Four Square Pillows

Four pillows that can be connected to each other by i-cord laces. Felting each pillow makes them durable and sturdy, while the Russian slip stitch colorwork pattern makes them beautiful and fun to knit.

Designer Irina Poludnenko
Finished Size 14" tall and about 63" long.
Yarn Tahki Donegal Tweed (100% wool; 183 yd [167 m]/100 g): #863 dark red (A), #872 slate heather (B), #848 cream (C), and #809 teal (D), 3 skeins each.
Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm): 40" circular (cir) and set of 2 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle; four 14" × 14" pillow forms.
Gauge 14 sts and 18 rows = 4" in St st before felting; 15 sts and 26 rows = 4" in Russian sl st patt before felting.

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