Handspun Spiral Rug
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