A new edition of the popular stitch book for designing baby blankets, by internationally renowned needlecraft and textile designer, Jan Eaton. Wrap up your baby in the ultimate comfort blanket: a blanket stitched by you. This is the biggest ever collection of knitting- and crochet-stitch patterns specially designed for making cosy crib covers, beautiful heirloom shawls and supersoft blankets and afghans for your little one, or to give as thoughtful presents for your friends and family. 200 stitch patterns are featured inside, offering mix-and-match block designs and a selection of pretty trims, each accompanied by a detailed swatch photograph and easy-to-follow instructions. Experiment with color and texture and choose from bobbles, cables, lacy picot patterns, ripples, and blocks featuring hearts, teddies and flowers. Designs are rated according to degree of skill required, and all stitches and techniques are clearly explained, making this book perfect for absolute beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters alike.