x 15, black x 1, blue x 3 (31 squares)  

↗ Row 32: blue x 3, black x 2, white x 15, black x 3, blue x 9 (32 squares)  

↙ Row 33: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 17, black x 1, blue x 4 (33 squares)  

↗ Row 34: blue x 4, black x 2, white x 17, black x 2, blue x 9 (34 squares)  

↙ Row 35: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 18, black x 1, blue x 5 (35 squares)  

↗ Row 36: blue x 5, black x 2, white x 18, black x 2, blue x 9 (36 squares)  

↙ Row 37: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 19, black x 1, blue x 6 (37 squares)  

↗ Row 38: blue x 6, black x 2, white x 15, black x 1, white x 3, black x 2, blue x 9 (38 squares)  

↙ Row 39: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 3, black x 2, white x 15, black x 1, blue x 7 (39 squares)  

↗ Row 40: blue x 8, black x 1, white x 11, orange x 2, white x 2, black x 1, white x 3, black x 3, blue x 9 (40 squares)  

Corner: Start decreasing on both ends  

crochet penguin blanket graph

↙ Row 41: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 6, orange x 3, white x 10, black x 2, blue x 7 (39 squares)  

↗ Row 42: blue x 6, black x 3, white x 10, orange x 2, white x 6, black x 3, blue x 8 (38 squares)  

↙ Row 43: blue x 7, white x 1, black x 3, white x 5, black x 1, orange x 2, white x 9, black x 3, blue x 6 (37 squares)  

↗ Row 44: blue x 5, black x 4, white x 9, orange x 1, black x 2, white x 4, black x 3, white x 2, blue x 6 (36 squares)  

↙ Row 45: blue x 6, white x 2, black x 3, white x 3, black x 2, white x 10, black x 4, blue x 5 (35 squares)  

↗ Row 46: blue x 5, black x 4, white x 10, black x 2, white x 2, black x 3, white x 2, red x 1, blue x 5 (34 squares)  

↙ Row 47: blue x 5, red x 1, white x 2, black x 6, white x 10, black x 4, blue x 5 (33 squares)  

↗ Row 48: blue x 5, black x 7, white x 3, black x 1, white x 3, black x 5, white x 2, red x 2, blue x 4 (32 squares)  

↙ Row 49: blue x 4, red x 2, white x 2, black x 4, white x 3, black x 2, white x 2, black x 7, blue x 5 (31 squares)  

↗ Row 50: blue x 5, black x 6, white x 3, black x 1, white x 3, black x 4, white x 2, red x 3, blue x 3 (30 squares)  

↙ Row 51: blue x 3, red x 3, white x 2, black x 3, white x 7, black x 6, blue x 5 (29 squares)  

↗ Row 52: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 6, black x 3, white x 2, red x 3, blue x 3 (28 squares)  

↙ Row 53: blue x 2, red x 4, white x 2, black x 3, white x 5, black x 2, blue x 9 (27 squares)  

↗ Row 54: blue x 9, black x 2, white x 4, black x 3, white x 2, red x 4, blue x 2 (26 squares)  

↙ Row 55: blue x 2, red x 4, white x 2, black x 3, white x 3, black x 2, blue x 9 (25 squares)  

↗ Row 56: blue x 8, white x 1, black x 2, white x 2, black x 3, white x 2, red x 5, blue x 1 (24 squares)  

↙ Row 57: blue x 1, red x 5, white x 2, black x 6, white x 2, blue x 7 (23 squares)  

↗ Row 58: blue x 6, white x 3, black x 5, white x 2, red x 5, blue x 1 (22 squares)  

↙ Row 59: blue x 1, red x 5, white x 2, black x 4, red x 1, white x 2, blue x 6 (21 squares)  

↗ Row 60: blue x 6, white x 1, red x 2, black x 3, white x 2, red x 5, blue x 1 (20 squares)  

↙ Row 61: blue x 1, red x 11, blue x 7 (19 squares)  

↗ Row 62: blue x 7, red x 9, blue x 2 (18 squares)  

↙ Row 63: blue x 3, red x 6, blue x 8 (17 squares)  

↗ Row 64: blue x 16 (16 squares)  

↙ Row 65: blue x 15 (15 squares)  

↗ Row 66: blue x 14 (14 squares)  

↙ Row 67: blue x 13 (13 squares)  

↗ Row 68: blue x 12 (12 squares)  

↙ Row 69: blue x 11 (11 squares)  

↗ Row 70: blue x 10 (10 squares)  

↙ Row 71: blue x 9 (9 squares)  

↗ Row 72: blue x 8 (8 squares)  

↙ Row 73: blue x 7 (7 squares)  

↗ Row 74: blue x 6 (6 squares)  

↙ Row 75: blue x 5 (5 squares)  

↗ Row 76: blue x 4 (4 squares)  

↙ Row 77: blue x 3 (3 squares)  

↗ Row 78: blue x 2 (2 squares)  

↙ Row 79: blue x 1 (1 square)  

crochet penguin blanket

Border

Rnd 1: Ch 1, make 2 sc in the side of each square and in each corner work (sc, ch-1, sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in each st and in each corner work (dc, ch-1, dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in each st and in each corner work (dc, ch-1, dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each corner work (sc, ch-1, sc)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.