I’m now about nine inches away from where I want to be with this baby blanket.
I’ve now memorized the four row pattern repeat and go back to this project any time I just want something relaxing and mindless to knit. Though I am still a couple months from the baby’s due date, it would be nice to have this as a completed project!
Here’s Ethan making another sweet appearance helping me measure 💙
It’s one of the reasons I wanted to learn how to knit – so I could hand make gifts for people I love. I have knit two other baby blankets and each one took so. much. time. I am urgent by nature so detailed, large projects aren’t really my thing. However, when a special baby is on the way, a little hat and blanket seem like the right gifts to give.
I recently got to enjoy knitting off of a dock over our local river on a sunny day. Trying to soak up all the remaining days of summer!
Project Details: I’m using a worsted weight washable yarn (Berocco Vintage, dove) with size 8 US needles. There is a three stitch garter border and a beautiful scalloped wave to the bottom edges of the blanket with a 20 stitch repeat. I’m about a quarter of the way done and the baby’s due date is December 18th so I feel like I’m making good timing. I would definitely recommend this pattern to anyone looking for a lace blanket that is somewhat challenging at first, then easy to memorize and flow while watching Netflix or listening to Audible 🙂 …some of my favorite ways to unwind after a long day.