GETTING STARTED: Download the PDF for a set of portable project instructions. Read through all of the instructions before beginning.
BO-bind off; CO-cast on; k-knit; p-purl; rep-repeat; RS-Right Side; sl-slip; st(s)-stitch(es); WS-wrong side
SIZE:One size: to fit 16" (41 cm) square pillow form
- #6 super-bulky weight yarn: we used Lion Brand® Hometown USA® (100% acrylic), 4 oz (113 g), 64 yd (59 m) – 3 balls #099 Los Angeles Tan (A), 3 balls #305 Cape Cod Tweed (B)
- Boye® knitting needles US size 15 (10 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge
- Cable stitch needle
- Yarn needle
- 16" (41 cm) square pillow form
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6 sts and 11 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette st with 1 strand of A and B held together. To save time, take time to check gauge.
Row 1 (RS): K3, p3, *k6, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Rows 2 and 4: P3, k3, *p6, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.
Row 3: K3, p3, *sl 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k3, k3 from cable needle, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 5: Rep Row 1
Row 6: Rep Row 2.
Hold one strand of A and B together throughout. CO 36 sts.
Work Rows 1-6 of Cable Pattern ten times, then Rows 1-4 once more.
BO in pattern.
Fold with RS together and sew 3 side seams from RS, inserting pillow form before sewing final edge.