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Hampstead cushions

Hampstead cushions

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Hampstead  Heath in one of the best places in London where you can see a sunset. When I was making one of the cushions cover and the yarn starting to show all those lovely stripes it reminded me of the sunset on Hampstead Heath.

Set of two cushions covers worked using the wonderful Tapestry crochet technique which allows you to work using two colours producing a stunning effect. The beauty of Sirdar Jewelspun really shines through on the background of solid colour.

The covers are finished off with playful pompoms.

The pattern includes picture tutorial on how to work using Tapestry crochet, but don’t worry they are on the last page so you don’t have to print them out. 
I also have videos on how to work this technique using single handed or two-handed method, link to my YouTube channel below: 

Single handed -

Two-handed -

Please notes

  • The pattern is written using UK terminology.
  • The pattern is charted with few lines written out to help you get started if you have never worked from a chart.



A - 1 x Jewelspun in Sandstone Sunset 708 - 100% acrylic, 500 m (546 yrd) to 200 g

B - 3 x Saltaire in Stoat 300 - 55% Acrylic, 25% Nylon, 20% Alpaca, 130 m (142 yrd) to 50 g

5.00 mm (US 8/H) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension

45 mm pompom maker

Tapestry needle

I have used a cushion pad and sewn in a zip to the bottom of the cushion covers for ease of washing. Alternatively, you can stuff the cushion covers with toy stuffing and crochet the opening shut.

With Zip you will need:

25 cm Zip in cream

30 x 40 cm (12 x 16 in) cushion pad for rectangular cover

35 x 35 cm (14 x 14 in) cushion pad for square cover

Sewing needle

Matching or invisible thread

Without zip:

Toy stuffing

Finished size

The finished cushions will fit cushion pads measuring:

Rectangular - 30 x 40 cm (12 x 16 in)

Square - 35 x 35 (14 x 14 in)

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