Crochet kiwi slice cushion pattern

Quite a while ago I posted about the fruit cushions I had made for my cousin. I wrote up the patterns for the lemon, orange and lime slices and thought it was about time to write up a pattern for one of the other cushions.

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So today its the turn of the kiwi slice!

You will need:

1 ball red heart soft in leaf

1 ball red heart soft in guacamole

1 ball red heart soft in off white

5mm hook

25 small black buttons (mine were 6mm diameter)

Needle and thread

Yarn needle

Round 16in cushion inner pad (I bought mine from amazon)

Scissors

Abbreviations:

dc = double crochet

sc = single crochet

ss = slip stitch

ch = chain

In this pattern ch2 at the beginning of each round does not count as a stitch

Pattern:

Front

With off white

rd1 – ch 2 and 12 dc into magic ring ss into the top of your first dc  (12)

rd2 – ch2, dc into same stitch twice continue to dc twice into each stitch around, ss to close (24)

rd3 – ch2, dc into same stitch, *2dc in next stitch, dc in next* – repeat around, ss to close (36)

rd4 – ch2 dc into same stitch, dc into next, 2dc in next, dc in each of the next two stitches* repeat around, ss to close (48)

change to guacamole colour yarn

rd5 – ch2 dc into same stitch, dc into each of the next two stitches, 2dc in next, dc in each of the next three stitches* repeat around, ss to close (60)

rd6 – ch2 dc into the same stitch, dc into each of the next stitch, *2 dc in next, dc each of the next four stitches* repeat until left with two stitches and dc into each of those stitches, ss to close (72)

rd7 – ch2 dc into same stitch, dc into each of the next four stitches, 2dc in next, dc in each of the next five stitches* repeat around, ss to close (84)

rd8 – ch2 dc into the same stitch, dc into each of the next two stitches, *2 dc in next, dc each of the next six stitches* repeat until left with three stitches and dc into each of those stitches, ss to close (96)

rd9 – ch2 dc into same stitch, dc into each of the next seven stitches, 2dc in next, dc in each of the next seven stitches* repeat around, ss to close (108)

rd10 – ch2 dc into the same stitch, dc into each of the next three stitches, *2 dc in next, dc each of the next eight stitches* repeat until left with four stitches and dc into each of those stitches, ss to close (120)

rd11 – ch2 dc into same stitch, dc into each of the next eight stitches, 2dc in next, dc in each of the next nine stitches* repeat around, ss to close (132)

rd12 – ch2 dc into the same stitch, dc into each of the next four stitches, *2 dc in next, dc each of the next ten  stitches* repeat until left with five stitches and dc into each of those stitches, ss to close (144)

rd13 – ch2 dc into same stitch, dc into each of the next ten stitches, 2dc in next, dc in each of the next eleven stitches* repeat around, ss to close (156)

change to leaf colour yarn

rd14 – ch1 (does not count as stitch) and hdc in each stitch around ss to close and fasten off

weave in ends

sew the buttons between rows 5 and 6

Back

repeat the pattern for the back using just the leaf shade of yarn.

To assemble – hold the two pieces together making sure the side with the buttons on is facing you and single crochet the two pieces together – when you get about 2/3rds of the way round insert the cushion pad then continue to sc around. ss to close and weave in any ends.

Ta da – you now have a kiwi slice to add to your ‘fruit bowl’!

 

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anonymouse x

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