My flat has a severe lack of cushions. This is hardly a bad thing for a keen crafter; but there are almost too many ideas and choices out there to make! I’ve decided to whip up a few more in crochet, and hope to be able to use up some of my yarn stash in the process. At the moment I feel very inspired by the use of limited colour palettes with a bright focus colour, and cushions involving geometric shapes. Here are some particularly interesting ones I found from Pinterest…
A totally perfect cushion! Grey is my neutral shade of choice, so I love this with the little olive hint.
Totally love this triangular collage of crochet!
from 3 Sheets
Great colours on these cushions, though personally I would use less coral pink and maybe more grey.
This one really is entirely perfect. That olive green and steel grey, and the snatch of red. It’s also available as a pattern download, which makes things easy!
This project would be easy to make since I already know this stitch pattern. I like the light grey and white colour combination too, which makes it look fresh
They look great in yellow! (and you can buy them ready-made..)
These are incredibly simple; but something about the considered colour choice within the flat, uniform texture of crochet cotton is quite wonderful.
I LOVE these, especially when worked in starker colours so that they don’t resemble flowers. They could look like coral or sea urchins instead. I don’t think I’m experienced enough to figure out the stitch pattern though… (any ideas??)
These look the same, but show the underside being plain (good idea..). The cotton-candy colours are not for me though: way too twee.
from Vamp Furniture
Also amazing, especially the colours and the way that the stitch pattern holds light and shadow in the texture. Again, I’ve no idea how to replicate this stitch pattern. (Advice would be most welcome, as I’m rather a crochet beginner!)
from Red Heart
This one would look really great in a darker colour, I think it would make it more modern-looking. Luckily, there’s a pattern available for this one!
I always loved oversized crochet and knit; although here it’s more the rug which caught my eye than the pouffe…
from Pinterest (apparently a shot from a Toast catalogue)
These are really simple but the styling is so good, and I just adore the use of chartreuse with dark grey. I also like the granny square blanket in a single colour, with that blanket stitch trim.
Now I’ve whittled it down to a few ideas, my next conundrum is procuring all the right materials for a clean, elegant finish at low cost. Most of these cushions would look best in plain, flat cottons.
Please do share any ideas for patterns you might recommend in the comments!