Speckle Pillow

Speckle Pillow


This pillow gorgeously shows off the nuances & speckles of hand-dyed fingering weight yarn. Knit in simple stockinette stitch with a clever construction & three needle bind off on either side, this 12"x18" pillow is perfectly tailored and a great addition to any room in your home.

This pattern is also available via Etsy & Ravelry // Custom order your own pillow at megan@freesiafibers.com.

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– One size; to fit 12"x18" pillow insert

– Finished measurements of cover (before placed on pillow): approximately 23" circumference & 16" height (a bit of stretch is necessary to make the pillowcase look tailored)



– Approximately 400 yds fingering weight yarn

– Sample: 1 skein Stitch Together Studio Stitch Skinny, colorway Tide Pools

– One 12"X18" pillow insert


Needles & Notions

– ndl 1: size 3 16" circular ndl

– ndl 2: size 3 16" (or longer) circular ndl

– ndl 3: size 3 straight or double pointed ndl

– Stitch marker

– Tapestry needle

– Measuring tape



25 sts & 34 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st; approximately 6.25 sts/1 inch



If you are confused or stuck, there are a lot of great tutorials online for all of these techniques!

– Long tail cast on

– 3 ndl BO (a great tutorial can be found here)

– Pick up & knit stitches

– Knitting in the round