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trinabrielle
« on: September 07, 2008 10:14:14 AM »

At first I felt weird about making a black and white baby blanket, but by the time I finished it I loved it! I made it for friends whose nursery is black and white with accents of lemon yellow. I washed it before mailing it off to make sure all the ends stayed woven in and I was pleasantly surprised that washing it made the pattern really open up.

Dimensions: 36" wide x 44" long
Yarn: Caron Simply Soft in Black, White, and Soft Yellow
Needles: Size 9
Pattern: My own - modified from my Feather and Fan Shawl pattern



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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2008 10:24:32 AM »

Nice blanket.  I love the feather and fans pattern.
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2008 11:18:03 AM »

A lot of literature I've seen says the contrasting black and white patterns are good for eye development. Smiley

Beautiful job! I love the wavy ripples more than the ubiquitous zig-zags.
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2008 11:28:24 AM »

Nice job  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2008 11:29:07 AM »

beautiful! Grin
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« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2008 11:38:11 AM »

wow, that is really awesome! i love the one yellow stripe..awesome pattern too!
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« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2008 04:59:43 PM »

this is beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2008 07:38:02 AM »


Thanks everyone!

A lot of literature I've seen says the contrasting black and white patterns are good for eye development. Smiley
SkyyAngel - That's good to know. Smiley

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