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  1. Knit Your Own Little Lullaby | Tin Can Knits
    April 29, 2021 @ 6:01 am

    […] squares and then sew them together to make a Vivid knitted quilt. The pattern is supported by our Vivid Blanket Tutorial, and it’s great for stash-busting or playing with […]

  2. Barbara
    July 9, 2019 @ 11:19 am

    I am on round 15 and have 24 stitches on each of the 4 dbl pnt needles. I have ripped it out twice and always come out the same. It says I should be starting with a ttl of 64 stitches. Can someone please get back to me.

    • alexaludeman
      July 15, 2019 @ 9:47 pm

      Hi Barbara – it’s a bit hard to diagnose the problem. Any chance you could email us a pic of your progress?

  3. Blanket Policy – Knits from a Small Island
    April 17, 2017 @ 6:39 am

    […] given the pattern name is Vivid but it looks lovely. Haven’t sewn them up yet, I read the Tin Can Knits blog about the pattern and it’s made me think that blocking is probably the way to go so, […]

  4. Valerie
    August 21, 2015 @ 2:15 pm

    Beautiful fine knit blanket not just for babies. I have been knitting them for our local children’s hospitals in Glasgow and Edinburgh for premature babies.

  5. Lisa
    June 20, 2015 @ 5:09 pm

    OMG, I bought the pattern because it said it was a ‘beginner’ pattern, now I’m terrified!!! Will need to make full use of the tutorial!!

    • Emily Wessel
      June 22, 2015 @ 3:58 am

      Hmmmm can you tell me where it say it’s a beginner pattern? We should change that! Don’t be terrified though, just try following the tutorial, and if you have questions, send us an email, and tell us specifically what is holding you back! We’ll do our best to help. Good luck, Emily

  6. Lane Trippe
    September 19, 2014 @ 11:53 am

    I found it works very well using 2 12″ or 24″ circular needles (I’m using the latter). I’m blocking mine to 7″ to give a slightly lusher, ‘squooshier’ blankie.
    I love this pattern–and I can always take a working square and a ball for the next one with me on the subway–great subway knitting! (Brooklyn–Manhattan) Thank you Emily!

  7. My very own POP! | Tin Can Knits
    May 2, 2014 @ 6:54 pm

    […] Tanis of course! You can read more about my obsession with colourful Tanis  blankets here and here. That bin of rainbows is a never ending source of inspiration to me and I thought: why fight it? […]

  8. Yet another Vivid | Tin Can Knits
    April 23, 2014 @ 6:55 pm

    […] Looking for a tutorial? Check out our in depth Vivid tutorial here. […]

  9. SallyH
    April 6, 2014 @ 11:12 pm

    Putting a piece of checked fabric – I use an old duvet cover – on top of your blocking board makes blocking squares a breeze. It’s easy to make sure all the edges line up and the corners are square.

    I’m afraid that soaking with vinegar to stop dye running is an urban myth. Yes, vinegar is sometimes used by home dyers when they dye wool and other protein fibres, but it’s done in hot water at at least 60 degrees C.

  10. sarah
    April 6, 2014 @ 2:34 am

    Love the blanket. Cant wait to make mine. Hope it isn’t too hard!

  11. Patricia
    November 2, 2013 @ 11:11 pm

    Thanks awefully !

  12. littleblackdogsa
    July 30, 2013 @ 12:38 am

    Thanks very much, I learned a new technique to cast on. :-) Lovely.

  13. Shanna Dijkstra
    July 1, 2013 @ 5:18 am

    That’s great! I just ordered the palette in the Forest colours, to start this exact same blanket! Had no idea on how to join the squares yet, but this comes in handy :)
    It’s lovely.

  14. Heidi
    June 21, 2013 @ 11:23 am

    Wow that’s such a fab blanket – and interesting cast on method – would love to have the patience to make such a lovely baby blanket.

  15. Elisa
    June 21, 2013 @ 9:48 am

    Thanks for the tutorial! I love this blanket, but found it intimidating to make.