I made this baby blanket for a friend from work, whose wife had a baby. I incorporated the baby's initials into the fabric with Fair Isle (although I haven't mastered making the stitches blend in properly yet). The blanket is a hybrid between the S'nB Big, Bad Baby Blanket, and a leaf border featured in Knitting On The Edge. I did it in Cascade 220 Superwash, 'cause handwashing baby puke out of merino didn't seem like it would be high on the priority list of new parents.
I didn't do so hot on the joining, either, but overall I think it turned out well for my first blanket. It was hard to part with, but I'm hoping they'll keep it as an heirloom for a long time. That or just let Conner roll around and spit up on it, then throw it in the washing machine.
Thanks for looking.