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DIY tip: How to knit a pillow

Photo: Drops Design

With cable pattern

Cable knit pillow - a nice gift or the perfect companion on the home sofa.

The abbreviations at a glance:

  • right: right
  • Left: Left
  • Round: round
  • str .: knit
  • MS: pattern set
  • M .: mesh
  • Nd: needle
  • initially: increase
  • U .: envelope
  • bind off: bind off
  • LL .: run length
  • continued: continuous
  • R .: row
  • initially: increase
  • Rdm .: edge stitch
  • decrease: decrease
  • over / under: cover
  • Connection: stop
  • knl .: ball
  • N .: Needle
  • U: envelope
  • Lm .: air mesh

Material:

  • DROPS ALASKA 500 g (Fb No. 02, natural)
  • DROPS Needle No. 5 (80 cm)
  • DROPS wooden buttons Nr 511: 6 pcs.

Dimensions: approx. 48 x 48 cm

Knitting tension:

17 M x 22 R knitted stock = 10 x 10 cm.


Kraus rib (back and forth):

1 garter st. = 2 rounds.

Template:

See diagram. The diagram shows the pattern (back and forth rows) from the front.

Pillow:

Cast 86 sts on needle size 5 mm with Alaska and knit 1 garter st. At the same time on the last row, evenly distributed over the middle 58 sts. Pick up 24 sts = 110 sts. Work on the next row as follows: 2 sts crotch rib (= edge st), M2 over the next 12 sts, M1 (= 82 sts) M.), M2 over the next 12 sts and complete with 2 sts muscle rib (= edge st). Continue with the pattern. DOES THE MESH TEST VOTE ? After 48 cm knit 1 garter st (= edge). At the same time on the 1st round decom- position over the middle 82 sts evenly distributed 24 sts. = 86 sts. Then continue M 2 with 2 edge sts in garter st. After 96 cm draw in a marker thread, after 102 cm knit 6 buttonholes as follows: 2 sts garter sts, M 2 over the next 5 sts, cast off 2 sts for buttonhole, * sts 2 over the next 12 sts, 2 sts Cast off M. for the buttonhole *, repeat from * - * a total of 5 times, finish M 2 over the next 5 sts and with 2 sts in garter st. On the next row cast 2 new sts over this st. Continue with 2 garter sts on both sides and knit 1 garter st after 104 cm. Then abk. The work measures about 105 cm.

Assembly:

Fold the work to 48 cm and the marker thread so that the buttonholes come to the outside. Now sew the side seams through all layers. Sew on the buttons.

Here you will find the instructions for you to download at home!

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