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Old 01-01-2010, 02:26 PM   #1
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Pattern: Baby Chalice Blanket
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The blanket is for my granddaughter Kai, who is due February 13. I chose this yarn because of the colors – my son and his wife are avid surfers and I thought they’d like the beach colors. Unfortunately, the yarn is not as soft as I had heard, and not what I would have chosen for a baby blanket if I had been able to touch it before buying. It softened up quite a bit with blocking, though, and will probably soften more with washing. I think the pattern is lovely, and the colors are gorgeous. Details are on my Ravelry page:
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Old 01-01-2010, 02:52 PM   #2
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The colorway and the pattern work well together. Too bad about the lack of softness; I looked up some yarn reviews and others compared it to Lorna's Laces which I love but its not as soft as alpaca and merino.
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Old 01-01-2010, 03:12 PM   #3
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Oh that is gorgeous!! Love the beachy colors, too!

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Old 01-01-2010, 03:41 PM   #4
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It's very nice....just love that pattern and you've done it beautifully!
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Old 01-02-2010, 03:12 PM   #5
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I too love the colorway. And I find the pattern interesting, in that mostly this leaf pattern is done without the interior shaping at the "tip" of the leaf. Very nice.
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Old 01-02-2010, 04:39 PM   #6
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This isn’t knitting! This is ART! Wonderful work, Slim! Perfect colorway for the blanket, and for your kid’s lifestyle! They will love it!
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Beautiful!! I love the color and stitch choice!!

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WOW The blankie is absolutely beautiful. Your work is so inspiring.
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Old 01-04-2010, 04:44 PM   #9
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That is so beautiful!

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