VW Camper Cushion

I’ve been having fun recently knitting up one of these new VW Campervan cushions for the Made By Ewe shop in Broadwindsor.IMG_9098

It is a Wendy pattern, knitted in Serenity Super Chunky yarn.  The yarn is a blend of alpaca, wool and acrylic, which makes it lovely and soft and light.  As it is super chunky weight, it is knitted on big 9mm needles; it is like knitting with   rope!  IMG_9100

The cushion grows really quickly and I had it finished in a week.

A perfect cushion for Summer picnics or a great present for VW fans.IMG_9099

I have a kit for the cushion in slate blue or orange and it  can be ordered from the shop.

Happy Camping!

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About madebyewe

Hello, and welcome to my blog, where I talk about the ups and downs of running a crafty business, knitting and life. I learnt to knit when I was a child in the 1970s. I think my Mum taught me, though it may have been one of my Nans. Both Nans were great crafters and my Mum knitted, when she had time. My childhood was full of wearing Mum's warm and cosy handknit jumpers to school and playing with yarn by the fire, making presents for my family and clothes for my toys. When I grew up, I started a business designing children's handknitted jumpers. Now I spend some of my time desgining gardens, as well as designing knitting. The garden design business is well established; the knitting design business is just starting out. I love the rhythmic quality of knitting, the feel of woolly yarn in my hands and the way a project grows beneath my fingers. It is relaxing and productive at the same time. I especially love vintage knitted toys and the quirky simplicity of the patterns. They were often made in times of austerity, when money and supplies were short, but the desire to create something fun inspite of this, shines through. I am a supporter of the Campaign for Wool, supporting the British wool industry, and using British yarn for my kits. Where would we be without fields of fluffy sheep to admire? Baa Humbug to acrylic!
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