Rainbow Pillow

Brighten any room with this unique rainbow pillow. Change up the order of the colors for a customized rainbow that’s all your own.

Skill Level: Easy

Size:  14” x 26”

Gauge: 12 sts and 12 rows = 4” [10 cm] with MC and larger hook

Materials

Super bulky weight yarn

Yarn: Katia Bambi (100% Polyester; 131 yards [120 meters]/100 grams): 305 Off White (MC, 2 balls)

Katia Alabama (50% Acrylic, 50% Cotton; 115 yards [105 meters]/50 grams): 62 Mint Green (CC1, 1 ball), 32 Red (CC2, 1 ball), 40 Blue (CC3, 1 ball), 35 Yellow (CC4, 1 ball), 56 Raspberry Red (CC5, 1 ball)

Hook: US size 6 (4.25 mm), US size L/11 (8.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, polyfil

Special Stitches

Inc – work 2 sc in st indicated.

Dec – sc next 2 sts together.

Pattern Notes

To give more shape to the rainbow, take some foil, roll it up and cut it the same length of each color. Lightly pad the outline of the foil and stop everything with adhesive tape. Then insert inside each color of the rainbow.

Pattern

Cloud (make 2)

With MC and larger hook, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Start 8 sc in a magic ring. (8 sts)

Rnd 2: Inc 8 times. (16 sts)

Rnd 3: Sc in all 16 sts.

Rnd 4: Dec, sc in next 14 sts. (15 sts)

Rnd 5: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next 14 sts. (17 sts)

Rnd 6: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 14 sts. (21 sts)

Rnd 7: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next 20 sts. (23 sts)

Rnd 8: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 20 sts. (27 sts)

Rnd 9: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts. (29 sts)

Rnd 10: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts. (33 sts)

Rnd 11: Sc in all 33 sts.

Rnd 12: Dec twice, sc in next st, dec twice, sc in 24 next sts. (29 sts)

Rnd 13: Dec, sc in next st, dec, sc in next 24 sts. (27 sts)

Rnd 14: Dec, sc in next st, dec, sc in next 22 sts. (25 sts)

Rnd 15: Dec, sc in next st, dec, sc in next 20 sts. (23 sts)

Rnd 16: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sts. (25 sts)

Rnd 17: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sts. (29 sts)

Rnd 18: Sc in all 29 sts.

Rnd 19: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts. (33 sts)

Rnd 20: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next 32 sts. (35 sts)

Rnds 21-23: Dec twice, sc in next st, dec twice, sc in each st to end of rnd. (23 sts rem at end of Rnd 23)

Rnd 24: Sc in all 23 sts.

Rnd 25: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sts. (25 sts)

Rnd 26: Work 3 sc in next st, sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sts. (29 sts)

Rnd 27: Dec twice, sc in next st, dec twice, sc in next 20 sts. (25 sts)

Rnds 28-29: Dec 6 times, sc in each st to end of rnd. (13 sts rem at end of Rnd 29)

Rnd 30: Dec twice, sc in 9 next sts. (11 sts)

Stuff Cloud.

Rnd 31: Sc in all 11 sts.

Rnd 32: Dec, sc in next 9 st. (10 sts)

Rnd 33: Dec 5 times. (5 sts)

Fasten off.

Rainbow

With smaller hook, ch 16, sl st in first ch to make a circle.

Rnd 1: Sc in all 16 sts.

With CC1, rep Rnd 1 until Leg measures 13.75” from beginning.

With CC2, rep Rnd 1 until Leg measures 15.75” in from beginning.

With CC3, rep Rnd 1 until Leg measures 18” from beginning.

With CC4, rep Rnd 1 until Leg measures 20.75” from beginning.

With CC5, rep Rnd 1 until Leg measures 24.75” from beginning.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Sew the two Clouds together. Sew the various colors of the Rainbow on the Clouds.

Start sewing the shortest color (CC1) to finish sewing the longest color (CC5).

Tags: , ,

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *