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No-Brainer Baby Blanket in Marble Chunky
July 31 2010
August 3 2010
Project info
No-Brainer Baby Blanket in Marble Chunky
Diagonal Box Stitch by Darlisa Riggs
Was for Sale, Ended up a Baby Shower Gift
Approx. 29"x29"
Hooks & yarn
6.5 mm (K)
James C. Brett Marble Chunky
1.9 skeins = 647.9 yards (592.4 meters), 380 grams
Stitching Is An Art in Santa Monica, California
July 2010

August 4th, 2010 I started out on a “L” hook, but decided the weave was too loose. So I went down a hook size and it looks much better.

This one went so fast you wouldn’t believe it. It’s a large-gauge yarn and an easy stitch, but yikes! The only part where I had trouble was the border. Even still, I only had to fudge a little bit. Usually, I’m very anal precise about these things, but I have no idea how to make it work perfectly this time around. And, as it’s not going to be for me and even I can hardly notice it, I’m okay with a little fudge.

And the colours….OH, geez, the colours! They seem to work perfectly for this pattern. I intend to take pictures tomorrow. I hope they do the blanket justice.

April 3, 2013 So I’ve been trying to sell this sucker for a few years, but it didn’t happen. It’s soft and beautiful colours, but I think the boutique I was trying to sell my things at just wasn’t the right clientele. So I’ve been hanging on to it for a while, now.

I found out a couple months ago that one of my best friends is pregnant with twin girls! So I decided give this one to her and work up a second blanket, the No-Brainer Baby Blanket in Marble Chunky II, which I had already kinda started working on months earlier. A blanket for each twin and I only had to make one new one! How perfect is that?

The last couple of pictures are her opening the blankets at the baby shower this last weekend.

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by James C. Brett
100% Acrylic
341 yards / 200 grams
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  • Project created: August 4, 2010
  • Finished: August 9, 2010
  • Updated: April 3, 2013