While I pondered what to do about my cable blanket-turned-something-smaller, I decided to cast on for my next project: the ripple blanket. Whoa, what a difference a crochet hook makes! Casting on (hooking on?) went so quickly and before I knew it, the blanket was rippling away.
I'm using yarn left over from some of the other Baby gifts projects so my stripes have a different look compared to the project in the book. I think they have a neat personality, don't you?
Here's a close up of the colors: