Sunday, 29 June 2014

Petal Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

petalpillow

 

A great gift for any loved one, this flower-decorated Valentine's Day pillow can be adapted to any holiday with an easy change of the color scheme!

MEASUREMENT
Approx 12 x 18 ins [30.5 x 45.5 cm].

MATERIALS
Patons® Classic Wool (100 g / 3.5 oz; 192 m / 210 yds)
Main Color (MC) (77710 Cherry) 2 balls
Contrast A (77404 Orchid) 1 ball

Sizes 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) and 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge. 12 x 18 ins [30.5 x 45.5 cm] pillow form.

GAUGES
16 sts and 12 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller hook in pat.
14 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger hook.

INSTRUCTIONS
Pillow
With smaller hook and MC, ch 74.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *1 dc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 73 sts.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 sc in next dc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. *1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in next dc.
Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows for pat. Until work from beg measures 24 ins [61 cm].
Fasten off.

Small Flower (make 7)
With larger hook and A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: (petals) *Ch 11. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in each of next 4 ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Sl st in next sc of 1st rnd. Rep from * around. 8 petals.
3rd rnd: Sl st around outer edge of each petal. Join with sl st to first st.
Fasten off.

Small Flower Center (make 7)
With larger hook and MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Sl st in each st around. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off. Sew one Small Flower Center to center of each Small Flower.

Large Flower (make 3)
With larger hook and A, ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 16 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: (petals) *Ch 15. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 tr in each of next 6 ch. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * around. 16 petals.
3rd rnd: Sl st around outer edge of each petal. Join with sl st to first st.
Fasten off.

Large Flower Center (make 3)
With larger hook and MC, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: Sl st in each st around. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off. Sew one Large Flower Center to center of each Large Flower.

Finishing.
Sew 3 sides of Pillow tog. Insert pillow form. Sew rem side closed. Sew all Flowers to one side of Pillow as seen in picture.

Click Here to get the free pattern from Patons Yarns

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