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How to Make a Tapestry Crochet Cushion
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How to Make a Tapestry Crochet Cushion

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1/2 day +

Refresh your home décor with a handmade tapestry crochet cushion that uses Knitcraft Cotton Blend. A great project to practice your colour work, with our tutorial, you’ll be all set to make a charming cushion cover while mastering the tapestry crochet technique.

 

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Important Information:
 

Yarn Type                                          Knitcraft Cotton Blend

Shades Used                                    

Grey (yarn A) x1

Hot Pink (yarn B) x1

Bright Blue (yarn C) x1

White (yarn D) x1

Teal (yarn E) x1

Mustard (yarn F) x1

 

Equipment    

5mm hook, darning needle, 40cmx40cm cushion pad.

 

Tension                                           

16 sts and 19 rows to 10cm using 5mm hook

 

Abbreviations

Ch – chain; Dc- double crochet; RS- right side

Cushion (make 2)

Using yarn A and 5mm hook ch 65.

Row 1: 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each st, turn. (64 sts)

Rows 2-8: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarn B.

Rows 9-14: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarn C.

Rows 15-16: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarns D and E.

Rows 17-32: Work rows 1-16 of Chart A using tapestry crochet method, changing to yarns F and A on row 9 of the Chart. 

Change to yarn C.

Rows 33-34: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarn F.

Rows 35-38: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarn E.

Rows 39-40: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarns B and D.

Rows 41-56: Work rows 1-16 of Chart B using tapestry crochet method, changing to yarns C and E on row 9 of Chart.

Change to yarn A.

Rows 57-58: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarn B.

Rows 59–62: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarns D and F.

Rows 63-70: work rows 1-8 of Chart C using tapestry crochet method.

Change to yarn C.

Rows 71-76: 1ch, 1dc into each st.

Fasten off.

 

Making up

With RS facing in, sew 3 edges of the cushion together using mattress st.

Turn cushion right side out and insert cushion pad.

Sew up the remaining side.

Helpful Docs & Software

Tapestry Crochet Cushion Charts

Charts A, B and C for Tapestry Crochet Cushion pattern

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