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Crystal Palace Yarns - free knit pillow pattern


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Merino 5
Cabled Stadium Pillow

Designed by Yuke Hong for Crystal Palace Yarns

Description:  Go to the stadium in style and comfort with this team-colored knit stadium pillow.  This pillow was knitted in UC Berkeley ("Cal") team colors.  Substitute your own home team colors for MC and CC, and enjoy the game!

Level:  Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (knowledge of basic cables recommended)

Size:  16" x 16"


Gauge:  17 sts=4 in Cable Pattern with Merino 5 doubled

Abbreviations:  beg- beginning; BO- bind off; C6L- cable 6 left (slip next 3 stitches on cable needle and hold in front of work, knit next 3 stitches, then knit the 3 stitches off the cable needle; CO- cast on; k- knit; p- purl; pm- place marker;rep- repeat; rnd- round; sc- single crochet; st(s) - stitches


With MC held doubled, CO 128 sts.  PM to mark beg of rnd.  Join and begin Cable Pattern:

Rnd 1-10:  *k6, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 11:  *C6L, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Work Rnds 1-11, 6 times total.  Then repeat Rnds 1-10 once more. 


Hold the pillow flat so there is one purl st on each side of folded edge.  With CC held doubled, work sc on top edge.   Insert pillow form and complete bottom same as the top.  Weave in all ends.


Pattern Copyright 2011 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Merino 5 are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.


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or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988, fax: 510-237-9809


November 2011