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How To Make An Embroidered Knit Pillow

Kate Smalley, Tracing Threads

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7 Videos (49m)
    • Let's Get Started

    • What You'll Need

    • Casting On, Stockinette Stitch & Troubleshooting

    • Casting Off & Putting It All Together

    • Embroidering Your Pillow

    • How To Modify This Tutorial Using Different Materials

    • Final (Encouraging!) Thoughts


About This Class

Learn to knit and make something really cool while you’re at it — a completely customizable embroidered knit pillow that'll have your friends saying, “What! You made that?!” 

This sleek, modern take on home decor DIY makes for a fun and easy weekend project. Kate's thoughtful and welcoming approach to knitting will have you feeling empowered and excited. You can check out more of her work on her craft blog, Tracing Threads

Never knit before? No worries! In this class you’ll learn how to cast on, how to do stockinette stitch, how to cast off, how to seam edges, and how to embroider your pillow.

Seasoned expert? Great! You'll love how easy this project is to customize using the yarn and pillow size of your choice. Experiment with size, texture, colour — the possibilities really are endless! A personalized pillow for your bed? How about a cozy oversized floor pillow for your living room? Dream it and you can make it!





Kate Smalley

Tracing Threads

Well, Hello!

I'm Kate, the blogger behind Tracing Threads. You can find me over there knitting, crocheting, sewing, spinning, weaving, admiring my ceramics collection... (Ya, I've got a serious case of craft ADD).

I'm no professional guys. These are skills anyone can learn with a little practice. I'm constantly experimenting and making mistakes, but that's how you get to the good stuff and I'll always keep it 100% real with you.

I'm all about creating projects you'll be...

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