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                               Stay At Home Cushion CAL


A free pattern to learn some new stitches and hook up a beautiful cushion cover
I used Double Knit yarn and a 4mm hook which should make a cushion to fit a 40cm cushion pad


R1: Ch60 make a Double Crochet in the
second chain from the hook and in each chain to the end.
R2 chain 2 and make 1 half treble into the head of each stitch along the row
R3 Change colour, chain 1 and make 1 double crochet into each stitch
R4 Change colour back to the colour you used in row 2 and repeat row 2
R5 V Stitch change colour chain 3 *skip 1 then 2
trebles in the next stitch* repeat to the end then make a treble in the last
stitch
R6 change colour, chain 3 and make 2 trebles between each pair of trebles
from the previous row, repeat to the end. Make 1 treble in the last stitch
R7 change colour and repeat R6
R8 change colour, chain 1 make 1 double crochet in each stitch
R9 Linen Stitch - change colour chain 1, skip 1 make 1 double crochet in the
next stitch repeat to the end
R10 change colour, repeat R9
R11 change colour repeat R9 
R12 change colour repeat R9 
 
R13 change colour chain 3 and make 1 treble in the head of each stitch
R14 change colour, repeat R13
R15 change colour, repeat R13
R16 Change colour, chain 1 and make 1 double crochet into each stitch
R17 Bobble Stitch - chain 1, make 1 double crochet into each stitch
R18 chain 1 and make 1 double crochet in each of the next 2 stitches then make
a bobble, *yarn over with your contrasting colour, pull up a loop then insert
hook into the next stitch, yarn over with contrasting colour and pull through
first 2 loops on your hook * repeat from * to * 4 more times (5 contrasting
colour loops on your hook) then yarn over with the main colour and pull through
all the loops on your hook. Hold the contrast colour yarn above the next
stitches to be worked then make 1 double crochet with the main colour in the
next stitch to close the bobble. Make 1 double crochet in each of the next 4
stitches making sure you are crocheting over the contrasting colour too. Make a
bobble in the next stitch then 5 double crochets and continue with this pattern
to the end of the row and finish with 2 double crochets in each of the last 2
stitches
R19 chain 1 and make 1 double crochet in each stitch
R20 change colour chain 2 and 1 half treble in each stitch
R21 Fan Stitch - change colour join new colour, *skip 2 stitches then make 5
double trebles in the third stitch, skip 2 stitches then slip stitch in the
next stitch* then repeat from * to * (10 fans)
R22 change colour and turn your work to hook back along the row. Chain 4 and
make 2 double trebles into the first stitch. *Skip 2 stitches then slip stitch
in the next stitch in the centre of the fan. Skip 2 stitches then make 5 trebles
into the slip stitch of the row below* Repeat to last 3 stitches then make 3
double trebles in the last stitch.
 
R23 change colour chain 1, 1double crochet in the first stitch then 1 half
treble and 1 treble in the next stitches, *1 half treble, 2 double crochet, 1
half treble, 1 treble an 1 treble across the top of the stitches that make up
the first fan * .repeat from * to * across the top of the next 8 fans then 1
half treble, 1 double crochet and 1 double crochet across the top of the last
half fan. 
R24 chain 3 and make 1 treble in each stitch
R25 change colour chain 3 and make 1 treble in each stitch
R26 change colour chain 1 and make 1 double crochet in each stitch
R27 Narrow Waves chain 1, 1 double crochet
in first stitch * 1 double crochet, 1 half treble, 1 half treble, 1 treble, 1
treble, 1 double treble, 1 double treble, 1 double treble, 1 treble, 1 treble, 1
half treble, 1 half treble, 1 double crochet, 1 double crochet * repeat from *
to * along the row and 1 double crochet in the last stitch.
R28 change colour chain 3 and 1 double treble in the first stitch*, 1 double treble, 1
treble, 1 treble, 1 half treble, 1 half treble, 1 double crochet, 1 double
Crochet, 1 double crochet, 1 half treble, 1 half treble, 1 treble, 1 treble, 1
double treble., 1 double treble * repeat from * to * across the row and make 1
double treble in the final stitch
R29 change colour, make 1 double crochet then repeat row 27
R30 change colour chain 3 * 1 treble, 1 treble, 1 treble, 1 half treble, 1  half treble, 1 double crochet, 1 double
crochet, 1 double crochet, 1 double crochet, 1 half treble, 1 half treble, 1
half treble, 1 treble, 1 treble * repeat from * to * across the row ending with
1 treble in the last stitch
R31 change colour chain 1 and make 1 double crochet in each stitch
R32 Repeat R17
R33 Repeat R18
 R34 Repeat R19
R35 change colour, Granny Clusters - chain
3 * miss 2 stitches, make 3 trebles in the next stitch* repeat from* to * along
the row and make 1 treble in the last stitch
R36 change colour chain 3 and make 1 treble
in the first gap on the row below and 3 trebles in each gap across the row,
make 2 trebles in the last space.
R37 change colour and chain 3, make 3
trebles in the first gap and each gap across the row finishing with 1 treble in
the chain 3 from the previous row
R38 change colour chain 2 and make 1 half
treble in each stitch
R39 change colour, chain 2 and make 1 half
treble in each stitch
R40 change colour Bean Stitch chain 3, insert hook into next stitch, pull up a loop
loosely and pull it to the same height as the chain 3. Yarn over, insert hook
into same stitch, pullup another loop again pulling it to the same height as
the previous loop. Repeat till you have 6 loops on your hook then yarn over and
pull through all 6 loops. Chain 1 to secure the stitches. Skip 1 stitch then
make another bean, remember to pull it to the same height as your first bean.
Repeat to the end of the row. (29 beans)
R41 change colour, attaching at the end of
Row 40 to work back along the row so the beans lean the other way. Turn work
and chain 3 then make 1 bean in the chain 1 of the row below. Repeat along the
row making the last bean in the turning chain.
 
R42 repeat row 40
 
R43 repeat row 41
 
R44 change colour, chain 2 and make 1 half
treble in each stitch
 
R45 change colour, chain 1 and make 1
double crochet in each stitch

R46 chain 2 and make 1 half treble in each
stitch

R47 change colour chain 1 and make 1 double
crochet in each stitch

R48 change back to previous colour and repeat
R46

R49 Repeat R45 
Sew in your ends. You could use fleece or fabric for the Back
of the cushion but I like a felted jumper. Put a wool jumper in the washing
machine with something heavy like the bath mat or a couple of pairs of jeans
then wash on a hot wash. The fibres of the woolly jumper will knit together and
felt so it will not unravel when you cut it.
Cut 2 back pieces, each 2/3 of the size of the front of the
cushion so you get a good overlap on your envelope back.
To make the decorative edge   Row 1 attach the yarn and make double crochets
evenly along  the edge of your rectangle
leaving 1cm clear at each end ( the seam allowance) where you will attach it to
the front.
A 3 mm hook should push through the jumper but if it is too
tricky you could sew a row of blanket stitch instead.
Mark the position of three buttons evenly across the width
of the piece of jumper with a pin.
Row 2 chain 1 and make 1 double crochet in each stitch to
the first pin then chain4 and skip 2 stitches, double crochet in the third
stitch to make the button hole. Make a double crochet in each stitch to the
next pin chain 4 and skip 2 stitches and make the second button hole continue
in the same way and make the third button hole. Finish off and weave in the
end.
Repeat Row 1 on the top edge of the second rectangle for the
envelope back to give it a neat finish.
Place both back pieces on top of the crochet front with right
sides facing and the two back pieces overlapping. Pin and sew all the way round
the edge.
Turn right side out and sew on the buttons.
CHAIN (ch) slip knot on hook, yarn over, pull through loop
on hook
SLIP STITCH (s/s)insert hook, yarn over, pull loop through the
loop on your hook
DOUBLE (dc) Insert hook, yarn over, 2 loops on hook, yarn
over and pull through both loops
   TREBLE
(tr)Yarn over, insert hook into circle, yarn over, bring hook out (3 loops on
hook), yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook (2 loops left on hook) yarn over and pull through
the remaining 2 loops.
            HALF TREBLE (htr)Yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop
back through the stitches (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through 3 loops
on hook
      DOUBLE TREBLE (dtr) yarn over twice, insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back
through the stitches ( 4 loops on the hook) yarn over, pull through the first
two loops,(3 loops on hook) yarn over, pull through the second two loops, yarn
over and pull through final two loops on the hook



Need a bit more help - check out my videos 

Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 1  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwacSQ2vQ2k&t=17s
Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45QxPtNvEf0&t=22s

Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 3  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTUtpybxU2c&t=7s
Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 4  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htmhW6uVjfM

Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFAyu96lsmE&t=13s

Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJZ8B9T5d5w

Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 7 https://youtu.be/6hbpNZ0HQNE

Stay at Home Cushion CAL Part 8 https://youtu.be/4qF_wDje64I