Sophisticated Cables Pillow

Add a bit of sophistication to your living space with this easy cabled pillow. This design features a classic cabled center panel along with a little twist in texture that is perfect for styling any room.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 16” square (to fit a 16” square pillow form)

Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking



Medium Weight Yarn Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 110 yards [101 meters]/50 grams): #24095 Delft Heather (4 balls)
Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm) straight or 24” circular needles
Notions: Markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, 16” pillow form

Special Stitches

8-st LC: Sl 4 sts on cn and hold to front, k4, k4 from cn.

Pattern Notes

The pillow is worked flat in pieces from the bottom-up and seamed together using Kitchener Stitch. 


Pillow (Make Two)

CO 78 sts.
K 3 rows.
Row 1 (RS): K20, p4, k8, p3, k8, p3, k8, p4, k20.
Row 2 (WS): P20, k4, p30, k4, p20.
Rows 3-8: Rep Rows 1-2, 3 times.
Row 9: K20, p4, 8-st LC, p3, 8-st LC, p3, 8-st LC, p4, k20.
Row 10: P20, k4, p30, k4, p20.
Rep Rows 1-10 until piece measures 15½”, ending with a WS row.
K 3 rows.
Loosely BO all sts.


Assembly: Place back and front pieces together with wrong sides facing and seam three sides using the Kitchener Stitch method. Place pillow form inside and seam along the last side.

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