This textured X Pattern 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 looks at home in your contemporary apartment or your classic bungalow. The design is more complicated than its fellow, the Zig-Zag Pillow Cover, because of the converging center. Practice with the simple Zig-Zag Pillow first to master the stitches.
Gift Set includes the book Knits At Home: Rustic Designs for the Modern Nest (pattern inside, selected yarn & large black button. Pillow form not included. For yarn winding services, click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rialto Chunky by Debbie Bliss (100% Merino Wool; 50g/66yds): 6 Skeins. Shown in color 002.
ALTERNATE YARN: 128 Superwash by Cascade Yarns (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/128yds): 4 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): 3 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): 4 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: 15" square
YARDAGE: 396 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
NEEDLES: Size US 10 / 6.0mm straight needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Large Button, sewing needle & thread
Pillow & book images courtesy of Ben Anders/Interweave Press. Yarn images by Yarn Loop