I’m new to the board and enjoy knitting as a hobby along with printmaking, reading, and lots of other craftiness. So far, my knitting adventures have not taken me beyond scarves and hats, but I’m starting to think about some larger and more complicated projects. I’ve been using ‘Stitch and Bitch’ to learn the ropes.
Anyhow, I’ve been looking at a few patterns for baby blankets, and they all call for circular needles. I’ve tried to puzzle this out - when I use circular needles, I knit in a spiral and it creates a tube shape. I can’t quite figure out how one would knit a flat blanket on circular needles and not have it turn into a tube… Does anyone have a few minutes to enlighten this beginner?
Thanks, and happy holidays/happy knitting to all!