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Originally from the UK, and after almost 13 years in Texas, I now live in beautiful Colorado with my husband and sons. Easily outnumbered by boys in my house, I am queen of my little realm, hence the ...

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Peace Sign Button Pillow Cover

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Peace Sign Button Pillow Cover
Peace Sign Button Pillow Cover
Peace Sign Button Pillow Cover
Peace Sign Button Pillow Cover
Peace Sign Button Pillow Cover

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit stocking stitch

Pattern Description:

Embellish this simple to knit pillow cover pattern with buttons of your choice.

When I found these wonderful daisies at my local craft store I knew just what to do with them!! I knit the 14"/ 35cm square cushion cover using a a medium/#4/aran/worsted yarn in lilac, but make this pattern your own with your favorite color combination. You'll need about 100 buttons to make the design. I interspersed plain white with the daisies.

The pillow cover has a three button closure so that you can remove to change your decor or for washing if needed. Hand washing recommended.

Detailed instructions are provided for the pillow cover itself along with an actual size template for the peace sign motif.


4"x4" (10 x 10 cm) on 8mm/US11/UK1 = 16 stitches and 24 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14"/35cm square


  • One pair 4mm/ US# 6 straight needles
  • One pair 5mm/US# 8 straight needles

You Will Also Need:

  • large-eyed blunt sewing needle
  • 3 large buttons approx. 1"/2.5cm
  • Approx. 100 assorted sizes of buttons

Suggested yarn:

225 yards of Worsted weight