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Giganto Blanket Pattern bu Iwriteplays: Hand knit on 1'2" PVC pipe, using slightly-felted superwash unspun wool roving. Pattern includes links to raw materials and instructions on how to create 'yarn' and 'needles' from unusual objects as well as knitting instructions. $5.20.