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smocked pillow

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November 25 2013
December 13 2013
Project info
smocked pillow
Needles & yarn
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
Cascade Yarns® Cascade 220® Heathers
92 yards in stash
1.58 skeins = 347.6 yards (317.8 meters), 158 grams
Knit N Purl

This is an attempt at copying a pillow I had seen on the internet somewhere, I have no idea if my method was the correct method…in fact I’m sure it’s not, but it worked and I was pleased with the result so there you go. :)

I cast on 96 stitches and worked a rib of k2 p4 across. After I’d knit about 10 or 12 rows I would count 6 rows and use small pieces of yarn to ‘smock’ by looping them around the start and end of two of the k2 sections and tying in a knot. Then count 6 more rows and tie together the next k2’s over to make the diamond pattern.

It was no exact science and I know I mis-counted on some and my diamonds aren’t exactly even, but I don’t mind and my friend Carri was really happy with it so that’s all that matters!

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November 25 2013
December 13 2013
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Cascade Yarns®
100% Wool
220 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 28, 2013
  • Finished: January 11, 2014
  • Updated: January 26, 2014
  • Progress updates: 5 updates