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sammy11530
02-01-2009, 08:53 PM
Hi everyone! I'm quite new to this knitting and I love it! My good friend just found out she's having a baby boy and I want to make her a baby blanket. I need something easy though since I just started can anyone help me???

SqueakerDoo
02-01-2009, 09:30 PM
Are you on Ravelry? There are a lot of cute and easy patterns on there. Here's one: http://thriftyknitter.com/?p=293. I think this patten is precious.

There is a video on here about picking up and knitting around an edge.

Good luck!

sammy11530
02-01-2009, 10:09 PM
no whats ravelry???

SqueakerDoo
02-01-2009, 10:47 PM
It's an awesome knitting and crocheting community. It's a great resource for patterns and to connect with knitting friends. You have to sign up to get an invite to join. (It's for technological reasons, that I don't completely understand.) I got my invite after about a week when I joined last fall. It's totally free too!

www.ravelry.com

Ingrid
02-01-2009, 10:56 PM
For more immediate gratification, check out www.knittingpatterncentral.com (http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com) .

suzeeq
02-01-2009, 11:03 PM
Or dailyknitter.com. Both these sites have lots of patterns.

Marria
02-01-2009, 11:46 PM
Lion Brand's website also has a lot of free patterns and many of them are geared to beginners. www.lionbrand.com

You have to sign up to access the patterns, but it's free.

chj
02-04-2009, 12:48 PM
Saw your post a little late. Someone posted this a while ago and really liked it. The pattern is pretty, and it's not really that hard.

http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=84794

Good luck!

bluefalcon58
02-14-2009, 10:55 AM
Ann Norling's Baby Blocks is a very easy and pretty baby blanket. I just finished one and am working on a second.

If you can knit & purl and count to nine you can make this blanket. Great for a first baby blanket.

bluefalcon58

Laurberry
02-16-2009, 10:07 AM
Hi, you may also find http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/index.php
to be helpful. just click the top left corner where it says Free Pattern Directory.

Good Luck!
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