Arm Knitting: Make a Throw Pillow
Intermediate | 50 min 19 sec
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Arm knitting is a simple process that yields luxurious results. Using super bulky yarn, knit designer Anne Weil shows you how to create a color-blocked pillow cover. As a finishing touch, you will also learn how to sew a simple pillow lining. This plush pillow can be made in a day and enjoyed year round. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 250 yards super bulky yarn (gauge = approximately 6-8 stitches over 4”). For colors shown in class, use: 164 yards Cascade Magnum in Summer Sky (or main color) and 84 yards Cascade Magnum in Ecru (or complementary color)
  • 18” x 18” pillow insert
  • 19” x 37” cotton fabric (or pre-made pillowcase) to match yarn color
  • Sewing machine
  • Coordinating thread
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Pins
  • Cardboard tube or dowel for holding stitches
Learn how to:
  • Create a gauge swatch
  • Arm knit
  • Change yarn colors
  • Place knitting on hold
  • Sew a simple pillowcase lining
  • Bind off
  • Sew pillow lining
What You'll Get: 
  • Detailed lesson on how to arm knit a pillow with a color-blocked pillow cover
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction by Anne Weil
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Rita Subach
it was Very easy Anne Weil is a fabulous teacher. She Makes each steps Very easily understandable. I Love Arm Knitting with Chunky Yarn.
October 1, 2022
LOVE IT! She makes it so easy to follow her instructions.
More than 3 months ago
Nancy Saul-Demers
Very interesting! I've never heard of arm knitting before but I believe I could do this!
More than 3 months ago