|Cables and Braids Pillow
Using worsted weight yarn and size 7 to 9 needles...
Note: pbs -- pass yarn to back, slip the last stitch.
pys -- pass yarn to front, slip the last stitch.
C4F -- put next two stitches onto cable hook, held to front. K2, K2 from cable hook.
C4B -- same, but hold cable hook to back.
C6F -- put next three stitches onto cable hook, held to front. K3, K3 from cable hook.
C6B -- same, but hold cable hook to back.
Pillow Side (make 2)
Cast on 43 stitches with MC.
Row 1: Knit across, pass yarn to front, and slip the last stitch.
Rows 2, 4: K4, P4, K2, P4, K3, P9, K3, P4, K2, P4, K3, pys.
Row 3: K1, P3, C4F, P2, C4F, P3, C6B, K3, P3, C4B, P2, C4B, P3, pbs.
Row 5: K1, P3, C4F, P2, C4F, P3, K3, C6F, P3, C4B, P2, C4B, P3, pbs.
Repeat rows 2-5 until side is roughly square.
Repeat row 2 one more time, then row 1.
Stitch two sides together with whip stitch, using same color yarn and crochet hook
(size G or H) or yarn needle, leaving an opening of roughly two inches. Fold inside out
(if desired; this rounds out the edges better). Stuff, then finish final seam, continuing
in whip stitch. Weave in all ends.