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GennyLynn1962 09-19-2006 01:20 PM

are blankets one knitted piece
 
I've only been knitting for a few days, I really would like to make blankets for my girls.

I got to thinking about it, are blankets one continous knitted piece or pieces joined together?

How would you make something wider than the needle?

:??

knitqueen 09-19-2006 01:22 PM

It entirely depends on the pattern. Some are one piece, some are panels or squares or whatever, seamed together at the end.

For a large blanket in one piece you would use a long circular needle and use it to knit back and forth, just as you would with straight needles except that they hold TONS more stitches than a straight needle ever could.

GennyLynn1962 09-20-2006 09:08 AM

Thanks,

I think I'll try a block blanket first. :teehee:

I don't know if I could knit a whole blanket on circular needles, right now I can't do a 9x9 square without dropping a stitch. :wall:


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