If there's anything superior to snuggling up with a homemade knit pillow or softie, let us know, because we've yet to find a greater delight. Using one of these eight cozy creations, you can add a custom touch to your home's décor.
A cable knit pillow like this one
is supremely versatile. The pattern needs no specific color scheme or yarn; every aspect can be tailored to your home's unique look. The designer even provides a pattern
for making her project with T-shirt yarn!
Prefer a pillow better suited for playtime? Try making what some call a "knit pouf
." While retail versions can get pricey, this DIY version won't break your budget.
Not to disrespect a fundamental aspect of our childhood, but ... this knitted dinosaur softie
seriously trumps that old teddy bear we wouldn't leave the house without.
Don't be mad that it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but this project gives us visions of spiced eggnog and stockings hung above the fire. After all, you'll want to start knitting a holiday stocking pillow
soon if you want it on display on the couch to impress those visiting in-laws.
With its thick knit and whimsical embellishments, this cozy sleepy owl pillow cushion
makes the perfect companion on your reading chair. Best of all, knitters can make the body of the project using only 100g of bulky yarn. Score!
Searching for a Thanksgiving-themed craft? Look no further than a knitted turkey softie
. While beginner knitters may need to brush up on how to change colors, this project's stitch pattern is relatively simple.
Muted, single-color pillows can fit in perfectly with the decor in some homes, but in others, not so. Even a simple design with only two contrasting yarn colors, as exemplified in this knitted floral pillow cover
, can create a statement piece.
Sometimes there aren't enough hours in the day to hand-knit a pillow ... and that's when this blogger's creative solution comes in. Repurposing an old, over-sized knit sweater, she fashioned a cable knit pillow cover
replete with button embellishments. Color us impressed.