Poppy Pillow by Denny Gould

Poppy Pillow

September 2013
Double Knitting yarn in your stash
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
470 - 550 yards (430 - 503 m)
40 cm x 40 cm (16in x 16in)
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A very stylish cushion which looks stunning in any room.

Materials – All Double Knitting yarn
3- 50 gram balls Black (approx. 426 meters/470 yards)
Small amounts of –
Red, Orange, Light Pink, Dusky Pink, Dark Pink and Green
4 buttons

Suggested yarns to use:
Sirdar Country Style DK, Sirdar Hayfield Bonus DK, King Cole Dollymix DK, Patons Fab DK, Rico Essentials Merino DK, Berroco Vintage DK

You can purchase the yarn from LoveKnitting by clicking the following link:

This cushion is easy to knit in stocking stitch in one piece. There are very clear, easy to read intarsia charts to follow.

Three large poppies appear on the front and on the back there is a 4 button opening and a small poppy motif

If you already have DK yarns in similar colours they could be used as long as they match the gauge 22 sts and 28 rows to 4 (10 cm) over stocking stitch