Design By: Maggie Weldon
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Afghan - 42 ½ " x 63 ½" Pillow – 18" square
Materials: Yarn Needle; Bulky Weight Yarn:
Afghan: White (MC) - 27 oz, 1782 yds;
Green (A) - 9 oz, 594 yds;
Lt. Pink (B) - 12 oz, 792 yds;
Pillow: White (MC) – 5 oz, 225 yds;
Green (A) – 1 ½ oz, 70 yds;
Lt Pink (B) – 2 oz, 90 yds;
16" Pillow Form;
Crochet Hook: Size K-10 ½ (6.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: Each Square = 6-1/2"
Pearly Blossoms Afghan and Pillow Crochet Pattern
Delicate and lace and roses are two things that go together well. If these are two of your favorite things, then you have to check out the Pearly Blossoms Afghan and Pillow Pattern. The luxurious crochet afghan and pillow are covered in a sea of pastel pink rose blossoms with a pretty lacy edge. A single rose bud rests on a green pile of foliage, just like you would find in a corsage. Each rose block is crocheted separately, and then put together with an intricate crochet stitch holding them together. Finish the entire afghan by crocheting a lacy edge that catches your eye. The finished afghan is a site to see and is perfect for an elegant look. Drape this crochet afghan over a wicker chair in a sun room or on a front porch, or use it in a guest room. Roses and lace will make anyone feel comfortable and welcome in your home.
Pearly Blossoms Afghan and Pillow Pattern uses intricate stitches that makes it an intermediate level pattern. Don't let the appearance of this crochet afghan scare you away. Making each rose block singly makes the afghan easier to handle and lowers the change of large errors. Use the recommended colors for a delicate look, or make some changes to fit your personality. The finished afghan is bound to give you years of delight with lace and roses galore. This afghan also makes a great gift for a young girl or teenager that likes lace and roses.