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Monday, 14 March 2016

Neon Pop! Gingham Cushion Cover

Phew! What a long pattern name that is!

A couple of months ago I had some old, dirty, daggy cushion covers on my cushions.

I won't show you what they looked like. Just too embarrassing!

I saw a picture of a funky tea towel on the Instagram of one of my favourite Grammers (Insta-ers?) called Colorfulsparkle. It was just one colourful object on her kitchen bench with lots of other gorgeous, colourful objects. It is green and white gingham, with hot pink writing screenprinted on it. I think it says 'laugh'. There might be other words but you can't really see them properly.

I happened to be sitting on my couch cruising the Instagram when I saw this pretty thing. Then I glanced over at my manky old cushion covers and a light bulb went off.

The first cushion cover I made is one I introduced to you a little while back. My Neon Budgie Cusion cover. I drew inspiration from a bit of Warhol and the neon colours in the tea towel.


I decided at the time that it was a bit too tricky and dodgily made to write up as a pattern for the moment. But the next 2 which are more tea towel inspired, are finally finished!

#crochetaddict #gingham #neon #budgie


What do you think? Do you feel like making a little statement in neon?

Sure you do!

Cushion cover red haired amazona
It's a super cheap pattern available in my Etsy, and Ravelry shops.

The pattern tells you in 6 pages how to set about making your own bespoke gingham style cushion cover in granny stripes. I have also included written and stitch graph instructions to crochet the letters 'G', 'L', 'M' which also doubles as 'W', 'O', 'P' and an exclamation mark (!).

So you can write those all too familiar interwebs abbreviations and catchy words such as:

or my personal favorite: GLOWMP!

or just: !!!!!!!!!!!!!