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Jivewhistle
11-23-2005, 04:50 PM
aka NEBB! (Never ending baby blanket).

I thought this would be a great blanket to make...and although it looks nice and warm and stuff....it was SUCH a boring pattern. I can't tell you how long I've had this darn thing on the needles. The first half of it went pretty quickly....but to finish it was just mind numbing. It looks dark on one side, but that's just the shadow. I used Lion Brand Homespun yarn for this in Baroque.

The blanket is for my cousin who just had her girl on Monday. I shipped the blanket off today and enclosed a poem with it:

A blanket for Brooklyn Rose
To keep warm those fingers and toes.
She'll be snuggled up so tight
And won't ever be chilly at night.

(Thought that was kinda cute).

Ingrid
11-23-2005, 04:54 PM
It was worth it! Love the poem. Maybe this will turn out to be THE blanket with years of love poured into it!

Julie
11-23-2005, 04:55 PM
Great job! It looks so cozy!

(I can only imagine how mind-numbing it was to knit...a true gift of love :heart: )

KellyK
11-23-2005, 06:21 PM
VERY pretty color!!

Angelia
11-23-2005, 06:28 PM
That is lovely! And the poem is really sweet :)

wildforyarn
11-23-2005, 08:11 PM
I think the blanket is beautiful as is the poem. I'm sure she will love it keeping her warm! :)

dustinac
11-23-2005, 08:12 PM
I love the poem and the blanket Great job!! This was my first afghan and I thought I'd nevvveeeerrrr finish :zzz:

rebecca
11-23-2005, 10:29 PM
Just PERFECTION! I so love it :D

Jan in CA
11-23-2005, 10:36 PM
That is so sweet for a baby girl! I'm sure she'll love it!

Mer
11-24-2005, 12:17 AM
Looks great! And I love the poem--what a cute idea.

mintdee
11-24-2005, 12:18 AM
So pretty! Lovely job :)

itscryttle
11-26-2005, 12:48 AM
its beautiful!!! I am sure she will love it!

Loved the poem too BTW!

Jaxhil
11-26-2005, 12:55 AM
How beautiful!! And the poem is perfect!

I happen to be working on this exact NEBB-in homespun-and have been "working" on it for months-I keep conveniently "forgetting" I even have it on the needles-and my "baby" just turned two :rollseyes: oh well....someday!

Brooklyn Rose is such a pretty name too :)

hedgehog
11-26-2005, 01:09 AM
That's a beautiful color. I'm sure your cousin will love it!

Oh and i made a NEBB in Aug/Sept... You're right - at first you're flying, then you're dying (to finish, that is!)

Good job on it though!
-hh

kitkat
11-26-2005, 01:19 PM
Very cute! I love how it ended up - I do understand the NEBB thinking though, I have one of those OTN right now.