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On Trend Knit Pillows

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Red Heart

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Description

 

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • RED HEART® Boutique Irresistible™: 5 balls 7962 Eucalyptus for 2 pillow fronts (2½ balls for each pillow) Susan Bates® Circular Knitting Needles: 25mm [US 50] 40” long (101.6cm)
  • Two 20” square [51 cm] pillow forms, 1 yd [1 m]] contrasting fabric for back
  • Matching thread and sewing needle
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

GAUGE: 3 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 5 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.DIRECTIONS:

DIRECTIONS:

Pillows are 20” [51 cm] square.

Pillow Front

Cast on 17 sts.

Row 1 (Wrong Side): K1, purl to last st, k1.

Row 2: Knit. Repeat Rows 1-2 until piece measures 20” [51 cm] from beginning. Bind off loosely.

FINISHING Weave in ends.

Pillow Back Cut 22” [56 cm] square of fabric for each pillow. Turn 1” [2.5 cm] to wrong side along all edges and press. With wrong sides together, hold Front and Back pieces together. Using blanket stitch, sew pieces together along 3 sides. Insert pillow form. Sew last side closed.

ABBREVIATIONS cm = centimeters; k = knit; mm = millimeters; p = purl; st(s) = stitch(es).

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