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Marshmallow Pouf by DROPS Design

DROPS cushion/foot stool in garter st in 4 strands ”Eskimo” or 2 strands ”Polaris”.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-298
Size: Small - Large
approx 150 - 185 cm / 59" - 72¾" (includes filling)
Diameter: 50 - 60 cm / 19¾" - 23½"
Height: 28 - 40 cm / 11" - 15¾"

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
800-1600 g color no 21, blue/violet
or use:
800-1600 g color no 26, magenta

Or use:
DROPS Polaris from Garnstudio
1200 - 2300 g select color from Polaris color chart

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 15 mm / US 19 - or size needed to get 5 sts x 16 rows in garter st with 4 strands Eskimo (or 2 strands Polaris) = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

1-2 down duvets (should be down as this is easier to shape. Medium quality is fine, we have used summer down duvets weighing approx 1400 g).

1 jersey sheet in the same color as cushion/foot stool (to protect and cover up the duvet).

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pattern type: pillows, shape: circle, short rows, sideways,

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

MEASUREMENT TIP: Place piece over the back of a chair to make it hang loose. Measure in the middle of piece.


Worked from side to side. Cast on 24-30 sts on needle size 15 mm / US 19 with 4 strands Eskimo. Work 2 rows GARTER ST – see above! Continue in garter st with turns as follows to avoid a hole at the top and at the bottom: * Work row until 4 sts remain, turn piece, tighten first st, work row until 4 sts remain, turn piece, tighten first st, work row until 8 sts remain, turn piece, tighten thread, work row until 8 sts remain, turn piece, tighten first st, work return row on 16-22 sts. Work 1 row on all sts *. Repeat from *-*. When piece measures approx 120 -130 cm / 47'' - 51" - read MEASUREMENT TIP – bind off loosely.

Pull a double thread through outer loops of outermost sts along one side of piece, tighten tog carefully and fasten thread (= the bottom). Repeat at the top but do not tighten thread yet. Sew cast on row and bind off row tog from the bottom and up along the side.
Fill the cushion/foot stool as follows (it may require 2 people!): Place the 2 duvets on top of each other and pull the sheet over. Place the duvet in the cushion/foot stool – make sure to have the sheet on the outside. Tighten the top tog and fasten thread.

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