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kellingsen
08-08-2007, 01:14 PM
I'm a new knitter, and would like some opinions from everyone on what they feel is the "best" yarn for a baby blanket.(said baby is a boy, and my friends)
thanks!
_kel:waving:

stagebear
08-08-2007, 01:24 PM
if you do a search, there are a lot of threads about this.

personally, i love caron simply soft and bernat baby boucle.

knitpurlgurl
08-08-2007, 01:30 PM
I LOVE Bernat Satin. I am kniiting up a blanketweave blanket in it in Silk for my nephew-to-be. I LOVE it. It's so soft and it has a sheen to it.

kellingsen
08-08-2007, 01:32 PM
thanks! being new to knitting(and this forum) is a bit overwhelming. I finished my forst project ever.....a fun fur scarf. Figured I'd make sure I could do a basic stitch before I tried anything more complex, lol!

kellingsen
08-08-2007, 01:33 PM
I would also trade my husband for yarn!..or a handful of magic beans..or a can of soda,lol

Greys4me
08-08-2007, 02:14 PM
I've made several baby blankets out of Sirdar's "Tiny Tots" yarn. It comes in lots of pretty colors and gets softer and softer every time you wash it! :) Here's a link:

http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Sirdar_Yarn-Tiny_Tots_Yarn-632.html

kellingsen
08-08-2007, 02:45 PM
what a great website! thanks a million!

honeybunmom
08-09-2007, 10:25 AM
Right now I'm making a blanket out of Cascade Cash Vero. I love it! It is soooo soft. It's 55% merino extra fine wool, 33% microfiber acrylic and 12% cashmere. Very yummy.

pandaca
08-09-2007, 10:52 AM
I really like Bernat Softee. It's super soft and very inexpensive.