Handspun Spiral Rug by Donna Druchunas
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Handspun Spiral Rug

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Knitting
September 2004
Aran / Worsted ?
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1124 yards (1028 m)
Approximately 28"/71cm in diameter, after sewing and blocking, including knitted cord border
Out of print. This pattern was available for $2.65.

Summary Rug is knit as one long strip of garter stitch, then coiled and sewn together.

Gauge 7-stitch strip = approximately 2 1/4”/6cm wide, over garter stitch using a double strand of yarn.

Additional Needle Information Rug strip may be knit on straight or double-pointed needles; cord edging requires two double-pointed needles. Pattern suggests 5.75mm (size 10 US), which is non-standard. Most size 10 US needles measure 6.0mm.

Additional Yarn Information Sample rug in the book uses:

La Lana Wools Forever Random Obverse Blends:

  • (A) 2 skeins, Yellow Brick Road
  • (B) 2 skeins, Sonrisa

La Lana Wools Millspun Knitting Worsted:

  • (C) 1 skein, Hot Stuff
  • (D) 1 skein, Chamisa
  • (E) 2 skeins, Bayeta

Alternatively, use medium weight yarn in wool or wool/mohair blend:

  • Color A (variegated yellow) 162yd/148m
  • Color B (variegated pink) 162yd/148m
  • Color C (hot pink) 200yd/183m
  • Color D (yellow) 200yd/183m
  • Color E (burgundy) 400yd/366m

Pattern was originally available for individual purchase by the name Spiral rug on Quamat.com which is now available directly from Publisher Barnes & Noble