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Lo{ve}
« on: April 09, 2009 07:33:45 PM »

i'm making my stepsister a baby blanket and my friend picked out this yarn but now i'm not so sure i like it for a baby girl. the colors are just a tad bit lighter in person, but what do you think? is it too boyish or does it work for a girl?


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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2009 08:06:09 PM »

I think they look fine.
I'm actually quite partial to different colors than pink, purple, etc. for baby girls and vice versa for boys.  Smiley
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Lewre
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2009 08:17:16 PM »

Those colors are beautiful and I'd proudly use a blankie like it with either of my girls.  Smiley
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Lo{ve}
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2009 10:15:44 PM »

thanks  Cheesy i thought it'd be okay because of those small bits of purple, but i wasn't sure if the blue took over.
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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2009 05:51:20 AM »

I think those colors are great for a girl. The color difference between boys and girls isn't as definite s it used to be. I would put pink or purple in a boys blanket too. The colors are bright and cheerful. My son had a quilt made from all the colors of gingham that are available. It was his favorite blanket.
K. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2009 03:48:05 PM »

I think the colors are great and if you wanted the purple to stand out more you can try matching it with a solid and ad stripes to it.
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2009 11:56:25 AM »

One of the most frustrating things I've come across when making baby blankets is the colour issue!

From what I've determined, ANY colour combination is just perfect for a baby girl, however, pink, peach, and purple are NOT good for a boy.  Unless they are in a rainbow motif.  It makes me want to tear my hair out!

So, the good news for you is, it doesn't matter what colours you do, it'll be fine for the girl.  ^_^

The good news for me is that I've stopped listening to what "they" say about what is appropriate for each gender and make whatever colours up I want, or the parents want.

Happy crocheting!
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« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2009 07:51:16 AM »

I agree, the colors are just fine and look wonderful.
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