Knitting for home

Knitting for home

Mandala crochet pattern

Mandala crochet patternThis pretty motif uses crocodile stitch for a fun, textured design for you to make and send in for The Big Mandala Swap!

Design by Hugh Metcalf

Yarn used Vinni's Colours Nikkim 1 ball each in white (A), Kingfisher (B), Lavender (C)

About the yarn DK; 199m per 50g ball; 100% cotton

Tension 20 sts = 10cm measured over tr

Hook used 4mm

Knitted hot water bottle cover

Animal cosy knitting patternMeasurements & Sizes

Length: 33cm (excl. ears)

To fit: standard hot water bottle 32.5cm long (incl neck) x 20cm wide

Yarn: Wendy Serenity Chunky, shades (A) 3210 Auburn, (B) 3213 Cream, one 100g ball of each, oddment of Black DK

Needles: 6mm

Button: 22mm, black

Multi-coloured squares cushion

Cushion crochet patternMeasurements

Approximately 76 x 76cm/30 x 30in.


8 x 50g (85m) balls of Rowan Handknit DK Cotton (100% cotton) in Gooseberry (219) and 2 balls in each of Sugar (303), Flamingo (368), Sea Foam (352) and Delphinium (334).

Size 4.00 crochet hook; a 76 x 76cm cushion pad.


Each square measures approximately 15 x 15cm, using 4.00 hook.

Neck roll pillow crochet pattern

Pillow crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENTS

16 inches wide x 21 inches in circumference


Filatura Di Crosa Zara 14 bulky (chunky) weight extrafine merino wool yarn (1 3/4oz/49 yds/50g per ball):

7 balls #1914 silver heather

Size l/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

Crochet pattern tablet wedge

Tablet wedge crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENTS

8 1/2 wide x 11 1/2 inches long x 7 tall


Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Serenity Chunky Tweeds bulky (chunky) weight acrylic/viscose yarn (3 1/2 oz/109 yds/100g per ball):

2 balls #0002 claret

Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge