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Crochet a Pin Cushion...

Our current challenge over on the  Let's Craft and Create Blog is Anything but a Card!  

I've crocheted a pin cushion. The motif  I've used for the design is called 'African Flower' an internet search will give you various patterns and tutorials, but the one I used is  HERE.
The yarn is  4ply mercerised cotton from there's some gorgeous bright and zingy colours in the range.  I've used Pastel Pink, Rose Pink, Leaf Green and Silver.

Check out the Let's Craft and Create blog to see some fabulous projects from the rest of the team and the prize on offer for one lucky entry.  Don't forget you've got two weeks to enter.


  1. Love your wee pin cushion Vicky, the colours are gorgeous together.


  2. This is lovely Vicky - thanks for the links. That's a very interesting site for helpful tutorials and I'm going to hop off to the knitshop right now! x

  3. This is so sweet Vicky and that cotton looks lovely to work with. xx

  4. loving your crocheted pin cushion Vicky, you are really brilliant at this, i would love to learn , but dont think I could follow tutorials :) hugz xx

  5. That is beautiful Vicky! Way too gorgeous to stick pins in sweetie xx

  6. This is gorgeous Vicky! Super cute and such nice colours. I really need to learn how to crochet.

  7. Love your pin cushion it looks great. Was it easy to make? Would love to try and make one.

    1. Yes I found it pretty easy and I'm still a beginner. Just make two of the hexagon motifs and join them together with a double crochet or single crochet (US). I made make the inner cushion with some calico and polyester wadding.

  8. Love your pin cushion - lovely colours and so neat! My problem is getting things to come out the right size (I am remembering the ten little mary jane boottees I tried last year, every one was destined for the bin) I must try again! Mary G x

  9. oo this is so lovely I wish I could crochet, I've tried to get the hang of it a couple of times but to no avail. I will try again one day. :)


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