Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A Tale of Five Blankets: Chapter 9

Hello there,

I'm back today with a new episode of my Tale of Five Blankets.

This is a special blanket, because it's the first baby blanket that I've designed myself. It's a star-stitch variation, so I thought "Starlight Baby Blanket" would be a nice name for it.

Before I started with this one, I had already posted a test-swatch on Facebook, that looked like this:

As you can see, I've made a few changes to the original idea: Some of the colors seemed a little bit too strong, so I changed to lighter, softer pastell colors. For the test-swatch I've also worked the star-stitch-rows with colors, and the dc-rows in between with cream. For the final blanket I did it the other way round, and worked the star-stitch-rows in cream and the dc-rows with colors, but basically you could do it either way :) Once again, I've used Stylecraft Special DK in Cream, Lemon, Apricot, Clematis, Sherbet, and Spring Green.

What I really like about this pattern (other than the fact, that it's easy to do), is that the two sides look slightly different, but both of them are beautiful :) The blanket is for sale now in my new Dawanda-Shop (shipping to Germany only).

Hope you like this new blanket as much as I do, if you're interested I could write down the pattern and share it here, just let me know! :)


  1. I would love to have you print the pattern - really love your border.

  2. I always love your work. Such beautiful craftsmanship. A pattern would be wonderful.

  3. Wow it is so beautiful
    Love it xx

  4. Your blanket is gorgeous. I would appreciate it if you could share this lovely pattern.

  5. Beautiful blanket! It would be great if you could share the pattern.

  6. Love your blanket and the border. A pattern would be appreciated.

  7. It's very pretty Barbara. :) x

  8. Absolutely beautiful! I would love the written pattern!!!! Thank you!

  9. Did you post the pattern somewhere I missed?? I'd love to have it please!

    1. You can find the link under the tab "my patterns and tutorials"


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