Melon Cushion by Amanda Berry

Melon Cushion

Knitting
July 2021
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
One size: 35cm
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Could a knit be any juicier? This big, bright and pip-filled Watermelon Cushion is knitted in chunky yarn and makes a refreshing décor change to perk up your sofa. The cushion knits up quick in acrylic chunky yarns, and makes a great weekend project.

Designed by Amanda Berry @fluffandfuzz, the body of the cushion is knitted on circular needles for magic loop in the round, and the rind is knitted flat on single points.

NEEDLES
A pair of 5.5mm straight single pointed knitting needles (US 9)
A 5.5 mm circular needle 100 cm long for magic loop (US 9)

RECOMMENDED YARN
Cygnet Chunky in pink, white, light green and dark green; 100% acrylic; chunky weight yarn (bulky or 12 ply); one 100g/156m skein in each colour


NOTIONS
A darning or tapestry needle for seaming
Toy filling
Stitch markers
Black DK acrylic yarn to embroider the pips

SIZES
One size only - 20 cm tall x 35 cm wide x 13 cm deep.

TECHNIQUES
For confident beginners and above, techniques used include casting on and off, knits, purls, change colour to knit stripes, increases and decreases, and seaming to finish.

PATTERN INFO
This knitting pattern is a pdf download, 4 pages, and written in English.

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