Winter is coming. Luckily, with extreme knitting you can create a giant-sized blanket to keep you warm and cozy throughout those long and cold nights. Stranger to the craft? Don’t worry, one blogger created an awesome tutorial to get you started.


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Usually, you need really big knitting needles for projects like these, but Laura Birek found a way how to use PVC tubes and get the same result. Her DIY is a money-saver, too!

You will need these items:
1) rolls of chunky yarn (you can get it on Amazon);
2) two long 1 ½ inch PVC tubes;
3) duct tape.

(h/t: cosmopolitan, shareably)

This extreme knitting DIY tutorial will keep you warm throughout winter

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Step 1. Use duct tape to sharpen the ends of PVC tubes

Image credits: Nocturnal Knits

Step 2. Use your new ‘knitting needles’ like you would the regular ones (knit one, purl two). About 24 loops across make a decent-sized blanket

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Step 3a. “Seal” the edges by using the end of the cord and weaving it in and out of the loops that make up the edge

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Step 3b. Then, tie a loose knot when you run out of cord

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The last step will provide your blanket extra durability, because the weave should hold in its place

Image credits: Knitting Noodles

Watch the full tutorial below: