Knitting for home

Knitting for home

Knitted cushion

Knitted cushion

NORO’SSELF-STRIPING Kureyon yarn in a colour way of heathery moorland colours has beenusedto create this soft-looking cushion. Designed by Helen Ardley, it has a stocking stitch fabric highlighted with chunky bobbles, which give the cushion real character. The finished cushion cover is felted to shrink it by about one-fifth of its size. It’s then fitted with a zip fastening along the bottom opening.

SIZE: 50cm x 48cm (193/4 x 183/4in) before washing

40cm x 40cm (153/4 x 153/4in) after felting

YARN: Noro Kureyon (Chunky weight; 100% wool; 100m/109yds per 50g ball)

Shade 287; 6 x 50g balls

Folk blanket

SIZE: 85cm x 105cm (331/2in x 411/2in)

YARN: King Cole Merino Blend DK (DK weight; 100% merino; 112m/122yds per 50g ball)

A Olive (069); 6 x 50g balls

B Bronze Green (43); 5 x 50g balls

C Fuchsia (787); 1 x 50g ball

D Denim (791); 1 x 50g ball

E Cranberry (703); 1 x 50g ball

F Aran (46); 1 x 50g ball