Monday, January 27, 2014

Cabled Pillow

Here's the big reveal of the project I made with the fantastic cable pattern I found on Ravelry.  A purple pillow!

I truely love these cables.  They are fantastic to knit and look wonderful.

For the backside of the pillow, echoed the stripes from my first knit sweater.

The pillow was a Christmas gift to the ever-wonderful Pam from Gingerbread Snowflakes.  She is such a great source of positivity and inspiration in the world and I wanted to do something extra nice for her.

I also included a matching ornament made from the same yarn and plastic canvas that I cut into a heart.  The choice of plastic canvas is a nod to Pam's daughter, Diane of Crafty Pod who is a plastic canvas evangelist and inspired me with this ornament post.

11 Comments leave a comment

Great! I love cables and stripes.
1/27/2014 9:56 AM

Lynda M Otvos said ...
Sweet and so cute too. I love the stripey back.
1/27/2014 10:41 AM

futuregirl replied ...
Lynda M Otvos ... I just got your card. :) Thank you!
1/31/2014 8:17 PM

Gwen Flanagan said ...
That picture made me go "Oooohhh" instantly. So beautiful.

1/27/2014 8:43 PM

futuregirl replied ...
Gwen Flanagan ... Aw, thanks!
1/31/2014 8:17 PM

futuregirl replied ...
Gwen Flanagan ... Aw, thanks!
1/31/2014 8:17 PM

Anja said ...
I've received your snailmail! Writing one back, right now! :D
1/28/2014 3:08 PM

Sara Francombe said ...
Your projects are always so beautiful, I really wish I had your talent. :)
Also, I just wanted to say thank you for the postcard you sent. I tried to email you, but my email system kept telling me the email address couldn't be recognized. I'll be sure to post back as soon as I can.
Again such a beautiful pillow case. :) I love seeing your blog posts pop up. :)
1/31/2014 2:29 AM

futuregirl replied ...
Sara Francombe ... That's weird about the email. Try responding to this one. :) Glad you liked the postcard. Thank you for the sweet comment.
1/31/2014 8:20 PM

pam said ...
Even though I am a little late in finding this, wow! I am so glad you have shared the gifts you sent to me in this space as I had a terrible time getting the colors to render well - especially the heart - and they are all in my favorite colors! Every single stitch in the pillow cables, the stripes and the heart are perfect and serve not only to remind me that I am cared for but also serve as inspiration to improve my own stitches.

Besides friendship, I have found in this space a warm, talented and inspiring woman who so generously shares her time and creative genius. We are all richer for it and I thank you. AND wish you Happy Valentine's Day!
2/11/2014 1:44 PM
futuregirl replied ...
pam ... Happy Valentine's Day to you, too! :)
2/15/2014 9:07 PM


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