Crochet a Donut Floor Cushion from Twinkie Chan’s Crocheted Abode a la Mode!

Seriously, is there anything cuter than this donut floor cushion from Twinkie Chan’s Crocheted Abode a la Mode? Well…there just might be! Check out some more of Twinkie’s patterns over on Ravelry!

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INGREDIENTS
6 super bulky weight
Lion Brand Hometown USA, 100% Acrylic, 5 oz (142 g)/81 yds (74 m) per skein: 5 skeins #135-102 Honolulu Pink (A), 7 skeins #135-159 Madison Mustard (B), 1 skein #135-099 Los Angeles Tan (C)
Red Heart Super Saver Economy, 100% Acrylic, 7 oz (198 g)/364 yds (333 m) per skein: small amounts each in assorted colors for sprinkles

TOOLS
M/13 (9.00 mm) crochet hook
H/8 (5.00 mm) crochet hook
tapestry needle
stitch marker
four 32 oz (900 g) bags polyester stuffing

DIRECTIONS

Gauge
9 sts x 11 rows in sc with larger hook = 4″ (10 cm). Take time to check gauge.

Finished Size
26″ (6 cm) diameter x 15″ (38 cm) high

Notes:

1) If you’ve never crocheted a donut shape before, it is recommended to do a trial run through the pattern with regular worsted weight yarn and an H hook.

2) Donut is worked from the inner hole to the outer edge, and then back to the hole.

3) RS shows on outside of donut.

Donut

With A and larger hook, ch 54. Join with sl st to 1st ch to form ring, being careful not to twist ch. Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd  1: Ch  1, sc in each ch around—54 sc. Do not join, rather work in a continuous spiral.

Rnds 2–15: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 16: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 5 sc] 9 times—63 sc. Rnd 17: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 6 sc] 9 times—72 sc. Rnd 18: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 7 sc] 9 times—81 sc. Rnd 19: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 8 sc] 9 times—90 sc. Rnd 20: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 9 sc] 9 times—99 sc. Rnd 21: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 10 sc] 9 times—108 sc. Rnd 22: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 11 sc] 9 times—117 sc. Rnd 23: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 12 sc] 9 times—126 sc. Rnd 24: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next  13 sc] 9 times—135 sc. Rnd 25: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 14 sc] 9 times—144 sc. Rnd 26: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 15 sc] 9 times—153 sc. Rnd 27: [(2 sc) in next sc, sc in next 16 sc] 9 times—162 sc. Rnds 28–33: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 34: Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in next st.

Rnd 35: Working in FLO, sl st in each st around, keeping sts loose and even, join with sl st in 1st sl st.

Fasten off A. Join B.

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Rnd 36: Working in BLO, sc in each st in rnd 34. Do not join. (Above.)

Rnds 37–41: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 42: Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in next st. Fasten off B. Join C.

Rnds 43–44: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 45: Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in next st. Fasten off C. Join B.

Rnds 46–59:  Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 60: [invdec, sc in next 16 sc] 9 times—153 sc. Rnd 61: [invdec, sc in next 15 sc] 9 times—144 sc. Rnd 62: [invdec, sc in next 14 sc] 9 times—135 sc. Rnd 63: [invdec, sc in next  13 sc] 9 times—126 sc. Rnd 64: [invdec, sc in next 12 sc] 9 times—117 sc. Rnd 65: [invdec, sc in next 11 sc] 9 times—108 sc. Rnd 66: [invdec, sc in next 10 sc] 9 times—99 sc. Rnd 67: [invdec, sc in next 9 sc] 9 times—90 sc. Rnd 68: [invdec, sc in next 8 sc] 9 times—81 sc. Rnd 69: [invdec, sc in next 7 sc] 9 times—72 sc. Rnd 70: [invdec, sc in next 6 sc] 9 times—63 sc. Rnd 71: [invdec, sc in next 5 sc] 9 times—54 sc.

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Rnds 72–90:  Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in next st. Fasten off, leaving a tail 1 yd (1 m) long for sewing (Above).

Weave in short end of foundation ch.

Sprinkles (make 22)

With smaller hook and desired color, ch 3, join with sl st to 1st ch to form ring. Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd  1: Ch  1, work 8 sc in ring—8 sc. Do not join, rather work in a continuous spiral.

Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around.

Rep rnd 2, stuffing lightly as you go, until piece is 3.5″ (9 cm) long, join with sl st in next st. Fasten off, leaving a tail 24″ (61 cm) long. Thread tail through 8 sts and pull to close. Weave in the short end.

Assembly

Whipstitch the last rnd of donut to foundation ch, using 1 yd

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(1 m) of A at a time and stuffing donut as you go. (Above).

Sew 10 sts at a time and be sure that stuffing is full and smooth before sewing further.

Sew sprinkles to donut as desired.

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Crochet designer and craft superstar Twinkie Chan is back with her highly anticipated book Crocheted Abode a la Mode: 20 Yummy Crochet Projects for Your Home. This is the follow-up to Chan’s first book, which featured food-inspired crocheted accessories. In Crocheted Abode a la Mode, Chan unveils twenty new food-themed crochet patterns for crafters to follow as they crochet their living space into a cozier, yummier place. The book is organized according to rooms in your house: kitchen and dining, living and lounging, bath and beauty, and home office.

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  • Belinda Gallant

    Hi – I was fortunate enough to find your free pattern for the donut floor cushion but was wondering if you could tell me what materials you used and how much? thank you

    • socialmedia@quartous.com

      Hi Belinda! We’ve updated the post to include the materials. Enjoy!

    • http://fb.com/susan.rainer Susan Rainer-Tong

      here is the info… it is at the top of the pattern right under the 1st pic:
      “INGREDIENTS
      6 super bulky weight
      Lion Brand Hometown USA, 100% Acrylic, 5 oz (142 g)/81 yds (74 m) per skein: 5 skeins #135-102 Honolulu Pink (A), 7 skeins #135-159 Madison Mustard (B), 1 skein #135-099 Los Angeles Tan (C)
      Red Heart Super Saver Economy, 100% Acrylic, 7 oz (198 g)/364 yds (333 m) per skein: small amounts each in assorted colors for sprinkles

      TOOLS
      M/13 (9.00 mm) crochet hook
      H/8 (5.00 mm) crochet hook
      tapestry needle
      stitch marker
      four 32 oz (900 g) bags polyester stuffing”