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Intermediate
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loops & threads® chunky velvet™ knit textured rib pillow

Fill your sofa with a pile of luxurious velvet pillows. These easy knit pillows knit up quick with Chunky Velvet™ yarn!
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 18” (46 cm) x 18” (46 cm)

GAUGE: 4.25 sts x 6 rows = 4” (10 cm); save time and check your gauge

PATTERN NOTES: Also shown in Mauve (10596723) and Blush (10596719), both with Taupe edging. See Project 88343 Loops & Threads® Chunky Velvet™ Knit Textured Rib Throw for a matching throw pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS:

Front/Back (Make 2)

Note: The front and back of the pillow each take a full ball of yarn.


With Wine Red, cast on 19 sts.

Row 1 (WS): P2, *k1, p1; rep from * to last st, p1.

Row 2 (RS): K3, *p1, k3; rep from * across.

Repeat Rows 1-2 until piece measures 17” (43 cm). For an accurate measurement lay piece flat and is spread to 17” (43 cm) wide.

Bind-off.



Edging – Work on Pillow Front Only

Note: When working edging, pick up and knit 1 st in each cast-on or bind-off stitch and 3 sts for every 4 rows along the sides.

With Taupe, cast-on 2 sts.

I-cord Edge: *Pick up and knit 1 st along edge of the pillow front, slide all sts 3 sts to opposite end of circular needle, k1, ssk; rep from * until you have worked around all 4 edges of the pillow front. Cut yarn leaving a long tail and sew remaining 2 sts to cast-on edge of edging.  


Finishing: Weave in ends. Sew the Back to the Front, leaving the edging free. Before you close up the final side insert the pillow form. Weave in remaining ends.


ABBREVIATIONS:

K = Knit

P = Purl

Rep = Repeat(ing)

RS = Right Side

Ssk = Slip Slip knit (1 St Dec’d)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

WS = Wrong Side

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  • 809188311
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10161166 
    $21.99
    • Size: 18" x 18"
    • Size: 18" x 18"
    • Size: 18" x 18"
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10596722 
    In Store Only 
    $7.49
    $11.99
    • Color: Taupe
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: Taupe
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: Taupe
    • Size: 7 oz
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 2
    Item # 10596729 
    In Store Only 
    $7.49
    $11.99
    • Color: Wine Red
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: Wine Red
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: Wine Red
    • Size: 7 oz
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    Item # 10228237 
    $1.79
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  • 809187846
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10154253 
    $24.99
    • Color: Blue
    • Size: 19
    • Color: Blue
    • Size: 19
    • Color: Blue
    • Size: 19
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  • 2 - Loops & Threads® Chunky Velvet™ - Red Wine (SKU: 10596729)
  • 1 - Loops & Threads® Chunky Velvet™ - Taupe (SKU: 10596722)
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