PILLOW COVER – Make 2 for each pillow, a pair in each color for set
Note Covers are crocheted to 13" square for a snug fit.
Rnd 1 (RS) Ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with slip st in beg sc; turn.
Rnd 2 Ch 1, sc in next 2 sc, [3 sc in next sc for corner, sc in next sc] 3 times, 2 sc in same sc as beg, slip st in beg sc, turn.
Rnd 3 Ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, [3 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times, 2 sc in same sc as beg, slip st in beg sc, turn.
Rnds 4-12 Repeat Rnd 3, increasing 2 sts between corners each rnd, until 21 sc between each 3 sc corner – 96 sc total.
For first square, fasten off; on 2nd square, turn but do not fasten off.
Hold squares with WS together. Ch 1, matching sc, sc through both thicknesses around 3 sides of square. Insert pillow form, sc opening closed, slip st in beg sc, fasten off.
Rnd 1 (RS) With first color, leaving 6 inches tail, ch 2, [sc, ch 2] 6 times in 2nd ch from hook, join with slip st in beg sc – 6 ch-2 spaces.
Rnd 2 [Slip st, 4 dc, slip st] in each ch-2 space, join with slip st in next sc – 6 petals.
Rnd 3 Ch 1, sc in same sc, working behind petals, [ch 4, sc in next sc of Rnd 1 between petals] 5 times, ch 4, slip st in same sc as beg, fasten – 6 ch-4 loops. Bring loops to back
Rnd 4 RS still facing, with 2nd color, join in any ch-4 loop, [slip st, 7 dc, slip st] in each ch-4 loop, sc in next sc of Rnd 3 – 6 petals.
Rnd 5 Working behind petals, [ch 5, slip st in next sc of Rnd 3] 6 times, fasten off – 6 ch-5 loops. Bring loops to back of Flower.
Rnd 6 RS still facing, with 3rd color, join in any ch-5 loop, [slip st, 9 dc, slip st] in each ch-5 loop, slip st in beg loop, fasten off – 6 petals.
Use beg tail to attach to Pillow, weave in remaining ends.
Medium FlowerWork Rnds 1-4 only, omit last sc, slip st in same ch-4 loop as beg, fasten off.
Small FlowerWork Rnd 1 in first color, fasten off. Join 2nd color in any ch-2 space and work Rnd 2, fasten off.
NOTEAs shown, pillows are finished as follows:
Chocolate Pillow (A)Make Large Flower in A/B/C and attach to center of Pillow front.
Eucalyptus Pillow (B)Make 2 Medium Flowers: 1 in A/B, 1 in B/C. Make 9 Small Flowers: 3 in C/A, 2 in C/B, 2 in A/C, 1 each in A/B and B/C. Attach all over Pillow front.
Champagne Pillow (C)Make 1 Medium Flower in B/A, 2 Small Flowers in B/A. Attach in corner of Pillow front.