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Herringbone Stitch Pillow
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L0133AD
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZE: One Size
About 20 x 20 in. (51 x 51 cm)
640-098 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Linen
A cool, natural beige
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 15 [10 mm]
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3 buttons, about 1 1/2 in. (4 cm) diameter
20 x 20 in. (51 x 51 cm) pillow form
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Seed Stitch (multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across to last st, end k1.
Row 2: P the knit sts and k the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed st.
Herringbone Stitch (multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Slip all sts as if to purl.
With yarn in front (wyif) or with yarn in back (wyib) refers to the side of the work facing you (or away from you) as you work the row.
Row 1 (RS): K2, *sl2 wyif, k2; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: P1, *sl2 wyib, p2; rep from * across to last st, p1.
Row 3: Sl2 wyif, *k2, sl2 wyif; rep from * to end of row.
Row 4: P3, *sl2 wyib, p2; rep from * across to last 3 sts, sl2 wyib, p1.
Rows 5-12: Rep Rows 1-4 twice.
Row 13: Rep Row 3.
Row 14: Rep Row 2.
Row 15: Rep Row 1.
Row 16: Rep Row 4.
Rows 17-24: Rep Rows 13-16 twice.
Rep Rows 1-24 for Herringbone st.
Note: Pillow Back is worked in 2 pieces.
These pieces are overlapped when sewing Pillow tog, to create an envelope-style Back through which pillow form can be inserted.
Cast on 45 sts.
Rows 1 and 2: Work in Seed st.
Row 3: Work in Seed st as established over 5 sts, (yo, k2tog for buttonhole), work in Seed st as established over 16 sts, (yo, k2tog for buttonhole), work in Seed st as established over 14 sts, (yo, k2tog for buttonhole), work in Seed st as established to end of row.
Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures about 10 in.
(25.5 cm) from beg.
Cast on 45 sts.
Rows 1-3: Work in Seed st.
Change to St st and work until piece measures about 12 in.
(30.5 cm) from beg.
Cast on 58 sts.
Row 1: Work Row 1 of Herringbone st.
Continue working Rows 1-24 of Herringbone st pattern until piece measures about 20 in.
(51 cm) from beg.
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)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
yo = yarn over
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