Navajo cushion cover
A Native American inspired bolster cushion cover.
A little bit of pattern goes a long way. Try pom poms or tassels on either end of the bolster for a truly artisan look".
- Jo Storie
To fit a bolster style cushion:
Width 17cm (approx 7in)
Length 45cm (approx 18in)
You will need:
one pair 7mm (US 10) straight needles
a tapestry needle for sewing
6 x 3cm (1in) buttons.
You will need to be able to work in fairisle and intarsia and follow a pattern chart.
You will also need to know how to work a simple moss stitch pattern and understand short row shaping.
Col A 954 Steel Grey Suffolk - 2 balls/skeins - 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)
Col B 952 Mid Brown Jacob - 1 ball/skein - 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)
Sample is shown in Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky. A suggested substitute is shown below.