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Family Pillows

Knitted plaid pillows that explore different colorwork and textures, like argyle, intarsia, and I-cord details.
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Description

A set of three plaid pillows shows off the possibilities of colorwork. Intarsia, argyle, stranded colorwork, and duplicate stitch all combine for handsome home decor.

SKU: EP2646

Author/Speaker/Editor: Pamela Powers

Format: eProject

Details
Finished Size:
SQUARE PILLOW - 18" square.
ARGYLE PILLOW - 12" wide and 16" tall.
PLAID BOLSTER - 19" circumference, 16" long, and 6" in diameter.
Yarn:
SQUARE PILLOW - Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica (100% wool; 138 yd [126 m]/100 g): #54 brick (red; C), 3 skeins; #30 silica (tan; A), #14 natural (B), #27 petrol (blue; D), and #31 nickel (gray; E), 1 skein each. ARGYLE PILLOW - Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica (100% wool; 138 yd [126 m]/100 g): #30 silica (tan; A), 2 skeins; #14 natural (B), #54 brick (red; C), #27 petrol (blue; D), and #31 nickel (gray; E), 1 skein each. PLAID BOLSTER - Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica (100% wool; 138 yd [126 m]/100 g): #30 silica (A), 2 skeins; #14 natural (B), #54 brick (C), and #27 petrol (D), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge:
SQUARE PILLOW - 16 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st; about 19 sts and 25 rows = 4" in plaid patt from chart. ARGYLE PILLOW - 16 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st; about 17 sts and 23" rows = 4" in argyle patt from chart. PLAID BOLSTER - 16 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st; about 19 sts and 23" rows = 4" in bolster patt from chart.
Needles:
SQUARE PILLOW - Size 9 (5.5 mm).
ARGYLE PILLOW - Size 9 (5.5 mm): straight. I-cord -size 7 (4.5 mm): 2 double-pointed (dpn).
PLAID BOLSTER - Size 9 (5.5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 2 dpn for I-cord. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions:
SQUARE PILLOW - Tapestry needle; five 1 " buttons; 18" - 18" pillow form.
ARGYLE PILLOW - Tapestry needle; three 1 " buttons; 12"  16" pillow form.
PLAID BOLSTER - Tapestry needle; two 1 " decorative buttons; 16"  6" bolster pillow form; fiberfill stuffing.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Fall 2010

SKU: EP2646

Author/Speaker/Editor: Pamela Powers

Format: eProject