Around the Block by Kathleen Sperling
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Around the Block

Knitting
February 2008
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1900 yards (1737 m)
Finished piece measures 50" to 55" square, depending on the severity of blocking
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This blanket’s unique construction is achieved by using short rows, with the ‘holes’ that this creates incorporated into the design. This allows you to make a sizable blanket completely in one piece, without the need for a super-long circular needle. All you need to do at the end is a row of grafting (instructions included in pattern)!

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Yarn information

Approximately 1900 yards

Other materials needed

  • about 2 yards of scrap yarn for provisional cast-on
  • spare needle
  • tapestry needle
  • point protectors recommended

2009-09-13: New version of PDF uploaded; all changes are purely cosmetic