After brother S got a new blankie, B wanted one too. The boys love the knitting - how could I say no?! He wanted two solid-colored strips, so I chose to size down the half and half afghan from Sarah Dallas Knitting. Solid color stockinette was going to be too boring, so I added some cool stitch patterns from pillow designs in the same book. B chose Cascade 220 Superwash in his favorite colors and loves the result!