4.5 sts/in and 4 rows/in = 18 sts/4″ and 16 rows/4″ in garter stitch on size 6(4mm) ndls
Size 6(4mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders or WY, extra needles for 3-ndl BO, crochet hook, 16″ pillow form
Blue Sky Organic Cotton or Blue Sky Cotton from Blue Sky Alpacas, 100% cotton, 100g/150 yds (137m)
Colors Bone, Poppy, Lemongrass, Thistle
Tired of trying to puzzle out the intricacies of colorwork or the mysteries of miters alone? This pattern can be your own personal class as you watch the pieces come together in this colorful, decorative pillow. Clear directions will walk you through the steps of creating mitered squares, creating a base row and a second row while you choose which pattern and color combination each square will be. Once you’ve created two colorful bands of double mitered squares, you’re ready to explore different combinations of intarsia and illusion knitting on a central modular panel. When you have these techniques down, you’ll want to create an array of pillows to show off your skills!