SIZE: 14″ square.
Knitting Worsted, 4 ozs each medium green (MC) and dark green (CC); 1 oz gold (Color A); remnants of assorted desired colors for flower petals.
Crochet hook size G, or size required to crochet to gauge.
14″ pillow form.
GAUGE: 7 dc-2″; 1 motif = 4″.
MOTIF: Make 9.
With Color A, ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1 sc and ch 1), * sc in center of ring, ch 1, repeat from * 4 times, join with sl st to 2nd ch of starting ch.
Rnd 2: * (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * 5 times, join with sl st to first sc.
Break off Color A.
Rnd 3: Attach desired petal color to any sc, ch 4, keeping last Ip of each st on hook, 2 dbl tr in same sc, yo and draw through 3 Ips on hook, ch 3, * keeping last Ip of each st on hook, 3 dbl tr in next sc, yo and draw
through 4 Ips on hook, ch 3, repeat from * 10 times, join with sl st to tip of first petal—12 petals. Break off this color.
Rnd 4: Attach MC to any ch-3 sp, ch 3, (3 dc, ch 2, 4 dc) in same sp (first corner), * (4 dc in next ch-3 sp) twice, (4 dc, ch 2, 4 dc) in next ch-3 sp, repeat from * twice, (4 dc in next ch-3 sp) twice, join with sl st to top of starting ch. Fasten off.
With MC, sew 9 motifs into a square 3 motifs wide by 3 motifs long.
Rnd 1: Attach CC to any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (3 dc, ch 2, 4 dc) in same sp. * work 4 dc between each 4-dc group of previous rnd to next corner ch- 2 sp, (4 dc. ch 2, 4 dc) in corner sp, repeat from * around, join with sl st to top of starting ch.
Rnd 2: Sl st across to first corner, repeat Rnd 1. Fasten off.
BACK: With CC, ch 51.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 2, turn. Work even in dc on 49 sts until 14″ from beg. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Sew 3 sides of pillow; insert pillow form and sew 4th side. With CC, make 4 small pompons. Attach 1 pompon to each corner.