Baby Blanket | Peach Lace

I wrote last week about finally finishing up some long-standing abandoned projects around the house.  One of those was a baby blanket that I started almost 6 months ago! Baby blankets are by no means a quick knit, at least not with the patterns that I select, but 6 months is still a little long. I usually estimate 1-2 months depending on how much time I have to devote to the project. In this case, it was a combination of lots of other projects going on at the same time and a general lack of interest in knitting, that led to it being dormant for so long. But over the holidays I decided that I just needed to tackle it row by row and last weekend I sewed in the finishing ends and I’ll be excited to finally see a baby enjoy my hard work.

P1100241 copyP1100248 copyI used the same yarn that I’ve been using for all my baby projects these days – Berroco Comfort. I think the peach (a little hard to see in these pictures) is a nice change from the typical pink for a little girl and makes it look vintage in a beautiful way.  I’m very pleased with the pattern as well. This one could be a staple for summer babies since it’s lighter and more delicate than a chunky cabled pattern (funny that I’m finishing it during the polar vortex!). I hope it is well received!

P1100252 copyNext I will be picking up my long-forgotten sweater and I am determined to finish it before spring!  Wish me luck because I am going to need it.


2 thoughts on “Baby Blanket | Peach Lace

  1. Andrea

    Beautiful work! My sister has a similar blanket that she used with my nephew as a newborn an it is his favorite now that he is 16 months old. She liked it because she felt safer letting him have a blanket with “holes” that he could breathe through.

    1. Katelyn Post author

      Thanks! Glad to hear it’s his favorite. Hopefully it will be this baby’s too. And I hadn’t thought of the holes in the lace allowing the baby to breathe but makes sense.


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