My mom has a good friend who just had her second granddaughter. When they let everyone know that they were expecting again, I added a blankie for the new baby to my list of to-dos...and then proceeded to totally miss the due date. Whoops! Nine months goes by so fast! Baby Bailey was born last month, and I realized I had to get to it. This cute little receiving blanket is what I came up with:
Since time was a factor, I went with something super simple and did a plain seed stitch in pink and white (yarn held doubled), then added a pretty crochet border (scalloped edging makes everything better!). It still felt like it needed something a little extra, though, so I added a little "B" in one corner.
I basically want to add this edging to everything, ever. Good thing my husband pulls me back or all the things I've made for our house would have it :P.
I used Caron Simply Soft again; it's perfect for baby blankets because it's very soft and can be machine washed and dried. Plus, it comes in a bunch of colors and is easy to find if you need more! Luckily I had enough in my stash - it only took about half a skein each, and even less of the border color. Not bad for a quick project, right?