Fluffy Heart Crochet Pillow

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Free Crochet Pattern.

This Heart Pillow makes the perfect Valentine gift and home decor. Make it in red, pink, champagne, white or in rainbow colors….   The yarn used is  Lion Brand Fun Fur.

A rainbow of different colors (and color combinations) exist for this type of ever-so-soft yarn, however, there is also a color combination called ‘rainbow’ which is quite appropriate for this (and related) Valentine Craft.

 

Free Crochet Pattern :: Heart Pillow

For this Crochet Project you won’t need much.

This can be a one-skein wonder if you make the back using a piece of fabric instead of crochet.  Otherwise you’ll need 2 balls of Lion Brand Fun Fur. I found this yarn in rainbow color for sale online for only 1 cent per skein!    

Crochet this on the large hook size I or 9.   It’s very fast and easy.

You’ll also need a bit of filling and a needle and thread to sew the front and the back of the pillow together.

 

Size of Crochet Heart Pillow

Approximately 13 x 15”  (33 x 38 cm)

 crochet heart pillow

PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS:

This pattern starts at the lower tip of the heart and then works upwards. Near the top, the pattern is divided into two sides, and each side is worked separately to shape top of heart.

 

FRONT OF CROCHET HEART PILLOW 
Beginning at lower tip of Heart, ch 2.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in first ch.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each sc across – 4 sc at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc – 6 sc at the end of this row.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rows 6-37: Rep Rows 4 and 5 – 38 sc at the end of Row 37.

Shape First Side
Row 38:
Ch 1, turn, sc in next 19 sc; leave remaining sts unworked.
Row 39: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, sc2tog – 17 sc at the end of this row.
Row 40: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 41: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, sc2tog – 15 sc.
Row 42: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 43: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, sc2tog – 13.

Rows 44-46: Rep Row 43 -7 sc at the end of Row 46.
Fasten off.

Shape Second Side
Join yarn with slip st in first unworked st of Row 37.

Row 38: Ch 1, sc in each sc across – 19 sc.
Rep Rows 39-46. Fasten off.

 

STITCHES

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

sts: stitches

rep: repeat

sc2tog (sc 2 sts together): Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.

 

 

BACK OF THE PILLOW

You can either duplicate the front for this lovely crochet heart pillow, or you can cheat/speed things up by simply using a pretty fabric.

 

FINISHING

Sew  the front and the back together, leaving an opening for filling.  Stuff pillow with clean recycled fill materials such as pieces of yarn, fabric or fiber.  Sew the opening closed.

 

Source pattern: lionbrand.com

 

 

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