Mitered Knitting: Make a Pillow
Intermediate | 35 min 58 sec
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Edie Eckman provides a perfect primer for mitered knitting, showing you how to creatively combine picked up stitches and decreases to create connected squares. You will learn how to work two different decreases and cast-ons to create two very different Garter stitch designs. At the end, you’ll seam together the front and back using Mattress stitch in order to create your pillowcase sampler.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted (85% wool/15% mohair, 4 oz/113 g, 190 yd/173 m), 2 skeins A: M-140 Aran; 1 skein each B: M-149 Hawaiian Teal, C: M-110 Orange You Glad, D: M-157 Orchid Blush, E: M-155 Lemon Drop
  • US size 8 [5 mm] knitting needles
  • Removable stitch marker
  • 14" pillow form
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
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Learn how to:
  • Start squares using long tail cast-on and purl cable cast-on
  • Work squares using k3tog and s2kp
  • Seam Garter stitch fabric with Mattress stitch
What you'll get:
  • Detailed lesson on mitered knitting and instructions for making a pillow
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and a downloadable PDF pillow pattern ($8 value)
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Edie Eckman
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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m...@sbcglobal.net
Edie is an excellent teacher. After watching Edie make the pillow I feel confident that I could make it too!
More than 3 months ago
Lynn
I love the look of mitered squares. Can't wait to try it.
More than 3 months ago
Karen Schachtschneider
Good photography--made it easy to see what Edie was doing and where she was inserting her needle. She also did a good job of explaining what she was doing.
More than 3 months ago