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caron® chunky cakes™ crochet popcorn pillow

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 4 - Caron® Chunky Cakes™ Yarn – Rice Pudding 

MEASUREMENT: Approx. 24" square

GAUGE: 9.5 sc and 14 rows = 4"
 
 
INSTRUCTIONS:
Note: Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc.

Pillow Front
Ch 56.
 
1st row: (WS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from  hook.  1 sc in each ch across.  Turn. 55 sc.
 
2nd row: Ch 3. *Popcorn in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Popcorn in next sc. 1 dc in last sc. Turn.
 
3rd and alt rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
 
4th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in next sc. *Popcorn in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last sc. Turn.
 
6th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 sc. *Popcorn in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
 
8th row: Ch 3. *1 dc in each of next 3 sc. Popcorn in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 dc in each of last 2 sc. Turn.
 
9th row:  Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep 2nd to 9th rows until work from beg measures approx 24" , ending on a WS row. 
Fasten off.
 
Pillow Back (make 2).
 
Ribbing: Ch 7.
 
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook.  1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn.  6 sc.
 
2nd row: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 
 
Rep last row until work from beg (when slightly stretched) measures 24" .  Do not fasten off.  
Step 2
Proceed as follows:
 
1st row: Turn work sidewise. Ch 1. Work 55 sc along side of ribbing. Turn. Place marker at end of row.
 
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from marker measures 14" [35.5 cm]. Fasten off.
 

FINISHING
Overlap Back pieces to match Front, with ribbed sections in center to create opening to insert pillow form. Sew outer edge seams.
 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Alt = Alternate
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double Crochet
Popcorn = Work 5 dc into same stitch or space.  Drop loop from hook.  Insert hook from front to back into first dc of 5 dc group. Pull dropped loop through st. Ch 1 to secure popcorn. 
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
WS = Wrong Side
 
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