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« on: March 18, 2014 12:15:01 PM »

This blanket got shelved for a month or two, but I'm so pleased with it I wanted to share.

I wanted to try out this pattern from Ravelry  -- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-shane-blanket -- (some day I'll figure out how to do the "just the name, clicky link thing")

I was looking for affordable, so I went with Red Heart Soft, and was very pleasantly surprised -- these skeins really were soft!  And I love the vintage American vibe of the colors.

It ended up being really large, 47"x47" and has a lovely drape.  The only drawback is that I'm not really wild about the look of the backside, so I may go back and line it before gifting it.  And if I knit it again, I will try to figure out the provisional cast on, so I can do it with no seams.  But over all, I'm really pleased!
« Last Edit: March 18, 2014 12:17:35 PM by yofi » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014 04:32:08 PM »

It looks beautiful!  What a lucky little superhero.  Cheesy

« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014 05:05:38 PM »

It's so unfair that only a baby can get this beautiful blanket! Wink
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