Friday, 26 April 2013

Mosaic - 4-Square Mitered Pillow (knit) Pattern

 

Brighten up your living space with this bright and cheerful mitered square pillow. Shown in Bernat Mosaic.

Mosaic - 4-Square Mitered Pillow (knit)

Skill Level
Easy

Brighten up your living space with this bright and cheerful mitered square pillow. Shown in Bernat Mosaic.

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Bernat Mosaic

MEASUREMENT
Approx 14" [35.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS
Bernat® Mosaic™ (100 g/3.5 oz; 191 m/209 yds)
Vivid (44420) 2 balls

Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 20" [51 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 14" [35.5 cm] square pillow form.

GAUGE
18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

ABBREVIATIONS
www.bernat.com/abbreviations
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
K= Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.
P2tog = Purl next 2 stitches together
Psso = Pass slipped stitch over
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise
Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise
St(s) = Stitches
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side

INSTRUCTIONS

FRONT AND BACK (make 2 pieces alike)
First Square
Cast on 45 sts.
**1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K21. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Place marker on last st. K21.
3rd row: Purl.
4th row: Knit to 1 st before marked st. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Knit to end of row.
5th row: Knit.
6th row: As 4th row.
Rep 3rd to 6th rows until there are 3 sts.
Next row: (WS). Sl1P. P2tog. psso. Fasten off.**

Second Square
With RS facing, pick up and knit 22 sts along one side of cast on edge of First Square to corner. Cast on 23 sts. 45 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for First Square.

Third Square
With RS facing, pick up and knit 22 sts along cast on edge of Second Square. Cast on 23 sts. 45 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for First Square.

Fourth Square
With RS facing, pick up and knit 22 sts along cast on edge of Third Square. Pick up and knit 23 sts along cast on edge of First Square. 45 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for First Square.

Border: With RS facing and circular needle, join yarn to any corner. *Pick up and knit 45 sts along side edge. Place marker on last picked up st (corner marker). Rep from * 3 times more. Place marker on last st. Join to beg working in rnds. 180 sts.
1st rnd: M1. *Knit to marked st. M1. K1 (marked st). M1. Rep from * to last st. M1. K1.
2nd rnd: Purl.
Rep last 2 rnds until Border measures 2" [5 cm], ending on a 1st rnd.
Cast off loosely.

FINISHING
Sew 3 side edges of Front and Back tog. Insert pillow form. Sew rem edge closed.

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Bernat: Pattern Detail - Mosaic - 4-Square Mitered Pillow (knit)

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