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bernat® velvet™ mitered squares crochet cushion

We love this pretty pillow’s pattern of mitered squares – not to mention its soft, velvety texture! It’s easy to make with Bernat® Velvet™, a super-soft, super-bulky chenille yarn that will give all your crochet projects a truly luxurious feel. Just check out the free pattern below and get started!
Step 1

MEASUREMENT: Approx. 20" [51 cm] square

GAUGE: 10 sc and 11 rows = 4" [10 cm]; save time and check your gauge

NOTE:
  • When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed.
  • Click here to view the Diagram. 


INSTRUCTIONS:

Stripe Pat

Rows 1 and 2: With B. Join C, Break B.

Rows 3 and 4: With C. Join D. Break C.

Rows 5 and 6: With D. Join A. Break D.

Rows 7 and 8: With A. Join B. Break A.

Rows 9 and 10: With B. Join C, Break B.

Rows 11 and 12: With C. Join D. Break C.

Rows 13 and 14: With D. Join A. Break D.

Rows 15 to 22: Rep Rows 7 to 14.

Row 23: With A.

These 23 rows form Stripe Pat.


Motif (make 8 alike)

With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.

Foundation Rnd: (RS). Ch 1. (2 sc in ring. Ch 2) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Join B in first ch-2 sp.

Cont working in rows and proceed in Stripe Pat along 2 edges of Motif as follows:

Row 1: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in same ch-2 sp as joint. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made). 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to corner sp. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Join C. Break B. Turn.

First 2 rows of stripe pat are complete.

Keeping cont of stripe pat, rep Row 2 - 21 times more, ending with 1 row of A. Fasten off.


FINISHING

Joining Motifs: Sew 4 Motifs tog, as per diagram, to make 2 pieces alike to form front and back.

Joining Front and Back: Rnd 1: With WS facing each other, join B with sl st to any corner st of cushion. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work sc evenly around 3 sides of Cushion, having 3 sc in each corner. Insert pillow form. Complete rnd of sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximate(ly)

Ch = Chain(s)

Cont = Continue(ity)

Contrast A = Majestic Purple

Contrast B = Sandy Cream 

Contrast C = Vapor Gray

Contrast D = Taupe Coffee

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

Sp = Space

Tog = Together

WS = Wrong Side

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