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Christmas Tree Pillow
Christmas Tree Pillow

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 3.5 oz Skeins - 5 Skeins Gold, 2 Skeins Green &1
Skeins Red
Crochet Hook Size G/6 or 4.5 mm
Polyester Fiberfill

Finished Size Approximately 17" x 13"

Notes: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated. To change colour in sc,
insert hook in indicated st, yo with working colour, draw up a lp, drop working
colour to ws, yo with next colour, complete sc. Don not carry colour not in use
across ws of work; wind small balls of yarn for each separate colour section.
When working from chart, read all odd-numbered (rs) rows from right ot left, all
even-numbered (ws) rows from left to right.

Pillow Back:
Row 1: (rs): With gold, ch 50, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch across,
ch 1, turn.(49 sc)

Rows 2-70: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn; at end of row 70, do not ch 1; fasten
off.

Pillow Front:
Row 1 & 2: Rep rows 1 and 2 of pillow back.

Row 3: Sc in each of first 20 sc, changing to green in last st, sc in each of next 9
sc, changing to 2nd ball of gold in last sc, sc in each of next 20 sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 4-70: Continuing in sc, work from chart; at end of row 70, fasten off.

Assembly: Holding pillow front and pillow back with ws together, attach gold with
sl st in any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc evenly sp around 3 sides, working 3
sc in each corner, stuff pillow with polyester fiberfill, sc rem side together, join in
beg sc. Fasten off.

Tassel: (make 4):
Wrap burgundy around 6" piece of cardboard 50 times, cut open across one
edge. Tie 1 strand of yarn at center of 50 strands held together. Pull sides down;
tie tassel approximately 1" down from top. Trim ends evenly. Tie one tassel to
each corner fo pillow.