Red Heart Cares Pillow Free Crochet Pattern
Pattern Number: LW5135
Designed By: Michele Maks
Skill Level: Easy
Red Heart® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 311 White A and 319 Cherry Red B
RED HEART® With Love®: 1 skein 1001 White A and 1 skein 1909 Holly Berry B
RED HEART® Soft®: 2 balls 4600 White A and 1 ball 5142 Cherry Red B
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]
Red Heart offers this pattern to honor the Red Cross and their tremendous efforts to alleviate human suffering throughout North America. Visit www.redheart.com/redcross to learn more.
Gauge/Tension: GAUGE: 20 sts = 7 inches (18 cm); 22 rows= 7 inches (18 cm); in single crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Pillow measures 18 x 18” (46 x 46 cm)
Pillow is made of 50 3¼ x 3¼” (8.5 x 8.5 cm) squares, 25 for each side of pillow, arranged as shown in diagram, and
To shape finished pillow, pillow forms are larger than finished pillow cover.
PILLOW (make 40 with A, make 10 with B)
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn—9 sc.
Rows 2-10: Ch 1, sc in each sc.
Using whipstitch and following diagram, sew 25 squares With wrong sides together, A, and using whipstitch, seam pillow together along 3 sides. Weave in ends.
Insert pillow form; sew remaining side.
A, B = Color A, B;
ch = chain;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
cm = centimeters;
yd(s) = yard(s);
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.