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Coastal Castaway Crochet Cushion

Updated April 27, 2023

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The Coastal Castaway Cushion is a beautiful handmade cushion with a unique and stylish design. It is made using crochet granny squares, which are arranged in a beautiful pattern to create a coastal-themed look. The texture of the cushion is soft and cozy, making it perfect for lounging on the couch or for adding a decorative touch to any room. Whether you are decorating your living room, bedroom, or outdoor patio, the Coastal Castaway Cushion is the perfect addition to your space. This beautiful Coastal Castaway Crochet Cushion from the fabulous Anna of MadeUpStyle.

Coastal Castaway Cushion

This beautiful Coastal Castaway Crochet Cushion from the fabulous Anna of MadeUpStyle. Anna is a textile designer living in Lancashire who writes a creative DIY, lifestyle and travel blog in her spare time. She loves finding inspiration in everyday things and hopes to inspire others with her makes.

As this is a guest post, Bella Coco Crochet is unable to answer any queries. If you have a question, please contact the designer directly and they will be happy to help you.

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MATERIALS & TOOLS NEEDED

Colour inspiration using STYLE CRAFT SPECIAL DK

Original

Summer

Pastel

PATTERN NOTES

  • Written in UK Terms
  • Gauge = each granny square should measure approx 9cm x 9cm

CROCHET TERMS and abbreviations

Chain Stitch (ch): Insert hook, yarn over, pull though loop on the hook.

Slip Stitch (sl st): Insert hook through stitch, yarn over, pull through chain and loop on the hook.

Double Crochet (dc): Insert hook through stitch, yarn over, pull through chain stitch (2 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through two loops on the hook

Half Treble Crochet (htr): Yarn over, insert into chain space, yarn over, pull through, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through all three loops on the hook.

Treble Crochet (tr): Yarn over, insert into chain space, yarn over, pull through, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.

*Repeat instructions* for indicated times

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A cushion made from granny squares sits on a white bed. The cushion is made from brown, grey, blue and mustard yarn.
Coastal Castaway Cushion

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COASTAL CASTAWAY CROCHET CUSHION pattern

Circle in a square granny square:

  • Square 1
  • With yarn A, make a slip knot and chain 4, sl st to form a ring.
  • Rnd 1: ch 3 (counts as 1 tr), 11tr into the ring, sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round. [12tr in total]
  • Rnd 2: ch 3 (counts as 1 tr), 2tr into the next space, 2tr into each of the next 10 spaces, 1tr into the last space, sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round. [24tr in total]
  • Rnd 3: Join yarn D, ch 3 (counts as 1tr), 2tr into the next space, ch 3, 3tr into the same space to create a corner. ch 1, skip 3tr, 3tr into the next space. ch 1, skip 3tr, 3tr into the next space, ch 3, 3tr into the same space to make the next corner, repeat from twice more. ch 1, skip 3tr, 3tr into the next space, ch 1, sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
  • Rnd 4: ch 3 (counts as a treble), ch 1, 3tr into the corner space, ch 3, 3tr into same corner space. ch 1, 3tr into the next chain space, ch 1, 3tr into the next chain space, ch 1, 3tr into the next corner space, ch 3, 3tr into the same corner space. Repeat from twice more, ch 1, 3tr into the next chain space, ch 1, 2tr into last chain space, sl st into 3rd ch at beg of round. Fasten off, sew in ends.
  • Work 4 more squares in these colours. [5 in total]
  • Square 2: Rnd 1 and 2: D, Rnd 3 and 4: A
  • Square 3: Rnd 1 and 2: D, Rnd 3 and 4: B
  • Square 4: Rnd 1 and 2: B, Rnd 3 and 4: D
  • Square 5: Rnd 1 and 2: C, Rnd 3 and 4: D
  • Square 6: Rnd 1 and 2: D, Rnd 3 and 4: C
  • Square 7: Rnd 1 and 2: F, Rnd 3 and 4: E
  • Square 8: Rnd 1 and 2: E, Rnd 3 and 4: F
  • Square 9: Rnd 1 and 2: B, Rnd 3 and 4: E
  • Square 10: Rnd 1 and 2: E, Rnd 3 and 4: B

joining and construction

  • Front of cushion: Join square using darning needle, 5 x 5 squares. Arrange to your liking.
  • Back of cushion: Join square using darning needle, 5 x 5 squares. Arrange to your liking.
  • Finishing off: Join front to back sewing along three sides, insert cushion, sew up remaining side.
Coastal Castaway Cushion

Do you love crocheting cushions? Well if the answers yes why not check out beautiful crochet cushion patterns available on the blog.

Or why not check out the five piece homeware collection if you love crocheting items for your home, click below to find out more.

Bella Coco Homeware Collection

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