Category Archives: Baby blankets

Sitting pretty

I had been saving this one until we had a fine day to take a photo, but I decided to just go for it!

Made in Rico baby classic powder, light grey and dusky pink with Drops cotton merino white, which gives the blanket just that bit more weight, and warmth.
It is a granny rectangle (of course!) starting with five clusters of three stitches, and I used a 4.5mm hook.

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Autumn leaves baby blanket ta-dah!

This has been an interesting project for me to make. It was commissioned by a friend and although it is definitely out of my colour comfort zone I have come to love it.

The request was for ‘woodland colours’ and we put this combination of golds, greens and browns together in gorgeous Rowan wools:

Made in Rowan supersoft merino in mellow, bark and grass; and Rowan wool cotton dk in leaf, bronze, elf and still.

It took one ball each of the six ‘leaf’ colours, and 4 balls of the ‘mellow’ background. Made to the ‘Bertie baby blanket’ pattern, by Little Doolally, on a 5mm hook.

This is such lovely yarn that I have to say that every stitch was a pleasure. Let’s hope the new mum approves!

Blue ripples

It is a long time since I have made a ripple blanket, but I have one on my hook right now:

Made in almost the last of my Sirdar simply recycled dk stash, in dip dye blue, canvas, fleck, demin wash and pumice on a 4.5mm hook.
I would also like to report that I am 20 days into my self-imposed yarn drought and still holding out!