Welcome to the world!

8 Aug

Today I became an aunty for the second time. Congratulations to Andy’s brother Nick and his fiancée Penny!

Today baby James John Liam Wickham came into the world. To help welcome him I crocheted a cute little baby blue blanket. Lets hope he likes!

I started off by making several small granny squares, varying the colour pattern slightly on each one.

I then had the fun of picking the order to sew them together in (my favourite bit!) and away I went.

I decided to simply slip stitch the squares together using a crochet hook. This gives a very obvious ridged seam which I really like. I know there are neater less prominent ways of fixing them together, but I quite like the way it makes a feature of the back of the blanket.

I’m pleased with the finished blanket, I just hope that baby James is too x

 

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5 Responses to “Welcome to the world!”

  1. Georgina Giles August 8, 2012 at 8:53 pm #

    That is gorgeous! I bet he will look gorgeous all snuggled up underneath your lovely blanket. Congratulations on becoming an auntie again too!

  2. sheila August 9, 2012 at 8:37 am #

    The mix of blues looks lovely, warm and cosy for little James

  3. nickwickham February 21, 2013 at 11:18 pm #

    So several months in and james is still using and enjoying his blanket, Thanks Lucy

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