Cushy by Claire Walls

Cushy

Knitting
December 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in Colour work
US 7 - 4.5 mm
560 - 600 yards (512 - 549 m)
One Size
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Say hello to Cushy, a squishy and colourful new addition to your home! Knit in the round this pattern gives you the option of a simple, enclosed cushion, or if you are feeling adventurous a steeked version with ribbed edging! If you would like to try steeking but have never done it before I’ve included instructions!

Materials:

Blacker Yarns Blacker Swan DK, 50g 110m (119yds)

Option1:
3 balls Gorse (MC)
2 balls Stone (CC)

Option 2:
3 balls Sand (MC)
1 ball Buttonweed (CC1)
1 ball Stone (CC2)
1 balls Gorse (CC3)

Gauge:

6 sts x 8 rows in Colour work = 1 inch /2.5 cm after blocking.

Needles

4.5 mm (US 6) circular needle with a 32 inch cable, or size to obtain gauge.

Finished Dimensions:

One Size

15” / 38 cm wide x 13” / 33cm high.

Notions:

Tapestry needle
Stitch markers
Cushion Inner
Scrap Yarn (for steeking)
Crochet hook (for steeking)
Sharp Scissors (for steeking)

Skill Level:

2 of 5