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Aromatherapy Eye Pillows
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Cotton Bamboo
Pattern Number: L10058 Create knit or crochet eye pillows for a spa-like experience. Designed by Kim Hamlin.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 x 7 in. (10 x 20 cm)



487-098 LB Collection Cotton Bamboo Yarn: Magnolia

Creamy beige

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Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 5
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size E-4 (3.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Fabric piece, 7 1/2 x 9 in. (19 x 23 cm) one for each Pillow Sewing needle and thread Sewing machine (optional) Scissors Dried lavender (available online or at health food stores) Flaxseed (available at most grocery and health food stores) Materials Note 1 ball of yarn is sufficient for 2 Pillows
shell (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated ch or chain-space


KNIT PILLOW Leaving a 12 in.

(30.5 cm) yarn tail, cast on 40 sts.

Divide sts onto 4 needles.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle, being careful not to twist sts.

Rnds 1 and 2: Knit.

Rnd 3: K2, (yo, p1, p3tog, p1, yo, k2) 3 times, k to end of rnd.

Rnd 4: Knit.

Rep Rnds 1-4 until piece measures about 6 1/2 in.

(16.5 cm) from beg.Bind off, leaving a 12 in.

(30.5) tail.

CROCHET PILLOW Leaving a 12 in.

(30.5 cm) yarn tail, ch 26.

Join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist ch.

Place marker for beg of rnd, move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, (sk 3 ch, shell in next ch) 3 times, sk 3 ch, dc in each ch to end of rnd; join with sl st in first st.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, (shell in next shell) 3 times, dc in each st to end of rnd; join with sl st in first st.

Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures 6 1/2 In.

(16.5 cm) from beg.Fasten off, leaving a 12 in.

(30.5) tail.

FINISHING (BOTH VERSIONS)Dampen knit or crochet piece, then pin out to 7 in.

(18 cm) in length.

Allow to dry.

Fabric Insert Fold fabric in half with RS together to make a 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

(11.5 x 19 cm) rectangle.By hand or machine, and using a 1/2 in.

(1.3 cm) seam allowance, seam long side and one end of fabric.

Turn insert RS out through open end.

Insert a funnel or paper cone into opening, then fill insert with flax and lavender.Sew opening closed.

FINISHING Place filled insert inside Pillow and adjust so that stitch pattern fits neatly on one side.

Use yarn tails to sew Pillow closed.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
k = knit
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over

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