These are not only timeless , they are treasures to keep for generations to come. Most beautiful collection of baby afghan patterns ever in this great new book. Yes quick and easy is nice, but once in a while you just want to make something really special for that new baby that can be carried on to the next new baby. Your efforts will be rewarded immensely from the smiles and love you get when you present one of these afghans as a great baby shower gift. Any of the patterns can be made in colors that would be suitable for girl and boy babies. Yarns uses are size 3 and 4, medium weight yarns, with some patterns using size 2 yarns, a baby weight yarn. Knitting needles used in range from US # 8, and 9. and US # 6. These are the most welcomed gift ever when a new baby is born, so if you hear of a new baby in your area, get started on a lovely afghan pattern from this treasured collection.