Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Spring 2007: “Lisa B. Evans combines rich colors with a delicate motif in this intarsia pillow. Lisa is a design consultant for Westminster Fibers and coauthor of Hip Graphic Knits (Quarry Books, 2006). She lives with her three children in Portland, Maine.”
“Jewel colors show off the delicate tracery patterns in the Florentine Pillow.”
Finished Size: 16” square.
Yarn: Nashua Handknits Creative Focus Kid Mohair (75% kid mohair, 20% wool, 5% polyamide; 98 yd 90 m/50 g): #25 chocolate (MC), 3 balls; #21 olive, #12 violet, and #17 light blue, 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Yarn Weight: #5 - Bulky
Needles: Size 9 (5.5 mm): straight and 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Size G/7 (4.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle; marker (m); 16” knife-edge pillow form.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Spring 2007