Saturday * November 22nd 2014

Candy Cushion: The pattern

Good morning sweet friend,

This is, as promised, the pattern of the candy cushion: It is very simple to make, you’ll see…

For my candy cushion I used Stylecraft special DK yarn with a 3.5 mm crochet hook…

First, you have to make a 66 chain loop and close it… and then continue making rounds of dc in order to have a big empty cylinder…

For mine I made: (from left to right):

7 rounds of dc in red color

and then 7 rounds of dc in lavender color

and after 7 rounds of dc in sunshine color

and then, careful here: 2 rounds of dc in green color, than 1 round of treble in green color and 2 rounds of dc in green color

(you have to make a round of tr where you want to pass a chain loop to close your candy) I’ll try to make it clearer with more pics after)

and then 7rounds of dc in plum color, 7 rounds of dc in shrimp color, 7 rounds of dc in turquoise color, 7 rounds of dc in pomegranate color, 7 rounds of dc in yellow color, 7 rounds of dc in magenta color, 7 rounds of dc in aspen color, 7 rounds of dc in red color, 7 rounds of dc in lavender color

and then again: 2 rounds of dc in green color, than 1 round of tr in green color and 2 rounds of dc in green color

and 7 more rounds of dc in plum color, 7 rounds in shrimp color and finally 7 rounds of turquoise color :)

You can see, the two small white pearls in the pic above, is where I crocheted a round of tr…

The whole candy is made with rounds of dc….The only two rounds of tr (where are the two white pearls) are for passing the chain loop between the stitches to close the candy…

Once you finished the big cylinder (as big as you want your candy to be), you have to crochet a border like this:

in order to have a perfect candy ;)

and then crochet two 66chain loop with the red color:

and pass the two chain loop between the  stitches of the two treble  rounds:

and then, pull well before doing a double knot on one side:

stuff good your candy and then pull well the second side and close it with a double knot…

Your candy is done:):)

Hope I made it clear with my explanations…

Please feel free to ask anything, I’ll be more than happy to help you:)

Before I go, I want to thank all of you for your nice comments on my blog and I want you to go to Maaike and see the cute poncho she made with my pattern…It is lovely, Maaike!  You did a really good job!!

Sweet day to you all,

Sucrette

22 Comments »Crocheted cushion, free patterns

22 Responses to “Candy Cushion: The pattern”

  1. frycake says:

    WOW!
    What beautiful work!!
    LOVE the choice of colors ~ brilliant!
    I am fairly new around here and was just cruising the links when your blog title caught my attention!
    Hope you’re having a great day

    Cheers

  2. Monique says:

    That’s a lovely candy cushion. Thank you for the explanation.
    Have a nice day

  3. I love this pattern!! :D And the cushion ofcourse ;-)
    Greetz, Mriek

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  5. Clara says:

    Well, thank you for sharing this with us.

  6. Maaike says:

    Thank you very much!

  7. Iemaniza says:

    What a wonderful color combination!

  8. Jennifer says:

    Love this! :) so cute, so creative.

  9. Hannah burnette says:

    Thank you. I love your blog. I did every thing wrong, but finally figure it out the pattern is for UK stitches. Since I ‘m new. I learn from reading your chart.
    Howdy from USA

  10. Monica says:

    You are as sweet as candy… this candy!!
    I love this pattern, thank you dear Sucrette!

  11. esta buenicimo y facil jajajaja besos gracias por compartir

  12. Nurum gul says:

    Selam renkler cok guzel hersey harika ellerinize saglik
    size sevgilerimi gonderiyorum. hoscakalin

  13. buenicimo lo hare es facil mmm.. parece je je gracias

  14. Becky says:

    Love your designs! I live abroad in a country where people only crochet to make doilies and I can only get DK or worsted acrylic yarn in crayon box colors, so these are perfect for me!!!

    Thank you so much!!

  15. Karen Ciullo says:

    Good Morning,

    I love this pillow, what border did you use?

    Have a wonderful day!

  16. angel says:

    great idea I plan to try this thanks

  17. Jerriann says:

    Brilliant Idea and so simple I have to make one! Thank you for the pattern! Peace and love J

  18. Mareva says:

    FABULOSO ESTOY ENAMORADA DE TODOS LOS TRABAJOS SON MUY BONITOS

  19. пенка лалева says:

    Страхотна идея! Прекрасни цветове и мн добре съчетани! Благодаря за удоволствието ! Ще направя опит- надявам се да е сполучлив.

  20. Romy Williams says:

    This is so cute and perfect for a long tube shaped pillow form that I have. It’s so simple and will work-up so quickly, so will be making this very soon. Love, love, love your creativity!

  21. Angelica says:

    Wow! Awesome, and just what I was looking for!
    That candy look is perfect for me. Thanks a lot for sharing it, Angie (aka Sucrette) ;)
    Another hug from Spain

  22. Hello I. Am a newby and just saw your candy cushin! Love it and want too make a couple for my daughter! Was wanting to know about the shell border you made it is beautiful! How many shells,and skips do you do to the next shell! Just starting over and some things come to me better than Others thank. You so for adding me on ! Llove your work!

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