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    Default Sunburst Granny Square Cushion

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    Well, I'm amazed at how little interest there is in poor old knitting and crochet...I'm here to brighten up this section and maybe inject a little inspiration?

    Here's my first crochet project after many years of knitting, I wanted a project to grow quickly and be finished so I can begin another so I decided to teach myself. This sunburst granny square cushion cover was made with just a few colours of good old acrylic yarn with reversible sides. They'll be changed over in spring/summer for a more suitable colour scheme/cotton yarn that will be more light and airy.

    You'll need to learn single and double crochet to make any of the cushion elements:


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    I made 9 round sunbursts before bordering to make them square then single crocheted together to make one big piece. It was finished off with 1 row of single crochet and 2 rows of double to bring it all together.

    Here's the Youtube tutorial for the sunbursts, this is round 1 of 4 stages. If you look at the description underneath the video it will let you know where the next 3 steps are :

    Go on, have a go
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    Lovely! I crochet and have just made my first gloves.I have done scarves and a few mandalas. I've got a fox on the go too.

    I can't wait for the colder weather so I can wear my hats and scarves :-)
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    Hi, I am trying to add a same coverlet with the cushion, possible? I want it to try it here in Australia!

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    Love the variation on the granny square. Great colours very BoHo.

    Mo. MornieG Jewellery.
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