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I am so pleased to share with you the Mustard Medley Cushion cover kit and pattern. This is a collaboration between myself and Fiona of Sew Happy Creative. Fiona is on Instagram and facebook. She also has an Etsy store where she sells more of her patterns and beautiful makes. I am thrilled she agreed to work with me.
We wanted to offer a kit that felt like a treat to yourself but could also be a perfect gift to give to a crocheter in your life. The ingredients are of a good quality and in large part have been sourced from other small businesses. See below for the kit contents. Fiona has compiled a very detailed tutorial with many helpful images. Cushion pad and Hook not included. You will need a 4.5mm hook. I have Clover and Knit pro waves hooks in stock.
The traditional granny square fitted perfectly for the design and the pattern/tutorial with extensive images and detailed descriptions will suit a confident or advanced beginner. We spent quite some time choosing the shades and our final choice was inspired by Orla Kiely and her Rhododendron design. I think it is a blend of shades that can work in many schemes.The yarn is Cahlista, this aran weight cotton yarn is beautiful to work with and makes a soft but hard wearing cushion cover. The shades we chose are 4 balls code 130 old lace, 1 ball of each of peach 414, saffron 249, moon rock 254, caramel 506.
There are a couple of options to purchase the pattern/tutorial (which will be emailed as a pdf file) and yarn. I have described them here and you can click on the appropriate option on the drop down menu to purchase you choice.
Option 1: Purchase the kit - details below - with the 8 balls of yarn in the shades chosen by Fiona and myself and the pattern (which will be emailed as a pdf file for you to use on your phone or laptop or you can print it out) The value of the kit and yarn at full price would be £31.67.Selling price of £26.00 which is a saving £5.67 on the full selling price.
Option 2: Purchase the Kit and your choice of Cahlista. Add the kit (including the pdf pattern and the kit as described above) to your basket and then add 8 shades of your choice from the Cahlista range. Selling price £26.00 saving £5.67 on the full selling price.
Option 3: Purchase the pattern (which will be emailed as a pdf file)and then add the required amount of Cahlista (8 balls in total - 4 balls of the main shade and 1 ball of each of the other four shades you chose) You will also get a heart stitch marker in your parcel. ***Pattern not available to purchase on its own*** Cost £16.12
The kit includes:
4 wooden buttons with "handmade with love". A loopy about crochet Project bag, a handmade Stitch marker by Beth at Koru clay Studios, the pdf pattern by Fiona, knit pro wool needles, a butterfly charm that can be made into a bag charm or key ring with the added lobster clasp and split ring. The kit value (not including the packaging) is £19.75