Cushion and pillow covers with cable designs. Many of the patterns are free
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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.
Cozy Cable Pillow
Cushion cover with diamond and rope cables. Designed by Maritime Family Fiber. Aran weight yarn.
20 inch square pillow knit with a 10 row repeat cable panel. Designed by Joann. Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Big Twist® Natural Blend yarn at Joann
- Get the recommended 20" square pillow form at Amazon
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.
More Free Patterns
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
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.
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.
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.
Patterns for Purchase
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.
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