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Yes, you read that correctly!  I made a cable knit pillow in 5 minutes.  Less than that actually.  See?

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You can do it too!  What’s the secret?  Clear out the back of the closet!  You see, Mom had an old sweater she never wore and was ready to toss it, but I like to find any way to upcycle tired old things before tossing them.  So, here’s where this project began:

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And here is how it progressed:

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The body of the sweater was a rectangle with just the sleeves and top being shaped, so I simply cut off the upper part just below the bust and sleeves, turned it inside out and stitched a seam across the cut edge.

I turned it right side out leaving the original finished edge unstitched.  I wanted this to be a removable pillow cover.  I love changing out accessories seasonally and the like, so…

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