Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Striped Crochet Cushion Cover




Hello friends, I love small projects, especially when they come to life out of yarn scrapes. In this post I will show you how to make one just like mine. 

Materials
  • Yarn: Nako/ Super Inci Hit. Wool 25% premium acrylic 75%, 3.5 oz./100 gram, 197 yd./ 180 mt.
  • Colors numbers: 2 skeins of navy blue 3088, one skein of each: white 208, honey 256, grey 193, maroon 999, and dark jeans blue 2273.
  • Hook: 5 mm, US size H.
  • Six buttons, 0.75”/ 2 cm diameter, colors matching yarn, mine were two honey white, two grey and two maroon.
  • Tapestry needle.

Cushion measurements:

Length: 19.5”/ 50 cm
Width: 16.5”/ 42 cm



The instructions are written in US terms

Level: Easy

Crochet terms:

ch: chain
sl st: slip stitch
sc: single stitch
dc: double stitch

The instructions

Note: color sequence is your own choice. First, change color after row 3, then after every two more rows.
Note: always skip the 2 dc, and make 2 dc in ch 1 or ch 2 space.

Front:

Piece 1 (make two)

Follow pattern 1

Row 1: Chain 4, sl st to first ch.

Row 2: Ch 3, dc 2, ch 1, dc 2, turn.                       
                                
Row 3: Ch 3, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3  of previous row, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 2, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) twice, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 6: Ch 4, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 3 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 7: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) twice, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 3 times, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 1, dc 1) in ch 4 of previous row , turn.

Row 8: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 5 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 2 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 9: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 3 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 5 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 10: Ch 4, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 6 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 3 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 11: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 4 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 6 times, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 1, dc 1) in ch 4 of previous row, turn.

Row 12: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 8 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 4 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 13: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 5 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 8 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 14: Ch 4, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 9 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 5 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 15: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 6 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 9 times, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 1, dc 1) in ch 4 of previous row, turn.

Row 16: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 11 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 6 times, ch 1, dc in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 17: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 7 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 11 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 18: Ch 4, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 12 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 7 times, ch 1, dc 2, in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 19: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 8 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 12 times, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 1, dc 1) in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 20: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 14 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 8 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 21: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 9 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 14 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 22: Ch 4, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 15 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 9 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 23: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 10 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 15 times, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 1, dc 1) in ch 4 of previous row, turn.

Row 24: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 17 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 11 times, turn.

Row 25: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 11 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 17 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 26: Ch 4, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 18 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 11 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 27: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 12 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 18 times, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 1, dc 1) in ch 3 of previous row, turn. Weave in loose ends.

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Piece 2 (make two)

Follow pattern 2

Row 1: Chain 4, sl st to first ch.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc 2, ch 2, dc 2, turn.                                  
                     
Row 3: Ch 3, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, ch 1, dc in second ch of first ch 2, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 6: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) twice, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 7: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) twice, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) twice, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 8: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 3 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) twice, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 9: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 3 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 3 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 10: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 3 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 3 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 11: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 4 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 4 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 12: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 5 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 4 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 13: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 5 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 5 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 14: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 6 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 5 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 15: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 6 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 6 times, ch 1, dc 2, in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 16: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 7 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 6 times, ch 1, dc in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 17: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 7 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 7 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 18: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 8 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 7 times, ch 1, dc 2, in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 19: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 8 times, (dc 2, ch 2, dc 2) in ch 2 space, (ch 1, dc 2 in ch 1 space) 8 times, ch 1, dc 2 in ch 3 of previous row, turn.

Row 20: sl st to first ch 1 space, ch 1, sc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 1, hdc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 1 (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 6 times, dc 2 in ch 2 space, turn.

Row 21: Ch 3, (dc 2 in ch 1 space, ch 1) 3 times, ch 1, hdc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 1, sc 2 in next ch 1 space, turn.

Row 22: sl st to second ch 1 space of previous row, ch 1, sc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 1, hdc 2 in next ch 1 space, ch 1 dc 2 in ch 1 space of previous row, cut yarn.

The patterns are drawn also, if you crochet following drawn pattern.  Sew the pieces together as shown in drawing.

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Making button bands


Bind on dark blue navy yarn to the beginning of one of the short sides of the front (width), ch 2, dc 67, and picking up the stitches tidily, through the side.   
Crochet two more rows, cut yarn.


Back:

Using navy blue.
1st row: Ch 70, dc in the third ch, dc in each ch to end of row, turn. (68 st)
2nd- 44th row: Ch 2 (count as dc), dc in each dc to end of row, turn.
Making buttonholes: 
45th row: ch 2, dc 10, *skip 1 st, ch 1, dc 8, repeat from * 4 more times, skip 1 st, ch 1, dc 11, turn.
46th row: ch 2, dc 10, *dc in ch 1 space, dc 8, repeat 4 more times, dc in ch 1 space, dc 11, cut yarn.



Finishing the cushion

weave in loose ends
Flip the button band in front to inside and sew the short ends on sides. Sew the three sides of the back and front of cushion together from inside, sew buttons on button band.


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