|Mitered Square Blanket and Jessy's Bonnet|
So chances are good that you know someone who is expecting this summer. Hand knit baby gifts are always a treasure, and the best part is that they are frequently small, portable summer projects.
I've designed two timeless baby projects that are sure to steal any mother's heart - and make you the hero at the baby shower!
|Mitered Square Baby Blanket|
There's always a need for baby blankets, and this one's attractive, versatile, very simple to knit - and machine washable! Knit in just two shades of Berroco Vintage Chunky, the Mitered Square Baby Blanket features a basic checkerboard pattern. Each square is cast on or picked up directly onto the previous squares and is completely bound off before the next square begins. The project is very portable since, between blocks at least, there are no stitches to fall off your needles while it's jostled around from carpools to knitting groups to soccer practice and home.
The blanket is knit in Berroco Vintage Chunky. It's a heavier version of perennial favorite Berroco Vintage and is precisely what you'd expect from the line: buttery soft, colorful, and easy to wash. While selecting colors, note that the Main Color is also used in the trim around the outer edge of the blanket. You'll need 5 hanks of the Main Color and 4 hanks of the Contrasting Color - and we've got 10 great colors to choose from!
Bonus: Berroco Vintage Chunky is on sale at 20% off!
Super Bonus: The Mitered Square Baby Blanket pattern is FREE with the purchase of Vintage Chunky!
Jessy's Baby Bonnet
Both simple and simply adorable, Jessy's Baby Bonnet is a sweet cotton bonnet with a ribbon tie. There's a bit of lacy detail without going overboard, so is an ideal project for girls or boys!
|Jessy's Baby Bonnet|
Bonus: Rowan Summerlite 4-Ply is on sale at 20% off!
Double Bonus: Jessy's Baby Bonnet pattern is FREE with the purchase of Summerlite 4-Ply!
Happy Knitting . . . . Amy