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gamerchik
01-30-2008, 10:36 AM
Hi everyone! I'm so glad to be finished with the bunny blanket buddy; it was pretty easy to make, but I really didn't like using the Velvetspun yarn. However, I'm pretty pleased with how the bunny blanket buddy turned out! :D

GinnyG
01-30-2008, 10:39 AM
REALLY cute!

bethany
01-30-2008, 10:40 AM
oh that's adorable! My neighbor is having a boy "they think" but she isn't convinced--baby wouldn't smile nice for the ultrasound! So, I may have to consider this for baby vs. pink little booties!

Do you have a pattern link?

It looks so cozy with that velvet spun yarn though...didn't like working with it or how it turned out? Does it shed?

The.Knitter
01-30-2008, 10:41 AM
How sweet is that! And it looks soooo soft. Great job!

dustinac
01-30-2008, 10:44 AM
:happydance: it looks great!!

gamerchik
01-30-2008, 10:50 AM
Thanks, everyone! I don't think I can post a pattern "link", since it's from the Lion Brand web site and I tried to send it to someone else and it asked them to log in, but if you just go to www.lionbrand.com (http://www.lionbrand.com/) and search "Bunny Blanket Buddy" you will find both the knit and crochet versions.

Bethany: I love how it turned out and it is VERY soft, but I just did not enjoy working with the Velvetspun. It has no "stretch" on the needle and so you must "force" the needle into the stitches...does that make sense? I am pretty picky about yarn, though, lol. I have heard that it can also be made with cotton; if I ever make another one, I will probably try it with cotton. The Velvetspun really only shed when I began weaving in the ends. That being said...it really was a pretty easy project (my first time knitting "short rows" -- so easy!) and I'm glad I made it. :D

ritaw
01-30-2008, 11:57 AM
So soft and cuddly :) so cute .

sos710mh
01-30-2008, 01:52 PM
I love the blanket bunnies! I have made several of them in different medium. My favorite is cottontots yarn (I had 3 skeins left). It's so soft and much easier to knit that velvetspun.

That looks great btw!

MAmaDawn
01-30-2008, 02:08 PM
Looks great! I made this too, I used Bernat's Haven... my ds loves it!

knit2btied
01-30-2008, 02:16 PM
How cute is that!

MerigoldinWA
01-30-2008, 06:27 PM
Cute! The yarn looks nice. I like the ears flopped over. :-)

evona
01-31-2008, 08:27 PM
That is the most adorable thing ever!!!!! :inlove: :thumbsup:

nonny2t
01-31-2008, 08:32 PM
I have run across this pattern at Lion Brand several times and thought it was cute. I like the white. It looks great!

dewdrops
02-01-2008, 08:56 AM
How very Cute!!:heart: :cheering:

ah
02-01-2008, 11:34 AM
Cute! These are fun to make.

GiddyKnitter
02-01-2008, 12:01 PM
Too cute for words!

dmknits
02-05-2008, 12:58 PM
Cute!

Debkcs
02-05-2008, 01:10 PM
Oh how cute!!! I really do need to make one or two of those by Easter. Every little girl needs 'SumBunny' to love her.

Knit4Fun
02-07-2008, 08:22 PM
Okay, I just had to *bump* this back up there...I adore this bunny blanket buddy!!! Is it wrong for a 34 year old to want one??? :roflhard:

Abbily
02-08-2008, 11:24 AM
Oh wow, yours looks fabulous! I made 2 of those for my god-twins, and... well... let's just say I wasn't very good at embroidering the face, so mine ended up looking kind of pissed off! :) Anyway, you did a great job!

Eccie
02-08-2008, 12:26 PM
That's cute!

Knit4Fun
02-08-2008, 05:26 PM
Abbily,

I'm laughing about the pi$$ed off bunny face...nothing like making something like that and having the face turn out different than you planned. My cats are terrified of anything like that with eyes...they'd probably run and hide if I made it!'

I still want one for me, though....... :aww:

The.Knitter
02-08-2008, 07:59 PM
Gamerchik, I have a question for you. I am making this for a baby that is due in July. Can you please explain finishing for me? I don't understand where exactly you stuff the head? The pattern is not that clear on this point. Thanks in advance for your help.

Cherrelle
02-09-2008, 04:24 PM
whoa! never seen it before beautiful!

Babyduck87
02-09-2008, 08:56 PM
that is so precious!

KnitClickChick
02-09-2008, 09:44 PM
That is absolutely adorable!! Great job