Thursday, February 04, 2021

Knitted, Embroidered Sunflower Pillow - Notes from Kristin

Happy February everyone! It's been a slow slog back to making but I'm back. I finally finished a sunflower pillow that has been languishing in my knitting bag for years. Here it is......

It is an adaption from my Inspired Interiors PDF Download. I knit the square version in the round with a steek. Here is the chart I used. You can purchase the pattern on my website here or on Ravelry here

After I finished the knitting and steeking, I decorated each flower with a Spider Web center outlined in French Knots. You can watch a 51 minute video on Creativebug on how to do these stitches on your own knits. Here is that link.  

Here are some close-ups of my embroidered centers. I love this technique because it gives me the chance to add more color and texture to my knits. Give it a try - it isn't difficult. 

You can purchase the pattern on my website here or on Ravelry here


Helen said...

I always enjoy seeing what colorful things you are working on. :)

LannieK said...

Oh wow! That is so pretty, love your colors as always. Think I'll try my hand at a pillow or two ~ 🌻

Barwitzki said...

Great - a feast for the eyes :-))
I love your pillow.
Greetings to you.

tjf said...

I love this pillow! And, I have to say I have been missing your writing about crafting and life. I check often for new posts. I know it is hard to write often but I just wanted you to know I look forward to your posts and am happy when you have time to write. :) I will take less frequent but I do hope you keep writing. (Maybe I should comment more, too!)

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