Monday, May 24, 2010

Baby blanket in a bulky yarn


A few weeks ago I bought a bulky cotton yarn and a cute pattern to knit a baby blanket with a crocheted border. The store model was knit in green and blue yarn, but by the time I was there the only colors left were yellow and orange. I bought them anyway and knit it up. Now I'm wondering why? Who on earth would like a yellow and orange blanket?!

Oh, well. It was fun to make and I'm sure I'll give it to someone somewhere someday.


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9 Comments:

Blogger Jennie C. said...

It's really very pretty, Laura. Any baby would be lucky to snuggle under it. :-)

8:32 AM  
Blogger Apron Thrift Girl said...

Really, I kind of like it. It is so spring and summer to me. I think the colors go very well together.

8:58 AM  
Blogger Monkey Mind said...

What's wrong with an orange and yellow blanket? It's adorable and bright and well made. Any baby would feel lucky indeed to have such a sunny blanket.

12:02 PM  
Blogger Margo said...

it's beautiful! I love yellow on babies and the orange is just an accent here. I looked through a box of my daughter's baby clothes recently and ALL I saw was PINK. I like pink, but there's just way too much pink for girls and blue for boys.

2:49 PM  
Blogger Wool Winder said...

It looks good in the photo. I think it would appeal to lots of people. And it would work for either a baby girl or baby boy.

5:12 PM  
Blogger Cecilia said...

looks cozy to me! (my favorite word)

5:43 PM  
Blogger Becca said...

Definitely Winnie the Pooh and Tigger colors :) Some child is going to cherish that for a lifetime!

6:17 PM  
Anonymous Megan C said...

It's so special (and rare these days) to get something handmade, I agree with Jennie any baby would be luck to snuggle under it....and I *happen* to be having a baby soon, and you *happen* to already be sending me a box. ;) No pressure...

2:39 PM  
Blogger Looxx said...

It is lovely. I've just been reading through your blog together with a cup of tea and a doughnut and I've enjoyed myself tremendously! Thank you, btw, for commenting on my blog. Best wishes.

4:38 PM  

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