Indian Cross Pillow by Heather Storta

Indian Cross Pillow

by Heather Storta
February 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in Indian Cross Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
550 yards (503 m)
One Size
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This pattern accompanies the Stitch Anatomy article on elongated stitches. The Indian Cross elongated-stitch pattern is not terribly difficult to work and produces a very lovely decorative design. I used a white pillow form inside the pillow cover for contrast, but it would be fun to play with different colors showing through. The garter texture makes for a cozy pillow, and the button opening means the cover can be removed and washed as needed.