This Gauguin-inspired, over-sized cushion is a painting in wool. The knitting is much easier than you might think, large blocks of color are knit and the multicolor detail is embroidered on after knitting.
Felt it and flaunt it!
Finished size: 20" x 21.5" x 4"
Designed by: Marta McCall
You will need:
worsted felting wool like Plymouth Galway
-2 balls each of colors: pale medium orange, violet, pale green, rust orange, hot pink
-and 1 ball each of the following colors:
wine, daffodil, chocolate, wheat, light lavender, light blue, green, brown, garnet, dark blue, dark grey, bright red, red
needles: US 15 circular, 24" to 32" long
and the following materials:
-one 21" x 22.5" piece of sturdy fabric for backside of cushion
-one 72" x 5" matching sturdy fabric for edge
-fiber fill or 4" thick foam cut to size