My Crochet: Revamped Beanbag Chair

by Kathryn on April 4, 2012 · 13 comments

in My crochet work

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Awhile back I received a secondhand castoff beanbag chair from a friend who didn’t need it anymore. I’ve wanted a beanbag chair for awhile. I love low-to-the-ground furniture and furniture that can easily be moved around the apartment and a beanbag chair fit the bill.

The beanbag chair looked like this when I received it:

beanbag chair My Crochet: Revamped Beanbag Chair

You can see on the sides there that had a cool feature: built-in pockets. Other than that, though, it was looking dated and not chic at all.

The first thing I did was flattened it out and folded it over to make a more rigid pouf instead of a super loungy college-style bean bag.

repurposed bean bag chair My Crochet: Revamped Beanbag Chair

I went out and bought black “duck tape”. I used that to secure the folded over top to the bottom. I then used it to cover the entire top in black. This left me with a shiny black top and a creamy white bottom. Then I crocheted a granny circle in maroon to cover the entire thing; I used the basic pattern for the crochet mandala over at Crochet with Raymond. Actually, I crocheted two matching granny circles and then secured them together around the piece using single crochet.

crochet pouf My Crochet: Revamped Beanbag Chair

The end result is a nice compact crochet covered pouf that sits in the reading corner in my bedroom.

How would you have reinvented this beanbag?

pinit fg en rect gray 28 My Crochet: Revamped Beanbag Chair

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9 comments
Rehena
Rehena

Wow! Looks great and comfortable . That is a wonderful bean bag. I am impressed! Your fabric is much more stylish than what they offer. Best quality bean bag chairs that will blow our mind. Thank you for sharing valuable information.

icrochetinoh
icrochetinoh

Love what you did with this! I would probably do the same thing but I would use Blue or purple yarn.

dlyrs
dlyrs

Awesome job - it looks great. :)

icrochetinoh
icrochetinoh

@CrochetBlogger I understand, your color choice, I'm just partial blur or purple. I don;t care where it's going. LOL!

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