Fiesta Cushion by Nicky Hale (issue 68)
Photography by Leanne Dixon
This colourful cushion was inspired by the yarnâ€™s rich colour palette.
â— Jarol Heritage DK, 55% wool/25% acrylic/ 20% nylon, 100g/250m/273yds
Yarn A: Spice 150 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Rust 132 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Teal 131 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Lime 137 x 1 ball
â— 6mm hook
â— Bent-ended wool needle
â— Bolster cushion pad, 15cm/6in diameter, 41cm/16Â¼in long
â— Debbie Abrahams beads, size 6, one pack each in Bronze 601 and Blue 46
â— Sewing needle and thread
â— Piece of A5 card
You can use any DK weight wool blend to achieve a similar effect.
Work 18 sts and 10 rows in beaded ripple pattern to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in after blocking using 6mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Cover fits cushion pad 15cm/6in diameter, 41cm/16Â¼in long.
Nicky has worked in the craft marketing/PR industry for 14 years. Sheâ€™s been an avid crafter since the age of 10, inspired by her creative grandmother, and can be found on Etsy, Ravelry and Blogger as alifelikevera.
Designer: Nicky Hale
Price: Magazine Only
Yarn Type: DK
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