Stars and Stripes Cushions

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Stars and Stripes Cushions

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Celebrate the Stars and Stripes with these American-flag patterned cushions. Approx 16" [40.5 cm] square. Made in Lily Sugar 'n Cream. Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook. Skill level: Easy.

Measurements

Single Size
Finished size: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $44.53

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  • Single Size

Finished size: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.

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Color A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Red, 00095Edit Color
$7.47

Color B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | White, 00001Edit Color
$7.47

Color C

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Bright Navy, 00009Edit Color
$27.39

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Materials not included in this kit:

Four 16 ins [40.5 cm] square pieces of 1 inch [2.5 cm] thick foam.

The materials for this project cost $44.53

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished size: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Color A Red (00095) 3
Color B White (00001) 3
Color C Bright Navy (00009) 11
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Four 16 ins [40.5 cm] square pieces of 1 inch [2.5 cm] thick foam.

GAUGE

13 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].
 

INSTRUCTIONS

MEASUREMENTS
Finished size:
Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS
Lily® Sugar ’n Cream®
(70.9 g / 2.5 oz)
Quantity for 4 cushions.
Color A
- #00095 Red 5¾ oz [160 g]; 272 yds [247 m] or 3 balls
Color B
- #00001 White 5¾ oz [160 g]; 272 yds [247 m] or 3 balls
Color C - #00009 Bright Navy 25½ oz [723 g]; 1230 yds [1114 m] or 11 balls

Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Four 16 ins [40.5 cm] square pieces of 1 inch [2.5 cm] thick foam.

GAUGE
13 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS
Note:
Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc. To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook at end of row. With new color, draw through 2 loops on hook, then proceed.

FRONT (make 4): With A, ch 54.
1st row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 52 dc.
2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Join B. Turn.
3rd and 4th rows: With B, as 2nd row. Join A at end of 4th row. Turn.
5th and 6th rows: With A, as 2nd row. Join B at end of 6th row.
Rep last 4 rows once more, then 3rd and 4th rows once.
13th row: With A, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 26 dc. With C, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
14th row: With C, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 24 dc. With A, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Join B. Turn.
15th row: With B, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 26 dc. With C, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
16th row: With C, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 24 dc. With B, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Join A. Turn.
Rep last 4 rows twice more, then 13th and 14th rows once, omitting color change at end of 14th row. Fasten off.

With RS facing, join C with sl st to any corner of Front. Ch 1. Work in sc around 4 sides of Front, having 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

BACK (make 4): With C, ch 54.
1st row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 52 dc.
2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until Back measures same length as Front. Fasten off.

With RS facing, join C with sl st to any corner of Back. Ch 1. Work in sc around 4 sides of Back, having 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
With WS of Front and Back tog, join C with sl st to any corner. Working through both thicknesses, work in sc around 3 sides of Cushion, having 3 sc in corners. Insert foam piece. Work in sc across 4th side of cushion closed. Join with sl st in first sc.