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Bundles of Baby Blankets

Cotton Clouds has Bundles of Baby Blankets!

babyinblankets Babies & blankets go together like chicken and eggs!

Blankets are wonderfully practical items to give as gifts and CottonClouds.com has a great variety of knitting, weaving and crochet kits from which to choose!

They say that babies love to be swaddled, so tucking in a little one with a handmade blanket is like giving them a little extra hug!

So Soft for Baby’s Delicate Skin!

Cotton is soft on a baby’s delicate skin! Moms love the oh-so-easy care that comes with cotton fabric, no matter if it is knit, crochet or woven! Looking for a few great ideas? Check out the Modern Cotton Baby Blanket Kit, Knit Blankets book, and Organic Cotton Baby Soft Blanket Kit!

Warm in winter, Cool in Summer!

BambuCollageWith their internal temperature regulation still developing, a cotton or cellulose-based yarn like bamboo blanket will help keep the wee one warm in winter and cool in the summer. Our Bambu baby blanket kit includes Bambu, grown without pesticides or fertilizers, making this an ideal all-natural gift. Don’t you just love these two-tone color choices!

Blankets Come In All Sizes!

Blanket ChartBlankets are fabulous projects to make because you don’t have to worry about the fit; any size is useful! Having a fun colorful blanket also makes a great space for the baby to play with their toys and observe the world around them. The kits shown above come with everything you need to make a gift that is sure to be cherished! Clockwise from top right: Panda Silk Waffle Weave Baby Blanket, Sprout Baby Blanket, Sweet Honeycomb Waffle Weave Baby Blanket, and Pakucho Organic Cotton Baby Blanket.

Help Children Around the World!

Friendship Baby Blanket CollageWith our newest kit, the Friendship Baby Blanket, you can help others help their children as well! The Friendship Baby Blanket is part of a larger project: The Natural Dye Project that allows the women to earn a living wage. When your favorite baby is snuggled in one of these blankets (each kit makes two!), hand-dyed and handwoven with love, know that a child in San Rafael, Guatemala will have a richer life!

It Takes a Village!

babypeekingChildren grow and thrive when they are surrounded by love! What projects have you made that are your favorites to make for babies? Does your child have a favorite blanket or snuggle buddy?

We invite you to share them with us by posting to our Facebook page or our Ravelry group, tag us on Instagram when you snap a quick picture, and join us in the Cotton Clouds Kit-of-the-Month Facebook group!

Inspire someone today to make a wonderful baby gift! Here’s to many snuggles and cuddles with a cozy blanket!

~ Irene & Jodi

03/17/2015 at 6:02 pm Leave a comment

Oh Baby!

What do you think of when you think of Spring?

Color, new life and a time of renewal all come to mind for me!

Cotton Clouds brings you a burst of color and new projects for the little ones in your life, perfect gifts for upcoming baby showers, first birthdays, and other fun events on your calendar.

Read on for our great baby kit deal!

Modern Cotton Project Inspiration

Modern Cotton, a Pima Cotton/Modal Rayon blend yarn, is a great choice for any baby project. The stitch definition, easy care and generous yardage is a great jumping point for so many projects – just imagine the possibilities!

Garments for babies and children can be a great way to learn a new technique, and they work up quickly. A special handmade Diggory or Rosebay sweater or Bilberry dress is also personal and more unique than anything you might pick up in a big box retail shop.

Wouldn’t the Babbity Bunny would be adorable peeking out of an Easter basket, and you can make two from one kit!

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Our New Modern Cotton Baby Blanket (shown here in Mackeral)
Modern Cotton Colors(top to bottom): Bluebird, Brickley, Waterfire, Bluffs, Iggy

Of course, there is a baby blanket pattern and with the range of colors it is easy to go with a traditional colorway or bold and bright. We have kits for each of the projects shown above, they are a great click-and-purchase grab-and-go project!

Weaving for the Wee Ones

Is there anything cozier than wrapping up in a handmade blanket? Woven blankets are always a welcome gift! Durable and lightweight, you will enjoy exploring color and texture as you create the fabric.

Cotton Cloud’s Baby Blanket Weaving kit-of-the-month club will give you just the right amount of yarn for each project without having to buy full size cones.

Our Basic Baby Blanket Collection features all 100% Cotton blankets plus one luxurious silk/bambu blend yarn blanket.

The four kits included in the Deluxe Collection features bamboo, rayon chenille and 100% cotton yarns. All of the blankets are machine wash and dryable, a real plus for any baby item.

Truly Unique Baby Gifts

For a truly unique and special baby gift, take a look at this woven Heirloom Christening Gown. It is suitable for a boy or girl, heirloom quality, and affordable in perle cotton and Bambu. The kit also includes enough yarn to make a matching set of booties!

Baby-wearing is not a new idea but has come back into fashion. The Rosepath Baby Wrap will let Mom keep her baby close, calm and happy while having her hands free!

Exclusive FREESHIP KIT Sale! freeshiptruck

What project are you most excited to start? To celebrate all things baby, when you spend $75 or more at Cotton Clouds on any of the baby kits in March, enjoy Free Shipping with the code BABY.

We have even more project inspiration for baby over on our Pinterest board!

We hope you’ll share your completed projects for your favorite little ones over on Facebook or in our Ravelry group!

Happy Baby! Happy Spring! Happy All Things New & Beautiful!

Irene & Jodi

03/17/2014 at 6:09 pm Leave a comment

Organic Cotton for Baby

Introducing 100% Organic Cotton Baby Kits from Appalachian Baby Designs

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Appalachian Baby Design takes a distinctive American approach to handmade baby gifts. They provide the designs, yarns and gift packaging for the discerning knitter and crocheter to create an heirloom gift, using the finest natural fibers and accessories.

These kits are tributes to the quality, caring and good health, intended to be passed on and cherished for generations to come.

100% USA grown organic cotton yarns

All kits include 100% USA made organic cotton that’s a beautiful cable-plied yarn, easy-to-care (machine wash and dry able) and oh so so soft; time-tested, detailed instructions, hand painted buttons and trims where applicable.

You’ll find a wealth of adorable sweaters, blankets, hats, booties and spa sets perfect to give your favorite baby!

Our Organic Cotton yarn in these Appalachian Baby Designs is sourced directly from Texas cotton farms where it is custom spun into an exceptionally soft yarn that is easy-care machine wash and  dry.

The pure fiber’s natural color (no harsh dyes) makes it a gender neutral classic.

Check out these new Appalachian Baby Design kits. We love them and think you will too!

Happy Baby, Happy Knitting!

visit us online at http://www.cottonclouds.com/kits 

03/11/2014 at 9:14 pm 3 comments


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