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« on: January 09, 2008 05:31:46 PM »

Hey all!

I wanted to share my newest FO, which is also a design of my own creation: Jack's Beanstalk Blanket.

The blanket was designed and knit for my new baby nephew, Jack, who was welcomed into the world in early December. I finished casting off the blanket only an hour before I got the phone call announcing his birth!

Here's a gross yellowish photo of the unblocked blanket. (Thumbnails lead to big image)

And here's the finished product:

Knit with Patons Classic Wool Merino in a deep foresty green.

The pattern is simple, consisting of three Vandyke lace columns and a seed stitch border.

It's one of the biggest projects I've done, and I'm very proud of it.

The pattern will be available soon, and I'll be sure to post it here!
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2008 05:44:25 PM »

This is gorgeous! Your knitting talents astound me. I don't know how you knitters do it!

« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2008 07:07:44 PM »

so pretty! and i love that it's not in the obvious pastel baby colors.
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2008 09:26:03 PM »

that is an absolutely lovely pattern and colour combination.

beautiful work!

« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2008 11:15:12 PM »

It looks nice and snuggly.

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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2008 07:27:56 AM »

Love it! What are the dimensions? I love the idea of making an afghan, but it seems like it would take forever and get boring. A baby blanket, on the other hand, might be just my speed. Kudos, it's awesome!

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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2008 07:52:39 PM »

Oh wow! This is sooooooo pretty Cheesy

Did you ever happen to write up a pattern for this? I have a few expecting relatives and this is one of the nicest knitted baby blankets I have come across so far  Smiley

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