Red Heart Pomp-a-Doodle

Alien Pillows WR1964

Designed by Heather Lodinsky

Skill Level: EASY

Black Rectangle Pillow measures 8" wide x 10" tall. Purple Oval Pillow measures 8" wide x 10" tall.

For Black Rectangle Pillow
RED HEART® "Pomp-a-Doodle™": 2 Balls in 9945 Night & Day A.
RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 Skein in 312 Black B.
2  black buttons: ⅞” diameter.

For Purple Oval Pillow
RED HEART® "Pomp-a-Doodle™": 2 Balls in 9930 Plush Plum A.
RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 Skein in 528 Medium Purple B.
3  black buttons: ¾” diameter.

For Both
RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 Skein in 311 White C or purchased white pompoms.

Knitting Needles: 5.5 mm [US 9] and 6.5 mm [US 10½].
Polyester stuffing.
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 22 rows = 4" in garter stitch with smaller needles and B. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the given gauge.

Note: Knit 2 stitches on thread between pompoms. Do not pull pompoms through stitches.

BLACK RECTANGLE PILLOW
Body
With larger needles and A, cast on 24 sts.
Work in garter stitch for 20".
Bind off.

Base
With smaller needles and B, cast on 10 sts.
Working in garter st, inc 1 st at beginning of every row 10 times - 20 sts.
Work even until piece measures 4" from beginning.
Dec 1 stitch at beginning of every row 10 times - 10 sts. Bind off.

Antennae (Make 6)
With smaller needles and B, cast on 12 sts.
Bind off, leaving a long tail.
Cut 2 pompoms from A for each Antenna.
Sew 2 pompoms to top of each Antenna.

FINISHING
Fold Body piece in half and sew side seams, leaving cast-on and bind-off edges open.
Make 2 pompoms, each 1½" diameter, from C.
Sew buttons on pompoms and sew to Front of Body.
Sew 3 antennae to each top corner.
Sew Base to open edge of Body, leaving an opening for stuffing.
Stuff with polyester filling.
Sew opening closed.
Weave in ends.

PURPLE OVAL PILLOW
Body
(Make 2)
With larger needles and A, cast on 30 sts.
Work in garter stitch for 5".
Dec 1 st at beginning of next 14 rows - 16 sts.
Bind off 2 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows, then 3 sts at beginning of next 2 rows - 6 sts.
Bind off.

Base
With smaller needles and B, cast on 10 sts.
Working in garter st, inc 1 st at beginning of every row 14 times - 24 sts.
Work even until piece measures 7" from beginning.
Dec 1 stitch at beginning of every row 14 times - 10 sts.
Bind off.

Antennae
(Make 3)
Work as for Rectangle Pillow Antennae.

FINISHING
Sew Body pieces together, leaving cast-on edges open.
Make 3 pompoms, each 1½" diameter, from C.
Sew buttons on pompoms and sew to Front of Body. Sew 3 antennae to top edge of Pillow.
Sew Base to open edge of Body, leaving an opening for stuffing.
Stuff with polyester filling.
Sew opening closed.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc = color A, B, etc; dec = decrease; inc = increase; K = knit; mm = millimeters; st(s) = stitch (es); St st = Stockinette stitch.

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Pillow Party WR2148

Designed by Darla Sims.

Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE

Heart Pillow is 15" tall and 16" at widest point.
Square Pillow measures 15½" square.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 15 sts = 4"; 6 rows = 4" in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

HEART PILLOW

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 Skein 940 Plum Pudding A.
RED HEART® "Pomp-a-Doodle™": 1 Ball 9955 Berries & Cream B.
Fiberfill, ½ yd fabric for lining.

PILLOW
Side 1
With A, ch 12.
Row 1 (Right Side): 3 dc in 6th ch from hook, ch 1, skip next 2 ch, 3 dc in next ch, ch 1, skip next 2 ch, dc in last ch; turn - 2 3-dc groups.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), * 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * across; 3 dc in beginning ch-5 space, ch 1, dc in 4th ch of ch-5; turn - 3 3-dc groups.
Row 3: Ch 4, * 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * across; dc in last st; turn.
Rows 4-11: Repeat Row 3.
Row 12: Ch 4, skip first ch-1 space, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 11 times, skip last ch-1 space, dc in last st; turn.
Row 13: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 14-17: Repeat Rows 12-13.
Row 18: Repeat Row 12.

Upper Heart-Right Side
Row 1: Ch 3, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 4 times; 3 dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next ch-1 space; turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times; 3 dc in next ch-1 space, dc in last st; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 2 times; 3 dc in next ch-1 space, dc in last st; turn.
Row 4: ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, dc in last st; turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, sc in last st. Fasten off.

Upper Heart-Left Side
Row 1: With Right Side facing, skip next 3-dc group of Row 18, join yarn in next ch-1 space; ch 3, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 4 times, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, dc in last st; turn.
Rows 2-5: Work same as for Right Side.
Edging-Round 1: With Right Sides facing, join A in any st, ch 1, sc evenly around; join with a slip st. Fasten off.

Side 2
Work same as for Cover 1 to Row 5 of Upper Heart Left Side.
Edging-Round 1: With Wrong Sides facing, join B in any st, ch 1, sc evenly around; join. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Lining: Using one Cover piece as pattern, add ½” to outside edge and cut two heart shaped pieces from lining fabric. With Right Sides facing, sew together using ½” seam, leaving 8" opening along one side. Turn right side out. Insert fiberfill and sew opening closed.

With Wrong Sides together, stitch outer edges of pillow covers, leaving 8" opening. Insert pillow and close opening. Weave in ends.

SQUARE PILLOW

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 Skein 718 Shocking Pink A.
HEART® "Pomp-a-Doodle™": 1 Ball 9930 Plush Plum B.

16" x 16" pillow form, ½ yd fabric for lining.

PILLOW
Side 1
With A, ch 5; join with a slip st into a ring.
Round 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch-2), [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times; 2 dc in ring; join to 3rd ch of ch-5.
Round 2: Slip st in next ch-2 space, ch 5, 3 dc in same space, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next ch-2 space - corner made, ch 1] 3 times; 2 dc in first ch-2 space; join.
Round 3: Slip st in next ch-2 space, ch 5, 3 dc in same space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1 - side space made; * corner in next ch-2 space, ch 1, side space in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around; 2 dc in first ch-2 space; join.
Round 4: Slip st in next ch-2 space, ch 5, 3 dc in same space, ch 1, side space in each ch-1 space to next ch-2 space, * corner in next ch-2 space, ch 1, side space in each ch-1 space to next ch-2 space; repeat from * around; 2 dc in first ch-2 space; join.
Rounds 5-11: Repeat Round 4.
Fasten off.
Edging-Round 12: With Right Sides facing, join A in any st, ch 1, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each ch-2 space; join. Fasten off.

Side 2
Repeat as for Cover 1 to Round 12.
Edging-Round 12: With Wrong Side facing, join B in any st, ch 1, sc in each st around; join. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Lining: Cut two 17" squares from lining fabric. With Right Sides facing, sew together using seam, leaving 8" opening. Turn right side out. Insert pillow and sew opening closed.
Sew covers together around pillow. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Pomp and Stripes Hoodie WR2000

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Sara Louise Harper.

Directions are for child's size 2; changes for child's sizes 4, 6, and 8 are in parentheses.

Finished chest measurement: 27 (30, 32, 34)".
Finished length measurement: 15 (17, 17, 18)".

RED HEART® "Stripes™": 3 (4, 5, 6) balls 940 Passion Stripes A.

RED HEART® "Pomp-a-Doodle™": 2 balls 9930 Plush Plum B.

Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9].
Circular Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9] - 24".
Stitch holder, yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 22 rows = 4" in St st with A. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

pomp and stripes hoodie

HOODIE
Back
With A, cast on 56 (62, 66, 70) sts. Work in St st until 7½ (9, 8½, 9½)" from beginning, end P row.

Shape Armhole
Bind off 8 sts at beginning of next 2 rows - 40 (46, 50, 54) sts. Work even until armhole measures 6½ (7, 7½, 7½)", end P row.

Shape Shoulders
Bind off 11 (13, 15, 16) sts at beginning of next 2 rows - 18 (20, 20, 22) sts. Slip remaining sts to a stitch holder.

Front
Work same as for Back until armhole measures 4 (4½, 5, 5)", end P row.

Divide for Neck
K14 (17, 19, 20), join 2nd ball of A and bind off center 12 (12, 12, 14) sts, Knit to end of row.
Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge once, then dec 1 st at each neck edge every other row 1 (2, 2, 2) times - 11 (13, 15, 16) sts each side.

Work even until same length as Back to shoulders. Bind off.

Sleeves
With A, cast on 34 sts. Work in St st, shaping sides by inc 1 st each end of every 4th row 8 (10, 12, 12) times, then every 6th row once - 52 (56, 60, 60) sts. Work even until 12 (13, 14, 15)" from beginning, end P row. Bind off. Allow cuff to roll slightly.

Finishing
Sew shoulder seams.

Hood
With right side facing and circular needle, leaving center bound-off sts of Front neck free, join A at Front neck edge, pick up and K11 (12, 14, 15) sts up right neck edge, K across 18 (20, 20, 22) sts from Back holder, pick up and K11 (12, 14, 15) sts down left neck edge - 40 (44, 48, 52) sts. Work back and forth in St st until 8½ (9, 9½, 10)" from pick-up row. Bind off.

Fold bound-off row of Hood in half and sew together.

Note: For best results when using Pomp-A-Doodle yarn, work with the yarn between the pom poms and do not pull the pom pom through the stitch on the needle.

Hood Edging
With right side facing, circular needle and A, pick up and K68 (76, 82, 90) sts around edge of Hood. Work back and forth in St st for 8 (8, 10, 10) rows. Join B and K4 rows dec 14 (16, 18, 18) evenly on first row - 54 (60, 64, 72) sts. Bind off loosely.

Sew hood edging to bound-off sts of Front neck edge so that each side meets at center.

Sew in Sleeves, sewing last 2" of Sleeve to bound-off edge of Armhole shaping. Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Lower Edge Trim

With wrong side facing, circular needle and B, pick up and K82 (92, 98, 104) sts around entire lower edge. Knit 3 rounds. Bind off. Weave in ends.

pomp and stripes hoodie


ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = yarn A, B; dec = decrease; inc = increase; K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows.); st(s) = stitch(es).

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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