Crystal Palace Yarns
Free Knit School Colors
Choose a pair of colors from the
in Cotton Chenille and knit a school colors pillow.
Above is a Blue-and-Gold pillow for UC
a Go Bears! theme
School Colors Pillow
Designed and Knit by
Yuke Hong, UC Alumnae
Send your favorite student off to college
with a school colors pillow!
Finished size: 14" x 14"
Cotton Chenille - 50 grs.
6 balls #9717 "navy" - Color A
2 balls #1317 "buttercup" - Color B
US Size 10 Crystal Palace Bamboo or
1 cable needle
1 - 14" pillow form
Gauge: 11.5 sts/4 inches in garter st holding 2 strands
of Cotton Chenille together
(gauge is not very important)
Cast on 20 sts (double stranded) in Color A and 20 sts in
Knit all Color A section in garter st (K all rows)
Knit all color B section in St st with 6 st cable inserted with a P st border
every 12 rows.
Twist colors A & B to prevent hole at the center of each row.
Color A section: - all K rows
Color B section: - All Even rows: P6,
K1, P6, K1, P6
Color B section: - All Odd Rows except
row 11: K6, P1, K6, P1, K6
Color B section: - Row 11: Work Cable
row this way: K6, P1, put 3 sts on cable needle hold in front of work, k3 sts,
k3 sts from cable needle, p1, k6
Repeat these 12 rows until pillow measures 14" from beg.
On next Wrong Side (WS) row, knit across all in color A
and work back of pillow in Color A entirely in garter st for 14
Sew 2 sides of pillow from WS, then reverse cover, insert 14"
pillow form and sew remaining side.
If you make a Cotton Chenille
School Colors Pillow, send us a photo with your name, school name and
city, state and we'll share your school spirit and a link to your school with
2 Links to school colors:
Crystal Palace Yarns 160 23rd St, Richmond, CA
phone: 510-237-9988, fax: 510-237-9809
email: cpyinfo at straw.com
copyright 2006 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. -
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