I have finally finished the baby blanket complete with border.
I finished the central part a few days ago.
But then I had to decide whether to add a border or not.
This was the basic design
and was quite attractive, I thought, as it was but maybe it needed a soft edge. Something in plain grey not to upstage the basic design.
I wasn’t sure what to do so I looked in my borders book.
No! nothing inspired me.
I wanted something that was simple, not too holey and a bit soft and squishy.
Eventually I found what I wanted. Such an easy idea. Rows of trebles (US-dcs) with alternate front and back post stitches.
The place, where I found it suggested for a baby blanket, said to work nine trebles into the corner but they were using more rounds than I planned, so I just added seven.
And here it is!
I photographed it on a sheet in the garden.
Here is the design twisted round.
I like to display pictures of the things I make so you can really see what they look like but I have noticed that people often take more arty pictures for their patterns,
So I tried a photo with props.
I had taken a few similar pictures for the blanket centre with the rocking horse but decided to add Pooh this time.
Originally, I had thought I might sell the pattern for the blanket, so I am taking plenty of photographs before I give it to my friend to give to her son, in case I do decided to do that later.
Think this would be a better pattern photograph if I didn’t go for boring.
What do you think: would people make this as a baby blanket?