FO Saturday – Baby’s First Blankie

My third and final FO of the week…Baby’s First Blankie!  The yarn is Goshen, from Valley Yarns, a cotton/tencel/silk blend, perfect for a summer baby.

I didn’t follow a pattern, just knit some stockinette stripes and threw on a garter stitch border.  It went according to plan until…

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…I read the yarn label.  They’ve labeled this yarn as hand wash.  PSHAW!  These kinds of things make me a little crazy.  I can imagine how they rationalize that choice but c’mon let’s attempt to live in reality.  It’s a cotton baby blanket?!?! I just threw it in wash.  Blankets need to be washable.  I did, at least, put it in a garment bag.

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I’ll let you know how it goes.  In the meantime, I’m playing Barbies, shopping the stash for a selection of neutrals.   I’m thinking Black Panther Wrap…

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