Floor Pillow Pattern

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Approx. Size 24" Square

You Need: Columbia-Minerva Yarn, 5 Beige (MC), 1 each of Lime (L), Yellow (Y), Orange (O), Scarlet (S), Royal (R).
24" pillow form.
"Boye" crochet hook Size I or size to give gauge.
24" zipper if desired.

Gauge: 3 shells & 2 sps = 3"; 5 rows = 2"

Front: With MC, ch 66 to measure approx 25".

Row 1 (right side): 2 sc in 3rd ch from hook, ch 1, sk 2 ch, 2 sc in next ch (shell), *ch 2, sk 2 ch, shell in next ch; rep from * to last 3 ch, ch 1, sk 2 ch, 1 sc in last ch (21 shells). Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: Sc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, 2 sc in next sp; rep from *, end ch 1, sc in top of tch. Ch 2, turn. Rep Row 2 to 14" from beg, do not complete last sc of row, cut MC, draw L thru 2 loops on hook. Always change colors in this way. Con­tinue pat, working 2 rows each L, Y, O, S, R. With MC, work in pat for 6" more (24" from beg). Fasten off.

Back: Work same as front.

Finishing: Hold wrong side of back and front tog. Thru double thickness, * work 1 sc in each st or row to corner, 3 sc in corner; rep from* until 3 sides are joined, if zipper is desired, continue sc on front edge only. Fasten off. Insert pillow form. If zipper is not used, sc 4th side tog. Make 4 tassels in desired color and sew to pillow as shown.

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