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Stylish Pouf

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Red Heart Designed by Lorna Miser
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Description
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • Red Heart® Grande™: 8 balls, Oatmeal A & 10 balls, Aran B
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 10mm [US P-15]
  • Plastic yarn needle, stitch marker, child’s small bean bag chair
  • GAUGE: 11 sts = 8" (20.5 cm); 7 rows = 4" (10 cm) in single crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
  • (6 Super Bulky) Red Heart® Grande™, available in 5.29 oz (150 g), 46 yd (42 m) balls

DIRECTIONS:
Pouf measures 27" diameter x 15" high x 87" circumference (68.5 x 38 x 221 cm).
  • Bottom Panel
  • With A, ch 4; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.
  • Round 1 (right side): Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, do not join—6 sc. Place marker for beginning of round and move marker up as each round is completed.
  • Round 2: Work 2 sc in each st around—12 sc.
  • Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sc.
  • Round 4: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st; repeat from * around—24 sc.
  • Round 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; change to B—30 sc.
  • Round 6: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around—36 sc.
  • Round 7: *Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—42 sc.
  • Round 8: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around—48 sc.
  • Round 9: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * around—54 sc.
  • Round 10: *Work 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts; repeat from * around; change to A—60 sc.
  • Round 11: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; repeat from * around—66 sc.
  • Round 12: *Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around—72 sc.
  • Round 13: *Sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—78 sc.
  • Round 14: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts; repeat from * around—84 sc.
  • Round 15: *Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; repeat from * around; change to B —90 sc.
  • Round 16: *Sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around—96 sc.
  • Round 17: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 11 sts; repeat from * around—102 sc.
  • Round 18: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 14 sts; repeat from * around—108 sc.
  • Round 19: *Sc in next 12 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; repeat from * around—114 sc.
  • Round 20: *Work 2 sc in next st, sc in next 18 sts; repeat from * around—120 sc. Fasten off.
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  • Top Panel
  • Work same as bottom panel but do not fasten off at end of Round 20. Begin side panel.
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  • Side Panel
  • Round 1 (right side): Working in back loop only, sc in each st around; change to A.
  • Round 2: Sc in each st around; change to B.
  • Repeat Round 2 until side measures 15" (38 cm) (or length that will fit over bean bag when slightly stretched), changing color at end of each round and carrying color not in use on wrong side until next needed, ending with B round. Fasten off A. Do not fasten off B.
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  • FINISHING
  • To minimize weaving in, draw all ends to wrong side of piece. Insert bean bag into cover. Place bottom panel on bean bag. To close pouf, working through front loops only of bottom and side panels, slip st in each st around; join with slip st in first slip st. Fasten off. Flatten top and bottom panels.
  • Weave in ends.
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  • Skill level: Intermediate
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  • Approximate Crafting Time: Varies
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