Crisscross Cushion Cover crochet pattern using Scheepjes Catona, styled with vintage camera, books and wee clock, free crochet pattern by Susan Carlson | Felted Button | Colorful Crochet Patterns

Crisscross Catona Cushion Cover Revealed

Last week I shared a sneak peek of what I was working on with the brilliant Scheepjes *Catona. You can see that post here. But today let me reveal what I made with those colorful little yarny balls.
 
Crisscross Catona Cushion Cover (free pattern) by Susan Carlson of Felted Button

I'm calling it Crisscross Catona Cushion Cover. (Now that's an alliteration, huh?!)


Crisscross Catona Cushion Cover (free pattern) by Susan Carlson of Felted Button

I chose to use a simple linen stitch for the strips since it's probably one of my favorite stitches because of its clean, yet slightly textured, look.

Crisscross Catona Cushion Cover (free pattern) by Susan Carlson of Felted Button
 
I like the modern and simple look of this pillow cover. I also designed a removable cover, since we all know what it's like doing real living--things need to be cleaned. So, I added a simple hdc ribbed button closure for the back. With six random buttons from my stash (really, a stash of buttons at my house? tee hee), I think it makes a unique closure. 
 
 
I hope you like it. It makes me happy. Come back next week for the free pattern--and my celebration of NatCroMo (National Crochet Month). 
 
If you are interested in getting your hands on some Catona for yourself, you can find it from Wool Warehouse *here or Deramores *here. For this pillow I used 12 colors of Catona--one 25g ball of each color, with 2 additional 50 g balls for the pillow back. (If you want to know what colors I used, please look here.)
 
I'm scurrying off to work on one of my WIPs--you know I have several rolling on my hook right now--the trouble is deciding to get one finished. Is it only me with this problem? Have a splendiferous week! 
 
| On the Board | -- When it is within our power to give love, we should never withhold it.                                                ~~Mary Ellen Edmunds
 
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