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kelibare
« on: April 16, 2007 03:49:19 PM »

I've been crocheting for a couple of years now, and have been lurking on this site for a year or so from time to time.  This is my first post with a completed piece.  It's just a baby blanket, from Lion Brand's Pound of Love...off white or something or another.  It's about 3 feet by 3 feet.  I used the pattern stitch from http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/cpl-bafg.html?noImages=0, but made it to my own diminsions and I didn't add the hood.  

Sappy story alert:
I have actually made probably 12 of these, but all have been for other people.  I like to keep one on hand for those unexpected shower invites and such.  So, I was making this one last week, and my boyfriend snuggled up to me and said, "That would be perfect to wrap a baby of ours in."  I melted.   Smiley  I'll be keeping this one.   Grin

http://us2.pixagogo.com/S5IEYyQk2x03SsWxd6zPAITx!preg_replace('/(.{49})/', '$1 ', 'baSd93OhLVx4iI24oqqMZbnN9Eob0Xu2DBoR9VfaIIKvSFZAinr1sE7gNEVjeuSW9kNJIeCXA1TCryYmjyvE_')/16April07_004.jpg
A view from an angle to show off the texture.
http://us4.pixagogo.com/S59spsqRIKvyXzkhnTdB9aebR2tF2sDHCNySM-G8MNvHbh7yQuvrT9sD3rkeOTn2E0IhTVU0h8fWCbqkp!GXgwmVYtiOAOJntcrxg8BhoYNCY_/16April07_010.jpg

And a close up of the stitches.  Ignore the shadow.   Tongue

http://us4.pixagogo.com/S5IEYyQk2x03SMMo9z0ZQ5Xwn1EiLtnl3b4NsG7WTawbvdypcSiQSIZWBRU2Zds98cjEAGq065F78jFg27!Jlqqc4UEwgJbehYwS4B-LnxVvM_/16April07_011.jpg
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I have a lot of Lion Brand Homespun that I'd love to trade for something else!

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shurlygurl
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2007 07:10:31 PM »

Awww..  what a sweet story Smiley  The blanket looks very cuddly.  I like the pattern a lot!
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HeHa
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2007 07:13:31 PM »

hearing something like that might actually make me WANT to have a baby - right there and then. adopting one if need be.
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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2007 09:28:48 PM »

Aww how sweet. 
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