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Category Scheepjes Publications, Home, Esme Crick, YARN - The After Party
Suggested yarn Catona 50g
Type Cushion
Technique crochet
Sizes 51 x 31 cm
Languages dutch english-us english-uk french german spain swedish
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YARN - The After Party 80 Canal Houses Cushion

By Esme Crick

From the designer behind the recent 3-part cushion series featured in YARN The After Party issues 44-46 comes yet another marvellous cushion project; the Canal Houses Cushion!

This time, Esme Crick offers you the chance to add a splash of Amsterdam to your home with this timeless, archetypically Dutch design, made in striking colour contrasts. Crocheted using the mosaic crochet technique, this is a design great for budding beginners right through to advanced. The Canal Houses Cushion is made using Scheepjes Catona yarns in colours 248 Champagne and 192 Scarlet or 249 Saffron. Though of course we also welcome you to add your own creative flair to this project and choose from the extensive range of 109 colours available to Scheepjes Catona!


  • Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 50g/125m)
    Cushion 1:
    Yarn A: 248 Champagne x 5 balls
    Yarn B: 192 Scarlet x 2 balls
    Cushion 2:
    Yarn A: 248 Champagne x 5 balls
    Yarn B: 249 Saffron x 2 balls
  • 3.5mm crochet hook
  • 52 x 32cm (20.5 x 12.5in) cushion pad

The pattern for the Canal House Cushion, designed by Esme Crick, is featured in YARN - The After Party 80. This issue of YARN - The After Party is available as a printed booklet in English (UK), Dutch, German and Swedish via Scheepjes retailers, or as a digital download via Ravelry in these languages plus English (US), French and Spanish.

About the designer

Scheepjes Friend Esme Crick of Redsparrowcrochet is an all-round yarn fan, crochet designer and teacher based in the UK. She is responsible for numerous wonderful designs featured in our YARN The After Party Series which incorporate both mosaic crochet and other techniques. She has also contributed to our YARN Bookazine series by designing the playful Pom Pom Ripple Wrap which made its debut in issue no. 7 Reef. To discover more of Esme’s wonderful creations, head to her blog!

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