From: The April 2018 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Easy
Sea shells by the sea shore, that’s what this pillow makes you think of; those beautiful summer days spent beachcombing, building sand castles, and soaking up the sun.
Lynn Wasylkevych’s creative design includes all of the beachy symbols you want: waves, sand, starfish, and shells. The undulating motion of waves lapping on the sand is achieved by working in a pattern of treble, double, half-double, and single crochet, giving the piece that sense of watery movement.
The colors are so perfect, too. Using two shades of blue for the waves gives them depth and really makes them look like the surf, especially with that bit of sand in between.
The Song of the Sea Pillow is worked in two panels, a front and a back. The front is larger than the back to accommodate the button-edge closure, which is off-center on the back panel. This is the perfect place for those special seashell or mother-of-pearl buttons!
Six starfish motifs are worked separately and scattered over the pillow front and back, adding that quintessential symbol of the sea. But the fun isn’t over—the seashell trim really takes the Song of the Sea Pillow over the top! The shell trim adds a special touch of whimsey to this fun project.
The Song of the Sea Pillow pattern includes:
- Complete stitch instructions
- List of necessary materials
- Special stitch definitions
- Pattern notes
- Finishing instructions
- Detailed photography
Welcome the sea into your home with the Song of the Sea Pillow. It would be so perfect at the lake cabin or beach house, or even in a condo in the city! Wherever you place it, you’ll be reminded of fun days at the beach.
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