I Love U Pillow

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I Love U Pillow

designed by Patsy L. Harbor
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An adorable way to be sweet at home. Leave your loved one secret notes or gifts in style and comfort.

Size

Single Size
Approx 13”/33cm x 12”/30cm
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The materials for this project cost $13.23

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx 13”/33cm x 12”/30cm

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Autumn Red, 9730Edit Color
$4.29

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing/ Fiberfill is required. 

The materials for this project cost $13.23

Abbreviations

Inc = Increase(ing)

K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx 13”/33cm x 12”/30cm

MATERIALS

I Love U Pillow
Simply Soft
Contrast A () 1
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast B Autumn Red (9730) 1
One size US H-8 (5mm), or size to obtain gauge. Stuffing/ Fiberfill. Yarn needle

GAUGE

In pat st, 19 sts and 25 rows = 4”/10cm

Gauge is not critical for this project.

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED

Knotted Cross Stitch

Rows 1 and 3 (RS): Knit.

Row 2 and all alternate rows: Purl.

Row 5: * K2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across, end k2.

Rep Rows 1–5 for Knotted Cross St.

Garter Stitch

Knit every row.

 

NOTE

Pillow is worked side to side and shaping occurs at beginning and end of row.

 

FRONT AND BACK (make 2 pieces)

Using A, CO 19 sts.

Set-up row (WS): Purl.

Row 1 (RS): K1, dbl-inc, knit across to last st, dbl-inc—23 sts.

Row 2 and all alternate rows: Purl.

Row 3: K1, M1, knit across to last st, dbl-inc—26 sts.

Row 5: K1, dbl-inc, k2, *Cross 2LK, Knot, k2; rep from * across to last 2 sts, end k1, dbl-inc—30 sts.

Row 7: Rep Row 3—33 sts.

Row 9: Rep Row 1—37 sts.

Row 11: K1, dbl-inc, k4, *Cross 2LK, Knot, k2; rep from * across to last st, M1, k1—40 sts.

Row 13: K1, dbl-inc, knit across to last st, M1, k1—43 sts.

Row 15: K1, dbl-inc, knit across—45 sts.

Row 17: K1, M1, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last 4 sts, end k4—46 sts.

Row 19: Rep Row 15—48 sts.

Row 21: K1, M1, knit across—49 sts.

Row 23: K1, dbl-inc, k3, *Cross 2LK, Knot, k2; rep from * across to last 4 sts, end k1, k2tog, k1—50 sts.

Row 25: K1, M1, knit across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1—50 sts.

Row 27: K1, dbl-inc, knit across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1—50 sts.

Row 29: K1, M1, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1 – 49 sts.

Row 31: K1, dbl-inc, knit across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1—49 sts.

Row 33: K1, M1, knit across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1—48 sts.

Row 35: K1, M1 k1, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last 6 sts, k2, k3tog, k1—47 sts.

Row 37: K1, M1, knit across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1—46 sts.

Row 39: Knit.

Row 41: K1, k2tog, k2, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last st, dbl-inc—47 sts.

Row 43: K1, k2tog, knit across to last st, dbl-inc—48 sts.

Row 45: Rep Row 43—49 sts.

Row 47: K1, k3togb, k1, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * 9 times, M1, k1, Cross 2LK, Knot, M1, k1—49 sts.

Row 49: Rep Row 43—50 sts.

Row 51: K1, k3togb, knit across to last st, dbl-inc, k1—50 sts.

Row 53: K1, k2tog, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last 2 sts, k1, M1, k1—50  sts.

Row 55: K1, k3togb, knit across to last st, M1, k1—49 sts.

Row 57: K1, k2tog, knit across—48 sts.

Row 59: K1, k3togb, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4—46 sts.

Row 61: K1, k2tog, knit across—45 sts.

Row 63: K1, k3togb, knit across—43 sts.

Row 65: K1, k3togb, *k2, Cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k1, k2tog, k1—40 sts.

Row 67: K1, k3togb, knit across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1—37 sts.

Row 69: K1, k3togb, knit across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1—33 sts.

Row 71: K1, k2tog, *k2, cross 2LK, Knot; rep from * across to last 5 sts, k1, k3tog, k1—30  sts.

Row 73: Rep Row 69—26 sts.

Row 75: K1, k2tog, knit across to last 4 sts, k3tog, k1—23 sts.

Row 77: Rep Row 69—19 sts.

BO all sts purlwise.

 

POCKET

With B, CO 22 sts.

Rows 1-3: Work in Garter St.

Row 4 and all alternate rows: K3, p16, k3.

Row 5: Knit.

Row 7: K6, (cross 2LK, Knot, k2) 3 times, k4.

Rows 9 and 11: Knit.

Rows 13-24: Rep Rows 7-12 twice.

Rows 25–28: Rep Row 7–10 once.

Row 29: K3, p16, k3.

Row 30: Knit.

BO.

 

FINISHING

Sew pocket to pillow front. Join front and back of pillow.

Edging: With WS of front and back tog, working through both thicknesses, join yarn with a single crochet (sc) at widest the point of pillow.

Rnd 1: Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly spaced around pillow to widest point on opposite side; stuff pillow with fiberfill, then sc to end, join with a sl st to first sc, do not turn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, bullion st (bs) in each sc around. Fasten off.

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.