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Big Stitch Pillow
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L0131AD Practice your seed stitch with this pillow project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 20 x 20 in. (51 x 51 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Oct 7, 2014)
BACK … Underlap Overlap … Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm) 12 in. (30.5 cm) from beg. Overlap Underlap … Change to St st and work until piece measures about 12 in. (30.5 cm) 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beg.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 56.94

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - size 35 [19mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 9.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
3 buttons, about 2 in. (5 cm) diameter 20 x 20 in. (51 x 51 cm) pillow form
GAUGE:
4 sts = about 3 in. (7.5 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with 3 strands held together. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH Seed Stitch (multiple of 2 sts + 1) Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across to last st, k1.

Row 2: P the knit sts and k the purl sts.

Rep Row 2 for Seed st.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK Note: Pillow Back is worked in two pieces.

These pieces are overlapped when sewing Pillow tog, to create an envelope-style Back through which pillow form can be inserted.

Overlap With 3 strands held together, cast on 27 sts.

Rows 1 and 2: Work in Seed st.

Row 3: *Work in Seed st as established over 3 sts, (yarn over, k2 sts tog for buttonhole), work in Seed st as established over 4 sts; rep from * across.

Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures about 12 in.

(30.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.

Underlap With 3 strands held together, cast on 27 sts.

Rows 1-3: Work in Seed st.

Change to St st and work until piece measures about 10 in.

(25.5 cm) from beg.Bind off.



FRONT With 3 strands held together, cast on 27 sts.

Work in St st until piece measures about 20 in.

(51 cm) from beg.Bind off.



FINISHING Lay Backs on a flat surface with RS facing and overlapping Seed st edges to form a 20 x 20 in.

(51 x 51 cm) square.

Sew Backs together at overlapped edges.

With RS together, seam Back to Front around entire outside edge.

Turn Pillow to RS through back opening.

Sew buttons to underlap, opposite buttonholes.

Weave in ends.

Insert pillow form.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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