DROPS Extra / 0-1316

Irish Winter Pillow by DROPS Design

Knitted pillow case with cables in 2 strands DROPS Alpaca.

DROPS design: Pattern no z-775
Yarn group A + A or C
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Measurements: Approx. 45 x 45 cm – casing fits a pillow sized 50 x 50 cm as it should stretch a bit to fit nicely.
Materials:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
350 g colour no 100, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CABLE NEEDLE - for cables.
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pattern type: pillows, pattern/technique: cable,

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GARTER ST (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.
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PILLOW:
Worked in the round.
Cast on 152 sts with 2 strands Alpaca on circular needle size 5 mm. Work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Then K 1 round while inc 20 sts evenly = 172 sts. Insert 1 marker in each side. Work * A.1a (= 2 sts), A.1b (= 26 sts), A.2 (= 30 sts), A.1b (= 26 sts), A.1c (= 2 sts) *, repeat from *-* 1 more time. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION Continue pattern like this until A.1 has been worked 5 times vertically. Work 2 ridges, AT THE SAME TIME on first round dec 20 sts evenly = 152 sts. Cast off.

ASSEMBLY:
Fold piece at the markers. Sew over side edge to edge in outer loops of edge sts. Fill the pillow casing with a pillow and then sew in bottom edge.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 1 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 1, K 1 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 1, K 1 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 1, P 1 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 1 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 2 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 2, P 1 from cable needle
= slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 2, K 2 from cable needle

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