Loops & Threads® Fashion Fur Heart Pillow (Crochet)
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Loops & Threads® Fashion Fur Heart Pillow (Crochet)

Add a whimsical touch to your decor with this furry throw pillow. This is any easy project that you can crochet on a weekend, since it only takes about 8 hours to complete. Loops & Threads® Fashion Fur is 100% acrylic. Hand wash, warm. Do not bleach. Dry flat. Do not iron. Do not dry clean.

Skill Level:  Easy

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Fashion Fur (3.5 oz./100 ga.; 35 yds./32m) Yarn – Candy Floss (4 Balls)
  • Crochet Hook, Size U.S. L or 11 (8mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Stuffing
 

Project Instructions

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 16" (28cm) tall x 14" (35.5cm) wide

GAUGE: 7 hdc and 5 rows = 4" (10cm)

Abbreviations

alt = alternate(ing)
approx = approximate(ly)
beg = begin(ing)
ch = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
yoh = yarn over hook

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Ch 2 at beg of each rnd does not count as hdc.

To join rnd, join with sl st to first hdc.

 

Ch 3.

1st rnd: 9 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join.

2nd and alt rnds: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join.

3rd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join. 18 hdc.

5th rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in next hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join. 27 hdc.

7th rnd: Ch 1. *1 hdc each each of next 2 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join. 36 hdc.

9th rnd: Ch 1. *1 hdc in each of next 3 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join. 45 hdc.

11th rnd: Ch 1. *1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. 2 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join. 54 hdc.

12th to 15th rnds: As 2nd rnd.

 

First Hump:

1st rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 27 hdc. Join with sl st to first hdc. Leave rem hdc unworked.

**2nd rnd: Ch 2. *(Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - Hdc2tog made. 1 hdc in each of next 12 hdc. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of next 11 hdc. Join. 25 sts.

3rd rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join.

4th rnd: Ch 2. *Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of next 3 hdc. Rep from * around. Join. 20 sts.

5th rnd: Ch 2. *Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join. 15 sts.

6th rnd: Ch 2. *Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in next st. Rep from * around. Join. 10 sts.

7th rnd: Ch 2. (Hdc2tog) 5 times. Join. 5 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.**

Stuff Heart.

 

Second Hump:

1strnd: Join yarn with sl st to first rem hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 27 hdc. Join with sl st to first hdc. 27 hdc.

Work from ** to ** as given for First Hump, stuffing as you work.

Sew opening closed between humps.