I’ve made a baby blanket for each nibling (aside from my older nieces who were born before I learned to knit and crochet). Also, my twin nephews turn 2 on Saturday, and I still haven’t finished theirs. Anyway.
When my little brother and his wife announced they were pregnant, I asked if they had blanket color ideas and they said they would get back to me. Which is when I knew… they wouldn’t be getting back to me. Suddenly, one day, it hit me. I’d actually had the idea to make a full-sized Catan board blanket as a wedding present, but it never materialized beyond one hexagon in each resource color.
Well, here was my chance to finally make the blanket I’d never gotten around to doing!
I used some photos from a time we all played together to lay out my board. So it’s not just a random set-up, but a fun memory.
And because it’s a baby blanket, I made a stuffed robber! 1, for baby cuddles. 2, if they ever want to use it as an actual board, a giant robber would make it extra fun. (I don’t think the blanket has gotten much use, but I always thought it would be fun to make road, settlement, and city pieces someday.)
At the last second (so please excuse aaaallllll the lovely creases), I decided to make a cover for the box I sent it in. Their names both start with “Co”, and I call them CoCo. They didn’t have a name picked out yet, so I kept with the Co theme, hence “Cobaby”.