Sweet and Simple Cushion by Littletheorem

Sweet and Simple Cushion

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Knitting
October 2014
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 15 - 10.0 mm
219 yards (200 m)
One size: to fit a 40cm x 40cm cushion pad
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A cute cushion cover that knits up quickly using chunky pencil roving. This is a simple knit which uses a couple of clever techniques to give a neat finish. You cast on using a figure-8 cast on so there is no seam at the bottom. Then you use a three-needle bind off at the top with the cushion pad inside so there is no seaming at all. This is a quick knit that would make a great housewarming gift, maybe knit up two or three in complementary colours.

Yarn: Corriedale Pencil Roving
2 x 200g skeins at 130m/143yds per skein

Gauge: 8.5sts and 11 rows = 10cm in stocking stitch with 10mm/US 15 needles

Needles: One 10mm/US 15 100cm/40”
circular needle for working magic loop, one spare straight needle.

Extras: Two stitch markers, crochet hook for weaving in ends, one 40cm x 40cm cushion pad

Dimensions:To fit a 40cm x 40cm cushion pad.

Techniques You need to be able to knit in the round using magic loop, work a figure-8 cast on, and work a three-needle bind off.