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I'm Kendra Nitta of missknitta's studio and I design handknits and modern quilts. My designs are available through my Craftsy store, and have appeared in many other books, magazines, and other ...

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Cabled Travel Pillow

from missknittas studio
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cabled Travel Pillow
Cabled Travel Pillow
Cabled Travel Pillow
Cabled Travel Pillow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cable
  • Read basic charts
  • I-cord
  • Pick up stitches
  • Provisional cast-on
  • Three-needle bind-off

Pattern Description:

Cabled trim and rugby stripes provide lots of interest to this quick-knit project. Fits easily over an airline pillow, or bring your own boudoir-size pillow and fasten it to your carry-on bag using a button and loop (as shown) or a drawstring (instructions provided).

The machine-washable yarn is super-soft in comes in a broad range of colors to combine for any age or gender. The perfect gift for every traveler.


20 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, unblocked
Check your gauge before you begin.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished length: 16 inches
  • Finished width: 11 inches


  • Yarn: Knit Picks Shine Sport (60% Pima Cotton, 40% Modal natural beech wood fiber; 110yd/50g): Main color/MC Cherry; Contrast color 1/CC1 Silver sage; Contrast color 2/CC2 Blush, 1 ball EACH
  • Needles: US4(3.5mm) 16-inch/40-cm circular needle
  • Spare needle in same size for three-needle bind-off

You Will Also Need:

  • Cable needle
  • Waste yarn
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker
  • 1 one-inch button (optional)