Hand embroidery takes this simple knit cardigan from plain vanilla to spectacular. I've saved two or three patterns I could embellish like this. (Okay, I probably have a hundred patterns I could spiff up like this!
Third Street Blanket knitting pattern by Fifty Four Ten Studio. Pattern includes directions for five sizes including XL Throw, Large Blanket, Medium Throw, Small Crib Blanket and Baby Blanket. Knit with super bulky yarn.