This is a pattern for a baby blanket, but I'm including it in the techniques board because it shows very nice instructions and details on how to put borders on a plain stockinette stitch blanket that will help prevent the dreaded stockinette edge curl. Crafts Pattern, Squares Baby, Squares Blankets, Baby Blankets, Baby Blanket Patterns, Whit Knits, Purlbee, Blankets Pattern, Purl Bees
The next generation of chevron blankets starts with Blue Sky Cotton. Loosely spun into a uniquely cozy cotton, this is one of our very favorite baby blanket yarns. For delicate skin, it's non-allergenic cotton, and for busy parents, it's machine washable (yay!)
Fabric lined crochet blanket. This is a really good idea for a couple of the blankets my kiddos received as baby gifts that are falling apart. I can then stitch the parts that are unraveling to the fabric.