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« on: October 16, 2007 01:31:58 PM »

One of my coworkers is pregnant and going on maternity leave this week.  We're throwing her a shower on Thursday, and I decided to make her a blanket.  I used white Caron SS and blue/green/white variegated Bernat baby yarn.  It's a simple "open" ripple pattern, and because the yarns are a slightly different weight, there's a neat texture to the blanket.  I decided to throw in a hat as well, which I did with a strand of each.  I made up the pattern as I went along, and threw a bobble on top, last minute.  I think it's cute Smiley  My mom suggested I make the blanket bigger, but I made a similar size blanket for another pregnant friend, and she said it was the perfect size for the car seat, so I figured I'd stick with a smaller size.  It's about 2 1/2 feet long, and a little less than 2 feet wide.

I'm putting the blanket and hat into a "bedtime" themed box, with Johnson's Bedtime Bath wash and lotion, washcloths, and the book "Goodnight Moon."  I know babies aren't supposed to sleep with hats and blankets, but I think (I hope!) she'll appreciate it.

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Blanket and hat together:

Closeup of blanket:

My bear modeling the hat, sitting on the blanket, for size:
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2007 01:36:11 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2007 07:04:06 PM »

Wow, that's really nice!  I particularly like how you did the little afgan - the variegated rows look like leaves, or waves, and it's just beautiful.
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2007 09:37:45 AM »

Thanks!!  The shower's tomorrow, so we'll see if she likes it!  If she does, I already have another one planned Smiley
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