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Old 04-28-2009, 06:56 PM   #1
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Baby Blanket
I am very new to knitting. My son is having his first baby. I want to make a baby blanket for him. I am looking for something for a beginner. Does anyone have a pattern?
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:54 PM   #2
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Welcome to Knitting Help!!

These are very easy and all garter stitch. Introducing color really changes the look of a simple blanket.
http://www.joann.com/static/project/0712/P448323.pdf
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamiekn...11397/sizes/o/
http://www.purlbee.com/super-easy-baby-blanket/

This one is all garter and the pattern is created only by changing needle size.
http://www.knittingonthenet.com/patt...byafruffle.htm
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Old 05-02-2009, 02:45 AM   #3
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Here are a few more that would be easy to make.

This one uses very thick yarn, so it would go quickly:
Angel Baby Blanket

This one has a nice textured design:
Broken Rib Baby Blanket

Pretty basketweave design:
Rib Check Baby Blanket
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Originally Posted by Shandeh View Post
Here are a few more that would be easy to make.
Pretty basketweave design:
Rib Check Baby Blanket
I this one. I did one like it in a soft, bright colored verigated yarn and (Bonus) it looks like it was really hard...only you (and other yarn people) will know how easy it was!

I used Hobby Lobby's Baby Bee, Sweet Delight Pomp, color was Crayon. I knit it with two strands together and I loved the way it turn out!
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Old 05-04-2009, 05:09 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
Welcome to Knitting Help!!
These are very easy and all garter stitch. Introducing color really changes the look of a simple blanket.
http://www.joann.com/static/project/0712/P448323.pdf

I made this one before. See here. http://swcheng15.xanga.com/682061467...s-how-i-start/

Then the Rib check pattern Shandeh also recommended...

http://swcheng15.xanga.com/692931168...-other-things/


Both are super easy.
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Old 05-13-2009, 06:48 PM   #6
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Welcome you'll love knitting its completly relaxing and nerve racking all at the same time lol. I've made 2 baby blankets each took about a week to do. I'm including the link that inspired my blankets, but I used machine washable chenille (pricey but soft at $8 {cnd} a spool) then I knitted squares about 12 cast on so a 12x12 square. I used 6.5 mm needles, the colors I used were white, yellow, green and blue (I had a son) then I used a whip stitch to put it all together, for that I used green. I kind of arranged them in a pattern as best as I could. Anyway I did the squares in regular knit. So theres the link mine came out kind of a pastel small patchwork type blanket more of a bassent sized is what I'd call it.

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