February 15, 2007
String of Purls Pillow
Oh, the woes of the decorative throw pillow. Overlooked by many. Ignored by most. Tossed aside by all. But not this one, not by me. This pillow embodies much of what I love about knitting -- the feel of the yarn, the mixture of colors, the meditative creation of stitches, and the thrill of improvisational design. Inspired by my 27 january swatch and a modern take on the String of Purls stitch pattern.
|Yarn:||Jamieson's Double Knitting in Mulberry, Granny Smith, Rust, and Amber|
|Gauge:|| 5.75 stitches = 1" in garter stitch
|Pattern:||My own, based on the String of Purls stitch pattern. Modified for a garter stitch background and for asymmetrical "purls". Dimensions: 16 x 12 inches.|
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