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« on: January 10, 2013 09:22:10 AM »

Finished this pouf/foot rest for the Nursery we're working on, love it! I couldn't find hat I wanted in stores or in Yellow (plus they were $85+) so I made my own.  Smiley



I used three strands of Lion Brand Homespun in Golden and two strands of Stitch Nation Full o Sheep in Honeycomb held together using US 15 needles. Total I used 3 balls of each brand (as a little less yardage in the Full o Sheep, total cost $14).

I was inspired by the Puff Daddys Baby pattern but ended up using this Drops pattern as the short rows provided better shaping and easier to sew closed at the end. I just CO 28 stitches and worked in Seed Stitch instead of Garter.

I found a matching yellow sheet at the thrift store and wrapped it around an old balled up comforter to stuff the pouf. Worked great!


(I also made the side table! Blogged here)
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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2013 11:32:45 AM »

This is a pretty cute project!!  Nice way to use up those big giant balls of yarn....

It goes nicely in your room with your table!

Thanks for the links as well...!
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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2013 11:40:51 AM »

This is so cute! Nice job Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2013 07:41:08 PM »

I can't think of anything I love more then a knitted pouf
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2013 08:01:46 PM »

Oh cool! It looks perfect! ^_^ I've been wanting to see other people give the idea a try before I have the guts to do it myself xP
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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2013 07:08:08 PM »

Ahh, love it!!

I can't knit, so I've been looking at the retail version and ended up full circle back to Craftster in my search. Cheesy  Should have known a search would bring me back home, ha.
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2013 11:09:56 AM »

Drooling over it!!
Another project onto my to do list
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2013 07:32:10 AM »

Very cool project!
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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2013 10:49:06 PM »


I wish this were in my house! It looks very nice and very useful.

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« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2013 10:31:44 AM »

What a wonderful pouf.  It looks so cheerier in your room.
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« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2013 05:01:58 PM »

Yellow is my favorite color... You did an awesome job!
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« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2013 08:55:47 AM »

This is fantastic!  I had been admiring something similar in a store in town (although I was not admiring the price!).  However, I think this is even better! 

Great colour too!
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« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2013 09:57:26 AM »

That's very cute!
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« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2013 12:15:16 PM »

love this! great modern twist on such an old craft  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2013 03:11:36 PM »

Love your pouf-especially the seed stitch which looks fab!  I also have been coveting the poufs I see in stores, it sounds like an easily knitable project Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2013 01:52:46 PM »

Great job!
I too am in the process of knitting a pouf pillow/ottoman from the Puff Daddy pattern.
I totally revamped the pattern just like you and am using the Star knitting stitch.
I'm half way through.  Grin
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« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2014 06:03:26 AM »

uh-oh.
hubby's gonna be mad... but the toddler will be happy.
I think there may be tons of knitted poofs around here someday.

those are awesome... and the patterns are something my very limited knitting skills can do... and we have about 5 old sheets laying around already and i have totes and totes of yarn. basically free home decor. I'm so excited!

Thank you for sharing this Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2014 02:26:14 PM »

I love these poufs, and yours turned out great. I love the idea of using all that yarn too - this would make a great stashbuster project!
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