I am a first time Great Aunt (I have been a great aunt for almost three decades now). My niece had a son on January 18. His name is Alexander and here he is wrapped in his Purple Blanket of Love, the second one I have knitted. I wrote about the first one, for Caroline, in this post.
It is a lovely pattern. The basket weave stitch gives the blanket a nice texture, and that along with the seed stitch edging keeps from boredom setting in. The pattern is at the store and the yarn is Malabrigo Rios Purple Mystery…just wonderful to knit with, and, I am sure, snuggle in.