baby blanket, circular knitting needle, Joelle Hoverson book, Malabrigo yarn, Merino wool, More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts, Nesting Squares, play mat
We are so excited to welcome a new cousin into our family soon! I have been wanting to make this project for a little someone and it is finished just in time for the shower this weekend. The pattern is from Joelle Hoverson’s More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts. I wish I’d discovered the pattern when my own kids were tiny, because I am in love with the finished project and there are so many color possibilities.
I used Malabrigo Worsted Merino 210 yards, 3.5 oz. which comes in amazing colors and is super soft. (Purple Mystery and Lettuce are two of the colors and my kids seem to have hidden the other tags somewhere – sorry). The needle is a 60″ (150 cm) long circular in 10.5 (6.5mm). I’d never used such a long circular before, but it was fun once I got the hang of it. Hooray for a new baby!