SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 3 skeins Sensations™ Angel Hair Yarn: blue & taupe stripes
- Caron® Simply Soft® Yarn, 1 skein each: Light Country Blue (A), Autumn Blaze (B), Dark Country Blue (C)
- Crochet hook sizes J-10, D-3
- Measuring tool
- 12"x16" rectangular pillow form
- Yarn needle
PILLOWS: Use J-10 hook. Ch 37. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across entire chain. (36 chains). Ch 1 turn, continue making rows of sc for a total of 68 rows. Ch 1 & turn at the end of each row. Tie off, weave in tail. Make 2. Crochet all flowers with D-3 hook. Trim tails; weave in tails.
LARGE DARK Blue Flower: Ch 6, sl st in 1st ch to form ring. Ch 2 counts as 1 dc. Make 11 dc in ring. (12 dc) sl st to top of Ch 2. Ch 6, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc. Rep to end of ring (6 ch in 6 spaces) sl st to 1st sl st. Ch 1, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 3 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each Ch 6 spaces. Sl st to beg of row. Ch 12, sc in middle tr at top of petal, Ch 12, sc in between petals. (12 loops).
SMALL DARK Blue Flower: Ch 6, sl st in first Ch to form ring. Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). Make 2 dc in ring. Ch 3, make 3 dc rep for 5 Ch 3 spaces. Sl st to top of Ch 2 and center dc. Ch 7, sc in center of Ch 3, Ch 7 sc in center dc, Ch 7, rep for a total of 10 loops. Sl st in center dc.
LIGHT BLUE Flower: Make 3. Ch 6, sl st in first Ch to form ring. Ch 1, work 1 sc, 1 dc, 1 tr. Ch 3 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 sc in ring for 1 petal. Rep 2 more times. Sl st to first dc, Ch 6, sc in Ch 3 space, Ch 6, sc in dc of same petal. Ch 6, sc in dc of next petal. Rep to the beg Sl st to first dc. (9 – Ch 6 loops). MiNI GolD Flower: Make 4. Ch 5, sl st, ch 5 sl st in same place, Ch 5, sl st, rep 2 more times. (5 loops). Ch 8 and go behind each loop, sl st in same place. Rep for all petals. Sl st at end.
LEAF: Make 6-7. Leave tail of 12" or more, at the end and beg of each leaf. Ch 6, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next Ch dc in next 3 chs. Sl st over last dc. Sl st in first ch working along the back side of foundation chs, Ch 2, dc in 1st dc and the next 2 dc, sc in sc, sl st in beg Sl st. Make a long chain with the tails.
ASSEMBLY: Crochet several lengths of chains. Place pillow crochet piece on pillow form. Tack flowers in place. Wrap chains around flowers & leaves; tack into place. Pin back piece to front. Crochet row of sc crochets to join pieces together. Leave opening to insert pillow form. Sew opening closed.