"Crochet Pattern Pillow"



This crochet pattern pillow is an easy project to pick up whenever time allows.

It is worked in synthetic yarn so washes very well again and again.

The color tones in my crochet pattern pillow consist of 4 shades increasing in intensity from white to the darkest shade of blue.

It consists of 2 large granny square afghan motifs [back and front alike].

The corners are finished with tassels.

Fringing can also be used all around the edge of the cushion, or a decorative crochet edge is another option.

The pillow is made from pale blue taffeta and stuffed with foam fill. The taffeta can be seen in the spaces between the groups of stitches on the granny square afghan motifs.

Another option is to purchase a cushion insert and make the cover to fit your crochet pattern pillow.

If the terminology used in this pattern differs from what you're used to, check my equivalency tables for easy conversion.

Crochet Free Pattern – Pillow

Materials: 100g ball 8 ply yarn in each color, 5.00mm crochet hook.

Measurements: Approximately 40cm [16ins] square.

Tension: First 4 rows = approximately 10cm [4ins].

Stitches: Chain, Slip Stitch, Trebles, Double Crochet.

How to Make a Granny Square

Working in M color, begin by working 5ch and joining with a ss to form a ring.

1st Round: Work 3ch, 2tr into ring, [1ch, 3tr into ring, 1ch] 3 times, finishing with 1ss into 3rd of 3ch.

2nd Round: Attach 1st C to any corner sp, work 3ch, 2tr, 1ch, 3tr into same sp, [1ch, 3tr, 1ch, 3tr into next corner sp] 3 times.

3rd Round: Attach 2nd C to any corner sp, work 3ch, 2tr, 1ch, 3tr into same sp, *1ch, 3tr into next 1ch sp, 1ch, [3tr, 1ch, 3tr] into corner sp. Repeat from * finishing with 1ss into 3rd of 1st 3ch.

4th Round: Attach 3rd C to any corner sp, work as per 3rd round.

5th – 6th Round: Attach 4th C to any corner sp, Work as per 3rd round.

These rows form the pattern. Continue working in this manner until 16 rows are completed.

Join back and front granny square afghan motifs by double crocheting them together on 3 sides, insert pillow, continue joining.

Work another round of dc.

Make tassels and join one to each corner of your crochet free pattern pillow.

For a different design, try my small granny square cushion, pillow design, square pillow, bolster cushion, or my round crochet cover pillow.

Why not make a matching picnic blanket, or afghan bed rug?

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