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Zagaround Blanket


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This square blankie is worked unconventionally from the center out. You'll love seeing it grow so quickly, and this method allows you to make it smaller or larger with no adjustments to the stitch pattern just keep working until you're ready to bind off. The chevron texture looks identical on both sides and is created simply with knits and purls zig-zagging around & around. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cast on knit purl follow basic knit/purl stitch pattern basic increasing bind off GAUGE 16 sts and 22 rows per 4 inches in Zag Zincrease Pattern SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 28" square SUGGESTED YARN 800 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Rowan All Seasons Cotton COLORWAY Summer

Recommended with this pattern

  • 800 yards worsted/aran weight yarn
  • Size 7 (4.5 mm) 24" circular needles and set of DPNs

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Tot Toppers
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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate also strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has three of her own! You can find her patterns at your local yarn store or online. She also does freelance work for a variety of publications. In her non-knitting life, Kate has just finished up a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. She lives with her family in South Carolina, which includes husband Ryan, Jesse, Charlie & Oliver (3 very handsome Tot Topper's models) and beloved dogs Cooper and Lou. You might also see the Oates' clan at a Clemson football game. Go Tigers!