Candy Corn Cushion by Emma Lamb
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Candy Corn Cushion

Crochet
September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
3.0 mm
850 yards (777 m)
one size

How many times have you splurged on a gorgeous skein of sock yarn, or beautiful hand-dyed 4ply, only to have it languish at the bottom of your stash basket awaiting the perfect project to make the most of its beauty? If it’s more than you care to mention, then this cushion cover might just be the one to finally tempt you into winding one or two of those precious skeins into a ball. The popcorn stitches - an absolute joy to crochet - are so good at making the most of variegated yarns by showing off every colour to maximum effect, and the white background really makes those popcorns pop!

The pattern is written using standard UK terms and includes clear chart for the front and back panel of the cushion.

FINISHED SIZE
35cm (14 inches) in diameter.

GUAGE
6 rounds of circular motif worked in treble stitches with 12 stitch increase each round = 10cm (4 inches) diameter.

YARN
Rowan Wool Cotton, two in 483 / White.
Skein Queen Squash, one each in Cupcake Sprinkles, Speackled Elves.

MATERIALS
5 x 1.5cm (5/8 inch) buttons.
35cm (14 inch) round cushion.

SKILL LEVEL / DIFFICULTY
Experienced beginner / Easy

CROCHET SKILLS
Basic and intermediate stitches, and working in the round.