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Atrandom
« on: March 29, 2009 04:07:32 AM »

I made this blanket for my best friend's baby. She's due in May and I wanted to make a personalised gift, something none else would give her! It's the first time I knit something that big, until now the only things I did were scarves and squares. It's not perfect and has a lot of irregularities, I hope she won't be too disappointed...



The pattern comes from a French magazine (Tricot facile) and is fairly simple to make. I used double yarn for everything.
I first knitted 6 moss stich plain squares (one in each color: blue, pink, purple, green, orange, beige).
Then I knitted 6 jersey stitch striped squares. The pattern alternates 3 white rows and 3 colored rows.
I sewed the 12 squares then made a border in garter stitch.







Thanks for looking! Smiley




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RubberBiscuit
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009 05:30:53 AM »

This is really beautiful and she is going to love it. 
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mnmcoffee
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2009 07:05:21 AM »

this is adorable! i would even like to have something like this.
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Summ3r
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2009 07:48:51 AM »

 wow this is so pretty... I like the warm colors and the design seems easy...
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waiting4beckett
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2009 03:52:50 PM »

Nice! I like your choice of colors - they're bright and happy. Your friend won't be disappointed. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2009 04:53:42 PM »

oh my goodness i love this...it's very unique. when i get around to having a little spawn of my own, it's neat looking things like this i'll want it to have  Smiley
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Atrandom
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2009 06:29:09 AM »

Thanks guys for your comments! Now I just have to wait for baby Lily to be born... One month to go!
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dr_marti
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2009 08:07:23 AM »

I really like the combination of colors and neutrals!  What kind of yarn did you use?
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Atrandom
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2009 09:26:57 AM »

I'm very new with yarn but I believe it's a 6 st/inch wool/acrylic/polyamid mix. I used 2 strands and US size 8 needles.
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kayrun
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2009 05:44:57 PM »

that is lovely!
looks like something that can grow with baby into toddlerhood & beyond!
thanks for sharing~
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