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Topic: Cotton Stool Cosy 'on the round'  (Read 736 times)
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« on: September 17, 2009 10:36:10 AM »

During an episode of  'The Tudors' last Friday night I knocked out, using lovely thick cotton yarn a 'stool cosy' to brighten up my rather drab bathroom and to keep my little ones bottoms warm during teeth cleaning duty.
Using only single crochet, I gradually increased each round until I had reached the desired size of my stool (around 130 stitches.) I then decreased quickly to create a smalled diameter. The finished item was then stretched over the stool, and tied with extra yarn underneath to prevent any small fingers pulling it off.
I have to admit I am enjoying the simplicity of the dense single crochet stitch and have been mesmerised by the 'pinwheel' pattern I am finding in the rounds.
« Last Edit: September 17, 2009 10:39:58 AM by lainsie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2009 11:07:04 AM »

I just picked up a similar stool and was thinking of sewing a cushion for it.  I like your crochet cozy MUCH better!  Well done Smiley  I think I will give your version a try!
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2009 11:14:25 AM »

i love your color choice, it looks so calm and nice.

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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2009 11:40:45 AM »

Nice!  It's a cute little pick-me-up for one of those stools.

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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2009 04:25:57 PM »

I can see why you would enjoy it. It has such a beautiful simplicity about it. What a great idea too.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2009 05:18:38 PM »

What a cool idea, it looks great!

« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2009 08:37:44 PM »

love it!!!!

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