Dish Cloths, Cushion, Cozies and other home decor projects with cable designs. Many of the patterns are free
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All Wrapped Up Dishcloth
Dish or wash cloth or afghan block knit with a trellis cable pattern with wrapped stitches. Size 9” by 8”, but the pattern can be easily adjusted. Designed by Megan Quinn. Worsted weight yarn.
Cables and Lace Dishcloth
Dish or wash cloth knit with an 8 row repeat pattern of thick cables and lovely open lace. Size 10" x 10" (25cm x 25cm). Designed by Willow Yarns Design Team. Aran weight yarn.
Banyan Tree Dishcloth or Blanket
Matching dishcloth and blanket designed timeless cable trees adapted from Barbara Walker’s Treasuries. Practice on the block for a cloth or afghan and then knit on a blanket with either one or 4 tree motifs on a garter rib background. Designed by Margaret MacInnis. Aran weight yarn. Pictured project by designer and francestyas
- Get the free DISHCLOTH knitting pattern
- Get a free BLANKET knitting pattern
- Get a sampler BANYAN LOVE baby blanket knitting pattern
Haworth Hot Water Bottle Cozy
Cabled hot water bottle cover with a cable pattern on front filled with seed stich and decorated with bobbles. Back stockinette with a button flap for easy access. Designed by Julie Zaichuk-Ryan. Aran weight yarn.
Iron Gate Dishcloth
Cable dishcloth designed to showcase a variety of cable stitch patterns. Braids, twists, and traveling cables - this tiny project has them all. The garter stitch border frames the cables and keeps the edges from rolling. Designed by Amie Palmer. Worsted weight yarn.
Lattice Cable Cozy and 4 other Plant Cozies
5 different patterns for covers for plant containers including a Lattice Cable design in a 6 row repeat. The other plant cozy patterns include: Jute, Herringbone, Garter Stitch, Stockinette. Designed by Brome Fields. The designs use from 60 - 140 yards (55 - 128 m) of worsted weight yarn and take from 3 to 10 hours to knit. Sizes: 4″ or 5” diameter container depending on pattern. The designer even includes planting notes. Web version is free. PDF can be purchased
- Get the free Lattice knitting pattern - web version
- Get the other free plant cozy patterns - web versions
- See the PDF patterns on Etsy
Celtic Cables Dishcloth
A twist on your basic dishcloth - a cable twist that is! Size 8½" [21.5 cm] square. Designed by Lily / Sugar'n Cream. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by designer and ThirdGrace97
Ice Castles and Poetry Reading Pillows
Cushion covers knit with diamond lattice cables. Size Approx. 41 x 44 cm - Fits cushion size 45 x 45 cm. Designed by DROPS design. DK weight yarn.
Owl Cup Cozie Free Pattern
Wide awake owls keep your cup warm and your hands cool. This cable pattern could easily be adapted to decorate blankets, cardigans, and pillows.
Cozy Cable Pillow
Cushion cover with diamond and rope cables. Designed by Maritime Family Fiber. Aran weight yarn.
Cabled Ottoman Cover
Dress up an inexpensive ottoman cube with Julie Farmer’s Aran design.
20 inch square pillow knit with a 10 row repeat cable panel. Designed by Joann. Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
2 individual elegant wreath patterns knit with stylish cables. Cozy Winter Sweater Wreath knit flat in super bulky yarn designed by Denielle Widener. Winter Wreath with cables that look like branches knit flat in Aran yarn designed by Claire Slade.
- Get the free Cozy Winter Sweater Wreath knitting pattern
- Get the free Winter Wreath knitting pattern
- Get the wreath forms at Amazon
Cornish Cable Rug
Beautiful, modern Chunky Rug was inspired by the Cornish Countryside and Coast. Designed by Sarah Murray from the Cornish Knitting Company for Deramore's. Kit also available.
- Get the free knitting pattern - at Deramore's add the pattern to your cart and "check out" without payment to get the link to the pattern
- Get the kit
Cabled placemat inspired by a Russian art gallery. Designed by Iris Alessi. Fingering weight yarn. Available in English and Portuguese.
Stash n Store Set
This organizer set includes a Sofa Caddy, Basket, and Door Hanger knit with moss stitch and cables in chunky yarn. Designed by Nicola Valiji. Note that this pattern requires registration of your email and log in at the Let’s Knit website. Some times their site is very slow. I am not associated with Let’s Knit so if you have issues with their website, you must contact them.
- Get the free knitting pattern for registration at Let’s Knit
- FREE 30 day trial subscription to Let’s Knit digital version on Amazon
One Skein Rug
Art Fiend’s shoe rug features interesting cable and textures and is great for stashbusting. Other Ravelrers have added fringe or used this pattern for table runners and other projects.
A 14-row intertwined cable design creates a stunning cushion cover. Designed by Caron. Aran weight yarn.
Two ways to get the pattern.
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version
- Get the free knitting pattern - pdf version
- Get the recommended Caron® One Pound™ yarn
- Get 20" [51 cm] pillow form
Art Deco Table Runner
Cabled table runner designed to be 11x54 inches or 28x137 centimeters. Designed by Dawn Martin. Pictured project by Collienchen who knit a shortened version with one skein of yarn.
XOXO Coffee Sleeve
Laura’s design features a cable pattern of XOXO so you can serve your coffee with hugs and kisses.
Hygge Chic Knit Pillow
This cushion features a cable motif to evoke the Danish word for enjoying a cozy and charming moment. Designed by Briana Kepner for Red Heart. There is also a crochet version. Worsted weight yarn.
Hanging Storage Bag
Originally designed to hold clothespins while hanging on a line or hanger, this cabled bag could easily be adapted for other uses where you want a hanging tote bag. I thought it might be useful to hang on a walker for example. About 12” x 12” (30cm x 30cm). Designed by Catherine Marcoux
Celtic Knit Aran Pillow
Cable cushion cover with Saxon Braid and Simple Braid cables. Simple Braid repeats after 4 rows; Saxon Braid repeats after 16 rows. Designed by Glenna C. for Canadian Living. Pictured project by MarWhite who has some notes. Aran weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page for ERRATA
- See more Knitting Patterns by Glenna C.
Embossed Turtle Cloth
A unique 3 dimensional turtle. Designed by SmarieK. Row by row instructions. Pictured project by calanau
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- See a baby blanket pattern using this turtle stitch by Heather Anderson
Easy Oversized-Cable Pillow
Pillow cover features a large central cable in front and button fastening in back. Finished pillow cover measures 20” x 20” (51 x 51 cm). Quick knit in jumbo yarn. Designed by Stacey Gerbman for Red Heart.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the 20 x 20 pillow insert on Amazon
- See more Super Bulky Yarn Knitting Patterns
Diamond Cushions & Throw
Matching pillows and blanket featuring different stitch squares including Coin Cable, Diamond Cable, Small Cable Diamonds, Twigs, that are then assembled. The pattern includes instructions for adding beads but you can leave those off. Sizes Cushion: 23.5" (60 cm) square. Throw: Approx 46" x 60" (116 x 152 cm) Designed by Martin Storey. Worsted weight yarn. Originally was done as a KAL.
Patterns for Purchase
Large floor pillow pouf with a cable design that can be used as a seat or footstool. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Size 45 cm x 30 cm / 17.5 " x 11.8 " Designed by isWoolish
The braided detail and handles are knit as the basket is made. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. 8″ high x 26″ around
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- See a 2 pattern offer with this basket and the Oodles Basket pattern
- See more Super Bulky Yarn Knitting Patterns
Cabled Braid Bread Warmer
A cute and useful warmer to keep bread tasting fresh-out-of-the-oven good! Fill it a little or a lot — the cables squish down or stretch out to comfortably hold bread, rolls, muffins and more! Fits a dozen rolls or 1 round loaf. Finished size is 8″T all x 8 1/2″ base diameter. Designed by Bekah Knits
Bunny Rabbit Cup Sleeve
Adorable cable bunny with the long ears and big bobble tail is a perfect design for a cup cozy. Designed by WomanOnTheWater.
Knitted Folding Craft/knitting Storage Bag/basket
Full instructions are included to knit the cover for a folding frame and to assemble the cover to create a lovely craft storage bag. You will also need a frame for the craft bag, measuring 28cm x 28cm, with an opening gusset of 22cm x 15cm.. Designed by Sarah Dennis / Murray. Aran weight yarn
- Get the knitting pattern on Loveknitting
- Get a knitting basket frame on Etsy
- See more designs by Sarah
Bob and Weave Pillow
The centerpiece of this textured pillow is the wide center cable, which is simply composed of two big cable twists worked side by side. On either side of this center cable are cable waves that mirror each other. As each wave changes direction, you work a bobble, adding even more gratifying texture to this pillow. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by SweaterBabe.com.
The unique cabled letters spell out “coffee” and “tea” in cursive in these statement cup cosies. Knit with 50 (55) yds sport-weight yarn. Fastened with ties to adapt to different sized mugs,
Cozy Pillows - 10 Creative Patterns to Add Warmth, Texture and Style to Your Home
These 10 designs are quick to knit for home décor while having fun with eye-catching stitch patterns. Designs include Eyelet Diamond and Cables, Cable Check, Six-Stitch Cable, Hourglass Eyelets, Imitation Lattice, Pinnacle Chevron, Ribbed Cables, Staghorn Cable, Bolster (with bobbles and cables), and Shadow Cable. Featuring yarn weights from light to super bulky, most pillows are for Easy or Easy-Plus skill level; the bolster is for Intermediate. The square pillows range from 12 to 20 inches across; the bolster is 14 inches long and 5 inches diameter. Available in ebook or paperback.
Celtic Oak and Rowan Pillows
These pillow cover patterns feature botanical leaf designs with celtic cable borders. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Barbara Pott.
Celtic Knot Pillow
Pattern is for two sizes – 16″/40 cm and 18″/45cm square pillow inserts and is knit using worsted/#4/aran weight yarn.
With the option of either an envelope or 3 button closure on the reverse, it will be easy to remove for laundering.
- Get the knitting pattern at Etsy
- See Celtic Knot Afghan Knitting Patterns
- Get square pillow inserts on Amazon