Skull and Crossbones Cushion Cover

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Skull and Crossbones Cushion Cover Pattern


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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stockinette stitch (knit and purl stitches)
  • Intarsia color work
  • Some sewing

Pattern Description:

A snuggly pirate-y cushion cover (21" square). The picture design on the cushion could be knitted in intarsia by an INTERMEDIATE knitter or in relief by a BEGINNER knitter.


9 sts and 14 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 21" Square


  • 400 yards red and 100 of cream Super Bulky weight yarn
  • 10mm needles (or size required to achieve gauge)
  • Spare 10mm needle (for 3 needle bind off)

You Will Also Need:

  • 18 inch closed end zipper
  • Red cotton thread

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Bulky weight

About Designer

About Designer

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by Natty-Knits
San Francisco, Bay Area, CA US
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I'm an expat Brit living in the San Francisco Bay Area and a stay at home Mum. I'm also an avid knitter with many ideas for interesting designs using unusual construction and techniques.

My Mum taught me to knit when I was 7 years old, I thought I'd forgotten it but when I came back to knitting 7 years ago I discovered that it was all still there.

I love to knit in 3D and around ...

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