Bold clusters of bobbles bring texture and life to this living room staple. Its oversize pillow form and fluffy super bulky yarn is exactly what you will want to lay your head on after a long day.
Skill Level: Easy/Intermediate
Size: 16” square
Gauge: 6 sts x 7 rows = 3” in sc
Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool; 106 yards [97 meters]/170 grams): 099 Fisherman, 5 balls
Hook: US size M/N (9.0mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle; 18” pillow form
Bobble (dc5tog in the same stitch): *Yo, insert hook in st, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 2 lps; rep from * 4 more times (6 lps on hook), yo, pull through all lps on hook. Note: Push bobbles to back of fabric on odd numbered rows and push bobbles to front of fabric on even numbered rows
Row 1: Ch 34, sk first ch, sc in each rem ch across, turn – 33 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, Bobble in next st, *sc in next 5 sts, Bobble in next st; rep from *to last 4 sts, sc in last 4 sts, turn.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, *Bobble in next st, sc in next st, Bobble in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across, turn.
Rows 6-7: Rep Rows 2-3.
Rows 8-9: Rep Row 2.
Row 10: Ch 1, sc in first 7 sts, *Bobble in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts, turn.
Row 11: Rep Row 2.
Row 12: Ch 1, sc in first 6 sts, *Bobble in next st, sc in next st, Bobble in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * across to last 3 sts, sc in last 3 sts, turn.
Row 13: Rep Row 2.
Row 14: Rep Row 10.
Row 15: Rep Row 2.
Rows 16-29: Rep Rows 2-15.
Rows 30-37: Rep Rows 2-9.
Place wrong sides (inside) of each pillow pieces together, and sc evenly all the way around pillow going through both layers, working 3 sc in each corner. Add pillow form before finishing last side. Join round and finish off.
Weave in all ends.