Choose your favorite combination of worsted weight yarn and work up this Beginner Baby Blanket today. If you’ve never made a baby blanket before, then this is the perfect crochet pattern to start with. This beginner crochet pattern features a simple striped design that’s created by repeating rows of double crochet. Depending on what colors you choose, this crocheted afghan can be made for either a baby boy or baby girl. Either way, it’s a wonderful homemade gift to make for any new mom.