There ended up to be quite a bit more knitting to this pillow than I'd originally thought. But here it is - finally!
And a close-up of the side join:
The garter stripe you see on the back was my addition - I thought it would tie in the top flap with the rest of the pillow. Besides - I just got tired of cabling. ::wink::
Pattern - "Beachcombing" from Inspired Cable Knits.
Needles - size 7 KP Options.
Yarn - Primarily Pakucho cotton, the aqua stripe is Katia Pisco.
Buttons - Shell from my stash.
Changes - I added the garter stripe on the back and I did find myself meandering a bit with the cables. It's very easy to go your own way with the pattern and kind of fun too.
Final thoughts: This is very earthy, very organic, and I like it a lot. The knitting was easy (although there seemed to be an inordinate amount of it!), which lends itself well to a bit of Zen contemplation as you work. One caveat: The pillow form I had here at the house is too poofy for the pillow, so I'll probably end up replacing it at a later date.
Yeah - I'm satisfied. ::Grin:::