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Anthology Throw

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Anthology is a weighty, bookish word, full of literary gravitas. It comes from two Greek words: “anthos” which means “flower”; and “logia” which means “collection”, or “gathering”.


A gathering of flowers.

It’s a beautiful way to think of how we collect stories, poems, and songs, and anything else important to us. And it’s a beautiful name for this exuberant throw, with its gardenful of colours and textures. Designed to use a set of 24 fingering minis or scraps, the Anthology Throw would also look incredible in a gradient set.

The Anthology Throw is a circular, Pi-inspired project, big and versatile enough to work as a blanket or a generous wrap. Drape it over the couch for epic snuggle sessions or double it up into an extra-cosy shawl. Its sheer scale may seem daunting, but trust me, it’s so easy and comforting to make! Just knit, knit, knit in a circle, with eyelet rounds for increases and interest and a simple chevron lace border.


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Finished Measurements

Approximately 150cm (59”) diameter circle 


Designed to use a set of 24 x 20g minis in fingering weight yarn

Sample used approximately 20g (80m/88yds) of 24 colours of fingering weight yarn or a total of 480g (1920m/2112yds).


4mm (US 6), 120cm (50") long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)


Tapestry needle

1 Stitch Marker


25 sts/32 rows = 10cm (4") in stockinette stitch after blocking

Exact gauge is not critical but may affect the amount of yarn needed if different.

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Anthology Throw

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