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gray pouf cover


hurray the gray pouf cover is finished! 

gray pouf by elisabeth andree

in an earlier post about the cover i had written that i had to work with two shades of a variegated yarn, but the effect is not bad at all. the circles were created themselves while crocheting.

i have this pouf made in the same way as the yellow floor cushion, the difference is that when i was almost at the side of the pouf, i stopped increasing the number of stitches.

both parts of the pouf cover i hooked together with the wrong sides facing each other and alternately crocheted a h dc into the edge of one half and then one h dc in the other half. the last part of securing the seam was tricky because the pouf is too large to hold in a handy way and crochet at the same time. well it worked – with a lot of moaning and grumbling i must admit. if i want to wash the cover, i have to detach a part of the seam and reconnecting when washed and dried.

what you think of the end result?

for the tutorial for the yellow floor cusion see:
see you next time!
gray pouf by elisabeth andree
gray pouf by elisabeth andreegray pouf by elisabeth andree




21 thoughts on “gray pouf cover

  1. Love.. love.. the grey pouf.. gorgeous!! thanks for linking in 🙂

  2. Hi~ I really LOVE this floor pillow! And your idea to use two different colors of varigated yarn?…ingenious. I love the varigateds but they don’t look right in just anything..I think this is a winner!TracyAnn ..visiting from Yarn-a-Long and http://www.crochethappy.com

  3. Love your pouf Elisabeth! It matches your room perfectly! Great job.Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!Hope you have a fabulous week!Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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  4. I love it! Fabulous colour and size – just perfect 🙂 I started one earlier in the year but stopped when I realised it was going to take as much wool as a blanket to crochet! 😉 Might go back to it one day. Loving yours 🙂 Kx

  5. Your floor pouf is fabulous!

  6. I think you are wicked clever! Love your pouf and I made certain to Pin the tutorial links.

  7. Love this floor poof. So cute and fun! Thanks for sharing

  8. You’re floor cushion is great. I love the grey. It reminds me of a giant river stone. And thank you so much for the tutorial. I’ve been wanting to crochet a round cushion for ages.

  9. really like it!!! everything of it!!!xxxx Alessandra

  10. The pouf cover looks very professional, I am sure that you will find an interior designer willing to buy it!

  11. That is lovely. Like a great big grey stone.

  12. What a great cushion! I can do crochet, but my wrist hursts quite a lot from it, I need to do smaller project.

  13. Looks so cozy. I have a maroon crochet pouf that matched my bedroom decor until now but I’m re-designing my room around a new bed that’s grey so this inspires me …

  14. I love it – and it looks lovely in your very nice living room. 🙂

  15. @Lamina Thank you:)I do have bought a cushion ready made from a Dutch company, here is the link: http://kussengigant.nl/contents/nl/d81.htmlThe cushion that I have is – measured from side seam to side seam – 70 cm, it is very firm and you can sit well on it. Sometimes ready made is nice and easy;)

  16. LOVE it! I want to make one now too! Just curious… how did your stuff it… is it a cushion insert? Hope you won’t have to wash it too soon 🙂

  17. Love this, simple. functional, effective , attractive.

  18. I LOVE your pouf. I would absolutely adore one (you know, once I get moved). I’ll have to bookmark this!

  19. Very fun idea! I love the variegated yarn too 🙂

  20. I adore the finished project, it compliments the room wonderfully. Hope you don’t need to wash it all too often!x

  21. I love it! I have some chunky yellow in my stash that I have been meaning to make into a pouf…