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Puffy Pincushion

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Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This pincushion is designed to match the Crochet Hook cover found on this site. It is fast and easy to make and you could easily make it in under an hour.
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Materials Needed
Small amount variegated worsted weight acrylic yarn
Size G/6 aluminum crochet hook
Polyester fiberfill
1 flat button ¾" diam
Yarn needle

Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: 5sc=1"
Finished Size: 3¾"wx1½"th
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch1. 9sc in ring. Join w/slst to ch1. (10sc)

RND 2: Ch1. Sc in same st as slst. 2sc in each st around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 3: Ch3. 2dc in next st. *1dc in next st. 2dc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (30sts)

RND 4: Ch2. Hdc in next st. 2hdc in next st. *Hdc in each of the next 2 sts. 2hdc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 5: Ch3. Dc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 7: Rep rnd 5.

RND 8: Rep rnd 6.

RND 9: Rep rnd 5.

RND 10: Ch1. Sc in each st around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off leaving a 18" long end. Weave the other end into the inside of work.

Finishing: Stuff with polyester fiberfill. Weave the 18" end through RND 10 to gather up to close. Gather up tight. Then work a round of running stitches through the whole thing on the first and last round, from top to bottom and bottom to top, at the same time to flatten the cushion. Secure yarn in place and trim off. Set aside.

Button: With yarn.
RND 1: Ch2. Work 7sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 2: Ch1. Sc in same st as slst. 2sc in each st around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 3: Ch1. 2sc in next st. *1 sc in next st. 2sc in next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 4: Ch1. Insert hook in next st, draw up a lp, insert hook in next st, draw up a lp, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook. Dec made. *Sc in next st. Dec. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off leaving a 12" end. Weave starting end into inside of work. Weave long end into last round to gather up. Place button inside flat side facing you. Gather up last round to cover button. Secure so it does not come undone. Tack to top of pincushion covering up the gathered round on cushion. Secure yarn and trim.

Design written on Thursday, April 08, 2004. Copyright ©2004-2007 By Julie A. Bolduc p106012

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