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Crochet flower cushion cover

For a neat finish, always work a tension square before starting

You’ll need
    • Three 50g balls of Debbie Bliss cashmerino aran in White 25 (A) and two 50g balls in each of Stone 27 (B) and Coral 49 (C)
    • 5mm crochet hook
Size
    • To fit a 41cm/16in round cushion pad.
Abbreviations
    • ch = chain
    • dc= double crochet
    • tr = treble crochet
    • htr = half treble
    • ss = slip stitch
    • rep = repeat
    • st(s) = stitch(es)
    • cont = continue
Front and back (both the same)

    With A, make 6ch, join with a ss to form a ring.

    1st round (right side) 1ch, 15dc in ring, join with a ss in first dc. 15 sts.

    2nd round 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 2tr in next st and each st to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 30 sts. Do not fasten off.

    3rd roundWorking in front loops only, join B, 1ch, * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st] (1 petal); rep from * to end (6 petals), ss in first dc (both loops). Fasten off. When working in back loops, hold the petal forward to access the loops from previous rounds.

    4th roundWorking in back loops of 2nd round, join C in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of A). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in next st, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in next st; rep from * to end, ss in top of first 3ch. 45 sts. Do not fasten off.

    5th roundWorking in front loops only, cont using C, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end, ss in first dc to join. (9 petals) Fasten off.

    6th roundWorking in back loops of 4th round, join A in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 4th round). 3Ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in next st and each st to end, ss in top of first 3ch. 45 sts. Do not fasten off.

    7th roundWorking in front loops only, cont using A, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (9 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    8th roundWorking in back loops of 6th round, join B in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 6th round). 3Ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 2 sts, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in each of next 2 sts; rep from * to end, ss in top of first 3ch. (60 sts). Do not fasten off.

    9th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in B, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (12 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    10th roundWorking in back loops of 8th round, join C in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 8th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in next st and each st to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 60 sts. Do not fasten off.

    11th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in C, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (12 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    12th roundWorking in back loops of 10th round, join A in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 10th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in next each of next 3 sts; rep from * to end, join with a ss in top of first 3-ch. 75 sts. Do not fasten off.

    13th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in A, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (15 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    14th roundWorking in back loops of 12th round, cont in A, join yarn in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 12th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in next st and each st to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 75 sts. Do not fasten off.

    15th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in A, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (15 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    16th roundWorking in back loops of 14th round, join C in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 14th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 4 sts, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in next each of next 4 sts; rep from * to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 90 sts. Do not fasten off.

    17th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in C, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (18 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    18th roundWorking in back loops of 16th round, cont in C, join yarn in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 16th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in next st and each st to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 90 sts. Do not fasten off.

    19th round Working in front loops only, cont in C, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end. (18 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    20th roundWorking in back loops of 18th round, join B in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 18th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in next each of next 5 sts; rep from * to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 105 sts. Do not fasten off.

    21st roundWorking in front loops only, cont in B, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end, (21 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    22nd roundWorking in back loops of 20th round, cont in B, join yarn in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 20th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in next st and each st to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 105 sts. Do not fasten off.

    23rd roundWorking in front loops only, cont in B, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end, (21 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    24th roundWorking in back loops of 22nd round, join A in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 22nd round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 6 sts, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in next each of next 6 sts; rep from * to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 120 sts. Do not fasten off.

    25th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in A, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end, (24 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    26th roundWorking in back loops of 24th round, cont in A, join yarn in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 24th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in next st and each st to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 120 sts. Do not fasten off.

    27th roundWorking in front loops only, cont in A, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to end, (24 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.

    28th roundWorking in back loops of 26th round, join A in back loop of next st to fasten off st (of 26th round). 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 7 sts, * 2tr in next st, 1tr in next each of next 7sts; rep from * to end, join with a ss in top of first 3ch. 135sts. Fasten off.

To finish

    Sew in the ends. Place the wrong sides of the front and back pieces together and work with the right sides facing, join yarn through both front and back pieces, cont in A, 1ch, 1dc in same st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, (1 petal) * [1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 5tr in next st, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st]; rep from * to approx three quarters of the way around. Insert the cushion pad, cont to rep from * enclosing the cushion pad, to end. (27 petals), ss in first dc. Fasten off.