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  • Dreamsicle


    Soft, cool, cuddly and as dreamy as summer creamsicle, this blanket is knit in a soft dk weight acrylic for easy care. It calls for 900-1000 yards of dk weight yarn ( I used 5 skeins of the Snuggly yarn) and size 7 circular needle to accommodate the number of […]

  • Diamonds in the Sky

    Diamonds in the Sky

    This cuddly blanket is designed with both bold and subtle diamonds. The border rows of diamonds are very distinct, while in the center, it takes 4 squares to form the larger, starlike diamonds. Using only knit and purl stitches, this blanket is quick and easy to knit. It was designed […]

  • Bringing Baby Home Baby Blanket

    Bringing Baby Home Baby Blanket

    This blanket is a new favorite of mine.  Knit in Berocco Comfort yarn, it features a very soft drape.  I love combining different stitches to create interesting contrasts.  This blanket has some lace, some diagonal ribs, and a soft, squishy center that is a combination of garter stitch and stockinette […]



    The simple lines of this blanket diamond and daisy designs is sure to become a classic.   Knit in cotton dk weight yarn, it will become softer over multiple washings.  The finished size is 32″x34″. Check out more details by clicking on ‘store’ above and follow the blanket path.  

  • WILD KINGDOM Baby Blanket

    WILD KINGDOM Baby Blanket

      What a wonderful collection of animals from the wild wandering around the border of the blanket.  Using designs from previous blankets, you will see a camel, hippo, elephant, kangaroo, giraffe, and a lion. A subtle checked pattern fills the center for added interest. A little bigger than many baby […]



    Many of my blankets are created first for some special person, then made into a pattern for the public.  This blanket was created for a nephew in Indiana, embracing our rural heritage, much like the Grandpa’s Farm blanket did last year.   It also reflects the family quilting traditions in the […]

  • First E-Book: Zoo-ology Wash Cloths

    First E-Book: Zoo-ology Wash Cloths

    I’m working on bring you more value for your purchases from Little Piggy Patterns.  To this end, I have published my first e-book on Ravelry -“Zoo-ology An Animal Collection”.  This collection replaces the the original 4 wash cloth patterns (giraffe, lion, elephant, hippo) sold as a ‘set’.  I’ve added 2 […]

  • To The Point Baby Blanket

    To The Point Baby Blanket

    The “To The Point” blanket is quick, easy, soft, and drapes so nicely.  It starts with 2 triangles, joined at the center.  Then as you seemingly knit straight rows with a decrease in the center, magic happens, and the chevron shape takes place.  While this sample shows wide stripes, you […]



    This was a fun project for me that took me out of my comfort zone.  It is one of the few lace projects that I have attempt.  It was surprisingly easy once I hit my rhythm. If I were expecting a grandchild, this would be one of the patterns I […]

  • Color Me Dreaming Baby Blanket Set

    Color Me Dreaming Baby Blanket Set

    What kid doesn’t love a box of crayons. So let this blanket be their first exposure so they can ‘Dream in Color’. The bold primary (red, yellow, blue) & secondary colors (green, orange, purple) pop in the blanket that depicts 6 crayons. The colors are spelled out in the center […]


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