i finally finished my version of the Hoover baby blanket from Knittyfor my cousin and his wife who are due next month. it took forever but i'm really happy with the result. it was hard to get good pictues of it on my carpet, it is actually rectangular not all wonky. i used 2 balls of pattons canadiania in oatmeal and 3 balls of pattons canadiana in winter white. i just think acrylic makes sense for a baby blanet.
here's the pattern http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall03/PATThoover.html