Pillow Party WR2148

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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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