Someone gifted me an old couch cushion, so I could use the filling for amigurumi. But this pillow was so big and perfect, that I just wanted to give it a different look and put it on my couch. I am so pleased with how it turned out and I will be making more of these in smaller versions, to go with this one.
This is what you’ll need:
- Crochet hook 9mm
- Bulky yarn. I used: Drops Andes, Natural.
- A pillow
- Yarn needle
- ch = chain
- sl st = slip stitch
- dc = double crochet
- fpdc = front post double crochet
- bpdc = back post double crochet
1: ch multiples of 12 -1. (I did: 10×12=120-1=119)
Close the foundation ch with a sl st
2: ch3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc in each ch. Close with sl st (end with an even number; multiples of 12)
3 – 8: Do not start with ch * 1fpdc in the next 6st, 1bpdc in the next 6st * repeat to end. Close with a sl st in the first st.
9 – 14: * 1bpdc in the next 6st, 1fpdc in the next 6 st * repeat to end. Close with sl st
Continue like this until you have reached the desired length, than sew the bottom together, flip inside out and finally sew the top.
And you’re done!