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Button Stripe 16"x 12" pillow cover


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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 BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl work buttonholes GAUGE 4"x4" (10 x10cm) on 5mm/US8 needles = 18 stitches and 24 rows of stocking stitch SUGGESTED YARN 360 yards of Worsted weight

Supplies Needed

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

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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 title Ladyship! Ever since my Mum taught me to knit and sew I have loved the creative process and experimenting with design. I find pillow covers to be the perfect way to combine my love of design and the textures that can be created with a single strand of yarn. I especially love experimenting with cable patterns.