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Loom Knit Throw Pillow


Create a comfy throw pillow in the perfect colors for your decor with simple loom knitting. Easy project!
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Step 1

GETTING STARTED:
Download the PDF for a set of portable project instructions. Read through all of the instructions before beginning.

ABBREVIATIONS:
cm—centimeter(s); g—gram(s); ew—e-wrap knit; oz—ounce(s); st(s)— stitch(es)

SIZE:
17" (43 cm) x 17" (43 cm)

MATERIALS:

  • #6 bulky weight yarn: Red Heart Boutique Twilight, 61% Acrylic/25% Nylon/9% Polyester/5% Metallic, 3.5 oz (100g), 59 yd (54 m) 2 skeins, color #9959 Mercury
  • Boye® 30-peg Bulky Yarn Loom
  • Loom tool
  • Yarn needle
  • 16" (40.5 cm) square pillow form

SPECIAL STITCHES:
Flat Panel Bind Off:

  • Step 1: E-wrap and knit the first two stitches.
  • Step 2: Remove the loop from peg 2 and place it on peg 1. Knit off peg 1.
  • Step 3: Move the remaining loop on peg 1 back to peg 2. – One peg bound off.
  • Step 4: E-wrap and knit peg 3. Remove the loop from peg 3 and place it on peg 2. Knit off peg 2.
  • Step 5: Move the remaining loop from peg 2 back to peg 3—two stitches are bound off. Continue binding off each peg in the same manner until you only have one loop remaining on the loom. E-wrap this peg and knit off. Cut yarn leaving a 24" (61 cm) tail and pull through last loop to secure.

NOTES:
This pillow is knit flat on the round loom

Step 2

DIRECTIONS
E-wrap cast-on
29 pegs (one peg not used). Do NOT join for knitting in the round.
E-wrap and knit next row.
Continue to e-wrap and knit for 80 rows or until piece is 31" (79 cm) long.
Bind off using Flat Panel Bind Off (see Special Stitches above) leaving a long tail for sewing.

Step 3

FINISHING
Fold piece in half
with right sides together; thread tail onto yarn needle to side; repeat for second side; weave in ends.
Turn pillow right side out; insert pillow form; cut 24" (61 cm) piece of yarn and thread onto yarn needle; sew last side closed; weave in tail.

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