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You’re going to love the fun texture of this crochet pillow!
At the moment I am loving working with cotton! I am also enjoying sprucing up my home décor a little bit! A few weeks ago I added this Beach Glass pillow to the mix (Found here: Beach Glass Pillow – A Free Crochet Pattern) and then this 100% cotton throw (Found here: Cotton Beach Glass Throw – A Free Crochet Pattern). Now today I bring you a crochet pattern for the On the Fringe Pillow! Stay tuned – next week I will have another throw pillow design!
This pillow has a super fun, furry texture – my kids absolutely gravitated toward it, loving how soft “and fuzzy” it is.
It’s made in a worsted weight cotton which is easy to come by, relatively inexpensive and comes in a huge range of colour! So there are so many possibilities! I am enjoying the happiness that this yellow conveys!
The furriness is created using a crochet loop stitch. After the face of the pillow is completed, the loops are cut to give it more of a shaggy appearance. Of course, you may decide to leave the loops in tact.
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On the Fringe Pillow Pattern:
Skill Level: Intermediate
Gauge: 15 lp sts x 9 rows = 4 inches
Finished Size: 17.5 x 17.5 inches
Yarn: 8 balls Bernat® Handicrafter Cotton™ (100% Cotton; 1.75 oz/50 g; 80 yd. / 73 m; Medium/Worsted Weight); Colour: Pale Yellow
Approximately 640 yards of your favourite worsted weight cotton.
Hook: I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook.
You will need one 16 inch pillow form.
Notions: Yarn Needle
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Ch – Chain
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Lp st – Loop Stitch (Insert hook in the stitch indicated, wrap yarn over index finger, holding back the loop now on your index finger, yarn over the hook (both strands, the loop remains on your finger) and pull up a loop on your hook (the second loop will be double stranded), yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook.
Puff – Puff Stitch ([Yarn over, insert hook in stitch indicated and draw up a loop] four times, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook)
Rpt – Repeat
Rsc – Reverse Single Crochet
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl st – Slip stitch
Yo – Yarn over
– Pattern is written in American English terms.
– Pattern is worked in rows.
– Ch 1 at beg of row does not count as stitch.
– Weave in ends as needed.
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook and in each st across; ch 1, turn. (53 sts)
Row 2: Sc in the 1st st, lp st in each of the next sc to the last st, sc in the last st; ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in each st across; ch 1, turn.
Rows 4 – 7: Repeat rows 2 and 3 twice more.
Row 8: Sc in the 1 st, * puff in the next st, sc in the next; rpt from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Sc in each st across; ch 1, turn.
Row 10: Sc in each of the next 2 sts, *puff in the next st, Sc in the next st; Rpt from * across to last 2 sts, Sc in each of the last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn.
Row 11: Sc in each st across; ch 1, turn.
Rows 12-13: Repeat rows 8 and 9 once more.
Row 14: Sc in the 1st st, lp st in each of the next sc to the last st, sc in the last st; ch 1, turn.
Row 15: Sc in each st across; ch 1, turn
Rows 16-49: Repeat rows 14 and 15 seventeen times more (Work from beginning of this loop section will measure approximately 9 inches)
Rows 50-55: Repeat rows 8 and 9 three times.
Rows 56-61: Repeat rows 2 and 3 three times.
Do not fasten off but now turn work so that you will be working along the rough edge and proceed as follows:
Rnd 1: Ch 1, evenly work 59 sc along rough edge of pillow front, work 3 sc in corner st, sc 51 across, 3 sc in next corner st, evenly work 58 sc along opposite rough edge, 3 sc in next corner st, 51 sc across, 2 sc in final corner and join with a sl st in the first st.
Fasten off, weave in ends. Optional: Cut loops. Set aside.
Row 1: Ch 1, hdc in the 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; ch 1, turn. (55 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st across; ch 1, turn.
Repeat row 2 until work from the beginning is approximately 17.5 inches. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Edging (Worked in a round):
Holding both sides together, with wrong sides together, work through both sides and join yarn with a sl st in the top right corner with the front side of the pillow case facing you. You will work through both sides all the way around.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, rsc in each st around the first three sides. Do not fasten off, but insert pillow into the pillow case and then continue working through both sides, rsc in each of the remaining across, join with a sl st in the first st.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
If you are liking the fringe look, I have found another pillow cover with a great fringe for you on AllFreeCrochet! You can check out this free crochet pattern here (will open in a new window): Tassel Waterfall Crochet Pillow on AllFreeCrochet