However, this one shows that you can also go along a more ordered or designer route. That said, it’s still a granny, and it’s still retro and comfy. Indeed, it’s the color choices that really make this blanket, and the accented beiges are primo.
The original pattern is available on Ravelry:
Granny Stripes Blanket
The Retro Blanket is a beautifully simple take on the basketweave stitch with a textured border to give a pop of colour. It’s perfect for either boys or girls for the on trend gender-neutral look at the moment. The Retro Baby Blanket is made in soft, washable yarn and fun retro colours, and this basketweave stitch blanket is a must for any new arrival. Made from a central panel and a cute textured edging, the blanket grows in no time at all.
To begin with, here is a real classic that would be so welcome in any boho or retro setting. Overall, this is a great pattern for using up yarn ends, as there is just no need to make large patches in any single color. Moreover, a simple, straight black border gives it that finished and designed look.
This blankie is a true classic – flowers, squares and stripes in one project, could you wish for anything more? It’s a very delicate blankie, so it won’t irritate the delicate baby skin, in conclusion, it’s a must have in every parents closet!
"Indulge your inner Flower Child with this modern take on 70’s Retro Crochet! You will need approx. 1700 – 1800m of DK weight yarn to make a blanket that is the given size below. You can also use a different yarn weight to make a smaller or larger blanket, using a matching hook – bear in mind your yardage requirements will vary. You can make a larger blanket by adding more multiples, details given in notes. Flexible pattern and perfect stash buster! Includes detailed picture tutorial and a chart with order of colours - row by row."
This beautiful baby blanket is really stunning because of all these amazing, vibrant colors! This blanket will look just amazing as an addition to your nursery or just as a simple blankie for your living room / bedroom.