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My Favorite Baby Blanket Pattern . . . and Knitted Booties

It is definitely baby season in our family. A new one arrived seven weeks ago, and two more are on the way. It’s so very exciting. Not my own babies, of course, and not even grandchildren, but these great nieces and nephews are equally special to me. There is never a question as to the gift to make for these new arrivals. Babies can never have too many blankets and this pattern is one of my favorites.


Baby Warren is showing off the blanket for his new cousin.

Baby Warren is showing off the blanket for his new cousin.


This one has been around for awhile, but I think it is worth sharing again. It’s quick, easy, and oh so snuggly.

Here’s what you will need:

Two fabrics: 1-1/4 yd. for backing and border and 7/8 yd. for the front. I have made these using two different flannel fabrics, but today decided to use a flannel for the back and minkie for the front.

Cutting:

Backing fabric, cut to 40″ square.

Front, cut to 30