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Topic: Looking for some easy baby blankets to make.  (Read 4805 times)
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« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2004 05:10:58 PM »

a blanket is just a big square or rectangle. so crochet a big square or rectangle.
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« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2004 01:04:02 PM »

I posted two blankets I have just finished. Thank you all for the ideas.

« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2004 05:58:35 AM »


Is my absolutely most favorite ever EASY baby blanket!

Size easily adjustable  . . .
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« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2004 10:35:04 AM »

I like the pattern but it doen't say how many oz of yarn needed. I guess I will have to make a preemie one first and find out how much that one takes.

« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2006 07:36:41 PM »

Here are instructions for a set of fleece blankets - super quick, inexpensive and very pretty.  It took me just a couple of hours to whip these babies up and I took my time. One yard of fleece will actually make 2 blankets -  one large blanket 36" x 36" and a smaller carseat blanket  22" x 36". This way you use up the entire yard - no waste.  With sharp scissors cut out the blankets and round the edges - I used a dinner plate to get perfectly round corners.  Next I threaded a needle - large eye - with a very long strand of yard and stitched the whole way around in a blanket stitch. I had to thread my needed twice - don't forget to knot the ends of the first piece of yarn to the second piece.  Using the blanket stitch as a base, I then crocheted an edge. Make sure to pre-wash the fabric before you start. This is a good project for using up left-over yarn - the edging requires very little yarn. One half of a skein is plenty for both blankets.  Use different color yarn and different edging styles to vary the blankets. They're a set, but they don't have to be exactly alike.     Good luck.
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