I'm making a baby blanket for my SIL out of Caron Simply Soft. It's machine washable, not wool in case the baby has very sensitive skin, and is machine washable. I chose this yarn because I remember when my daughter was born--if it had to be handwashed, it probably wasn't used very often. And I want the blanket to be used, not folded and stored away.
Thanks for the suggestions. I found some Debbie Bliss superwash merino at Elann that is in my price range. I'll cross my fingers and hope that the little one won't have a wool allergy. Has anyone used this yarn?
First Tubey, then blanket! So many projects that I want to try, so little free time to knit.
I'm using Debbie Bliss Merino aran that is machine washable. It's beautifully soft. Even a woman at work who won't wear/work with wool loved it, so it should be good for a baby. A blanket is not generally worn against the skin, though, so it should be fine.
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