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Button Stripe 16'x 12' pillow cover

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Button Stripe 16'x 12' pillow cover
Button Stripe 16'x 12' pillow cover
Button Stripe 16'x 12' pillow cover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • work buttonholes

Pattern Description:

This hand knit pillow cover pattern is a great step for the beginner knitter who knows Knit and Purl stitches and is ready to move onto working color blocks and buttonholes.

The work is knit in one piece and then the side seams sewn up to form the pillow cover.

The finished cover will fit a standard 16"x12"/ 41x30cm rectangular boudoir or travel pillow


4"x4" (10 x10cm) on 5mm/US8 needles = 18 stitches and 24 rows of stocking stitch


  • 1 pair 5mm/US8 needles
  • 1 pair 4mm/US6 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • row counter
  • Large-eyed blunt sewing needle for finishing
  • 3 buttons approximately 1"/2.5cm diameter

Suggested yarn:

360 yards of Worsted weight