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Nasturtiums Granny Lapghan &
Pillow
Nasturtiums Granny Lapghan and Pillow

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn; 3 ½ oz each of Vermillion, Jockey Red, Scarlet, Maize,Tangerine, Orange, Gold,
Yellow, Burnt Orange; 14 ozs White
Crochet Hook Size H or 5.00
Pillow Form 16" or Stuffing

Finished Size Approximately 40" x 40"

Note: Make 6 squares of Vermillion, 5 squares each of Jockey Red and Scarlet; 4 squares each fo Brunt Orange and
Gold; 3 squares each of Tangerine, Orange, Maize and Yellow

Granny Square:
Using any colour but white, ch 4, sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, (counts as1 dc), 2 dc in ring; * ch 2, 3 dc in ring; rep from * twice more, ch 2; join with a sl st to top of ch-3;
sl st to ch-2 space.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space; * ch 1, in next space, work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc); Repeat from * twice more, ch 1, 3 dc in
same space as first ch-2, ch 2; join with sl st to top of ch-2 space.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space; * ch 1, 3 dc in next space, ch 1. In corner space work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc); rep from *
ending ch 1, 3 dc in same space as first ch-3, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch-3; fasten off.

Rnd 4: Join White in any ch-2 space. Repeat Rnd 3 having 2 groups of 3 dc between corners. Fasten off white, weave
in all yarn ends.

Joining:
Squares are joined into 6 rows of 6 squares each. To join, hold two squares with right sides facing, sl st squares
together loosely with white, inserting the hook into the back loops only of each square.
Join each row of squares first; tie a number on each finished row so that you don’t get them mixed up later when joining
row to row. Join squares in each row as follows (from left to right):
Row 1: Vermillion, Scarlet, Burnt Orange, Tangerine, Orange, Orange.
Row 2: Jockey Red, Vermillion, Scarlet, Burnt Orange, Tangerine Orange.
Row 3: Gold, Jockey Red, Vermillion, Scarlet, Burnt Orange, Tangerine.
Row 4: Maize, Gold, Jockey Red, Vermillion, Scarlet, Burnt Orange
Row 5: Yellow, Maize, Gold Jockey Red, Vermillion, Scarlet
Row 6: Yellow, Yellow, Maize, Gold, Jockey Red, Vermillion

Now join the strips, slip stitching each strip to the one below, again with right sides facing and working into back loop of
each stitch; carefully match stitches as you work, and work a ch-1 between each square (this keeps work flat). Weave in
loose ends.

Edging:
Join white with a sl st in any ch-2 corner sp; work 3 rnds in Granny Square pattern, finish off.

Pillow:
Work two squares in each colour. For each pillow side, join squares as for afghan in 3 rows of 3 squares, arranging
colours as you choose.
To finish pillow, place the two pillow squares with wrong sides together and working through both layers, join white with a
sl st in any ch-2 corner sp; work around 3 sides in Granny Square pattern, working (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in each corner sp;
insert pillow form (or stuffing), continue to close fourth side of pillow. Work one more round in white, finish off. Weave in
ends.