I'm back from shopping (and dentist - ouch). This is what I bought to begin a new blankey for my 6-year old grandson, will begin it tonight:
5 ounces each ball. They only had 3 of these or I'd have bought more.
but they also had 3 of this color, so I bought it too:
I hope the two go well together. I will make wide stripes, can't wait to begin.
Do you think 30 ounces will be enough? or overkill.....??? Perhaps there will be enough for 2 blankeys.... (these days, I'm a blanket-knitting fool)
Now: what pattern? All stockinette? all garter stitch? Make it like a giant square dishcloth? It needs to knit up quickly.