Rainbow smiles is a top down raglan sweater with a gentle v-neck. Made with simple stitches, it is close fitting with a chevron burst of rainbow colour.Keep Reading
“Lean on me, when you’re not strong, I’ll be your friend, I’ll help you carry on. For, it won’t be long, till I’m gonna need somebody to lean on”
Bill Withers said it best!
What better way to show your support than with this colour popping comforting cushion? Gift this to a friend or loved one and the tongue-in-cheek double meaning conveys a compassionate, sincere side too.
You can download the pattern from Love Crochet, Etsy or Ravelry
Inspired by the cult TV show Twin Peaks, The Red Pillow brings a little of that imagery into your home.
Even if you’ve never seen the show, who can resist this striking colour combinations and geometry!
The PDF crochet pattern can be downloaded from: Ravelry, Etsy, Love Crafts
Skill Level & Special Stitches
This pattern is suitable for an experienced beginner / improver to intermediate. It’s a great opportunity for an experienced beginner to try out new skills and techniques.
This pattern uses the foundation half double crochet and join as you go techniques. Descriptions of special stitches are given in the pattern and modifications offered for those with less experience.
500 yds red acrylic dk yarn, 150 yds black acrylic dk yarn and 150 yds white acrylic dk yarn.
Any acrylic dk yarn can be used, the pattern in the picture used Stylecraft Special DK in Lipstick (1.5 skeins), Black (less than half a skein) and White (less than half a skein).
The pattern is for a 46cm (18in) square pillow pad but can be adjusted to fit any size cushion.
The gauge for each piece is detailed in the pattern to assist with resizing.
I love all things slightly off the wall and a little to the left of mainstream I’m so inspired by people who colour outside the lines which is definitely what the creators of Twin Peaks did, both in the 90s and today! It was they who inspired this geometric colour popping crochet cushion cover.
Pattern Links: Ravelry, Etsy, Love Crafts
(C) DoraDoes 2018. You may sell what you make from my patterns, but please credit me as the designer. The pattern is for personal use only and may not be shared. My photos may be shared with credit.