Some weeks ago my fellow Rowan Ambassadors and I got a new adventure to design a home accessory using the new Rowan Pure Wool Worsted Yarn.
The challenge was to design a home-ware accessory with the maximum of 3 balls of yarn.
Today Rowan Yarns has published the designs in the ‘Pure Wool Worsted Home Décor Online Collection‘. This collection is a free download for all Rowan Subscribers and Rowan Members.
I’m proud and honoured to show you my first pattern for Rowan.
It is a cushion using 3 balls of Rowan Pure Wool Worsted, which is available in fifty (50!) vibrant shades. My design is shown here in shade Mustard 131. It is suitable for beginners.
If you reduce a diamond pattern to its minimum only four points remains. One at each corner. Then maximize these corners to the third dimension using cast ons and cast offs and you have the pattern for a front panel. The lower back panel reproduces these diamonds in stockinette and reversed stockinette stitch, whereas the upper back panel uses a seed stitch, the smallest diamond pattern of all.
And here are the other 13 designs of this Home Décor Online Collection by Rowan Yarns.
Jen used 2 strands of yarn held together for a quick and easy knit. You may find her on her blog heyjenrenee.
This collection (in the collection) by Anne Featonby shows a variety of different designs within the pattern, 2 cushions a tea cosy and also a thermos cosy. You may find her on her blog Life LackaDaisiCal.
Esther’s cushion cover is knitted in the round using a textured stitch and is finished with a button closure at each end. You may find her on Knitting with Rowan.
Dayana designed this plant pot cosy cover which is surrounded by an eye catching flower pattern and she designed the
Chainlink Cushion, covered in a slip stitch lattice design. You may find her on Dayana knits.
Claire designed this textured cushion cover with a contrast edging detail and a plain reverse side. You may read more about her adventures on her blog Knitandpurlgarden.
Kristen’s this cover features chunky rib detail an the opening and a sweet owl design. You may read more about on her knitting and more on her blog Knitionary.
This lovely cushion by Maria (aka westie99 on Ravelry) features a chunky cable central panel and is finished with a pretty ribbon.
This Table Runner by Sarah features pretty lace side panels. You may find her on Nottingham Knitter.
Ute (aka URehner on Ravelry) designed this cushion with contrasting square pattern on the front and plain stocking stitch on the back. Meet Ute at Facebook: Heute strick ich (Today I’m knitting)
And at last a cushion attack: