Just Beachy Pillow Cover

A wonderful project for a beginner, these granny squares can be stitched in any color combination to match your decor!

Materials:
Loops & Threads Impeccable worsted weight acrylic yarn:
1 skein Butterscotch (Michael’s stores exclusive)
Red Heart Super Saver worsted weight acrylic yarn:
1 skein each Turqua, Real Teal, and Spring Green
I-9 crochet hook
Tapestry needle
14″ square pillow

Square (make 2):
With butterscotch, chain 4, sl st in 4th ch to form a ring

Rnd 1: ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2 (3 dc, ch 2) 3 times. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 2: sl st in next 2 dc, sl st in ch 2 corner sp, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp. Ch 1, (3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1) around, working 3 dc
ch 2 3 dc in ch 2 corner spaces. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3, fasten off.

Rnd 3: with turqua, join with a sl st in any ch 2 corner sp, ch 3. 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp. Ch 1, (3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1) around,
working 3 dc ch 2 3 dc in ch 2 corner spaces. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Rnd 4: repeat round 2

Rnd 5: With Real teal, join with a sl st in any ch 2 corner sp. ch 3. 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp. Ch 1, (3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1)
around, working 3 dc ch 2 3 dc in ch 2 corner spaces. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3,

Rnd 6-7: repeat round 2, fasten off at end of round 7 only

Rnd 8: with spring green, join with a sl st in any ch 2 corner sp. ch 3. 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp. Ch 1, (3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1)
around, working 3 dc ch 2 3 dc in ch 2 corner spaces. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3,

Rnd 9-10: repeat round 2, fasten off at end of round 10 only

Rnd 11: with butterscotch, join with a sl st in any ch 2 corner sp. ch 3. 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp. Ch 1, (3 dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1)
around, working 3 dc ch 2 3 dc in ch 2 corner spaces. Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3, fasten off.

Rnd 12: repeat round 3

Rnd 13: sl st in next 2 dc, sl st in ch 2 corner sp, ch 1. Work 3 hdc in same sp and hdc in each dc and ch 1 sp around, working 3 hdc in each
ch 2 corner sp. Fasten off and weave in ends.

With wrong sides facing, join turqua with a sl st in any hdc. Sl st in each hdc on three sides, insert pillow, finish sl st around, sl st in first sl st, fasten off, weave in ends.

Tips:
– Add a zipper or buttons for a removable pillow cover if preferred.
– Crochet a granny square blanket in the same colors to give as a gift.

Not a crocheter but would like one of these? I can make one for you! Message me with your custom order in my Zibbet shop!

Have questions on the pattern? Leave a comment here and I will get back to you!

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One Response to Just Beachy Pillow Cover

  1. Some really excellent posts on this web site, thank you for contribution. “Be absolutely determined to enjoy what you do.” by Sarah Knowles Bolton.

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