Home & Love Throw Pillows by Bekah Knits

Home & Love Throw Pillows

September 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
255 - 330 yards (233 - 302 m)
13x13 (15x15) to fit 14x14 (16x16) pillow form
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Cozy and stylish, every home needs one (or both!) of these statement pillows. Perfect for your cozy cottage, a friend who just moved, or a newlywed couple setting up a home. The unique cabled letters spell out “home” and “love”… and in cursive!

These pillows are knit flat with a slipped stitch edge throughout to make seaming easier. At the end, work a German Short Row shaped button tab with an I-cord BO. (Instructions in pattern.) The pattern includes both charted and written instructions. This fun knit goes pretty fast, but it will keep you on your toes.

Techniques used: Knit, purl, I-cord BO, increasing, decreasing, cabling, German Short Rows (instructions in pattern).

Finished Size: 13x13 (15x15) to fit 14x14 (16x16) pillow form
Blocked, Pre-Seamed Size: 13.5” (15.5”) T x 30.5” (34.5”) W

Yarn: Knit Picks Biggo: 255 (330) yards
(For best results, use a yarn with good stitch definition.)

Needles: US 10 circular (24”)
(Note: Sharp tipped needles work best.)

Notions: Pillow form; stitch markers; 4 buttons (1 1/2”); 2 safety pins (for seaming); tapestry needle; cable needle