Claret and Aqua Pillow Pattern #S-429

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

COATS and CLARK'S O.N.T. "Speed-Cro-Sheen" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 3 balls of No. 59 Claret and 2 balls of No. 76-A Aqua.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 2/0.

A foam rubber pillow, 15 inches in diameter.

GAUGE: 3 puff sts make 1 inch; 4 rnds make 1 ½ inches.

Starting at center with Aqua, ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, (thread over, insert hook in same place as si st, draw loop through and up to same height as ch-3) 3 times; thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1 (puff st made). Make a puff st in each sc around. Join to top of first puff st. 4th rnd: Sc in back loop of each puff st and in each ch around. Join and break off. 5th rnd: Attach Claret to same place as sl st, ch 3, make a puff st in each sc around. Join. 6th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * sc in next ch (1 sc increased), sc in next 2 puff sts. Repeat from * around. Join and break off (14 sc increased). 7th rnd: Attach Aqua to first sc and repeat 5th rnd. 8th rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing 14 sc evenly around. Join and break off. Repeat last 2 rnds alternately, changing color on every other rnd until 18 rnds have been completed. Do not break off at end of last rnd. 19th rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing as necessary to keep work flat. Join. Repeat 19th rnd until piece measures same as pillow. At end of last rnd, join and break off.

Make another piece the same way. With wrong sides facing and working through both thicknesses, attach Claret to any sc, sc closely around to within 10 inches of first sc, insert pillow and sc closely around remaining edge. Join and break off.

Other great crochet patterns from Quick Crochet.

Crochet Patterns

Quick Crochet Rug
Red and Yellow Pot Holder
Red and White Pot Holder
Oblong Casserole Jacket
Round Casserole Jacket
Jeweled Pillbox
Pixie Hat
Convertible Brim Hat
Beach Bag
Drawstring Bag
Commuter's Bag
Carry-All Bag
Place Mats & Chair Pad Covers
Square Yellow Pillow
Claret and Aqua Pillow
Killarney and Aqua Pillow
Bathroom Rug
Open Mesh Slippers
Hairpin Lace Belt
Ballet Slippers