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Mohair Pillows

Knitting
April 2006
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
5.5 mm (I)
440 yards (402 m)
12" (30.5cm) square and 14" (35.5cm) square

Pattern description from One Skein: “These pillows will make great accents in any room in your home. Knit in two sizes and embellished with crochet motifs, buttons, and beads, they add color and texture to any setting. They are worked in the round, so the only seams to sew are at the top and bottom.”

Finished Size: About 12 (14)” (30.5 35.5 cm) square.

Yarn:

  • DK or light worsted-weight (CYCA Light #3) yarn.
  • Alchemy Promise (86% kid mohair, 14% nylon; 440 yd 402 m/100 g): #042m silver. Note: 1 skein is needed for each pillow.

Needles:

  • Size 6 (4 mm): 24” (60 cm) circular (cir).
  • Change needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions:
* Size I/9 (5.5 m) crochet hook; tapestry needle; 12 (14)” (30.5 35.5 cm) knife-edge pillow form; 40 to 50 size 11 seed beads; assorted buttons measuring 1/8” (3 mm) to 1/4” (6 mm); sewing needle and thread.

Additional Gauge: 26 sts and 25 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in k3, p3 rib.