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I searched for a chunky blanket, knit in one piece with some visual interest, but basic enough for TV knitting. When I couldn’t find it, I decided to come up with my own. It’s based on a pattern from Simple Knits for Easy Living by Erika Knight. The Squares Throw always intrigued me, but I wasn’t keen to sew up all the squares.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
“Cherie” is what happens when you have a lone skein of high-quality, interesting cotton yarn and a bare baby head, both at arm’s length. This hat is cute and sophisticated all at the same time—not to mention very easy to knit. A densely knit beret with a stretchy 2x2 rib band, it will fit for a few seasons to come. And because it’s cotton, it is...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Made from Cascade’s Bulky Fixation yarn (98.3% cotton, 1.7% elastic), this newborn baby hat is a quick-knit gift for any mom-to-be. Add a stripe or pattern to match an outfit, or go crazy with the Fixation spray-dyed palette. The garter-stitch cuff means there’s no brim to dig into the baby’s head while she’s laying in mom’s arms, and cotton is ...