Crochet Pattern, Queen of Hearts Square Pillow, 12" x 12" pillow form and pillow cover crochet pattern
The Queen of Hearts Square Pillow / pillow cover crochet pattern is a great way to add some color, texture and comfort to any room.
This crochet pattern includes instructions for a 12" x 12" pillow form if you prefer to make your own and the removable pillow cover.
The pattern is worked from the bottom up and includes many photos and a stitch chart along with the written instructions to help with stitch placement.
**Skill Level:** Intermediate
**Terms:** US crochet terminology
**Materials:** 4ww yarn such as Caron Simply Soft, Red Heart Soft, Deborah Norville Everyday or similar
230 yards Autumn Red
230 - 517 yards White
8 Stitch Markers
2 (1 ⅛ ”) buttons
**Finished Size:** 12” width, 13” height
**Gauge:** 17 sc & 19 rows = 4”
ch - chain, CL - cluster, FP - Front Post, st(s) - stitch(es), sl st - slip stitch, yo - yarn over, sc - single crochet, hdc - half double crochet, dc - double crochet, dtr - double treble crochet,
RS - right side, WS - wrong side
Foundation hdc: If you’re unfamiliar with how to work foundation chains, this photo tutorial may help
Front Post Double Treble Cluster (FPdtrCL):
*Yo 3x, insert hook from front to back to front of indicated st, yo, pull up a loop, [yo and pull through 2 loops on hook]3x,* repeat from *to* 2 more
times, yo and pull through all 4 loops on hook
2-dc Cluster (2-dc CL): (uses one st),
[yo, insert hook into st indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and
draw through 2 loops on hook]2x, yo and pull through all 3 loops on hook
Double Crochet 2 together (dc2tog):
yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through
2 loops on hook, yo, insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook
Beginning Standing stitches:
These stitches are used to start each row in place of a turning chain
If you are unfamiliar with working these stitches, you can find a video tutorial here: http://jessieathome.com/crochet-techniques-chainless-row-turns-sc-hdc-dc/
Note: If you prefer to use turning chains, chain the amount needed for the first stitch height and then work a regular sc, hdc or dc in the very first stitch as written. Do not use the chain as a stitch
This pattern has been tested by experienced crocheters for ease and accuracy.
(c) 2018 Copyright by Kate Wagstaff of Crafting Friends Designs
(c) 2018 Photo Copyright by Ash & Co
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