Coral reef cushion. Plain cushion cover with a ruffled border and appliques. Combined knitting and crochet tutorial pattern instant download -- Olga Andrew Designs Pattern 035
A knitted and crocheted Coral Reef cushion is an original and excellent home accessory and a wonderful gift for any occasion.
This is a step-by-step tutorial for cushion which have been hand knitted and crocheted. The pattern includes detailed photos with instructions how to make it -- useful for beginners.
This pattern uses only basic stitches, so beginners should have no problem with it. It is written in English using Standard US crochet and knitting terminology (with UK crochet terminology equals if necessary).
Skill level: easy (you only need basic knitting and crochet skills).
Materials you will need: 1) crochet yarn (I used Premium Acrylic DK yarn) snow-white (approx. 320 g for cushion cover without corals + some amount for corals optional, 100g x 300m), any shades of red, pink, lilac, cream (about 900 g optional). Total weight of cushion cover with corals is 1 kg 230 g (weight of cushion pad/filling not included). 2) tapestry needles 5 mm; 3) crochet hook (I used hook size H8/5mm); 4) 6 buttons; 5) tapestry needle.
This pattern is for a cushion measuring approximately 50 cm (about 20 inches) square.
The size of the cushion cover will vary depending on the type of yarn, hook and needle size and how tightly you knit or crochet.
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