Fiesta Cushion

Issue: 68, 2015


Fiesta Cushion by Nicky Hale (issue 68)
Photography by Leanne Dixon

This colourful cushion was inspired by the yarn’s rich colour palette.

MATERIALS
● 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
● 6mm hook
● Bent-ended wool needle
● Bolster cushion pad, 15cm/6in diameter, 41cm/16¼in long
● Debbie Abrahams beads, size 6, one pack each in Bronze 601 and Blue 46
● Sewing needle and thread
● Piece of A5 card

YARN ALTERNATIVES
You can use any DK weight wool blend to achieve a similar effect.

TENSION
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.

MEASUREMENTS
Cover fits cushion pad 15cm/6in diameter, 41cm/16¼in long.

DESIGNER BIOGRAPHY
Nicky has worked in the craft marketing/PR industry for 14 years. She’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.

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Designer: Nicky Hale

Household: Cushion/Pillow

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: DK


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