Friday, July 11, 2014

Lilac Baby Blanket, my new pattern

Hello crafty friends! Here is my new baby blanket, which I finished just a couple of days ago.

The yarn that I used is my favorite Snuggly Wuggly Big by Loops and Threads. I usually buy it from my local Michael’s store, where it’s sold for 9.99. But I installed Michael’s Weekly Ad app on my phone, and now I almost always have a 40% off coupon on hand. That’s a pretty good deal!

The pattern of this blanket is very simple and easy to remember, and it looks the same on both sides. This is the kind of project where after the first couple of rows you just repeat the same instructions over and over and don’t need to worry about counting the stitches.

I have a few baby blankets that I was going to donate, but after reading the baby blanket charity guidelines, I realized the designs of my blankets are too open/lacy. But this one should be a good fit. I still don’t know what I will do with the lacy ones. Perhaps I’ll unravel them and make new ones using some tighter stitches.

The pattern for this blanket is availbe in my Etsy and Craftsy shops. 


  1. Very very pretty.... I enjoy making baby blankets.

  2. Hello Olga, your blanket is really adorable! I love this color and the stitch for baby. I have a giveaway on my blog to celebrate my 500 followers if you like to participate have a look on
    Have a fabulous weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft

  3. I love the color Olga, it is a fabulous blanket. I always try to use coupons when I go to Joann's, they accept Micheal's coupons too.

    1. I didn't know Joann accepts Michael's coupons. That's great! Thanks for letting me know!

  4. I always enjoy those type of patterns where I don't have to think too much. Pretty blanket!

  5. Lovely color, lovely pattern !!!!
    Have a lovely weekend !

  6. It's beautiful Olga, I love the pattern. Yes it's the same here they won't accept lace patterns in the baby units in case tiny fingers get caught in the holes, some won't accept crochet at all which is a shame. Have a great weekend. :) x

  7. Beautiful! Both the pattern and the yarn :) xx

  8. Lovely! I hope that it is accepted as a donation as I am sure that someone would love to wrap their baby in it! xx

  9. What a beautiful blanket! I am sure any little baby will sleep snuggly under that. Great idea with the baby blanket charity, I will look that up here! Anna x

  10. Lovely blanket, Olga!! :) Rather than unravelling the lacy blankets, maybe, you can add a lining of fleece . At least it will do good for not too lacy ones.
    I order online from JoAnn's store so I usually get coupons in my inbox. But then I order only in the months when my husband visits US. And the coupons are for limited time only.
    I saw in a comment that Michael's coupons can be used at JoAnn.....any idea about the other way round ?

  11. It's a beautiful blanket with a pretty stitch! Love that color too. I may make another baby blanket when I'm finished with the big one I'm working on. They are so fun!

  12. All of your creations are so beautiful. Your are really talented.