Barbican by Rico Design


June 2023
Aran (8 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
564 - 846 yards (516 - 774 m)
40cm x 40cm / 15¾" x 15¾"
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THESE CLASSIC cushions will suit any sofa, with their timeless cable and Fair Isle patterns. The colourwork cushion uses a palette of six shades; the cable project, shown here in two different colours, features simple braid and OXO cable stitch patterns.

40cm x 40cm / 15¾“ x 15¾”

Rico Design Linea Botanica
141yrds/130m (1.75oz/50g)
Fair Isle Cushion:
1 ball of each:
A Alba
B Sandbar
C Flava
D Rubra
E Violacea
F Caerula

Cabled Cushion:
Alba (01) or Fusca (02); 4 balls

Alternative yarn suggestion:
John Arbon Textiles Devonia DK
A Devonia Cream
B Sandbar
C Amber Blaze
D Pollen Gold
E Nightshade
F Cinder Glow

5mm (UK 6/US 8) knitting needles

Fair Isle Cushion: 24 sts and 26 rows to 10cm over st st
Cabled Cushion: 19 sts and 23 rows to 10cm over rev st st

40cm square cushion pad