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Diagonal Sand Stitch Pillow
"This gently textured stitch knit on the bias using a variation of the classic “grandmother’s favorite dishcloth” pattern creates a simple yet elegant pillow that can be customized for a perfect fit. This pattern is part of the Finishing Touches Knit Along with KAL Corner. Skills Used Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, slip stitch, bind off Knitting flat in rows with seaming Changing colors Increases and decreases: k2tog, p2tog, yo with linked video tutorials Skill Level Easy Finished Size Fits a 14” (35.5 cm) square pillow form. Materials Lion Brand Crayola Cake yarn (100% acrylic, 3 oz/85 g, 177 yd/162 m) – 1 skein in 600 Tickle Me Pink (CA), or approximately 177 yd (162 m) in any medium weight yarn. Lion Brand Jeans yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 246 yd/225 m) – 1 skein each in 105 Faded (CB) and 109 Stonewash (CC), or approximately 120 yd (110 m) in each of 2 colors in any medium weight yarn. US 8/5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge. Fairfield World Crafter’s Choice 14” x 14” Pillow. Yarn needle. Gauge Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be snug so pillow form doesn’t show through."
Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
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