Easy, Chunky Cabled Cushion Cover Pattern

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Easy, Chunky Cabled Cushion Cover Pattern

Introduction

Need to freshen up your cushion cover? Well here is a lovely chunky cabled cushion cover.

The finer finishes are up to you, tassles could be added to the corners, or a nice fringe to surround the entire cushion. It does take a bit of yarn, but this gives the cover a bit more thickness and durability.

Materials List

Materials used.
2 strands of 8 ply yarn held together approx 400 gm’s.
(US Bulky Chunky, 1 strand used, approx 200 gm’s)

Size 6.00 mm hook (US J/10)

Finished Size

Easy, Chunky Cabled Cushion Cover Pattern Fits standard cushion, approx 14 inch by 14 inch Cushion cover will stretch if needed.

Gauge

N/A

Notes

Special stitches used.
FPDC
Instructions: yo, insert hook behind post of stitch (from front to back), yo, pull through, bring up even with last stitch completed, yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through rem 2 lps to complete stitch
BPDC

Instructions: yo, insert hook behind post of stitch (from back to front), yo, pull through, bring up even with last stitch completed, yo, pull through 2 loops, (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through rem 2 lps to complete stitch

Cable 6

Skip the next 3 st’s, fpdc in the 4th st, fpdc in the 5th st, fpdc in the 6th st, fpdc in the first st skipped, fpdc in the 2nd st skipped, fpdc in the 3rd st skipped (6 fpdc)

Note: The end ch 2 turning ch, is always counted as the first st of the next row

Make 2:

The Pattern

Beginning bottom front edge, ch 47
1. Work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 2 and turn (46 sc)

Begin pattern stitch

2. Work 1 fpdc in next sc (see note:), work 1 bpdc in the next 4 sc, *work 1 fpdc in the next 4 sc, work 1 bpdc in the next 6 sc*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 sc, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 sc, work 1 fpdc in the next sc, work 1 dc in the last sc, ch 2 and turn (see note:) (46 st’s)

3. Work 1 bpdc in the next st, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, *work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st’s, work cable 6 in the next 6 st’s*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 bpdc in the next st, work 1 dc in top of ch 2, ch 2 and turn

4. Work 1 fpdc in next st, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st, *work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 bpdc in the next 6 st’s*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 fpdc in the next st, work 1 dc in the last st, ch 2 and turn

5. Work 1 bpdc in the next st, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, *work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 fpdc in the next 6 st’s*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 bpdc in the next st, work 1 dc in top of ch 2, ch 2 and turn

6. Work 1 fpdc in next st, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st, *work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 bpdc in the next 6 st’s*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, work 1 fpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 bpdc in the next 4 st’s, work 1 fpdc in the next st, work 1 dc in the last st, ch 2 and turn

Repeat from rows 3 to 6 for length required, finishing with a row of sc, sew or crochet pieces together, leaving an opening to insert cushion.

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on Dec 23, 2009 9:29 PM

I am making this into a blanket, I would normally knit at times because I love cables, but I have to try cables in crochet!! Thanks so much for a beautiful pattern with crocheted cables.