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Spiral Blanket (Again)

I’m quite keen to be knitting, but as I haven’t picked up the 6mm circular needles I need for this project, I’ve resurrected my spiral baby blanket. The baby this blanket was intended for is now about 5 months old, but I know more pregnant people so there is a chance I will get it finished before the next baby arrives.

It takes me about half an hour to do two rounds …

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Knitting in A Circle


This seemed like such an easy project – just go around in circles until it is big enough. I cast on about 10 times!

The pattern is from here – although I couldn’t manage the yarn over increases and swapped to knitting into the front and back of the stitch.

The yarn is a Panda Magnum Soft 8 ply (in colour 4603). I wanted something machine washable.

I’ve just switched to a circular needle and I decided to splurge a little bit and buy one of these – everything flows much better.


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