Contemporary Cushion

Issue: 75

Contemporary Cushion by Susie Johns
Find the pattern in issue 75 of Inside Crochet magazine

Inspired by the “Contemporary” style that dominated interiors of the 1950s, here is a stylish cushion that would look good in any modern setting.


● Debbie Bliss Mia, 50% wool/50% cotton, 50g/100m/109yds
Yarn A: Ecru 02 x 6 balls
Yarn B: Corn 14 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Sky 04 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Robin Egg 05 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Mallard 18 x 1 ball
Yarn F: Silver 22 x 1 ball
Yarn G: Duck 06 x 1 ball
● 4.5mm hook
● Yarn needle
● Zip, 46cm/18in long
● Sewing needle
● Sewing thread to match zip


You can use any soft DK weight cotton or wool/cotton mix to achieve a similar effect.


Work 15dc and 19 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 4.5mm hook, or size required to
obtain tension.
Finished cushion cover measures 50 x 50cm/19½ x 19½in.


Susie Johns studied Fine Art at The Slade School before a career in publishing. She has written and illustrated more than 30 books on a variety of creative subjects – particularly knitting and crochet. Visit to find out more.


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Designer: Susie Jones

Household: Cushion/Pillow

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: DK

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