Big Bad Baby Blanket
Pattern from Stitch 'n Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook by Debbie Stoller
Knit with Painter's Palette Premium Merino wool yarn by Koigu Wool Designs, color 803171.

Balled yarn and partially finished blanket

Partially finished blanket

Finished blanket

Detail - blanket center

Detail - blanket corner

Detail (with dog hairs and mistakes!)

Bonus! These beautiful items were knit or otherwise handmade by friends for the baby.

Knit blanket from Dottie Perkins. Thanks again, Dottie!

Hand-quilted blanket from BJ Vandenbelt. So soft! Thanks again, BJ!

Blanket detail

Knit sweater and booties from Julie Lubeck and Erin Rosenberg. Thanks, ladies!