This bright, funky pincushion in new Merino Magic Highlights will lift your heart and brighten your day every time you sit down to sew.
1 ball Heirloom Merino Magic Main Colour (Natural)
1 ball Heirloom Merino Magic Highlights Contrast 1 (Hot Pink)
1 ball Heirloom Merino Magic Highlights Contrast 2 (Lime)
1 pair 3.25mm needles
Using 3.25mm needles and Main Colour (MC) cast on 20 stitches.
1st row: (MC) knit
2nd row: purl
Repeat these 2 rows twice more (6 rows in all).
Change to CC1 (Merino Magic Highlights Hot Pink)
Rows 7 & 8: Knit
Repeat rows 1 to 6 once.
Next row : change to CC2 (Highlights Lime): Knit to end.
Next row : Knit
These 16 rows form pattern.
Continue in pattern until work measures approx 13cm ending with a 6th row.
Instructions : Back
Using MC, cast on 20 stitches.
Work in stocking stitch for approx 13cm (to match length of front).
With right sides together join seams leaving a small opening for turning. Turn right side out and stuff firmly. Slip stitch remainder of seam.
Make a tassel and attach to one corner.
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