Bed of Rose Baby Afghan & Pillow

Bed Of Roses Crib Cover and Pillow

Bed O’ Roses Crib Cover and Pillow

Edited By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2010 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Intermediate

Sizes: Crib Cover – about 33 inches by 54 inches

Pillow – about 13 inches by 18 inches

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn: White – 25 ozs, Baby Blue – 12 ozs, Baby Pink – 12 ozs, Light Green – 8 ozs, Yellow – 1 oz; Yarn Needle; Pillow Form – 11 inches by 16 inches.

Crochet Hook:Size G-6 (4.25 mm).

JOINING WITH SC

When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

TO CHANGE COLORS

Work last stitch before color change to last step, with new color yo and pull new color through remaining loops on hook. Drop unused color to wrong side. Do not work over unused color.

CRIB COVER

Rose (Make 27 Baby Blue and 27 Baby Pink)

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, ch 5, join with sl st to first ch to form foundation ring; ch 1, sc in ring, ch 2, * sc in ring, ch 2; rep from * 6 more times; join with sl st to first sc. (8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, * (sc, 3 dc, sc) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around; join. (8 petals)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, working behind petals in sc from Rnd before last rnd, sc in first sc, ch 3, * sc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * (sc, 3 dc, sc) in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, working behind petals in sc from Rnd before last rnd, sc in first sc, ch 4, * sc in next sc, ch 4; rep from * around, join.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, * (sc, 4 dc, sc) in next ch-4 sp; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 7: Rep Rnd 5. Finish off and weave in ends.

Center of Rose (Make 54)

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with Yellow, ch 3, 6 dc in 3rd ch from hook, sl st in top of ch-3. Finish off and weave in ends.

– Sew center of Rose to foundation ring of Rose.

Squares

Rnd 8: With right side of Rose facing, join White with sl st to first ch-4 sp on Rnd 7, ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 3 dc in same sp, * ch 4 (start of corner), 4 dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-4 sps; rep from * twice more, ch 4, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc.

Rnd 9: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in ch-4 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, * ch 4, 4 dc in same sp, [ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-2 sp] twice; repeat from * twice more, ch 4, 4 dc in same ch-4 sp, ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc.

Rnd 10: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in ch-4 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, * ch 2, 4 dc in same sp, [ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-2 sp] 3 times; repeat from * twice more, ch 2, 4 dc in same sp, [ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp] twice, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

– Repeat for all 54 Flowers.

Leaves

First Pair: With right side facing, working behind petals in sc of Rnd 7, join Light Green with sl st to 2nd sc of Rnd (this sc in under corner ch-4 sp of Rnd 8), ♥ * ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next 3 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, working in square, sl st in same sc; rep from * once more. (Two-leaf group) Finish off and weave in ends.

Next Pair: With right side facing, working as before, skip next sc, join Light Green with sl st to following sc; rep from ♥ to ♥.

Repeat Next Pair twice more. (4 pairs of Leaves)

– Repeat for all 54 Squares.

– Using Yarn Needle and Light Green, tack Leaves to Squares.

JOINING SQUARES

Using Yarn Needle and White yarn, fasten yarn to corner ch-2 sp on first square; fasten to corresponding ch-sp on next square; working in back lps of last row of squares only, overcast squares together across to next corner, matching stitches. Join squares in 6 rows of 9 square to a row, alternating Baby Blue and Baby Pink. (Squares are joined in rows; then rows are joined together.)

Single Crochet Trim

With right side facing, join White with an sc to first dc of first and second squares, sc over each dc of 2 joined squares and in each space between dc groups. Continue to work sc over each row of joined squares.

Border

Rnd 1: With right side facing, join White with sc to corner ch-sp of any corner square, 6 sc in same sp, * (sc in next 4 dc, 2 sc in next ch-sp) 3 times, sc in next 4 dc, sc in corner ch-sp on next square; rep from * across to corner ch-sp on next corner square, 7 sc in corner ch-sp; continue this way working Border all around joined squares, end with sc in remaining 4 dc; join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next 2 sc, * 5 sc in next (corner) sc, sc in each sc to center sc of next corner group; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * sc in next 2 sc, skip next 2 sc, 7 dc in next sc (this will be center sc of 5-sc group), skip next 2 sc, work a shell of 7 dc in next sc; rep from * around being careful to work a shell in each corner; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

PILLOW

Front

Make 3 Baby Blue and 3 Baby Pink Roses. Complete these 6 Squares, including Leaves. Join Squares in 2 rows of 3 squares in a row. Squares are joined in rows; then rows are joined together. Work Single Crochet Trimming and Border same as for Crib Cover.

Back of Pillow Blocks (Make 6)

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with White, ch 3, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc), 3 dc in ring; ch 3, * 4 dc into ring, ch 3; rep from * twice; join with sl st to first dc.

Rnd 2: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 3, (3 dc, ch 4, 4 dc) in same sp, * ch 2, (4 dc, ch 4, 4 dc) in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end with ch 2; join with sl st to first dc.

Rnd 3: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in ch-4 sp, ch 3, (3 dc, ch 4, 4 dc) in same sp, * ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (4 dc, ch 4, 4 dc) in next ch-4 sp; rep from * around, end with ch 2; join with sl st to first dc.

Rnd 4: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in ch-4 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, * ch 2, 4 dc in same sp, [ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-2 sp] 3 times; repeat from * twice more, ch 2, 4 dc in same sp, [ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp] twice, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Join Blocks in 2 rows of 3 squares in a row.

Back Border

Rnds 1-2: Rep Rnds 1-2 of Crib Cover Border.

Assembly

Place Back over Front (wrong side facing), overcast Back and Front together (along 2nd rnd of sc for Border) around 3 sides. Slip Pillow Form inside and overcast opening.

All Rights Reserved ã2010 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,

Maggie

 

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Comments
  1. Clioj877

    Just love this blanket & pillow,
    thank you for sharing
    regards Brenda

  2. Janquito1

    This is very pretty! Thank you for allowing us to use your pattern.

  3. Darlene Krystal

    I have the original of this pattern….The name of the book is “The Complete Afghan Book”…the pattern is copyrighted as 1970 Graphic Enterprises Inc.

    It’ a great pattern…

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