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Free Crochet Marigold Motif
Cushion
Marigold Motif Cushion

Materials: Knit Cro Sheen; 2 - 150 yd balls Yellow, 2 - 225 Balls White
 Steel Crochet Hook Size 9 or 1.00 mm
 ¾ yd Fabric for Lining
 Polyester Fiberfill
 Sewing Needle and Thread
 Tapestry Needle

Finished Size Approximately 12” x 19 ½”
Gauge: Motif = 2 ¼” Square.

Motif 1:
With yellow, ch 6 and join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 5 for first dc and ch 2, (dc in ring, ch 2) 7 times, join with sl st to 3rd ch of starting ch-5.
Rnd 2: Sl st in next ch-2, ch 4 for first tr, retaining last loop of each st on hook, work 4 tr in same space, yo and through all loops
on hook (starting cluster completed), ch 5, * retaining last loop of each st on hook, work 5 tr in next ch-2, yo and through all loops
on hook, work 5 tr in next ch-2, yo and through all loops on hook (cluster completed), ch 5; repeat from * around, join with sl st in
tip of first cluster--8 clusters. Cut yellow.
Rnd 3: Join white in any ch-5 loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * ch 5, in next loop work dc, ch 5, dc (corner completed) **, ch 5, sc in
next loop; repeat from * around, end last repeat at **, ch 2, dc in first sc--4 corners established.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same loop, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, * in corner loop work dc, ch 5, dc (ch 7, sc in next loop) 2 times, ch 7;
repeat from * 2 times more, end ch 7, join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Motif 2:
Rnds 1 through 3: Make same as motif 1.
Rnd 4: (joining rnd): Ch 1, sc in same loop, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, dc in corner loop, ch 2, sl st in corresponding corner on
motif 1, ch 2, dc in same corner on motif 2, (ch 3, sl st in next loop on motif 1, ch 3, sc in next loop on motif 2) 2 times, ch 3, sl st in
next loop on motif 1, ch 3, dc in corner loop on motif 2, ch 2, sl st in corner loop on motif 1, ch 2, dc in same corner on motif 2;
complete remainder same as motif 1. Continue making and joining motifs the same as motif 2 was joined to motif 1 until the piece
is 15 motifs by 15 motifs. As required, join one or two sides on each motif; where three or four corners meet, sl st in previous sl st
to join corners.
Continue making and joining motifs in same manner, until piece is 5 motifs by 9 motifs.

Border:
Join white in any corner, ch 8 (for first dc and ch 5), dc in same corner, * (ch 8, sc in next lp) 3 times, ch 8, dc in joining of motifs,
sk corner lp after joining. Rep from * around, working dc, ch 5 and dc in each corner. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch-8.
Break off.

Finishing:
Weave in all ends.
Lining: From fabric cut two pieces, each 13” x 20 ½”. Hold both pieces together, using ½” seam allowance, sew 3 sides, leave 4th
side open. Turn, stuff firmly, sew 4th side closed. Sew crocheted piece on cushion.