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bernat® blanket big™ big loopy pillow to crochet

Make a big bold statement with this gutsy Loopy Pillow! Crocheted using Bernat® Blanket Big™, gorgeous texture is created by working post stitches and then finished off with a wonderfully loopy fringe. This fun project works up so quickly so you'll be tempted to make several! 
Step 1

MEASUREMENT: Approx 20" [51 cm] square, excluding loops

GAUGE: 2 sc and 2 rows = 4” [10 cm]. Take time to check your gauge.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
 - Loop St = Insert hook in next stitch. Wrap working yarn over top of index finger, from back to front, to form 3” [7.5 cm] loop. Yoh and draw up a loop onto hook. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook, dropping loop off index finger to back of work (see diagram). Loop will be formed on RS of work.


INSTRUCTIONS:

FRONT

Ch 12.

Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 11 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last st. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. *Working in front of work, 1 tr in next skipped sc 3 rows below. Skip next sc (behind tr). 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next st. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sts. *Working in front of work, 1 tr in next skipped sc 3 rows below. Skip next sc (behind tr). 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 8: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Ch 1. Skip next st. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last st. Turn.

Rep Rows 5 to 8 until work from beg measures 19½” [49.5 cm], ending on a RS row.

Next Row: (WS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Fasten off.

Step 2

BACK

Ch 12.

Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 11 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

Rep Row 2 until work from beg measures 20” [51 cm], ending on a RS row. Fasten off.



FINISHING:

Joining Front and Back: With Back facing you and WS facing each other, holding 2 strands of yarn tog as one, join yarn with sl st to any corner st of Pillow. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work Loop sts evenly around 3 sides of Pillow, having 3 Loop sts in each corner. Insert pillow form. Complete rnd of Loop sts. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch = Chain(s)

Loop st = Loop Stitch

Pat = Pattern

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tr = Treble Crochet

Tog = Together

WS = Wrong Side

Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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