Pinwheel Pin Cushion - Free Crochet Pattern


Crochet a cute little four-colour spiral pin cushion. Quick, easy and fun to make, it's the perfect for storing all your pins and needles.

Pattern gives instruction for 2-ply (No. 10) cotton thread and Size 8 beads, but you can easily work it up in different yarn weights and bead sizes. 

SIZE: Approx 10cm (4in) diameter x 5cm (2in) high.

Pattern includes:

  • 4 pages of easy-to-follow instructions, fully tested with other crocheters
  • Stitch-by-stitch photo tutorials
  • UK and US crochet terms

You will need:

  • Knitpicks Curio 2-ply (No. 10) cotton thread in four colours (listed in pattern)
  • 112 x Size 8 beads
  • 1.5 mm (US: D) crochet hook
  • 4 lightweight progress keepers
  • Yarn needle for sewing in ends
  • Toy stuffing 

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate. This crochet pattern requires familiarity with the following stitches: chain, slip stitch, double crochet (US: single crochet), half treble crochet (US: half double crochet) and treble crochet (US: double crochet).