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Catalina Star Pillow

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Catalina Star Pillow
Catalina Star Pillow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • intarsia
  • single crochet
  • read a colorwork chart

Pattern Description:

Catalina Star Pillow - pattern by Stefannie Tallent, from her book California Revival Knits.
"This pillow features a star motif common on many vintage tiles. I first saw it on tiles from Catalina. The back of the pillow is also pretty!"


20 sts and 20 rows = 4 in / 10 cm in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • approx 19 in / 48.5 cm square


  • Black Water Abbey 2 Ply Worsted Weight, Wheat, 2 skeins
  • Black Water Abbey 2 Ply Worsted Weight, Chestnut, 2 skeins
  • Black Water Abbey 2 Ply Worsted Weight, Wine, 1 skein
  • Black Water Abbey 2 Ply Worsted Weight, Grey Sea, 1 skein
  • Knitting needles: US size 5 (3.75 mm) or size to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • 20" pillow form
  • Buttons: 4, measuring 1 1/4"
  • Stitch markers (as desired)

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Black Water Abbey 2-Ply Worsted Weight

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