Zion Grotto Pillows by Stana D. Sortor

Zion Grotto Pillows

July 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Zion Grotto patt.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1300 - 1348 yards (1189 - 1233 m)
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Southwest-inspired rows of fair isle are paired with textured sections for a pillow that will look great on your favorite chair. Knit one or several pillows as shown to complete the southwestern look.

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: Cascade Yarns ReBound (70% Polyester (Recycled PET), 30% Cotton (Recycled); 164 yards 150 meters / 100g 3.5 oz): Total: 7 skeins: # 01 Pearl (MC), 2 skeins each: # 07 Nectarine (C1), # 06 Chili (C2).
Pillow I: 4 skeins: # 01 Pearl (MC), 1 skein each: # 07 Nectarine (C1), # 06 Chili (C2).
Pillow II: 3 skeins: # 01 Pearl (MC), 1 skein each: # 07 Nectarine (C1), # 06 Chili (C2).