Bobbles & Cables cushion by Chiaki Hayashi

Bobbles & Cables cushion

August 2021
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches = 4 inches
in Seed stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
180 yards (165 m)
12" x 12" (cushion insert size)
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Where will you put this decorative Bobbles & Cable Pillow?
Entrance bench? Living room? Craft room? Bedroom?
It is super fun to make bobbles and big cables with super bulky yarn!!

If you have never done Right Twist and Bobble, the instructions comes with photo tutorials.
Bobbles and Cable section has both row by row written instructions and a chart.

Please note that the gauge 9 sts / 4” is in Seed stitch with small size needles.
When you check the Seed stitch gauge, please stretch the gauge swatch slightly both ways.

The sample is knitted with Spud & Chloe “Outer”. This yarn contains 35% cotton. If you use 100% wool, you might need to adjust the needle sizes.
The gauge (9 sts) is in Seed sts - gauge will be 11~12 sts with bigger needles.
Spud & Chloe “Outer” is available at Knit House on Main.

You need main needles and small needles.
Long straight needles or 24” (or longer) circular needles.

Suggested needle size:

  • Main needle - US 11
  • Small needles (for Seed stitch) - US 10.5

Cable needle, tapestry needle, sewing needle (for attaching buttons).

Extra Supplies
• Buttons - 3 x 1” diameter main buttons and 3 x 0.5” diameter backing buttons (to support larger button from behind knitting).
• Cushion insert – 12” x 12”
• Sewing thread (or floss) for attaching buttons.