What’s not to love about a snuggly pillow in some super-soft yarn? This 12 x 16 pillow is a great accent piece to add to any piece of furniture in your home. Practice your tapestry crochet skills with this fun piece.
Time: Weekend Project
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 12” x 16”
Gauge: 10 sts and 11 rows = 4” [10 cm] in sc
Yarn: Red Heart Hygge (70% Acrylic, 30% Nylon; 212 yards [194 meters]/227 grams): Pearl 8406 (MC, 1 ball), Rust 8319 (CC, 1 ball),
Hook: US size K/10.5 (6.5 mm)
Notions: 12×16 pillow form, tapestry needle
This pattern is worked back and forth in rows using the tapestry crochet technique.
2 panels are made and then crocheted together around a pillow form.
Each panel is the same, just invert the colors for the second panel.
Each color is carried throughout the pattern under the active yarn stitches.
With MC, ch 40.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across. (39 sc)
Rows 2-8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each across. (39 sc)
Rows 9-24: Ch 1, turn, sc across by following the chart and changing colors when indicated.
Rows 25-32: With MC, ch 1, turn, sc in each across. (39 sc)
Make a second panel by inverting the colors.
With wrong sides together and panel 1 facing you, attach CC to top right corner of both panels, ch 1, sc evenly around 3 sides, placing 3 sc in each corner, insert pillow form, sc evenly along last side, join.
Fasten off and weave in ends.