Diagonal Square Pillow

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Diagonal Square Pillow

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This dynamic pillow is worked from different angles and looks particularly good in variegated shades. Shown in Patons Decor.


Single Size
Approx 18 ins [45 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $37.90

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  • Single Size
Finished Size:
Approx 18 ins [45 cm] square.

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Decor | Tapestry Variegated, 87698Edit Color

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm

Materials not included in this kit:

One 18 ins [45.5 cm] square pillow form.

The materials for this project cost $37.90


cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

MB = [(K1. yfwd) twice. K1] all in next stitch. 5 sts. Turn. P5. Turn. ssk. K1. K2tog. Turn. P3. Turn. Sl1. K2tog. psso. 1 stitch remains. Bobble complete.

P3(4,n)tog = Purl next 3(4, ) stitches together.

psso = pass slipped stitch over

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions


Finished Size:
Approx 18 ins [45 cm] square.


Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Change Color Here Tapestry Variegated (87698) 5
Size 4½ mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. One 18 ins [45.5 cm] square pillow form.


19 sts and 38 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
One square = 9 ins [23 cm].



Square (Make 8)

Cast on 87 sts.
1st row: Knit
2nd row: K42. MB. K42. 89 sts.
3rd row: K42. P5tog. K42. 85 sts.
4th row: K41. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K41. 83 sts.
5th row: Knit.
6th row: K40. MB. K40. 85 sts.
7th row: K40. P5tog. K40. 81 sts.
8th row: K39. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K39. 79 sts.
9th row: Knit.
Cont in this manner to 1 st on needle.
Fasten off.

Sew 4 squares tog to form large square. Sew 3 side seams. Insert pillow form. Sew rem seam.
Pom-pom:Wind yarn around 3 fingers approx. 50 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in centre. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape.
Sew to center of cushion.