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Free Crochet Loop Stitch Pillow
Loop Stitch Pillow

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 7 ozs
  Crochet Hook Size G or 4.50 mm
  Round Pillow Form 14”

Finished Size Approximately 14” Diameter
Gauge: Rnds 1-4 = 4”

Front:
Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: (right side): Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to first st (now and throughout): 16
dc.
Note: Loop a short piece of yarn around any stitch to mark last rnd as right side.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, turn; working in back lps only, sc in same st, (ch 7, sc in next dc) around, ch 7; join.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 1 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st , 2 dc in each dc around; join: 32
dc.
Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 3 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next dc, (2 dc in next dc,
dc in next dc) around; join: 48 dc.
Rnd 6: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 5 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc,
dc in next 2 dc) around; join: 64 dc.
Rnd 8: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 9: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 7 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc,
dc in next 3 dc) around; join: 80 dc.
Rnds 10 & 11: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; join.
Rnd 12: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 13: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 11 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next
dc, dc in next 4 dc) around; join: 96 dc.
Rnd 14: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 15: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 13 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next 5 dc, (2 dc in next
dc, dc in next 5 dc) around; join: 112 dc.
Rnd 16: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 17: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 15 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next 6 dc, (2 dc in next
dc, dc in next 6 dc) around; join: 128 dc.
Rnd 18: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 19: Ch 3, turn; working in free loops of rnd 17 and holding ch-7 loops forward, dc in same st and in next 7 dc, (2 dc in next
dc, dc in next 7 dc) around; join: 144 dc.
Rnd 20: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 21: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; join.
Rnd 22: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnds 23 & 24: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; join.
Finish off.

Back: Ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: (right side): Ch 3, 11 dc in ring; join: 12 dc.
Note: Place marker to mark last round as right side.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around; join: 24 dc.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around; join: 36 dc.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) around; join: 48 dc.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) around; join: 60 dc.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) around; join: 72 dc.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 5 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc) around; join: 84 dc.
Rnd 8: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; join.
Rnd 9: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 6 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc) around; join: 96 dc.
Rnd 10: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; join.
Rnd 11: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 7 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc) around; join: 108 dc.
Rnd 12: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; join.
Rnd 13: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 8 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc) around; join: 120 dc.
Rnd 14: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 9 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc) around; join: 132 dc.
Rnd 15: Ch 3, turn; dc in same st and in next 10 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 10 dc) around; join: 144 dc.
Rnd 16: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc and in each dc around; don not finish off.

Finishing:
Work reverse double crochet joining: With wrong sides together and front facing, work through both sts of both pieces as
follows: ch 4, working from left to right, skip next st, * yo, insert hook in next st to right of hook, yo and draw through, under and
to left of loop on hook (3 loops on hook), (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, ch 1, skip next st; repeat from * around
inserting pillow form before closing; join with sl st to base of beginning ch 4, finish off.