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This simple rectangular pillow is striped with two gorgeous colorways of Boboli and embellished with a profusion of pompoms.
Approximately 14” wide x 10” high (Not including pompoms)
1 Hank each Berroco Boboli (100 grs), #5329 Jammie (A) and #5330 Knoll (B)
Straight knitting needles, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in Pat St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Row 1 (RS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.
Row 2: P1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last 2 sts, end p2.
Row 3: K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.
Row 4: P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.
Rep these 4 rows for Pat St.
With straight needles, using A, cast on 71 sts. Working in Pat St and ending each stripe on WS, work stripe sequence as follows: 1” with A, 1” with B, 2” with A, 1” with B, 1” with A, 2” with B, 1” with A, 1” with B. Piece should measure 10” from beg. Bind off.
Sew 2 pieces of pillow together, leaving a small opening for stuffing. Stuff firmly with polyester filling, then sew opening closed. Using A and B together, make eight 2” pompoms. Sew 2 pompoms to each corner of pillow.