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Rainbow Pillow

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Bernat
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Handicrafter™Cotton Geometric
  • Contrast A Hot Red, 1 ball or 57 yds/52 m
  • Contrast B Sharp Yellow, 1 ball or 138 yds/125 m
  • Contrast C Lively Lime or color of choice, 1 ball or 105 yds/95 m
  • Contrast D Intense Blue or color of choice, 1 ball or 105 yds/95 m
  • Contrast E Purple Perk or color of choice, 1 ball or 52 yds/47 m
  • Note: 1 ball of each of all shades will make 4 Pillows.
  • Size U.S. G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Pillow form 12" x 16" [30 x 40 cm]
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

MEASUREMENTS:
Approx 12" x 16" [30.5 x 40.5 cm].

GAUGE:
15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm].

DIRECTIONS:
Stripe Pat: Work 1 row of each color: A, B, C, D, E, D, C, B.
These 8 rows form Stripe Pat.

Note: To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through rem 2 loops and proceed in new color.

Front and Back (make alike).
With A, ch 6.
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and each of next 2 ch. Turn. – 1 Block made. Break A. Join B.
2nd row: With B, ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and each of next 2 ch – beg block made. (Sl st. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp – block made. Turn. Break B. Join C.
3rd row: With C, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) twice. Turn – 3 blocks made. Break C. Join D.
4th row: With D, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 3 times. Break D. Join C. Turn – 4 blocks made.
5th row: With E, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 4 times. Turn – 5 blocks made. Break E. Join B.
6th row: With D, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 5 times. Turn – 6 blocks made.
First 6 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, inc 1 block each row as before, until side edge measures approx 12" [30.5 cm].

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, work sides even as follows:
1st row: (RS). Beg block. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp (do not make a block). Turn.
2nd row: Sl st in each of first 3 dc and ch-3 sp. Block in same sp as last sl st. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 2 rows until longer side measures 16" [40.5 cm], ending on a WS row.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, dec sides as follows:
1st row: (RS). Sl st in each of first 3 dc and next ch-3 sp. Block in same sp as last sl st. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp (do not make a block). Turn.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until 1 block rem. Fasten off.

With WS facing each other, sew 3 sides of Front and Back, matching Stripes. Insert pillow form. Sew rem side closed.

ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dc = Double crochet
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
Pat = Pattern
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
WS = Wrong side

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