I keep meaning to put this picture up because I finished my Koigu wool pillow.
I am so glad I didn't pursue a whole blanket.... could have taken forever and I was ready for the next thing. In the end I decided to make it a pillow 14x18". I bought the insert at Economy Foam and Futons on West 8th St in NYC and based the size on that. I decided the little blanket had to cover the front of a grey flannel pillow cover. I happened to have some fabric left over from a jacket I made as my final project in tailoring at Parsons 10 years ago... The fabric made a beautiful case - kinda want to make another one like that or a series in different menswear fabrics. I used the koigu yarns as well as some glitzy gold yarn (maybe a mistake?) and
|Detail view- I decided I like the "wrong" side better.|
|the back of my pillow.|