Zion Canyon Pillows by Stana D. Sortor

Zion Canyon Pillows

July 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Zion Canyon Patt.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
990 - 1005 yards (905 - 919 m)
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Muted earth tones and southwest-inspired and geometric shapes come together in a set of pillows that’s sure to evoke a sense of canyon adventures and desert heat.

These Pillows are knit in the round, starting at the bottom.
Pillow I: textured section worked in MC, then working fair isle section in C1 & C2, repeating twice more times and ending with textured section in MC.
Pillow II: work stripe section in MC. C1 and C2 finishing with a diamond shape stranded colorwork in C1 and C2, repeating the pattern once more.
Both pillows are finished off by turning the pillow WS out and BO using the 3-Needle BO. Zipper is sewn onto the CO edge.

Yarn: Knitpicks Yarns Kindred (68% Baby Alpaca, 32% Peruvian Pima Cotton; 115 yards / 50g: Total: 7 skeins: # 28684 Driftwood (MC), 2 skeins each: # 28680 Goldenrod (C1), # 28679 Spice (C2).
Pillow I: 4 skeins: # 28684 Driftwood (MC), 1 skein each: # 28680 Goldenrod (C1), # 28679 Spice (C2).
Pillow II: 3 skeins: #28684 Driftwood (MC), 1 skein each: # 28680 Goldenrod (C1), # 28679 Spice (C2).