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Pouf Goes the Floor Cushion (with Knitting Pattern)

Pouf Goes the Floor Cushion (with Knitting Pattern)

Here’s my interior design question: what do you do when you have extra guests and not enough seating? My husband made this beautiful low coffee table, and when we have an overflow of guests they sit on the floor and sidle up to the glass table.

A pouf, or a floor cushion, would be a quick, stylish, inexpensive and comfortable fix for casual extra seating. I like the look of floor cushions, and I’ve been collecting images of “poufs” in hopes that I’ll be able to figure out how to knit one.

I hadn’t thought much about knitted furniture before, but started to search around. I found my way onto the Norwegian site, Pickles. Pickles’ pouf is actually called a puff, because puff is the Norwegian word for stool. I am excited to share Pickles’ Puff Daddy knitting pattern with the Care2 community! Click here to see their pattern. Also, check out Pickles’ Puff Daddy Baby and Puff Mama.

Photo credit: Pickles

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Ronnie Citron-Fink

Ronnie Citron-Fink is a writer, editor and educator. She has written hundreds of articles about sustainable living, the environment, design, and family life for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting, and the managing editor of Moms Clean Air Force. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. Ronnie lives in New York with her family.


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2:47AM PST on Jan 14, 2013

Great! Thanks!

11:48AM PST on Nov 23, 2011

Thank you

4:59AM PDT on Aug 7, 2011


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10:53AM PDT on Aug 6, 2011

Thanks Ronnie!

5:54AM PDT on Jun 16, 2011

Thanks for the article.

9:28PM PST on Dec 26, 2010

That is soooo pretty - especially in the neutral bone coloured yarn (or whatever it's called).
I am quite tempted to knit it, despite the fact that our floors are damp and cold enough to cause a musty smell in anything that remains on floor for any length of time.

8:52AM PDT on Aug 16, 2010

This is a great idea and the texture will also add dimension to the room design.

9:41AM PDT on Jul 16, 2010

It looks gorgeous!! LOL IT, not I... sorry!

9:29AM PDT on Jul 16, 2010

I looks gorgeous! I'm seriously thinking about embarking myself in such a great looking quest!! LOL Thank you!

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Worthwhile. TY.

Thanks for the article, biking is also great.


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