I love that blanket even though I am not usually fond of pastels.
I'm not fond of pastels, either. I like using bold primary colours for baby blankets, but mom and I differ on that opinion. We do this charity thing together, so we compromise - I do my bold blankets AND the pastel ones. I'm a sucker for a rainbow, though, so that made it easier. ^_^
I was going through a bit of withdrawal for granny squares (I'm as surprised about that as everyone else!), so I whipped up this baby blanket for Neighbour To Neighbour's "New Moms Starter Kit" program: