PARALLEL Lines by Laura Strutt


October 2018
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in Htr
6.0 mm (J)
350 - 383 yards (320 - 350 m)
63cm (25in) square
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The surface of a cushion panel made with simple stitches can be embellished by working surface crochet across the right side of the fabric. This cushion makes use of variegated yarns for added contrast.


Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic, approx. 156m/170yd per 100g/3½ oz ball) Aran (worsted) weight yarn: 2 balls of shade Silver Grey 149 (A)

Lion Brand Landscapes (100% acrylic, approx. 134m/147yd per 100g/3½ oz ball) Aran (worsted) weight yarn: 1 ball of shade Desert Spring 204 (B)

Hook: 6mm (US size J/10) hook

Notions: 63cm (25in) square cushion pad

Cushion cover or fabric to create backing

Yarn needle


The yarn amount given for PARALLEL Lines will make a single cushion panel to attach to a separate cushion cover/backing. Should you wish to make a full cushion cover, you will require more of your main yarn (A)

A passionate textile designer, Laura is multi-craftual, enjoying all aspects of sewing, weaving, crochet, knitting and thoroughly enjoys adding a handmade touch to everyday life. Discover more of Laura’s designs, techniques guides and crafty inspiration on her website

Modern Crocheted Blankets, Throws & Cushions by Laura Strutt, published by CICO Books (£12.99)

Photography by Emma Mitchell © CICO Books