Plain cushion cover with a ruffled border and flower appliques. Combined knitting and crochet tutorial pattern instant download -- Olga Andrew Designs Pattern 048.
A knitted and crocheted cushion with a ruffled border and flower appliques 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 (as a basic colour) and a few pale colours (peach, lilac, pink) for the flower's bordering. Total weight of the cushion cover with appliques is 396 g. 2) tapestry needles 5 mm; 3) crochet hook (I used hook size H8/5mm); 4) curtain rings 1.7-1.8 cm (17-18 mm); 5) 4 buttons; 6) tapestry needle. This pattern is for a cushion measuring approximately 36-40 cm (about 14-15 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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