i’m exactly halfway done (according to pattern) with that baby blanket that’s due in 2 weeks. HURRAY!
Here’s the problem. Right now it is about 28" wide by 20-1/2" long. I really would’ve liked for it to be more than 28", but I am not willing to pick up stitches or add an additional border, so that will have to do. (If I got gauge, it would’ve been only 30 really anyway. He’s still very newborn, so it should be usable for a little while.) The pattern calls for repeating what you see there and then do a white once more and binding off, which would leave me with dimensions of about 28" x 44" and I think that looks icky, funky proportions… I’m at a loss for what to do.
Here’s where it is now:
What I’ve come up with so far is either:
Do White, Yellow, Purple (first 3 colors), and then end with White, which would leave me with dimensions of about 28 x 35, which I think is acceptable.
Instead of repeating the pattern, reverse it right there, so do peach, white, purple, yellow, white and bind off, which would be like 28 x 38, which I think is also all right, I guess, but I’m not sure how I feel about the reversing… but then I’m also not sure how I feel about only repeating half of the stripe pattern. MEH!
Any suggestions would be so appreciated!!! Thanks!