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Legend of the Dogwood
dogwood by tincanknits
Knitting
baby #4
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Dream in Color Classy
2.75 skeins = 687.5 yards (628.7 meters), 310 grams
Notes

Did not bind off the individual squares but instead put all stitches on scrap yarn to come back and Kitchener together. Then I followed Nienkeknits’ grafting:

Knit Stitches
FN: go into stitch as if to knit, pull that stitch off needle, go into next stitch as if to purl
BN: go into stitch as if to knit, pull that stitch off needle, go into next stitch as if to purl
Purl Stitches:
FN: go into stitch as if to knit, pull that stitch off needle, go into next stitch as if to purl
BN: go into stitch as if to purl, pull that stitch off needle, go into next stitch as if to knit

I did have a small hole in the center of the blanket after grafting all four squares together but I just sewed it closed.

After grafting all 4 squares together I added more of a trim around the edges to make it bigger and look more finished. I ended up doing 12 rows of the double moss stitch total. I think it adds just enough of a border without making it look too thick.

Knit 3 1/2 squares with 2 skeins of yarn.

pinhole cast on method: http://blog.tincanknits.com/2012/05/25/pinhole-cast-on-tu...

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January 10 2016
 
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by Dream in Color
Worsted
100% Merino
250 yards / 113 grams
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  • Project created: November 4, 2015
  • Finished: January 10, 2016
  • Updated: February 16, 2017
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