Greetings from i Creative Ideas! Making baby gifts with your own hands is the sweetest way to show your love and welcome those new little ones to the world! If you love crocheting and knitting, you can make a precious handmade gift such as a blanket, baby shoes, a hat and even a baby cocoon! Cocoons are perfect for newborns and little babies because they love to be swaddled securely. Here at i Creative Ideas, we have put together a fabulous roundup of more than 35 adorable crochet and knitted baby cocoon patterns for you to enjoy and make. They are wonderfully cozy and soft to keep your little one warm and feeling safe. They are great for baby’s first photos and for you to capture the perfect moment of your sweet little prince or princess. They also make wonderful handmade gifts for baby showers! Some of these patterns are easy to crochet or knit for the beginners. Others are fun to work up for the experienced crocheters or knitters. Just take out the crochet hook or knitting needles to make one of these adorable baby cocoons today.
1. Crochet Snowman Ear Muff Hat and Cocoon
This crochet snowman cocoon looks so cute! Love the matching ear muff hat too! It would make a perfect Christmas gift! (Free pattern via Repeat Crafter Me)
2. Ladybug Baby Cocoon
Ladybugs are so cute with their bright red and black colors. Let’s make this ladybug cocoon for the little princess. (Free pattern via Red Heart)
3. Mermaid Cocoon
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? This mermaid cocoon will help your dream come true on your little princess. (Free pattern via Red Heart)
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Crochet Baby Hat and Cocoon
Remember the classic story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle? Now you can make it come to life with this adorable very hungry caterpillar crochet baby hat and cocoon! The above image is from the Etsy store HappyBabyCrochet and the item is already sold out. If you want to DIY, the followings are two FREE patterns which you can try to whip up a similar one.
(Free pattern via Oui Crochet)
Free pattern via Melody Crochet
5. Crochet Butterfly Baby Cocoon
How pretty are these crochet butterfly baby cocoons! The one in the first picture is a finished item you can purchase from Party City. If you want to DIY, the second one comes with a paid pattern which you can try to whip up a similar one. (Paid pattern via Etsy)
6. Crochet Owl Baby Cocoon
This crochet owl baby cocoon is so adorable! It is a finished item you can purchase from Party City. If you want to DIY, the followings are two patterns which you can try to whip up a similar one on your own.
Three Button baby cocoon with arms. (Free pattern via Ravelry)
(Paid pattern via Etsy)
7. Mermaid Crochet Baby Cocoon
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Now you can dress up your little princess in this diamond mermaid cocoon for a photo shoot. (Paid pattern via Craftsy)