STADIUM CUSHION

Size = 15 +1/2" x 25 + 1/2".
Worsted weight yarn = 13ozs.
Size Q crochet hook.
Gauge = with 5 strands held tog., 4 sc sts = 3 + 1/2" : 4 sc rows = 3 + 1/2".
NOTE: for Cluster * yo, insert hook in st. yo, draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lops on hook, rep from * 2 more times in same st., yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.
Wind yarn into 5 x 2 + 1/2 oz balls.Work pattern with 5 strands of yarn held tog..

Row 1: ch 26, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (25).
Row 2: ch 1, sc in 1st st, (cl in next st, sc in next st) across, turn (13 sc, 12 cl).
Row 3: ch 1, sc in each sc and in each cl, across, turn.
Row 4: ch 1, cl in first st, (sc in next st, cl in next st) across, turn (13 cl, 12 sc).
 Row 5: Rep row 3.
Row 6 - 15: Rep rows 2-5 consecutively, ending with Row 3.
Round 16: working around outer edge, ch 1, sc in next st and in end of each row around with 3 sc in each corner, join with sl st in first sc, turn.
Round 17: ch 1, sc in each st around with 3 sc in centre st of each sc corner, join; fasten off.