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ZellaBella
« on: May 13, 2008 07:08:53 AM »

anyone interested in joining me in a baby or children's blanket along? i love making kids blankets they are so pretty and lively! any stitch, any style is fine for this crochet-along  Smiley but i would like everyone to post their progress once a month even if it's to say they didnt do anything, please?
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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2008 08:27:43 AM »

Oh!  I'm in!  I'm on a baby blanket making binge and I want to keep my energy up for it! (I've got LOTS of them to make)

Right now I'm making what could possibly be the ugliest baby blanket ever... I'll post a pic of it when I get home. ^_^
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2008 04:07:27 PM »

here are the two blankets i'm working on the main one is:



it's for my moms friend shes exspecting a boy so no pink since she already had two girls NO PINK *rolls eyes* i need to have it down in two more weeks yikes


this is my spare time one that i started before the other:

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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2008 05:05:08 PM »

I'm having the same issue with the "no girly blankets" thing.  Yours is coming along nicely!

Mine, on the other hand, has got to be one of the ugliest baby blankets I've ever seen; the sad part is, it's starting to grow on me. lol

Here is it in all its half-finished glory:

Not the best lighting, but you can see the pattern the variegated yarn is making


Here's a close up, it's closer to the actual colours:


In reality, that green looks like it should glow in the dark!  Soooo neon!
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2008 05:11:06 PM »

i think it's pretty cute! it looks great so far so keep up the good work Smiley how big do you plan on making it?
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« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2008 05:25:02 PM »

That's a good question!  I have no idea.  I figured I'd go until it was square and see if it was big enough.
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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2008 11:16:11 PM »

Hello!!!

i'll join.. i am making a baby blanket right now it's form the Leisure Arts.. "Our Best Baby Afghans' book. i started ita couple of weeks ago.. just cos i wanted to see how the squares were.. and i wanted to see if it was easy to make them.. the blanket is called Granny Hearts.

i'll post a pic of a square later this week.. i started it cos i like baby blankets too and EVERYONE i know is having babies, i thought this one might be nice for the next baby girl born.. we'll see tho.. i've made a rainbow starghan too so i will choose which is best at the time.  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2008 11:20:35 PM »

lol! i just read what the 2 of you said about the no pink thing.. i'm having the same problem.. everyone i know has had boys!!! But i figure that that cant last forever.. thats why i am making the girly one! haha!

i like your blankets so far.. fantasticmio yours is not the ugliest baby blanket ever. hahaha! i think it looks nice! the colours are cool! what yarn is it?
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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2008 04:21:10 AM »

I'm doing it two-stranded and I'm using one strand of Bernat Baby Coordinates "Blue Bon Bon", and one strand of Bernat Baby Coordinates Sweet Stripes "Splash Stripes".

The Splash Stripes is responsible for that crazy green colour.
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ZellaBella
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2008 05:20:00 AM »

lol! i just read what the 2 of you said about the no pink thing.. i'm having the same problem.. everyone i know has had boys!!! But i figure that that cant last forever.. thats why i am making the girly one! haha!

i like your blankets so far.. fantasticmio yours is not the ugliest baby blanket ever. hahaha! i think it looks nice! the colours are cool! what yarn is it?
it's horrible i love pink super cute things! i'm tempted to start a starghan in tlcs powder yellow and new mint sparkle since i have a skien of each just laying around looking so... unused. but starghans look intimadating
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