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A few years ago, I bought some pretty alpaca yarn and wanted to make a scarf with multiple colors. Great, but I didn’t want to do a typical standard stripe. So I hunted around some stitch books and came across a really interesting stitch that could adapt well to changing colors and that is what later became the Faux Dotty Scarf.


It was a big hit with Craftster and I kept seeing people posting about it on various blogs – which was really flattering. I don’t think it is solely the stitch, but the combination of that with the colorway that makes this stand out.
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I have these incredible vintage (as in victorian era) down pillows that I scored years ago on ebay. Thing is, the fabric being as old as it was, started to come apart and while that was sad, the pillows remain perfectly fine and they don’t make pillows like this anymore. One day, I decided to knit up some pillowcases to protect the pillows and that is how these came about.


Click below to see more pics and get a pithy pseudo pattern.
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