Chunky Knitted Cushion Pattern

Rutland Cushion by Martin Storey for Rowan

Chunky Knit is very trendy at the moment and that counts for your house decor too. These excellent small and large chunky knitted cushion patterns by Martin Storey for Rowan Wool is a beautiful addition to anyone’s lounge or bedroom.

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YARN – British Sheep Breeds Chunky

Medium Cushion – Blue Faced Leicester 10 x 50gm

Large cushion – Shetland Moorit 955 10 x 100gm

NEEDLES
1 pair 6mm (no 4) (US 10) needles
Cable needle

EXTRAS – Medium cushion: 40 cm (153/4 in) square cushion pad. Large cushion: 61 cm (24 in) square cushion pad.
TENSION
25 sts and 19 rows to 10 cm measured over patt using 6mm (US 10) needles.

FINISHED SIZE
Completed medium cushion cover stretches slightly to fit a 40 cm (153/4 in) square cushion pad. Completed large cushion cover stretches slightly to fit a 61 cm (24 in) square cushion pad.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
C6B = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle; C6F = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at front of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle; Cr6L = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at front of work, P3, then K3 from cable needle; Cr6R = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K3, then P3 from cable needle.

cushion knitting pattern

Medium cushion

SIDES (make 2)
Using 6mm (US 10) needles cast on 93 sts.
Row 1 (RS): P3, *K3, P3, rep from * to end.
Row 2: K3, *P3, K3, rep from * to end.
Rows 3 to 6: As rows 1 and 2, twice.
Row 7: P3, *C6F, (K3, P3) 3 times, K3, C6B, P3, rep from * to last 18 sts, C6F, (K3, P3) twice.
Row 8: K3, P3, K3, P9, *K3, P9, (K3, P3) twice, K3, P9, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 9: P3, *K3, Cr6L, (P3, K3) twice, P3, Cr6R, K3, P3, rep from * to last 18 sts, K3, Cr6L, P3, K3, P3.
Row 10: As row 2.
Row 11: P3, *K3, P3, Cr6L, K3, P3, K3, Cr6R, P3, K3, P3, rep from * to last 18 sts, K3, P3, Cr6L, K3, P3.
Row 12: K3, P6, K6, P3, *K3, P3, K6, P6, K3, P6, K6, P3, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 13: P3, *C6F, P3, Cr6L, P3, Cr6R, P3, C6B, P3, rep from * to last 18 sts, C6F, P3, Cr6L, P3.
Row 14: K3, P3, K6, P6, *K3, P6, K6, P3, K3, P3, K6, P6, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Rows 15 to 26: As rows 9 to 14, twice.
Rows 27 to 30: As rows 9 to 12.
Row 31: P3, *K3, P3, K3, Cr6L, P3, Cr6R, (K3, P3) twice, rep from * to last 18 sts, K3, P3, K3, Cr6L, P3.
Row 32: As row 2.
Rows 33 and 34: As rows 1 and 2.
These 34 rows form patt.
Cont in patt for a further 40 rows, ending after patt row 6 and with RS facing for next row.
Cast off in patt.

MAKING UP
Press.
Join sides along 3 edges. Insert cushion pad, then close fourth side.

Large cushion
SIDES (make 2)
Using 6mm (US 10) needles cast on 147 sts.
Row 1 (RS): P3, *K3, P3, rep from * to end.
Row 2: K3, *P3, K3, rep from * to end.
Rows 3 to 8: As rows 1 and 2, 3 times.
Row 9: P3, *C6F, (K3, P3) 3 times, K3, C6B, P3, rep from * to end.
Row 10: *K3, P9, (K3, P3) twice, K3, P9, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 11: P3, *K3, Cr6L, (P3, K3) twice, P3, Cr6R, K3, P3, rep from * to end.
Row 12: As row 2.
Row 13: P3, *K3, P3, Cr6L, K3, P3, K3, Cr6R, P3, K3, P3, rep from * to end.
Row 14: *K3, P3, K6, P6, K3, P6, K6, P3, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 15: P3, *C6F, P3, Cr6L, P3, Cr6R, P3, C6B, P3, rep from * to end.
Row 16: *K3, P6, K6, P3, K3, P3, K6, P6, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Rows 17 to 28: As rows 11 to 16, twice.
Rows 29 to 32: As rows 11 to 14.
Row 33: P3, *K3, P3, K3, Cr6L, P3, Cr6R, (K3, P3) twice, rep from * to end.
Row 34: As row 2.
These 34 rows form patt.
Cont in patt for a further 76 rows, ending after patt row 8 and with RS facing for next row.
Cast off in patt.

MAKING UP
Press.
Join sides along 3 edges. Insert cushion pad, then close fourth side.

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