Crochet Zig Zag Pillow
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Crochet Zig Zag Pillow


Add a unique spin and a burst of color to your home décor with this diagonal zig zag pillow made in Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ yarn.
Designed by Loops & Threads™ Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ (Solids 4.5 oz / 128g):
    Main Color (MC): 1 Ball of #01013 Chocolate
    Contrast A: 1 Ball of #01201 Aqua
    Contrast B: 1 Ball of #01514 Topaz
    Contrast C: 1 Ball of #01008 Aran
  • Size 5mm (U.S. H or 8) Crochet Hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 16-inch (40.5cm) Square Pillow Form
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Gauge
13 sc and 14 rows = 4-inches (10cm).


Step: 2

Abbreviations
approx = approximately
beg = beginning
ch = chain(s)
cont = continue(ity)
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
rem = remain(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


Step: 3

Note: First and last sc of each row is left unworked.


Step: 4

Stripe Pat
With MC, work 2 rows.


Step: 5

With A, work 2 rows.


Step: 6

With B, work 2 rows.


Step: 7

With C, work 2 rows.


Step: 8

These 8 rows form Stripe Pat


Step: 9

With MC, ch 105.


Step: 10

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *1 sc in each of next 6 ch. Ch 2. 1 sc in each of next 7 ch. Miss next 2 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to last 7 ch.


Step: 11

1 sc in each of next 6 ch. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 104 sts.


Step: 12

2nd row: Ch 1. Miss first sc. 2 sc in next sc. *1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * to last sc. Fasten off. Leave rem st unworked.


Step: 13

3rd row: (RS). Miss first sc. Join A, with sl st to next sc.


Step: 14

Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. *(1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn. Leave last sc unworked.


Step: 15

4th row: Ch 1. Miss first sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. *Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1sc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Rep from * to last sc. Fasten off. Leave rem sts unworked.


Step: 16

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 22½-inches (57cm), ending with a WS row. Fasten off.


Step: 17

Fold piece as envelope (see Diagram). Sew 2 sides. Insert pillow form. Sew last 2 sides closed.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

This simple zig zag pillow has a clever trick to turn its stripes sideways. When complete, fold ends like an envelope on the back and sew sides closed.