Christmas Wreath Pillow - Free Crochet Pattern

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CHRISTMAS WREATH PILLOW

SKILL LEVEL - Easy

 

Size: 14" diameter

 

Materials:

Worsted Weight Yarn, 7 ounces Off White (W); 2 ounces Green (G); ½ ounce Red (R) 14" Pillow Form; Yarn Needle

Crochet Hook: Size, I or size required for gauge

Gauge: Rnds 1 and 2 = 3-1/2"

 

 

Abbreviations
beg - beginning
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
lp - loop
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
tr - treble crochet
yo - yarn over

 

Popcorn (pc): Work 4 dc in sp, remove lp from hook, insert hook from front to back in first dc of 4 dc group, pick up dropped lp, pull through dc.

Picot: Ch 4, sl st in first ch.

 

Pillow Front

With W, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1 (right side): Ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout), 17 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 (18 dc). Mark this as right side. Do not turn each rnd.

Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), (dc in next st, ch 1)17 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4

(18 ch-1 sps). Finish off.

Rnd 3: Right Side Facing, join G in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, remove lp from hook, insert hook from front to back in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, pick up dropped lp, pull through ch (beg pc made); ch 2, (pc in next sp,ch 2) 17 times; join with sl st in top of beg pc (18 pc).

Rnd 4: Sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, beg pc in same sp, ch 3, (pc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3)17 times; join with sl st in top of beg pc (18 pc). Finish off.

Rnd 5: Right Side Facing, join W in any ch-3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp; 4 dc in each sp around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (Join all dc rnds in this manner). (72 dc)

Eyelet Rnd 6: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), skip next st, (dc in next st, ch 2, skip next st) around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5. (36 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 7: Sl st in next sp, ch 3, dc in same sp, 3 dc in next 2 sps, (2 dc in next sp, 3 dc in next 2 sps) around; join. (96 dc)

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in next 6 sts , 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 7 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (108 dc)

Rnd 9: Ch 3, dc in next 7 sts , 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 8 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (120 dc) Finish off.

 

Wreath Trim

With a double strand of R, ch 90 and finish off. Loosely weave through popcorn sts of Rnds 3 and 4. Tie ends and finish off.

Wreath Bow

With a double strand of R, ch 55 and finish off. Tie into bow and glue or tack in place on tied ends of Trim.

 

Pillow Back

Rnd 1 (right side): With W, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3, work 11 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3; join. DO NOT TURN EACH RND. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in each st around, join. (24 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next st) around, join. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 2 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (48 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts , 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 3 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (60 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts , 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 4 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (72 dc)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in next 4 sts , 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 5 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (84 dc)

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in next 5 sts , 2 dc in next st, (dc in next 6 sts , 2 dc in next st) around, join. (96 dc)

Rnds 9-10: Repeat Rnds 8-9 of Pillow Front

Joining Rnd: Place Pillow front and back together with wrong sides facing. Working through both sides at the same time; join G in any st, ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each st around inserting pillow before completing rnd; join with al st in first sc. Do not fasten off.

 

Ruffle

Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2) dc in same st as joining, ch 2, (dc, ch 2) twice in each st around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5. (240 dc)

Rnd 2: Sl st in next sp, ch 5, (dc in next sp, ch 2) around; join.

Rnd 3: Sl st in next sp, ch 7, sl st in 4th ch from hook (beg picot made), (dc, picot) in each sp around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-7. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

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Reviews for Free Christmas Wreath Pillow Pattern
5 out of 5, based on 1 reviews
Tina Roberts on Aug 27, 2012
I made this pillow in white and I made it in green. It was so easy and they turned out beautiful. Thank you so very much for sharing your pattern.