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Zen Pillows

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Modern pillows for the home with a spiral motif. Knit in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] diameter.
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The materials for this project cost $15.82

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] diameter.

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Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | Robins Egg, 13215Edit Color
$5.97

Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 29"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.85

Materials not included in this kit:

16 ins [40.5 cm] round pillow form.
 

The materials for this project cost $15.82

Abbreviations

Inc1P = Increase 1 stitch purlwise in next stitch by purling into back and front of stitch.

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] diameter.

MATERIALS

2 Color Version
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Main Color (MC) Robins Egg (13215) 3
Contrast A () 1
Set of four size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double-pointed needles. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 16 ins [40.5 cm] round pillow form.
Single Color Version
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
() 5
Set of four size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double-pointed needles. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 16 ins [40.5 cm] round pillow form.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

2 Color Version
Front and Back (make 2 pieces alike)
With MC and set of 4 needles, cast on 4 sts.
1st rnd: Inc 1 st in each st. 8 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles: (2, 3, 3). Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
2nd rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. Rep from * around. 16 sts.
3rd rnd: *Inc1P. P1. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
4th rnd: Purl.
5th rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Rep from * around. 32 sts.
6th rnd: Knit.
7th rnd: *Inc1P. P3. Rep from * around. 40 sts.
8th rnd: Purl.
9th rnd: *Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Rep from * around. 48 sts.
10th rnd: With A, (K6. Place marker) 8 times.
11th rnd: (Purl to 1 st before marker. Inc1P. Slip marker) 8 times. 56 sts.
**12th rnd: With MC, purl.
13th rnd: (Knit to 1 st before marker. Inc 1 st in next st. Slip marker) 8 times. 64 sts.
14th rnd: Knit.
15th rnd: (Purl to 1 st before marker. Inc1P. Slip marker) 8 times. 72 sts.
16th rnd: Purl.
17th rnd: (Knit to 1 st before marker. Inc 1 st in next st. Slip marker) 8 times. 80 sts.
18th rnd: With A, knit.
19th rnd: (Purl to 1 st before marker. Inc1P. Slip marker) 8 times. 88 sts.**
Rep from ** to ** for pat, inc 8 sts every alt rnd and changing to circular needle to accommodate added sts when necessary until work from center measures approx 8 ins [20.5 cm] for a diameter of 16 ins [40.5 cm], ending on a 16th rnd of pat. With MC, cast off loosely knitwise.
Single Color Version
Work as for 2 Color Version omitting all references to color changes.
Finishing
Sew Front and Back tog, leaving 10 ins [25.5 cm] opening. Insert pillow form. Sew opening closed.