Sometimes it's fun to mix things up a little though so with the Square Pillow pattern, I added some color to the arrows. Don't you just love that about crochet? Simple little adjustments of color can bring on a whole new look and feel.
Wide stripes, thin stripes, color here, color there...
gradient colors, contrasting colors, rainbow colors...
Imagine all the fun to be had while crocheting yourself a pillow!
Here's what you need to know about the Traveling Arrows 12"x12" Square Pillow crochet pattern:
Skill Level: Intermediate
Terms: US Crochet Terminology
Materials: Caron Simply Soft 4ww yarn or similar
54 yards Country Blue
80 yards Dark Country Blue
313 yards White
12” x 12” pillow form or follow instructions below to make your own
Finished Size: 12” x 12”
Hook: J/10-5.75 mm & K/101/2-6.5 mm
Gauge: (J Hook) 14 hdc & 11 rows = 4”
st(s) - stitch(es), sl st - slip stitch, ch - chain, yo - yarn over, sc - single crochet,
hdc - half double crochet, dc - double crochet, RS - right side, WS - wrong side
Hdc Foundation: If you’re unfamiliar with how to work foundation chains, this photo tutorial may help http://craftingfriendsdesigns.blogspot.com/2014/12/hdc-chainless-foundation.html
OR - if you prefer a basic chain, chain the required amount + 2, turn, hdc in 2nd chain from hook and each chain across
4-dc Cluster: (uses 4 sts), yo, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, repeat from to 3x, yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook, chain 1 to close off
7-dc Cluster: (uses next 7 sts), yo, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, repeat from to 6x, yo and draw through all 8 loops on hook, chain 1 to close off
Front Post Treble Crochet (FPtr): yo twice, working in front of previous row, insert hook from front to back around post of indicated st, yo and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), yo, draw through 2 loops on hook3x
Reverse sc: working from right to left, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through both loops on hook
Herringbone hdc: yo, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a loop through stitch and first loop on hook, yo, pull through both loops on hook
(c) 2018 Copyright by Kate Wagstaff of Crafting Friends Designs
(c) 2018 Photo Copyright by Ash & Co
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