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Free Crochet Waves Pillow
Waves Pillow

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn; Main colour 2 ozs, colours A  thru D 1
oz each
  Crochet Hook Size J or 6.00 mm
  Square Pillow Form 14” x 14”

Finished Size Approximately 14” x 14”
Gauge: In pattern, 13 sts and 9 rows = 4”

Stripe Sequence:
* 2 rows main colour, 2 rows colour A, 2 rows colour B, 2 rows colour C,
2 rows colour D; repeat from * 2 times more, 1 row main colour.

Front:
With main colour, ch 46 loosely.
Row 1: (right side): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across: 45
sts.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc, now and throughout), turn; hdc in next
2 hdc, (ch 3, sk next 3 hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc) across; finish off.
Note: Work long double crochet as follows: yo, working over ch-3 sp,
insert hook in st below ch-3 sp and pull up a lp even with hook, (yo and
draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Row 3: With right side facing, join new colour with sl st in first hdc; ch 2,
hdc in next 2 hdc, * work Ldc in first hdc below next ch-3 sp, work front
post tr (fptr) around post of next hdc below same ch-3 sp, work Ldc in
next hdc below same ch-3 sp, hdc in next 3 hdc; repeat from * across.
Row 4: Ch 2, turn; hdc in next 2 hdc, * ch 3, skip next 3 sts, hdc in next 3
hdc; repeat from * across; finish off.
Row 5: With right side facing, join new colour with sl st in first hdc, ch 2,
hdc in next 2 hdc, * work Ldc in first Ldc below next ch-3 sp, work fptr
around post of fptr below same ch-3 sp, work Ldc in next Ldc below
same ch-3 sp, hdc in next 3 hdc; repeat from * across.
Rows 6-31: Repeat rows 4 and 5, 13 times.
Edging:
With main colour, ch 1, (3 sc in corner, work 45 sc evenly spaced across
to corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each st across to corner) twice; join with
sl st to first sc, finish off: 192 sc.

Back:
Work same as front; do not finish off.

Finishing:
With main colour, work reverse double crochet joining as follows: 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.