View Full Version : baby blanket opinion needed!

02-04-2007, 12:12 PM
So I have about 945 yards of Caron Simply Soft in Off White to make a baby blanket. I want to make something that looks a little impressive, but I don't want it to consume my soul. Oh, and it has to be done by March 4th. oops! I'm thinking about doing either this blanket (http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/baby-child/bunny_hop-baby-blankt.html) or maybe adapting this stitch pattern (http://cache.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=275) into a blanket. What do you think?

and I'm almost to my 500th post!!! :happydance:

02-04-2007, 12:29 PM
looks good to me,

Is that the look you are looking for in a blanket?

I think that could be an easy fix by Mar.4th

02-04-2007, 12:39 PM
i think the blanket pattern is cute. it's pretty easy without lookinglike it.

Jan in CA
02-04-2007, 01:47 PM
That first one is so pretty! Go for it!

Mama Bear
02-04-2007, 01:51 PM
They both look great. If you are asking for votes, I would probably lean towards the blue blanket in the first link.

If you are looking for more ideas, the moss diamond and lozenge pattern (http://www.knittingfool.com/pages/stCatalog2.cfm?StitchID=31&name=Moss%20Diamond%20and%20Lozenge&numofst=12&stplus=0&rows=44&rplus=0&sym=0) is also a fun pattern that looks harder than it is. I like it for baby blankets because it looks like stacks of blocks.

I used this pattern for a preemie blanket, using Caron Simply Soft sport weight and a size 6 needle. The worsted weight looks really nice with a size 8 needle, so it should go pretty fast.

If you want to see this pattern in a blanket there is a photo here (http://www.beartoes.com/index.php?title=it_only_took_four_tries&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1) on my blog.

I think whatever you choose will look great!

Mama Bear

02-04-2007, 03:41 PM
Thanks for your opinions everyone! I think I'm going to gowith the first baby blanket pattern I linked to.

MamaBear - that stitch pattern is gorgeous! I'm definitely going to keep it in mind for the next baby blanket I have to make!