Go for comfort at Christmas

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This cushion is for life, not just for Christmas! Sara Scales’ starry design and tie-up sides make it something a little different to make for your sofa or a friend as a gift. It’s a great chance to get to grips with popcorn stitch, too. Festive stress will float away as you hook up this stunning project…



You’ll need:

West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland Aran, (100% wool, 100g/166m) in Lerwick (637)

A 4.5mm (US 7) hook

4 clear press studs

45x45cm cushion insert

Tartan ribbon, approx 1.5m

For yarn stockists contact WYSpinners on 01535 664500 or www.wyspinners.com

Also this issue, we’re hooking up some gorgeously cosy rainbow makes to brighten up the winter as well as a chunky poncho, off-the-shoulder cable jumper, plus some more fab ideas for last minute Christmas gifts!


Simply Crochet issue 78 is available both in-store and online. You can check our stockists’ details here to find your nearest copy, or if you’d rather shop online you can buy individual issues from our back issues website here.

Simply Crochet is also available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.

This cushion is for life, not just for Christmas! Sara Scales’ starry design and tie-up sides make it something a little different to make for your sofa or a friend as a gift. It’s a great chance to get to grips with popcorn stitch, too. Festive stress will float away as you hook up this stunning project...