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Another WIP

This one has been sat a while with just the first round of petals, so last night I decided it was time to start working on it again. You may recognize it as the ‘Blooming Flower Pillow’ but here’s the difference: I’m going to turn this into a blanket…or rug, instead of a pillow but may add a matching one at a later date.

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I’m going expand it out to a decent size, then begin to square it off. I may use Sophie’s Universe squaring and then add an array of other borders and such and add smaller flowers like these around, we will see 😆

🌼 Hand made with love from Daisy

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Knitted rug.

I subscribe to Big & Little Knitting Projects and in books 39 there is a pattern for a fluffy rug, or as they call it, Cut Loop Rug. It calls for the use of 25 x 50g balls if Wendy Aspire Chunky in Thistle (shade 3249) and 7.5mm long needles.

Thus is their version

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I however couldn’t get hold of said yarn, so opted for 8mm 100cm circular needles and 6 x 200g balls of James C. Brett Marble Chunky in what I believe to be dye lot 1576, colour MC40. It’s a blue, green, red type blend and feels supper soft in the part I’ve made so far. It’s a simple 4 row repeat pattern, but boy does it take a while…

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Back

This is the back, or the part that would be in the floor.

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The top (or front)

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The yarn.

It’s supposed to be 60x90cm in size once it’s finished…I wonder if I’ll get that far haha

Hand made with love from Daisy

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