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caron® cotton cakes™ crochet tasseled pillow

There's no shortage of excitement in this wonderful pillow! Made using a combination of textural crochet stitches, then accented with trendy tassels and fringe; the beautiful colors of Caron® Cotton Cakes™ are perfect for your home. 
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 12" x 16" [30.5 x 40 cm], excluding fringe

GAUGE: 15 sc and 18 rows = 4" [10 cm]. Take time to check your gauge

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SPECIAL STITCH(ES) EXPLANATION(S):

   -  Hdcbp (Half Double Crochet Through Back Loop): Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at back of work, inserting hook from right to left. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.
   -  Hdcfp (Half Double Crochet Through Front Loop): Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.
   -  Trfp (Treble Crochet Through Front Loop): (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. 
Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

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

Front and Back (Make Alike)

Ch 68.                            

Row 1: (RS). Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 5 ch. *1 hdc in each of next 5 ch. Sl st in each of next 5 ch. Rep from * to last ch. Sl st in last ch. Turn. 67 sts.

Rows 2 and 3:  Ch 2. Working in back loops only, 1 hdc in each of first 6 sts. *Sl st in each of next 5 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last st. 1 hdc in last st. Turn.

Rows 4 and 5: Working in back loops only, sl st in each of first 6 sts. *1 hdc in each of next 5 sts. Sl st in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last st. Sl st in last st. Turn.

Rep Rows 2 to 5 for pat until work from beg measures 5½" [14 cm], ending on a WS row.

Next Row: (RS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in back loops only, 1 dc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Next Row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first dc. 1 hdcfp around each dc to last dc. 1 hdc in last dc. Turn. 

Step 3

Proceed in Lattice Pat as follows:

Row 1: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sts. (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop around post of 2nd sc 2 rows below at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Skip next 3 sc 2 rows below. (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop around post of next sc 2 rows below at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – first trfp cluster made. *Skip next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop around post of last sc worked 2 rows below at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Skip next 3 sc 2 rows below. (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop around post of next sc at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – trfp cluster made. Rep from * to last 4 dc. Skip next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Turn. 

Step 4

Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. 1 trfp around first trfp cluster. *Skip next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. 1 trfpcluster over last trfp cluster and next trfp cluster. Rep from * to last 6 dc. Skip next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. 1 trfp around last trfp cluster. Skip next dc. 1 sc in last dc. Turn.

Row 6: As Row 2.

Row 7: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sts. 1 trfp cluster over first trfp cluster and next trfp cluster. *Skip next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. 1 trfp cluster over last trfp cluster and next trfp cluster. Rep from * to last 4 dc. Skip next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Turn.

Rows 8 to 17: Rep Rows 4 to 7 twice more, then rep Rows 4 and 5 once.

Row 18: (WS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). Working in front loops only, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.

Row 19: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first dc. 1 hdcbp around each dc to last dc. 1 hdc in last dc. Turn. 

Step 5

Proceed in pat as follows:

Row 1: (WS). Ch 2. Working in back loops only, 1 hdc in each of first 6 sts. *Sl st in each of next 5 sts. 1 hdcin each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last st. 1 hdc in last st. Turn.

Rows 2 and 3: Working in back loops only, sl st in each of first 6 sts. *1 hdc in each of next 5 sts. Sl st in each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last st. Sl st in last st. Turn.

Row 4: As Row 1.

Rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg measures 18" [45.5 cm], ending on a RS row. Fasten off.

With WS facing of Front and Back tog, work 1 sc through both thicknesses across 3 sides, having 3 sc in each corner. Insert pillow form. Work sc across rem side to close. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Mini Tassels (make 24): Wrap yarn around 3 fingers 25 times. Tie securely at one end. Cut across other end. Wrap yarn 6 times around tassel ½" [1 cm] from tied end. Fasten securely. Attach Mini Tassels evenly spaced across dcbp rows on Front and Back, as shown in photo.

Fringe: Cut strands of yarn 5" [12.5 cm] long. Taking 5 strands of random colors tog, fold in half and knot into fringe around entire Pillow. Trim fringe evenly. 

Step 6

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch = Chain(s)

Dc = Double Crochet

Hdc = Half Double Crochet

Hdcbp = Half Double Crochet Through Back Loop

Hdcfp = Half Double Crochet Through Front Loop

Pat = Pattern

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

Tr = Treble Crochet

Trfp = Treble Crochet Through Front Loop

WS = Wrong Side

Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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