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The Pearl Pillow by DROPS Design

Knitted pillow with lace pattern in DROPS Nord and DROPS Kid-Silk. Fits pillow 45 x 45 cm.

Tags: lace, pillows,

DROPS Design: pattern no-023.
Yarn group A + A or C

Measurements: 38 x 38 cm Casing fits a pillow sized 45 x 45 cm as it should stretch a bit to fit nicely.
DROPS NORD from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
250 g colour 100, off white
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
100 g colour 01, off white

20 stitches in width and 27 rows vertically in stocking stitch with 1 strand of each quality = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3,5 mm : Length: 80 cm
Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm switch to smaller needles.

INLAY PILLOW: 45 x 45 cm

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45% Alpaca, 30% Polyamide, 25% Wool
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75% Mohair, 25% Silk
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DROPS Kid-Silk uni colour DROPS Kid-Silk uni colour 3.80 £ /25g
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DROPS Kid-Silk long print DROPS Kid-Silk long print 3.80 £ /25g
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.



GARTER STITCH (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. Knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2.




Worked in the round on circular needle. There is pattern on the front side and stocking stitch on the back side.

Cast on 152 stitches with 1 strand Nord and 1 strand Kid-Silk on circular needle size 3,5 mm. Work 2 ridges in garter stitch - see explanation above. Then work pattern as follows: Purl 3, A.1 (= 22 stitches), purl 2, A.2 (= 21 stitches), purl 2, A.1 (= 22 stitches), purl 3, 77 stitches in stocking stitch. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue pattern like this until piece measures approx. 37 cm - finish after a whole repetition of A.2. Work 2 ridges and loosely cast off.

Assembly: Sew together in top edge, edge to edge in outer loop of edge stitch. Place a pillow inside the casing and sew together in bottom edge.


= knit from the right side, purl from the wrong side
= purl from the right side, knit from the wrong side
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over

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