The Soldier's Quilt Cushion by Emma Varnam

The Soldier's Quilt Cushion

February 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
40 x 40cm/15¾ x 15¾in
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The Soldier’s Quilt Cushion by Emma Varnam was inspired by a 19th century soldier’s quilt in the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection.

Debbie Bliss Rialto DK 100% extra fine merino wool 50g/105m/115yds
• A: Claret 063 x 4 balls
• B: Charcoal 033 x 2 balls
• C: Ecru 002 x 1 ball
• D: Gold 045 x 1 ball
• E: Vintage Pink 066 x 1 ball
• F: Duck Egg 019 x 1 ball
• 1 x 3.5mm (US 4/E) crochet hook
• Tapestry needle
• 40 x 40cm/15¾ x 15¾in cushion pad

You can use any DK weight cotton to achieve a similar effect.

The blocked square motif measures 5 x 5cm/2 x 2in.
Use larger or smaller hook if necessary to obtain correct tension.

40 x 40cm/15¾ x 15¾in