For her “yarn”, she used wool batting that she laid out in rows to get uniform thickness (this step alone took five hours, so you better be in it for the long haul if you want to make your own). She then rolled up the tubes so that she could wash (in the bathtub) and lightly felt them without causing any damage. After letting them air dry outside, she wound it all up and made her gigantic knitting needles from PVC pipe – practically the only thing big enough to knit this epic monster of a blanket. Then she knitted… More photos.
In her own words, “it took forever”, but “it was worth it”. I could not agree more! This gigantic blanket must be the ultimate cozy, snuggle buddy, and it looks freaking fantastic. Are you brave enough to give it a go? You can grab the pattern here: Giganto-blanket PATTERN.