I’ve seen quite a few examples of patchwork cushions and blankets on various blogs and websites. They’re a great way of using up your leftover stash, are quick and easy to make and are even a small enough project to take on the daily commute!
I wanted to make a cushion as a Christmas present, using a pattern of multiple squares in natural/period colours. I bought a selection of six Sirdar Snuggly DK yarns in blues, greens, pink and stone. Having looked at a couple of projects for inspiration, I made up my own pattern and crocheted a total of 49 squares (7 x 7).
I used a simple DC stitch in the stone colour to join the squares together. The visible seam forms part of the overall aesthetic.
For the back of the cushion I used the stone colour and rows of treble stitch, which grew really quickly. I made two rectangle pieces that I overlapped and fixed with buttons.
The finished cushion measures 18″.