crochet covered ottoman
December 7th, 2010
This ottoman is obviously in rough shape. It used to be sort of wabi sabi, beat-up chic, but sometime ago it crossed a line and now it's just plain beat up. I've been meaning to recover it properly, but as I have no idea how to do that it's been shoved in the back of my closet. After seeing this crochet covered ottoman (ravelry link) I pulled it out from it's hiding spot and made a cover. That is obviously the before shot...
and here is the after. Not bad for no planning--just some yarn from my stash and a free pattern off ravelry. I wanted the cover to be all puff stitches, but I only had super bulky yarn and the puffs were getting too out of control puffy. I used a hat pattern--a really ugly hat pattern--and made it fit. So really I made a hat for my ottoman. Ha! Here is the project page on ravelry if you want the specs.
After I made it, I saw this ottoman and now I want to find some crazy super chunky yarn (or maybe even roving?) and make another cover. The making never ends.