Create your knitted pillow covers according to the size of your specific pillow. We made our cover with 36 stitches across to fit our 18-inch wide pillow. Continue with the basic knit stitch to cover your entire pillow, then finish by binding off.
How long does it take to knit a pillow?
There are no complicated stitches or counting rows, or even fussy seams to deal with. Using super jumbo yarn makes it even easier because the whole chunky knit pillow knits up in less than an hour. Actually, I timed myself and it took me 40 minutes, 2 cups of coffee, and a phone call to knit the pillow.
How many stitches do you need for a pillow?
Cast on your gauge per inch times 14 (the pillow form’s width), plus 4 extra stitches to allow for easy seaming on either side. So, if your yarn is 4 stitches to the inch and you’re making a 14-inch wide pillow, you need to cast on 60 stitches ([4 x 14] + 4).
What is a knitting pillow?
A great way to add texture and a touch of color to your home — or to use up skeins and snippets of yarn left over from other projects — these pillow covers have one knitted side and one of wool fabric.
How many balls of wool do you need to make a cushion cover?
A pattern to knit cushion covers in Hayfield Aran with Wool yarn. Bobble and Hourglass Cushion Cover measures approximately 41 x 40 cm (16 x 15 3/4 inches) and requires 3 100g balls.
How many balls of yarn do I need for a cushion cover?
The finished cushion cover size is 49 times bigger than the swatch size. The length of yarn in the 100g ball is 20 times the length of yarn needed to knit the swatch. Therefore I need approx. two and a half balls.