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Pillowcase "Barley"


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Pattern for a pillowcase with cables and stripes - its color reminds of a barley field in summer. In the back the pillow is closed with big buttons and finally it(tm)s surrounded with a small crochet border. If you like you may close spaces between the buttons with some small press buttons. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic knowledge in knitting cables Knit and purl, standard decreases and increases GAUGE 16 stitches and 22 rows in stockinette st = 4 x 4 (10x10 cm) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Fitting for pillows of 19.5 x 19.5 (50 x 50 cm) SUGGESTED YARN 650 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN DROPS Bomull Lin COLORWAY #03 (light beige)

Supplies Needed

  • 5 buttons (1" diamater)
  • optional: 5 press buttons for space between buttons
  • Any yarn to obtain gauge

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As I love knitting so much I decided a few years ago to spend more time with designing knitted garments and create the corresponding patterns. And that's what I do today most of the time. In the meantime I published two German knitting books and work as an online trainer for knitting courses. My patterns are available in English and German, and I offer them on many websites and in my own online shop at