Enjoy the Journey by Kaitlyn Johnson
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Enjoy the Journey

Knitting
August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
12" x 16" - Easily Adapted
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This pillow features a fun and unique colorwork design on the front, of a bicycle. It offers the perfect challenge for knitters who are new to colorwork, and is also interesting enough to hold the attention of experienced knitters.

A fabric back is sewn to the knitted front, and a zipper is put in the bottom, to make it easy to remove the pillow form.

This is an enjoyable knit, and is very unique in the design and construction. Both the knitter and the recipient of the pillow will find great enjoyment in it!

Because of the provisional cast-on construction, this pillow is easily adapted to a 16” x 16” pillow by simply making the borders longer.

Gauge is 21 sts = 4 in. worked in stockinette stitch on 4 mm needles.

The supplies needed are as follows:

~3.5 mm knitting needles
~4.0 mm knitting needles
~1 skein of Cascade 220 Superwash in Maroon (Color 879)
~1 skein of Cascade 220 Superwash in Aran (Color 817)
~Small amount of grey or black yarn
~Very small amount of brown yarn
~Scrap yarn for provisional cast-on
~Pre-washed and ironed piece of coordinating fabric cut to 12.5” x 16.5”
~12” x 16” pillow form
~9-inch zipper in coordinating color
~Darning needle
~2 stitch markers
~Sewing needle
~Thread in coordinating color
~Sewing machine or serger (optional)