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I have been knitting since I was about 8 years old. My mother taught me to knit and my parents encouraged me to explore all kinds of arts & crafts activities by providing me with the materials that ...

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The Perfect Present Pillow

from Fifty Four Ten Studio
(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Perfect Present Pillow
The Perfect Present Pillow
The Perfect Present Pillow
The Perfect Present Pillow
The Perfect Present Pillow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on stitches
  • Knit & purl confidently
  • Cast of stitches
  • Sew up simple seams

Pattern Description:

This really is the perfect present for any occasion. It's quick to knit (really!), the materials are inexpensive and the pillow design will go with almost any decor style.

This pillow is knit with super bulky weight yarn and big needles. You'll be done with this pillow so fast you'll want to make more than one!

I designed "The Perfect Present Pillow" to give as a wedding gift for the daughter of good friends. After checking out her bridal registry at a couple of popular stores, I was able to get a sense of her style and favorite colors. I had the perfect yarn on hand to make a pillow for their new home.

Pattern includes step-by-step finishing instructions with close-up photos.

This pattern is written in standard U.S. knitting terms.

I used two colors for this pillow - Lion Brand Wool-Ease "Thick & Quick" in the color 'Glacier' for the front and Loops & Threads "Cozy Wool" in the color 'Fleece' for the back. The pattern will work with many super bulky yarns and may be knit all in one color or two colors.

I used a standard (inexpensive!) 14" x 14" pillow form. The finished pillow is slightly larger with the knitted cover.


10 sts x 13 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - finished about 15 1/2" x 15 1/2"


  • 180 yards super bulky yarn
  • US size 13 knitting needles
  • 14" x 14" pillow form

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

180 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Wool-Ease


Glacier #105

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