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Waddon Cushion Cover

Knitting
January 2013
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
360 yards (329 m)
One size only

This smart cabled cushion cover has a neat construction that avoids any sewing up. A three-needle cast off is used to make decorative side edges.

Size
One size only: to fit 40cm 16in cushion pad.
Actual cushion cover measures 36cm 14.25in square

Skills
Cables, simple reverse stocking stitch, three-needle cast off, picking up and knitting stitches

Yarn
Fyberspates Scrumptious Aran (45% silk, 55% merino; 100g skeins)
Rose Pink (408) 2 x 100g skeins

Needles and accessories
1 pair 4mm UK 8/US 6 knitting needles
1 pair 5mm UK 6/US 8 knitting needles
1 set 4.5mm UK 7/US 7 circular needles
2 spare needles of approximately 4.5mm UK 7/US 7
Cable needle (cn)
5 x buttons, approx 15-20mm 0.5-0.75in

Tension
18 sts and 23 rows to 10cm 4in over st st using 5mm needles
Cable panel meas 10cm 4in wide

Pattern Notes
The cable pattern is given in both written and charted formats.