Free pyramid crochet cushion cover pattern

This fun squashy cushion by Anne Egan has a shape inspired by a teabag! Make it to match the stripey throw featured in Ultimate Crochet Blanket Collection

Pyramid cushion crochet pattern

Crochet cushion cover shopping list

  • Cascade 220 Superwash (100% wool, 100g/200m) 4 balls of Dark Ginger  (858) 1 ball of each: Magenta (908), Hyacinth (814), Gold Fusion (263), Peridot (286), Deep Sea Coral (287) For stockists contact www.woolwarehouse.co.uk
  • 4.5mm (US 7) crochet hook
  • 9 multi-coloured buttons approx 1-1.5cm (2.5-4in) diameter
  • Polycotton lining fabric, 104x54cm (41×21¼in)
  • Polyester toy filling, approx 400g
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Crochet cushion cover measurements

50 x 50 x 50cm (19¾ x 19¾ x 19¾in)

Abbreviations

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.

Simply Crochet UK-to-US conversion chart

Crochet cushion cover notes

  • You will use approx 10g of each of the contrast colours.
  • The Pyramid Cushion is made as a cylinder in the round. The two ends of the cylinder are then stitched at 90 degrees (perpendicular) to each other in contrast yarn. One end is left open in the middle and has a flap added, which is buttoned down.
  • Ch3 at beginning of round counts as first tr. Always change colour in the last yrh of the previous st.

Crochet cushion cover pattern

Using Dark Ginger, ch150, ss to first ch to join into a ring, being careful not to twist. Alternatively work 150 foundation treble and start from Round 2.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3, tr in each of next 149 ch, ss to top of beg ch-3. [150 tr]

Round 2 Ch3, tr in next 149 tr, ss to top of beg ch-3.

Rounds 3-23 Rep Round 2.

Work next 5 rounds of tr as follows:

1 round Peridot, 1 round Hyacinth, 1 round Magenta, 1 round Deep Sea Coral, 1 round Gold Fusion. Change back to Dark Ginger and work 18 more rounds of tr.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

To finish the crochet cushion cover

With the join of Round 46 to one side, flatten cylinder and join contrast yarn with a ss to one end. Working through both the back and front corresponding sts, dc in each of next 15 tr; working in front edge sts only, dc in each of next 45 tr (thus skipping next 45 tr along back edge); working through both back and front corresponding sts, dc in each of next 15 tr. [15 sts joined at each end and 45 sts open in the middle].
Fasten off and weave in ends.

At other end, flatten cylinder so that second seam is perpendicular (90 degrees) to first seam. Using contrast yarn, join with a ss at one end and working through both the back and front corresponding sts, dc in each st to end.[75 dc]

Fasten off and weave in ends.

To make button flap, join Dark Ginger with a ss to the start of opening of first seam.

Row 1 Ch3, tr in each of next 44 tr (to end of the opening), turn. [45 tr]

Row 2 Ch3, tr in each of next 44 tr.

Fasten off and weave in ends. Stitch nine colourful buttons evenly across opening, making sure you align buttons under the second row of the flap.

Make cushion inner by folding polycotton lining in half and stitching 2cm seams at the side and bottom.
Stuff with toy filling, then stitch remaining seam running perpendicular (90 degrees) to the bottom seam.

Slide cushion inner into the cover and button up, using the spaces between the stitches as buttonholes.

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