Garter Cable Pillows by Kristen TenDyke

Garter Cable Pillows

Knitting
June 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in 4" in garter st.; one 12-st cable panel = 1¾ " wide
US 5 - 3.75 mm
600 - 900 yards (549 - 823 m)
16 (18)" square; orange pillow measures 16"; brown pillow measures 18"
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Skill Level Intermediate

Jump on the hot trend of knitted home décor. These comfortable pillows offer a great opportunity to master cable charts and knitted buttonholes.

Designed by Kristen TenDyke

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 16 (18)“ square. Orange pillow measures 16”; brown pillow measures 18”.

Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Skinny Cotton (100% organic cotton; 150 yd 137 m/2¼ oz 65 g): 4 (6) skeins. Shown in #306 squash (orange) and #310 coffee (brown).

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; three 11⁄8” buttons; 16 (18)“ pillow form.

Gauge 20½ sts and 38 rows = 4” in garter st. One 12-st cable panel = 1¾ “ wide.