Easy Knit Cushion by Irene Hoofs

Easy Knit Cushion by Irene Hoofs

Introducing our timeless evergreen cushion design as featured in KOEL Magazine Issue 1. It's time to master the stockinette stitch to create this understated yet sophisticated piece that will blend perfectly in any home decor. So arm yourself with two needles and get started! 

Pattern By
Irene Hoofs of Studio Bloesem 

Yarns 
2 balls 50g Katia Ingenua (78% mohair, 13% molyamide, 9% merino in blue grey no.52)
1 ball 50g Katia Iris (52% linen, 43% polyester, 5% nylon in silver no.56)

Tools & Materials
12mm[size 17] needles

Extra
Pillow form 50x50cm[20x20"]
Yarn needle

Gauge
8sts x 10rows = 10x10cm
[4x4"] in stockinette stitch

Instructions
Note
This cushion is made combining 3 threads together as 1 single thread (2 balls Ingenua + 1 ball Iris).

Begin
Cast on 40 stitches.

Continue 
1st row
(right side) Knit to end.
2nd row (wrong side) Purl to end.
Repeat these two rows until piece measures approximately 50cm[20"].

End
Cast off 40 stitches knitwise.

Continue for second part
Repeat from begin to end for backside of your cushion.

Finish
Sew 2 pieces together with the same Katia Ingenua yarn using a basic back hand sewing stitch.
Leave 15cm[6"] open to insert pillow form and sew last part together.