This textured Apple-Pie Pillow can be found in Knits at Home: Rustic Designs for the Modern Nest by Ruth Cross. This pillow is one of many designs in the book, and is a cozy addition to the bedroom or the family room. This pattern is reminiscent of a traditional apple pie crust with a decorative edge and is secured on the back with 3 large buttons (toggles shown).
Gift Set includes the book Knits At Home: Rustic Designs for the Modern Nest (pattern inside, selected yarn & 3 large buttons. Pillow form not included. For yarn winding services, click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rialto Chunky by Debbie Bliss (100% Merino Wool; 50g/66yds): 12 Skeins. Shown in color 002.
ALTERNATE YARN: 128 Superwash by Cascade Yarns (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/128yds): 7 Skeins. This soft merino yarn is plied for strength and will not pill because it is superwash! Try the multis for a varigated color pattern! PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability on this imported South American yarn. Please allow at least 7 days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: NatureSpun Chunky by Brown Sheep Co (100% USA Wool; 200g/155 yds): 6 skeins. NatureSpun is a wonderful staple yarn grown and milled here in the USA. It is available in a huge array of colors, and has a pleasant hand. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for shipping timelines. Please allow at least 5 days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: Lamb's Pride Bulky by Brown Sheep Co (85% Wool / 15% Mohair: 113g/125 yds): 7 skeins. A touch of mohair creates a lovely heather and adds softness to this USA milled yarn. Known for its use in cardigans and blankets, you will love the feel of the finished piece against your skin. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for shipping timelines. Please allow at least 5 days for shipping to your location.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 19" square (fits on a 20" pillow form)
YARDAGE: 792 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
NEEDLES: Size US 10.5 / 6.5mm straight needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: 3 large buttons, sewing needle & thread, 20" pillow form
Pillow & book images courtesy of Ben Anders/Interweave Press. Yarn images by Yarn Loop