Granny Square Baby Afghans
Finding a perfect gift for a baby shower is a daunting task. You don't want to buy the expectant mother something she doesn't like or won't use, and you want to make sure your idea is from the heart. Leisure Arts makes your life a lot easier in Granny Square Baby Afghans, and using a skill that everyone knows, working up granny squares, you can create a gift that your friend or relative will cherish forever.
There are seven patterns in the book to choose from, but if you swap out color ideas, the possibilites are endless. On page 10 there is a gorgeous navy, gold, and white blanket called "Sunshine" that would be perfect for any University of Michigan or University of Notre Dame graduate. Adding touches like school colors is the perfect way to personalize your gift, and the recipient will be sure to love it. However, if they are not avid fans of a certain school or sports team, you could change this blanket to be the mother's favorite colors, or to match the color scheme of the nursery. A blanket this beautiful will look gorgeous worked up in anything.
On the last page of the book there is a section called "Yarn Information" that gives you the exact yarn brand, color, and number. This way, if you fall in love with the pattern, you can recreate it exactly how you see it on the page. If the mother is a crochet fanatic like you, bundle her blanket with a copy of this book so that she can find inspiration for the years to come.
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