Cable Diamond Pillow by Sylwia Kawczyńska
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Cable Diamond Pillow

Crochet
February 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
3.5 mm (E)
869 yards (795 m)
US
This pattern is available for free.

I was inspired by the look of knitted cables seen in many sweaters or home items. Crochet cables are used to achieve this beautiful intertwined design and the pattern of Cable Diamond Pillow is giving a modern twist to this traditional cable texture. It turned out so stunning and contemporary. 

Notes:
• Pillow cover is worked in 3 separate pieces: FRONT, BACK TOP and BACK BOTTOM. They are seamed together with a running stitch.
• This crochet cushion cover has four buttons to secure the envelope closure which allows for easy removal for laundering.
• All even rows are single crochet rows and worked in indicated stitches 1 row below.
• All FPdc(s) and FPtr(s) are worked in indicated stitches 2 rows below.
• The number of post stitches is always the same as the number of skipped st(s) so finally the stitch count is the same (82) in every row.

Level: Intermediate - front post stitches

Finished size 40 x 40 cm

Materials & Tools:

  1. Yarn 5 skeins of Drops Safran Green color 04, 100% cotton, 50g (1,8 oz) = 160m (175 yds) ,
  2. Hook size 3,5 mm. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge
  3. 4 wooden buttons (Approx. 2,8 cm),
  4. Tapestry Needle (to weave and hide yarn ends)
  5. Scissor

Gauge 22 sts and 26 rows = 10 cmx 10 cm using sc