Diagonal Sand Stitch Pillow by Marie Segares

Diagonal Sand Stitch Pillow

by Marie Segares
Knitting
October 2019
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be snug so pillow form doesn’t show through.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
347 - 417 yards (317 - 381 m)
Fits a 14” (35.5 cm) square pillow form.
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This gently textured stitch knit on the bias using a variation of the classic “grandmother’s favorite dishcloth” pattern creates a simple yet elegant pillow that can be customized for a perfect fit. This pattern is part of the Finishing Touches Knit Along with KAL Corner.

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Skills Used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, slip stitch, bind off
Knitting flat in rows with seaming
Changing colors
Increases and decreases: k2tog, p2tog, yo with linked video tutorials

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Fits a 14” (35.5 cm) square pillow form.

Materials
Lion Brand Crayola Cake yarn (100% acrylic, 3 oz/85 g, 177 yd/162 m) – 1 skein in 600 Tickle Me Pink (CA), or approximately 177 yd (162 m) in any medium weight yarn.

Lion Brand Jeans yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 246 yd/225 m) – 1 skein each in 105 Faded (CB) and 109 Stonewash (CC), or approximately 120 yd (110 m) in each of 2 colors in any medium weight yarn.

US 8/5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Fairfield World Crafter’s Choice 14” x 14” Pillow.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be snug so pillow form doesn’t show through.