Back in August of 2015, I made a blanket for the B. Hooked Crochet Challenge for Warm Up America. It was an awesome black and hot pink blanket that you can see here.
B. Hooked has issued a new challenge and I am in! This time around, we are making baby blankets. Here are my yarns:
We were encouraged to use the Lion Brand Big Scoop and Modern Baby yarns for our blankets. The Big Scoop is a really soft little baby yarn, and Modern Baby is a name that makes me laugh every time I think about it. I know it is more about the colors in the line not being the traditional pink and baby blue, but I picture little babies with their tablets, entering their Netflix passwords and drinking milk out of coffee cups. The same kind of thing happens when I think about that show Tiny House Hunters. I really wanted the house hunters to be tiny, not the houses. I would totally watch toddlers trying to pick out houses. Heh. That would be awesome.
Back to the blanket. This blanket uses a Catherine’s Wheel stitch pattern, which is one I have always found a little tricky, but I quickly got into a groove this time around. Here’s what it is looking like so far:
I really like the colors in this yarn, but I think I would prefer this stitch pattern with a single color, or with several solid colors to make stripes. I think the cool stitching gets kind of lost in all of the color changes, but you know who isn’t going to care about that? A baby—modern or otherwise.
It is not too late to get involved in the challenge, if you are interested in crocheting a blanket for a little bundle of joy. All of the information about the challenge can be found here.
Until next time,