Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Sugar 'n Cream - Gingham Pillows Crochet Pattern

 

gingham

Gingham style pillows with both square and rectangular versions for use anywhere in your house.

Source - Sugarncream.com

MEASUREMENTS
Square Pillow: 16 ins [40.5 cm] square.
Rectangle Pillow: Approx 13 x 20 ins [33 x 51 cm].

GAUGE
13 dc and 6 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

MATERIALS
Lily® Sugar ‘n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g / 2.5 oz; 109 m / 120 yds)
Blue Version
Square Pillow OR Rectangle Pillow
Contrast A
01105 Country Blue
2 balls (200 m/219 yds)
Contrast B
01004 Soft Ecru
2 balls (200 m/219 yds)
Contrast C
00009 Bright Navy
2 balls (115 m/126 yds)
Red Version
Square Pillow OR Rectangle Pillow
Contrast A
00142 Country Pink
2 balls (200 m/219 yds)
Contrast B
01004 Soft Ecru
2 balls (200 m/219 yds)
Contrast C
01530 Country Red
2 balls (115 m/126 yds)
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Square Pillow: 16 ins [40.5 cm] square pillow form.
Rectangle Pillow: 13 x 20 ins [33 x 51 cm] rectangle pillow form.

ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximately.
Beg = Beginning.
Ch(s) = Chain(s).
Dc = Double crochet.
Pat = Pattern.
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
RS = Right side.
Rem = Remaining.
Rep = Repeat.
Sc = Single crochet.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp(s) = Space(s).
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.
WS = Wrong side.

INSTRUCTIONS
Notes
: When joining new color, work to last 2 loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through 2 loops, then proceed in new color.
• Carry color not in use across top of previous row and work sts around it to prevent stranding.

SQUARE PILLOW
Front and Back
(make 2 pieces alike).
With B, ch 59.
**1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in next ch. *With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. With B, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Join A. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 57 dc.
2nd row: With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *With C, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Join B. Turn.
3rd row: With B, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. With B, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Join A. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.**
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows for Gingham Pat until work from beg measures approx 16 ins [40.5 cm], ending with a 3rd row of pat. Fasten off.
Front Edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join C with sl st in any corner. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. Work sc evenly around outer edge of Pillow Front, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
With WS facing each other, sew 3 sides of Pillow Front and Back tog, leaving Front edging free. Insert pillow form. Sew rem side closed.

RECTANGLE PILLOW
Front and Back
(make 2 pieces alike).
With B, ch 47.
Work from ** to ** as for Square Pillow over 45 dc.
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows for Gingham Pat until work from beg measures approx 20 ins [51 cm], ending on a 3rd row of pat. Fasten off.
Front Edging: Work as for Square Pillow.

FINISHING
Work as for Square Pillow.

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