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Old 01-05-2006, 05:22 PM   #1
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FO - Baby Blanket
I present my Lion Brand Jiffy in "fisherman," double stranded, six skeins, size 17 needle, four days, scrunchable baby blanket. It's for one of the pharmacists at work. I thought about it Friday while leaving work, decided to start it on Saturday and left on Wednesday, so I had to get it done by Tuesday night. It's now stashed under my dad's desk, awaiting her baby shower. Too bad I won't get to give it to her myself.
I'm not horribly proud of it. I think I would be if I'd made it a bit longer and therefore more square, but I was running out of time, so it ended up being approximately forty inches by thirty inches.
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Old 01-05-2006, 05:27 PM   #2
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So what is it that makes something "scrunchable"?
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Old 01-05-2006, 05:28 PM   #3
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It's k2p1 every row. I'm not entirely sure why that's "scrunchable," though. Ask KellyK!
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Old 01-05-2006, 05:35 PM   #4
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It's scrunchable because it's squishy. Cate--babies are about 20" long. I'm sure your blanket will be plenty big. And it looks so soft, I'm sure they'll cherish it!
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Old 01-05-2006, 05:36 PM   #5
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I know it's long enough, but I wanted it to be SQUARE! The goal was 36" by 36".
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Originally Posted by CateKnits
I know it's long enough, but I wanted it to be SQUARE! The goal was 36" by 36".
Well now, thanks to you, the baby will be hip rather than square. :rollseyes: It'll make a great crib blanket as a rectangle!
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Way to go Ingrid w/ the silver lining...!!

I think the blanket is great--it looks very very soft!
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Old 01-05-2006, 06:30 PM   #8
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Looks FABULOUS!!!

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Great idea with the HUGE needles & double stranding.. :D

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It looks like it will be very warm. Great fro the carriage or car seat too.
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Very pretty!
I received a blanked that's about the same size as that one for my shower, and I use it ALL the time with DD. It's the one I use for her at night. It fits her perfectly - the other blankets we have are too big and end up all bunched up around her.

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