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Home : Patterns : Heart-Shaped Pillow

Free Crochet Pattern: Heart-Shaped Pillow

Lion Brand® Chenille
Pattern #: L20062
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 13 x 15 in. (33 x 38 cm)

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Nothing says love quite like a heart. Crochet this sweet pillow in snuggly-soft Chenille for a truly heartfelt gift for Valentine's Day or any other day.

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 531-201: Chenille Yarn: Garnet
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*Chenille (Article #531). 75% Acrylic, 18% Poly, 7% Nylon; package size: 2.50oz/71.00 gr. (100yds/91m) pull skeins

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•  531-201 Chenille Yarn: Garnet
$ 10.98  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
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Fiberfill stuffing

Heart-Shaped Pillow

Lion Brand® Chenille


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.


1. Pillow is made from 2 crocheted hearts.
2. Each heart is worked in rows, beg at lower tip. Near the top, heart is divided into 2 halves. The halves are worked separately to shape the heart.

HEART (make 2)
Beg at lower tip, ch 2.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook - 2 sc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each sc across - 4 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc to last st, 2 sc in last sc - 6 sc.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rows 6-33: Rep last 2 rows 14 more times - 34 sc at the end of Row 33.
Do not fasten off.


Top of Heart
First Half
Row 34:
Ch 1, turn, sc in next 17 sc; leave rem sts unworked for 2nd half.
Row 35: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sc, sc2tog - 15 sc.
Rows 36 and 38: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 37: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sts, sc2tog -13 sc.
Row 39: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sts, sc2tog - 11 sc.
Rep last row until 5 sc rem. Fasten off.


Second Half
Join yarn with sl st in first unworked st of Row 33.
Row 34: Ch 1, sc in each sc across - 17 sc.
Beg with Row 35, work same as first half. Fasten off.


Hold both hearts together, matching sts, join yarn with sl st anywhere along outside edge. Working through both thicknesses, sc evenly around edges, stuffing Pillow with fiberfill as you work; join with sl st in first sc.
Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Reviewed by hagoodrum on 2013-06-03 *****
I made this in baby variegated yarn. The picture really doesn't do the pillow justice. Any little girl would love it!

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