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A folksy birdy motif is repeated in this colourful design on the front, while the same colours are playfully used in random stripes with decorative buttons for the reverse, allowing you to ring the changes as you fancy by simply turning the cushion around. This pattern includes comprehensive instructions for knitting with colour charts plus detailed instructions on how to make the cushion up.

A note about using this pattern: To make the cushion you will need to know how to be able to: knit; purl; place beads; and work using the intarsia technique. If you don’t know these there are a multitude of free instruction videos available on sites such as

Materials Yarn I used Rowan Pure Wool DK here which is an excellent choice in terms of quality, wash-ability and choice of colours available, but you could use an alternative dk (light worsted) yarn, just remember to adjust quantity of yarn as needed. The colours I used may no longer be available and were: 

Yarn A (terracotta) 1 

Yarn B (pale blue) 2 

Yarn C (deep raspberry pink) 1 

Yarn D (cream) 2 

Yarn E (dark brown) 1 

Yarn F (parsley green) 1


Independent Designer
Donna Jones Designs
Yarn Weight
DK | Light Worsted
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Skill Level
Featured Yarn
Other Materials: ⅛ in (3mm) black glass beads X 9 yarn bobbins 16in X 16in (40cm X 40cm) cushion pad



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