A Year of Machine Knit Pillows - October

Happy Halloween!
This skull has been on my "to do" list for too long.

If you are lucky enough to have an intarsia carriage, it's a pretty straightforward project. I used my LK-150 and have no carriage, so I used what I call a "hybrid" knitting method.
For the fiddly detail areas like the bones and teeth, I hand knit each stitch (on the machine) the bone color yarn, put those needles in hold and then knit the black background with the carriage. Because this is a pillow, I didn't worry about long floats.



 

The DAK files and stitch charts for both the boy and girl skull will be available as a Weekend Project soon ... stay tuned!


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Posted by Sue Jalowiec on 10/31/2015 at 4:04 PM | Categories: A Year of MK Pillows -

2 Comments

Krystyna Perron

Krystyna Perron wrote on 10/31/15 5:24 PM

I will definitely try this pillow project, what a gem. My grandchildren will love it.
Jeannie Crockett

Jeannie Crockett wrote on 11/01/15 3:06 AM

Cute! I love that you used "bone" yarn.

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