Sword Fern Pillow by Christy Lutz

Sword Fern Pillow

February 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Tunisian simple stitch
5.5 mm (I)
660 yards (604 m)
One Size
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This pattern was originally published as Knit Purl’s contribution to the 2017 Rose City Yarn Crawl, March 2 – 5, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl.

All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2017 Collection: Portland Pastimes 2017 Rose City Yarn Crawl Pattern Collection.

The Sword Fern pillow lets you make the trip from your great room to the great outdoors in comfort. Sleek colorwork shapes echo the profile of both Portland’s familiar fern and Mt. Hood, while giving a modern touch to this Tunisian crochet pillow cover.

Bumblebirch Yarn, Forage (100% superwash merino; 220 yd 201 m/ 3.5oz 100g; #4): Color A - Spruce, 2 skeins; Color B - Fog, 1 skein. Total for project: 660 yards

Finished Measurements
Size of the pillow before finishing: 36” wide and 14” long
Finished size of the pillow: 16” wide and 16” long

20 st and 18 rows = 4” in Tunisian simple stitch on Tunisian hook size I (5.5mm)

Needles and/or Hooks
Tunisian hook size I (5.5mm)

Tapestry needle
Thread to match yarn
16” x 16” Pillow insert
Snaps (optional)

Skill Level