The Crochet Nutmeg Free Pillow Pattern is quick to work up, it’s also beautiful home decor. These are crochet stitches in the round, not knit. I love figuring out new crochet stitch combinations that will mimic that knit look.
I kept this pillow simple in both style and color to be used as a staple home decor piece all year round. You can spruce it up to your style by changing colors every so often to add stripes. Or learn How to Make a Tassel with Yarn and add tassels to each corner to spice it up.
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WeCrochet Swish Bulky 100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 137 yds/100g
Shown in Colorway Nutmeg
A great substitute yarn is Brava Bulky
240yds/220m for 20-inch pillow
blo – back loop only
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
ssc – split single crochet st(s) -stitch(es)
9 sts by 11 rows = 4×4 inches stitch pattern
20×20 inch pillow cover
The Nutmeg Crochet Pillow is worked in the round without joining. The top will have a zipper to open and close the pillow, or it can be seamed after inserting a pillow form.
Split Single Crochet (ssc), also known as the waistcoat stitch: https://brianakdesigns.com/split-single- crochet-round-flat/
Crochet Nutmeg Free Pillow Pattern Video Tutorial:
Crochet Nutmeg Free Pillow Written Pattern
Rnd 1: Place a slip knot onto your hook and chain 42. In the second chain from the hook sc 3 (mark the first stitch in the round), sc 39, sc 3 sts in last chain, rotate and work on the other side of the chain, sc 39, do not join. (84 sts)
Rnd 2: Ssc in first, in blo sc 3, *ssc in next, in blo sc 3*; repeat from * to * around.
Rnd 3: *In blo sc 1, ssc in next*; repeat from * to * around.
Repeats: Repeat Round 3 until the height of the pillow is 20 inches.
Seaming or Invisible Zipper
Fasten off land weave in your end.
With sewing thread and a sewing needle, stitch the zipper around the top of the opening. Place the pillow form inside the pillow and zip closed.
Fasten off leaving a long tail.
Place the pillow form into the pillow cover, using a yarn needle, and seam the opening closed. As an alternate option, use a zipper on one end of the pillow so the cover can be removed.
Fasten off and weave in all ends, and enjoy your new home decor pillow.
Care: Machine Wash Gentle Cold / Tumble Dry Low.
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