White Baby Blanket Craft

Author: Jonathan K. Colon | Categories: Baby Blanket comments
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White baby blanket – Many new parents enjoy receiving a collection of blankets to keep the little warm and cozy in the first weeks of childhood and when out in the stroller or car. Crafters can choose from a variety of ideas to create a baby blanket, including sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting and knot-binding. Frugal and creative crafters might even consider re purposing receiving blankets and clothing has grown in an earth-friendly gift for the baby.

Receiving blankets are made of soft flannel stitched around the edges to prevent fraying. New parents and gift givers can make their own receiving white baby blanket for the new baby by repurposing a flannel sheets or buy flannel fabric, washing fabric and then cut the fabric into a 24-by-36-inch rectangle. End edges with a serge to prevent raveling, or use blanket binding to the edges by means of a zigzag. When the child outgrows the receiving blanket, parents can reuse flannel for pajamas pants, cloth napkins or cloth diapers for the baby.

People who knit or crochet often enjoys making white baby blanket as a baby shower gift for the new baby. These Afghans working up quickly and can be made in sizes to fit a pram, car seat or crib. Knitters and cricketers can choose from many types of yarns including organic wool or cotton for babies with sensitive skin or acrylic and acrylic blends that are easy to launder and come in different textures, thicknesses and colors.

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