Crochet Granny Squares – Openwork Pillow Cover





SIZE: About, 16″ square.





MATERIALS:
Coats & Clark Knit-Cro-Sheen: 4 balls.
Crochet hook size B, or size required to crochet to gauge.
Pillow form.
Fabric to cover.

GAUGE: 1 Motif = 5 1/3″.





MOTIF: Make 18.
Ch 10, join with sl st into a ring.
Rnd 1: * Sc in center of ring, ch 9, sc in 3rd ch from hook, ch 2, sl st in each of remaining 6 ch of ch-9,
repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st to first sc—8 points.
Rnd 2: * (Ch 11, dc in turning ch at top-of next point) twice, ch 11, sc through back lp only of next sc in
ring, repeat from * around, end last repeat sl st in sl st of previous rnd.
Rnd 3: * Sl st in each of the next 6 ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, tr in next ch, tr in next sc, tr in next ch, dbl tr in each of next 2 ch, ch 1, tr tr in next ch, ch 1, [yo 5 times, insert hook in next ch, yo and draw through, (yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) 6 times, ch 1] 3 times, tr tr in next ch, ch 1, dbl tr in each of next 2 ch, tr in next ch, tr in next dc, tr in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, sl st in each of next 6 ch, sk 1 sc (petal made), repeat from * around—4 petals.
Rnd 4: Sk joining st of rnd 2, sl st in each of next 10 sts, ch 2, sk 1 tr, (tr in sp before next st, ch 1) 4 times, (tr in sp before next st, ch 2) 6 times, (tr in sp before next st, ch 1) 3 times, tr in sp before next st, ch 2, sk 1 tr, sl st in each of next 10 sts, * sl st in each of next 5 sts, (insert hook in next st, holding petal being worked on back to back with last petal worked, insert hook through corresponding st on last petal, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook) twice (2 joinings made), drop last petal (no more joinings between these 2 petals), sl st in each of next 3 sts, ch 2, sk 1 tr, (tr in sp before next st, ch 1) 4 times, (tr in sp before next st, ch 2) 6 times, (tr in sp before next st, ch 1) 3 times, tr in sp before next st, ch 2, sk next tr sl st in each of next 10 sts, repeat from * twice—joining between 1st and 4th petals will be made on rnd 5.
Rnd 5: Sl st in each of next 5 sts, join this petal to last petal in next 2 sts as other petals were joined, sl st in each st to 1st tr of previous rnd, sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 12, * tr in sp between 4th and 5th tr, ch 7, tr in sp between 7th and 8th tr, ch 9, tr in same sp (corner made), ch 7, tr in sp between 10th and 11th tr, ch 7, tr in sp between 13th and 14th tr, ch 7, tr in sp between 1st and 2nd tr on next petal, ch 7, repeat from * around, join with sl st to 5th ch of starting ch-12.
Rnd 6: Work 1 sc in each tr and each ch around, working 3 sc in each corner ch, join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Wrong sides together, join motifs with 1 row sl st into 2 pieces, each 3 motifs wide by 3 motifs long. Wrong sides together, join 2 pieces together along 3 sides, insert covered pillow form and join 4th side. Fasten off.

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  1. Marie May 25, 2011
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