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Diagonal Basketweave 16x16 pillow cover

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diagonal Basketweave 16x16 pillow cover
Diagonal Basketweave 16x16 pillow cover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • use a cable needle
  • work buttonholes

Pattern Description:

This 16"x 16" (40 X 40cm) pillow cover pattern is the ideal way to use your cable expertise to produce a great item for your home.

he end result is a beautifully textured piece that almost looks like its woven. This style would look great in just about any color, or on a pair of pillows too.

If you are familiar with using a cable needle you should have no trouble with this pattern. It is an 8 row pattern repeat but is quite labor and yarn intensive.


4"x4" (10 x 10 cm) on to 6mm/US10/UK4 needles over pattern = 24 stitches and 24 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 16"x 16" (40 X 40cm)


  • 1 pair 4.5mm/US7/UK7 needles
  • 1 pair 6mm/US10/UK4 needles
  • cable needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Large eyed-blunt sewing needle
  • 3 buttons approx. 1"/2.5cm diameter

Suggested yarn:

550 yards of Worsted weight