Ombre Brioche Pillow by Megan Lynch

Ombre Brioche Pillow

Knitting
August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in 2 color brioche
US 6 - 4.0 mm
300 - 600 yards (274 - 549 m)
One size: 12"x18" pillow cover
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The squishy nature of brioche pairs perfectly with the comfort & coziness of pillows. Pick 3 shades of your favorite DK weight yarn & fade them together to make a masterpiece for your home. Fit to size a 12”x18” pillow insert, this pattern gives the option of knitting in the round for an all-knit pillow or knitting one side and seaming to fabric of your choice. More information on the yarn/fiber & notion requirements for each option can be found below.

FIBER
OPTION 1: FLAT WITH SEWN BACK
– Approximately 100 yds each Y1, Y2, Y3 (300 yards total) DK weight yarn; each yarn split into two balls (Y1A-B, Y2A-B, Y3A-B)
– Sample: Brooklyn Tweed Arbor; Light pillow: Y1: Hammock, Y2: Thaw, Y3: Driftwood; Dark pillow: Y1: Gale, Y2: Heron, Y3: Humpback
– One 12”x18” pillow insert
– 1/2 yard cotton or linen fabric for backing
– Sewing machine, thread, & pins
OPTION 2: ROUND (ENTIRELY KNIT)
– Approximately 200 yds each Y1, Y2, Y3 (600 yards total) DK weight yarn; each yarn split into two balls (Y1A-B, Y2A-B, Y3A-B)
– One 12”x18” pillow insert

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
OPTION 1: FLAT WITH SEWN BACK
– US Size 6 16-24” circular needle
OPTION 2: ROUND (ENTIRELY KNIT)
– ndl 1: US Size 6 16” circular needle
– ndl 2: US Size 6 16-24” circular needle
– ndl 3: US Size 6 straight or DPN
– Crochet hook & scrap yarn (for provisional CO)
BOTH
– Stitch marker
– Tapestry needle
– Measuring tape