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t1g3rl1ly
« on: September 03, 2007 04:10:44 PM »

Hey everyone,
I made this blanket for my coworker. Everyone else in the store knew about it, but they all kept it a secret from her. She was really surprised and loved it Smiley

the entire blanket:



folded-up:



stitch pattern on body of blanket:



close-up of corner (all 4 have a bow):



close-up of border:



and i put a little tag on the back:


comments/questions appreciated! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2007 04:16:49 PM »

that's very pretty.
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magdiego
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2007 04:30:33 PM »

That's beautiful - your coworker must have been thrilled!  Is that a Terry Kimbrough pattern?  Her blankets are so amazing.

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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2007 05:36:38 PM »

My daughter (and me  Grin) love this blanket!!  Really super beautiful!!  My daughter is standing next to me going 'make me a red and green one for christmas'!!!!!  Love it!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2007 07:16:57 PM »

That is so beautiful I love it what sticth did you use for it? I can see why she loved it and I'm glad everyone kept it a secret trust me someone would've blabbed it here at my job.
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2007 07:29:21 PM »

so so pretty, really adorable I bet it was the best gift she received
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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2007 08:06:57 AM »

That blanket is beautiful......
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« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2007 09:34:32 AM »

This blanket is just SOOOOO gorgeous!!!  Almost makes me want to have another kid.  Almost but not quite Cheesy  You did a great job and how did you manage to keep it a secret...that's amazing in itself!!
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« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2007 11:19:45 AM »

Aww, that's great, I love it.  Can't go wrong with ruffles!  Did you use acrylic?

And your little tag is lovely, by the way. :]
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« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2007 04:29:54 PM »

Hey everyone, thanks for the feedback. I really appreciate it. Smiley

magdiego Yes, this is a Terry Kimbrough pattern. it's from a "best of" book of baby afghans by her. It was difficult to pick a pattern, they're all gorgeous. This pattern is called "Baby Blanket" haha original name, huh? Wink

gnathalie2 I think a Christmas version of this blanket would be beautiful!

Concannon I used Lion Brand Baby Soft. I had a bunch of skeins that I picked up at a really good deal awhile back. I'm not a big fan of acrylic, but I knew I had to be practical and make it out of a yarn that could be washed over and over again. Baby Soft is 60% acrylic and 40% nylon.

thanks again, everyone!
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