Bargello pillow crochet pattern

Pillow crochet pattern free

Pillow crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENT

14 inches square

MATERIALS

Red Heart Soft medium (worsted) weight acrylic (5 oz/256 yds/141 g per skein):

1 skein each #9010 charcoal, #9522 leaf and #9388 wheat

Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

14-inch-square pillow form

GAUGE

2 pattern rep = 4 inches; 4 pattern rows = 4 inches

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Extended shell (ext shell): (3 dc, ch 8, sc in 4th ch from hook, sc in each of next 4 chs, 3 dc) in indicated st or sp.

Shell: (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in indicated st or sp.

PILLOW

Make 2.

Row 1 (WS): With charcoal, ch 58, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 3 chs, ch 1, sk next ch, [sc in each of next 7 chs, ch 1, sk next ch] 6 times, sc in each of next 4 chs, turn. (50 sc, 7 ch-1 sps)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, [sk next 3 sc, ext shell (see Special Stitches) in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 sc, sc in next sc] 7 times, turn. (8 sc, 7 ext shells)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [sc in each of next 3 dc, sc in each of next 5 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-3 lp, working on opposite side of ch, sc in each of next 5 chs, sc in each of next 3 dc, sc in next sc] 7 times, changing color (see Stitch Guide) to leaf in last sc, turn. (134 sc, 7 ch-2 sps)

Row 4: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), dc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 4 sc, *dc in each of next 5 sc, ext shell in next ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 5 sc**, dc dec in next 9 sc, ch 1, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc dec in next 5 sc, turn. (162 sts, 7 ch-2 sps)

Row 5: Ch 1, sk dec, sc in each of next 5 dc, *sc in each of next 3 dc, sc in each of next 5 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-3 lp, working in opposite side of ch, sc in each of next 5 chs, sc in each of next 3 dc**, sc dec in next 11 sts, ch 1, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc dec in each of last 5 sts, fasten off, turn.

Row 6: Sk 4 sc, join (see Pattern Notes) wheat in next sc, ch 3, dc dec in next 4 sc, *dc in each of next 5 sc, ext shell in ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 5 sc**, dc dec in next 9 sts, ch 1, rep from * across ending last rep at **, dc dec in each of last 5 sts, turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sk dec, sc in first 5 dc, *sc in each of next 3 dc, sc in each of next 5 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 lp, working in base of ch, sc in each of next 5 ch, sc in each of next 3 dc**, sc dec in next 11 sts, ch 1, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of next 5 dc, join in beg ch-3, fasten off, turn.

Rows 8 & 9: With charcoal, rep rows 6 and 7.

Rows 10 & 11: With leaf, rep rows 6 and 7.

Rows 12 & 13: With wheat, rep rows 6 and 7.

Row 14: Sk 4 sc, join charcoal in next sc, ch 3, dc dec in each of next 4 sc, *dc in each of next 5 sc, shell (see Special Stitches) in next ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 5 sc**, dc dec in next 9 sts, ch 1, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc dec in each of last 5 sts, turn.

Row 15: Ch 1, sk dec, sc in first 5 dc, *sc in each of next 3 dc, sc in ch-1 sp of shell, sc in each of next 3 dc**, sc dec in next 11 sts, ch 1, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in each of next 5 dc, join in beg ch-3, fasten off, turn.

Row 16: Sk 4 sc, join leaf in next sc, ch 3, dc dec in next 4 sc, ch 3, *sc in same sc as last st, ch 3**, dc dec in same sc as last st and in next 8 sc, ch 4, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc dec in same st as last st and in next 4 sc, ch 1, fasten off.

BORDER

Rnd 1: Join charcoal in corner st, ch 1, 3 sc in same st as beg ch-1, sc evenly sp across edge to next corner, [3 sc in corner st, sc evenly across to next corner] around, join in beg sc, fasten off.

ASSEMBLY

Hold Pillow pieces with WS tog, working through both thicknesses, join charcoal in any corner, ch 1, [3 sc in corner, sc in each st to next corner] 3 times, insert pillow form, 3 sc in next corner, sc in each rem st across, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Design by Margret Willson

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