knots pillow have gotten very popular in the DIY world...
Since I love knots in all forms, I decided to join the club and gave it a try too.
I had to practice using my knitting machine, and with the two beds machines, one of the first lessons on the manual is about how to knit in tubular.
I thought that doing the same thing over and over is actually the key to getting it right... right?
4 bights turk's head knot pillow: supplies
*4 balls of Aunt Lydia Crochet Cotton, Natural
(but considering that I unraveled a big chunk at the end probably 3 would have been enough)
*2lbs Polyfill Stuffing
My pillow turned out 52cm x 52 cm // 20.5" x 20.5"
It's large: it would be perfect as floor cushion (but I would scotch guarded in that case).
|here's the result: a 6 meters (about 20 ft long) knitted tube|
Edit 2/8/2015 : I'm taking down my tutorial after being asked by Ragnheidur Osp (the designer also known as Umemi on Etsy)
Have you noticed how many times I mentioned "time consuming" in this DIY?
From beginning to end, I worked about two days on it.
Not to mention that if you want a quality product, you'll end up spending quite some money on the yarn and filling.
This is where I wished I've found the Umemi Etsy store sooner...
|Notknot pillows @ Umemi on Etsy|
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