Navajo cushion cover by Jo Storie

Navajo cushion cover

August 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
7.0 mm
360 yards (329 m)
One size to fit bolster style cushion
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A Native American inspired bolster cushion cover.

“A little bit of pattern goes a long way. Try pom poms or tassels on either end of the bolster for a truly artisan look“.
- Jo Storie

To fit a bolster style cushion:
Width 17cm (approx 7in)
Length 45cm (approx 18in)

Ability: Intermediate

You will need:
• one pair 7mm (US 10½) straight needles
• a tapestry needle for sewing
• row counters
• 6 x 3cm (1¼in) buttons.

Skills required
• You will need to be able to work in fairisle and intarsia and follow a pattern chart.
• You will also need to know how to work a simple moss stitch pattern and understand short row shaping.

Yarn shade:
Col A 954 Steel Grey Suffolk - 2 balls/skeins - 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)
Col B 952 Mid Brown Jacob - 1 ball/skein - 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)