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trishknitz
06-04-2009, 05:55 AM
:heart: :heart: :heart: Check Post below for updated photo - could not work out how to change the photo in this post

I made this blanket in Shepherd of NZ 4ply - its a lovely soft baby wool - for my new niece Maeve. There are 5 separate panels - 2 are a leafi insert, the other 3 are a variety of different stitches, with a square of diamond lace in between. It has a simple garter stitch border. Its my first project of this kind - I've mostly just done baby & kids jumpers etc before, so it was quite a big deal for me! I'm really pleased with it - hope Maeve is too!
I had planned on knitting in her name & birthdate, but it didn't work the way I had envisaged, so we're making that square into a teddy bear's blankie!!

[Check Post below for updated photo - could not work out how to change the photo in this post

dustinac
06-04-2009, 08:02 AM
It sounds very pretty! My computer is on its way out so it won't let me open the file...you might get more replies to if you post the picture in the thread. Jan has some info on it in this thread (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80610):thumbsup:

KnittingNat
06-04-2009, 10:07 AM
It's very sweet, great job!

bambi
06-04-2009, 10:26 AM
Stunning and I love the color!

Bambi

trishknitz
06-04-2009, 04:58 PM
Thanks, I have cropped the pic & will try & edit the post to attach the new one

ArtLady1981
06-04-2009, 06:08 PM
Wonderful work!!!!

gotta knit
06-04-2009, 08:18 PM
Very nice! Congrats Auntie.

wezyus
06-05-2009, 12:59 AM
Nice jobs n thnks for sharing

dustinac
06-05-2009, 08:07 AM
Thank you for posting the picture, it looks so pretty! I love the color :happydance:

thecatsmother
06-05-2009, 02:57 PM
A really lovely blanket

Debkcs
06-05-2009, 03:36 PM
I was finally able to see the picture, what a beautiful blanket, good job!

lulubell
06-08-2009, 11:54 PM
I'm glad you figured out the picture thing, we couldnt see how lovely it was in the pic that first went up.
That Shepherd baby wool is soft isn't it. It is perfect for a baby shawl/blanket and wee clothes.

knittingymnast
06-11-2009, 10:19 AM
Ooh, that's really pretty! It's kinda hard to see the stitches, but anyways, it looks fantastic!

mks22300
06-14-2009, 04:01 PM
Beautiful! :heart:

MerigoldinWA
06-15-2009, 06:59 PM
Nice blanket. You put a lot of work into this. The baby will love it.