FALLING LEAVES BOHO BOLSTERS

Falling Leaves Boho Bolsters Project

LEVEL: EASY

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Passioknit Cheviot Yarn 2 x 100g Balls
  • A pair of 6.50mm (US 10 1/2), (UK 3) Knitting Needles or size needed for correct tension/gauge.
  • A yarn needle
  • Bolster insert to fit

TENSION/GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows to 10 cms/4 ins over stocking st, using 6.50mm (US 101/2), (UK 3) Knitting needles.

Note - Correct tension/ gauge is essential for a successful handknit.

INSTRUCTIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

St/s - Stitch/es,K - Knit,P - Purl,RS - Right side,WS - wrong side, Stocking st - 1 row K, 1 row P,Beg - Begin/ning

CREATE

Bolster

Using 6.50mm (US 10 1/2), (UK 3) Needles, cast on 70sts. Work in stocking st until work measures 66 cms/26 ins from beg, ending with a purl row. Cast off loosely.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, darn in ends. Using mattress st seam, join side edges together. Work a running thread along cast on edge. Draw up tightly and fasten off securely. Place insert inside, then work a running thread along cast off edge. Draw up tightly and fasten off securely. Make 2 chunky tassels approx 16 cms/6 ins long. Attach securely to each end of bolster as pictured.

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