Baby blankets come in many different patterns and materials. Most are warm and snuggly, which is exactly what your baby needs. Knitted baby blankets also come in many patterns and can be used for many years to come, even to the baby’s childhood years. So long as you get a size that the baby won’t outgrow very soon.
When choosing knitted baby blankets, go for the cotton made ones. Cotton is easy to wash as well as soft, making it the most suitable material for knitted baby blankets. If you are a knitter, then it will be ideal to go for cotton yarn that is soft, easy to wash, safe as well as compatible with the knit pattern that you want for the blanket.
Baby blankets can be knit in many patterns, with the most popular one being the Aran pattern. Other popular patterns also include the lace pattern, chevron pattern and even the garter stitch knit pattern. The good thing about all these patterns is that you can choose among many different makes of the pattern and if you are interested, can learn to make your own baby blanket using these patterns.
Knitted baby blankets are a great way to keep your baby warm, as well as a great way for you to practice or learn a new knitting pattern. A good thing about these blankets is that you can even customize them to suit what you want fo your baby, such as having a hoodie added for the head cover.