Crochet this cheerful cushion in Carnaval yarn! The name says it all: this cushion is ready to party! The colourful yarn gives it a lively look and is also very light and soft. Read on for the pattern, and style your sofa, chair or bed with this colourful accessory!
Make this cheerful cushion with Phildar Carnaval. This braided, multicoloured yarn by Phildar gives it a stunning effect. The combination of cotton and acrylic makes it light and airy, suitable for various types of projects. What about crocheting a sweet cardigan for your daughter or a soft summery top? Which of these colour combinations are you going to choose?
What do you need?
- 12 balls Phildar Carnaval (we used colour 105)
- Crochet hook 4mm
- Inner cushion 50 x 50 cm (available at various home furnishing stores)
Pattern Crocheted cushion
Ch 6 and close with a sl st.
Row 1: ch 3 for the first dc, dc 11 in the ring (= 12 sts). End the row with a sl st.
Row 2: ch 3, dc in between 2 dc's of the previous row, ch 1. *Dc 2 in between the next 2 dc's of the previous row, ch 1.* Repeat ** to end. End the row with a sl st.
Row 3: ch 3, dc 2 in between two clusters of the previous row. *Ch 1, dc 3 in between two clusters of the previous row.* Repeat ** to end. End the row with a sl st.
Row 4: ch 3, hdc 1 in between two clusters of the previous row. *Ch 3, hdc in between two clusters.* Repeat ** to end. End the row with a sl st.
Row 5: Use sl st to go to the space in between the hdc's of the previous row, ch 3 for the first dc. Dc 2, ch 2, dc 3 in the space. Dc 3 in the next space. *Dc 3, ch 2, dc 3 in the next space. Dc 3 in the next space.* Repeat ** to end. End the row with a sl st.
Row 6: Use sl st to go to the space in between the clusters of the previous row, ch 3 for the first dc. Dc 2, ch 2, dc 3 in the corner space. Work dc 3 in the other spaces. End the row with a sl st.
Repeat row 6 and bind off.
Make 24 of these hexagons. Crochet the hexagons together. Put them right sides together and sl st along the edges. Always start in a corner and only work in the outer loop, to get a pretty line on the right side of your work. Fold a hexagon over to make a corner. Crochet one of the sides together.
TIP: Crochet as many of the hexagons together as you can before inserting the inner cushion. Close the last hole with needle and thread.
Other suitable crochet yarn
Would you like to make this cushion in a different colour? Of course we have other great alternatives to Phildar Carnaval. What about Phil Coton 4 or Lana Grossa cotton mix 130? Both yarns come in an extensive range of colours, so you can pick your favourite colour to make the cushion you love.
For an extra soft effect, go for Creative Cotton Aran Print or Drops Merino Extra Fine. You'll never want to let go of this cuddly cushion!
Would you make this cushion with Phildar Carnaval?